Stephen’s Newsletter

Stephen Agwaibor
Everything and nothing
Created 07 Jul 2021
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  • Atlas
    10 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 2 3
    This week has seen Bitcoin break its all-time high with its price settling at around $68,500. $70,000 is lurking around the corner and appears to be a question of when at this point as all eyes are se...
  • Up In Flames
    03 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 5 2
    I went shopping at a supermarket recently with a couple of friends. I came upon the cigarette counter which had two prominent brands in stock, Dunhill and Benson & Hedges. On both brands were a pretty...
  • Charlie Brown
    27 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 3 3
    There was no newsletter last week. This was because it fell on the same day as the #EndSARS memorial. I did have a post lined up but I decided to set it aside. Although I made an announcement on my Tw...
  • Kaleidoscope
    13 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 4 5
    My writing in the past few weeks has taken on a political slant which has been intentional. The Nigerian state was birthed this month and if you have been keen on happenings in Nigeria you’d observe t...
  • Square One
    06 Oct 2021 • 6 min read • 5 2
    One of my all-time favourite TV shows is House MD which ran from 2004-2012 and centred the highly unorthodox character, Gregory House. House was who one would call the cynic’s cynic. He was not only a...
  • Don't Panic
    29 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 5 3
    Tomorrow marks my last day working as a journalist under my current media house. As decisions go, it’s one of the biggest I've ever had to make, maybe second to dropping out of university. The last co...
  • Politik
    22 Sep 2021 • 6 min read • 5 1
    While I am of the view that one must never say never, I frankly do not think that I can become a politician. I have neither the temperament nor the savvy for it. I am however, very keen on observing t...
  • The Escapist
    15 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 4 1
    The famed British philosopher and economist, Jeremy Bentham, in his book Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation (1789) proposed an algorithm designed to help people weigh their actio...
  • Adventure of a Lifetime
    08 Sep 2021 • 9 min read • 6 6
    The idea first came to me sometime between December 2011 and January of 2012. I was at the time, a student of electrical/electronics engineering at the University of Benin. The plan was to load up my ...
  • X Marks the Spot
    01 Sep 2021 • 6 min read • 3 0
    As part of requirements before becoming a reporter, I had to undergo extensive training on various aspects of journalism along with some of my colleagues. One of the many classes we had was on fact-ch...
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