Tag Archives: Nigerian Entrepreneur

How Nigerian Businesspersons Thrive despite All That is Happening

28 Oct Picture of a running businessperson

Several years of grossly deluded leadership have seriously crippled the productivity of the vast natural resources and the capacity of our endowed human resources in Nigeria.

Interestingly, mouths are gabbing all over the world about the huge market potential in the country; investors are quickly shifting to Nigeria (and Africa as a whole); and the government is also busy wooing investors.

What is the handwriting on the wall?

Even though homegrown Nigerians are not empowered to exploit their God-endowed business potentials, they have learnt to get going when the road gets tougher.

Despite a lack of proper business framework or support, people are still running various multi-million naira businesses. Remarkably, Author Robert Neuwirth did not fail to capture this strength of human will among Nigerians when he visited Lagos. Continue reading

What Business Owners Should Know About the Law of Attraction

18 Oct Law of Attraction in Business

Like Bob Proctor said in a video, The Secret, the Law of Attraction works whether you are aware of it or not. Just like the law of gravity, it rules your life even if you don’t know a law like that exists.

This is my story…

When I woke up this morning, I went over to my bookshelf to return some of the business books I just finished reading.

As I was rearranging my books, I came across my University yearbook, Vet. Class 2009. I picked it up to look at the beautiful faces of my former classmates, but I observed something quite magical as I read through our plans written in the yearbook.

Life is treating everyone of us just the way we asked… Continue reading

Meet Uche Eze – the Nigerian Lady who Founded Bella Naija to Uncover Africa Fashion, Lifestyle & Entertainment on the Internet

19 Jul Picture of Uche Eze, Founder of Bella Naija

Uche Eze of Bella Naija is one of those rare species of Nigerians that have added color to being a Nigerian.

Born Uchenna Jennifer Eze, she is fondly referred to as Bella Naija.

Uche Eze is the founder of BellaNaija.com, a leading website for entertainment, lifestyle and fashion in Africa and CEO/MD of Bainstone Limited, a new media company.

The Story of Uche Eze of BellaNaija

Uche Eze is only 28 years old this year (2011) and has achieved a lot of success.

She was rated #22 of the Top 100 people, places, events and things that shaped 2008 by PUNCH.

Uche Eze was a 2010 Future Awards nominee for “Best Use of Technology”

She was also given Outstanding Contribution to Fashion Communication Award at the 2010 Africa Fashion Week held by Africa Fashion International (AFI) in Johannesburg, South Africa.

She was featured on Oprah Winfrey show, Beauty Around the World, in February 2010 along with stars like Jessica Simpson, Lisa Ling who also talked about beauty trends in their localities. Continue reading

Video and Transcript of the Interview of the Founder (Uche Uze) of Bella Naija with Isha Sesay for CNN i-list

18 Jul A picture from the Interview

This video was done in September 2010, but it’s about the only video I could locate online that talks about the entrepreneurship story of Uche Eze, founder and managing director of Bella Naija.

Enjoy …

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