Year: 2013

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Website MakeoverIn my eBook, Website Makeover, I have referred to the resources listed below. I have been using them all to help create, develop and manage this site. In the spirit of material disclosure, some of the links below are affiliate/referral links. I know you will find these resources useful and I wish you good luck with creating your website.

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Don’t Give Up

I learnt a lesson recently about the admonition I have read so many times: Don’t give up. The breakthrough maybe just round the bend.

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My junior brother, a university lecture  arrived Lagos from Jo’Burg, South Africa after completing his Doctorate degree programme in Urban & Regional Planning. He needed money and asked me to escort him to the nearest branch of United Bank of Africa, (UBA) he saw on his way home from the airport, to get some cash with his ATM card.

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Storyteller, Reviewer – Interview with Susan Keefe (2 October 2013)

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Some time in April, Susan sent me an email asking me if I’d publish a review she’d written. I took some time to reply because, at the time, my little dachshund had passed away. When I told her what had happened, she was very lovely and told me something I’ll never forget: with time the pain will become less, but the bond lasts forever. Since then, we’ve been keeping in touch and I asked if she’d agree to be interviewed. I was glad she did and here’s her story.

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Searching for a job?…What’s your experience? (2)

Final extract from my new book titled…Corruption Stop It!..Let my people go

Theodora left home early on the day of oral interview without eating breakfast. She did not want a repeat of what happened last time. The venue was crowded with job seekers and she wondered if everyone passed the aptitude test.  They were called in threes into a room for the interview. Suddenly she heard a loud call out: Theodora Tom! She looked up and was directed to another room. Entering, she saw the manager who came out the other day to usher her into the aptitude test.

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Searching for a job?…What’s your experience? (1)

Final extract from my new book titled…Corruption Stop It!..Let my people go

Theodora dashed across the busy road into the front desk office of GoJobs Consultants at Ikeja, Lagos mainland breathing heavily. This is an outsourcing company that recruits and deploys staff for other companies. She was flustered and confused because she arrived late. She had moved at breathtaking speed on commercial motorbike branded okada in Nigeria, to the venue of aptitude test for a job. This was the first invitation for interview she got after almost three years of fruitless search for a job.

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