Only recently Nigerian economist Ngozi Okonjo- Iweala is now a member of the South Africa Presidential Economic Advisory Council. I am sure her appointment had more to do with past results and value delivered than her gender; after all, there are female economists in South Africa. Complicated as Nigeria is and even more so the
Some years ago, while back at secondary school, I had the privilege of knowing two beautiful daughters of the renowned Wale Adenuga. If you have heard of Ikebe super, Papa Ajasco, Super story; then you probably know whom. It was a boarding school, and things could become boring quickly. However, these two girls receive copies
In the words of my good friend Kayode Adekanye “Linda, I’m always thinking and marvelling at your guts and tenacity to reinvent yourself and forge new dreams from the ashes of tribulation. I have not forgotten you, not now, not ever”. As you read this piece, you may ask, what tribulation is she rising from?
It was several years ago on the vicious and wild streets of Lagos Island, broad street to be precise. I was a young girl filled with dreams and had just secured a job in the travel business, eager to provide the duty of care in a meaningful and satisfactory way to our clients. I was
Once upon a time, I received two writing jobs. One was to rewrite a CV, and the other was to write a proposal for a new business idea. The two jobs combined would have fetched me many thousands of naira seeing that I charge per word for my writing services. I pondered on these jobs
I first conceived the idea of EL-Jarette in 2010, but I couldn’t bring myself to achieve it because of life issues and the crazy circle of the corporate world. However, in 2017 when I was finally out of the corporate world, I allowed frustration set in and got bashed and beaten by life conditions before