Fashion & Beauty

How one 26-year-old turned $500 into $2 million online – CNN Features Kelechi Anyadiegwu

How one 26-year-old turned $500 into $2 million online – CNN Features Kelechi Anyadiegwu

| July 11, 2016 | Reply

(CNN)What started with a compliment turned one young woman’s idea into a million dollar business. When Kelechi Anyadiegwu started her online African clothing store Zuvaa with $500 two years ago, her idea was to share African-inspired designs with consumers around the world. Zuvaa is estimated to make $2 million in sales in 2016. After receiving […]

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Pamper your feet with stylish comfort – Hunter & co Loafers Nigerian brand

Pamper your feet with stylish comfort – Hunter & co Loafers Nigerian brand

| April 18, 2016

  The Hunter & co footwear brand, an offshoot of the Bandit urban clothing company launched in January 2015 with the sole aim of creating a footwear brand that grows out of Nigeria to take the world and providing value to our target market Our initial product is the Hunter & co Loafers with which […]

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Luxury In Africa: MODAN is bringing an innovative approach

Luxury In Africa: MODAN is bringing an innovative approach

| July 8, 2015

Luxury Brands enter the African Market through the birth of MODAN, a joint venture between StorAfrica Group and Adunmadan. July 8, 2015 – IKOYI, Nigeria — After much preparation, extensive market research and several meetings with the world’s top luxury brands in Milano, Paris, Geneva, London, Johannesburg, Mauritius, etc., a state-of-the-art luxury concept store finally […]

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e-Commerce and Marketing

African Spices – Introducing the OmoAlata Spices Brand

African Spices – Introducing the OmoAlata Spices Brand

| August 6, 2015

OmoAlata (McPeppers) is a Nigerian food service brand focused on the production and sale of hygienically processed and packaged local Nigerian soups, spices and peppers. OmoAlata aspires to use its strong local brand identity to position an international product range that will sit in stores all over the world for Nigerians and other customers present […]

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Grocery Shopping made easy in the heart of Abuja & Port-harcourt – Ahia Online Mart

Grocery Shopping made easy in the heart of Abuja & Port-harcourt – Ahia Online Mart

| December 8, 2014

Ahia Online Mart is your one-stop online grocery and home solutions store. Ahia Online offers convenient shopping from the comfort of your home or office, and a dedicated team at your service to ensure your online shopping experience is seamless. With their great assortment of products sourced both locally and internationally, and partners with known […]

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Share your words and thoughts of hope with greetingsworld.com.ng

Share your words and thoughts of hope with greetingsworld.com.ng

| July 31, 2014

Greetings World is all about indigenous stationery products. The company was launched in 2011 with greeting cards as the pioneer product.  The Greetings World team is made up of talented minds from Project Leads, Web & Graphic Designers to Sales & Marketing Experts. Greetings World wants to preserve the culture of exchanging greeting cards to […]

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Be Inspired

Inspiration Africa: My Journey from Passion Photographer to Presidential Photographer | Bayo Omoboriowo | TEDxGbagada

Inspiration Africa: My Journey from Passion Photographer to Presidential Photographer | Bayo Omoboriowo | TEDxGbagada

| January 4, 2016

Bayo Omoboriowo, the official photographer for the President of the Nigerian Republic shares his professional life experience, detailing how excellence, persistence and dedication took him from humble beginnings to Aso Rock. Bayo Omoboriowo is a freelance photographer who has an unwavering passion for development hence the nature of photography he has been involved in, which […]

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The Impact of Social Media on Business Growth: Funke Shonekan, Social Networking Expert

The Impact of Social Media on Business Growth: Funke Shonekan, Social Networking Expert

| April 22, 2015

Be Inspired Africa features Funke Shonekan, Social media entrepreneur and media expert. Funke is the CEO of Funkey Events and Founder of YAP & E; in this exclusive interview with Pulse TV, she shares more about her business, the power of social media and its impact on business growth and also on YAP & E’s […]

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Digits – Mark Essien, Founder of Hotels.NG

Digits – Mark Essien, Founder of Hotels.NG

| July 19, 2014

The true African start-up success story cannot be told without mentioning Hotels.ng CEO. Mark Essien.  Mark Essien has set the pace for digital hotel bookings in Nigeria and continues to defy all odds to stay ahead of his game as a businessperson and individual. In this short video with Digits, he shares his Passion, his […]

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The Greats & Working with the Greats

Inspiration Africa: “I founded Invest Africa to sensibly evangelise Africa”- Rob Hersov, CEO and Founder, Invest Africa shares on investing in Africa and sensibly telling the real story of Africa’s growth potentials.

