Recession: Unemployed Nigerians take to betting, online pyramid

Thousands of jobless youths, unemployed and semi-employed adults have hinged their hope of surviving the pangs of hunger induced by the economic recession in the country on sport betting and online pyramid scheme. There is a common slang among those who have embraced betting for survival. They often ask: “Who can pay?” The usual response is: “It is betting company […]

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African Entertainment: How HITV collapsed and the role of Nigerian government in its exit

My great mentor asked me one day, a few years ago, why after the appointment of a Receiver/Manager by GTB over the assets of HiTV I gave up fighting and just rolled into a semi coma. He said this because, he knew how hard we fought to save it. I responded with the story of King David crying to GOD […]

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Kanu Nwankwo: The Greatest Trophy I’ve Won is Saving a Life

Startimes Nigeria, a leading paid television content provider in Africa, recently organised a tour of three African countries Tanzania, Kenya, and Uganda, to help position the brand among competitors. The company’s brand ambassador, Kanu Nwankwo, spoke with Ugo Aliogo, about the tour and other issues. Why did you embark on the Africa Tour? As the brand ambassador of Startimes, we […]

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What next for Mujila, winner of the 2015 Etisalat prize for Literature?

Beyond empowering creative talents, the Etisalat Prize for Literature has also become a veritable platform for winners to earn more global acclaims. So, after the Etisalat Prize, what is next for Mujila? Apart from rewards the Etisalat Prize for Literature (EPL) bestows on winners, the long term benefits associated with the Prize, perhaps, serve as motivation for the participants of […]

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