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How to succeed in Lagos as an ‘Olajumoke’


Judging from the last few weeks, Olajumoke could pass as the most popular name in Nigeria and one of the most searched name on Google. In fact, ‘Olajunoke’ was permanently on Google trends for weeks – A completely unknown Lagos bread seller whose story changed the moment she ran into one of Nigeria’s finest Photographer,… Read More

Meet Kachi Irondi: An exceptional Nigerian ceramics designer pushing the boundaries of innovation


Design is all around us, in our homes, in buildings, architecture, movies, products, television, and much more. The world could not function without designers and artists. Think about it; but for designers everything would probably be plain boring, without imagination or inspiration. In this part of the world you don’t come across full time ceramics… Read More

How Honesty can save your life


  I remember a popular childhood story of a boy who would go out to a nearby bush in his village and cry out, ‘Lion, Lion! The villagers would go out to rescue him only to find out that it was a hoax, the boy had his fun for some time. Eventually, one day, the… Read More

The only reason why I respect you


I love fruits. I feel refreshed anytime I take fruits. Sometimes I take apples, other times I take oranges, pineapple or bananas – In no particular order really. A couple of days ago I stopped by a fruit shop on my way home, to buy bananas. The bunch that caught my eyes looked really attractive… Read More

Why Mayweather should punch Mourinho


  In the last couple of hours, social media has been lit with conversations bodering around Mayweather’s win. Mayweather defeated Manny Pacquiao, from the Philippines, in their welterweight title fight on Saturday, in Las Vegas. Mayweather won the fight in a unanimous point’s decision, with the judges scoring the fight 118-110, 116-112 and 116-112 in… Read More

The crazy thing about holding a grudge


I have seen people fiercely develop utter hate and hold grudges against actors simply because of roles they play in movie – Nollywood movies precisely. Some stretch the hate even further and arrest and quit watching movies of actors they ‘dislike’. I almost concluded that only Nigerians do that until a south-African friend on twitter… Read More

How to win an election by dancing in public


I really got concerned about hawkers in Lagos recently. The deliberate manner at which these people try to compel you to make on-the-spot purchase decisions is frightening. They almost take away your freedom of ‘looking’. Apparently to them, if you must look, then you must buy. Perhaps; “looking” isn’t free anymore. I knew it was… Read More

Things we often Forget to Be Thankful For


  Today, I heard someone say that “Gratitude turns what we have into enough”. That phraseology completely resonated with me. A marketing strategist, Charles E Gaudet, took it further when he said that even in business “If you want to show your #Customers that you truly appreciate them, then taking time to craft a personalized… Read More

Why it’s Okay to get Angry

Anger is okay

  I have watched Pharell William’s Happy video over 300,000 times (Obviously that isn’t true). But for some weird reason that video keeps me smiling each time I watch it and I’m always forced to dance to the rhythm- Even though I’m not exactly a good dancer. Well if you don’t like the video, you… Read More

The Value of Art

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Yesterday I attended a creative networking meet up, tagged #CounterPointLagos organized by Qudus Aderemi Onikeku and the YK Projects team. An event featuring an array of brilliant, creative Individuals doing great stuff, all assembled in the heart of Lagos. These are filmmakers, writers, poets, dancers, photographers, artists, musicians etc. The idea of counterpoint is to… Read More

The problem with expecting too much


The first time I made cold calls to some prospects, I wired my brain to claim the right that people have an obligation to like me and be nice to me. Unfortunately it didn’t happen! I spoke to different kinds of people, the nice, the arrogant and even those that literally barked at me over… Read More

Register to attend #LiveYourDreamsAfrica


LiveYourDreamsAfrica is an initiative by Bankole Williams with the aim of encouraging people to actualise their dreams. It was borne out of his craving to help people discover and optimize their God-given potential. This platform showcases people in different walks of life who have, against all odds, consciously pursued their dreams and are today celebrated… Read More

10 things you didn’t know about Aliko Dangote

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You probably already know that Aliko Dangote is the richest man in Africa. With a net worth of nearly $21 billion, the Nigerian businessman’s Dangote Group controls vast holdings of commodities, real estate, and telecommunications projects. Here are 10 things you didn’t know about Aliko Dangote.   1. He’s been a businessman since he was… Read More

Folu Adeyeye: The Role of Social Media in Brand Building


The evolution of human interaction has largely been informed by available technology. Early communities were created around shared interests and access to available resources. Then language and skin colour joined the mix. Today, the communities that exist are almost innumerable. They are mostly formed around shared or common ideals and access to opportunities for self-actualisation.… Read More

I want you to be happy


  I was a member of the Band & choir back in secondary school, from JSS1 through SS3. I was arguably the best drummer in  the world Nigeria. Obviously that isn’t true. But I loved playing drums. I remember clearly how we would race to the band store room to ‘seize’ the drum sticks just… Read More

How the Traffic Light can improve your life

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It’s funny how some ‘sharp’ Nigerians Disrespect the Traffic Light – especially the Stop sign. It’s a really simple instruction – red says STOP. Yet, you would see some people speed pass as soon as the red light shows up. And afterwards feel like they are some sort of a  super-hero if they are not… Read More

The Perfect Valentine gift for your partner


Love is arguably the most wonderful feeling of all feelings in the world. It’s only just a day to the biggest day of ‘love showing’ in the world – February 14. A day when gifts are exchanged between loved ones. A time lovers reaffirm their unending love to their partners, families, loved ones and also… Read More

17 Amazing Quotes for Valentine’s Day

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Valentine’s Day is just a few days away! It’s a perfect day to celebrate love. Here are some beautiful quotes you can send to or share with your loved ones. Make your Valentine’s Day more memorable with these inspirational Valentine’s Day quotes.  Read, enjoy and share. 1. “Meeting you was fate, becoming your friend was… Read More

8 common habits you must control today


We all have different habits – good or bad. It has been said that we ultimately become what we repeatedly do. In other words, If your habits aren’t helping you, then they’re hurting you. there are certain habits that we must begin to control today. I have been a victim of such habits. These habits are simply… Read More

Top 50 motivational speakers in Nigeria and how to contact them


Fela Durotoye Please note that if you are a motivational speaker and want your name listed, please send mail to powermindscommunity@yahoo.com or drgeorgeessien@gmail.com. You should have a site or a blog that contains your brief profile. The following list is in no particular order. 1. Fela Durotoye (MOTIVATION)www.feladurotoye.org 2. Leke Alder (BRANDING)www.lekealder.com 3. Ubong Essien… Read More

13 Easy Ways To Kill Procrastination Right Now

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We all procrastinate at some point in our lives. The phrase “i will do it later” has become an anthem for some people. Putting it off until “later” is not something uncommon we say to ourselves, especially when Facebook, Twitter and Blackberry messenger are a click away. But when it comes to work, procrastination definitely… Read More

Why You Must Choose Your Words Carefully


It’s the weekend already and I am pretty sure you have several ways to relax already planned out. You’ll probably want to go to the movies, stores, or just relaxing with friends. Yea everybody wants that – of course All work and no play makes jack a dull boy. (Cliché but very true). But it’s… Read More

From Nigeria To The Rest Of The World: What You Dont Know About Easter


“In Easter message, Nigeria President Jonathan blames attacks on “global terrorists and misguided domestic accomplices.” This was tweeted a while by the Chief correspondent of the Associated press in Nigeria (@jongambrellAP). The tweet immediately got me thinking of the random attacks is some parts of Nigeria. These so-called ‘misguided domestic accomplices’ usually schedule their attacks… Read More