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Bankole Williams teaches ‘7 Strategies for business continuity in tough seasons’ in New Book – FORTIFY

The COVID-19 pandemic doubtless came with loads of threats and challenges. Many startups and professionals have had to swim upstream by repositioning their brands and working at changing customer behaviour in order to stay afloat. And while some have so weathered the new season well and are thriving, most are still paddling hard, trying to navigate the murky waters. In response to this, Africa’s Leading … Continue reading Bankole Williams teaches ‘7 Strategies for business continuity in tough seasons’ in New Book – FORTIFY

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Need a Web App or Mobile App for your Company?

Do you need a Web or Mobile application for your brand or business? Then IT Verse has got you covered! IT Verse is a student run IT company at the African Leadership Academy, South Africa. We specialize in delivering quality services in Digital Marketing, Graphics/UI/UX design, and App and Web Development. Our team of experts are highly dedicated to delivering quality web and mobile applications … Continue reading Need a Web App or Mobile App for your Company?

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

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 indoors, to stay safe because … Continue reading A Lone Voice for Our Environment from the East – Afeso Akanbi

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Goofed! Opportunity has a PhD in ‘Mystery Shopping’ – Bankole Williams

A few years ago, I decided to go on a ‘mystery visit’ to a certain Bank in Akure. Apparently, this bank had it’s assigned mystery shoppers: people pretending to be normal customers, but are spies sent by the Management. I was not one of them, but as a trainer to that organization, I was merely doing this to assess the quality of the service delivery … Continue reading Goofed! Opportunity has a PhD in ‘Mystery Shopping’ – Bankole Williams

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It’s NOT Holiday: We’re only Working from Home

Finally, almost everyone in Lagos, Ogun and Abuja will be required to work remotely (work from home precisely) for the next two weeks (hopefully), as mandated by Mr. President in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19. Holiday? Not quite! And that reminds me of what I said to my son when he had to start taking his second term assessment online last week … Continue reading It’s NOT Holiday: We’re only Working from Home

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How Aspiring Singers can Land Opportunities using Acapella Apps

One of the ‘Rules’ as recommended by Richard Templar in his international bestseller, The Rules of Work (A definitive code for personal success), in fact, the very first, is this golden piece of advice – “Get Your Work Noticed!” In this article, we share a simple way aspiring singers can do just that by venturing into solo acapella singing, and sharing their awesomeness with the … Continue reading How Aspiring Singers can Land Opportunities using Acapella Apps

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Meet Sally Kenneth Dadzie: NWA Fiction Writer of the Year 2017 and OkadaBooks Best Selling Author

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

Poem: Gather Up the Fragments …by Funmi Adebayo

Originally posted on Funmi Adebayo's Blog:
… 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…

Okonjo Iweala Close to Becoming WTO DG as South Korea’s Candidate Drops Out of the Race

(Featured Image Ngozi Okonjo Iweala/Facebook) Ngozi Okonjo Iweala from Nigeria is gradually becoming closer to becoming the Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO) after the trade minister from South Korea, Yoo Myung-hee announces her decision to drop out of the race. As Yoo Myung-Hee drops out of the race to becoming the Director General of the organization, this decision paves way for Okonji … Continue reading Okonjo Iweala Close to Becoming WTO DG as South Korea’s Candidate Drops Out of the Race

Dee Shoe Girl launches ‘Kíké Collection’ – Loads of style and beauty this Valentine’s

Here’s some exciting news fashion lovers: Dee Shoe Girl has launched two amazing new products for all female fashionistas this Valentine’s. Well, males with a good fashion sense and an eye for class and quality are not excluded: your search for the perfect Valentine’s gift inspo for the special females in you life ends here! The first product is ‘Bubu by the Glowvilles’, a set … Continue reading Dee Shoe Girl launches ‘Kíké Collection’ – Loads of style and beauty this Valentine’s

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…

It’s February: Stop Saying NO

It’s February!!! And we are here to remind you that God has said YES to your dreams. So, please stop holding back. Regardless of how your year has been and how your January went, especially (with the new wave of COVID-19) you’ve got to summon the courage to get up and keep going. Heaven has said YES to your dream. Don’t say No!!! It’s time up … Continue reading It’s February: Stop Saying NO

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