Black Friday at Shoprite Novare Mall

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Today, 25th November was Black Friday, possibly, the world over. It was no different here in Nigeria where retailers fell over themselves trying to woo customers with what they touted as fantastic promotional offers. Ever since the culture of online shopping became entrench in our psyche as Nigerians, there have been a surge in the popularity […]

A Geek Gift For My Son At 10

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My older son turned 10 years recently. A milestone. A big excuse for an “owambe” party. Instead, the introvert in me opted for a quiet family outing, a decision that was further reinforced by the spiraling exchange rate. Well, that is the excuse we all give for our cost cutting? 🙂 Weakened Naira or not, i […]

Off To Novare Mall!

First day away from work. What an exhilarating experience! Ice Cube’s hit tune “Today was a good day” was buzzing in my brain. “How best can i spend today”, i thought to myself. “A visit to the cinema perhaps”? Hmm, a visit to the cinema it is! Off to Novare! Ever since Novare Mall opened […]

10 Behaviors That Could Kill Your Career

Stumbled on this post on Linkedin by Jack Welch, former Chairman of General Electric, thought i should share. I think i identified 2 points i need to work on personally… Careers rarely follow a smooth, linear trajectory. If you’re experiencing a stalled or faltering career — and most of us do at some point or […]

Question: “How should a Christian view politics?”

Stumbled on this article. Thought I should share… If there is anything that will spark a spontaneous debate, if not an outright argument, it is a discussion involving politics-even among believers. As followers of Christ, what should be our attitude and our involvement with politics? It has been said that “religion and politics don’t mix.” […]

The African Version of Amazon Will Emerge From Nigeria

When Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced the company’s plans for 30-minute delivery drones with Amazon Prime Air in December, it became clear that ecommerce has exciting days ahead. But Amazon isn’t the only company ramping up digital business, nor is the U.S. the only region in the game. In fact, Africa may have already stolen […]

“Daddy, Where Is My Money?”

Every kid comes of age, the age when they begin to take their destinies into their hands. Perhaps one of the earliest manifestation of this natural tendencies is when kids kick against the idea of their mother “keeping” their “hard earned” money for them. The age when they begin to realise that accountability has been […]

Does The Bible Say That An Increase In Technology Is A Sign Of The End Times?

Question: “Does the Bible say that an increase in technology is a sign of the end times?” Many people over the years have proposed that there would be an increase in technology as the end times approach. Among those espousing this view were renowned scientists Isaac Newton and Francis Bacon. On the frontispiece of Bacon’s […]

Ten Ways Companies Drive Away Talent

This article was first published on Forbes. If there’s one word that’s almost certain to appear somewhere on every business’s website, that word is talent. Companies of every size love to talk about talent! They can talk about talent all day long. It’s easy to talk about talent on a website or in a recruiting brochure. […]

Nigerian Scam – Woman Scammed Out Of US$500K On Christian Dating Site

A 66-year-old Californian meets a man claiming to be Irish. Before she knows it, she is embroiled in a Nigerian scam. You can’t look them in the eyes. That’s the difference between meeting someone online and meeting them in real life. One California woman might be wishing that she had looked her online date in the […]