The past decade more than ever, has witnessed a surge in the number of women filmmakers in Nigeria. Kemi Adetiba, Omoni Oboli, Mo Abudu, Bolanle Austen-Peters, Tope Oshin and more, have built on the legacy created by legends like the late Amaka Igwe to create blockbusters and shows that have broken and continue to break…
Bisi Fayemi: Our focus on Covid-19
Erelu Bisi Fayemi is Ekiti’s First Lady, a Feminist Activist, Gender and Development Specialist, Social Entrepreneur, Policy Advocate, and Writer. She is the Chief Executive Officer of Above Whispers Media Group, an offshoot of an online community called Abovewhispers.com.
‘Women should not be afraid to leave their comfort zones and diversify their professional backgrounds’
Chinenye Monde-Anumihe has built a career weaving the fields of international relations and human rights with business and development. She has years of international experience working in Anglophone and Francophone Africa, Europe, and the United States for business, government and non-profit organizations engaging C and D-level executives, Heads of State and senior government officials. An…
Why I dumped beauty business for aphrodisiac sale - Oji Oghenetejiri
The founder and chief executive officer of Teji Gold Beauty Galleria, based in Ebrumede, Warri, Delta State, Oji Oghenetejiri has established herself as a sex therapist of note who uses Kayanmata herb to solve many sexual problems in women. But before Teji Gold, as she's fondly called by customers and Instagram followers, ventured into the…
‘Women are certainly bringing better financial returns to organisations when they get involved at board levels’
I started my career in accountancy and financial services, which I did for a number of years and did a pivot into healthcare management.
Leading Ladies Africa – 100 most inspiring women in Nigeria 2020
Now in its fifth consecutive year, Leading Ladies Africa in conjunction with YNaija presents its #100Women list, chronicling 100 of the most inspiring, influential, powerful and innovative women in Nigeria.
My obsession with Black love, Africa - Francoise Merus
Haitian writer and author, Francoise Merus, always thought she is Haitian and American until she found out she was indeed from Ghana. It was a discovery that set her on a mission she has embraced with intense passion. This led to the creation of a platform called 'BlackLovePage.com. with over half a million followers on…
I sacrificed medical school to be sex therapist – Deborah Ajayi, MD, Omoshola Place
Everybody has their childhood fantasies and most often than not, life offers other choices, which often take by hook or by crook. For one of Nigeria's most popular and prosperous body and sex therapist, Deborah Erioluwapo Ajayi, the Chief Executive Officer of Omoshola's Place, her passion overtook her fantasy. Her fantasy was to be a…
‘Parenting … A life long right every child is entitled to’
Vivian Kayode-Yusuf is the Founder, ‘I Need To Know Foundation’ (INTKF), a non-profit organisation that focuses on young adults, teenagers, and the community. She is also the Chief Operating Officer of L’Pacemaker Group.
Adesunmbo Adeoye: I will like to change the mindset culture that relegates Nigerian women to the 'other room'
Adesunmbo Adeoye is the CEO and Chief Creative Director at Esob events and Founder of Esob Heroes as well as the brains behind the Inspiring Change Conference.
‘Motherhood is such an incredible and beautiful gift, but it requires preparation’- Ibukun Omololu
Being a mother is learning about strength you didn’t know you had, Motherhood is one of the most beautiful jobs in the world. Ibukun Omololu is not just a Mother, but also one who is helping other Moms navigate through life and helping them creates work life balance.
‘There are so many basic rights that is denied older persons in our society’
Victoria Onu is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Grace Nursing Care Centre located in Abuja with focus on rehabilitation, attendant care, palliative services for renal patients and stroke patients, including speech and physical therapy.