MMM: HEAVENLY OPPORTUNITY OR SCAM FROM HELL?

KURANGA ABDULAZEEZ MMM is a Russian company that perpetrated one of the world’s largest ponzi schemes of all time in 2015. It began operation in South Africa claiming a 30% per month return through a social financial network and in 2016, it launched a website targeting the Nigerian audience and has attracted over 400,000 peopleContinue reading “MMM: HEAVENLY OPPORTUNITY OR SCAM FROM HELL?”

The future of globalization; does Africa stand a chance?

THE FUTURE OF GLOBALIZATION; THE THIRD WORLD PERSPECTIVE Among most of the 4.4 billion people living in Africa, Asia and Latin America, life has become a more desperate struggle for survival. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) estimates that 840 million people are malnourished, the great mass of them living in countries of the ThirdContinue reading “The future of globalization; does Africa stand a chance?”

DOES FAILING MAKE YOU A FAILURE?

“Fall seven times, stand up eight.” -Chinese Proverb   “I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying”. -Michael Jordan 3 distinguished panelists have given their verdict on this week’s topic: DOES FAILING MAKE YOU A FAILURE?   ADEDEJI DAMILARE Traditional schooling has programmed us to think that failing isContinue reading “DOES FAILING MAKE YOU A FAILURE?”

​Sales of national assets: brilliant move or economic sabotage?

KURANGA ABDULAZEEZ Encarta dictionary defines an asset as something or someone useful; of value.  After the NBS released its figures for the 3rd quarter of the year, it was revealed that Nigeria is officially in recession as it recorded negative growth in its GDP for two consecutive quarters (2nd and 3rd quarters). Ever since then,Continue reading “​Sales of national assets: brilliant move or economic sabotage?”

Why do celebrity marriages end up in divorce? 

It is no longer news that Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have filed for divorce (and both are former divorcees). Statistics show that 3 out of every 5 celebrities are likely to have a divorce before the first five years of marriage. But what could be responsible?  What could have gone wrong after such elaborateContinue reading “Why do celebrity marriages end up in divorce? “

Economic Recession: How can the government rescue Nigeria’s sinking ship?

It is no longer news that the 2nd largest economy in Africa is in recession. Today, 4 distinguished panelists, rather than agonize about Nigeria’s predicament, proffer concrete solutions. Meet them:   Salia Idrissa Sheriff In economics, a recession is a negative economic growth for two consecutive quarters. It is also a business cycle contraction whichContinue reading “Economic Recession: How can the government rescue Nigeria’s sinking ship?”

IS VOCATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP A PATH TO FINANCIAL INDEPENDENCE? 

​By ADEWUSI YUSUF OLOLADE  Volumes of books and thousands of speeches have been crafted concerning the topic: all with the same purpose of sensitizing individuals on the importance and the advantages of vocational apprenticeship. In a developing economy like ours, with the rate at which population is growing and with all our economic challenges, weContinue reading “IS VOCATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP A PATH TO FINANCIAL INDEPENDENCE? “

$1=400 naira: is this the change you voted for?

For the first time in a long time, both die-hard fans of former President Goodluck Jonathan and staunch fans of current President Buhari who voted him into power barely one year ago seem to be on the same page. With inflation at a record high, policy somersault and an exchange rate that has crippled businesses,Continue reading “$1=400 naira: is this the change you voted for?”

Is romance without finance a nuisance?

This week on THE PANEL, 3 distinguished panelists go head to head on a matter of the heart: Is romance without finance a nuisance?   Elijah Ezekiel Money is good and money is a good servant; as it answers all things. However, money is not everything, true love thrives whether money is available or not. IfContinue reading “Is romance without finance a nuisance?”

Enough of talking about challenges facing Nigeria’s youth. HERE IS HOW TO OVERCOME THEM.

This week on the PANEL, 4 distinguished panelists weigh in on the major problems facing Nigerian youths, especially entrepreneurs, and they have proffered practical solutions. Ready already? Let’s hear them:   ONI OLUYOMI About sixty per cent of Nigeria’s population is youth. This is a large percentage and we can safely say that whatever affectsContinue reading “Enough of talking about challenges facing Nigeria’s youth. HERE IS HOW TO OVERCOME THEM.”

Would you marry someone that is not from your tribe?

In a country like Nigeria with more women than men, several young ladies want to get married fast without considering ethnic differences. The men seem not to mind. A lot of parents will have none of it. Meanwhile, many marriages have crashed like a pack of cards while a few have stood the test ofContinue reading “Would you marry someone that is not from your tribe?”

Social Media: An Inspiration or a distraction to Nigerian Youths?

OGUNBOWALE OLUGBENGA In my opinion, social media can be a distraction or Inspiration. It all depends on how it is used. For instance, PROJECT X would be very much impossible without social media. People like Linda Ikeji have built billion naira media empires just via social media. History has been made, elections has been wonContinue reading “Social Media: An Inspiration or a distraction to Nigerian Youths?”