Events

CapitalSquare Demo Day #5 Exhibitors

CapitalSquare’s Demo Day #5 on the 2nd June 2015 promises an interesting line-up of exhibitors. Afro: Initially called Afrocab, they’re a taxi booking service that is trying to play in an increasingly crowded space inhabited by Uber and EasyTaxi. Afro swears that their USP is that the pricing is driven by the customer. Soup to […]

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CapitalSquare Demo Day #3 exhibitors

CapitalSquare’s Demo Day #3 later on today promises an interesting line-up of exhibitors. Authentic Spare Parts: emphasises their ability to offer high fidelity spares for your automotive needs via their customer-focused online portal. They aim to address a gap in the market created by the proliferation of fake parts. They claim their unique selling point to […]

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Girl Power: WIE Africa Symposium 2014 – Part 3

Continued from Part 2 Moderated by TV presenter, Moky Makura, the speakers at the Staking Our Claim in the Workplace session included: Hadeel Ibrahim, Founding Director, MO Ibrahim Foundation; Ngozi Edozien, CEO, Invivo Partners Limited; Juliana Esezobor, Head, Group Human Resources, Honeywell Flour Mills PLC. Speaking on the topic, Hadeel said that in Africa, more […]

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Girl Power: WIE Africa Symposium 2014 – Part 2

Continued from Part 1… Another very inspiring session was the Our Future: This Is The Moment To Invest in Girls with Mo Abudu, Kemi Williams, Country Director, Girl Hub Nigeria and three remarkable young Northern Nigerian female ambassadors from the Girl Effect initiative: Fatima, Aisha and Salamatu. It was moderated by Toyin Saraki. The session […]

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Girl Power: WIE Africa Symposium 2014 – Part 1

A diverse group of remarkable women interested in shaping the future of Africa descended on Intercontinental Hotel, VI for the second annual Women: Inspiration and Enterprises (WIE) Network Africa Symposium on the 3rd of May, 2014. The theme of WIE 2014 was: Bridging The Gap – The Global Leader. WIE is a global movement, conference […]

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Exploding Marketing and Advertising Myths at the Marketing Edge Summit

The Marketing Edge Summit attracted players in the marketing and advertising industry on the 11th of April, 2014 at Federal Palace Hotel, VI. The summit was organised by Marketing Edge Magazine with the theme: “Exploding Major Myths of Marketing and Advertising Services Industry in Nigeria”. The Summit was one of the events set to mark […]

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George Thorpe’s Top 10 Myths in Nigeria’s Advertising and Marketing Industry

The Marketing Edge Magazine Marketing Summit was a part of the magazine’s 10th Anniversary celebration and it held at Federal Palace Hotel, VI on the 11th of April, 2014. During the summit, George Thorpe, the lead panelist and lecturer (and a veteran in the Nigerian Advertising and Marketing scene), speaking on the theme of the […]

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Focus on Educational Resources at the ARTE Exhibition

The 3rd Annual African Resources and Technology for Education (ARTE) exhibition held at Federal Palace Hotel, VI on the 3rd and 4th of April, 2014. The exhibition, hosted by Worldview International Group, aimed to bring together suppliers and manufacturers of educational technology and resources from all over the globe to forge a new path in […]

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At Wed Expo Lagos 2014 + Photos

It was a convergence of wedding vendors and brides-to-be, grooms-to-be, mothers, mothers-in-law to be, friends and families as guests walked through the doors of the 2014 Lagos edition of Wed Expo Lagos held at The Haven event centre, GRA, Ikeja from 28th-30th of March. Over 150 booths were occupied with wedding vendors and experts: wedding […]

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A Platform of Expression: An Interview With Jumoke Alawonde-James

On Friday, 7th of March 2014, at the Freedom Hall TGIF Open Mic Night session at Bogobiri House, I was able to steal Jumoke Alawonde-James – one half of the pair of formidable minds behind Freedom Hall – for a brief chat. Incidentally, it was her birthday too.     Happy birthday! Thank you! When […]

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