Editorial: Church As Strategy

Editorial: Church As Strategy

Editor’s Note: Church has been used as euphemism for religion, the writer has chosen the Church because it is what he understands; however, Church, religion and faith are used interchangeably. One thing Nigeria has over the West is our spiritual culture, it is a strength that we can exploit to make us a world power. We Nigerians are the perfect

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Baba Oladeji: How Architecture Can Win Like Advertising

Baba Oladeji: How Architecture Can Win Like Advertising

Gone are the days when Architects had the ears of decision makers, when Kings appointed Architects to shape their empires; when through architecture: Stonemasons and later Freemasons influenced mainstream thinking. Today, Architects are on the periphery of the boardroom only called in when the decision-making is over. However, unlike architecture, advertising has been able to navigate the murky waters of

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Adeposi Okupe: We Need Data for Faith to Work

Adeposi Okupe: We Need Data for Faith to Work

E go beta: Faith vs Logic This is Nigeria. We live and breathe faith & hope as a people. This may even be our biggest cultural export, just like Germany is known for engineering and India is known for information technology – only if we could find a way to make it yield benefits. Nigerians have faith: it is why we

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Our self-inflicted recession as gift

Our self-inflicted recession as gift

Like the name suggests, our blog-cum-epaper: soon hopes to fill the gap between Nigeria of today and Nigeria of the future with speculations, ideas, and images. Our goal is to sit as the prefix to Nigeria’s economic and political development, so that one day we can say: soon, Nollywood will be the world’s largest film industry or soon, Nigeria will

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Stomach Infrastructure Bank critiques Buhari’s inability to pay N5,000

Stomach Infrastructure Bank critiques Buhari’s inability to pay N5,000

Stomach Infrastructure Bank is a critique of the inability of the Buhari administration to fulfill its campaign promise to pay N5,000 to Nigerian youths. By adopting transparency in its operations through the use of clear glass, the mobile nature of this cash installation immediately collapses the bureaucratic bottlenecks hindering the government in fulfilling its campaign promise. The design is inspired

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Our Manifesto: Architecture Beyond Building

Our Manifesto: Architecture Beyond Building

These are the 7 truths that sit at the foundation of our organization. 1. We say architecture is not building but a way of thinking to shape life. 2. We say enough of the architecture of apolitical professionals,  designing for design sake. 3. We call for architecture with an agenda: a cause greater than the physical. 4. We say: for

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4 Dos and Don’ts for Skye Bank

4 Dos and Don’ts for Skye Bank

Stop Assuring People, Think and Act! People care less about your assurances. Nigerians have heard and seen banks wind up despite plenty assurances. Stop wasting N400,000? on full page Punch adverts when you can save some money strategizing about the future. Nigerians, even the elite, are wary of promises. Stop talking, take some quick steps. Don’t Shut Down Branches, Turn

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