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Lagos Business School MBA Students Champion Impact Investing

Lagos Business School MBA Students Champion Impact Investing

MBA students of Lagos Business School (LBS) are leaving nothing to chance in promoting entrepreneurial investments that create social impact and add value. The LBS MBA Entrepreneurship Investor Forum recently held, in a bid to showcase the social impact embedded – business ideas of the MBA students to the investors present. Read More

Hakuna Nyumbani! Let’s Join Hands to Help Internally Displaced Persons in Nigeria

Hakuna Nyumbani! Let’s Join Hands to Help Internally Displaced Persons in Nigeria

I must have missed the Social Studies class or I was carried away with my teacher’s eloquence and “poshness” that I don’t recall whether she taught that migration happens willingly or unwillingly. For a very long time, I thought people always migrated willingly. Read More

Human Diversity | “We cannot – should not – have empathy only for people who are like us” – Chimamanda Adichie

Human Diversity | “We cannot – should not – have empathy only for people who are like us” – Chimamanda Adichie

I will call him Sochukwuma. A thin, smiling boy who liked to play with us girls at the university primary school in Nsukka. We were young. We knew he was different, we said, ‘he’s not like the other boys.’ But his was a benign and unquestioned difference; it was simply what it was. Read More

Perseverance Pays! Watch Inspiring Story of Saturday the Gateman, Now Art Director of One of Africa’s Biggest Advertising firms

Perseverance Pays! Watch Inspiring Story of Saturday the Gateman, Now Art Director of One of Africa’s Biggest Advertising firms

First it was the miraculously inspiring story of Olajumoke the Bread Seller, which many tag as luck and alignment of the stars in her favor, but the story of Saturday is one which emphasizes “opportunity meets preparedness” – the story of perseverance and self belief. Read More

When The Hunter Gets Hunted – FG sets up Committee to Probe EFCC and ICPC

When The Hunter Gets Hunted – FG sets up Committee to Probe EFCC and ICPC

According to Punch, the Federal Government has set up a committee, named Presidential Committee on Verification of Assets to investigate high profile corruption cases that were allegedly compromised by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Read More

Much Needed Progress – Senate Passes 2016 Budget of ₦6.06 Trillion

Much Needed Progress – Senate Passes 2016 Budget of ₦6.06 Trillion

Nigeria’s Senate has passed the 2016 budget into law after deliberations and altercations which arose with the budget after its initial presentation. Read More

Recognition for Diligence – BellaNaija Founder, Uche Pedro Wins Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards

Recognition for Diligence – BellaNaija Founder, Uche Pedro Wins Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards

Nigerian celebrity blogger, Uche Pedro has won the award for Favourite African Blogger at the 2016 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards (KCAs). Read More

#RedefiningPR – Integrating Community Youth Empowerment as Brand PR Strategy VS Reality Show PR Strategy

#RedefiningPR – Integrating Community Youth Empowerment as Brand PR Strategy VS Reality Show PR Strategy

I had a spirited conversation two days ago with a journalist friend. His complaint happened to be something I have been passionate about for a while now: journalists are tired of reporting on ineffectual activities for agencies, and clients who appear to have nothing new to say. Read More

Call for Applications: MTN Entrepreneurship Challenge  For African Undergraduates Powered by Jumia

Call for Applications: MTN Entrepreneurship Challenge  For African Undergraduates Powered by Jumia

MTN, in partnership with the MTN Solution Space and Jumia, are proud to announce the launch of the MTN Entrepreneurship Challenge powered by Jumia. Read More

Welcome Change! Senate Extends JAMB Exam Validity to Three Years & Reduces Fee

Welcome Change! Senate Extends JAMB Exam Validity to Three Years & Reduces Fee

The Senate Upper Chamber on Wednesday 2nd March 2016  extended the  Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Unified Tertiary Matriculation Entrance Examination (UTME) validity period to three years from one year. Read More

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