Sorry, but I cannot be your mentor

Musings on the mentor-mentee relationship I had a training gig at a startup hub many years ago. The founders were young and vibrant, possessing limited working experience but brimming with ideas. The hub provided them with guidance, business support, and…

FirstBank CEO lists technology, capacity as key for post-COVID-19 growth

…Thumbs up mobile banking (FirstMobile) and USSD (*894#) platforms Dr Adesola Adeduntan, Chief Executive Officer, First Bank of Nigeria Limited said technology, innovation and enhanced capabilities have become necessary to achieve significant business growth in the post-COVID-19. Adeduntan made this…

Steve Jobs: Brilliant, driven, ambitious and nasty -Toni Kan

Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson, published by Simon and Schuster; New York, 2011, 630 pages. At the tail end of his authorised biography, Steve Jobs is asked by his biographer what it feels to be relinquishing control at Apple. “I’ve…

Inventors, innovators get N45m grant from Nigeria govt

The Federal Ministry of Science and Technology (FMST) has disbursed a grant of N45 million to deserving inventors and innovators in Nigeria, an official, Mohammed Jubrin, has said. Jubrin, the director general, National Board for Technology Incubation (NBTI), made this…

Macron meets over 2000 alumni of TEF’s Entrepreneurship Programme in Lagos

France President Emmanuel Macron will have an interactive session with more than 2,000 budding entrepreneurs from Africa on Wednesday in Lagos. A statement Tuesday from the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), which is hosting the session said the entrepreneurs are alumni…

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