Daba Thom Manuel Kpakol : Cultivating Tech Giants through Codeworld

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Daba Thom Manuel Kpakol is a Social entrepreneur, a leadership consultant and development expert. She is the CEO of Codeworld Innovations, an Edtech start up that provides coding and digital literacy skills to children across Africa. She is also the founder of Sida Africa, an NGO focused on equipping young African women and girls with digital skills and global competencies for success in the age of Tech. For over 6 years, Codeworld has been bringing innovative digital literacy to children across the country. She founded Codeworld to help demystify digital tech to Nigerian children in an early and powerful introduction […]

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Celebrating Excellence : Peter Akpan

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When I “met” Peter on LinkedIn and I was impressed with his humility inspite of all his achievements. To be a Chartered Accountant at 19 requires some kind of focus and I decided to have a chat with him to see what we could learn from this brilliant young man. Hello Peter tell us a little about yourself I’m Peter Justin Akpan, an indigene of AkwaIbom State, Nigeria. I’m the fourth born of five children. My father is a retired medical laboratory scientist and my mum studied law but took to business later in life. I was born in the […]

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How to reduce screentime

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No thanks to an elongated period at home have your children gotten addicted to their screens ? Are they always watching TV or picking up the phone? Do they throw tantrums and scream when they don’t have any devices to play with? I noticed my youngest was spending too much time watching TV and playing games. So I had to remind myself of what I did with his older siblings and learn even more tips to reduce screen time. The truth is that they are more creative without constant TV and game playing. Here are a few! Introduce your kids […]

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Book Review: Portrait of a Homemaker by Mine Ujam

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“I am a housewife… ”  be honest what perception do you have of women who are house wives a.k.a  home makers or SAHMS (Stay at home mums). Many times we see such mums as women who do not want to work but what work could be more tasking that running a home and looking after a family full time! I have experienced being a SAHM as I willingly resigned from work about 13 years ago to spend more time with my young family. I had a small business and even though I went back to paid employment a couple of […]

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How can we help Parents of children living with disability?

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It was World Disability day recently! As we celebrate persons living with disabilities it is also important to celebrate all the amazing mums who are doing so much for their special children. Mums who in spite of the  difficulties and discrimination go the extra mile to ensure these children are loved and cared for. I celebrate mums like Amina Yahaya Bello the lovely wife of the Executive Governor of Kogi State  who takes superb care of her son and founded the @hayatfoundation to ensure that other children living with cerebral palsy and other disabilities get excellent care. I celebrate mums […]

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Morerinayo Odunola : Baking her way up!

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Tell us about your growing up years and educational background? Growing up as the first born out of 7 made me develop a leadership and motherly role. For my educational background, I studied French Language in the University of Ilorin and I have an MBA in Human Resources Management from the University of Wales, UK. I know you had a 9 to 5? Did you ever plan to be an entrepreneur? I never ever thought or planned to become an entrepreneur . How supportive was your family.? Very very supportive. Name that area of life, they were there. Why did you […]

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Oghogho “O.G” Dixon : Rising to the top

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Oghogho Dixon, known as O.G Dixon was born  in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. O.G. comes with eighteen years’ oil field experience; working in various countries, supporting sundry customers, building talents and a diverse workforce. In her career, she has implemented strategies in driving profitability across various businesses, complemented by a remarkable customer service track record. She joined GE Oil & Gas as the Central Africa Sales Director for Oil &Gas in September 2015 with over 15 years Oilfield experience. She became the SSA regional product company leader for Surface in  2016, West Africa Sales Director  for  BHGE in 2017 and currently […]

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