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Technologist Ade Abayomi Olufeko: “There is no (tech) ecosystem in Nigeria, there are just societies and clubs”

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Over a year ago, AML published an “Open letter to would be repatriates to Nigeria,” by Dr. Oluyemi Olawaiye that gave great insights to would be returnees looking to move back to Nigeria. Fast forward eighteen months later and we have yet another brilliant mind providing candid advice to would be returnees but this time, to the technology and technology-related industries. …

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Why Peter Okoye’s Angry Reaction to FG Requirement that Nigerian Artists Produce Music in Nigeria is Misplaced

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In case you missed it, Nigeria’s Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed,  paid a visit to the Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) on Saturday, July 15th, 2017, and during that time, declared the need for Nigerian music producers (artists included) to produce their music in Nigeria. He believed it hurt jobs and the entertainment industry that these producers produce in South …

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Diezani Alison-Madueke: U.S. Dept. of Justice files lawsuit to recover over $100 million from Nigerian ex-oil minister and her associates

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The United States Government, through its Department of Justice, released the statement below on Friday, July 14, 2017, advising the American public and the world of its civil action filed in federal court seeking compensation from Nigerian ex-oil minister Diezani Alison-Madueke and her associates. Read the statement below. -Ms. Uduak Department of Justice Seeks to Recover Over $100 Million Obtained …

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Video: Tonto Dikeh declares war on domestic violence during Olori Wuraola led #1in3Africa campaign

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It remains unclear what actually occurred in Tonto Dikeh’s now-dissolved marriage between herself and ex-husband Olakunle Churchill. Dikeh had initially alleged her husband was violent in the relationship but lost almost all credibility when evidence emerged both from the Ghana police, and her husband’s camp, about her alleged numerous acts of violence against him, his mother and other members of …

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Chimamanda Adichie clarifies so-called controversial comment on trans women: “we can oppose violence against trans women while also acknowledging differences”

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It is a crazy world we live in when women have to defend themselves from men who make a decision to become women, in a society that can afford them the luxury to do so. As a woman, I believe it is an assault on femininity and womanhood when these kinds of attempts to force women to defend their femininity …