PHOTOS: Dear Gov. Wike, Is This The State of Roads in Etche?

PHOTOS: Dear Gov. Wike, Is This The State of Roads in Etche?

Some youths from Etche Local Government Area in Rivers State are currently expressing outrage regarding the state of roads in the area. Using their social media handles, the said youths have posted pictures of the said roads in the local government area which is popularly regarded as the Food Basket of the state. The youths […]

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THRIVE 3.0: Repositioning the Nigerian Economy for the Post-COVID-19 Environment

THRIVE 3.0: Repositioning the Nigerian Economy for the Post-COVID-19 Environment

In April 2020, a choice group of avant-guardes decided to leverage on the vast opportunities presented by COVID-19 to create The Thrive Consortium. THRIVE is a dais for industry experts to deconstruct Nigeria in ways that will contribute to its growth and development. Having held two successful events with over two hundred persons in attendance, […]

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A Culture of Silence: How Nigerians Respond to Rape and Sexual Assault

A Culture of Silence: How Nigerians Respond to Rape and Sexual Assault

Every so often, the Nigerian mediascape gets saturated with news about rape, sexual assaults and/or allegations of both.  Typically, Nigerians hear or read these stories, nod their heads in sympathy or empathy with victims, create hashtags on social media platforms and then, promptly move on or forget.  These reactions are in part owing to the […]

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Thinking of going to the Middle East?

Thinking of Going to the Middle East? Think Again!

Faustina Tay: A common African Story Thinking of Going to the Middle East? – The story of Faustina Tay has been ignored in most global news networks except Al-Jazeera.  It was also interesting to observe that major news platforms in Africa did not cover the tragic events surrounding Faustina Tay.  But, the question is, why […]

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Rivers State Tourism Development Agency - #chracedancechallenge #chracechoralchallenge

Update: Rivers State Tourism Development Agency – #chracedancechallenge #chracechoralchallenge

#chracedancechallenge #chracechoralchallenge #CHRACE – The Rivers State Tourism Development Agency (RSTDA) launched the Culture, Heritage, Rhythm and Advocacy for COVID-19 Enlightenment (CHRACE) challenge on 17th April 2020.  #CHRACE dance and choral challenge is meant to raise awareness about COVID-19 as well as encourage adherence with standard safety measures during the global pandemic. RSTDA asked Rivers […]

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Be Responsible! Don’t be a #Covidiot

On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the Coronavirus outbreak a pandemic.  The spiraling cases of COVID-19 around the world as well as the incidences of death especially in China, Italy, Spain and the United States of America are clear indications that this pandemic is an unprecedented global health problem. In the […]

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