A Rare 16th Century Description of the Advanced Economy of Ancient Benin

The Benin Kingdom was one of most developed states in Africa in ancient times until it was annexed by the British Empire in 1897. Founded around 1180 C.E, the people of Benin Kingdom built an advanced society and city so advanced that European historians compared it to Amsterdam in Europe. One of such descriptions: “When… Read More A Rare 16th Century Description of the Advanced Economy of Ancient Benin

Atiku vs Ezekwesili: Tertiary Education Plans of Nigeria’s Presidential Candidates

Academic activities in Nigerian public universities have been on hold since November 4th due to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Strike. ASUU strike has become a major part of Nigeria’s university calendar for more than a decade. The union which has shut down universities almost annually and sent students home for periods ranging… Read More Atiku vs Ezekwesili: Tertiary Education Plans of Nigeria’s Presidential Candidates

New Definitions of Kilogram and Three Other Metric Units to be Used Starting May 2019

The Système International d’unités (SI Unit) or the metric system, as it is better known descended from the decimal system of measurement proposed by John Wilkins, an Englishman in 1668 which was later made the law in France in 1799. It became the official measurement in all countries except Myanmar, Liberia and the United States.… Read More New Definitions of Kilogram and Three Other Metric Units to be Used Starting May 2019

By Virtue of Composition, Alabukun Powder is a Wonder Drug

Alabukun is a Nigerian indigenous analgesic brand that has persevered for a century in a sector with very few indigenous players. The brand is very popular and has gained acceptance and widespread use without any considerable adverts in Nigeria, Cameroon, Ghana, Benin, and the Uk. Many users and vendor call it gbogbonise (a Yoruba word… Read More By Virtue of Composition, Alabukun Powder is a Wonder Drug

How Niger Delta Youths Use Indigenous Gin-Distilling Technology to Refine Crude Oil

When marginalized communities are faced with problems, they adapt to find solutions of their own. Niger Delta communities in Nigeria have been economically marginalized for decades leading to poverty and massive unemployment, as a result, many young people in these communities are solving their employment problem with materials and knowledge available to them. These young… Read More How Niger Delta Youths Use Indigenous Gin-Distilling Technology to Refine Crude Oil

WowApp is a Messenger like WhatsApp but Allows You Earn Money & Shop Online

Most Africans use WhatsApp or Telegram for messaging, video calling and sharing files, nothing more, but messengers have gone beyond mere messaging and file sharing. WeChat, a popular messenger in China is used for multi-purpose messaging, social media and mobile payment. This is the direction messaging app developing is going and Africa has not been… Read More WowApp is a Messenger like WhatsApp but Allows You Earn Money & Shop Online