A Glimpse into my Parenting Journey : Guest Post by Tara Fela Durotoye

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Tara Fela Durotoye is a woman who needs little or no introduction. One of brightest stars to come of the continent, she is known not only for being  a pioneer in the nations make up industry but also an inspiration to the her peers and the next generation. Born 43 years ago, Tara is a Nigerian beauty entrepreneur and lawyer. She is the founder and CEO of House of Tara International and passionate about sharing her experiences as well as coaching and mentoring other entrepreneurs. Tara has received multiple awards for the contribution to  Entrepreneurship and Empowerment and more . A few recent awards are  Business Woman of the […]

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Celebrating the Phenomenal Oke at 50!

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Oke Chinye is a Psychologist, Consultant, Corporate Trainer and Author of two published books: “Living The Life” and  “Building The Dream”.She is also an Inspirational Teacher and Speaker who is passionate about equipping people to rise above their limitations and actualize their God ordained purpose. This happily married mother of grown children recently turned 50 so I decided to glean from her wisdom.    Please tell us about yourself (growing up) what you do, educational background etc: I am the fourth of six children and we were brought up in a close knit family. My father of blessed memory was […]

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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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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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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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