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Citizen Press Review Today 4 April 2017

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Citizen Press Review Today 4 April 2017

I Have Had My Crying Moments - Maureen Obaweya

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How does a startup survive in a recessed economy? How does a local brand ensure it can compete with its internationally known counterparts? The answers to the foregoing questions and more are what the pharmacist-turned-bag designer and entrepreneur, Mrs Maureen Obayewa, shares with us in this chat. It is the story of MorinO., an indigenous luxury leather bags brand.

My Daily Trust Story - Ishiaq Ajibola

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To describe Alhaji Ishiaq Ajibola as achievement personified is to say the obvious.  This co-founder of Daily Trust Ltd, one of the most successful newspapers in Nigeria, and certainly the clear leader in Northern Nigeria, tells The Interview how the journey to building a mighty media conglomerate started small.

Not Everyone Should Own A Business – Saudat Salami

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Saudat Salami is an agribusiness entrepreneur. She tells THE INTERVIEW how tough the business environment is and how government and stakeholders can put the necessary structures in place so that farmers and others involved in agriculture can make better impact

How exactly did Easyshop Easycook start?

We were born in the kitchen – Josep Roca

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El Celler de Can Roca is a restaurant in Girona, Catalonia, Spain, which was opened in 1986 by the Roca Brothers, Joan, Josep and Jordi.  It has been received warmly by critics, and holds three Michelin stars. In 2013, it was named the best restaurant in the world by the magazine,Restaurant, after having been ranked second in 2011, 2012 and 2014.

Why Nigerian Businesses Don't Outlive Founders - Kola Aina

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Mr. Kola Aina is the Founder of Ventures Platform, an innovation hub created to serve as a community and launch pad for technology-related innovators and entrepreneurs. He shares his vision with The Interview​

How did Ventures Platform begin?

My Research Will Save Millions of Nigerian Lives- Ify Aniebo

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Ify Aniebo is not your regular young woman. Her interest and almost unprecedented focus on scientific research sets her apart from many others by countless miles. She shares her passion with The Interview…

 

Why did you choose to study medicine?

The intricately connected structure of the human body is inspiring. Once I

I started business at 12 – Bayo Adelaja

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Bayo Adelaja has a B.A. (Hons) in English Literature from Durham University and recently finished her MSc in Culture and Society at the London School of Economics (LSE). She worked at the House of Commons as a parliamentary assistant. She also spent some time volunteer work and has had experience as a policy researcher at a leading public affairs company in London.

Family Fame Can Be A Hindrance – Taofick Okoya

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TaofickOkoya is the founder of the indigenous doll factory, Queens of Africa.  In this interview, he speaks about being in a doll making business and says being the son of the famous industrialist, Chief RazaqOkoya, did not open doors for him.

 

I Started With Nothing But An Idea – Lisa Folawiyo

I Started With Nothing But An Idea – Lisa Folawiyo
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Great things never come from comfort zones. Lisa Folawiyo, a lawyer turned fashion designer of a global brand, speaks to The Interviewon why designing is still her passion despite its challenges

 

You said that you started your label at home after the birth of your daughter. How did you get theconcept for the business?

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