Alheri Bingi holds a degree in History and International Studies from the University of Ilorin, and an A2 French degree from Alliance Francaise. She also has a certification in Business Management and is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM). Alheri writes and blogs, and prior to her current role she was a media sales representative at tolet.com.ng, a fashion stylist at Spice TV, and a personal assistant at RM Looks.
CN: What are your primary responsibilities at work?
Selling advert spaces, maintaining relationships, and getting our magazine out there.
CN: What qualities would you say are absolutely essential for a successful sales career?
CN: What do you like most about working as a media sales representative?
Meeting new people, building new connections, and improving my communication skills.
CN: What do you like least about it?
The rude reception one sometimes gets from clients, clients who don’t show up or arrive late, and promise breakers.
CN: What advice do you wish someone had given you as an undergraduate?
CN: If there were any other career that you would choose, what would it be?
CN: Who are your role models?
I admire Mark Zuckerberg and Lee Shau Kee.
CN: Which books have really made a difference in the way you think and live?
48 Laws of Power
Chinyere Anarado studied Estate Management at the University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus where she graduated with a Second Class Upper. She is currently Head, Facilities Management Department at Dayola Property & Development Company. CN: What were you doing prior to this? Upon graduation in 2010, I was posted to Lagos State for the compulsory one year National Youths Service Corps where I worked as a Real Estate Officer at Greenwich Trust Limited, an investment bank. After NYSC, I sought and got...
Self-described maid whisperer Ore Sonola holds a degree in Biochemistry from the University of Ilorin and spent 4 years as a relationship manager with United Bank for Africa before switching to her current career in 2015. CN: What’s your job description as a maid whisperer? I work to prevent maid tragedies from happening by creating enlightening resources that will help women all through the process of hiring a maid. My resources are also designed to improve employer-maid relationships and...
Freelance writer Amina Oke has an undergraduate degree in English Language from the University of Ilorin, Nigeria, and a Masters’ degree in International Relations from the University of Birmingham, UK. CN: Have you always wanted to be a writer? No. However, I have written for leisure since secondary school. I wrote a whole poem book when I was in secondary school. So maybe the desire had always been there, but I only ever decided to write full time three years ago. CN: You write about...
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