The Social Media Week Lagos 2020 gets underway in a few days and The Guardian will be hosting two sessions. First, we’d take a look at how creators can balance timely content availability with premium audience satisfaction without compromising on either. Finally, we’d look at the global phenomenon called hate speech and how it can be regulated in Nigeria without misuse and abuse of power.
The University of Ibadan has conferred a lifetime achievement award on the Publisher of The Guardian, Lady Maiden Alex-Ibru, an alumna of the school. The school’s vice chancellor, Prof. Abel Idowu Olayinka, described her as a role model and quintessential woman of inspiration.
In this exclusive seven-part series, we are exploring the world of the Wood Merchants of Ebute Metta; the enterprise, the people, the engineering and the health and environmental impacts of West Africa's largest wood market.
In this part of our series on The Wood Merchants, we look at the environmental and economic impacts of the wood business. This episode looks at the untapped opportunities and how some of the wasting materials from the wood market can be turned into wealth.