On Management and Managing in Nigeria

I find that some Nigerian managers do not distinguish between managing and management . They are both the same yes, but when you are overworked and overtasked you are ‘managing’ a situation and it’s your managers job to make sure you are properly managed so you do not ‘manage’ the situation anymore.

Learning From Lagos

As seen on The Economist FOR a city that dubs itself the “centre of excellence”, Lagos has a lousy reputation. The mere mention of Nigeria’s commercial centre conjures images of crime, corruption and motionless traffic. The bodies of people run over in car accidents can be left on the street for hours and commuters in…

Taylor Swift Vs Apple

  Taylor Swift VS Apple: Taylor Wins!  I take great pride in getting things done. My slogan is “Effectiveness and Efficiency”, short for EE. I believe very strongly in integrity because my mother always says, “you word is all you have”. In addition, I believe in speaking out. If something does not make sense or…

Why Whatsapp Is Worth $19billion

As seen on money.cnn.com What is WhatsApp? WhatsApp is a mobile messaging service that functions as a kind of a social network. WhatsApp users can send messages to one or many recipients at the same time, and they can even share their locations. In many ways, WhatsApp’s users are just the kind of customers Facebook…

‘ Why We Don’t Sell Ads ‘- Whatsapp Founders

As seen on Whatsapp’s blog   Advertising has us chasing cars and clothes, working jobs we hate so we can buy shit we don’t need. – Tyler Durden, Fight Club Brian and I spent a combined 20 years at Yahoo!, working hard to keep the site working. And yes, working hard to sell ads, because…

Apple Inc. Buys Nigerian Born Chinedu Echeruo’s Hopstop.com For $1 Billion

Following up from our piece on him, please find below: As seen on Africanleadership Apple has acquired Chinedu Echeruo’s HopStop.com, The Wall Street Journal’s publication, AllThingsDigital reports. Founded in 2005, HopStop.com makes mobile applications for both iOS and Android that covers over 300 cities and that helps people get directions or find nearby subway stations…