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Nigerian Undergraduates Test Self-built Cars in Lagos for Shell Eco-marathon

Nigerian Undergraduates Test Self-built Cars in Lagos for Shell Eco-marathon

Students from three Nigerian universities tested self-built cars in Lagos on March 18, 2015 in the build-up to the 30th edition of Shell Eco-marathon Europe (SEME) in Rotterdam in May 2015. The students from the University of Lagos, University of Benin and Ahmadu Bello ...

Arise Arizechi

April 19th, 2015

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6 Great Places to Work on Your Startup in Africa

6 Great Places to Work on Your Startup in Africa

Africa is a fantastic place to launch a start-up…if you choose the right place to work. Every country has varying levels of governmental regulation, lending flexibility, and even reliability of power, so choosing a good spot for your start-up is half the battle. Whether you ...

Guest Blogger

December 20th, 2013

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Discover Lagos, Africa’s Big Apple

Discover Lagos, Africa’s Big Apple

Hello, Kelvin Anderson, one of my International friends on Facebook, sent me this video. It seemed he was actually blown away by what He saw and he asked me one question – Is Nigeria really like this? Indeed, Lagos is one of Africa’s best secrets. Enjoy the Video

Arise Arizechi

December 16th, 2013

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Arc. Kunle Adeyemi: Rebuilding Lives, One Project at a Time

I never really gave much thought to architects and architecture as a much younger person. I never thought of them as world-changers or people with the ability to make much of a difference in other people’s lives, professionally speaking. I mean, they dealt mostly with ...

Jennifer Nkem-Eneanya

July 18th, 2013

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The Eko Atlantic City – A City Born From The Sea

The Eko Atlantic City – A City Born From The Sea

From my hotel room, I could clearly see the Great Wall of Lagos. This Impressive seven kilometre giant Wall has been referred to as a masterpiece of Engineering, designed to withstand the worst imaginable Atlantic Storm. This sea wall extends to 60 metres at the base where ...

Arise Arizechi

April 10th, 2013

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The SPDC Joint Venture And Development Of Science Education In Nigeria

The SPDC Joint Venture And Development Of Science Education In Nigeria

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) is co-sponsoring the 9th edition of the National Secondary Schools Science Fair and Quiz Competition which rounds off at the University of Lagos yesterday. Writing on this, a contributor, Precious Okolobo examines

Konnect Africa

February 15th, 2013

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Street Merchandise

Street Merchandise

In the summer of 1991, my immediate elder brother and I went to Lagos in the company of my Father to spend the holidays at an Uncle’s. We went to Lagos aboard an ADC airline and those were the days when rice and chicken sauce was still served in planes and not the ...

Jennifer Nkem-Eneanya

December 21st, 2012

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