Interview, Published Articles

Career of the Week – Obiajulu Uzoigwe, Marketing and Retail Professional

Obiajulu Uzoigwe is a marketing and retail professional with a BA in Linguistics from the University of Benin and a diploma certificate from the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Nigeria. She is currently Head, Retail Leasing at Broll Property Services Limited (Broll Nigeria). We chatted about career decisions, and the challenges of being a woman in the corporate environment in this interview.

Interview, Published Articles

Career of the Week – Kelvin Steve-Igbodo, Communication Channels Manager

Kelvin Steve-Igbodo graduated from the University of Benin with a degree in Computer Engineering – a course he discovered quite late that he wasn’t interested in. He is currently the Communication Channels Manager at NBC/Coca-Cola. We chatted about his career HERE.

Inspiration, Interview, Published Articles

Career of the Week – Justin Irabor, Head of Marketing

Justin Irabor holds a BSc. in Agricultural Economics and Extension Services from the University of Benin, and is currently Head of Marketing at Jumia Food. He had a lot of insight to share on a marketing career in this interview.

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Inspiration, Interview, Published Articles

Career Of The Week – Toni Anne Uwaifo, Internal Communications Manager

Toni Anne Uwaifo studied linguistics and African languages at the University of Benin and is currently the internal communications and employee engagement manager at Guinness Nig Plc (a Diageo company). This chat with her drove home the importance of being proactive in our careers, and reminded me of what a wonderful gift it is to have a job you enjoy. It was a very inspiring one for me. Click HERE to read it.

 

 

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Interview, Published Articles

10 Questions For 2015 World Scrabble Champion Wellington Jighere

Last year, professional scrabble player Wellington Jighere made Nigeria and Africa proud when he became the first African to win the World Scrabble Championship, defeating England’s Lewis MacKay in 4 straight wins. I had 10 questions for the talented scrabble player. Continue reading…

Published Articles

How To Say ‘I Love You’ In A Dozen Nigerian Languages

We know how to say “I love you” in many of the world’s languages; Ti amo, Je t’aime, Ich liebe dich, Te amo…and that’s all good, but what about languages spoken here in Nigeria?

Here’s how to say “I love you” in just 12 of the languages spoken across Nigeria, which has over 250 ethnic groups. Continue reading…