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    The Paradigm of Advancement #GuessWhoSpeaks

    Do you know that we see the world not as it is, but as we are? Every human being has a unique set of ‘lenses’ through which he views and understands the world. Paradigm as it is used today means a model, a theory, perception, assumption or frame of reference. It is the way we...
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    The Ebola Story #GuessWhoSpeaks

    An ongoing unsolved mystery, a harvest of death and human strength in the face of adversity. Ebola is the virus that brought West Africa to its knees. Ebola virus disease is a severe, often fatal illness in humans. The virus was first transferred to humans by wild animals and spreads through human to human transmission....
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    Civil Rights and the Authority #GuessWhoSpeaks

    FACT: Between independence in 1960 and the onset of the fourth republic in 1999, Nigeria has had one appointed & two elected heads of government, seven coup d’état powers and one military successor. Most of these regimes have denied or violated citizens’ rights – sometimes basic rights. Nigeria has had consistently low rankings in the...
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    Kuby Uyanga #FoundWillBy

    Looking inside. Kuby was trained and obtained an undergraduate degree as a Structural Engineer. External factors like the education he’d received, societal norms, family expectations, friends’ advices, wrong geographical location and absence of financial/motivational capital made him spend years trying to forge a career in Engineering. He felt like...
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    TOCHUKWU OKAFOR #FoundWillBy

    Not all experiences deform you. Tochukwu grew up in a close-knit family of eight, where love rules and hardwork thrives and every little fruit of the day was much appreciated. His form tutor prior to his primary school graduation said he was bound to fail, in her words, “Tochukwu, you are a useless child.” This...
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    Embracing Rejection.

    The room was quiet. The pin-drop silence, excruciating. It was a bright, sunny morning, but the gloomy faces in the room could scare away the morning sun. I was lying face down on the floor, clawing at the fluffy Arabian carpet. My eyes began ‘‘to sweat,’’ and the sweat streamed into a sea of tears....
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    Bringing the Ted like Experience to Ikeja

    Recently, one of the biggest supermarket chains- WALMART will start business here in Lagos. It’s a great move, an also exciting as the competition gets tougher in the space. It’s time for a new thing here, how about a paradigm shift inspired by beautiful ideas? There is a day filled with striking ideas, impressive speakers,...
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    Ikeja hosts first TEDx Event; 3rd Oct

    After a successful launch in major cities across Nigeria, the popular international TEDx event will debut in the heart of Lagos; Ikeja on Saturday, 3rd October, 2015 with the theme; “FINDING WILL”. TEDxIkeja is created in the spirit of TED’s mission; “Ideas worth spreading,” and is designed to give organizations and individuals the opportunity to...
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