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  Junior Achievement Nigeria’s (JAN) Venture In-Management Programme (ViMP) is a one-week intensive program for select members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) slated ...
 
It’s almost that season of the year again (it’s amazing how the year went so fast right?), and many people have started drawing up - or at least making mental notes of - their Christmas shopping lists in anticipation of the sales season. Traditionally, prices of goods and services increase in ...
Marketing clutter refers to the very high volume of advertising messages that the average consumer is exposed to on a daily basis. We've gone from being exposed to about 500 ads a day back in the 1970s to as many as 5,000 a day today. Regardless of whether the figure is 3,000 or 30,000, it is ...
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In this video, hosts of EbonyLife TV's Moments, Toke Makinwa, Michelle Dede and Bolanle Olukanni talk to the Founder of Esquire Network, Chelsea Monye about being young and hungry. After staring out as a fashion and lifestyle blogger at 16, Chelsea was able to form a creative hub for like ...
Do you find yourself anxiously waiting for you lunch break and when it’s finally time, you just sit there like a potato (or in our case; yam), probably nibbling on a pack of plantain chips as you stare blankly into space. Do you? I know, we too. But that’s okay, here are seven amazing things ...
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Johnny Amao of Mobi Hunter tells us why BBM is thriving in Nigeria and South Africa plus why you should launch your campaigns via the game-changing platform. Back in August, I visited South Africa and spent some time with a number of BBM’s advertising and content partners and some payment ...
"This is the last time I’ll be buying you girls lace fabrics in this house! Do you even have any idea how much those fabrics cost? I didn’t buy them to be kept in the wardrobe, they’re to be worn! No more lace" - That is my mum being a typical Naija mother. It wasn’t the first time she was ...
At the largest annual gathering of African entrepreneurs, held in Lagos, Nigeria, the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) hosted almost 1,000 women and men from 54 African countries, for the 2nd TEF Entrepreneurship Forum. The Forum celebrates the 2016 cohort of Elumelu Entrepreneurs, selected ...
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To continue with the success of #HOWISTARTED, The Wedding Mall is once again bringing together budding entrepreneurs in the Federal Capital for #HowIStarted V. #HowIStarted is a free one-day Entrepreneurial seminar for creative and young professional looking to make switch to launch ...
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I have a confession to make... I have failed in, or had to end, some business ventures I was passionate about. Let me share some of them: My young ladies club When I was in the university, I started a young ladies club known as virtue blazers. I was passionate about empowering young women ...
When the word “Entrepreneur” is mentioned, many people tend to associate it with adult population. However, the last time I checked my Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary, an entrepreneur is seen as a person (not adult) who makes money by starting or running businesses especially when it ...
"Cissy just got that job offer with the international company and will soon be moving to start!" "Kathy just got this prestigious scholarship!" "Lena moved to a new company and is now making five times your current salary!" Everyone's life has turned out perfectly. Well, everyone except ...
Before writing this post, I needed some guidance on when Nigerian Law School (NLS) Bar II candidates were set to resume. So I asked the open ended question on Twitter. A young man responded “Who knows? We think it’s November though. Are you tired of waiting at home like me?” I could almost ...
In 2015, I tested a hypothesis on youth entrepreneurship which I had held onto for quite a while. My question was whether we can foster and enable entrepreneurial ideas in young Nigerians than what currently ails. I decided to test this hypothesis at Lagos State Model College, Meiran in ...
Otto Orondaam Mandela Washington Fellowship, Young African Leaders ( YALI )4
Otto Orondaam is the founder of Slum2School Africa, one of Africa's leading volunteer driven development organizations and in 4 years he has worked with over 5000 young volunteers across 25 countries to provide education and series of social support to over 11,000 children across Nigeria. In ...
One of my friends once said that they didn’t want to start a business because they felt that it would be too hard. Instead they wanted to keep working for someone else. I could understand her plight; it is so much easier to work for someone else. But there is something awesome about creating ...
A young lady sent me a direct message on Instagram the other day, expressing all she had learnt from my free online course. Being someone who is interested in young people and their professional ambition, I decided to keep the conversation going. As we discussed, she described her love for ...
Unfortunately, landing a job isn't always about your qualifications or how well you do at the job interview. Watch this omedy skit starring Segun Pryme and DJ Woske to find out what happens when you're not qualified for a job but you have the connections. Watch the Video
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Wale Adefarasin sits in with social entrepreneur and LEAP Africa founder Ndidi Nwuneli on a new episode of 'Heart of the Matter'. They talk about everything from agriculture to forex and export in a Nigeria dealing with a recession. Watch it here:
Although working hard is a good thing, I think we can all agree that working ‘smarter’ is even better. It’s all about how you manage your time. But time management isn’t easy when we face a lot of obstacles that hinder our productivity at work. Here are some productivity killers you ...
There is an old saying that investors bet the jockey over the horse. Horses come and go, but a really good jockey is a rare thing and lasts a lifetime. The discourse about lack of funding being the most critical challenge facing small businesses seem to have been overestimated to a degree that ...
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