Octagon Rooms

Welcome to a catalog of insightful conversations.

Conversation – the informal interchange of thoughts by words. In it, different universes of discourse meet, acknowledge each other and enjoy an oblique relationship.

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Opinion ED: Does The Nigeria Society Hate Women?

Posted on: June 20th, 2018 by The Moderator No Comments

This article was written BY WILFRED OKICHE  Misogyny unlimited… When president Muhammadu Buhari’s visited Germany in October 2016, like many Nigerians who voted for Buhari in 2015, wife of the President, Aisha Buhari […]

Opinion ED: The Solution To Nigeria’s Perishing Educational System

Posted on: May 4th, 2018 by The Moderator No Comments

Every creature is intelligent but if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree. It will live its whole life believing that it is stupid The Nigerian educational system […]

Opinion ED: Why The Nigerian Youths Are Not Ready to Run for Office

Posted on: April 18th, 2018 by The Moderator No Comments

This article was written by CHINEDU GEORGE NNAWETANMA   The 2019 Nigerian general election is less than a year away and preparations are predictably in top gear for the country’s fifth democratic […]

Medical tourism: Why most people prefer to travel abroad for medical check-up and treatment.

Posted on: April 9th, 2018 by The Moderator No Comments

The Octagon: Welcome to the Octagon. Let’s begin with some introductions before going into the discussion. Can everyone let us know who they are and share a bit about what they do? […]

Having a better brand is better than having a better product

Posted on: November 22nd, 2017 by The Moderator No Comments

The Octagon: Hi Guys, Please introduce yourselves. Eugene: Hi guys. My name is Eugene. I’m a Creative Director for Gr8an, A Trellis Group Company. I’m an avid consumer of Speculative Fiction, sci-fi […]

How can social media proliferation in Nigerian and the digital community play a critical role in telling the Nigerian story?

Posted on: August 28th, 2017 by The Moderator No Comments

The Octagon: Thanks for accepting to be a part of this Octagon Room. How can social media proliferation in Nigerian and the digital community play a critical role in telling the Nigerian […]

The NMC 2017 Octagon Panel Conversation – Audio and Transcription

Posted on: August 11th, 2017 by The Moderator No Comments

    The Octagon: We’ve had about over 20 room conversations with topics spanning from the recession to even marriage issues. We have people who are experts in these fields who converse, […]

The reason and remedy for the decline in educational standard over the last 20 years

Posted on: August 4th, 2017 by The Moderator No Comments

The Octagon: Thanks for accepting to be a part of this Octagon Room. Today’s topic is tagged “The reason and remedy for the decline in educational standard over the last 20 years.” […]

THE OCTAGON Partners with NMC to promote learning and healthy discussion among young Nigerians

Posted on: June 27th, 2017 by The Moderator No Comments

The first edition debate in collaboration with New Media Conference, featured 4 brilliant 11th graders representing CIS and DOWEN colleges Lekki, with the former proposing that Social Media does Enrich Education, and […]

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The Impact of Photography on society and telling the African Story

Posted on: June 14th, 2017 by The Moderator 1 Comment

The Octagon: Welcome To The Octagon. Let’s begin with some introductions before going into the discussion. Can everyone let us know who they are and share a bit about what they do? […]

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The Cost of Intellectual Property

Posted on: March 27th, 2017 by The Moderator 8 Comments

Welcome to The Octagon. We appreciate you taking time out to Join this Chat Session which will end in an hour. We have two moderators in the room who will only offer […]

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Nollywood: Where are we now ? What’s our future ? (Part 1)

Posted on: February 13th, 2017 by The Moderator 1 Comment

The Octagon Room: Welcome to the Octagon Room.  Thank you for accepting our invitation. Let’s begin with some introductions before going into discussions. Can everyone let us know who they are, and […]

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What is a recession and is there way out?

Posted on: February 6th, 2017 by The Moderator 3 Comments

The Octagon: Welcome to the Octagon Room. Thank you for accepting our invitation. Let’s begin with some introductions before going into the discussion. Can everyone let us know who they are and […]

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Nigeria’s Medical Industry: Ascent or Decline

Posted on: December 6th, 2016 by The Moderator 1 Comment

Welcome to the Octagon Room Thanks for taking time out to join this conversation which will end in 1hour. Before we go into the discussion, Please let everyone know your name, and […]

TheOctagonYouthSpeak on the educational system vs the job market

Posted on: November 28th, 2016 by The Moderator No Comments

The Octagon: Welcome To The Octagon. We appreciate you taking time out to join this chat session which will end in 1 Hour. We have two moderators in the room who will […]

#TheOctagonYouthSpeak on NYSC

Posted on: November 21st, 2016 by The Moderator No Comments

Welcome To The Octagon.  We appreciate you taking time out to Join this Chat Session which will end in 1 Hour. We have two moderators in the room who will only offer […]

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How To Balance Parenthood & Entrepreneurship

Posted on: November 14th, 2016 by The Moderator No Comments

Welcome To The Octagon. The octagon: We appreciate you taking time out to Join this Chat Session which will end in 1 Hour. We have two moderators in the room who will […]

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The rise of social entrepreneurship and its role in solving challenges in Nigerian communities

Posted on: October 17th, 2016 by The Moderator No Comments

The Octagon: Welcome To The Octagon. We appreciate you taking time out to Join this Chat Session which will end in 1 Hour. We have two moderators in the room who will […]

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Power – A painful, but defining factor for Nigerians Businesses

Posted on: October 3rd, 2016 by The Moderator 2 Comments

Welcome to the Octagon We appreciate you taking time out to Join this Chat Session which will end in an hour. We have two moderators in the room who will only offer […]

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Can our fashion industry become the next “Nollywood” ?

Posted on: September 26th, 2016 by The Moderator No Comments

The Octagon: Welcome to The Octagon We appreciate you taking time out to Join this Chat Session which will end in 1 Hour. We have two moderators in the room who will […]

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The “Motivational” Leader vs the “Instructional” Leader

Posted on: September 19th, 2016 by The Moderator 3 Comments

The Octagon: Welcome to The Octagon.  We appreciate you taking time out to Join this Chat Session which will end at 5pm (1 Hour). We have two moderators in the room who […]

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Artists and the contracts they sign

Posted on: September 5th, 2016 by The Moderator No Comments

The Octagon: Welcome To The Octagon.  We appreciate you taking time out to Join this Chat Session which will end at 7pm (1 Hour). We have two moderators in the room who […]

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Would you hire a non-graduate over a Graduate or vice-versa?

Posted on: September 5th, 2016 by The Moderator 4 Comments

Welcome to the Octagon The Octagon: We appreciate you taking time out to Join this Chat Session which will end at 5pm (1 Hour). We have two moderators in the room who […]

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Is there a future for sports in Nigeria?

Posted on: August 29th, 2016 by The Moderator 1 Comment

Welcome to The Octagon The Octagon: We appreciate you taking time out to Join this Chat Session which will end at 4pm (1 Hour). We have two moderators in the room who […]

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The Buy Nigeria Conversation

Posted on: August 29th, 2016 by The Moderator 2 Comments

Welcome To The Octagon.  The Octagon: We appreciate you taking time out to Join this Chat Session which will end at 5pm (1 Hour). We have two moderators in the room who […]

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