THE ANCIENT MONOLITHS OF IKOM

It was not unusual to hear stories of ancient gods, humans, and places growing up. And though the authenticity of these stories cannot be confirmed, there are times we see bits of history in places that make us wonder if there may be some truth in them after all. The Monoliths of Ikom, also called […]

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THE MAGNIFICENCE OF THE ZUMA ROCK

”In its presence, the smallness of man is made visible.” The Zuma rock perhaps is one of the most famous landmarks in Nigeria, and if you’re having a hard time remembering what it looks like, you can easily take a look at your 100 Naira note. The rock, described as the Monolith with a human […]

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THE LUXURY OF THE KAJURU CASTLE

“A thing of beauty is a joy forever: its loveliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness.” As children, everyone dreamed of being princes or princesses, with everything and everyone at their beck and call. Another perk of being royalty, would, of course, be the magnificent castles, and really, what’s a prince or princess without […]

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MEET ODUNAYO EWANIYI AND HER NEW GENERATION KOLO

“When you know where you’re coming from and understand the responsibility of your position, you just have to do what you need to do.”  The Piggybank has been passed down generation after generation in Nigeria with the name “Kolo.”  Whether made of wood, mud, or tin, with a padlock or with no lock at all, […]

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THE ANCIENT HILLS OF IDANRE

“In nature, nothing is perfect, and everything is perfect.” Nature is such a thing that can keep you in awe of it once you witness its grandeur. In some cases, it fills you with the fear of how such a thing so magnificent can be. This explains perfectly what the Idanre Hills are. The hills […]

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MEET NOLA ADETOLA, REAL ESTATE GENIUS

“ I read my way out of poverty” – Nola Adetola While selling products may seem easy to most people, it’s actually harder than it looks. You may think it requires just charisma (of which I have none) and good word usage, but some people read books, watch videos and take courses in a bid to […]

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MEET MARK ESSIEN, CEO AFRICA’S BIGGEST HOTEL BOOKING PLATFORM

“True innovation comes from an in-depth understanding of the workings of a particular field” – Mark Essien. Tech is the next big thing in Nigeria, and our country has been set abuzz by it. As you know, almost everything is made better by a touch from technology, and Mark Essien recognized the need for this touch […]

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THE WONDER OF THE OGBUNIKE CAVE

“Africa has her mysteries, and even a wise man cannot understand them. But a wise man respects them” As we have established many times now, Nigeria is blessed with many caves, and each has its own peculiar history. In southeastern Nigeria lies the Ogbunike cave, in Ogbunike Local Government Area, Anambra. These caves are found […]

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THE BEAUTY OF YANKARI NATIONAL PARK

“A national park is not a playground. It is a sanctuary for nature and humans who will accept nature on its own terms.” I reiterate again that Nigeria should be making millions yearly from tourism, and Yankari National Park is another example showing how right I am. Yankari National Park is located in the south-central […]

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NNAMDI EZEIGBO: FROM STREET HAWKER TO CEO

“The greatest investment one can make is an investment in one’s self.” – Nnamdi Ezeigbo Every Nigerian or most has heard one or two stories from the infamous computer village in Ikeja. Examples are (just in case you do not know) stories of people who bought fake iPhones or people who bought phones without checking […]

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