Aspire


14
Jun 2017
The Worshipper - Sonnie Badu

The Music Industry is home to so many talents, while most rely on their creative skills and impeccable use of words, there are those who base their entire music career on Proverbs 3:5. One of such “Proverbs 3:5” persons is our Aspire candidate for this month. Currently based in UK, Sonnie Badu began his ministry at a very young age, singing in the capital of Ghana, Accra. Sonnie was raised under a strict Christian upbringing by his parent, Rev. and Mrs. Agyeman Badu, a prominent pastor in Accra. It was through this......

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02
Apr 2017
Man Of Vision

Our Aspire candidate is truly a man of vision, who had dreams from a young age on how to impact his society and with diligence, make his own little difference count. Godwin Benson an Akwa Ibom indigene born in Lagos on the 11th of July 1989, he grew up in a simple Christian family with parents that taught him to love God. The third and “avid reader” child of four children was often regarded as the “destructive” one as he’d disassemble almost everything in an attempt to understand how it worked. Godwin......

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02
Oct 2016
Gifted Hands

Back in the days, graduates who aced their studies literally got begged with prolific job offers due to the booming economic state of Nigeria. In recent times, the decline in the economic state of the country has led Nigerians to venture into alternative sources of income, with a steady rise in the acquisition of knowledge of crafts, creative works and informal trades without any restriction to gender; we now have both gender as auto-mechanics, hair stylists, fashion designers, bus drivers and other occupations with both outperforming each other. To this end, some......

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04
Sep 2016
Leap for gold

Someone once said “Life does not always give you what you want, you have to take from it what you deserve”. Every known note worthy success does not come without a story, no matter how little. This story becomes the flaming torch behind the glory.  In the Rio spirit, aspire brings to you the story of one of its legends. You probably think we are going to give you the bio of someone in their 30s-40s right? Well, pull a cushion, sit back, relax, grab a cup of Choco and please read......

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31
Jul 2016
Paul Orajiaka

‘’Life doesn’t get easier or more forgiving, we get stronger and more resilient’’…Steve Maraboli Life is commonly said to be unfair and thus the promise for which we should we consider the diverse struggles people go through for survival, the exceeding effort and tenacity put into becoming a success compared with the number who eventually “make it” and hopefully make lasting impacts in their generation. The truth is, life won’t seem unfair because the figures don’t add up and the events won’t tally. We all can relate to this but the most......

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03
Jul 2016
Nnamdi Ezeigbo

Our aspire-elect personnel for the month portrays ingenuity, strength of character and tenacity. Born on 4th August 1966, in Delta State, Nnamdi Ezeigbo had his primary school education in Pamol primary school, Sapele and later on proceeded to Ogini Grammar School, Ogharefe both in Delta State, Nigeria. He gained admission into Yaba College of Technology, 1988 where he bagged his Higher National Diploma (HND) degree in Electrical/Electronics Engineering and also partook in the compulsory National Youth Service Corps in 1996 with Guinness Nigeria Plc. Like every aspiring young graduate, Nnamdi hoped for......

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05
Jun 2016
Beyond Limitations - Cobhams Asuquo

“Seest thou a man diligent in his business? he shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before mean men.” There is a common saying that when life gives you lemons, make lemonade out of it; when life throws you a seed, grow a tree out of it. One cannot continue to make excuses for his/her failure and hope to suddenly wake up to a net worth of $2 billion. Today’s aspirant represents hope, determination and light to youths and even adults in every cadre of life. Quickly and gradually transforming to......

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21
May 2016
Underdogged

Our Aspire story takes the weirdest of studies in portraying one of life’s most lessons in perserverance, teamspirit, underdog positivity and hardwork. Most of us can relate to certain instances when lots are drawn and every logical and mathematical postulation and calculation falls into odds for us. Bringing the story home, you sometimes hear terms like “Even if God would come down, you can’t just make it, you can’t pass, you can’t get the contract, no one will marry you”; Yes, those times when we are written off. Notwithstanding, our references reflects......

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