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Why all the buzz about black Friday…

Some business owners have started their Black Friday sales, while others are all geared up for it. Traditionally, Black Friday is the Friday after Thanksgiving in the United States, and the last Friday in November. Now, it may be done on every Friday in November, or any other day. In fact, for many businesses, black Friday sales runs throughout November,…

5 Major Business Lessons from Kunle Afolayan’s Anikulapo

5 Major Business Lessons from Kunle Afolayan’s Anikulapo

The movie Anikulapo, directed by Kunle Afolayan, is a masterpiece that brilliantly captures the themes of causes and effects, consequences and other deep-rooted concepts that affect individuals when they find themselves in various situations of life. Anikulapo narrates the story of Saro, played by Kunle Remi, who arrived in Oyo as a traditional textile weaver (Aso-ofi). He later found himself…

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Why is it called the Black Market?

I first heard the term “black market” sometime in 2007. I think fuel was retailing at N65 per litre at the time. A fellow youth in my church bought 20 litres of fuel for a youth programme and reported that she bought it at N75 per litre. Even though I could not understand why a person would opt to buy…

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