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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Toyin Fasulu : Fashion Trainer Extraordinaire

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Toyin’s passion for fashion training is inspiring. At every opportunity she strives to teach both young and old the best methods to produce their own beautiful garments. I recently caught up with this lady and she shared her story. Read on and be inspired.   Toyin tell us about yourself and how you started Pearls Couture House. I am Oluwatoyin Fasulu, a wife, mother, and a creative Director at Pearls Couture House. My company is into fashion training and production of ready-to-wear and made to measure clothing for women and children. An indigene of Akure, Ondo State, I speak Ibo […]

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How I Overcame Depression – Ele Amodu

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Ele Amodu is a Model , Speaker and the Author of “How to Strip it Off” . This young lady is not afraid to live her truth while inspiring people along the way. An ardent follower of Christ she shares her story on how she overcame depression and how a mentor/ parent figure helped her heal. She also writes about how a parent can help their children deal with a range of issues. Sometimes when we hear the word “mental health” we often associate it with some stigma, like it’s a taboo certain people go through not understanding that you personally […]

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Emem Opashi – The Queen of Education Networks!

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Emem Opashi, in summary can be described as the Queen of Education networks!  She is the CEO of SRC an educational  solution-oriented organization with the aim to revolutionize education through our regular, diverse training programs, consulting and development projects. Through her work with educators she assists them run better, more efficient schools and education-related businesses to gain visibility. She is passionate about developing solutions to the diverse education concerns in Africa.  A certified education professional, she has several education qualifications most recently completing a Postgraduate certificate in Educational assessments from the University of Cambridge and an MSc in Education (Curriculum, Instruction and […]

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