OPINION: What’s funny about the Lagos ‘keke’ ban?

Laughter, they say, is good for the soul. Even if such clichés did not exist, someone in Nigeria would have needed to manufacture them. Speaking of which, Peter Enahoro did write the book, ‘You Gotta Cry to Laugh’ first published around 1972. Variations of this statement can be found in: ‘If person no laugh, wetin […]

OPINION: Promoting Made in Nigeria Products

Days back, representatives of the wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, were in Kano State. Their task was to distribute household items to certain segment of society as a form of assistance.  I took note of some of the items. There were large locally-made boxes for packing clothes. It means some enterprising Nigerians have been […]

OPINION: Much ado about okada ban

This opinion article was written by Abimbola Adelakun.  Barely a week after debunking reports that a definite decision had been taken on the operations of commercial motorcycles and tricycles, popularly known as okada and keke Marwa respectively, the Lagos State Government came with a ban on these crude means of transport in six local government […]

Tomie Balogun: Five tips for the financial independence of millennials

“I want to be a billionaire, billionaire … uh … uh” I am not sure if it is the lure of designer items and luxury living that makes us all sing and dance to this song by the Nigerian artist. Teni, or the nice rhythm that leads us all to dance on the dance floor. If you […]

OPINION: Why Nigerians are emigrating

Last week’s addition of Nigeria by the United States of America to a list of six countries slammed with visa restriction shows how the world views us. Many Nigerians still assume that Nigeria is the giant of Africa, but the world sees us as “a failed state” or “a rapidly failing state,” which is a […]

7 Surprising Benefits of Exercise

You probably have a vague sense that exercise is good for you—and you’ve probably heard that it’s “healthy for the heart.” But if you’re like most people, that’s not enough motivation to get you to break a sweat with any regularity. Scientists are learning that exercise is, actually, medicine. However, below are seven surprising benefits […]