Aisha Salaudeen

Aisha Salaudeen

Journalist

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Aisha is trying to figure out how to tell as many impact stories as possible in different forms.

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SustyVibes is cleaning Nigeria, one party at a time

DEVELOPMENT - 14 NOV 2018

SustyVibes is cleaning Nigeria, one party at a time

For Susty Vibes, Pop culture and sustainability have proven to be a good mix.

Explainer: What is GDP?

ECONOMY - 08 NOV 2018

Explainer: What is GDP?

The Gross Domestic Product is the a perfect measure of the welfare of a country

What is wrong with Kerosene lamps?

DEVELOPMENT - 07 NOV 2018

What is wrong with Kerosene lamps?

Kerosene is the most popular alternative form of lighting in Nigeria.

Why are medical doctors leaving Nigeria?

DEVELOPMENT - 17 OCT 2018

Why are medical doctors leaving Nigeria?

Doctors are fleeing, fed up with the suffering of working in the Nigerian health care space

Will podcasts become the new radio?

DEVELOPMENT - 12 OCT 2018

Will podcasts become the new radio?

More people are producing and consuming podcasts, why?

Nigeria has the highest rate of sickle cell disease in the world

DEVELOPMENT - 05 OCT 2018

Nigeria has the highest rate of sickle cell disease in the world

With 100,000 babies born with the disease each year, Nigeria has the highest rate of sickle cell in the world

Explainer: What are Direct and Indirect Primary Elections?

GOVERNANCE - 27 SEP 2018

Explainer: What are Direct and Indirect Primary Elections?

Before we vote our preferred candidates, political parties have to conduct their own primary elections

Why do UK returnees come back to Nigeria?

DEVELOPMENT - 27 SEP 2018

Why do UK returnees come back to Nigeria?

More Nigerians seems to be returning back home after studying in the UK, why?

Can you code your way to your dreams?

DEVELOPMENT - 25 SEP 2018

Can you code your way to your dreams?

Tomisin Ogunnubi, a young author and developer, is working her way into Nigeria's technology space.

Fear, Anxiety and Stigma - Living with a mental health disorder in Nigeria

DEVELOPMENT - 07 SEP 2018

Fear, Anxiety and Stigma - Living with a mental health disorder in Nigeria

Through the eyes of someone with a mental illness, we explore Nigeria's challenges in the Mental health space.

A close shave with the Otedola bridge tanker explosion

DEVELOPMENT - 31 AUG 2018

A close shave with the Otedola bridge tanker explosion

An eyewitness account of the Otedola tanker explosion gives some chilling detail.

Dream Catchers: Dancing their way to school.

DEVELOPMENT - 27 AUG 2018

Dream Catchers: Dancing their way to school.

Seyi Oluyole is sending slum kids in Lagos to school through Dance

Why Nigerians don't feel the effect of falling inflation

ECONOMY - 20 AUG 2018

Why Nigerians don't feel the effect of falling inflation

We delve into the way Inflation rates are calculated

Explainer: What is Inflation?

ECONOMY - 16 AUG 2018

Explainer: What is Inflation?

A quick lesson on Inflation and its impacts on the economy

Explainer: Why is there always fuel scarcity in Nigeria?

ECONOMY - 08 AUG 2018

Explainer: Why is there always fuel scarcity in Nigeria?

Africa's largest producer of oil often faces shortage of fuel.

Why Nigerian local flights are always late

FINANCE - 02 AUG 2018

Why Nigerian local flights are always late

Local flights in Nigeria are infamous for constantly being delayed or cancelled.

FINT: Banking without the banks?

FINANCE - 23 JUL 2018

FINT: Banking without the banks?

Meet FINT, one of Nigeria's leading FinTech startups changing the peer to peer lending landscape

How Farmcrowdy is changing the scale of Nigerian food production

FINANCE - 19 JUL 2018

How Farmcrowdy is changing the scale of Nigerian food production

FinTech startup, Farmcrowdy, is connecting rural farmers with sponsors

Earthquakes, lung disease, and dirt: what it feels like living in Kurata.

DEVELOPMENT - 16 JUL 2018

Earthquakes, lung disease, and dirt: what it feels like living in Kurata.

