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Play On! Bestman Games launches Centenary Edition of the Monopoly in Lagos Board Game

Play On! Bestman Games launches Centenary Edition of the Monopoly in Lagos Board Game

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

[L-R] Bez, Edem Duke, Nimi Akinkugbe, Odein Ajumogobia, Dayo Adedayo
To mark Nigeria’s centenary celebration, the first West African Commemorative Country edition of Monopoly was unveiled by Bestman Games… at the Wheatbaker Hotel, Ikoyi on Wednesday 2nd April 2014.
The

Money Talk with Nimi: Money Manners – Is A Friend in Need A Friend In Deed?

Money Talk with Nimi: Money Manners – Is A Friend in Need A Friend In Deed?

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Shakespeare’s Polonius offers the sage advice to his son Laertes in Hamlet “Neither a borrower nor a lender be, for loan oft loses both itself and friend.” Consider this scenario: A friend calls you and needs to see you urgently.…

Exclusive: All the FUN & Must See Moments Inside the 2014 Pre-AMVCA Cocktail Party

Exclusive: All the FUN & Must See Moments Inside the 2014 Pre-AMVCA Cocktail Party

Saturday, March 8th, 2014

You’ve seen the red carpet photos – here, now it’s time for the inside photos.
The 2014 Pre-AMVCA Cocktail Party… went down yesterday Friday 7th March 2014 at the Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. The event was

Nimi Akinkugbe: International Women’s Day 2014 – The Proverbs 31 Super Woman

Nimi Akinkugbe: International Women’s Day 2014 – The Proverbs 31 Super Woman

Saturday, March 8th, 2014

Each year around the world, International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8. Thousands of events occur throughout March to mark the economic, political and social achievements of women.
Generations of women have held the Proverbs 31 woman as…

Money Talk with Nimi: Romance & Finance

Money Talk with Nimi: Romance & Finance

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

Whether you are in a serious relationship, just recently married, or have been married for several years, money matters can be controversial if not handled carefully. When two people become a couple they confront a myriad of financial choices and…

Money Talk with Nimi: Annual Check Up

Money Talk with Nimi: Annual Check Up

Monday, December 30th, 2013

As the year draws to a close…look back on how you’ve done financially over the past year; take stock, review your mistakes and successes and put a plan in place to do better in 2014.
It’s time for Your Annual…

The 8th Ajumogobia Science Foundation Memorial Christmas Concert in Lagos – Friday 20th December 2013

The 8th Ajumogobia Science Foundation Memorial Christmas Concert in Lagos – Friday 20th December 2013

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

The 8th edition of the annual Ajumogobia Science Foundation Memorial Christmas Concert… will take place tomorrow at the Shell Hall, MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos.
Swing into Christmas with an unforgettable evening of sublime carols and seasonal favourites sung by the

Money Talk with Nimi: It Will Soon Be Christmas

Money Talk with Nimi: It Will Soon Be Christmas

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

It seems pretty obvious that we should be prepared for Christmas since it comes up on the 25th December each year yet we all go into a frenzy as the date approaches and many end up out of pocket afterwards.…

Chiwetel Ejiofor, OC Ukeje, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Don Jazzy, Onyeka Onwenu & Arunma Oteh at the BFI London Film Festival Premiere of “Half of a Yellow Sun”

Chiwetel Ejiofor, OC Ukeje, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Don Jazzy, Onyeka Onwenu & Arunma Oteh at the BFI London Film Festival Premiere of “Half of a Yellow Sun”

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

The adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie‘s best selling novel Half of a Yellow Sun premiered at the  57th BFI London Film Festival… at Odeon West End, London, UK on Sunday 19th October 2013.
The cast and crew of the

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie sizzles in Red at the BFI London Film Festival Premiere of “Half of a Yellow Sun”

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie sizzles in Red at the BFI London Film Festival Premiere of “Half of a Yellow Sun”

Monday, October 21st, 2013

Who doesn’t like a lady in red?!
On Saturday 19th October 2013, the adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie‘s best selling novel Half of a Yellow Sun premiered at the 57th BFI London Film Festival… at Odeon West End, London,

Money Talk with Nimi: Can You Be Frugal & Fabulous?

Money Talk with Nimi: Can You Be Frugal & Fabulous?

Monday, October 14th, 2013

There is a common misconception that you have to spend huge amounts of money to look good. I am no fashion expert but I do know that being well dressed doesn’t have to cost a fortune. If you invest some…

Money Talk with Nimi: Why Not Start an Investment Club?

Money Talk with Nimi: Why Not Start an Investment Club?

