My Business & I: Osun State offers opportunities to people who choose to see the glass half full instead of half empty – Arinola Adeleke

I am an entrepreneur by circumstances. (laughs) I used to believe business is not my thing, this orientation has led to the collapse of my previous businesses because I give them up easily. So, Creativity and innovation led me to create RubybyRukky, a perfumery company, where we mix different natural notes to make scents, we produced different oil perfume, Eau De cologne, and a host of others, low patronage led to the shutdown. I switched to fashion, and the birth of Ariny_Couture was a good start, i’d thought It would fly because we sow creatively, I would travel to lagos to source fabrics even when there are shirt material here. After sowing, I would take the shirts to the Laundromat for laundry and good packaging, this processes cost me a lot. Innovation pushed me to give my clients TM Lewin, Dolce Gabbana standard in exchange with cut/sow price.

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Kigali’s University Don leads AECRA’s inaugural training series on pursuing a PhD in Africa

The inaugural training of the African Early-Career Researchers’ Academy will be led by Professor Nnamdi Madichie of Nnamdi Azikiwe University. Professor Nnamdi will lead members of the Academy and other interested members of the public through the process of completing a PhD in Africa, according to the Steering Committee. Professor Nnamdi will talk about his time as a PhD student and as a supervisor of numerous doctoral candidates in Africa.

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How Small Businesses in Nigeria’s University Cities are Faring? Insights from Students and Business Owners

In a quest to promoting the development of entrepreneurship and small businesses in Nigeria, government in 2006 approved the total commitment of higher institutions in providing entrepreneurship education to Nigerian students by making entrepreneurship a compulsory course for all students irrespective of their disciplines. The introduction of this course has exposed lots of students to getting involved in some diverse areas of small businesses.

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Nigeria is a country that is overflowing almost with energy and excitement – Larissa Schulte Nordholt

When I travelled to Ibadan in the summer of 2018 I had never been to Nigeria and I have to admit I was a little nervous when I arrived at Murtala Muhammed International Airport in the middle of the night. My nervousness soon disappeared however as I was met with open arms by Professor Ayobami Ojebode and his family. In fact, almost everyone I met in Nigeria was exceedingly kind and also exceedingly energetic.

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Critical Questions on Gender, Faculty Disparity in University of Port Harcourt’s 128 Inaugural Speeches

The University of Port Harcourt was established in 1975. It is one of the second generation Federal Universities founded during the year. Four years later, the University had its first inaugural speech which was delivered by Prof. E. J. Alagoa, a Professor of History, according to available data. Forty-two years later [as at 2021], 173 inaugural speeches have been delivered across the old and new faculties in the University.

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