Meet Nigerian Man who designs for Hermès

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 1, 2019
The Nigerian-American designer’s interests extend way beyond high-end furniture. Known for his high-end furniture and lighting creations inspired by the hip-hop culture of his Southern California upbringing, Ini Archibong is already one of the most talked-about designers of the last two years. The 36-year-old’s résumé includes glass-blown floor lamps for Sé and the CNC-milled marble […]

WhatsApp Strengthens But Also Undermines Nigeria’s Democracy – UK-Nigeria Research Team

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 1, 2019
Research by a UK-Nigerian research team examining the role of WhatsApp in Nigeria’s 2019 elections has identified the opportunities and threats posed by the messaging platform for Nigeria’s democratic process. Drawing on citizen surveys and interviews with political campaigns, the report underlines the ways in which WhatsApp has promoted the spread of “fake news” around […]

RUGA: See Beef exports, 2019, Nigeria Excluded

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 1, 2019
Reports on Beef exports for year 2019 (million metric tons) has come out amidst speculations and controversies drawn from different divergent views in Nigeria. Elsewhere in the world, countries are making huge profit from the beef industry. See the figures as seen on the Twitter handle of The Spectator Index with claims to have obtained […]