Features & Editorials

The State and a State- A Review of “Silence Would be Treason”

Title: Silence Would Be Treason: Last Writings of Ken Saro-Wiwa (Second edition) Edited by Ide Corley et al Published: Daraja Press Year of Publication: 2018 Reviewer: Olutayo Irantiola At 52, I think I’ve served my time and, come to face it, I’ve lived a charmed life. A few more books, maybe, & the opportunity to …

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ALTON: Advocate or Antagonist

Technology enthusiasts are big on the power of new and emerging technologies to disrupt existing realities. Consider how personal computers, smartphones, and the internet caused disruptions. Today, we are talking about autonomous vehicles, 3D printing, robotics, artificial intelligence, wearables, and the likes. Oh, the possibilities! History has shown however that people can also be the …

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How Brand Identity Is Defined

BY LAURA LAKE All the components related to a product, service, company, or person is “brand identity.” Some of these items are the name, logo, tone, tagline, typeface, and shape that create an appeal. Brand identity is a separate category from brand image. Brand Identity is the message the consumer receives from the product, person, …

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Vaping Giant, JUUL, sued for Selling Contaminated Vaping Pods

American e-cigarette giant, JUUL, is being sued for allegedly deliberately distributing contaminated vaping pods to customers and retailers. A former top executive for the vaping giant alleged that at least one million tainted pods were put in the market earlier this year (2019). Former Senior Vice President of JUUL, Sidohartin Brescia claimed he was fired …

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Frustrations of O’Ride and Other Motorcycle-hailing Investors

Since the advent of the corporate motorcycle-hailing companies such as Gokada, ORide, Max.NG, GoBike, SafeBoda, amongst others, many Nigerians have embraced the idea of transport by bike. Many Nigerians embraced this to the extent that some have even parked their cars at home as they get to beat the daily traffic on the Lagos road. …

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African Governments, are you ready for the Fourth Industrial Revolution?

By Amrote Abdella, Regional Director of Microsoft 4Afrika At a recent conference in Johannesburg, a young college student posed a question to the Presidency of South Africa: “If we are introducing into basic education new subjects to be competitive in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, like coding, why do we have ministers of education that are …

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AFRICA: “SIGNIFICANT UNTAPPED POTENTIAL IN AGRICULTURE”

OBG publishes a special edition taking stock of agriculture in the continent Africa boasts significant untapped agricultural potential. While the continent accounts for 60% of the world’s arable land, it only contributes 4% of the total output. Cognisant of this, a global research and consultancy firm, Oxford Business Group (OBG), is publishing a study, Agriculture …

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HOW LA CASERA COMPANY PLC ENGAGES PROPER WASTE DISPOSAL METHODS THROUGH QUALITY CONTROL

Carbonated beverages sector is one of the fast growing sectors in the worldwide beverages market with the estimated market worth of over USD 340 billion in 2014. In the recent past, the industry has undergone major changes regarding product innovations and offerings and the market is expected to reach USD 412.5 billion by 2023 according …

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FRSC, PURSUIT & MISSILES: ANTICIPATING THE THINGS TO COME

by Olutayo IRANTIOLA We woke up on Friday, April 12 2019 when a Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) van was said to be involved in a Road Traffic Accident (RTA). I was awestruck at the various ways in which our lives have become trivialized as those who should reduce road carnages are the ones leading …

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Neveen Dominic: The Woman Who Chose Darkness over Light

She grew up in South Sudan during the civil war that engulfed the country. Until she had a need to travel to the Northern part of Sudan, Neveen Dominic thought all Sudanese were the same. Neveen never knew being dark skinned was a crime. She was discriminated on by fellow black Sudanese in the Northern …

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