MOTIVATIONAL PERSONALITY OF THE WEEK- MITCHELL ELEGBE

Mitchell Elegbe is a techpreneur, philanthropist and founder of Interswitch _a fintech company which uses a ‘switching’ infrastructure to connect the different banks in Nigeria and provides technology for ATM cards. The company has over 11,000 ATMs on its network. He founded Interswitch in 2002. With support from Accenture, he and his team were able

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PROBLEMS OF RECRUITMENT PROCESS IN NIGERIA

Recruiters and human resources personnel of various levels have registered complaints of the problems associated with the recruitment processes. These problems include and are not limited to: A lot of applications for few jobs, unemployable applicants, bribery, cost of training new entrants, increasing pressures for employment, utilization of informal sources of recruitment, long military era,

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HOW TO FIND NEW BUSINESS IDEAS

Business ideas can come when you least expect it. But sometimes, you have to rack your brain to find a sustainable idea. Once you think you’ve found the perfect idea, it will take some research to make sure that the idea is legal, and that there is a market for it. If that new business

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SIGNS TO NOTE THAT YOU ARE A POTENTIAL ENTREPRENEUR

Entrepreneur is an individual who searches for opportunities, grabs and capitalises on them. He is an initiator who uses his ideas to create values (being cognisance of the risks and rewards involved) so as to solve societal problems. So many people want to become their own boss but lack some common traits of a successful

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HOW TO START A SERVICE-BASED BUSINESS

Service-based businesses allow you the freedom to leverage your skills and earn a profit. You can hone in on your passions, such as public relations or writing, while helping others. However, there’s much more to the practice than designing an attractive website, networking and tackling assignments. A business is a business, and starting your own

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MOTIVATIONAL PERSONALITY OF THE WEEK- ADE ADEFEKO

Ade Adefeko is the current Vice President Corporate & Government Relations and also in charge of the External Communication and Stakeholder Management at OLAM NIGERIA, a subsidiary of OLAM international of Singapore, the parent company with a presence in 70 countries and the largest Agri-business and Food company in Nigeria. His 27-year professional career spans

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MOTIVATIONAL PERSONALITY OF THE WEEK- ADEBOLA WILLIAMS

Adebola Williams a.k.a ‘Debola Lagos’ is a Nigerian media entrepreneur, journalist, political activist and motivational speaker. He is the Group CEO of Red. His brand ‘‘RED’’, holds high influence media and communication platforms which include Red Media Africa, StateCraft Inc., Church Culture, Generation Y!, and The Future Project. It boasts of flagship youth media brands

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MEET MALLAM NUHU RIBADU – OUR MOTIVATIONAL PERSONALITY OF THE WEEK

Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, MNI is a Nigerian police officer and politician.  He was at one time the Chairman of the Petroleum Revenue Task Force and a the pioneer Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).  The EFCC is the government commission tasked with countering corruption and fraud.  In April 2009, he became

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MEET KANU NWANKWO – OUR MOTIVATIONAL PERSONALITY OF THE WEEK.

Kanu Nwankwo, better known as ‘’Kanu or Papillo’’ from a popular TV ad, is a retired footballer, entrepreneur and a philanthropist. Mr Kanu, most notably played for Ajax, Inter Milan, and the English Premier League Club sides; Arsenal FC, West Bromwich Albion and Portsmouth respectively. Kanu is regarded as one of the best players in

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Motivational Personality of the Week- Chief Bode Akindele

PROFILE OF BODE AKINDELE Chief Bode Akindele is a Nigerian billionaire and one of the richest individuals in Africa.  He hails from Oyo state and is popularly known as the Parakoyi of Ibadan-land. Chief Bode Akindele is a business tycoon. His business centres majorly on maritime, properties, agriculture and manufacturing sectors.  He started his education

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