Tag: Francesca Uriri

EditorNovember 22, 2018

Here’s the full #YNaijaPowerList2018

Genevieve Nnaji, Chris Ogunlowo, Maraji, Tony Nwulu, Falana have been unveiled as some of the most influential personalities in the ...

EditorNovember 16, 2018

#YNaijaPowerList2018: Abisoye Ajayi-Akinfolarin, Victor Ugo, Serah Makka-Ugbagbe… see the 10 most powerful names in Advocacy

For the seventh consecutive year, YNaija brings you its annual ranking of the most powerful young persons under the age ...

SponsorSeptember 20, 2018

Chimamanda in Lagos for “An evening with Chimamanda”

Award winning Nigerian author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is in Lagos for an event. Tagged ‘An evening with Chimamanda’ the event ...

Op-Ed EditorFebruary 20, 2016

‘I’m a confident, modern day African woman’ | Leading Ladies Africa interviews Peace Hyde

Today, Peace Hyde is a globally recognized media personality and showbiz impresario; deeply involved in social impact activities and creating ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 1, 2015

“Fashion is capital intensive…” Leading Ladies Africa meets with Linda Idegwu, Founder of Dear Curves

by Francesca Uriri  Plus size women shouldn’t have to choose between being comfortable and being fashionable; their clothes should sparkle, ...

Op-Ed EditorMay 25, 2015

“I will love to see a world without poverty” Leading Ladies Africa speaks to Esther Agbarakwe

by Francesca Uriri There aren’t a lot of young women passionate about environmental sustainability and climate change. For Esther Agbarakwe, ...

Ada IgboanugoJanuary 3, 2015

“Just because you are working in a man’s world, does not mean you have to be like a man” Leading Ladies Africa speaks to Owen Omogiafo

by Francesca Uriri Career and personal growth have little to do with luck or opportunity. For the vibrant, focused and ...

Op-Ed EditorDecember 13, 2014

“I have no role models“: Leading Ladies Africa speaks to Mary Olushoga, founder AWPN

by Francesca Uriri For Mary Olushoga, Founder of the African Women Power Network (AWPN), the voices of African women matter, ...

Op-Ed EditorDecember 6, 2014

“You cannot go far on your own…“: Leading Ladies Africa speaks to Wana Udobang

by Francesca Uriri The distinctive, warm voice of Wana Udobang is one many radio listeners are familiar with. But beyond ...

Op-Ed EditorNovember 22, 2014

“I am almost fearless“: Leading Ladies Africa speaks to Adaora Mbelu

by Francesca Uriri Talented, ambitious and fiercely creative Adaora Mbelu is leading the charge in the new wave of young, ...

Op-Ed EditorNovember 15, 2014

“Find out who you are and love yourself..“ : Leading Ladies Africa speaks to @MisGloryEdozien (Glory Edozien)

by Francesca Uriri Telling women’s stories is one thing; sharing experiences of women that inspire, empower and motivate is another. ...

Op-Ed EditorNovember 8, 2014

“We should all be feminists“: Leading Ladies Africa speaks to Fungai Machirori ( @fungaijustbeing )

by Francesca Uriri When translated into English from Zimbabwe’s Shona language, ‘Fungai’ means ‘think,’ and that is primarily what Fungai ...

Op-Ed EditorNovember 1, 2014

“My parents expected me to be an academic…“: Leading Ladies Africa speaks to @LeeKasumba , Head, Channel O

by Francesca Uriri For Leslie Kasumba, media personality, philanthropist, and Head of Channel O Africa, music is one of the ...

Op-Ed EditorOctober 5, 2014

“@NOIweala is my mentor“: Leading Ladies Africa speaks to @ojomaochai , Director Arts, British Council Nigeria

by Francesca Uriri As the Director Arts, of British Council Nigeria, Ojoma is charged with the responsibility of expanding the ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 27, 2014

“Stagnation is the beginning of death”- Leading Ladies Africa speaks to @Ekeneonline

by Francesca Uriri Introduction: “Step up and own your spotlight” says Ekene Onu, Founder, Refresh With Ekene and convener of ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 20, 2014

“Only you can stop yourself…” : Leading Ladies Africa speaks to Ebi Atawodi

by Francesca Uriri Very seldom is a person able to have informed opinions on arts, science, culture, technology and marketing ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 13, 2014

“African literature can be cool, fun and sexy”: Leading Ladies Africa speaks to Ainehi

by Francesca Uriri “African literature can be cool, fun and sexy; it should speak to every aspect of people’s lives” so ...

Isime EseneAugust 10, 2014

“Our business environment is unfriendly to women” | Leading Ladies Africa speaks to Benedicta Elechi, CEO Ditachi Foods

by Francesca Uriri Having a sweet tooth is not always a bad thing; it can provide the inspiration to set ...

writerJuly 23, 2014

Francesca Uriri: 100 days and counting – We should all be M.A.D like Oby Ezekwesili

by Francesca Uriri Depending on what end of the spectrum you stand, the number ‘100’ is a very important one. I’m ...

July 12, 2014

“A female entrepreneur should have big dreams“: Leading Ladies Africa speaks to Tolagbe Martins

by Fransesca Uriri There are no clear-cut rules on how to be a successful entrepreneur. Tolagbe Martins speaks about starting ...

June 29, 2014

‘I fell in love with Lagos’: Tannaz Bahnam speaks to Leading Ladies Africa on being a foreigner in Nigeria

by Francesca Uriri   Staying back in Nigeria, after an official assignment with the National Geographic, showed Tannaz Bahnam that ...

June 21, 2014

‘Creativity & innovation’: Leading Ladies Africa talks to Aisha Augie-Kuta on what it takes to be a successful photographer

by Francesca Uriri Rising above stereotypes, being inspired by her immediate environment, and making a success out of what many ...

June 14, 2014

Leading Ladies Africa speaks to Alima Atta, MD Sesema PR

by ‘Jola Sotubo Running a successful PR Consultancy for over 12 years, takes a lot more than luck or serendipity. ...

May 26, 2014

Toke Makinwa, Linda Ikeji, Ice Prince, others attend Chude Jideonwo’s book launch in Lagos (See Photos)

What: Book launch of Chude Jideonwo’s ‘Are We The Turning Point Generation?’ Where: Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. When: ...

March 9, 2014

All the photos you should see at the 2014 AfricaMagic Viewers’ Choice Awards

  What: Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Award (AMVCA). Where: Eko Hotel & Suites, V.I, Lagos. When: March 8, 2014. Photos by Hycinth Iyereosa   ...

November 14, 2012

#EachOneCheckOne – Fashion Fantasia! takes another step against cancer

by Isi Esene On Sunday November 25 at the Oriental Hotel Lagos, the ongoing fight against breast and cervical cancer ...

September 17, 2012

Francesca Uriri: Depression and suicide – A Nigerian story (30 Days, 30 Voices)

This isn’t one of those “let’s-hate-on-all-the-men” articles; this is a piece that seeks to shed light on the experiences of ...

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