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“I Couldn’t Move… It Was an End Point for Me,” the Story Of A Cancer Survivor in Nigeria

The battle is over. Adebola the Cancer Survivor.

The incidence of cancer in Nigeria is very high, with a survival rate that is abysmally low. Yet, Adebola Falomo, a Lagos resident, went through the horrific experience of cancer and she survived. After going in and out of the operating theatre on three different occasions and holding onto life with the assistance of life-support machines, Mrs Adebola lives to ...

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Turf Season: This Nigerian Platform is Giving Talented Grassroots Footballers a Chance

TurfSeason Training at fun Turf Lekki

Turfseason, a Nigerian social enterprise, is floating a platform that allows talented young footballers across the country to showcase their skills and earn a career both locally and internationally. Paschal Agonsi, the project director/founder of Turf Season, recently talked to PEP NAIJA in an exclusive interview and he revealed how this amazing project is making a difference in the lives ...

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Roman Oseghale: How to Fix the Nigerian Economy, Education (EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW)

Roman Oseghale

At The Platform, a signature initiative of Covenant Christian Centre, held on October 1 in Lagos, Roman Oseghale– a Canada-based renowned architect, researcher and  business consultant– wowed the audience. With the venue crowded with people from all walks of life, many of them young, and millions of people watching across the world, Roman proved a point. He showed everyone that ...

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Mobilemedics, the Disruptive Startup That is Making Healthcare Accessible and Affordable

Of the 191 countries analysed by the World Health Organisation for the quality of their healthcare systems, Nigeria ranked 187 only ahead of Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central African Republic and Myanmar. Everyday, more and more Nigerians are dying from mostly preventable diseases and injuries. Notably, the budgetary allocation for the health sector is not even enough to stem ...

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Ori-Ewa Shea, the Phenomenal Made-in-Nigeria Brand That is Setting the Pace (EXCLUSIVE)

The origin of Shea butter is dated back to the time of Cleopatra of Egypt. It was a precious commodity used to protect the hair and skin against the fierce sun and dry winds of African savannah and deserts. Not long after, the healing properties of shea butter was also discovered in addition to its cosmetic powder. Realising the magical ...

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Winifred Onyemaechi: The Nigerian Lady Who Wants to Change the Face of Farming in Africa

Winifred Onyemaechi wants to change the face of farming in Africa

Winifred Onyemaechi is a farmer and the CEO Nature’s Kitchen Limited. She has a background in Business Administration and Management from the Institute of Management and Technology, Enugu. Winifred has also earned a certificate in Entrepreneurship Management from the Enterprise Development center of Pan Atlantic University, Lagos. With 8 years working experience in customer service and operations in the banking ...

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Nobody to Somebody: Pep Naija Interviews Olubamiji, the Pepper Seller Turned PhD Holder

Adeola Olubamiji is first black to hold a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from University of Saskatchewan, Canada

Not too long ago, the story of Adeola Olubamiji broke the internet; the Nigerian social media space was agog with her success story. And this was for two reasons, probably. One, she became the first black person to receive a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan, Canada. Two, it’s the story of nobody to somebody: she’s the ...

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Pain and Scars: Bukky Shonibare Reveals How She Wrestled With Poverty, Sexual Abuse

Bukky Shonibare is giving the African girl-child an identity

Bukky Shonibare, once described by PEP NAIJA as the uncommon pathfinder giving the African girl child an identity, is a 2016 Mandela Washington Fellow and one of Quartz Africa’s 30 innovators of 2017. As a teenager, Bukky suffered from sexual abuse, tasted poverty in its entirety, struggled to go to school. But a few years down the line, she has moved ...

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Pep Naija Interviews Ayoade Olusegun, Nigeria’s First and Finest Karaoke Jockey

Ayoade Olusegun is the founder and CEO, Nairoke

A Tony Elumelu Foundation Alumnus, Olusegun is one of 2016 ’30 Most Influential Personalities of Ibadan’ according to the ConnectIbadan Brand. Ayoade ‘KJSheggs’ Olusegun is Nigeria’s first and finest karaoke jockey/host. He is the founder and CEO of Nairoke Entertainment, a Nigerian karaoke company. Segun is also a Crans Montona Forum’s New Leader For Tomorrow and notably, he is the #karaokeking and the ...

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Nkechinyere Ebunoluwa: How I Graduated With Honors from Howard University At 18

Nkechi, the die hard fan of Falz The Bahd Guy!

At just 18, Nkechinyere Chidi-Ogbolu is already living her dreams. From Lagos Nigeria to the Gambia, and then the United States, the story of her life has been awe-inspiring. Nkechi recently talked to PEP NAIJA in an EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW. She let us into her world; her biggest secrets, plans for the future. One more thing, she actually revealed why she’s ...

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