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Men You Should Know: Murtala Nyako

April 19, 2022

Vice Admiral Murtala Nyako (Rtd), GCON, CFR: rcds, D.Agric. (H.C.) was elected Executive Governor of Adamawa State, Nigeria, taking office in May 2007. Prior to then he served in the Navy, at one time being military governor of Niger State, and being appointed Chief of Naval Staff in December 1989. Read more about Men you … Continue reading Men You Should Know: Murtala Nyako

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Men You Should Know: Oluwole Babafemi Familoni

April 19, 2022

  Familoni was born on 24 November 1957 to Mr. Gabriel Familoni and Mrs. Alice Familoni of Isape Street, Ido Ekiti in Ido-Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti State. Attended St. John Anglican Primary School in 1963 and ended at St Peters Anglican Primary school in Ikere Ekiti in 1969. He later attended Modern School, … Continue reading Men You Should Know: Oluwole Babafemi Familoni

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Men You Should Know: Waziri Kolo Ibrahim

April 19, 2022

  Alhaji Waziri Kolo Ibrahim was a Kanuri businessman from Borno State, Nigeria, who became a prominent politician and party leader during the Nigerian Second Republic. He was one of the original founders and financiers of the Nigerian People’s Party, but in 1978 left the party to form the Great Nigeria People’s Party (GNPP). As … Continue reading Men You Should Know: Waziri Kolo Ibrahim

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Do You Know Admiral Ibrahim Ogohi?

April 19, 2022

  The first naval officer to become Chief of Defence Staff from 1999-2003 and first Naval Officer to reach four-star general in the Nigeria military during the civilian administration of Nigeria. Background Admiral Ibrahim Ogohi CFR FSS was born on the 14th of November 1948. He had his early education in St John’s College, Kaduna … Continue reading Do You Know Admiral Ibrahim Ogohi?

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Meet The Boss: Matthias Ehizua

April 19, 2022

  In our video of the week, we feature a YouTube video of the Meet The Boss segment on CNTV where Williams Uzomba holds a conversation with Matthias Ehizua. Read more about Meet the boss Ehizua, founder/CEO of Ehizua Hub, an establishment empowering young Nigerians and giving them the opportunity to reach their full potentials … Continue reading Meet The Boss: Matthias Ehizua

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Man You Should Know: Kola Aluko

April 19, 2022

  One who has been considered as one of the 100 Most Influential Africans listing and issue by the New African Magazine (November 2013 issue) and ranked by Forbes Africa as one of the Forty Richest Africans, as well as included in the Top Ten list of Successful African Entrepreneurs to Follow on Twitter. Kola … Continue reading Man You Should Know: Kola Aluko

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Meet The Boss: Kemi Lewis, KL’S Naturals

April 19, 2022

KL’S Naturals’ founder, Kemi Lewis, studied law at the University of Lagos and attended the Nigerian Law School Bwari, Abuja. She then went on to the Centre for Energy, Petroleum, Mineral Law and Policy at the University of Dundee where she got an LL.M in International Business Transactions. She is also a Chartered Secretary and … Continue reading Meet The Boss: Kemi Lewis, KL’S Naturals

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SME Spotlight: Makeup By Alexia Horsfall

April 19, 2022

Alexia Horsfall studied law at the University of Lagos and then went on to Law School, Abuja, but not before she took an internship that changed her life, opening up a new world of makeup artistry and entrepreneurship to her. She talks to Connect Nigeria about running her own small business, the value of training, … Continue reading SME Spotlight: Makeup By Alexia Horsfall

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Pint-Sized Bookworms Launches Subscription Box for Kids!

April 19, 2022

Pint-Sized Bookworms (PSB), a children’s literature outfit dedicated to promoting a love for reading in children, has recently launched the PSB Book Box, a powerful tool for nurturing the love of books in children. PSB founder, Ugochinyelu Anidi, is a lawyer and a lecturer at the University of Nigeria, an avid reader of literature for … Continue reading Pint-Sized Bookworms Launches Subscription Box for Kids!

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SME Spotlight: Scrubs by Mirian

April 19, 2022

Scrubs by Mirian is an organic skincare brand which recently launched with a skin exfoliating line. Its founder, Mirian Bukola Agbeje, graduated from the University of Lagos with a BSc in Political Science, and also holds a certificate in Project Management (BPMP). Aside from being a business owner, she volunteers for Stand to End Rape … Continue reading SME Spotlight: Scrubs by Mirian

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Meet the Boss: Derek Nwafor, Crystal Media 360

April 19, 2022

Derek Nwafor started his career after obtaining a B.Sc. In Zoology from the University of Ibadan. He has over 15 years’ experience spanning corporate support services, business design, business development and marketing in banking, BPO services, and retail marketing and consultancy. He has received training in logistics and supply chain management, and finance management and … Continue reading Meet the Boss: Derek Nwafor, Crystal Media 360

