Dr. Nini Iyizoba is a Medical doctor, a passionate advocate for women’s health and an entrepreneur. Her journey into medicine began at St. John's University in New York, where she received her undergraduate degree in Biology/PreMed.
‘My hijab is my identity’– Nihmatallah Akashat
Nihmatallah Akashat is a Lawyer, Wife, Mom and one of the beautiful faces on the popular daytime show “Your View”. The graduate of Law from the Lagos State University; stands out daily with her Hijab on our screen, reflecting the beauty of inclusion and showing us that the hijab is not a hindrance in any way to women fulfilling their God-given purpose.
Osas Ighodaro: As women, we usually put others’ interest, well-being before ours’
I had the opportunity to meet with the Nairbox team some time ago and I spoke to them about my yearly fundraiser where we raise funds for my NGO, the Joyful Joy Foundation.
‘Being a woman never prevented me from rising to the top’
Tell us a bit about your background? I was born in London, United Kingdom but grew up in Nigeria, where I attended University of Lagos Staff School, the International School, Lagos and later...
‘I’m not ashamed to be a newspaper vendor’- Lamidi Opeyemi
My childhood prepared me for what I do, I was born and brought up in Kuta Ayedire local government in Osun state. My late mother was a pepper seller, she introduced me to the business...
I have never been afraid to start again from ground zero or reinvent myself
Winihin Jemide is a horticulturist, certified life coach, public speaker and most recently, an actress. A graduate of Law from the University of Maiduguri, she is presently studying for a doctorate in Professional Studies and also qualifying as a transformational life strategist.
‘Many people think the meat industry is a dirty job’ - Derin Shotunde ‘Eleran’
Derinsola, popular known as “Deerin Eleran” runs a meat shop named Deerin Meat And Food Product, a business she started after her salesgirl ran off with all her savings. According to Derin, a lot of people felt she was crazy to think she could thrive in a male-dominated field, but Derin focused on her goal.
Ugoma Adegoke: We provide a platform for the celebration of film as art form’
Ugoma Adegoke is a creative entrepreneur, gallerist, and foremost multi-arts curator. Founding director and chief curator of BLOOM Art, Lagos, she describes herself as a tireless community builder, arts advocate, passionate art collector and dynamic tastemaker.
‘I was never sexually assaulted at any point in my career’ - Toby Grey
The Nigerian music industry is evolving and music stars are also re-inventing themselves, fans get to enjoy diverse sounds and unique music from different genres, some are infusing culture into their craft while others reflect the pop side.
‘We do not yet have effective regulatory body for the practice of management consultancy’
Dr Ije Jidenma is an accomplished Management Consultant and Professional. She holds a PhD degree in Psychology with specialisation in Psychometrics from University of Lagos..
‘Everyday, babies and mothers die for very trivial reasons like malaria, fake drugs, bad drinking water’
I studied law at the University of Lagos before going on to read international business and marketing at the American Intercontinental University, London.