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When VAT ​​was introduced to Nigeria with the enactment of VAT Act 102 of 1993, replacing the sales tax of Federal Government Decree 7 of 1986; it probably did not envision that Nigerian politicians will scuttle the whole thing and manage to treat it as another revenue sharing exercise.

“Sharing”…


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The Lagos State Government is bullish on the creative tech ecosystem. To be fair, Lagos has always been bullish on the creative industry but these days it is super bullish on the creative tech start-up ecosystem. Lagos State has one of the most business-friendly environments in Nigeria. LASG (Lagos State…


Nigerian culture places a pre-eminence on elders. In Nigeria, there is a widespread problem of elders insisting they know all there is to know about life and they insist on “guiding” us on this right path (they have chosen). Overbearing. Lack of space. Some parents even choose university courses for…


Connecting Africa with its diaspora. Really, special shout out to social media for making this connection happen; never in a million years would we have been able to connect and share so quickly.

I think one thing that has held Africa back from exploring its full potential is that it…


Africa’s industrial/manufacturing advancement has always lagged because of the lack of a knowledge economy to drive innovation. The emerging digital creator economy however seems to be causing a knowledge revolution that will fill this gap. Many young Africans (Millenials and Gen Z) are self-taught on a variety of topics like…


You have no choice but to love yourself because well, literally, you are yourself.

There’s a lot of talk about loving yourself to exude a healthy amount of self- esteem and confidence, but to be able to get there you’ve got to know what’s to love.

Are you worthy to love?

Everyone thinks something or…


Love is NOT what you think

For most of my life I have always thought that the point of life was to love. I had always thought that you do everything in and for love. …


So this is a random idea on how I think humans absorb information, and how to use that to make changes that can lead to lasting change.

Our eyes and ears are the primary target of today’s media. Not sure which is more powerful because we probably see more than…


I started this blog because I felt a huge burden to express some of the good hard life struggles of a mid twenty, Jesus following rainforest city girl. It’s totally appropriate that I begin with what my life philosophy used to be — to live while I’m alive

Our mind…

Loré

Storyteller passionate about Africa. Musing about people, technology, art, literature, food, culture, beauty, geopolitics, business and digital creators.

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