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Top Tips To Excel At Your Next Job Interview

April 19, 2022

Going for a job interview comes with a lot of anxiety. Several questions will often run into your mind. You might find yourself struggling with thoughts of the type of questions the interviewers will ask, if the interviewers will be stern or if you might fumble in the process. All these feelings and more are … Continue reading Top Tips To Excel At Your Next Job Interview

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CAREER Interviews LIFESTYLE Media Personality

Omotayo Kofoworola: The Photographer Capturing The Sights And Culture Of Lagos

April 19, 2022

If you crossed or ran into Kofo at a weekend party in Lagos, you’d probably find him taking pictures at the occasion (or scouting for the best spots for a shoot). It’s what you would expect of a regular photographer paid to do their job at a wedding or anniversary ceremony. However, there’s more to … Continue reading Omotayo Kofoworola: The Photographer Capturing The Sights And Culture Of Lagos

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Arts Interviews Personality

The Sly Megida Experience

April 19, 2022

If art imitates real life then artists may be the finest philosophers in any given society. Indeed, I would argue that they are. In societies like Nigeria, the pluses to pursuing a career in visual art are not apparent to those not paying attention, but that does not remotely affect the fact that many visual … Continue reading The Sly Megida Experience

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BUSINESS CAREER Interviews Tips

Blessing Abeng, How to Get an Audience at Silicon Valley

April 19, 2022

Blessing Abeng is a goal-getter– at least that’s what her life’s trajectory suggests. For years, she’s been stomping through Nigeria’s fast-evolving startup ecosystem, and helping companies in the space create a public image that makes them loved by the audiences they serve. She’s a branding expert. Like everyone else who knows how brand communication works, she’s … Continue reading Blessing Abeng, How to Get an Audience at Silicon Valley

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Interviews

How to Answer the ‘Tell Me About Yourself’ Interview Question

April 19, 2022

Imagine that you’re on the hot seat at a job interview, and the interviewer has just made the famous request: tell me about yourself. He’s staring at you intently, waiting for your answer to begin rolling out. How would you respond? Of course, it’s an ambiguous question. In fact, it’s deliberately designed to be ambiguous. … Continue reading How to Answer the ‘Tell Me About Yourself’ Interview Question

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Interviews

IKE NNAEBUE – I’m an Incurable Optimist…

April 19, 2022

In the ‘New Nollywood’, a modern variant of the Nigerian movie industry, I am amazed at how often social media is flooded with fresh movie alerts. We have been ushered into a divergent dispensation of the cinemas which our parents enjoyed in Nigeria, based on the consistent display of contemporary work. In the midst of … Continue reading IKE NNAEBUE – I’m an Incurable Optimist…

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Interviews

5 Minutes with Dr. Olamide Craig, Co-Founder, SuruLereLove

April 19, 2022

Professionally, Dr. Olamide Craig describes himself as both a pastor and a physician. He went to medical school at the University of Ibadan and graduated in 2007 with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree. After this, he completed his internship at the National Hospital in Abuja, and went on to receive a … Continue reading 5 Minutes with Dr. Olamide Craig, Co-Founder, SuruLereLove

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Around Town Interviews

5 Minutes with Arit Abolade, Executive Director, S.T.A.R Foundation

April 19, 2022

Arit Aduke Abolade is the founder and executive director of Stella Teaching and Relief Foundation (STAR Foundation), a nonprofit organization that operates out of Abeokuta, Ogun State. A graduate of Microbiology, she holds a diploma in Missions from Christian Missionary Foundation, and currently works full-time as a Christian missionary with vulnerable children in rural areas. … Continue reading 5 Minutes with Arit Abolade, Executive Director, S.T.A.R Foundation

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Interviews

5 Minutes with Isoken Renette Igharo, Founder, Letterworks

April 19, 2022

Isoken Renette Igharo’s company, Letterworks, is changing lives through its various educational programmes designed for adults and children. Armed with a BA in English from Igbinedion University Okada, an MA in Creative Writing from Swansea University, Swansea, Wales, and a passion for tutoring, she has set out to provide support for language skills, which she … Continue reading 5 Minutes with Isoken Renette Igharo, Founder, Letterworks

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Interviews

Chat With Chris Odeh

April 19, 2022

Chris Odeh is a producer, project manager, and marketer. He is the Founder and senior producer for Sozo Films, as well as Talent Manager for Ramsey Films. He co-owns Ibuzor Studios and Project Arewa -indigenous content production companies – which he runs with some partners, and has produced content for both local and international platforms … Continue reading Chat With Chris Odeh

