Youth Entrepreneurship in Nigeria: Challenges and Prospects

Who is a youth? A youth is any person between the ages of 15 and 35 years according to the African Youth Charter. Entrepreneurship is setting out to serve humanity using the factors of production—land, labour, and capital. Entrepreneurship is also the addition of value to the lives of people. It is also an attempt […]

Fighting Comfort

I get startled up by my queer alarm signal; it’s 3:35 a.m as I wake up with scrambled thoughts, wondering and trying to figure out why my alarm has gone off at this ‘unholy’ hour (if it wasn’t for a technological glitch from my phone or one of my frequent mistakes). After a few seconds […]

Why Do Men Walk Away?

There is an increasing rate of divorce among Christians, even in very conservative and traditional churches where divorce was once considered a taboo in previous times. Among the clergy in Pentecostal churches, the divorce rate is becoming alarming both in the United States and Nigeria. There are popular Pentecostal pastors and televangelists who are in […]

The Power To Acquire Knowledge (Lessons From My Teacher)

When I was in Form Three at Government College, Ughelli, my Geography teacher made a profound statement that has helped form my life. Mr. Bamuza, a very fine Ijaw man said, “valuable as knowledge is, the power to acquire it, independently, is more valuable”. This statement shaped my approach to the quest for knowledge. Coming […]

Building Enduring Family Businesses [1]

It is estimated that family businesses contribute 70% to 80% of the total GDP of many advanced nations. In the United States, family-based businesses that gross less than USD 250,000.00 contribute about 75% of the total GDP of the country. During my visit to Adelaide in Australia, in 2015, I noticed that many businesses were […]