The economic future of our nation belongs to those who are daring enough to, not only earn a living, but also create means of livelihood for others. Nonetheless, how easy does it get to quit your paid employment and paddle along the business world (alone) amidst several heartrending and sabotaging distractions like poor infrastructure, inadequate governmental support for micro SMEs, shortage of funds, and of … Continue reading Emeka Nobis ‘Re-engineering Paradigms and Creating Cultures for Success’
Beautiful, brilliant, energetic and passionate are words every encounter with vivacious Nonso Olive Nwandu brings to mind. “I have this flashy look naturally, so when I tell friends I have my share of troubles too, they hardly believe me.” Nonso once told me with that spirited smile that is now inseparable from her brand; or have I ever caught Nonso not smiling before? Thinking* At … Continue reading “Three Things That Excite Me”- Nonso Nwandu, Livnoire Klothing Boss Chic
I stumbled upon this link on the timeline of a former colleague on Facebook over a year ago. I had even scrolled past, but something got me captivated. It was a beautiful write up about her, featuring her as the aviator of the day. Interesting. I got instantly hooked, and then I noticed where it came from : MamaJ’s Aviation Blog. “The same MamaJ?” I … Continue reading MamaJ Talks about MamaJs Aviation Blog, Cabin Crew Fair and the Exciting World of Flying.
People often wonder whether success in life is truly earned or happens by chance, and whether accolades are won by luck or truly deserved. However, just one encounter with Sally Kenneth Dadzie in person or through her writings settles the debate, as it gets crystal clear that Sally is a genius indeed, waiting to be more recognised and rewarded. Furthermore, when you consider the fact that … Continue reading Meet Sally Kenneth Dadzie: NWA Fiction Writer of the Year 2017 and OkadaBooks Best Selling Author
Economically, it’s a challenging time for most Nigerians, and factors like the current exchange rate, almost zero power supply and very deplorable infrastructure, which make survival and business operations even more challenging to the average business owner, are demotivating enough to keep any young Nigerian from choosing to swim upstream. Meanwhile, a greater percentage of Nigerian business owners have no access to governmental support, startup … Continue reading Meet Omotolani Labake Adewole @tolanislens, the amazing Lady Photographer
Okadabooks, Nigeria’s largest eBook publishing and reading app/ online store, hosted award winning blogger cum author of best selling 29, Single & Nigerian on the first edition of his Twitter LIVE Chat which held earlier today. On the chat, Naija Single Girl shared her views on why she chose her pen name, her future plans, among many other interesting things. Expectedly, the nagging questions about why … Continue reading @Okadabooks Hosts @NaijaSingleGirl On Year’s First Twitter LIVE Chat
Yes, times are hard and there is recession accompanied by a whole lot of ripple effects to provide enough negative justification for Nigerians to not embark on any worthwhile venture; however, there are still thousands of Nigerians who are weathering the storm and soaring despite all odds. One of such great achievers is the multi-talented Olubukola Adekusibe, who we met some months back. An author of two books, a blogger and … Continue reading Meet Multi-talented Bukola Adekusibe: Author, Blogger and MD/CEO of NDJ’s Masterpieces
Aha! There’s this Nigerian startup called Wesabi that you need to know about. Wesabi was born from a personal problem encountered by project manager Sanni Murtala. Sanni talks about it almost all the time. I was one of the lucky ones that watched him pitch Wesabi at the Co-Creation hub Yaba a few months back. “I had just moved to a new suburb and it … Continue reading Startups: Sanni Murtala talks Wesabi, Artisans and Plans for Nigeria – Magnus Okeke (@iammagnus1)
So the recession is real and you think your dream is no longer possible? Well, there are hundreds of Nigerians still soaring in their chosen endeavors regardless. It’s been rough. It’s been tough. Yet today, they are still standing. So how do they survive? Therefore, from this November we live out this part of our dream (that’s basically why we are here) by telling you real … Continue reading Introducing Our Close Up Sessions: Real Stories. Extraordinary Feats. Courageous People.
The much publicized BUMBOOthon by epic author Sinmisola Ogunyinka on her over thirty book titles on OkadaBooks commences today. The week-long give away is about the first of its kind on the OkadaBooks platform. The offer is almost too good to be true, and OkadaBooks riders have never had it so good. So the MakeADream_NG crew tracked her down for this interesting chat on #BUMBOOthon. … Continue reading Interview: Award Winning Author, Sinmisola Ogunyinka Speaks On Her #BUMBOOthon Promo On OkadaBooks