Monthly archives for May, 2017

Get Tayo Solagbade’s Excel-VB Members...

The Excel-VB driven Membership Records Manager (N50k value) was originally built – in late 2007 (back in my pavement pounding days!) – for a pioneer health and fitness club in Lagos, which was established in the ’80s. Members of the club included a famous Nollywood actor who later became a commissioner in his home state, […]

[FLYER] The Key Performance Indicator...

This post is a follow-up on the preceding piece recommending a BBC report about Finland’s education system. I highlight specific examples of this country’s unique system – for the benefit of many in my part of the world, who clearly do NOT know anything of the sort exists e.g kids who do not start school before […]

[RECOMMENDED] BBC NEWS: Could subject...

I believe the rest of the world, if they are smart, should pay CLOSE and SERIOUS attention to what Finland is doing with its Education System. My instincts with regard to the homeschooling I’ve been doing with my kids have been along this line – and that’s why this news from Finland resonates so much […]

PII 068: We Need to Stop Letting Naug...

One day Brian Banks was a high school football star poised to launch a promising career as a pro, and the next he saw it all go up in smoke when a former high school mate (Wanetta Gibson) accused him of raping her. That happened in 2002 and he served over 5 years in prison […]

[RECOMMENDED] Lagos State Commissione...

If the CP (Fatai Owoseni) can back up his words with action, Lagos will become a HEAVEN on earth – and will become a model for other states in this country to emulate in this regard. “I am tired of hearing about shooting or killing of innocent persons. No one has the right to take […]

[DVAM] Domestic Violence: A male read...

[I said in an earlier post on this page: Even the most docile being will react when pushed to the wall. Below is text I’ve typed out of the full letter sent in by a male reader (see large size photo) of Gloria Ogunbadejo’s “Mental Health Matters” column on page 54 of Sunday PUNCH April […]

[RECOMMENDED] VIDEO & TEXT TRANSC...

[RECOMMENDED] VIDEO & TEXT TRANSCRIPT: Zimbabwean Pastor Tudor Bismarck preaches that Possessing an Understanding of How Things Work – and NOT Prayers – Is the Key to a Nation’s Economic Prosperity

Zimbabwean Pastor Tudor Bismarck preaches that Possessing an Understanding of How Things Work – and NOT Prayers – Is the Key to a Nation’s Economic Prosperity I referred to this message in a past issue of my newsletter linked below: ===Transcript starts=== The Zambian Government sold the copper mines in Northern Zambia to an outside […]

FREE PDF | African Parents Need to Te...

NB: I announced the impending publication of this PDF a month ago(27th April 2017), on my wall (click to view) Preview: On Sunday 22nd April 2017, I suggested that my kids wear to church, the above Adire outfits I’d bought for them the day before, when we’d traveled from Lagos to the African Drums Festival […]

[RECOMMENDED] REIC 024: Make Real Est...

[RECOMMENDED] REIC 024: Make Real Estate Investments Intelligently – Not Blindly | By Lanre Karim

A real estate professional, while speaking at an industry review meeting with other stakeholders early in 2017, made an interesting observation that I find especially noteworthy. According to him, due to erratic performance of the Naira and the associated economic recession, buyers in the real estate marketing… “…became a little selective, so developers who met […]

Human Beings Don’t Have On/Off Button...

Human Beings Don’t Have On/Off Buttons Like Machines – We ALL Have Feelings Will React Differently to Abuse!

[This article was first published, yesterday Tuesday 23rd May 2017, as a status update on my Facebook advocacy page: Domestic Violence Against Men – Ideas for Identifying & Stopping It] I’ve read and heard about some men being blamed for fighting back against a female abuser. The commentators typically argued that ‘a real man walks […]