My Ideal Young Nigerian

Samuel Aboki writes…

ROTIMI WILLIAMS Meet Rotimi Williams,35-year-old Nigerian entrepreneur and rice farmer, owns the 2nd largest commercial rice farm in Nigeria by land size. The farm currently sits on 45,000 hectares and employs more than 600 indigenes of Nasarawa. We need more people like this.

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The Ex- Militant’s Farm Initiative

By Babafemi Ojudu On Saturday I visited a farm initiative by a young Nigerian in Keffi. I couldn’t belief what I saw. Reston Tedheke story is inspiring and a good model to the young people in our country who are daily facing challenges of survival. This is more so when Reston is a former militant from the Niger Delta. Reston…

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Big Banks Beware, Fintech Turks Are Here To Disrupt

By Babafemi Ojudu Farmally is an agricultural crowdfunding platform. It has a small and efficient staff of three. It operates in a space less than ten square meters in Abuja. It’s proprietor Mr Tunji David, a young graduate of economics is perpetually on his mobile phone. He is receiving calls from far and near from investors who want to put…

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Esther Nwankwo writes

Determination is indeed priceless!!! I could remember my father telling my sisters and I that our education ends after senior WAEC. According to him, his tradition does not support female child education, also due to financial constraints. I was skeptical about my future but my WILL kept me going. I was determined and willing to pay the price of success.I…

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The Dreamlike Experience of “The Song Is You

Not so long ago, Uzoamaka Maduka was known in New York as a young editor who did what young editors have done for generations: she and some friends brought to life a literary magazine. It was called The American Reader. It lasted for a few years, and then she was gone, off to Los Angeles to write for the movies. Before…

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Digital Nomads

Digital Nomads: A Nigerian engineer’s journey from Ukraine to Malaysia, and now to helping businesses scale in Thailand

“Tourism has its uses, but it can mangle a city, especially a developing city, and flatten it into a permanent shape of service: the city’s default becomes a simpering bow, and its people turn the greyest parts of themselves into colourful props.” In 2019, Bangkok, Thailand’s capital city received 22.7 million international visitors. It is ranked the top destination for global…

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Lt. Victor Agunbiade

Lt Victor Agunbiade: US Navy awards Nigerian man for his exemplary accountability

The United States Navy has awarded a Nigerian officer, Lt Victor Agunbiade, its medal of commendation for his meritorious service. The U.S Navy said Agunbiade effectively managed its largest cash disbursing office handling 45 million dollars (N17billion) in cash transaction. This, it said, accounted for around 70 per cent of its overseas disbursing volume. According to the award citation, Agunbiade…

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Our Secret Weapon

The article below was written by one of the close to 100 volunteers who worked with us in our Situation Room during the election. They came from all over the country and were determined to fight a battle that berthed all of us at the Next Level. Young , energetic, committed , patriotic they gave every fiber of their being…

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