The Writer's Network
A private cluster of contributors
Dapo Adelegan Original
Born in Lagos on the 20th of April 1962, Dapo had his primary education at Ladi-lak Institute in Yaba and had his secondary education at the CMS Grammar School Lagos where he concluded his O levels. He had his A levels at the School of Arts and Science Ikare, Ondo State.
Mohammed Garuba is one of the co-founders of CardinalStone Partners Limited. Prior to joining the firm, he served as Director of Equity Securities at Renaissance Capital where he was responsible for setting up and driving the company’s securities trading and sales business in Nigeria.
MUSTAPHA NJIE (TAF), is the man behind the success story called TAF AFRICA GLOBAL LIMITED. Born in The Gambia, he has over 44 years of hands-on experience across all levels of the construction and real estate business. TAF AFRICA GLOBAL, which is registered in 8 African countries with dominance in The Gambia and Nigeria, was birthed in 1990.
Fayo Williams, B.Pharm, MSc., MAW FIMCB, is an International Labour Organization (ILO) – Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB) Master Trainer and Certified Management Consultant with background in Pharmacy and Managing Consultant of Simply Exponential Consult Ltd.
Renée Etokakpan is a Project Management for Construction graduate from UCL who has been awarded the Derwent London Prize (2021), the Bartlett Faculty Medal and Prize (2021) and a 1st Class Honours in recognition of her outstanding academic performance, remarkable dissertation, and dedication to fostering a stronger academic community. Her Project Management experience is varied, having worked to build and support high performing teams in Publishing, Pharmaceuticals, E-commerce and Academic Research. Renée is primarily motivated by a passion for learning and building community, as evidenced through her registered charity, Vi Editions. In 2019, she played a leading role in co-founding a publishing house that aims to uplift the voices of traditionally marginalised creatives and writers. Similarly, her research is rooted in Intersectionality and Identity and seeks to document the experiences of marginalised individuals in the workplace through the framework of ‘Intersectional Identity Work’.