Inspire Career, Social Saturday

3 Women I admire…

This weekend, I introduce to you 3 women that inspire me. They remind me that wherever in the world that I find myself, I can still excel and enthuse others to success. These women have crossedContinue reading

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Music and Film, Social Saturday

Naija Party Hits for Summer!

The party invites are rolling in as Summer is now in full swing. So you want to have a party eh? Get your DJ to play the tunes below and watch your guests go down! Its allContinue reading

Cross-Atlantic Tales

You need Credit to get Credit

We had just moved to the UK then with what we thought was the big bucks until experience showed us otherwise. For clarity, do  click here to get an idea of how funds can quickly deplete inContinue reading

Education

Scholarships! Scholarships!! Even more Scholarships!!!

Do not underestimate your ability to secure a scholarship. Read instructions and apply and you just never know. The stars do align every now and again! Remember Odam’s Scholarship Story, as that is enough toContinue reading

Cross-Atlantic Tales

What Will be Will Be

Ify worked as a branch manager in a very popular bank in the city. At 37 she was single, had no children and lived a very modest life. She spent her time relaxing at home orContinue reading

Cross-Atlantic Tales

Living abroad – coping techniques for new entrants

So you’ve just relocated? Welcome to Obodo-oyibo (foreign land).  Here, every penny or cent you make counts and you have to spend wisely to ensure you remain above water. If you are like me and haveContinue reading

Education

Much ado about British names

My roots are African and I carry my Nigerian name proudly. I keep hearing variations of my name in the UK due to pronunciation difficulty but whenever I get the opportunity, I try to get whoever to pronounceContinue reading

Cross-Atlantic Tales

Why won’t you come back home?

This question has become a recurring decimal in my life, as family and friends continue to hound me. They go on to point out my peer group in similar careers that have returned home toContinue reading