The movie, In Iredu: Macbeth or Perseus?

The very first time I watched the Nigerian short movie, In Iredu, I was struck with how it reminded me of the Greek story of Perseus’ visit to the the Graeae in the movie Clash of The Titans. I have watched In Iredu again at least five times and it still strikes me that way. Synopsis: In Iredu The synopsis of In Iredu is that Ogagun, a great Yoruba general, visits the three witches in…

"The movie, In Iredu: Macbeth or Perseus?"

​The Lost Art of Wooing a Woman

An acquaintance of mine reproduced a small piece about the lost art of wooing a woman on Facebook. I copy the first section of it here for reference purposes:  “Is it a wonder that women are sitting at home in utter and compete dismay to the lost art of courtship and the extinction of true gentleman in this modern era?” Let’s be as upfront about this as possible: the age of men wooing women is…

"​The Lost Art of Wooing a Woman"

Nigerian tech blogs: When talk is cheap

Picture the motivational speaker who has never built any successful business himself but who postures to know how to build one. Picture the armchair critic. No hands-on experience at the things he opines about. That’s the picture that many Nigerian tech blogs present. The meat of this post is that it is easy to pontificate about why this startup failed and that startup founder crashed. It is easy to pontificate about what needs to be…

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Challenging the role of breadwinner

The role of breadwinner is outdated. Not exactly everywhere. There is a huge proportion of the world that still has to deal with the reality of having one person fill the role of breadwinner in each family. However, in the most cutting edge section of the world, the role is outdated. In today’s world, both men and women get an education and pursue a career. Both earn an income. The role/position if breadwinner is not…

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A story about Lagos State Emergency Response Unit

The Lagos State Emergency Response Unit has become a very visible part of life on the roads of Lagos. It is a rescue agency set up to response to road accidents and emergencies in Lagos. The agency can be reached toll-free by calling 112. Lagos State Emergency Response Unit: A Few Personal Sightings As I headed to work in the morning sometime last week, I saw a team of their vehicles – including a tow…

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What we did when someone cloned Mobility Arena

This morning, I was searching for some information on the web. In the course of my search, I stumbled on an image that we had on Mobility Arena. Curiosity got the better of me. So, I clicked on the image and it led me to a Mobility Arena clone. It was a blog that was essentially reproducing all Mobility Arena content – text, images and video. It had our posts word for word with our…

"What we did when someone cloned Mobility Arena"