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Emmanuel Olatunji: The Power Of Little Things

Emmanuel Olatunji: The Power Of Little Things

Have you ever been in a situation where you needed something urgently and it seemed all doors were shut but you found help in the things you least thought of? I was in such situation some couple of weeks ago. What happened? It was on a weekend and I needed a haircut. So I ...

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July 16th, 2016

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Emmanuel Olatunji: If Wishes were Horses…

Emmanuel Olatunji: If Wishes were Horses…

An adage says, “If wishes were horses, beggars would ride” There are two types of people in this world: those who wish for something and do nothing about what they wish for,  and those who wish for something and take necessary actions to make their wish come ...

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July 16th, 2016

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Kizito Okorowu : You Fell, So?

Kizito Okorowu : You Fell, So?

Sometime ago, I planned changing the bulb in my pent house apartment before leaving for work. So, I got a ladder and as I climbed; GBASH! I fell. Every entrepreneur has had a ‘gbash’ moment at some point. I say this at the risk of sounding generic. However, not ...

Kizito Okorowu

June 25th, 2016

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Promise Excel: You’re Human: Embrace Your Imperfection

Promise Excel: You’re Human: Embrace Your Imperfection

You’re a human with flesh and blood and not some robotic machine made in China and coupled in California. Who are you deceiving? You’re not iPhone 6…duh! Everyday online, we are bombarded with this podcast or that article telling us how we should live our lives. We are told ...

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June 25th, 2016

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Uduak Ubak: One year after, Change in Nigeria still a Mirage

Uduak Ubak: One year after, Change in Nigeria still a Mirage

May 29th was the day we celebrated our Democracy Day and incidentally this year’s celebration officially marked the one year anniversary of the current Nigerian Government. So naturally, most people have been wondering how the one year stay of our “change” Government has ...

Uduak Ubak

June 19th, 2016

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Adeniruju Adedapo Treasure: The Gospel of Change, according to St. Internet

Adeniruju Adedapo Treasure: The Gospel of Change, according to St. Internet

The online community is growing very fast and might someday outnumber the world’s population – with over a billion websites now online. More so, it’s fast becoming an integral driver of development in today’s societies. This has positioned it as the fifth estate of a society

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June 6th, 2016

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Iyabo Oyawale: Conquer Yourself to Conquer Your Goals

Iyabo Oyawale: Conquer Yourself to Conquer Your Goals

If you’re goal-oriented, you’ve got to be prepared to conquer yourself first. That reminds me of this quote by Edmund Hillary. “It’s not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.” The message is apt. There’s no mountain anywhere. We are our own mountain.

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June 5th, 2016

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Okon Joseph’s Blog: How to Win Your Way to Success

Okon Joseph’s Blog: How to Win Your Way to Success

During the course of my early life on my search for success. I tried so many principles, steps and laws of success from searching on google and books I read. Like Colin Powell will always say, “some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at ...

Okon Joseph

May 21st, 2016

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Ruth Zubairu’s Blog: Achieving Success – Is Your Mind Your Friend or Enemy?

Ruth Zubairu’s Blog: Achieving Success – Is Your Mind Your Friend or Enemy?

Whether you think you can, or you can’t, you are usually right. Henry Ford It is somewhat scary to digest this truth. But that is what it is. You cannot go beyond what your mind allows. Studies have shown that 95 – 99% of our life comes from the programming in our ...

Ruth Zubairu

April 9th, 2016

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Dear Entrepreneur, it’s Time to Work!

Dear Entrepreneur, it’s Time to Work!

It was a rainy Saturday. Looked like the heaven was on a crying frenzy. Inside was a different case entirely. Alex, both feet on the table, was a sight to behold. Suddenly, something occurred. The setting wasn’t a familiar one. Who were all these people? They seemed an

Kizito Okorowu

February 27th, 2016

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Kizito’s Blog: The Entrepreneur in Heels

Kizito’s Blog: The Entrepreneur in Heels

“She considers a new field before she buys or accepts it, expanding prudently and not courting neglect of her present duties by assuming other duties;with her savings of time and strength she plants fruitful vines in her vineyard.”-Proverbs 31:16 The general ...

Kizito Okorowu

February 13th, 2016

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5 Ways To Achieve Results And Exceed Your Goals in the New Year

5 Ways To Achieve Results And Exceed Your Goals in the New Year

The New Year is here. It seems like yesterday we welcomed the new year. See how the days are flying past. I don’t know if I’m the only one who has noticed this. You may had high hopes for 2016, made plans, set goals but if you have not put in place a system that helps you ...

Ruth Zubairu

January 16th, 2016

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Uduak Ubak’s Blog: One Way To Make The Most of 2016

Uduak Ubak’s Blog: One Way To Make The Most of 2016

It’s 2016! I thank God we are alive to see this great year. January as usual comes with – – emotional reactions to seeing the new year… “yeah we made it…” –  many many pledges and resolutions… “I must lose 15kg this

Uduak Ubak

January 10th, 2016

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Dr. Opeyemi Enoch- World’s First Scholar to Solve a 156 Year old Mathematical Problem?

