Exit Plans

Speaking on Saturday, February 9th on a “Capacity Building” seminar to members of a Cooperative Society. My lectures on financial intelligence and investment options prior to, and in, retirement has revealed a few truths to me. A lot working adults are financially ignorant. They do not understand basic issues concerning making money, managing money, and maintenance […]

Reflections On Retirement

Speaking yesterday at College of Commerce, Warri, Delta State to members of staff. Lessons of Life You will probably spend most of your life at your workplace until the age of 60 or 70 years. The irony is that when you retire, very few of those you served or worked with will ever check on […]

Community-Initiated Development And the Sub-urban Economy

Speaking on Saturday, the 22nd of December, during the 1st Owhelogbo Day Celebration at the Owhelogbo Community Town Hall. Present were Engineer James Ighota, President General of Owhelogbo Community Development Union, Brigadier General (Pastor) Dr. Anthony Okpobrisi, Comr. (Chief) Ovuozourie Macaulay, former secretary to the Delta State Government, The Osewho of Owhe Kigndom, Bishops Edherue, […]

The New Year Has Started

The pictures below are those of our new school site at Okuokoko, near Warri. In the last few weeks, I have met two of my friends who told me to make sure I enjoy my money. I tried to ponder over why they talk to me like that. I suspect it is because of the way […]

Simulation And Sustainability [2]

In the first post on Simulation and Sustainability, we looked at the dangers of simulation and how it poses a problem to sustainability. We continue with some practical steps on the important attribute of sustainability in any venture. When you want to embark on a project, you must do the following: S1 – Sit down […]

Simulation And Sustainability

Our visit to Tinapa, on the 1st of September, brought mixed emotions to me. At the same time, it reinforced something I’ve been discussing and write about for a while now. It is the issue of simulation and sustainability. Simulation is to mimic, to try to be like, to copy, and try to execute what […]

Becoming a Financial Giant

Speaking, today, to the Youths of Heroes of Faith Church.   Financial giants are those who stand head and shoulders above their contemporaries in finances. There are about 2000 billionaires globally. I am not one of them yet; however, I have read and studied some basic characteristics about billionaires and the very rich people of […]

Growing Small Scale Businesses

Speaking on Friday, the 5th of January, at the Reformers’ Global Prayer Camp at Aba. According to research, 95% of small scale businesses fail within the first 5 years. However, there are some scale businesses that have endured.     My Master’s Degree  research project was on “Sustainability of small and medium enterprises in Nigeria […]

Building Enduring Family Businesses

These are some video clips on the message Building Enduring Family Businesses at the Assemblies of God Church. You can get the complete write-ups at: Building Enduring Family Businesses [1] Building Enduring Family Businesses – Sustainability