Our #AfricanGoodNews for the week highlights the Nigerian music industry which has experienced tremendous success with so many amazing artistes doing great work. Currently, Burna Boy, Davido and Wizkid are unarguably 3 of Africa’s biggest artistes. From awards to sold out concerts in global venues, show fees, top tracks, interviews, features and more, these guys
I got this very powerful piece from Olusola Lanre Coaching Academy (OLCA) alumna and Healthy Living Coach, Lola Udabor and I thought to share and expound on it as it’s in line with our series. According to her, seeing #TheLionKing movie wasn’t exactly new to her, considering that it’s almost an exact replica of the
Who are you? What’s in a name? What do you call yourself?What do people call you? Does it really matter what your name is? Why Abram to Abraham? Sarai to Sarah, Saul to Paul? Why did I change my name from Kupoluyi (death takes an eminent person) to Olusola (God makes great and wealthy as it pleases Him)?
I learn a lot from watching series and movies and so when I heard about “When They See Us”, I quickly threw myself into it and wow, nothing prepared me for the depth of emotions that hit me every step of the way as I watched the true-life story. As I watched the series again
If you haven’t seen the series “When you see us” on Netflix you need to do so. There are many life lessons embedded in the true-life story which aligns with our series on the 6 things you can’t do without in Life (IDENTITY, FAITH-HOPE-DESTINY, LIFE & LIVING, RELATIONSHIP & LOVE, TIME, TIMING & TIMELINESS AND
Still on the concept of stolen identities and Africa’s reawakening. Africa has lost her authentic IDENTITY and have been given a pseudo identity, just like Theon Greyjoy lost his authentic identity in Game of Thrones and was given a pseudo identity and a different name Reek, by his new captor and master. Once Theon lost
THE FUTURE OF AFRICA LIES IN OUR IDENTITY, UNION AND UNITY The Future of Nigeria and Africa at large is in the hands of ALL of us at home and away, especially our youth who are the key to our transformation. For Africa to rise, we must: Believe in ourselves Regain our sense of IDENTITY and UNITY
Before I start, I will like to stress that IDENTITY alone without the complement of other critical life principles can be an all-consuming fire. We saw it play out in Season 8, when Daenerys went mad with her dragon and destroyed King’s Landing, the capital city of Westeros’, the seat of the Iron Throne and
“Who and what are you in the dark, when there’s no external encouragement, ovation or accolade?” – The Catalyst Arya in Game of Thrones became a blind, faceless girl, stripped of everything she held onto just to find her true Essence, Path and IDENTITY. You will have to also INTENTIONALLY strip yourself of ALL worldly
I have discovered that people are struggling and will always struggle to create value In their lives, careers or businesses simply because they can’t tell the difference between their characteristics (functionalities) and their identity. Most people are getting this identity question wrong. Do you know that your characteristics (functionalities) are different from your identity?