Wednesday, September 30, 2015

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Grooming For Greatness aims
  • To assist Fellows in mapping their own life-specific goals and ambitions.
  • To provide access to learning resources, leadership grooming, and top-notch mentoring 
  • To meet the demand across Africa for greater, meaningful interaction between leaders of industry and those who wish to follow in their footsteps.
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Monday, September 07, 2015

50% of the world's population is under 30

...but you're never too old to be a Nigerian youth.

Apparently, there are 7 classes of job interview (weed-out-phase) candidates in Nigeria.    
The Older Candidates (Agadi ekwe nka) - The tests...are usually supposed to be for entry level jobs. Yet, I see men and women who are obviously in their late thirties or early forties at the venue...  The Big Boiz and Gehz - These people come with their cars, and are always blasting loud playing music. They are the people sitting in their A.C cars, eating ice cream...from The Seven Types of Recruitment Test Candidates in Nigeria. click and enjoy, too funny.

If that didn't make you laugh, then (tough customer) hold on tight, get to know Frank Donga, the perpetual job-seeker.   

from this humble beginning

he even tried for a loan

he sort of owns his own business

Yes, Frank Donga is an entrepreneur.
he tweets @frankdonga_
There are MORE FRANK DONGA VIDEOS  on the web.

References: World Median Age
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Friday, September 04, 2015

Linda Ikeji went through a lot

A lot of needless hardship.
It's a long story, juicy, inspirational, ...
 and I hope it makes you say, on behalf of struggling people all over Africa and the world:

Please read:
What inspired 'I'd Rather Be Self Made'...the day I was picked up by Special Fraud Unit...:-), at LindaIkeji's blog
"Before I became the popular blogger that I am today, I was a struggling entrepreneur. I started my modeling career in 1998 before I turned 18 and started my company Blackdove Communications in 2004 when I was just 23+. Blackdove was a modeling agency/events company and I operated from a 2-room office in Jibowu, Yaba for almost three years.

In 2006, I decided to try something that I'd always wanted to do - become a magazine publisher...

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