Education and the poor child

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Child abuse, child trafficking, child slavery, prostitution, destitution, among others, constitute a deep sore on the soul of Nigeria which must not be allowed to fester any longer. And education is the key. The depth of the problem was under-scored the other day when the Lagos State police command rescued 11 children being used for … Continue reading Education and the poor child

5 Personal Obstacles That Limit your Success-FIRAS KITTANEH

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Though there are many advantages to owning your own business, the path to actually being an entrepreneur is not so rosy. And many of the problems actually affect the mindset of the entrepreneur.  Here are some of the most common psychological obstacles that hold potential business owners back from succeeding, and how you can avoid … Continue reading 5 Personal Obstacles That Limit your Success-FIRAS KITTANEH

Elumelu urges government to encourage entrepreneurs

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Mr. Tony Elumelu, Chairman, Transnational Corporation of Nigeria (Transcorp) Worried by the alarming rate of unemployment in Nigeri​a, Chairman of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Group, Tony Elumelu, has urged government at all levels to create an enabling environment in ensuring the transformative growth of entrepreneurship in the nation and across the African continent. … Continue reading Elumelu urges government to encourage entrepreneurs

Plane crashes with  Brazilian football club Players and many others 

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A plane carrying 81 people, including a top Brazilian football team, has crashed on its approach to the city of Medellin in Colombia.Reports say seven people were pulled alive from the plane but two have since died, including the team's goalkeeper. The chartered aircraft, flying from Brazil via Bolivia, was carrying members of the Chapecoense … Continue reading Plane crashes with  Brazilian football club Players and many others 

Potting soil for beautiful garden plants

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      “Potted Affair” Indoor tropical garden. Why are your houseplants dying? One of the largest killers of houseplants is low- quality or sub-standard potting media. As with all types of gardening, soil preparation is very important to being successful growing plants, more so with container gardening. It’s the foundation; Potting media is a … Continue reading Potting soil for beautiful garden plants

Life as a Medical Student: 12 Things You Really Have to Know

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Robert Cronshaw, a Medical student at Jesus College, Cambridge, shares twelve insights into life as a medical student at University. Scanning electron micrograph of Streptococcus pyogenese bacteria (yellow) bound to a human neutrophil (blue)   Becoming a medical student can be a daunting prospect; university is a very different environment to school, with unique opportunities … Continue reading Life as a Medical Student: 12 Things You Really Have to Know

WikiLeaks’ Assange questioned by prosecutors

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was being questioned by prosecutors on Monday at the Ecuadoran embassy in London in the latest twist in the long-running legal battle over a rape allegation against him. Swedish prosecutor Ingrid Isgren, who will be present while Assange is questioned by an Ecuadoran prosecutor, entered the embassy building shortly before 1000 … Continue reading WikiLeaks’ Assange questioned by prosecutors

Huawei takes jab at Samsung with ‘no explosion’ phone

As Korea’s Samsung struggles with negative publicity following the high-profile recall of its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphone in response to reports of it catching fire and exploding, Huawei has scented an opportunity. Standing in front of a graphic comparing how hot the new phone gets while charging compared with a Samsung handset, Huawei consumer … Continue reading Huawei takes jab at Samsung with ‘no explosion’ phone

Five skills you need right now as a female entrepreneur – Sharon Alofokhai

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Sharon Alofokhai The entrepreneurship journey  stretches and makes you grow in ways you never thought possible. Along the journey, you will definitely have to learn new things: new skills, new traits, new ways of doing things, etc.  Many women are making mighty strides in business and entrepreneurship today. If you took the time to study … Continue reading Five skills you need right now as a female entrepreneur – Sharon Alofokhai

Ola Grace : “Raising the bar for entrepreneurs”

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With the need to diversify the Nigerian economy now paramount, Ola Grace, a lawyer and Alumna of Enterprise development centre of Pan Atlantic University, Lagos; has provided an escape route for young Nigerians from poverty and reliance on white-collar jobs. Grace who earned her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Abuja in 2006 and has … Continue reading Ola Grace : “Raising the bar for entrepreneurs”

The dangers of processed foods

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In today’s fast pace world, more and more people are consuming processed foods worldwide without adequate knowledge on its disadvantages. Statistics shows that there is a reduction in the consumption of whole organic foods. Scientific data has shown links between processed foods and health problems such as Obesity, High Blood Pressure, High Cholesterol, Diabetes to … Continue reading The dangers of processed foods

TOPCOMM PR joins global Travel Lifestyle Network

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Travel Lifestyle Network (TLN), the global network of independent communications agencies delivering comprehensive suite public relations and marketing communications to clients across the travel and lifestyle sectors, has admitted TOPCOMM PR Concept & Events Ltd, as its first member agency in Nigeria. TOPCOMM becomes the first agency to join the Travel Lifestyle Network in West … Continue reading TOPCOMM PR joins global Travel Lifestyle Network

Regina Olarewaju: Venturing into impossible territories

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Regina Olarewaju is the co- founder and managing director of Gidi Virtual Tours, an interactive media company that offers 360 interactive virtual tour services and virtual reality engagement. Her firm caters to a number of industries such as real estate, hospitality, education, travel and tourism, amongst others. The company created the first virtual reality experience … Continue reading Regina Olarewaju: Venturing into impossible territories