KABAFEST: The gathering of Nigerian creatives up-north

KABAFEST: The gathering of Nigerian creatives up-north

Literature and art has played a key role in preserving and reshaping Nigeria’s diverse culture. It’s always a great seeing events and programs fostering efforts to pass culture down to the next generation. The Kaduna State Government has announced a Kaduna Book and Art Festival (KABAFEST). This initiative is the first of its kind in Kaduna. Working in partnership with the Book Buzz Foundation and Gusau Institute, the Festival promises to be just more than just another exciting gathering for art and book lovers. With a diverse and rich line up of writers and panelists like Toni Kan, Leila Aboulela, Zaynab Alkali, Andrew Walker, Abubakar Adam Ibrahim amongst many others, the 5th – 8th of July has a lot to offer.

Read More

Talking Bookz- A revolutionary literary device

Talking Bookz- A revolutionary literary device

The Talking bookz app is the answer to every student's prayer. I remember wishing I had the audio version of those unending lecture notes and hand-outs, and honestly things you hear and see are harder to forget than tings you read, so this is an informal suggestion to all schools and educational centers; switch from written to oral means of tutelage. 

Read More

Many shoes in one

A SELF-ASSEMBLED FOOTWEAR HAS BEEN LAUNCHED TO SAVE TIME AND LABOUR 

Ki Ecobe which will only be launched on the completion of the kickstarter project which is $20,023 gone on $30,000. It is a "KI ecobe is a self-assembled modular shoe that uses no toxic adhesives. The end user assembles the shoe making the manufacturing process much less labor intensive." 

KI ecobe allows the consumer to express his or her character by selecting materials and colors and custom building their own shoe on our online store.

With 10,125 shoe combinations with straps, boots, out-soles & in-soles, laces and an easily washable feature with the machine and being able to convert from shoe to slippers in an instant; KI ecobe is selling more than just the dreams of being able to wear one shoe in so many ways but with ease and comfort.

Okada 2.0: Max Go is Bringing Back Okada Rides but in Ultra Grand Style

Okada 2.0: Max Go is Bringing Back Okada Rides but in Ultra Grand Style

Have you ever dreamt of wrapping your arms around a speed power bike rider? Missed the liberating feel of hitching and riding an Okada? Well, Max Go, a new ride hailing venture in Lagos is introducing an app that lets you hail a Bike and beat the city’s infamous traffics. Public motorcycle transportation gained popularity in Nigeria in the early 2000s, many states embraced this transportation means but eventually dropped it due to safety concerns and frequency of accidents.

Read More

A Hub for Nollywood movies

A Hub for Nollywood movies

Probably created on the basis of hunger for fame by a large number of he vibrant population and in good light contribution to Nollywood's growth; their most interesting feature has to be "casting"; it helps you find movie roles through a filter option of age, production type, role type, gender. But how effective would this be, and is this done properly in tandem with movie producers and how often are the roles updated?

Read More