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18-year-old black woman becomes youngest person ever to qualify as a barrister in Britain

Black woman proves black greatness once again. Gabrielle Turnquest is the youngest qualified barrister in more than 600 years She passed her Graduate Diploma in Law at the tender age of just 17 Miss Turnquest will return to the US to chase her dream of being a fashion lawyer An American teenager has become the […]

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GOT MISSION?

Married couples are often asked: “Are you praying together?’ “Are you having sex frequently enough?” “Are you going on date nights? I don’t have a problem with any of these; it’s just that what is often most lacking in such lists is one of the most crucial elements of all: mission. Other more commonly mentioned […]

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11 Ways To Make Money As A Corper

To an average corps member in the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Scheme, the current living allowance paid by the Nigerian Government isn’t sufficient to cater for their daily needs. In an effort to cushion the effect of the money drought, some who still have their parent’s back depend on supplementary funding from home. If […]

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World’s Richest Black Woman: Alakija Topples Oprah

Despite falling oil prices, Nigerian Billionaire, Folorunsho Alakija has edged past Oprah Winfery as world’s richest Black Woman, with a fortune of $7.3bn. On the other hand, Oprah Winfrey is worth $2.9billion, according to Forbes. According to Ventures Africa magazine’s Rich List, Alakija generated her wealth from oil and gas. “It is widely believed that […]

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5 Unprofessional Behaviors That You Might Just Be Guilty Of

  What does it mean to be a professional? Some say signs of a professional include standing up straight, looking the part, speaking with authority, or a firm hand shake. Although those are all behaviors and characteristics that can help you out in the workplace, professionalism is so much more than that. A publication by […]

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The 10 Leading Family Businesses In Africa

Family businesses control a significant portion of Africa’s economy. While family businesses are quite common across the continent, only a handful of them enjoy longevity. The survival rate of most African family businesses beyond the founder’s generation is extremely low. For example, the late Nigerian business mogul Moshood Kashimawo Abiola, who at one point was […]

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Truths about LinkedIn every professional needs to know

LinkedIn has evolved to become one the most important and most prevalent resources for professional networking available. Used by more than 313 million people on an international scale, it’s no wonder why the social network has, for many professional networkers, replaced traditional forms of meeting and socialising. Whether you network for job opportunities, sales prospects, […]

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7 Habits of Chronically Unhappy People

I often teach about happiness and what has become exceedingly clear is this: There are seven qualities chronically unhappy people have mastered. According to Psychology Today, University of California researcher Sonja Lyubomirsky states: “40 percent of our of our capacity for happiness is within our power to change.” If this is true and it is, […]

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