11th September 2013
Nigeria is a country that is so blessed that it is ironic to see all the suffering its nationals face; not just suffering, but also having to endure a bad reputation home and abroad. Those at home face many hardships, but those who think they have escaped by running out of the country face untold … Continue reading How Can We Make Nigeria Great?
20th August 2013
‘A heart rending story about a boy needing a heart transplant’ Take Heart is a play written by Jo Demmer, directed by Gbenga Yusuf, presented by Star Arts Stage Productions and showing this August at Terrakulture. If you love to see a lot of expression in dance, then this play is for you. The actors … Continue reading Stage Play of the Month: Take Heart
2nd August 2013
Tired of paying rent weekly, monthly or annually for your home or office? Have you realised that as a bigger boy or girl the time has come to own a property of your own and fast? Do you want to avoid the hassle of buying open land and developing it? Then congratulations! Here’s the … Continue reading How to Buy Property in Nigeria
1st August 2013
We cannot talk about attracting Nigerian youth into agriculture without first commending and appreciating our trailblazers and touch bearers, our old or aged farmers. Without them we will not have any agriculture in Nigeria. They have with them knowledge, experience and expertise about weather, seed, character of crops, forest reserve, and soil. Their understanding of … Continue reading Attracting and Retaining Nigerian Youth in Agriculture
26th July 2013
(Demystifying Company Registration in Nigeria: Get Incorporated in 3 easy steps) Are you ready to register your company with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) but confused as to how it is done? This article will show you the simple 3- step procedure to get it done. But first, let’s bust a couple of myths. … Continue reading How to Register a Company in Nigeria
25th July 2013
The nation is caught in the throes of protests and arguments surrounding happenings in the Senate that affect underage married females. Interesting as all the fascinating stories and creative insults being thrown around are, the question to be addressed is, what is the way forward? To find that out, we have to ‘start at the … Continue reading Child Marriage in Nigeria: What is the Way Forward?
5th July 2013
You want to meet up with friends for a nice meal in an environment with a familiar yet exciting feel? Then hook up at Cafe Vanessa. Café Vanessa has lovely ambiance that makes it great for hanging out with friends. The day I visited the place, I witnessed at least one group of corporate ladies … Continue reading Restaurant Review: Café Vanessa
28th June 2013
The bright lights, the camera, the glamour, the fame, the endorsements and celebration affiliated with great athletes do not come cheap or on a platter. There is a story for every successful and great athlete, and for the 18 year old, 6foot, 9inches tall, Giannis Adetokunbo, this is his story. Giannis was born into the … Continue reading Giannis Adetokunbo: From the Streets to the NBA
24th June 2013
“Where in the world can I get a job where I can work from home?” I hear this question from women all the time. A recent survey was conducted on one of my Blackberry Messenger groups made up of wives, and the unanimous vote for Best Job for Married Women went to School Teacher. Reason- … Continue reading Best Jobs for Women in Nigeria
21st June 2013
Once upon a time; people woke up, got dressed, and hurried off to a place called work where they punched in and punched out. Fast-forward to the future… Today; people wake up, laze about for a bit, eat, forget to brush their teeth or take a bath, and sit to work in a place called … Continue reading Today’s Virtual Workforce: The Power of Collaboration
17th June 2013
The Ukrainian media has reported that Brown Ideye seems about to move to English side, Newcastle United. The Nigerian striker, who’s on international duty with Nigeria at the Confederations Cup is believed to be eager to join the list of Nigerians in the English Premier League. Newcastle United has long been an admirer of the … Continue reading Ideye Close to Newcastle Move
16th June 2013
Sweet Sensation is a rocking chain restaurant where the entire family can come for a weekend treat, and parties can even be booked there. Their décor is in line with their motto ‘We Got Swagga’; glass partitions, marble topped tables, curvy chairs and straight benches, they keep it current y’all. But one thing they stand … Continue reading Restaurant Review: JJC at Sweet Sensation
1st June 2013
By Pamela Agboga Looking for a place to take a family with selective food cravings? Then think Magrellos. The beautiful thing about Magrellos is their wide menu. Where else can you get yam pottage plain, or with veggies in it? Beans in oil or boiled beans and rice? When you get to their show glass … Continue reading Restaurant Review: Magrellos
26th May 2013
A pastor is fully committed to his church and this does not go down well with his wife, who has to remind him that he is also a husband. Temptation comes and Reuben finds himself torn between his love for his wife and his devotion to the church. – Movie blurb Kemi Williams (Chioma C. … Continue reading Movie Review: On Bended Knees
By Pamela Agboga While we might feel that we are doing our best in raising our children, it does not hurt to take a refresher course. This Children’s Day, take time to assess yourself; how well are you handling your parenting job, and are there ways that you can do a better job? Larry J. … Continue reading Raising Terrific Children: 4 Vital Keys
12th May 2013
On May 8, an article in the PUNCH Newspaper reported that Nigeria may have 500 private jets by 2020. According to the article: “In order to grow the general aviation sector to accommodate the projected number of private jets, the Federal Government, in the policy, said it would give serious consideration to the development of … Continue reading Would You Own a Private Jet by 2020?
