Oluyinka writes to encourage anyone who is going through challenges. She graduated with a degree in French from the University of Ibadan and holds a Masters In Linguistics from the University College, London.
After graduating from University of Ibadan in 1990, she joined BSR CO. (NIG) LTD (A FRENCH CATERING COMPANY) where she worked as a manager at Shell Petroleum Development Company’s Guest Houses at Muri Okunola Street and Amodu Tijani Close, respectively, and at Agip Guest House located at Elsie Femi Pearse Street, Victoria Island; all run by BSR.
She worked very briefly thereafter (1994-1999) at United Bank for Africa as a SUB-MANAGER before proceeding to set up her own business.
She founded Kikez Pots and Pans a catering company of high repute in May 1999 that has since been in the business of providing quality catering services to MNCs and corporate clients like;
THE BRITISH COUNCIL, LAGOS
TRIGEN HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS
UTC NIG. PLC
KINGS COLLEGE OLD BOYS ASSOCIATION
EMTS – ETISALAT
WESTCOMM WIRELESS LIMITED
DOWEN COLLEGE, LAGOS
BRIDGEHOUSE COLLEGE, LAGOS and
THE PINEFIELD SCHOOLS, LEKKI.
In 2009 she added event management activities to her portfolio and coordinated and managed International seminars as well as hitch events for DRNL CONSULT/BNP PARIBAS EXPORT CREDIT FINANCE SEMINAR, JUNE 2010
NIGERIA ARMY FINANCE CORPS – ANNUAL NASA DAY FEBRUARY, 2009.
In 2014 Oluyinka founded Kikez Place of Praise, where she runs skills acquisition and motivational programmes for young ladies. (The Fire Up Series.) She plays hostess and leads worship at a weekly praise meeting (Wednesdays 12-1pm). (Pre COVID 19)
She is a prolific writer, a teacher/trainer and an entrepreneur. She is also a certified therapist from the University of Reading.
She sits on the board of Golden Suites and Restaurants.
Oluyinka is happily married to Timothy Ego-Martins and they are blessed with wonderful children.
Pastor Evelyn Nobei
Evelyn Nobei has a BSc in Business Administration from the University of Ibadan. She is a member of the board of directors of teen princess projects an outreach for counselling teenagers who have been sexually abused and molested
She is the author of Daily Appetizer Devotional under the Courtyard umbrella and also the convener of monthly Care Tuesday for widows and single mothers as well as Amen Praise for the physically challenged.
She is the founder of Royal Daughters of Praise Fellowship, with branches in Australia and USA.
The CEO of Eve Kleen Republic, the producer and supplier of Eve Boom house cleaning products.
She is a seasoned counsellor and certified therapist from Monash Univetstity and University of Reading.
Ifeoluwa Jaiyesimi also known as the Revolutionary Righter is a writer for The Place of Praise Blog. She is an enthusiastic lover of Christ and is passionate about teaching the word of God, especially to the younger generation.
She has been called to the Nigerian Bar and is a lawyer by profession. She studied at the University of Essex, United Kingdom for her undergraduate degree. Also, she previously attended Educational Advancement Centre, Ibadan, Nigeria for her A-levels and Christ Ambassadors International College for her Secondary Education, where she held the post of Senior Prefect Girl.
Ifeoluwa enjoys public speaking, writing, baking and reading. She is an artist at heart and also has a flair for music and art.
She prays that one day the hearts of all people will be reconciled with Christ and the world will stay basking in the love, grace and mercies of God.
Word of advice,
Matthew 6:33 King James Version (KJV)
But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.
Jide Charles is an entrepreneur and the Founder and Lead Developer at Exploits Group. He believes nothing is impossible and is passionate about providing solutions to unique challenges using ICT and Media as tools.
Jide loves to work on website application projects and motion-graphic designs. He is a Christian and serves as a leader in the Media Department of Harvesters International Christian Center.
Jide loves to cook, travel and spend time with family and friends.
Faithful Ndubueze is a graduate of the University of Lagos, Nigeria where she studied Cell
Biology and Genetics. She previously attended the International School, University of Lagos,
She is a firm believer in mental wholeness and well-being. She radiates positive energy always
and thinks nothing is impossible. She is passionate about God, her friends and family and is fiercely loyal Faithful Ndubueze was the team lead for Fire Up! 1.0 – A life coaching and skill acquisition
program for young ladies hosted by The Place of Praise in November, 2019. She also looks
forward to being a part of more diets of Fire Up!
She has volunteered in numerous projects such as HSAP (Harvesters Skill Acquisition Program), FCMB Women in business launch in March 2019, Ewa Bíye (A jewelry brand) business launch and more. Faithful believes in the beauty and gift of people and their right to be soothed during emotional breakdowns. She listens to and counsels others every chance she gets 😉