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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

Job Opportunity: Operations Manager needed at a Fast-food Restaurant in Lagos

(Featured image Photo by Anna Shvets from Pexels) Join the Sweetn’Spicee Bistro Team A reputable fast-food restaurant in Ogba, Ikeja is looking for an Operations Manager to lead all aspects of the business. To be successful in this role, you’ll need management skills and at least 3 years experience in both front and back of the house. Marketing skills is highly desirable as you will be required to … Continue reading Job Opportunity: Operations Manager needed at a Fast-food Restaurant in Lagos

Young Nigerians rise up to demand a different kind of freedom

(Featured Image credit: Matthew Chattle/Barcroft Media via Getty Image) Sakiru Adebayo, University of the Witwatersrand Two days after Nigeria celebrated its sixtieth year of independence, a video of a young man brazenly killed by a member of the notorious Special Anti-Robbery Squad or SARS caught the attention of netizens. The Twitter user who posted the viral video claimed the man’s body had been left at … Continue reading Young Nigerians rise up to demand a different kind of freedom

Pamper your Taste buds with Beef, Chicken or Fish Combo by Sweet n Spicee Bistro

Pamper your taste buds and Celebrate Liberty this Independence with Beef, Chicken or Fish Combo from Sweet n Spicee Bistro, a budding Fast-food restaurant in Ogba Ikeja, Lagos. Check out the Special Independence Combo menu list below: Fish Combo Chicken Combo Beef Combo Make a stop at the bistro located at 323, Odusami Street, Off Wemco road, Ogba, or simply call 09055111170 or send an … Continue reading Pamper your Taste buds with Beef, Chicken or Fish Combo by Sweet n Spicee Bistro

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…

We have every reason to SMILE – Happy 60th Independence Nigeria 🇳🇬

So, we are 60 today! Through the storm, we remain STRONG, and we can SMILE: because we BELIEVE that THE FUTURE IS BRIGHT! Happy 60th Independence Day Anniversary Nigeria!!! From all of us at MakeADreamng.com and Hoopla Hive 😍 😘 💕 🥂 Credits Smiling Nigerian Photo by Muhammadtaha Ibrahim Ma’aji from Pexels. Flyer by Hoopla Hive. Order yours here. Continue reading We have every reason to SMILE – Happy 60th Independence Nigeria 🇳🇬

The daughters and sons of Fela in African Pop

(Featured Image – The cast of Fela! performs during the 64th Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in 2010 in New York City. Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage/Getty Images)  Garhe Osiebe, Rhodes University Decades after his death, Fela Kuti, Nigeria’s most famous musician continues to live on through his art. Afrobeat, a genre he pioneered, has transcended generations after him, existing in varying forms. Contemporary African … Continue reading The daughters and sons of Fela in African Pop

Home Made Beef Suya by Olaoluwa Jeje, Men Who Cook Africa

We always thought cooking, good cooking, was exclusive to women, until we ran into some amazing male professionals who cook so well that they could easily pass for chefs. One of such amazing cooks is Olaoluwa Jeje, an entrepreneur, food journalist and amateur cookist. “I cooked since my mother’s kitchen.” Olaoluwa enthused. Olaoluwa Jeje is also the founder and coordinator of Men Who Cook Africa, … Continue reading Home Made Beef Suya by Olaoluwa Jeje, Men Who Cook Africa

Food prices in Nigeria have shot through the roof. But is the pandemic to blame?

Featured image – Woman selling dried fish at the Benin City market. Jorge Fernández/LightRocket via Getty Images Adegboye, Folasade Bosede, Covenant University COVID-19 has had a dire effect on global economies. Rising infection rates have led to social distancing directives, persistent lockdowns, the closing of businesses, travel restraints, salary cuts, and a looming high unemployment situation. Economic activity has shrunk dramatically, and with it the … Continue reading Food prices in Nigeria have shot through the roof. But is the pandemic to blame?

[VIDEO] Exit Classes in Secondary schools to resume on 4th August. Are we set for this? – Taiwo Alalade on TVC News

The Federal Government of Nigeria has given the directive for exit classes to resume on August 4, amidst concerns about the health and safety of the students and teachers, to enable them write their final examinations. This followed the issuing of Guidelines for the reopening of schools. However, in the face of the economic realities in various affected quarters, are we really prepared for this? … Continue reading [VIDEO] Exit Classes in Secondary schools to resume on 4th August. Are we set for this? – Taiwo Alalade on TVC News