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

“Esusu” is “a fund to which a group of individuals make fixed contributions of money at fixed intervals; the total amount of money is assigned to each member of the group in rotation”. William R. Bascom. This traditional credit association…

To Inspire Young Africans! Exclusive Photos of Tara & Fela Durotoye, Tosyn Bucknor, Adaora Achumba & More at the House of Tara 100 Voices Book Launch in Lagos

To Inspire Young Africans! Exclusive Photos of Tara & Fela Durotoye, Tosyn Bucknor, Adaora Achumba & More at the House of Tara 100 Voices Book Launch in Lagos

Monday, July 8th, 2013

Tara Fela-Durotoye
On Tuesday 25th June 2013, renowned Nigerian beauty brand House of Tara launched its buzzed about book House of Tara 100 Voices… in an exclusive gathering at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel, Lagos.
Guests at the event

Money Talk with Nimi: Mid-Year Review of Your Personal Finances

Money Talk with Nimi: Mid-Year Review of Your Personal Finances

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

I don’t know about you but I keep feeling that this year is whizzing by! It is almost July. Most of us start each new-year with great plans but the problem tends to be with execution. In January you had…

Money Talk with Nimi: Brand New or “Tokunboh”

Money Talk with Nimi: Brand New or “Tokunboh”

Monday, May 13th, 2013

Buying your first car is a huge financial commitment and for most young people this is the first major purchase they will make. There are three main things to consider – choosing the car, determining how much you can afford,…

Money Talk with Nimi: Does Money Buy Happiness?

Money Talk with Nimi: Does Money Buy Happiness?

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

The constant message relayed in our materialistic society, that money is the most important thing in our lives and the constant desire for more, has had far reaching consequences for our societal value system and morals. This unending pursuit of…

Money Talk with Nimi: Money & Relationships

Money Talk with Nimi: Money & Relationships

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

We are all in one form of a relationship or the other; a relationship with a parent, spouse, partner, child, friend, employer, employee. We all know how important money conversations can be and also how awkward they get if not…

Money Talk With Nimi: Should Couples Have Joint Accounts?

Money Talk With Nimi: Should Couples Have Joint Accounts?

Monday, February 11th, 2013

Tunde grimaced as the cashier handed him back the debit card. “I am sorry Sir, but your card has been declined for insufficient funds…”. Since he got married to Temi, this had become a problem. Temi was not as

BN Trailblazers & Tastemakers: Beyond a Fulfilling Banking Career, Nimi Akinkugbe, Founder & CEO of Bestman Games, takes her Personal Finance Message across Africa

BN Trailblazers & Tastemakers: Beyond a Fulfilling Banking Career, Nimi Akinkugbe, Founder & CEO of Bestman Games, takes her Personal Finance Message across Africa

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Nimi Akinkugbe was born in Port Harcourt and lived in Lagos until she was 7 years old when her family moved to East Africa where her late father Mr. F.I. Ajumogobia was UNESCO Chief of Mission. She grew up in …

Money Talk with Nimi: New Year Resolutions & Your Finances!

Money Talk with Nimi: New Year Resolutions & Your Finances!

Monday, January 7th, 2013

A new year brings with it a sense of renewal and the age-old tradition of new-year resolutions helps you to focus on making positive changes in various aspects of your life. Many people make new year resolutions to exercise more…

“It’s Game Time” Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola Unveils the “City Of Lagos Edition Of Monopoly” | Photos & Scoop from the Launch in Lagos

“It’s Game Time” Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola Unveils the “City Of Lagos Edition Of Monopoly” | Photos & Scoop from the Launch in Lagos

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

On Monday 10th of December 2012, Bestman Games – authorized distributor of customized editions of Monopoly in Africa (excluding South Africa) held a press conference at The Wheatbaker Hotel, Lagos.
Panelist included CEO, Bestman Games, Nimi Akinkugbe…, Winning Moves

Get Ready for “The City of Lagos Edition of Monopoly” this December – Your Exclusive Look at the Documentary | Governor Fashola Presented with the First Copy

Get Ready for “The City of Lagos Edition of Monopoly” this December – Your Exclusive Look at the Documentary | Governor Fashola Presented with the First Copy

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

Nimi Akinkugbe (CEO Bestman Games) presenting the City of Lagos Edition of Monopoly to Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola
Bestman Games Limited is giving you an exclusive opportunity to view this video documentary about the making of “The City of Lagos …

French Beauty Brand black|Up Paris launches its 1st International Store in Lagos! Photos of Alali Hart, Elohor Aisien, Dimeji Alara, LDA, Nkiru Anumudu & More at the Event

French Beauty Brand black|Up Paris launches its 1st International Store in Lagos! Photos of Alali Hart, Elohor Aisien, Dimeji Alara, LDA, Nkiru Anumudu & More at the Event

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Alali Hart (MD Montaigne Place)
On Sunday 22nd July 2012, history was made as luxury french beauty brand black|Up Paris… launched its first international store at the Ikeja City Mall, Lagos.
The event saw in attendance lots of celebrities and

Money Talk with Nimi: Financial Choices in your 20s

Money Talk with Nimi: Financial Choices in your 20s

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

For most people in their twenties, the idea of saving and investing seems like a lifetime away; most people don’t start thinking about saving or investing for their financial future until they are well into their 30s and often later.…

Money Talk with Nimi: The Jones’ are Broke!

Money Talk with Nimi: The Jones’ are Broke!

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

“If it gives you any comfort, the Jones’ are broke. If you are busy trying to keep up with them, please stop. The Jones’ are probably trying to keep up with you!”

We live in a very materialistic world and