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Today is International Women’s Day
Happy International Women’s Day to ALL WOMEN facing life and smashing their goals despite all challenges.
And we celebrate you!
AGS LightBox Session: Using LinkedIn to Drive Your Personal Branding Visibility
Our Lightbox session this week is one for the career builders and everyone interested in building a Personal Brand.
Our coach for today has worked with multinational brands and carved an niche for herself in Branding and Marketing.
Fiyin is the East & West Africa Marketing Manager: Sensodyne at - GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare with responsibility for Nigeria, Kenya, Mauritius, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Ghana, Gambia. Her experience straddles across brand management, innovation, digital marketing and recruitment across Africa and Europe gained through managing world class brands.
She’s been nominated for the renown 'The Future Awards Africa' Prize in the professional service category for excellence and impact in the corporate world. Fiyin is a seasoned speaker who’s spoken at many industry conferences and networks across Nigeria, Kenya, Turkey, Pakistan and the UK.
An avid believer in the power of knowledge transfer and helping people rise to become the best they can be, she started EmpowerU; an emerging enterprise that trains and equips individuals with employability skills and tools they need to excel in the workplace.
If you know anyone who these sessions will be useful for, Share with them so they can download our AGS Tribe app on the iOS or Android store, then upgrade to either the Silver (N5,000 monthly) or Gold (N50,000 annually) membership to participate in our weekly capacity building sessions, AGS Lightbox.
We look forward to seeing you this Thursday at 8PM.
Naira starts week at N411/$1 as oil price finally hits $70
Naira depreciated against the US Dollar on Friday as it closed at N411 to a dollar at the NAFEX window as oil price rallies to $69.36 per barrel. Read more…
International Women’s Day 2021 – Meet 16 Women Leading Earth’s Restoration
It’s the International Women’s Day, 2021! To mark this phenomenal day, the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) is throwing the spotlight on 16 female leaders working to protect and restore the global natural capital through science, finance, policymaking, read more…
CBN explains why it introduced cash for dollar scheme
In a series of tweets on the evening of the 6th of March, the Twitter handle of the Central Bank of Nigeria explained why it offered the Naira4Dollar Scheme in favour of diaspora Nigerians who are seeking to inflow money into Nigeria. Read more…
FG proposes new taxes on petroleum products, beverages, telecommunications
The FG is moving to increase its revenue-generating capacity to fund the 2021 Appropriation Act. Read more…
Niger’s president Issoufou wins coveted Mo Ibrahim prize
Mahamadou Issoufou, who is stepping down as president of coup-prone Niger after two terms in office, on Monday won Africa’s top prize for leadership.
He was awarded the 2020 Mo Ibrahim Prize for facing “seemingly insurmountable challenges”, ranging from deep poverty to jihadism and desertification. Read more…
Bamboo’s current rate for buying U.S Stocks weakens to N492/$1
Bamboo is currently offering its users a premium of more than 20% compared to the official exchange rate. Read more…
Twitter CEO auctions his first-ever tweet on Twitter, bidding at $2.5 million
Jack Dorsey is auctioning his first-ever tweet on a website that sells tweets as non-fungible tokens. Read more…
Giannis wins Kobe Bryant MVP Award
Damian Lillard nailed a game-ending three-pointer from just inside halfcourt as LeBron James improved to 4-0 as an NBA All-Star Game captain with a 170-150 win over Team Durant on Sunday night. Read more…
Huge explosions rock Equatorial Guinea's main city
At least 17 people have died and more than 400 have been injured in a series of explosions near a military barracks in Equatorial Guinea, officials say.
Sunday's blasts, in the main city of Bata, were caused by "negligence" around the storage of dynamite at the barracks, the country's president said. Read more…
Meghan and Harry interview: I didn't want to be alive any more, duchess says
In a deeply personal TV interview, Meghan told Oprah Winfrey that she did not get help when she asked for it. She said a low point was when Harry was asked by an unnamed family member "how dark" their son Archie's skin might be. Read more…
Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott remarries after divorce from Jeff Bezos
Teacher Dan Jewett said he had married Scott in a post dated Saturday to their webpage on the philanthropic organization the Giving Pledge started by Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffet. Read more…
‘Royalty Not A Shield From Racism’: Serena Williams, Bernice King Lead Public Support For Meghan And Harry Following Oprah Interview
Several celebrities in the U.S. have expressed their support for Harry and Meghan, Duke and Duchess of Sussex, after the couple made several stunning revelations about the British royals in an interview with Oprah Winfrey which aired on Sunday night, read more…
AGS Quote of the Day
“Well-behaved women rarely make history.”