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Spotlight: Hult Prize Comes to Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria

The Hult Prize on Campus Program brings Hult Prize directly to universities around the world, these on campus editions are named HULT Prize@; Ahmadu Bello University has been selected to host a Hult Prize@ competition on campus. This is an opportunity for the university to organize its own localized version of the Hult Prize on campus, using a turnkey tool …

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Assessing Career Opportunities as an Undergraduate Student

A very good start will be an advantage as you proceed in your undergraduate studies. Make sure that in your first year, you make the best of your time and resources in mustering a very good GPA. Target a minimum of 4.75/5.0 because things will still be pretty easy. The mistake most students make is to think part one is …

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Challenges of a Student Leader in African Universities

Assuming any leadership position, while on campus, is a precursor for students to build their portfolio and capability to face the greater responsibilities in the future. Campus is a viable ground to build the armory, learn and re-learn pivotal leadership skills. From communication gap to clash of interest among followers, in this piece I will highlight some challenges faced by …

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5 Awesome Tips to Succeed Academically as an Undergraduate in Africa

Remilekun Shittu, a male Nigerian and First Class Civil Engineering graduate, is a humble, intelligent and focused African Youth who continues to inspire everyone around him. This easy going fellow is an authentic proof that brilliance is evenly distributed by virtue of his affinity to produce useful results both in and outside the classroom. In 2011, he bagged the Federal …

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15 Reasons African Entrepreneurs and Businesses Need Unique Branding

After carefully examining what Branding is and what it means to Nigerian/African Entrepreneurs as well as Businesses, we need to now examine 15 reasons which you need to consider Unique Branding for your Start-up, Micro, Small, Medium and even Large Enterprise. We also know that many African Entrepreneurs do not consider investing time, money and effort into the branding of …

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What Does Branding Mean to African Entrepreneurs and Businesses?

Branding is usually the first investment successful businesses make around the world. They ensure they start on the right foot. Once they are confident that their branding is alright, they then launch their idea, product or service into the market. We will be using Nigeria Businesses as a Case Study herein to address what Branding means to them. The Water …

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What is Branding to African Businesses?

Branding is one of the broadest and probably the vaguest marketing concept. It can be often confusing and hard for marketing practitioners to grasp. Many African businesses do not consider branding during initial venture creation because they believe it is irrelevant however, this is far from the truth because we live in a world where like a book, you will …

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Purpose …A driver of Life

It all seemed to start with a thirst for recognition, acceptance and attention – I mean growing up as a child. The blue sky looked beautiful, rain droplets seemed so much fantasia, inquisition was encouraged and delightful, the future perfect and well-thought of (at least as a child), there was no corruption imagined and blinded by the path of life, …