Poem: Gather Up the Fragments …by Funmi Adebayo

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… he said unto his disciples, Gather up the fragments that remain, that nothing be lost. Therefore they gathered them together, and filled twelve baskets with the fragments of the five barley loaves, which remained…John 6:12-13 (KJV) There is POWER in LITTLE THINGS … The bit that remains after all is lost The little change you have left… Continue reading Poem: Gather Up the Fragments …by Funmi Adebayo

Thoughts on Okonjo-Iweala’s Appointment as DG, WTO – Afeso Akanbi

The World Trade Organization, WTO has just confirmed Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as its Director General, DG. With this appointment, 66-year-old Okonjo-Iweala has made history as the first African and the first woman to head the major, yet beleaguered financial organization. By every inch of it, Okonjo-Iweala, a world class economist, a two-time Nigerian finance minister and foreign minister for a brief period, deserves the appointment. … Continue reading Thoughts on Okonjo-Iweala’s Appointment as DG, WTO – Afeso Akanbi

Send a Surprise LOVE BOX to that special someone this love season…

Sweetn’Spicee Bistro, Ogba Lagos, recently launched their LOVE BOX collection to commemorate the Valentine’s season. The Love Box collection by Sweetn’Spicee Bistro in conjunction with Sylverscreen Arts comprises specially handcrafted delicacies packaged in beautiful handcrafted boxes just for you and that special someone this love season. The Love Box Collection include: 1) JOLLY BOX, which goes for N6,500 only. Jolly Box is a premium package … Continue reading Send a Surprise LOVE BOX to that special someone this love season…

What to do if you’ve already broken your New Year Resolution by February…

Eat healthy,Drink more water,Save more,Invest more,Start my business …Sounds familiar, right ? Well, that’s what would always top the resolution of many people for the year. Resolutions. That is one word you hear at the beginning of every year. Some follow theirs through, and some don’t. In fact as I write this, chances are that many people have broken theirs already, yet, it’s just the … Continue reading What to do if you’ve already broken your New Year Resolution by February…

Resolution: Why You Must Choose Courage this New Year

(Featured Image from Pixabay) (I wrote this piece few years ago, and it is even more relevant today. When others succeed where you’ve failed, they ain’t luckier than you, probably just more courageous. So, what’s so special about COURAGE? ) You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor. – Aristotle (Reposted from … Continue reading Resolution: Why You Must Choose Courage this New Year

Nigerian FG directs NERC to reverse electricity tariff

(featured image from pixabay) The minister of power, Mr Saleh Mamman, has directed the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to reverse the increased tariffs to that of what it was in December 2020. This directive was made from the minister’s twitter handle on Thursday, 7th of January 2021. He said that He had directed NERC to inform all electricity distributing company to continue with the … Continue reading Nigerian FG directs NERC to reverse electricity tariff

COVID-19 in 2021: Facts, IPC protocols and the reality in Nigeria – an interview with Dr. Adewale Agosu

The global battle against the COVID-19 pandemic has been fierce and exhausting. With no particular end in sight, but the newly developed vaccine, which offers a flicker of hope amidst conspiracy theories and doubts, global economies have devised coping mechanisms by way of precautionary measures such as codes of conduct, operational guidelines and intermittent shutdowns to help flatten the curve and curb the spread of … Continue reading COVID-19 in 2021: Facts, IPC protocols and the reality in Nigeria – an interview with Dr. Adewale Agosu

Book Review – Become a Boss Faster than you Think by Blessing Otagbo | Book Review by Afeso Akanbi

From Aponmu in Ondo State to Ososo in Edo State to Lagos, from her aunties even to her own parents, the story was the same: “Do not go to school because we can’t afford it”. I used to take the words of motivational speakers with a pinch of salt for the simple reason that, in my opinion, some of them push people to breaking point. … Continue reading Book Review – Become a Boss Faster than you Think by Blessing Otagbo | Book Review by Afeso Akanbi

‘Big-Day Syndrome’ – A Poem by Funmi Adebayo

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The Unprofitable Servant feels grossly disadvantaged Heavily plagued by the ‘Not-Enough-Syndrome’ “I’m not good enough Not rich enough Not connected enough…. This venture doesn’t look profitable enough… So why try?” Thus he scorns his treasures Short-changing his destiny unawares Waiting for… That One BIG Day That GREAT One-Shot That Million-Dollar Deal Ever wondering why it’s soooo late in… Continue reading ‘Big-Day Syndrome’ – A Poem by Funmi Adebayo

Stop these killings… End Police Brutality now…

We shouldn’t feel threatened by the institution that is meant to protect us. The police is our friend, not killer. Please stop these killings… End Police Brutality!!! View this post on Instagram #StopPoliceBrutality #StopPoliceBrutalityinNigeria 🙏 ✌⠀ ⠀ ⠀ #makeadreamng #makeadream_ng A post shared by MakeADreamNG.com (@makeadream_ng) on Oct 12, 2020 at 10:18pm PDT Continue reading Stop these killings… End Police Brutality now…