DIFFEERENT STROKES FOR DIFFERENT CITIZENS: A TALE OF TWO CITIES

One watches with intense irritation the precipitation with which the presidency issued a press release condemning the bombing that killed scores, including a professor, in a mosque, at the University of Maiduguri on Tuesday. The presidency also commiserates with the family of those who lost their loved ones to the diabolical acts of this mindless

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Key Element for a Grant Proposal

Wondering what a competitive grant application should contain? Eileen Alma, who has had over a decade experience with an international development funding organisation and who is currently the Director of the Women’s Leadership Centre of the Coady International Institute, shared this with us: Cover Letter Provide a cover letter on organizational letterhead signed by the

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5 Things you should know about money

Money is one of the most important commodities we need to survive, it is owned by a few who understand the secret to making money work for them. Money is like time, it does not sleep, it does not make noise, it makes and breaks. While you are sleeping, money is there staring at you,

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Group plans to empower Youths In Lagos

An effort to put simile on the faces of the masses in Ikotun Egbe(Alimosho LGA), Arise O’ Nigeria Presents Show Some Love Valentine Empowerment party organised by Jodela Transformation Initiative. This initiative is scheduled to take place on Valentine’s day, 14th of February, 2017 at God’s Kingdom Society Ground, Olalekan Bus stop, Liasu Rd, Ikotun Idimu, Lagos.

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Launching a New Brand – Leveraging on Affordability

Last week, my team and I launched PROFILE PEAK; our ultra affordable digital visibility, strategy & branding company for businesses, small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs), NGOs and individuals across Africa. ‘Ultra affordable’ because I’ve been there and I know how tough expending money can be as an SME. Getting value for money has never

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BEHOLD A COUNTRY’S RECURRING NIGHTMARE: THE GHOST WORKER CARTEL

Make no mistake about it, payroll fraud is a thriving cartel in the country. Almost every national institution has it fair share of the malaise. By the way, payroll fraud is the other name for ghost workers.   When finance minister, Kemi Adeosun, announced with aplomb, early this month during the federal executive council meeting

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Stop Being Over dependant on Instinct

Some years back, a group of researchers tested some bees by putting them in a jar placed in a dark room. The researchers however did make the bottom of the jar lit while the lid was open. The bees instinctively followed the light and were hitting had at the bottom of the jar intermittently till

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NEW YEAR AND LESS PRODUCTIVITY; NO PROBLEM

Guess why people tend to fail at their New Year resolutions few days into the New Year. It’s because they took less time ruminating on the resolution(s) before undertaking them. However during the early part of January, we tend to be less productive this is not due to any astronomical fact but that we’ve fed

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WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BECOME A DOCTOR?

Becoming a doctor requires a serious educational commitment. It takes from twelve to sixteen years to complete your education, including six years of medical school, a year of housemanship, a year for National youth Service Corp and from four to eight years of residency training in a desired specialty. Doctors also are required to maintain

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A LIFE OF POSITIVE IMPACT IN THE NEW YEAR

I have come to discover that in life, what is important is not the position you occupy nor the privileges you seem to have, but the positive impact you make. Interestingly, the scope of this impact is not restricted in anyway: From the cup of cold water given to a thirsty soul, to that outstanding

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