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Books Interviews

5 Minutes with Olusola Macaulay, Author, Petals of Grace

April 19, 2022

Olusola Macaulay is an inspirational speaker, editor, poet, artist, writer, and blogger, who loves to read, walk, laugh, pray and worship. She graduated with a degree in English Literature, with advanced studies in Human Resources Management and Leadership Development. Married with children, Olusola loves the simple things of life. She believes that when we break … Continue reading 5 Minutes with Olusola Macaulay, Author, Petals of Grace

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Interviews

10 Questions for Uduak Isong-Oguamanam, Filmmaker

April 19, 2022

Uduak Isong Oguamanam is a talented writer and movie producer. With several screenplays to her name including A Piece of Flesh, Entanglement, Ekaette, Edikan, and Timeless Passion, she also produced the deeply moving Kokomma, the rib-cracking Okon Lagos and its sequel Okon Goes to School, and the riveting ROK series Desperate House Girls, a spin-off … Continue reading 10 Questions for Uduak Isong-Oguamanam, Filmmaker

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Interviews Meet the Boss

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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Interviews

10 Questions for Adesua Etomi

April 19, 2022

Adesua Etomi’s fans may never know when exactly they fell in love with her. Was it in Brave, Knocking on Heaven’s Door, or Falling? Chances are we woke up one day and realized that this beautiful, talented actress born in Imo State to a Yoruba mother and an Esan father, had captured our hearts completely. … Continue reading 10 Questions for Adesua Etomi

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Interviews

10 Questions for Mofe Duncan

April 19, 2022

You always knew Mofe Duncan was going somewhere big. Whether on the cast of Edge of Paradise, modelling on an Airtel billboard, or hosting the Peak Talent Show, his star quality was undeniable. Today, he has no less than 18 movies under his belt, with many more in the works. Joy Ehonwa had 10 questions … Continue reading 10 Questions for Mofe Duncan

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Interviews

5 Minutes with Betty Abah, Executive Director, CEE-HOPE

April 19, 2022

The Centre for Children’s Health Education, Orientation and Protection (CEE-HOPE Nigeria), engages with and fights for the rights of the most vulnerable of Nigerian children through its empowerment activities targeted at the most at-risk children in the urban slums and remote areas. Executive Director Betty Abah talks to Joy Ehonwa about “righting lives, restoring hopes, … Continue reading 5 Minutes with Betty Abah, Executive Director, CEE-HOPE

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BUSINESS Interviews

An Interview on Business with Michael D. Williams

April 19, 2022

Michael Dale Williams is a marketing consultant who is passionate about helping entrepreneurs and SMEs create profitable businesses. His book The More3 Formula, endorsed by the renowned development, sales and business expert, Brian Tracy, has helped numerous entrepreneurs see business from a different perspective and increase their profit. In Nigeria, he has worked as a consultant … Continue reading An Interview on Business with Michael D. Williams

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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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Health Interviews

5 Minutes with Crystal Chigbu, Executive Director, Irede Foundation

April 19, 2022

The Irede Foundation, which provides prosthetic limbs and other assistance to poor child amputees aged 0 to 18, also hosts Out on a Limb, a walk to raise awareness about limb loss in children. Executive Director Crystal Chigbu talks to Joy Ehonwa about Irede Foundation’s mission to give hope to child amputees. CN: Why did … Continue reading 5 Minutes with Crystal Chigbu, Executive Director, Irede Foundation

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Interviews

5 Minutes with Anthony Livingstone, Author, Enemy of Darkness

April 19, 2022

Anthony Livingstone’s professional background is completely rooted in music. Not satisfied with the normal performance of music in a concert setting or a band setting, he began to experiment with merging other art forms together with music which gave rise to a new concept of the Christian Opera he developed and saw performed in several … Continue reading 5 Minutes with Anthony Livingstone, Author, Enemy of Darkness

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10 Questions for Victor Sanchez Aghahowa, Director, Screenwriter and Producer

April 19, 2022

From his days at Mnet’s Tinsel, to Hotel Majestic, ELTV’s Dowry and the web series #howsheleftmybrother, and most recently Hush on Africa Magic, Victor Sanchez Aghahowa has brought to life many much talked about characters and stories over the years. Joy Ehonwa had 10 questions for the multi-talented director, screenwriter and producer who is the … Continue reading 10 Questions for Victor Sanchez Aghahowa, Director, Screenwriter and Producer

