23rd September 2020
  • 9:11 pm Through the Eyes of Ides Ofune – Women Shouldn’t Have to Choose Between Motherhood and Higher Education
  • 7:30 am The Rising Cost of Private Schools in Nigeria
  • 2:42 pm Meet Lawrence Okon Founder of Read Empire with the aim of alleviating poverty among young graduates
  • 4:58 pm Prevention is Better than Rehabilitation says 24 Year Old Adebimpe Adebara Founder of Piece of my Heart Foundation
  • 3:48 pm Read about how Pamela Stephen established Fortress Foundation to help teenagers overcome sexual abuse
  • 12:46 pm How to successfully develop a reading habit
Read Empire

Our Desert Bloomer for this week is Lawrence Okon. He is an entrepreneur living in Nigeria who loves sharing his knowledge on growing businesses online. He is a web developer, a blogger and a writer. Due to his drive for mental and emotional well-being of young people, he is currently enrolled in a mental psychology […]

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How to successfully develop a reading habit

I started a knowledge series a month ago where I review books and articles drawing out critical insights that are useful for personal development. Ever since I started, if I saved a dollar every time someone asked me how I manage to read the books I review, I think I would be richer that Jeff […]

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Dr Weyinmi Erikowa Orighoye

There are some people you admire and wholeheartedly know that when they lay their hands on anything, you trust it will be fantastic. When I got to know that this person had published a journal, I knew I had to go get it. Indeed, it was fantastic! Meet the self-published author of “A Life’s Journey […]

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Intentional Parenting

Desert Bloom Initiative is excited to interview Kehinde Mosopefoluwa Babajide as she launches her new initiative, Intentional Parenting. Kehinde has a B.A in French from the Obafemi Awolowo University, an Advanced Diploma in Early Childhood Education from the University of Lagos, a Certificate in Advanced Parenting Skills from Alison Online Learning. As a seasoned educator, […]

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Godbless Akaighe

As a Doctoral Researcher in the area of ‘Dark Personality Traits’ and having had the opportunity to serve as a ‘Child Pastor’ for 20 years, I combine theoretical understanding and practical experience of child psychology to discuss the childhood roots of narcissism. Narcissism is defined as a personality trait or disorder that everything a person […]

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Emmanuel Etti

Anger is a healthy emotion. It’s normal and neither good nor bad. It’s a healthy emotion as any other because it conveys a message, telling you that a situation is upsetting, unjust or threatening. It becomes unhealthy or a problem when you express it in a way that hurt others. Simply put, anger is a […]

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Godbless Akaighe

How do you let go of past hurts and move on? This is a question many of us ask ourselves each time we experience heartache or emotional pain. Holding on to the past can be a conscious and cognitive decision just as letting go and moving forward. This article is divided into three sections. First, […]

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Sheryl Sandberg

I got to know about the Book, “Lean In” by Sheryl Sandberg after reading Michelle Obama’s memoire “Becoming”. In it, Michelle alluded to the fact that it’s not always possible for women to “lean in”. I had come across this phrase several times and became curious as to what it really meant. I decided to […]

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It’s no news that a large proportion of people are working from home due these unprecedented times of the covid-19 pandemic. Working from home may involve carrying out research like myself, running a business or plain doing your formal work hours while carefully balancing the role of a parent and spouse. While it might sound […]

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Pandemic non-for profit organisation in Africa

I recently worked with a non for profit organisation to help them map out specific initiatives they could undertake in Nigeria during this crisis. Indeed, there is a lot to be done given the state of the continent in order serve the interests of the society and ease the burden of people as they go […]

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