“Nobody sees the background work that goes into a successful venture”
Oluwatoyin Onigbanjo is a journalist, teacher, food artist, and baby food blogger, the founder of August secrets, a baby/kid friendly Nigerian food blog, aimed at making ...
Bolanle Ambode’s silent revolution
Considering its ever growing population, commercial status and cosmopolitan nature, Lagos State could surely make do with varied collaborations with individuals, organisations and other stakeholders...
I learnt to forgive myself because I always thought it was my fault
Anthonia Ojenagbon is rising from the ashes of adversity and inspiring others to do so through her story. Her dream is to help victims of sexual abuse find a voice by encouraging them to speak up and break the silence.
“I have been through a lot in my line of work and I am still standing ’’
After this episode, I decided to scale back and convinced a neighbor to set me up at his office in TINCAN Apapa. I would set up a cooler at the Buka where the tanker drivers, bus drivers, and others came to eat.
‘Discussing problems with others is courageous, not shameful’
Gbemi, as this cheerful and smart girl is fondly called, is one of the few existing mental health professionals, who are establishing private practice in Nigeria.
Feyikemi Kukoyi: Entrepreneurship gives me freedom to be creative
Feyikemi Kukoyi is an international wedding and events planner. FTK has over 10 years experience of wedding and event planning, designing and coordinating under her belt. She is also the chief creative officer for Globally Igniting Africa, an NGO.
Alexandria Alli: I focus on the positive
Sounds cliché, but I have loved fashion since I was a little girl. I grew up in Nigeria, where my mom had a design studio. I worked with her at the studio since I was 10 and I fell in love with fashion.
“Joblessness inspired me to be a shoemaker”
Raufu Ayowunmi Aishat is a young, focused female shoemaker. After graduating from the university and was jobless, she went to acquire skills in shoe making. Ever since, she hasn’t looked back, and she is proud of her profession and waxing strong.