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5 Minutes with Isaac Geralds, Nigeria’s Rising Star of Afro-Soul Music

April 19, 2022

Singer and songwriter Isaac Geralds came into the limelight as a finalist at Project Fame Season Four. That event unveiled him as a fantastically talented singer, with a voice capable of enrapturing listeners and leaving audiences spellbound. Since then, he has made great strides and is on track to becoming the next big thing on … Continue reading 5 Minutes with Isaac Geralds, Nigeria’s Rising Star of Afro-Soul Music

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10 Questions for Osasu Paul-Azino, Coordinator, Pastor Bimbo Odukoya Foundation

April 19, 2022

Osasu Paul-Azino is the coordinator of the Pastor Bimbo Odukoya Foundation which was founded in 2005 after the passing of the beloved Pastor Bimbo Odukoya. She talks to Joy Ehonwa about the mission of PBOF, how you can help, and her motivation for what she does. CN: What’s your professional background? I’m a trained peer … Continue reading 10 Questions for Osasu Paul-Azino, Coordinator, Pastor Bimbo Odukoya Foundation

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CAREER Interviews

Career of the Week – Tokunbo Aworinde, Creative

April 19, 2022

Tokunbo (also known as olatoxic) has a degree in Creative Arts from the University of Lagos. He handles publications and photography out of the Public Affairs section of the United States Embassy in Nigeria. CN: What were you doing prior to this? Before coming into Public Diplomacy, my career spanned the banking, advertising, and entertainment … Continue reading Career of the Week – Tokunbo Aworinde, Creative

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Interviews Personality

10 Questions for Arit Okpo, ELTV Presenter and Producer

April 19, 2022

Arit Okpo is one of the most recognisable and most beloved faces on Ebony Life TV, where she has worked as a producer and presenter on a variety of shows including EL Reports, The Crunch, and Destination Africa. This self-described multi-contextual writer and avid reader recently unveiled a side of her viewers would never have … Continue reading 10 Questions for Arit Okpo, ELTV Presenter and Producer

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Books Interviews

5 Minutes with Tunde Leye, Author, Guardians of the Seal

April 19, 2022

On Sunday 25th September 2016, writer and blogger Tunde Leye launched his novel, Guardians of the Seal, and social media has been abuzz since. A graduate of Computer Science from the University of Lagos, Tunde published his first book, an illustrated children’s book titled The Rat Race, in 2011. From 2012 t0 2014, he published … Continue reading 5 Minutes with Tunde Leye, Author, Guardians of the Seal

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Interviews

10 Questions for 2015 World Scrabble Champion Wellington Jighere

April 19, 2022

Last year, professional scrabble player Wellington Jighere made Nigeria and Africa proud when he became the first African to win the World Scrabble Championship, defeating England’s Lewis MacKay in 4 straight wins. Joy Ehonwa had 10 questions for the talented scrabble player whose greatest strength, according to Nigerian Scrabble Federation President Suleiman Gora, is humility. … Continue reading 10 Questions for 2015 World Scrabble Champion Wellington Jighere

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Interviews Meet the Boss

Meet the Boss, Maris Buchi Ogoegbulem, O2Cleaners

April 19, 2022

SMALL business owners have been described as the most important people in Nigeria today, taking on the challenge of providing much-needed products and services, and contributing to the economy in the process. Maris Buchi Ogoegbulem studied Fisheries at Delta State University, but today, after a stint as an IT Support Technician, she runs a cleaning … Continue reading Meet the Boss, Maris Buchi Ogoegbulem, O2Cleaners

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Beauty Interviews Women

Meet the Boss, Kafilat Umar, Sherry Organics

April 19, 2022

Kafilat Umar, a barrister & solicitor, was excited when the world began to go organic because it meant she could put her skills as an organic formulator to good use. And that’s exactly what she did when she started Sherry Organics in September 2015.  She talks to Joy Ehonwa about her business.

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BUSINESS CAREER Interviews Women

10 Questions for Dami Elebe, Writer, Skinny Girl in Transit and Rumour Has It

April 19, 2022

Many Nigerians fell in love when Ndani TV’s Skinny Girl in Transit began its first season. It was unlike anything we’d ever had, and we wanted more of that fresh, entertaining, authentically Nigerian originality. Soon, another Ndani TV series, Rumour Has It, followed, and viewers were on cloud 9. Joy Ehonwa had 10 questions for … Continue reading 10 Questions for Dami Elebe, Writer, Skinny Girl in Transit and Rumour Has It

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