Inspiration Africa: “I founded Invest Africa to sensibly evangelise Africa”- Rob Hersov, CEO and Founder, Invest Africa shares on investing in Africa and sensibly telling the real story of Africa’s growth potentials.

| June 27, 2016

South African born and raised serial entrepreneur, Rob Hersov, is the CEO of Invest Africa, Managing Partner of Sapinda UK, Chairman of the VistaJet Advisory Board, and Chairman of Adoreum Partners. Rob Hersov comes from a long line of successful businesspeople with both his grandfather and father credited as mining giants who founded and successfully […]

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Inspiration Africa: “I invest a lot in people and believe strongly in people, without people around you, you can’t achieve anything.” – Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, CEO, Gran Imperio Group & Inagbe Grand Resort

Inspiration Africa: “I invest a lot in people and believe strongly in people, without people around you, you can’t achieve anything.” – Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, CEO, Gran Imperio Group & Inagbe Grand Resort

| August 7, 2015

Quoting the proverbial words of Williams Shakespeare “Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them. Finding one’s path in the business world and walking through it passionately can only lead to one destination; Greatness. Today’s inspiration Africa interview features Real Estate Giant and business pioneer, Mr Adeyeye Ogunwusi, CEO […]

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Whoot Africa’s “Working with the Greats” – Ladi Balogun, CEO of First City Monument Bank

Whoot Africa’s “Working with the Greats” – Ladi Balogun, CEO of First City Monument Bank

| April 8, 2014

As part of our vision at Whoot Africa, we believe in the power of possibilities, determination and choosing to focus on the positives and the inspiration being birth out of Africa everyday. In a world full of negativity, and the glass too often viewed as half empty. We at Whoot Africa owe ourselves the duty […]

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The CEO's

Inspiration Africa: Empowering Millennials, Breaking the Circle of Poverty and Creating Generational Wealth – Omilola Oshikoya, shares on her work and the Do It Afraid Movement.

Inspiration Africa: Empowering Millennials, Breaking the Circle of Poverty and Creating Generational Wealth – Omilola Oshikoya, shares on her work and the Do It Afraid Movement.

| December 3, 2016 | Reply

In today’s politically correct world, where faith and business don’t seem to mix. Omilola Oshikoya, is championing a new movement on financial literacy, accountability, and the power of boldness to Do It Afraid’ inspired by her faith in God. Africa’s Premier Wealth Coach, Entrepreneur, and Founder, Omilola Oshikoya International. Omilola Oshikoya is on a mission […]

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Inspiration Africa: “Every Nigerian who has something to add should take the opportunity to share their narrative. Our young people need inspiration and role models.” – Obi Asika, CEO, Dragon Africa.

Inspiration Africa: “Every Nigerian who has something to add should take the opportunity to share their narrative. Our young people need inspiration and role models.” – Obi Asika, CEO, Dragon Africa.

| December 1, 2016 | Reply

Serial entrepreneur and business mogul, Obi Asika, is passionate about the growth and development of the Nigerian and African business space.  He is the CEO of Dragon Africa, a strategic advisory firm with primary focus on strategic advice and communications, corporate affairs, social media and digital media marketing. Through Dragon Africa, Obi Asika has set […]

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Inspiration Africa: “Conquer your fear, follow your heart and break boundaries” – Aderonke Adefalujo, Style blogger and CEO, Rhonkefella Brand.

