Celebrating International Mother Language Day

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It’s International Mother Language Day ! This day was first announced by UNESCO on November 17, 1999 and is celebrated every year on the 21st of February. The main purpose of celebrating this day is to promote the awareness of language and cultural diversity all across the world. Why is it called Mother Language or Mother Tongue? Well because the mother usually spends more time with a child during their formative years and as a result it is the language a mother speaks that the child usually learns. You may be asking what’s the big deal about speaking one’s mother […]

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Thrifty Slayer: Sharing love by giving a helping hand

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This month of love is all about showing those around you how much you love them and as we all know though you can give without loving you can never love without giving. Our Guest on the blog knows a thing or two about giving which is why she set up Thrifty Slayer as part of Slay Dot Com Aid Initiative. Ijeamaka Nwizu is the beauty behind behind intitative which she says was borne out of her constantly thinking of how she needed to feed people. She wasn’t comfortable with knowing so many people went to bed hungry, and after […]

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Nimi Akinkugbe : Because Money Matters Part 2

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In part 2 of this interview  Mrs. Nimi Akinkugbe talks about her career in personal finance and trying to balance life as a mother and career woman… click here to read Part 1.  You have managed to make finance easy to understand and relatable. Can you tell us why mastering your finances is so important for everyone especially where there is so much focus on material acquisitions. Often people tell me that it is impossible to save from the little that they earn or that they just skip the finance pages because it is “too complicated.” Money matters impact all […]

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Nimi Akinkugbe : Because Money Matters Part 1

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Nimi Akinkugbe is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Bestman Games Ltd, a leading African games company and the African distributor of customized Hasbro games including the world famous Monopoly Boardgame. Prior to this she enjoyed a successful banking career spanning 23 years first at Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc where she rose to the position of General Manager and Head, Private Banking and Director Stanbic IBTC Asset Management Ltd. Subsequently she joined Barclays Bank Plc as Regional Director (West Africa) for the Wealth & Investment Management Division and Chief Country Officer for Nigeria. Achieving financial security ranks as a […]

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Goal Setting: What will you do more of in 2020?

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As a friend of mine said, there isn’t any difference between the last day of a year and the first day of another. However, a New Year speaks of a transition mentally, spiritually and emotionally, making it a good time for a fresh start. A New Year makes you feel you can start over and right all the wrongs of the year before, and mentally it gives you this new vibe and ginger that makes you ready to go! The New Year is a great time to set goals and targets and put down a blueprint. Over the last few days, apart from […]

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It’s the last day of 2019!

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It’s the last day of 2019! This was a very interesting year and I learnt loads! Goal setting is very important I knew making one for 2020 was important. Apart from a vision board using my 3G Journal to track my goals is a must so you can still send me a DM to order. I got some inspiration from @fashionistarfabrix to start my board. What kind of goals should I make you ask? All sorts … Relationship goals with God, your significant other, your children, your family and your friends. These are very key as once you are in […]

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Christmas then and now : 4 Mums share their stories

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Its time to give and receive gifts and spend time with family and friends as we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. In this post 4 Mums share how they spent Christmas growing up and how they spend it now…what are your Christmas traditions? Somachi Kachikwu is an educational consultant and mother of 4 amazing boys!  She blogs at Somachi speaks!   When I think of Christmas, I think of my village, new clothes, Bongo music, local cuisine, and, most importantly Family. To date, I smile at all the beautiful memories created […]

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