ScholarX Blogs


Opportunity Hub with Bola Lawal: Don’t Let Lack of Funds Limit Your Dreams of Higher Education

Source: Bola Lawal, Co-founder & CEO, ScholarX @bwlofhouston www.scholarx.co

The great Nelson Mandela once said; “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” and this has never been truer for Africa. We live in a time where we need to build for the future of Africa – a future where we create solutions to solve issues like poverty, il...

Opportunity Hub with Bola Lawal: 4 Key Things Nigerians Need to Unlearn in Order to Be Successful

Source: Bola Lawal, Co-founder & CEO, ScholarX @bwlofhouston www.scholarx.co

During one of my usual social media “excursions” I came across a post by a friend of mine based in Houston. He was responding to a comment around sending stubborn children back to Nigeria to go learn some “sense”. Sense meaning, being ‘flogged” into shape to learn to respectful and absorb ou...

Opportunity Hub with Bola Lawal: Set a Goal, Learn a New Language

Source: Bola Lawal, Co-founder & CEO, ScholarX @bwlofhouston www.scholarx.co

Last month, I was invited to speak at a major African Tech conference in Paris, France, and I was extremely excited about the opportunity to share my views on a range of topics concerning the growing youth population in Africa. Specifically, on access to education and how it directly affects Human C...

Exposure: The meat in the PIE of Success!

Source: Bola Lawal, Co-founder & CEO, ScholarX @bwlofhouston www.scholarx.co

So, I just left Lagos, where I had been for the past week; WORKING. Yes, I worked my tail off to attend as many business meetings, make key acquaintances, set the ground work for vital partnerships, eat amala Whitehouse, enjoy as many Café Neo locations and oh that other thing called MEDIA. Plea...