‘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.
‘People Still Think Those Living With Sickle Cell Can’t Live Long’– Abimbola Ogunmekan
Abimbola, being a sickle cell warrior herself is helping other warriors fight and win. Through her platform, she provides education, counseling, and advocacy for sickle cell health and shares stories of warriors with the aim of inspiring others and also provide free medical service for the first three months, after which patients can attend by paying a token as a monthly subscription to access care.
Ifu Ennada: I want women to be more supportive of other women
Ifu Ennada is actually also my official name, just not what I have on my passport, but it is recognised legally as my name and I have also trademarked it.
‘I guess I’ve mastered the art of multi-tasking’
Juliet Ibrahim is a multiple award-winning actor, musician, director, producer and compere. Starting out as a model in the 2000s, walking the runway...
‘I’m driven by young people’s energy, creativity to bring meaningful changes’
Grace Ihejiamaizu is the founder of iKapture Networks, an afterschool center that works to educate, engage and empower young people, especially out-of-school youths.
‘I love promoting local talent in culinary arts in a dynamic and interesting way’
Folayemi "Folly" Agusto is the co-founder of Eat Drink Media and Event Director for EatDrink Festival. Her website (EatDrinkLagos.com) and event (#EatDrinkFestival) are well known and respected by vendors, customers, and media commentators, creatively using technology to improve the culinary experiences of restaurant-goersin Lagos.