World Cities Day: My Lagos View

World Cities Day: My Lagos View

Image Source: @lookslikelagos on Instagram by @coinedbyeko   The ever-lively city of Lagos can best be described as Nigeria’s (and arguably, Africa’s land of opportunities). Believe me, in some parts of Nigeria, some people believe you could pick gold on Lagos...
Boys Matter, Girls Matter Too

Boys Matter, Girls Matter Too

Two years ago, I took a trip to Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria. I was a serving corps member (NYSC) at the time. The memory of my service year is still fresh and pleasant. Being a member of the MDGs Awareness Creation Group under the NYSC CDS auspices as well as being a...
Young People and Sustainable Tourism

Young People and Sustainable Tourism

Amid the numerous world-changing events of the 19th century including the appearance of the first set of electronic devices (the light bulb, telegraph and the telephone), the collapse of major empires, the abolishment of slave trade, the Fulani Jihad in Nigeria and...
What is Extrapreneurship?

What is Extrapreneurship?

A lot has been written and said about entrepreneurship. It is based on a simple principle: identify a need, meet it and make money. For example, Tolu lives in Lagos. On his street and around his neighborhood, there are many busy working class residents. Tolu overhears...
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