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Meet the Boss: Friday Nwosu, Yesharvest

April 19, 2022

Friday Nwosu studied Chemical Engineering at the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, and is the founder/CEO of Yesharvest, a business that connects farmers to their market by giving consumers access to fresh farm produce. He talks to Joy Ehonwa about entrepreneurship, technology, and agriculture.  CN: Where did the idea for Yesharvest come from? … Continue reading Meet the Boss: Friday Nwosu, Yesharvest

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Meet the Boss, Jasmine Chinaza Onyia, Nazmine Media

April 19, 2022

Jasmine Chinaza Onyia is the CEO of Nazmine Media, a company she founded while still a student at Enugu State University, where she was a Marketing major. A couple of professional programs and several mentors later, Jasmine has learnt a lot on the job, and at the feet of industry elders. She shares her experience … Continue reading Meet the Boss, Jasmine Chinaza Onyia, Nazmine Media

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Meet the Boss: Ayo Naledi Designs

April 19, 2022

Ayo Naledi Agunbiade graduated from Covenant University in 2008. She studied Banking and Finance and worked in two different banks before quitting completely to start her own business, Ayo Naledi Designs. She talks to Joy Ehonwa about entrepreneurship, and goldsmithing in Nigeria.   CN: How would you describe your work and your responsibilities as a … Continue reading Meet the Boss: Ayo Naledi Designs

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Meet the Boss: Olajumoke Lawoyin, CMO Lucy.ng

April 19, 2022

Olajumoke Lawoyin’s first degree was in law (LLB) from the University of Ibadan. After obtaining her BL from the Nigeria Law School, she worked with Zenith Bank Plc for six years before proceeding for a Master’s degree (LLM) in International Energy Litigation from City, the University of London from 2012-2013. On completing her programme, she … Continue reading Meet the Boss: Olajumoke Lawoyin, CMO Lucy.ng

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Meet the Boss: Assam Victor-Ifeanyi, Boli Junction

April 19, 2022

Boli Junction boss, Assam Victor-Ifeanyi, is a graduate of Linguistics and Communication Studies from the University of Port Harcourt. She has worked in business development, customer service and in the administrative department of a few organizations. Armed with a professional certification in customer service, she set out to offer well-known, familiar food in new, exciting … Continue reading Meet the Boss: Assam Victor-Ifeanyi, Boli Junction

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Meet the Boss: Jide Sipe, L&P Clothing

April 19, 2022

Jide Sipe studied law at Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ogun State. During his university days, he attended the Michael Williams Fashion Institute where he obtained a certificate in sewing and designing before he got his LlB; he actually became a designer/tailor before he became a lawyer. Today, he runs L&P Clothing, following his longtime passion. He … Continue reading Meet the Boss: Jide Sipe, L&P Clothing

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Meet the Boss: Abimbola Adebakin, Advantage Health Africa

April 19, 2022

Abimbola Adebakin studied Pharmacy and did an MBA, both at the University of Lagos. Currently completing her doctoral research at Cranfield University, she practiced as a pharmacist for a few years, understudying during holidays at Tabade Chemists and post-graduation with M G Ross, a sister company to Bola Chemists.  She is a Certified Performance Technologist … Continue reading Meet the Boss: Abimbola Adebakin, Advantage Health Africa

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Meet the Boss: Chioma Pamela Nwuruku, Eleanor Des Fleurs

April 19, 2022

Chioma Pamela Nwuruku studied Electrical & Electronics Engineering in the University of East London for her first degree, and attained a second degree in Information and Business Systems Engineering from University of Surrey. In January 2016 she founded a Floral & Gift delivery company, Eleanor Des Fleurs, in Abuja.  CN: What is the story behind … Continue reading Meet the Boss: Chioma Pamela Nwuruku, Eleanor Des Fleurs

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Meet the Boss: Olashile Abayomi, Founder SoupAmarket

April 19, 2022

Olashile Abayomi studied Political Science at the University of Ado-Ekiti, and has professional certifications in oil and gas and also in HSE (Health, Safety and Environment). An alumni of the Pan Atlantic University where she bagged her professional certification in Entrepreneurial Management, this driven young entrepreneur is the founder of SoupAmarket. She talks to Joy … Continue reading Meet the Boss: Olashile Abayomi, Founder SoupAmarket

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Meet the Boss: Toks Bakare, AskToks.com

April 19, 2022

Toks Bakare is the founder of asktoks.com. A trained Behaviour Analyst who has over a decade of experience in the field of developmental psychology, Ms Bakare is a specialist consultant who has relocated to Nigeria to fill a gap by providing Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) services to children with developmental disorders and Autism Spectrum Disorders. … Continue reading Meet the Boss: Toks Bakare, AskToks.com

