Tag: Be Bold For Change

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EditorMarch 31, 2017

Brave Women: “People told me not to show her to the world” | N’kiru Njoku on raising a special needs child and more

by Nk’iru Njoku On the meaning of bravery Bravery is to me, simply doing what you have to do, when ...

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EditorMarch 30, 2017

Brave Women: “It sometimes annoys me, the level of things she takes from people” | Aisha Yesufu profiles Oby Ezekwesili

by Aisha Yesufu On the 30th of April 2014 I came face to face with an individual that made me ...

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EditorMarch 29, 2017

Brave Women: Seyi, the 24-year-old mother of 12 children

by Seyi Oluyole My name is Oluwaseyi Oluyole, but I go by the name Seyi Oluyole. I am from Ondo ...

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EditorMarch 28, 2017

Brave Women: Febisola Okonkwo is touching lives

Nigeria has one of the highest populations of orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) in the world; now estimated at 17.5 ...

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EditorMarch 27, 2017

Brave Women: Too brave to be 30 | Sola Obagbemi profiles Tricia Ikponmwonba-Yusuf

Tricia Ikponmwonba-Yusuf is a brand strategist, a brand coach for SMEs, and founder of StayInSchool, an organization which aims to ...

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EditorMarch 26, 2017

Brave Women: The rise and rise of Linda Ikeji

Linda Ikeji, 36, is Nigeria’s highest paid blogger who took to the medium as a pastime in 2006. In this entry, ...

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EditorMarch 24, 2017

Brave Women: The game-changing Grace Ihejiamaizu

Nigeria is blessed with social entrepreneurs who have been making a difference despite the fact that they encounter series of ...

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EditorMarch 21, 2017

Brave Women: From rags to riches, the story of Madam Burgess

by Festus Iyorah After the death of her husband 17 years ago, her in-law took everything that belongs to her ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 18, 2017

Opinion: My bold act for change- Confronting gender stereotypes

  by Edem Andah – Ossai Sometime in 2015, while completing a post-graduate programme at the University of Ibadan, I ...

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EditorMarch 5, 2017

Brave Women: The melon business women of Agyragu

by Festus Iyorah It’s a Friday—the busiest market day at the Agyragu melon market, Nasarawa. The market is dominated by ...

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EditorMarch 3, 2017

Brave Women: Tara Fela-Durotoye is a trailblazer

In Nigeria, the beauty industry has grown by leaps and bounds. A report by Euromonitor projected the Nigerian beauty and ...

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EditorMarch 1, 2017

Editor’s Note: Introducing Brave Women, a special citizenship series celebrating women all month on YNaija.com

Today we launch the YNaija.com Brave Women series – a special collection of stories inspired by this year’s theme for ...

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EditorMarch 1, 2017

SPECIAL SERIES: Sharing stories of bravery, strength and innovation from women across Nigeria

by Festus Iyorah In a country where bad news of crisis are often promoted by media managers because they are ...

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