4th May 2013
It’s the weekend, whatcha gonna do? If you don’t want to go out to see a movie you can rent or purchase one, and lucky you, ‘Mr and Mrs’ is available on DVD. Released in 2012, this lovely romantic movie directed by Ikechukwu Onyeka and starring Nse Etim Ikpe and Joseph Benjamin has had so … Continue reading Movie Review: Mr. and Mrs.
30th April 2013
Did you catch the live match this evening? Real Madrid 2-0 Borussia Dortmund, but Dortmund sails through 4-3 on aggregate. And tomorrow; Wednesday 1 May at 7:45pm Nigerian/Central West African time (GMT+1), Barcelona faces Bayern Munich. It promises to be a history making event. View the semifinals fixtures table here.
27th April 2013
By Pamela Agboga If you live in or visit Ikorodu town, do ensure that you stop at Fatmot Restaurant for lunch or dinner. They have two branches but their main office is at No 55 Lagos Road, beside UBA, Ikorodu. When you visit a restaurant that’s over 50 years old, you’re definitely expecting to enjoy … Continue reading Restaurant Review: Fatmot Restaurant (formerly Iya Silifa)
25th April 2013
Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it – Proverbs 22:6 The scripture above does not clearly state who should train the child. It just says train up ‘a’ child. So, who is the person best suited to train up a child? There … Continue reading The Best Person to Train Your Child
22nd April 2013
By Arinze Ude LIVERPOOL 2-2 CHELSEA Mikel Obi and Victor Moses were in action for the Blues at Anfield. Mikel played from the start while Moses came on for Juan Mata in the second half. Luis Suarez scored right at the death to break Chelsea’s hearts. NORWICH 2-1 READING Hope Akpan seems to have … Continue reading WEEKEND UPDATE: Nigerians in the Premier League
19th April 2013
Today’s the day! Yes, the end is indeed nigh, as the Mobile Web West Africa 2013 early booking discount is going to run out at the end of today, Friday 19th April. So if you’re considering attending, now is the time for you to reserve your place at the event, which takes place on the 7th, 8th & 9th of May at … Continue reading Last day to register at discounted rate for Mobile Web West Africa
By Pamela Agboga Scouza’s offers a variety of meals, from Appetisers and Sandwiches, to Platters, Plates and Pizzas. Appetizers include Hummus, Balila, Fattoush, and Tuna/Oriental/Shrimp Salad. The Sandwich list covers burgers, shawarmas and regular sandwiches. On the Platters menu are BBQs kebabs and other grilled meals. Plates menu showcases the friends we know; jollof and … Continue reading Restaurant Review: Scouza’s
Opening Ceremony of the House on the Rock Cathedral The opening ceremony of the House on the Rock Cathedral will be held on Saturday, April 20th and the dedication ceremony will follow the day after. Special guests include President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan and the former British Prime Minister, Tony Blair. Tudor Bismark would be ministering, … Continue reading Events For You This Weekend!
ForexTime Ltd (FXTM) is organizing a free money trading conference in south western Nigeria with the theme: “New Paradigm in Online Trading.” The conference will be held in Akure, Ilorin and Ibadan and runs from April 19 to May 25. It will focus on trading and opportunities available to any interested investor. Some of the … Continue reading FXTM Organises ‘New Paradigm in Online Trading’ Conference
By Mason Frederick For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it? – Luke 14:28 Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now. – Alan Lakein Business planning is very vital … Continue reading 7 Key Elements of a Business Plan
Well almost… Number portability simply means that you can use your number on any network. So if you have had the same number for 10 years, say on MTN, you can move it to Glo, or Etisalat, or Airtel, and vice versa. It has been seven years in the making, but it looks like it might finally be … Continue reading Mobile Number Portability is finally here!
18th April 2013
Information Technology Developers Entrepreneur Accelerator (iDEA) is a non-profit organization established to support the development of indigenous skills and capabilities in software development. Its primary purpose is to accelerate the development of the software industry in Nigeria by nurturing and helping Nigerian software technology businesses. iDEA will help entrepreneurs build software skills, solutions and businesses critical … Continue reading iDea Hub set to launch with Developer Session – April 19th
There is a renaissance in the Nigerian e-commerce space; it’s the dawn of online retail in Nigeria, and many brands and businesses are scrambling to find their footing and get an online platform for their products. The cost of setting up and managing an online store is enormous and several brands and businesses are already … Continue reading Konga to launch Nigeria’s first Online Mall
16th April 2013
Nigerian Industrialist and Billionaire Philanthropist, Aliko Dangote, has donated the sum of $500,000 to UNICEF in Nigeria, to assist the government to manage the recent measles outbreak in certain states in Nigeria. The funds, according to Jean Gough, UNICEF Chief for Nigeria, will be used to procure 1.7 million doses of measles vaccine. Gough, during the UNICEF’s courtesy visit at which Dangote announced … Continue reading Dangote Donates $.5m to UNICEF, Plans $8 Billion Refinery in Nigeria