National Career Fair Moves To Provide 6000 Jobs Nationwide

Nigeria’s biggest annual symposium on career information, business development, employment and economic opportunities for students, young professionals and SMEs in Nigeria, National Career Fair, NCF, has moved to provide 6000 fresh jobs for unemployed graduates nationwide. The annual event which is back for its 6th edition is designed to reduce the growing unemployment rate in Nigeria and respond to the growing needs of the society- student undergraduates, graduates through an all-encompassing career information program; and has this year introduced a Nationwide campaign tagged “#EmployAnIntern” in a bid to create instant…

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The Secret of Success By Reno Omokri

Only a fool thinks that he is pleasing God by sowing into the life of his pastor while his own parents are owing and sorrowing. No pastor, no matter how anointed, can bless you like your own parents, no matter how unanointed. That is the secret to success. Another definition of a fool is a man who looks after his wife’s family while his own parents and siblings languish in poverty. Finally, love your wife. Spoil her. Honor her. But don’t dishonor your mum because of her. If you die,…

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TODAY ON FRANKLY SPEAKING – BECOMING A GREAT LEADER

Any significant progress in history occurred because someone decided to take the lead and influence others to pursue an agenda, resist an order or transform a process. The social nature of mankind is to always have a leader – one person that will take the lead and others would follow.  For any great success to occur, leadership is essential. I believe there are so many issues in our lives, and societies many aren’t comfortable with and we’d very much want to see drastic improvements. But in our small corners and…

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Be Laundryfied As Cross River-Born CEO, Ubi Launches InstantPickup In Abuja

Cross River State-born Chief executive officer, Ubi Franklin on Wednesday launched InstantPickup in Abuja. The App will ease the laundry and dry cleaning stress of Nigerians. InstantPickup App which has been described as a one stop shop to take care of all laundry and dry cleaning needs of customers was first launched in Lagos on July 20, 2017. Speaking during the launch at Dunes Centre, in Abuja, the Cross River State-born CEO of the InstantPickupapp, Mr Ubi Franklin, said he got the inspiration to set up the app when he…

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People, product, process…__Profit! By Strive Masiyiwa 

One of my favorite shows on Kwesé TV is “The Profit.” In it a wealthy entrepreneur called Marcus Lemonis goes around helping entrepreneurs to fix their businesses and make them bigger and more profitable. He invests his own money. By now you all know that a “profit” (in simple financial terms) is the money earned after you subtract all the costs of producing AND selling your product or service. To make sure a business makes a “profit,” there are three things Marcus always emphasizes: # People. # Product. # Process.…

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How Beautiful Nigerian Female Graduate Turns Shoemaker

Delta State beautiful lady, Michelle Ekure, a graduate of University of Benin has said joblessness of six years after graduation led her to shoemaking, saying she got her inspiration from God. Michelle born into the family of Mr. Ekure in Eku, Delta State, is a graduate of the department of International Studies and Diplomacy from the University of Benin, ventured into shoemaking, designing patterns and building shoes herself to bid farewell to joblessness. Michelle, in an interview with Wazobia Global Times USA, explained how the journey into shoemaking started for…

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NSE Market Capitalisation Rebounds By N20bn

The market capitalisation of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, on Tuesday increased by N20 billion due to moderate gains posted by some blue chips. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the market capitalisation, which opened at N8.518 trillion, inched N20 billion or 0.23 per cent to close at N8.538 trillion. Similarly, the All-Share Index rose by 58.76 points or 0.24 per cent to close at 24,823.86 compared with 24,765.10 achieved on Monday. NAN reports that the upturn was mostly boosted by capital appreciation recorded by FBN Holdings, Zenith…

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Investing In Human Capital Development In Africa: A Contribution from Yola, Nigeria, By Atiku Abubakar

As Africa struggles to live up to the expectation as the next big investment frontier, it is appropriate to focus on what will be the key driver of Africa’s advancement – its human resources. In this panel we have been asked to speak about how we are to use philanthropy to identify, motivate, train, and reward people in such a way as to promote development in Africa. Development, a contended term, means to me the efforts to increase the productive capacity of a society, improve the people’s wellbeing, and expand…

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Johns Hopkins University To Award Nigeria’s Chimamanda Adichie, 7 Others With Honourary Degrees

Johns Hopkins University in Maryland, United States has announced its list of eight “distinguished achievers” who will receive honorary degrees this year. The list includes award-winning novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, groundbreaking filmmaker Spike Lee, Nobel Prize winner Richard Axel and Ellen M Heller, Maryland’s first woman to become an administrative Circuit Court judge. The honorary degrees will be conferred at a commencement ceremony on 18 May. Adichie earned a prestigious creative writing master’s from Johns Hopkins in 2003. Johns Hopkins University President Ronald J Daniels says the group are “visionaries…

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Linda Ikeji’s Residence 15Yrs Ago And Now

Nigerian-based Africa’s number 1 popular blogger and owner of lindaikeji@blogspot, Ms Linda Ikeji, on Sunday shared a photo of her apartment 15 years ago and her today’s classy home on her Instagram page to celebrate the Easter with her teeming followers. The accomplished blogger, who has become an inspiration to many young bloggers across Nigeria and Africa, believed her success story today was the handiwork of “a miracle working God”. She said, “From living in 1 room & parlour in Idioro, Mushin for 15 years (my old compound left. We…

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