Dr. Opeyemi Enoch- World’s First Scholar to Solve a 156 Year old Mathematical Problem?

In the words of Nelson Mandela, it is impossible until it is done. And that exactly is the case of Opeyemi Enoch, the Nigerian professor who claims to have provided proof for the Riemann Hypothesis solution, a feat no one has been able to achieve for the past 156 years. A ...

Lovelyn Okafor

December 18th, 2015

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Nigeria’s Wellington Jighere Emerges World Scrabble Champion.

Nigeria’s Wellington Jighere Emerges World Scrabble Champion.

When a hobby grows into a passion, there’s just no limit to how much greatness it can yield through a determined soul. For Wellington Jighere, scrabble was just an awesome game which soon translated into a golden pursuit; one he could deny himself good sleep for. Today ...

Lovelyn Okafor

November 27th, 2015

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Are You Wasting Time, Killing Time, Using Time or Mastering Time?

Are You Wasting Time, Killing Time, Using Time or Mastering Time?

Everything you ever learned about managing time is a complete waste of time because it doesn’t work. Before you can even begin to manage time, you must learn what time is. A dictionary defines time as “the point or period at which things occur.” Put simply,

Jennifer Nkem-Eneanya

August 29th, 2015

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Oladipupo Fola’s Blog: Unleash the BEAST   

Oladipupo Fola’s Blog: Unleash the BEAST  

  Have you seen the movie SHREK or read about the story? Shrek is an extremely ugly creature called an Ogre, who was living in a slum, and was very content with his lifestyle. He cared little about what others thought of him and rarely interacted with the outside ...

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August 22nd, 2015

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“I Will Not Be Accepting Good Advice Today! It Can Kill My Dreams!”

“I Will Not Be Accepting Good Advice Today! It Can Kill My Dreams!”

Life is nothing without big plans. We all harbor some hope or dream of what we’d like to do with our lives. Some us are certain and some of us are still searching, but wherever you’re at, there’s a common problem we all face. We have a tendency to seek out ...

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August 15th, 2015

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Strive Masiyiwa’s Blog: Train Yourself to be as Disciplined as a Professional Athlete

Strive Masiyiwa’s Blog: Train Yourself to be as Disciplined as a Professional Athlete

Last weekend, we witnessed the first ever NBA Basketball Game ever played on African soil. It was truly a privilege to watch these supreme athletes performing at the top of their game, in a sport in which some of the top players are paid over $100m a year. The highlight for ...

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August 9th, 2015

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Addressing Youth Unemployment in Botswana by Adedapo Adeniruju

Addressing Youth Unemployment in Botswana by Adedapo Adeniruju

Africa is on the verge of entering a new reality in which human potential will become the major agent of economic growth. Consequently, there arises an urgent need for African nations to spur their human resources, particularly the youth wing, into action towards a ...

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August 8th, 2015

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Carey Baraka’s Blog: When Obama Came Home

Carey Baraka’s Blog: When Obama Came Home

Barack Hussein Obama. The first black President in American history. Friday July 24th 2015. Barack Obama becomes the first sitting US president to visit Kenya. 8.02 pm. This was the time Airforce One landed at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and President Obama came ...

Carey Baraka

August 2nd, 2015

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The Sickle Cell Advocacy & Management Initiative (SAMI) Commemorates the World Sickle Cell Day

The Sickle Cell Advocacy & Management Initiative (SAMI) Commemorates the World Sickle Cell Day

To celebrate the ‘World Sickle Cell Day’ in Nigeria, please join Funke Akindele, Yinka Davies, Desmond Elliot, Tosyn Bucknor, 9ice, ID Cabasa, Bash, SACO & a host of others as they show support for people living with sickle cell as well as create awareness about the ...

Konnect Africa

June 10th, 2015

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Why South Africa Needs a Space Program by Ken Sibanda

Why South Africa Needs a Space Program by Ken Sibanda

No man owns the heavens – that dry statement punctuates the United Nations Space Aviation program in Austria. A realization that competition sooner or later will take us to the same place.  Of the countries that have a Space Program, none is African. Russia, United States, ...

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June 5th, 2015

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10 Books Every African Entrepreneur Should Read and Read Again in 2015

10 Books Every African Entrepreneur Should Read and Read Again in 2015

Good Books are often packed with ideas – life changing ideas. Ideas that work. As Mrs Modupe Ehirim put it, when you read a book, you have effectively stepped out of your box to see things from the box (perspective) of the Author.  Then, you have started thinking outside ...

Arise Arizechi

May 28th, 2015

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Beautiful Parenting in Africa: Is Your Child a Fashion Designer in the Making?

Beautiful Parenting in Africa: Is Your Child a Fashion Designer in the Making?

Hi there, Hope you are doing great and enjoying your parenting experience. Recently, I asked my four (4) year old to go to his room and choose an outfit to wear. I usually bring out two (2) outfits and ask him to make his choice but this time I wanted to see what he would ...

Meme Boham

May 10th, 2015

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