Month: October 2018

Why Most Online Businesses Fail ~ By: Tony Ogunlowo

Even though  e-entrepreneurship is the new gold rush of the 21st century 90% of start-ups fail within their first year. Why? Lots of people try to make money online because in comparison to traditional businesses it’s relatively easy to set-up and it’s not capital intensive. The belief is you can make a lot of money in a short period of time.  This is where people get it wrong – they want to make a lot of money in the shortest time possible. Think this way and you’ll crash within months! All the top internet giants of today – Facebook, Google –...

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4 Years after release, Stephanie Linus takes ‘Dry’ to New Orleans

Award-winning Nollywood actress and producer Stephanie Linus will be a special guest at the Ray Charles Week taking place at Dillard University in New Orleans, Lousiana, USA from October 25-26, 2018. During her visit, she will give a lecture on “The Emergence of African Storytellers and Their New Narrative” and will also screen her latest film “Dry”. This event organized by the Dillard University Ray Charles Program, Dillard Film and Dillard University African World Student Organization is a yearly one that brings together interested parties to research, document, disseminate, preserve, and celebrate African American culture and foodways in the...

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The Rise and Fall of Akinwunmi Ambode. “Baba Sope” Political Ideology and the Myth of Yoruba Omoluabi Ethos | By: Kayode Ogundamisi

It is faulty to equate the deep loyalty Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu attracts in Lagos as exemplary of ‘Omoluabi loyalty’ or being reflective of the entire Yoruba or South-West populace. Ondo State electorate will argue for example that they “liberated” themselves without compromising the ‘Omoluabi’ ethos. In the 2012 Ondo State Governorship election the current Governor of Ondo State Rotimi Akeredolu as a candidate of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) was perceived as a “Tinubu imposed” candidate, he ran against the then incumbent Governor Olusegun Mimiko of the Labor Party, the people of Ondo rejected Akeredolu. I...

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