World Bank: Ebola is crippling West Africa’s economy

By Onimisi Raymond The current Ebola outbreak has killed more than 2,600 people, according to the World Health Organisation. However, the number of cases could end up in “hundreds of thousands”, and estimates from the World Bank indicate that unless the crisis is quickly contained, the financial impact will be devastating. Reports from the World […]

Save for the rainy day (From the Magazine)

by Glory, the Money Maestro You probably heard the slogan for good money management “make all you can, save all you can”, “give all you can” as a young person and took it to heart. After slogging it out in the university for five years, you emerged with the converted Bachelor’s degree. One more year […]

Ifeanyi Igbokwe: Black… or White (From the Magazine)

By Ifeanyi J. Igbokwe     A couple of weeks ago, a report credited to the WHO tried to confirm how that 77% of Nigerian Women use bleaching cosmetics or materials; well let me start by saying that the statistics are a victim of hyperbole. That said, let’s go to the heart of the matter. […]

Ladybrille magazine honors Thami Ngubeni as woman of the month, August 2014

by Laila Andu Ladybrille Magazine, the pioneer digital platform and authority on African fashion in the West’ and the pioneer voice for the African woman entrepreneur; honors Popular South African media personality and change agent Thami Ngubeni, as its Ladybrille Woman of the Month for August 2014. The Ladybrille ‘Woman of the Month’ is a monthly feature […]

Lagos school in the 1960s

Editi Effiong: We haven’t started yet (From the Magazine)

by Editi Effiong “1950. Very few schools. Great education. 2012. Lots of schools. Little education. #Nigeria”  In 1944, a young Chinua Achebe, started out at Government college, Umuahia. It was a revealing narration, which gave this generation a glimpse into the quality of education that was available to young Nigerians who had the privilege of […]

Akinola Odunukan: Who we choose in 2015 will be the difference between Life and Death

by Akinola Odunukan   In the favorite words of a former leader of this nation, who coincidentally got in by the barrel of the gun rather than the choice of the ballot box: “Fellow Nigerians,” we are at a crucial point in the history of this country – a time when the nature of the leader […]

See the cover shoot for Seyi Shay on Y! Africa (+ even more photos)

by Adekanmbi Adedotun It’s her way or the high way! Singer, Seyi Shay was unveiled last week as the cover star on the new edition of Y! Africa, in a double cover including Tanzanian millionaire investor, Meck Khalfan.   In the interview, Seyi speaks about the road less travelled, her career since she returned to […]