Chinenye Nnoli: The metro woman
A law graduate from the University of Benin and the Nigerian Law School. She is also an alumnus of the Lehigh University, Bethlehem Pennsylvania in the US and a graduate of the Enterprise Development Center ...
“I will do my best and give hope to children living with Down Syndrome”
Adetola Makinde is a B.Sc. holder in Business Management from Usman Danfodio University. She is the founder of Mo Rainbow Foundation and Mo Rainbow Down syndrome Ability Centre, which are both non-profit organisations.
Salma Phillips: The face of northern television
I’m a Fulani girl from Borno State. I have a diploma in Law from the University of Jos, after which I moved to Port Harcourt with my parents, where I studied for B Sc. in Law at the University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt.
“I need to keep pushing myself, so that when I die I will leave a mark ” – Jokate Mwegelo
I’ve always loved acting, plus the industry was blossoming at the time I started to act. We were one of the first young well known females to get approached to be on what we call bongo movies back home.
“In life, I have learnt never to take anything or any situation for granted”
I was diagnosed of chronic asthma before I turned five; hence I had a relatively tough childhood. I practically lived most of my life being admitted in hospitals. Sometimes, I did my exams in the confines of my hospital bed.
Nike Campbell-Fatoki: The activist, storyteller
Nike Campbell-Fatoki is a Ukraine-born Nigerian writer. She is the second of four children born to Nigerian parents. Both parents met and trained to be medical doctors in the Former Union of Soviet Socialist Republic...
“ I am an unapologetic feminist” Olaoluwa Abagun
I am the only girl of my parents’ four children. However, I have never been treated differently from my brothers. Growing up, my parents invested the same (and sometimes more) resources in my education and development.
AWIEF names Ara as cultural ambassador
The African Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF), has announced Nigerian singer and drummer, Ara, as its cultural ambassador.The announcement came a few weeks before the second edition of the Forum’s annual conference to be held between September 29 to 30, 2016, in Lagos.
Women who shaped Rio 2016
No doubt that the Olympic Games are the most glamorous multi-sports events known to man. The Games present athletes with platforms to make statements at games venues: statements that sometime resonate around the world.
Princess Charming: Dolapo Oni
Small but perfectly formed is all I can think of as I meet Dolapo Oni for our interview in London. In person, she is way more dazzling than photographs can do justice. She is fully made up for the final show of Wakaa ...