Review of Femi Pedro’s The Formula for Wealth

I bought Femi Pedro’s The Formula for Wealth, My thoughts on Wealth, Entrepreneurship and Leadership because of his background as a co-founder of Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB), former deputy governor of Lagos State and current chairman of the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria. I had hoped the book will teach the readerContinue reading “Review of Femi Pedro’s The Formula for Wealth”

How Nigerian Lawyers Can Significantly Increase Their Revenue and Improve Access to Justice

This study by The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (Hiil) shows that Nigerians face 25 million legal problems every year, but only 8% of the legal problems in which resolution was sought were resolved through courts or lawyers. Most Nigerians resolve their legal disputes informally, or not at all. Lack of awareness of legalContinue reading “How Nigerian Lawyers Can Significantly Increase Their Revenue and Improve Access to Justice”

Travel Smart With Attorney Chika Okoroafor: Young and Thinking of Migrating? Don’t Be a Victim. Here’s a Safe (And Relatively Inexpensive Way) to go About It.

The Travel Smart series is written by Chika Okoroafor, a Nigerian Immigration lawyer. Through the series , she gives useful information to people intending to migrate to other countries. The series is part of her effort to promote legal migration and stem the trend of young African immigrants losing their lives at sea in questContinue reading “Travel Smart With Attorney Chika Okoroafor: Young and Thinking of Migrating? Don’t Be a Victim. Here’s a Safe (And Relatively Inexpensive Way) to go About It.”

Travel Smart With Attorney Chika Okoroafor: Why I Love Traveling and Why Your Visitors Visa Application May be Denied Even Though You are Rich

This post is part of the Travel Smart series written by Chika Okoroafor, an Immigration lawyer based in Nigeria. To get a glimpse into the wonderful work she is doing helping people who want to leave (whether permanently or temporarily) Nigeria’s shore,  read our interview with her here. Hello everyone, please get in here. ThisContinue reading “Travel Smart With Attorney Chika Okoroafor: Why I Love Traveling and Why Your Visitors Visa Application May be Denied Even Though You are Rich”

Easiest Way to Get Transcripts From Nigerian Universities

In 2014, I wrote about ways Nigerian universities can make transcript issuance speedier and more effective. I’d read somewhere that some Nigerians abroad have had to travel back to Nigeria just to obtain their university transcripts. Around the same time, I also had transcript issues with my alma mater. I suggested institutions digitizing students’ academicContinue reading “Easiest Way to Get Transcripts From Nigerian Universities”

These Nigerian Celebrities Prove that Unrelaxed Black Hair is “New School”

Before the dawn of 21st century, afro-textured hair was unpopular. In Nigeria, it was associated, in a derogatory manner, with Deeper Life Christians. But in recent time, the trend which was once seen as unsophisticated is now popular among elites. A hair type which once characterized women deemed not well-versed in the ways of theContinue reading “These Nigerian Celebrities Prove that Unrelaxed Black Hair is “New School””

WANT TO GIVE SPEECHES AS POWERFUL AS MICHELLE OBAMA’S? HERE ARE FIVE TIPS TO GET YOU STARTED

On Monday night, First Lady Michelle Obama gave a rousing speech that is still making headlines today. Compare this with the reaction last week when Melania Trump gave hers. Even before the crowd at the convention center learned that Melania plagiarized Ms. Obama’s speech, half of them were so uninspired by her speech that theyContinue reading “WANT TO GIVE SPEECHES AS POWERFUL AS MICHELLE OBAMA’S? HERE ARE FIVE TIPS TO GET YOU STARTED”

Meet Chika Ugonwa, Lagos Immigration Lawyer and Entrepreneur

Chika Editor’s Note:In Nigeria, it is not often that you hear of a young lawyer whose clients don’t mind having her flight tickets included in their bills. Such privileges are accorded only Senior Advocates and highly experienced attorneys. But because of her specialized area of practice and her dedication to her clients, Chika Ugonwa, aContinue reading “Meet Chika Ugonwa, Lagos Immigration Lawyer and Entrepreneur”

MEET ADA OPUROZOR: A PIONEER OF E-COMMERCE IN NIGERIA AND CEO OF TWO MAJOR ONLINE STORES

Ada Opurozor Editor’s Note: When I learned I would be interviewing Ada, I was pleasantly surprised because I had thought that with the level of success she has attained, she should be interviewed by Forbes, not me. CEO of Da-Funshop and Wholesaleng, Ada started offering goods for sale online when many Nigerians still thought FacebookContinue reading “MEET ADA OPUROZOR: A PIONEER OF E-COMMERCE IN NIGERIA AND CEO OF TWO MAJOR ONLINE STORES”

How to Apply for Transcript from University of Nigeria, Nsukka

If you graduated from University of Nigeria, Nsukka, you are among the privileged few Nigerian graduates who can apply for their transcripts online. You don’t have to incur travel expenses traveling to Enugu or spend your hard-earned money on unofficial fees ‘settling’ university staff to get them to do their jobs. Fees UNN charges N15,000Continue reading “How to Apply for Transcript from University of Nigeria, Nsukka”