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Ige Kachi, Uncle Ben and others for Passion and Prudence stage play

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A new stage play which will be performed this November has been described as one with intrigues, suspense, humor and countless life’s lessons. Powered by Mofolusade Sonaike, a renowned entrepreneur, and entrepreneurship advocate, the stage play is set to mark the annual global entrepreneurship week set aside to celebrate entrepreneurs all over the world. According to the producer of  Mofolusade Sonaike:… Read more »

Africa CEO Round-table Conference AR-CSR 2016 to hold in Lagos

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The Board of Trustees and Strategic Partners of ThistlePraxis Consulting and the Foundation for Sustainability and Responsibility in Africa (FSRA) are pleased to announce the sixth edition of the Africa CEO Round-table & Conference on Corporate Sustainability & Responsibility (AR-CSR™), which is to hold on November 11, 2016 at the Best Western Island Hotel, Lagos, Nigeria. Earlier scheduled to hold… Read more »

FACTS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

The recent killing of Mrs. Ronke Shonde by her husband has evoked a lot of emotions and reactions by Nigerians about Domestic Violence. I have particular spent time reading comments and commentary from people on social media and even the traditional media. Sad to say, a lot of the opinions expressed are by those who have never experienced domestic violence… Read more »

The Bridge Leadership Foundation – 2016 Graduate Employability Training

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After a successful debut last year, The Bridge Leadership Foundation, on Monday, April 18 – Friday, April 22, 2016 launched the 6th edition of its Graduate Employability Training and the first for young women in Nigeria. The week long intensive training had 60 young women from different parts of Nigeria including Ghana at the Jorany Hotels, Calabar, Cross River State…. Read more »

TIPS TO COPE WITH NANNIES AND DOMESTIC HELPS

The tales of what working Mums go through with the “necessary evils” called Nannies or if you want, domestic helps are all too familiar so I would not even bother going into details of their shenanigans…no need relieving the bitter experiences with them! The things they do leaves you gob smacked and perhaps wonder if they have an ‘association’ of… Read more »

SUPPORT PERSONS WITH DOWN SYNDROME

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The Director, United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Lagos, Mr Ronald Kayanja has urged everyone to support persons with Down syndrome condition by giving them freedom to make choices, as part of broader efforts to usher in a life of dignity for all. He made this call while presenting the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message on the 2016 World Down Syndrome… Read more »

TRENDING NEWS WORLDWIDE

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Twitter tweaks its timeline in pursuit of more users Twitter is tweaking the way that tweets appear in its users’ timelines in its latest attempt to broaden the appeal of its messaging service. The change announced Wednesday moves Twitter closer to a formula that Facebook uses to determine the order of posts appearing in its users’ news feeds. It’s a… Read more »

2015 IN REVIEW –BIGGEST NEWS STORIES OF 2015 THAT SHOOK THE WORLD!

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2015 has come and gone! There were plenty of genuinely heart-warming events that took place during the year, just as there were those that shook the world and made people look on in shock. A couple of them stood out for me. Join me as a take you on a ride through 25 of the biggest news stories of 2015,… Read more »

SHOULD YOU GET BACK WITH YOUR EX??? LESSONS FROM MOURINHO’S SACK!

This is not my usual rants or banters against Chelsea or Mourinho. No, not at all! I’m actually about to share some important life’s lessons I have been reminded of by Jose Mourinho’s sack. Though not so popular among football fans generally despite his fame with members of the clubs he has worked with, Jose is undeniably a great football… Read more »

STELLA DAMASUS AND DANIEL ADEMINOKAN LAUNCH ‘MON AFRIK’ TV

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It is not news that in this generation, the internet has become the hub of information and entertainment for billions of people all over the world. With the huge effect and influence of social media and smart phones, content providers and major companies have turned their attention to the internet for direct connection with consumers. One of such people taking… Read more »

THE SME AND FRANCHISING NIGERIA SHOW

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If you are keen to start your own business or grow your business through franchising, there is an event that will provide an excellent opportunity for you to get maximum exposure to the sector’s pioneers while discussing critical issues and finding solutions to these with your peers. The SME & franchising Nigeria show will bring together Nigeria’s entrepreneurial enthusiasts with… Read more »

FORD FOUNDATION APPOINTS 18 CHAMPIONS FOR CHANGE ADVOCATE FOR SHRH IN NIGERIA

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On Thursday the 15th of October 2015, the Champions for Change launched a movement to improve Sexual and Reproductive Health in Nigeria by building the capacity of some Nollywood stars as SRHR advocates. Emem Isong, Nigeria’s leading female Movie Producer and CEO of Royal Arts Academy led the team. This initiative funded by Ford Foundation West Africa, is designed to… Read more »

Iaspire Agri-Biz Forum

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Agriculture is the new black gold and to all aspiring agriprenuers, this is your chance to get started and start right. The Iaspire Agri-Biz Forum is for you! This is one seminar you don’t want to miss. Date is 1st October, 2015. BENEFITS *10 participants to operate 25 Acres land with irrigation facilities in Ogun State. *6 Months on the… Read more »

THE SERAs – NIGERIA CSR AWARDS (for SMEs)

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TruContact CSR, Organizers of The Nigeria CSR Awards (otherwise known as The SERAs) have partnered with W-Holistic Business Solutions in creating the CSR Awards for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). A call for entry has been released for qualified SMEs for the 2015 edition. The award that is Nigeria’s top CSR and sustainability honour enters its ninth year with the… Read more »