Maker’s Corner

Legal Practitioner: Tunde Ibidapo-Obe on Nigeria is Enterprising

On this episode of Nigeria is Enterprising, we talk with Tunde Ibidapo-Obe, a legal practitioner and the founder of Lawpadi. Lawpadi is an online resource used to educate inidividuals and businesses about the laws in Nigeria in a quick, effective and understandable way. Tunde shares some legal considerations to be aware of when doing business […]

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Marketing Specialist: Azad Abdullahi

On this episode of “Nigeria is Enterprising”, we talk with Azad Abdullahi, a marketing specialist, who tells us about how he got into marketing and provides some local insights on what it takes to market your product or service successfully in Nigeria.     Interview Highlights Things that are important when marketing in Nigeria: Tapping […]

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FMCG Distributor: Ayo Salako

  In this episode of “Nigeria is Enterprising”, we interview Ayo Salako – a fast-moving consumer goods FMCG distributor in Nigeria. He talks about the business landscape of distribution in Nigeria – the opportunities and challenges. He also dishes out some valuable advice for people looking to get into the business and companies looking to […]

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Repurposed Jewelry

REPURPOSED JEWELRY   If you’re like me, you have a lot broken jewelry – one missing earring, broken clasps, tarnished pieces, etc., and you’ve been keeping them hoping for a miracle. It’s about to happen.  Slip on your craft gloves and enjoy this fun DIY project!   Items Needed: Broken jewelry Pliers Glue Marker/Pen Picture […]

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Stylish Coaster

I made this coaster and thought I should share the steps that I took to get my final product. Get a decent looking wooden plank and evenly measure how you want to cut it up. Cut off the long side of the plank that is not going to be used. Cut along the measured line […]

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Quick Fancy Hair Bands

Today, we’ll be looking at really simple hair bands you can make to – match your outfits, solve bad-hair-day problems or add a fancy touch to your outfit. Difficulty Level: Ridiculously Easy Time: 10mins Items Needed Fabric (will be cut into strips based on the circumference of the head that will wear the band) A […]

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Simple Baileys Cream and Coconut Dessert

So, I made the ‘no fuss coconut cake’ last weekend- Thanks @T-tos!! It was beyond yummy, and easy to make too. I decided to use the coconut cake to make a lil dessert/night cap to wrap up the weekend (last Sunday) and relax one last time before the week started… All you need is a […]

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Perfect Weekend Cocktail – The Wellington

First of all, you should know that I named this drink “the Wellington” a few minutes ago…so don’t go up to a bartender demanding “the Wellington” without knowing what it is, before the guy (or babe) will try and shame you. So, a little background on this drink… I really like Grand Marnier and I’m always […]

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Super Simple Cheesecake

I love cheesecake. I mean I REALLY  loooove cheesecake. I love cooking and figured I could make a simple cheesecake at home. Googled it, and voila! Found an easy recipe, amended it slightly, so here goes: Ingredients Biscuit Base: 300g Digestive Biscuits 50g Butter- Melted Cheese Filling: 380g Cream Cheese 100g Cream The juice from […]

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Making Beats: The Basics

There comes a time in life when you have a beat playing in your head or a song/a melody floating in your mind, and you realize that you have never heard that sound or beat before. That is probably because you just created something new – now wouldn’t it be great if you express that […]

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Very Simple Coconut Cake

This is a no-fuss coconut cake recipe that requires no fancy mixing tools or preparation. However, in order for all ingredients to blend together well, they must be at ROOM TEMPERATURE. LIST of INGREDIENTS 3 cups (300 grams) sifted flour 300 grams unsalted butter, room temperature – Not Margarine 1 cup (200 grams) granulated white sugar 6 large eggs, room temperature 100 grams unsweetened coconut […]

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Keep-sake Ornaments: Flower Vase

I was working on some customer’s bridal bouquets a few weeks ago when I realized I wouldn’t be able to make my usual Sunday trip to visit my Grandma. So, I looked at the extra stalks of roses I had and decided to make her a little ornament for her dresser. It’s really simple too. […]

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Quick recipe for home-made granola

Difficulty: Easy, Total time: 45mins Makes: 3-4 cups  Ingredients: 4 cups of rolled oats (not instant oats) 2 cups sweetened shredded coconuts 1 cup sliced or chopped nuts or seeds 1 ½ tablespoons of packed light brown sugar ½ cup of honey ½-1 tsp vanilla extract ½ cup olive oil (can use vegetable oil) 1 […]

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