In the past 20 years, communities have borne the hazards of living beside Kurata, an industrial dump site.

Explainer: How does Islamic banking work?

FINANCE - 11 JUL 2018

Explainer: How does Islamic banking work?

We look into how Shariah principles govern islamic Banking

In Nigeria, everybody loves Hennessy

DEVELOPMENT - 09 JUL 2018

In Nigeria, everybody loves Hennessy

We try to connect the dots between pop culture and the love for Hennessy in Nigeria

Becky Mahmud: A Nigerian story of rape and survival

DEVELOPMENT - 04 JUL 2018

Becky Mahmud: A Nigerian story of rape and survival

A gripping account of a rape survivor as she chases her dream to become a nurse

Becky Mahmud: A story of rape and survival

DEVELOPMENT - 04 JUL 2018

Becky Mahmud: A story of rape and survival

A gripping account of a rape survivor as she chases her dream to become a nurse

Banks keep your money but Piggybank helps you save.

FINANCE - 26 JUN 2018

Banks keep your money but Piggybank helps you save.

Piggybank helps you lock away your savings to make it easier for you to save.

Banana Island, Nigeria's most exclusive Estate.

DEVELOPMENT - 25 JUN 2018

Banana Island, Nigeria's most exclusive Estate.

What do we know about Nigeria's most expensive estate?

#ENDSARS: The Stories Behind the Nigerian Protests

DEVELOPMENT - 19 JUN 2018

#ENDSARS: The Stories Behind the Nigerian Protests

SARS operatives have been reported to extort, unlawfully detain and murder Nigerians.

How do Nigerians decide who wins their votes in elections?

GOVERNANCE - 06 JUN 2018

How do Nigerians decide who wins their votes in elections?

What do Nigerians consider when picking the candidate of their choice?

In the Nigerian football league, nobody wins away games

DEVELOPMENT - 04 JUN 2018

In the Nigerian football league, nobody wins away games

We look into the numerous challenges around winning matches in the NPFL

President Buhari vs Boko Haram

DEVELOPMENT - 30 MAY 2018

President Buhari vs Boko Haram

As part of our Democracy Day 2018 series, we look at the Boko Haram Insurgency - then and now.

Explainer: Why Nigerians don't feel the impact of economic growth

ECONOMY - 25 MAY 2018

Explainer: Why Nigerians don't feel the impact of economic growth

Why can't the average Nigerian feel Economic growth impact?

Nigeria's booming Football Betting Industry

FINANCE - 22 MAY 2018

Nigeria's booming Football Betting Industry

We look at the drivers of the growth in online football betting in Nigeria

Welcome to Computer Village, Lagos

FINANCE - 19 MAY 2018

Welcome to Computer Village, Lagos

Computer village is catering to the tech needs of millions of West Africans

Kayan Mata: Northern Nigeria's Market for Sex

DEVELOPMENT - 08 MAY 2018

Kayan Mata: Northern Nigeria's Market for Sex

An industry for ancient aphrodisiacs in Northern Nigeria teaches us about the market for sex

Rise of the Nigerian Instapreneurs

FINANCE - 01 MAY 2018

Rise of the Nigerian Instapreneurs

We look at the rise of a new generation of Nigerian entrepreneurs on Instagram.

USSD Codes may not be as safe as we think

FINANCE - 26 APR 2018

USSD Codes may not be as safe as we think

We look into some of the security challenges around USSD transactions.

N-Power or No Power?

ECONOMY - 18 APR 2018

N-Power or No Power?

We explore how impactful the N-Power scheme has been on youth unemployment in Nigeria.

Port Harcourt: Wrapped in Soot

DEVELOPMENT - 29 MAR 2018

Port Harcourt: Wrapped in Soot

We take an in-depth look at the reports of the dark smog over Port Harcourt

How is Fake News Monetised?

OTHER - 23 MAR 2018

How is Fake News Monetised?

We briefly explain how fake news makes money for media organisations / publishers.

Lagos Traffic: The Cost of Waiting in Line

DEVELOPMENT - 23 MAR 2018

Lagos Traffic: The Cost of Waiting in Line

What do you lose out on when you wait in Lagos traffic?