Funke Susan Medun is the director and founder of management consulting and business support organisation Leap World Limited, an organisation that is helping Small-to-Medium Enterprises (SMEs) take their businesses to the next level. She takes delight in ensuring that SMEs get the right access to the market and reach their desired target. Starting out... I do not think that starting out takes rocket science. Also, it is not as if you can just sit comfortably in your house and hope that things fall into place. Starting out is about you putting your mind to it. It’s been a whole lot ...
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SIMagazine-Zainab Ibrahim

Zainab Ibrahim: Depopulating Nigeria’s Labour Market, One Job At A Time

The MD/CEO of House of Maya Concepts, Zainab Ibrahim, delved into fashion accidentally – no interest, no push. All she did was follow her parent’s lead and brush up her sewing skills. Now, the 23-year-old graduate of computer science is an employer of labour. Starting up… It was stressful at first. I didn’t have any plan of getting into fashion, because I was totally fixated on working in a bank. After graduation in 2014, seeing that I was already learning how to sew and I was getting impatient as a result of the delay in processing our NYSC papers, my ...
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Glory Udom: Leveraging on #BuyMadeInNigeriaGoods

Glory Udom: Leveraging on #BuyMadeInNigeriaGoods Glory Udom, a graduate of Microbiology from the University of Uyo, decided to create a job for herself rather than wait to be employed. She started making jewelries and, today, Dache Pearls, her brand name, has become a household name in the South-South region of Nigeria where she resides. Starting up… The day you make up your mind to start a business is the day you begin a journey of faith. You don’t get to see what happens the next day and the day after, but you get to think it, work at it and ...
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