The vehicle market can take a bit of navigating, especially if you are in the market for a moderately priced vehicle. If you are in the market for any sort of four(4) wheel, three(3) wheel or two(2) wheel passenger vehicle, there are two(2) popular options available to you.

You could decide to buy a new vehicle outrightly, acquire a loan to buy, pay on instalments, or you could decide to lease.

To avoid buyer’s remorse, you want to make the most educated decision possible, one that is right for you. …


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We Asked Some Professionals in Lagos, Nigeria, About Their Commutes, Here’s What We Found Out

Background

Traffic congestion in major cities is a bit of a norm today. None more so than Africa’s largest economy, Lagos, Nigeria. The most affected segment of the population is the working class. They are, by far, the largest contributors to the morning and evening rush.

In fairness, you can get an idea of how Lagos came to become the 2nd most stressful city in the world.

Living in Lagos takes a bit of navigating.

We asked what people hated most about their commutes to work, and you probably guessed it, TRAFFIC. People do not like to sit in traffic…


Elon Musk is an avid reader. If you didn’t, now you know. Billionaire businessman Elon Musk has never been shy about sharing books he thinks are good reads and we’re grateful for it. Musk started to share his recommendations via his Twitter account many years ago. Since then he has recommended over 60 books for interested parties to pick up.

We’ve gone through the list a fair bit and right now we have 5 Favourites we wanted to let you in on.

To the list then.

Screw Business As Usual; Turning Capitalism Into a Force For Good. By Richard Branson


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Being productive these days seems like a herculean effort. There are so many things that can take our attention off what we ought to be doing. This by no means reduces our deliverables by the way. This means that we have to fight to navigate managing our time and managing our focus.

Most employees are interrupted every 3 minutes and it takes 23 minutes to get back to focusing on what they were doing.

The internet in offices is used for so many things other than work. Facebook alone costs employers $28 billion every year.

How can we be productive…


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Getting people or entities to back your idea is never easy. Whether you’re looking for an angel investor or a venture capitalist, you need to bring your a-game throughout the process. The success of your business depends on it.

We now know that only 50% of small new businesses survive after five(5) years in business, and the businesses in this percentile get a couple of things right, from the initial stages.

From making sure your business idea will hold water, getting the right people interested in it, and convincing them to invest, there are many areas where things could go…


The aim of automotive financing companies is to avail people of products and services that help them purchase vehicles, even when they can’t pay for them upfront. They are typically offered by banks, credit unions, among other financial institutions.

Auto financing services could range from payment instalment packages to offering full loans for vehicle purchase. At the moment, the industry is going through a transformation.

Industry research reported that the automotive finance market size was valued at US$232.09 billion in 2020, and is expected to continue to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.0% from 2021 to…


Transportation systems and their efficiency or inefficiency have a significant impact on society. This is why efforts from engineering experts are always focused heavily on improving these systems.

We are now in a time of unprecedented advancements in transport technology. These forays are truly something to be excited about. With the transportation services market tapped to reach $7.8 Trillion by 2027, safe, affordable, and efficient transportation is now a goal for companies across the globe.

A few of these technologies have been placed ahead of the pack. …


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Gen Z is a general term used to refer to people born between 1997–2012. As it is, they are typically within the age of nine to twenty-four (9–24). Gen Zers in Nigeria are often characterized as being averse to stressful situations, as they are always on the lookout for ways to make life easier for themselves and others; hence, their keen sense for innovating.

We talked to a few Gen Zers about what their daily transportation routes are like; below is a summary of our survey:

  • Fifi, a nineteen-year-old UNILAG student:

Choosing a means of transportation personally is based on…


There’s always a bit of confusion when it’s comes to how to obtain a motorcycle license in Nigeria. A lot of people get confused about the difference between the National Driver’s License and the Rider’s Permit. Let’s clear that up.

The Rider’s Permit is a separate entity from the National Driver’s License (NDL). If you own a KeKe or a Motorcycle, you need a Rider’s Permit as well as a National Driver’s License (NDL) to operate your vehicle on Nigerian roads. It is important to have an NDL, as an NDL serves largely as a database collection for the authorities.


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Giving a speech or making a presentation is never easy. There is an immediate pressure that comes with delivering it well. It could be a simple speech at a friend’s wedding or a presentation to a potential client. Whatever the situation may be, having and using a few tools and strategies before the presentation, can be a big help.

The good thing is that there has been a bit of research that has gone into the field of public speaking. And learning how to impress people from the stage can be achieved by applying simple tools. …

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MAX is a mobility company that uses technology to make moto-taxis safe, affordable and accessible to underserved communities in Africa.

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