A Lone Voice for Our Environment from the East – Afeso Akanbi

Originally posted on MakeADreamNG.com:
As at this morning, it would have been close to three weeks since the government of Nigeria declared a total lockdown in two states and the Federal Capital Territory, and advised all Nigerians to stay at home. All over the world, governments, religious leaders, celebrities, scientists, experts, politicians, just name it, everyone is unanimous in advising people everywhere to stay… Continue reading A Lone Voice for Our Environment from the East – Afeso Akanbi

‘Thank God for Force Majeure’ – Why You Need Professionals for your (Business) Writing Jobs

Originally posted on MakeADreamNG.com:
While working on contract documents and agreements for clients at Hoopla Hive, I ensure we never omit the vital sections, no matter how simple the client wants it. I am meticulous by nature. I pay attention to details and would rather give too much than too little; but besides that, I have a basic understanding of how business operations work,… Continue reading ‘Thank God for Force Majeure’ – Why You Need Professionals for your (Business) Writing Jobs

Conversations with my Father by Tony Ihidero

I had just finished writing my SSCE examinations as a young secondary school leaver, was back home in Lagos from Ijebu-Ode, taking one day at a time, awaiting my examination results. It was evening on that day… Dad: Abayomi Me: Sirrrrr…..Hurrying towards the direction of his voice. Dad: What are you doing right now? Me: I am about feeding the dogs. Dad: Ok, when you … Continue reading Conversations with my Father by Tony Ihidero

Describing Fear (2): The Day I Challenged Usain Bolt’s Record – Funmi Adebayo

The story continues from Describing Fear (1): When A Horror Movie Played Out In My Business One Beautiful December Morning: When the gateman wouldn’t show up at his duty post despite several honks as I drove out to work that morning, I concluded he must have gone about his ‘personal business’ as usual. Therefore, I swiftly stood in for him to avoid further delay. This … Continue reading Describing Fear (2): The Day I Challenged Usain Bolt’s Record – Funmi Adebayo

Describing Fear (1): When A Horror Movie Played Out In My Business – by Funmi Adebayo

“The year 2012 was a particularly ‘fearful year’ for me. It was a year in which I had  several close shaves. I will give just two accounts … I had left home that Saturday morning to procure some packs of bottled water for my Retail Outlet. I had to do some market runs because the supplier had failed to complete an order during the week … Continue reading Describing Fear (1): When A Horror Movie Played Out In My Business – by Funmi Adebayo

Livelihood Project – Creatives ‘wade through waters’ for Social Intervention

…the large expanse of water, creeks and swamp were all as beautiful as they were scary …’ Afeso Akanbi Documentary film maker and social activist, Afeso Akanbi was recently seen ‘wading through the waters’ in a quest for social intervention, and of course, in search of a good story. In his words, ‘In a quest to reach out to kids like those at the CRARN … Continue reading Livelihood Project – Creatives ‘wade through waters’ for Social Intervention