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Tech Aids for Writers
28th April 2016
Truth be told, being a writer isn’t always easy, you can ask me. Sometimes you pick a pen to write and it flows and you wish you could go like that forever, but the very next day you’re stuck, you just can’t write. With the advent of technology, a lot of aids have been developed … Continue reading Tech Aids for Writers
Motivational Monday: Richard St. John on 8 Traits of Successful People
4th January 2016
Welcome to the new year. Work starts today and what’s best to motivate you on the beginning of a new year’s journey than to talk more on success. Richard St. John spent 10 years researching the idea of success and compiled over 500 interviews with highly successful people in their fields to determine what helped … Continue reading Motivational Monday: Richard St. John on 8 Traits of Successful People
#2016Inspiration: Start Now (Video)
1st January 2016
Happy New Year, readers! May you experience all of God’s best in 2016, personally and professionally. Get in the right frame of mind for what is to come with this inspiring video. Thank us later! Start Now Source: YouTube
8 Motivational Quotes to Take into the New Year
30th December 2015
Looking for a success mantra to live by in the upcoming year? We have compiled a long list of inspirational quotes to choose from. Do let us know your favourite in the comments section below: “I never dreamed about success. I just worked for it.” – Estee Lauder “There are no secrets to success. It is … Continue reading 8 Motivational Quotes to Take into the New Year
CNTV Street Files: Christmas Shout-outs!
24th December 2015
Christmas Day is tomorrow! We’re so excited about what has to best holiday of the year, but probably not as excited as the Nigerians we caught up with on the streets were. Check out their shout-outs to loved ones, fellow Nigerians and even us in this fun video full of Christmas cheer. Remember to SUBSCRIBE … Continue reading CNTV Street Files: Christmas Shout-outs!
#JustForLaughs: 3 Christmas Myths Debunked
23rd December 2015
People have gotten quite creative with retelling the original Christmas story found in the Bible, perhaps for entertainment in their kids school plays among other things. In this post, we will attempt to get back to the original story, debunking some myths you probably have heard of. Trust us, they may even surprise you: 1. … Continue reading #JustForLaughs: 3 Christmas Myths Debunked
5 Tips for Choosing the Perfect Christmas Gift
21st December 2015
Christmas is just five days away and with it comes the celebration of love and giving as Christ the reason for the season exemplified in giving Himself for the salvation of man. Therefore, one of the significant actions we can take to mark Christmas is giving thoughtful and heartfelt gifts to our loved ones. Giving … Continue reading 5 Tips for Choosing the Perfect Christmas Gift
Win a Free Ticket to See Trey Songz Perform on Friday
16th December 2015
Verve Card is offering one lucky person the chance to win a free ticket to Pepsi’s Rhythm Unplugged concert this Friday, at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. The highly anticipated event is set to feature live performances from American music artiste, Trey Songz. To qualify, follow these steps and you’ll be … Continue reading Win a Free Ticket to See Trey Songz Perform on Friday
Motivational Monday: Face Your Fears
14th December 2015
Forget it. You are never going to live a fear-free life. It’s a part of our existence. All of us get scared sometimes; the fear that we aren’t good enough; the fear that our ideas aren’t great enough; the fear that the people we want to ask for a favour, a relationship or seed capital … Continue reading Motivational Monday: Face Your Fears
5 Awesome Movies to Watch This Weekend
11th December 2015
We’re giving a lucky reader tickets to watch any movie of his or her choice this week. Don’t miss out on this fantastic prize! #55WeeksofGiveaways 1. BEASTS OF NO NATION Genre: Drama, War Rating: 18 Starring: Abraham Attah, Emmanuel Affadzi, Ricky Adelayitor Synopsis: The film is centered on the story of young Agu, a child soldier … Continue reading 5 Awesome Movies to Watch This Weekend
Poem: As Powerful
8th December 2015
We are as powerful as our greatest weakness permits And as beautiful as our deepest flaw We are capped by our lowest thoughts of ourselves Try to pinch yourself when you’re in a trough Our minds are the greatest assets They tell us what we can do So build up a richer, healthier mindset And … Continue reading Poem: As Powerful
#55WeeksGiveaways: Win Free Tickets for a Movie of Your Choice!
7th December 2015
The freebie giveaways continue… This week, we’re giving away two tickets to see a movie this month at Genesis Deluxe Cinemas! To qualify, simply send us the answer to the following question: What is the name of the CNTV show which features interviews with notable and budding entrepreneurs in Nigeria? All answers should be forwarded to … Continue reading #55WeeksGiveaways: Win Free Tickets for a Movie of Your Choice!
5 Interesting Facts About Black Friday
27th November 2015
Across the world, today marks the highly anticipated shopping event that is Black Friday. What initially started off as an American tradition, being the shopping day after Thanksgiving, has quickly caught on in African countries like Nigeria. In fact, we’ve caught on so well this year that online shopping portal, Konga reportedly received over N100 … Continue reading 5 Interesting Facts About Black Friday
Get Ready for the Big Bang Sales 2015
26th November 2015
Celebrate the end of 2015 with a Big Bang! It’s that time of the year when vendors are advised to sell off old stock in preparation for the New Year and so many people are searching for opportunities to buy such items for discounted prices. The Big Bang Sale powered by www.oakstranzact.com is set to … Continue reading Get Ready for the Big Bang Sales 2015
Vote for Connectnigeria at the Startup South Awards
23rd November 2015
We’re excited about yet another prestigious nomination this year – Small Business Friendly Platform of the Year 2015 (Online) at the #StartupSouth Awards! Our dear colleague, Frederick, also received a nomination as the Small Business Journalist of The Year 2015 (Print/Online). Again, we say thank you to our dear users and readers. We couldn’t have gotten this far … Continue reading Vote for Connectnigeria at the Startup South Awards
#55WeeksGiveaway: Win A Christmas Hamper This Week!
