The Spark

The Spark is a youth empowerment platform in Nigeria that projects the average Nigerian youth doing something, anything positive. Our mission is to reach out to as many youths, “EMPOWER and ENGAGE!!!

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Visual Art by The Scribble Queen

Joy Adeoluwa Ogunpolu, also known as The Scribble Queen, is a Visual Artist, who is also adept at phone photography. The graduate of Biochemistry from the University of...

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Two Decades of Democracy – 1999 to 2019

An overall assessment of politics, administration, and governance from 1999 to date (two decades of democracy) By Deji Adeniyi In 1999, Nigeria winded down on fifteen...

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The Healthcare Funding Gap in Nigeria

An insight into the healthcare funding gap in Nigeria   by Damimola Olawuyi In 1946, the 61 nations of the world signed the constitution of the World Health...

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The Making of an Electoral Act

Nigeria has been tasked to find the perfect electoral act that would solve all our electoral woes.   By Ikemesit Effiong @judgeiyke The ongoing rumbles over...

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Nigerians in Diaspora: Homecoming

Coming Home is usually bittersweet for Nigerians in diaspora; there is the joy of meeting the family but also the sadness that follows experiencing the problems in the...

Citizens First - Simple Decisions

Simple Decisions – Citizens First

We may not be able to go from where we are to where we want to be as a country in a short period, but simple decisions can be made to improve the lives of citizens in...

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Not Too Young to Win

The “Not Too Young to Run” Bill has created the opportunity for more young people in politics, however, are they ready for the responsibilities of governance or the...

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New Media and Governance

New media has changed the face of every facet of life, including politics and governance in the last few years. By Ahmed Rufai Isah Governance in Nigeria remains a...

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Legitimacy and the Nigerian Democracy

Nigeria is operating a democratic system of government but is there legitimacy in this democracy?   By Nana Nwachukwu @purehaire When President Muhammadu Buhari...

Fashion Illustration by Joanna

Joanna Jewel Adamu, also known as Asham Khane, is a 19-year-old fashion designer, fashion illustrator, and a makeup artist. “I have quite a lot of hobbies but Drawing...