Movie: Onward (2020)

There are a lot of writings on Teenagers by experts, but I decided to write this for two reasons, I will share the first now: That when my kids come of teen-age, I read what I thought about how they think, and how wrong (or right) I was to assume.

This piece will probably bang if you’ve seen the movies Inside Out (2015) and Onward (2020).

Now, the basics: Who is a Teenager?

Teenage is the period of transition from childhood to adulthood. The consensus hovers around the ages of 12 and 19 when physical growth is near completion. Unceremoniously…


In the middle of the 2016 recession, the Nigeria agricultural industry witnessed the emergence of some truly innovative Start-ups. Digital Agriculture went mainstream. And companies launched products to facilitate widespread participation in the sector through micro-investments.

The impact has been huge. Agricultural extension has improved. Never before have the potential for an agricultural revolution to usurp the tyranny of oil in the economy looked more plausible in the last decades. More importantly, the persistent challenge of smallholder farmers’ inaccessibility to credit was tackled through commercialized crowdfunding platforms from companies such as FarmCrowdy, ThriveAgric, and Farmforte.

As the second-half of 2020…

Elem Oghenekaro

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