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Meet the Boss: August Secrets, Oluwatoyin Onigbanjo

April 19, 2022

Oluwatoyin Onigbanjo is a journalist, recipe developer, children food blogger, and the Founder of August Secrets Nigeria, a baby and toddler food solutions company. Toyin, who holds a B.A in English and Literature, and Masters in Public and International Affairs, gives a peek into her journey to entrepreneurship in this interview with Joy Ehonwa. CN: … Continue reading Meet the Boss: August Secrets, Oluwatoyin Onigbanjo

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Meet the Boss: Ezinne Chisomaga Reginald-Okonkwo, Somre Foods

April 19, 2022

Ezinne Reginald-Okonkwo studied Law at Madonna University, Okija, Anambra State and now runs Somre Foods, a healthy food and drink business. She talks to Joy Ehonwa about becoming an entrepreneur, doing business in Nigeria, and the power of faith. CN: What’s the story behind Somre Foods? After being called to bar, I started practicing law … Continue reading Meet the Boss: Ezinne Chisomaga Reginald-Okonkwo, Somre Foods

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Interview with George Omoregie, MD/CEO Kids Fashion Mart, Bolton

April 19, 2022

Discovering your purpose in life is a milestone, but committing to it is what ensures actualization. A lot of people still wade through the waters of life getting by, making money and having their needs met, but not fulfilling their dreams. Those dreams remain unfulfilled and keep tugging at their hearts, making them wonder continuously … Continue reading Interview with George Omoregie, MD/CEO Kids Fashion Mart, Bolton

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Meet the Boss: Seun Tayo-Balogun, Brief Essentials

April 19, 2022

Lingerie shopping in Nigeria has never been better, thanks to online lingerie store, Brief Essentials. Seun Tayo-Balogun, its Founder/CEO, holds degrees in Political Science and Philosophy, and Economic Policy and Management.  A lover of technology with diverse experiences in areas including business development, branding, graphic design and web development, economic research, investment banking, policy analysis/advocacy … Continue reading Meet the Boss: Seun Tayo-Balogun, Brief Essentials

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Meet the Boss: Oluwaseun Olarewaju, SoapboxNG

April 19, 2022

Oluwaseun Olarewaju, an accounting graduate from the University of Abuja, is the Founder/CEO of SoapboxNg, a private label company that manufactures organic skincare products for skincare brands. She talks to Joy Ehonwa about entrepreneurship in Nigeria, and the private label structure she chose for her company. CN: When did you start SoapboxNG, and why did … Continue reading Meet the Boss: Oluwaseun Olarewaju, SoapboxNG

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Meet the Boss: Itoro Okon, Jewelry by Itoro Okon

April 19, 2022

Itoro Okon graduated with a degree in Geology from Carleton University, Canada, and worked in both the mineral exploration and oil and gas exploration industries for 3 years before moving back to start her jewelry line, Jewelry by Itoro Okon. She talks to Joy Ehonwa about her inspiration and her entrepreneurial dreams. CN: Why did … Continue reading Meet the Boss: Itoro Okon, Jewelry by Itoro Okon

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Meet the Boss: Isioma Osaje, Agency 106 Talents & Co

April 19, 2022

Agency 106, which manages talents like Ireti Doyle, Blossom Chukwujekwu, Linda Ejiofor and Adesua Etomi, is run by Isioma Osaje, a graduate of medicine and surgery from Igbinedion University. She talks to Joy Ehonwa about her career, her talent management journey, and the Nigerian film industry. CN: Tell us a little about your educational and … Continue reading Meet the Boss: Isioma Osaje, Agency 106 Talents & Co

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Meet the Boss: Iretiogo Oke, CEO Protouch Janitors

April 19, 2022

While some entrepreneurs quit their jobs to start their businesses, others choose to straddle both worlds, running successful, impactful businesses without giving up their 9-5. Iretiogo Oke, a marketing professional who is also the CEO of Protouch Janitors, talks to Connect Nigeria about being a career woman and an entrepreneur, and her passion for sanitation … Continue reading Meet the Boss: Iretiogo Oke, CEO Protouch Janitors

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CAREER Interviews Meet the Boss

10 Questions for Joy Isi Bewaji, MD Happenings Radio

April 19, 2022

Joy Isi Bewaji, who is the Managing Director at Happenings Radio, and also the Managing Editor at Happenings Magazine, is a writer, lifestyle editor, presenter, publicist, author and playwright. Her most recent play, ‘The Story of My Vagina’ was presented in December by the Crown Troupe of Africa. Joy Ehonwa had 10 questions for JIB, … Continue reading 10 Questions for Joy Isi Bewaji, MD Happenings Radio

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