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Orange Corners Nigeria are excited to announce that one of its partners, Youth Business International (YBI) is expanding its Global Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards into a five-day bootcamp for a global cohort of high-performing youth businesses supported by its members. If you‘re aged 18-33 and own a business focusing on social, climate or sustainability, then you should apply to the Youth Business International Bootcamp. The entrepreneurs who are accepted into the bootcamp will not only gain new skills tohelp them take the next step in their business journey but they will also have the opportunity to connect with experts in…

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BlueInvest – a European Commission initiative launched in 2019 with the aim of acceleratig new ocean-based technologies and solutions that unlock innovation and investment opportunities in the sustainable blue economy – is set to host BlueInvest Africa 2024. Scheduled to take place in Kenya on July 3-4, 2024, BlueInvest Africa is specifically targeted at registered African businesses already engaged in various sectors of the blue economy, including start-ups. It also aims to engage African Small, Micro, and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMMEs) officially established in an African country that possess innovative ideas with potential for further commercial development within the African market. At this second iteration of BlueInvest…

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Christian H. Kaelin (Chairman, Henley & Partners) Global leader in residence and citizenship by investment, Henley & Partners, have released the global 2024 Henley Passport Index, in which an unprecedented six countries share the top spot with visa-free access to a record-breaking number of destinations. Four EU member states — France, Germany, Italy, and Spain — join Japan and Singapore in boasting the most powerful passports in the world, with their citizens able to visit an astonishing 194 destinations out of 227 around the globe visa-free. The two Asian nations have dominated 1st place on the index (which ranks all the…

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Adenike Adeyemi (Executive Director, FATE Foundation) In 2023, the FATE Foundation –  Nigeria’s foremost business support organisation for entrepreneurs – supported over 700 Nigerian entrepreneurs and their businesses in their quest to start, grow and scale. The Foundation also achieved other key milestones, all of which are recorded in its 2023 Impact Report. Download a free copy of the FATE 2023 Impact Report, and get detailed insights on the impactful work being done at FATE Foundation.

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The 5-star Legend Hotel has promised guests at its Lagos-Nigeria accommodation a series of enchanting experiences and treasured holiday memories. Activities include: KaraokeDec 24th – 26th, Sunday – Tuesday De Bull restaurant and Bar12:30pm – 4:00pm Sip and PaintDec Dec 30th, Saturday 1:00PM – 6:00PM Face PaintingDec 24th – 26th, Sunday – Tuesday De Bull restaurant and Bar12:30pm – 4:00pm SPADec 22nd, 2023 – Jan 7th, 2024Available on Request Brunch BuffetDec 24th – 26th, Sunday – Tuesday De Bull restaurant and Bar12:30pm – 4:00pm About Sam Iwuajoku Described as a fusion of authentic African and modern design, as well as…

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Dami Olukoya 9Founder, Imad Eduso) It’s that time of the year when eyes are peeled for great value purchases, and we present womenswear brand, Imad Eduso. @derinfromisaleeko wears the Imad Eduso TINA tween top and pants Founded in 2015 by Dami Olukoya, Imad Eduso was created in Lagos- Nigeria, and the brand’s aesthetic is inspired by the country’s vibrant, opulent, exuberant culture. (R) Zainab Balogun and LaLa Akindoju in Imade Eduso tweed sets The brand says: “With the love for a woman’s form we create statement pieces using exquisite tailoring and craftsmanship to capture the very essence of her personality, beauty,…

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Congratulations to Anihunlola Olayemi a.k.a Yemi Legend (Founder of Yemi Legend Small Chops) on his 50th birthday. Yemi is indisputably one of the finest providers of exquisite small chops and varied platters for events, serving the length and breath of Nigeria. Anihunlola Olayemi (Founder Yemi Legend Small Chops) Yemi Legend is an Electrical Engineer turned professional caterer, and his legendary dishes are epic in party circles for both visual appeal and taste.

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Emerging from the stables of Enam Gbewonyo is a new soft sculpture installation that will make its debut alongside a selection of film and artworks as part of the upcoming group exhibition, Neo-Custodians: Woven Narratives of Legacy, Cultural Memory and Belonging. Neo-Custodians: Woven Narratives of Legacy, Cultural Memory and Belonging expands on the conceptual function of textiles in exploring cultural practices, histories, heritage, and notions of belonging within the African and diasporic canon. Referencing existing textile pedagogies, the exhibition showcases the works of artists including El Anatsui, Malene Barnett, Layo Bright, Celeste Butler, Sanaa Gateja, Enam Gbewonyo, Eddy Kamuanga Ilunga, Seydou…

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Dr. Janet Adetu (Founder & CEO, JSK Consulting Group) and her husband Founder and Chief Executive Officer of JSK Consulting Group, Janet Adetu, is celebrating a 33-year wedding anniversary! Janet is a Coach extraodinaire, renowned for her vast experience in executive coaching, corporate protocol and driving high performance. In her 25+ year career, she has helped growing professionals and leaders strategically position themselves for promotion, presence, recognition, and influence on the job, in their careers and within the organisation. Dr. Adetu is currently the Vice President of the International Coaching Federation (ICF) Nigeria.

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Writer, Sefu Atta 📸 Ibukun Ayansola Copy editor, proofreader, content writer, and translator, Ibukun Ayansola, poses the question: “What does it mean to be a consistent writer?”Here are his thoughts: “It means writing regularly and maintaining a steady level of quality and style in your work. It’s one thing to be a fine writer and another thing to be consistent at it. Consistency can help you improve your writing skills, grow your productivity, and realize your writing goals.Below are some tips on how to be a consistent writer:✍️ Find a time of day that works best for you and stick…

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