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5 Ways Marketers Can Eliminate Fear of Networking

Networking is an important skill to have, especially if your job requires you to meet people and get new clients. However, for some, the thought of engaging new people and starting conversations is nothing short of terrifying. This could be due to factors like shyness, introversion, etc. If you happen to be one of these

5 Types Of People You Will Meet At A Networking Event

To be honest, networking can be awkward. However, if you want to expand your business circle and increase potential opportunities, you’re going to have to do it. Picture this. You’re dressed to a Business to Investors event and have your business cards at the ready. You’ve got the perfect speech prepared and are ready to

5 African Novels Everyone Needs to Read

Did you know that when you google ‘100 books you need to read’, Chinua Achebe’s ‘Things Fall Apart‘ appears on almost every list? More than 60 years after its first publication, the classic book which tells the story of Okonkwo, the greatest warrior alive whose pride and arrogance eventually led him to a lonely death,

5 ways to use reading to your advantage

If you’re one of the countless people who don’t have a habit of reading regularly, you might be missing out: reading has a noteworthy number of advantages, and just a few are listed below. Reduce your level of stress: Many of us take the simple act of reading for granted because we have so much

#NothingStaysTheSame: MTV Shuga Returns to Nigeria for 6th Season

After 5 successful seasons around Africa, youth-friendly, Pan-African drama series, MTV Shuga, yesterday dropped a promo video to announce its return to Nigeria for Season 6. We can already tell the new series will come with a lot of drama, action and excitement, judging by the new faces and changes in attitude of some of

TSA: Has the CBN been trying to frustrate the new payment regime

While engaging with Systemspecs on how to resolve the Treasury Single Account (TSA) transactions fee dispute, documents and reports obtained indicate that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) made several attempts to terminate its agreement with the payment gateway, Remita and replace it with the Nigerian Inter-Bank Settlement Systems’ platform called CBN-PAY. It would be

Construction works begin at Lekki deep sea port

Major construction work has commenced at the Lekki deep sea port site located at the Lagos Free Trade Zone (LFTZ), Ibeju-Lekki. With the construction of the main breakwater for the port, a major step towards the actualization of the proposed project have been taken. The management of Lekki Port LFTZ Enterprise (LPLE) disclosed this during

Akon, Salah top 2017 African Social Media Power Report

Senegalese rapper Akon and Egyptian striker Mohamed Salah are the two most followed Africans on the social media channels Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, according to the African Social Media Power Report: Top 50 Footballers and Entertainers released on Friday, January 26, 2018. The Power 50 has a combined following of almost 400million, a number that

Search for 2018 honorees begins for outstanding young leaders in Nigeria

The search for this year’s edition of the Junior Chamber International Ten Outstanding Young Persons (JCI TOYP) of Nigeria Programme has already begun with nomination expected to end on January 31, 2018. The organizers of the award programme, The Junior Chamber International Nigeria disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday. The TOYP Programme is a