Inspiration Africa: “Conquer your fear, follow your heart and break boundaries” – Aderonke Adefalujo, Style blogger and CEO, Rhonkefella Brand.

| November 23, 2016 | Reply

Aderonke Adefalujo is the vivacious and stylish brain behind the Rhonkefella brand. A professional make-up artist turned fashion blogger and now influencer, Aderonke has set a new pace in the world of styling and fashion blogging in Nigeria. Understanding the tremendous use of social media and its impact, she has successfully created a business around […]

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Communication and Advertising

#Inspiration Africa – Pioneer Focus – CHIEF JACOB SOGBOYEGA ODULATE, Pioneer and Creator, Alabukun Powder.

#Inspiration Africa – Pioneer Focus – CHIEF JACOB SOGBOYEGA ODULATE, Pioneer and Creator, Alabukun Powder.

| August 26, 2016 | Reply

CHIEF JACOB SOGBOYEGA ODULATE – An exceptionally gifted man whose name and work echo into eternity. He exemplifies the hallmark of industry and entrepreneurial spirit. This great man toiled in his laboratory, writing the notes which contained the formula for what would ultimately be known as his famous patented medicine, ALABUKUN Powder. Alabukun means ‘Giver […]

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Thought Leadership: 3 Reasons Real Entrepreneurs Don’t Need Funding by Vusi Thembekwayo

Thought Leadership: 3 Reasons Real Entrepreneurs Don’t Need Funding by Vusi Thembekwayo

| August 26, 2016 | Reply

Over the past few weeks I have noted how my email has surged with requests for funding. All these emails have the same trademarks: This is an investment I have to make or someone else will do it and “we” (the sender & I) will miss an amazing opportunity; The idea WILL WORK, it just […]

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A better way to shop for Furniture – Domestico.com.ng

A better way to shop for Furniture – Domestico.com.ng

| April 18, 2016

Domestico.com.ng brings you a better way to shop for your household and office furniture. We are Nigeria’s largest online furniture retail store. We are more than just a furniture retailer. We provide high quality furniture, aggregated from the large pool of furniture makers. Our quality assurance unit makes sure that only furniture that meets our […]

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Other Recent Posts

Leadership: 5 Leadership Lessons I Learnt from Ismail by Chioma Nwagboso

Leadership: 5 Leadership Lessons I Learnt from Ismail by Chioma Nwagboso

| September 19, 2016 | Reply

At some point in our lives, an individual with authority over us will have a positive or negative impact on our thought process and aspiration. Perhaps it was a parent, teacher or boss that did or said something that we will always remember. In 2009, when I started a new role at the World Bank […]

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Youth Changing Africa: One Man’s Quest to Transform Higher Education in Nigeria by Efosa Ojomo

Youth Changing Africa: One Man’s Quest to Transform Higher Education in Nigeria by Efosa Ojomo

| August 26, 2016 | Reply

 The library on the campus of Enugu State University, now occupied by the Institute of Management Technology, Enugu. Photo by: Kingsley Ubani, Enugu State University Alumnus It is no news that the state of higher education in Nigeria is sub-par at best. Estimates suggest that, annually, nearly two million students try to gain admission into the […]

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The 6 commandments of successful collaboration by Petra Kuenkel

The 6 commandments of successful collaboration by Petra Kuenkel

| August 26, 2016 | Reply

ShutterstockLavin The following is an excerpt from “The Art of Leading Collectively.” Helping people collaborate successfully has been the core of my work for two decades. If things got difficult, if crises emerged, I found a way to get all the actors back into a collaborative space. If people refused to talk with one another […]

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Award winning artist and Social Entrepreneur, Brigitte Sesu Tilley-Gyado shares 26 Life Principles from her father, Senator Jack Tilley-Gyado.

Award winning artist and Social Entrepreneur, Brigitte Sesu Tilley-Gyado shares 26 Life Principles from her father, Senator Jack Tilley-Gyado.

| August 26, 2016

Award winning artist and Social entrepreneur, Brigitte Sesu Tilley-Gyado, comes from a long line of successful business achievers and professionals on both sides of her family. Brigitte is passionate about Africa’s development, and mentoring upcoming leaders via her various platforms. Brigitte Sesu Tilley-Gyado is also the daughter of renowned businessman and politician, Senator Jack Tilley-Gyado. […]

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