Hello readers, Thank you to everyone who participated in last week’s giveaway competition. We are pleased to announce our winner… Daniel Okezue… who sent in the highest number of business names and details. You will be contacted shortly with instructions on how to redeem your new Apple TV. We also salute the efforts of Bolaji … Continue reading #55WeeksGiveaway: Win A Christmas Hamper This Week!
5 Things to Look Out for When Using a Taxi
Using a taxi requires some level of consciousness, especially when you need to move around at night during this end of year season. It’s “Safety first!” With accidents and kidnappings on the road being on the uprise lately, this motto is something you and your loved ones should certainly live by. That’s why Nigeria’s foremost taxi … Continue reading 5 Things to Look Out for When Using a Taxi
#JustForLaughs: Frankly Speaking Episode 1
21st November 2015
It seems like everyone is in a hurry to leave Nigeria these days. But comedian Frank Donga shows in this hilarious series that things overseas aren’t as easy as they seem. Watch! Source: Ndani TV
Poem: Ode to my Better Half
19th November 2015
There goes my friend, Who winds round my heart like a thread. With smiles so beautiful to rule, Bounding both hearts without glue. Though I own no clock to prowl, Nor a cock to crow, The whispers of thy breath, serves a wake up call. But in thy absence, the day shines so dull. If … Continue reading Poem: Ode to my Better Half
Poem: An Ode to Time
17th November 2015
Time…Time…Time What a privilege to note your existence, Your performance is never unequal. One time, you seem like a ‘slow and steady’ wins the race Another time, it’s like you build up enormous speed like a jet in the runway…O Precious time, Why art thou insatiable, No matter how big or small thy size is, … Continue reading Poem: An Ode to Time
Find Out Task 7 of Connect Nigeria’s 55 Weeks of Giveaways Here!
16th November 2015
Welcome to a new week! Are you ready for this week’s task? We are giving away a brand new Apple TV to this week’s winner. Do you want to be this lucky winner? Task 7 List at least three small businesses (salons, supermarkets etc.) you’ve used this month. The more businesses you list, the better your … Continue reading Find Out Task 7 of Connect Nigeria’s 55 Weeks of Giveaways Here!
Poem: If Only I Must Sing
14th November 2015
If only I must sing as poets have, Where shall my inspiration cometh from, Would nature be my nurture? Oh! If only I must sing… If only I must sing as poets have, Would my words be a key for Pandora’s box, Or create a clearer reasoning in flux. When I desire to pen my … Continue reading Poem: If Only I Must Sing
Download Diamond Bank App and Get a Free MiFi From Smile
Diamond Bank is offering its customers an irresistible offer in collaboration with Smile Communications Nigeria. All you need to do is download the new Diamond Mobile App, pay for your Smile data and you get a free MIFI that is worth N16,000!!!! To get more information on this amazing offer click here.
BBM Funnies: Minister or Transporter?
Welcome to another weekend. We hope you had a productive week? Here are some of our favourite funny DPs of the week to help you relax and laugh with family and friends: Have a fantastic weekend! Don’t forget to visit our booth at the Lagos International Trade Fair today!
Find Out Task 6 of Connect Nigeria’s 55 Weeks of Giveaways Here!
9th November 2015
Welcome to a new week! Are you ready for this week’s task? We have a fantastic prize for you! Two tickets to see Spectre at any cinema of your choice!!! Task 6 Answer this simple question to stand a chance of winning two tickets to see Spectre: Name three businesses at the Lagos Trade Fair … Continue reading Find Out Task 6 of Connect Nigeria’s 55 Weeks of Giveaways Here!
Test: How Emotionally Intelligent Are You?
Who says you have to be extremely brilliant to succeed in life? In the early 1990s, researchers identified a different kind of intelligence – Emotional Intelligence (EI or EQ) – as the missing explanation to why people with average IQs managed to outperform their counterparts who were considered more intelligent. As knowledge of EI evolves, the world … Continue reading Test: How Emotionally Intelligent Are You?
#JustForLaughs: Reverend Helen Paul (Tatafo)
7th November 2015
Rev. Hele Paul a.k.a. Tatafo tells all about her ministry, phone calls from heaven and private jet trips in this exclusive, candid interview. Watch for laughs: Have a happy weekend!
Twitter Introduces New Heart Symbol
4th November 2015
If you were making the Twitter rounds this morning, you may have already noticed the latest development on the social media platform – a heart symbol. In an official announcement, the company introduced the symbol as a representative of the ‘Like’ action for users. This also serves as the replacement of the ‘Favourite’ option represented … Continue reading Twitter Introduces New Heart Symbol
5 Useful Tips When Dealing With a Policeman
“The policeman is your friend!” This statement is dreaded by many Nigerians. This perception is as a result of some reported encounters that many people have had with men of the police force which led to nasty end-results. While many have a bitter-sweet relationship with the law enforcers, most admit the vital role the police play … Continue reading 5 Useful Tips When Dealing With a Policeman
Win a N5,000 Jumia Voucher When You Get This Puzzle Right
Jumia has presented us a puzzle and they want you to find the answer. Guess right what the next big thing on Jumia is and you can win a N5,000 Jumia Voucher. Here is the puzzle: This phenomenon has 11 letters; it comes once in a year. Whenever it comes around, it is frenzy all over the internet. What … Continue reading Win a N5,000 Jumia Voucher When You Get This Puzzle Right