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Pendulum: Richard Quest and Nigeria’s Search for Good Image – @DeleMomodu

By Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, anyone familiar with CNN International would readily know the name and face of an unusually dramatic presenter, Richard Quest, widely known and acclaimed for his popular programme “Quest Means Business”. This journalist with a tinge of eccentricity has been in Nigeria all this week. If he is still in town and able to read this, let me say a big Nigerian welcome to him, before ... Read More »

The First 100 Days: Why Donald Trump Thought Presidency Would Be Easier

President Trump surprised everyone by announcing that he’d take a break from pretending he had a [fill in the blank] plan to pretend he had a [fill in the blank] plan, instead. That has been the 32-word history of Trump’s first 100 days. This week, those blanks are “health-care reform” and “tax reform.” Last week, they were “tax reform” and “health-care reform.” And the one before that, they were, you ... Read More »

Friday Sermon: What Are We Fighting For?

Christianity and Islam share much common ground. Both trace their roots to Abraham. Both believe in prophecy, God’s messengers (apostles), revelation, scripture, the resurrection of dead, and the centrality of religious community; what the church is to Christianity the “Ummah” is to Islam. The questions then arise: Why then do we fight over a God that is common to us? Why kill ourselves? Why are we intolerant of each other? ... Read More »

234Finance: The 5 Stages of Branding

Do you think companies should focus more on building the brand and retaining the loyalty of customers than actual selling? Building a brand takes a lot time and work and it is the most important element to focus on, if businesses plan to stay for the long haul. The journey of a thousand miles begins with a step, but as gigantic as brand building sounds, it requires only 5 stages ... Read More »

Prudence: The 6 Practical Tips for the Single Man

The average Nigerian dude (not necessarily the f*ckboy) wants to ball. You can’t really judge them either, because…you only live once. YOLO! Monday to Thursday: you stay on the hustle, money must be made. Fridays nights: back to back clubbing with the babes. Saturdays: wedding and after party then lounge/drinking time with your bros. Sundays: big boy brunch at Oriental and football time at the bar later in the day. ... Read More »

Tammy, Tonye And The Open Letter To Trouble

My friend Tammy, met this (young) big fish in the hospital (a big popular hospital on victoria island, where she works as a Nurse, and they’ve been getting along well for about a year and half now. He obviously is drunk in love,as much as she is too,and she knows he will propose soon. But, I know Tammy’s genotype is AS, and she’d stumbled on Tonye’s medical records showing he’s ... Read More »

The Green Card Marriage Scam (Pt 2): The Red Flags And Why It Is The Riskiest Option For Immigrants

The first question is, why engage in anything fraudulent in the first instance? If you really want to be in the U.S or ant other country, please be there for the right reasons. And be law abiding, and do not tarnish the image of your country. Not only for your own sake, but for the sake of others coming in for sincere and legitimate reasons, marriage included. We came across ... Read More »

Green Card Marriage Scam (1): Why I Paid A Man To Marry Me For US Citizenship

We came across this piece and thought it important to share. For every person you ever meet, you’re bound to develop at least three first impressions. If you were to meet me? British, over-polite, affable. And you’d be right. Three things you definitely wouldn’t guess? Fraudster, federal law-offender, illegal immigrant. As with most crimes, my motive was admittedly selfish. I had fled a troubled phase in London for a second ... Read More »

We Only Fall in Love with 3 People in Our Lifetime – Each One for a Specific Reason

It is a common belief that each person only falls in love three times during their lifetime. However, each one of these happens under a very different light from the one before and each serves a very different purpose. THE FIRST LOVELOVE The first love happens when we are young, sometimes as young as the time we are in high school. This love fulfills the dreams of our youth and ... Read More »

6 Ways To Re-Invent Your Career After A Lay Off

When a Layoff is Not a Bad Thing – How to re-invent your career. If you’ve recently (or not so recently) been laid off, it is easy to fall into the trap of self doubt, self pity and low self esteem. What you should be aware of is that you’re not alone, as millions of americans have suffered the same fate. Like them, ultimately you should look at it as ... Read More »

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