Tag: International Women’s Day

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 22, 2020

Kiki Mordi, Hauwa Ojeiofor, Jokate Mwegelo, Chisom Obi-Jeff | Meet Africa’s 50 Impactful Women in Development 2020

Like the invisible thread that holds the tapestry of development together, 50 women working actively in development across Africa were ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 20, 2020

#EachForEqual: Medplus CEO, Joke Bakare lends voice to conversation on gender equality in Nigeria

As we commemorate the annual International Women’s Day, we celebrate the outstanding achievements of women – in the social, health, ...

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Op-Ed EditorMarch 14, 2020

Lipton drives the equality conversation through Rubbin’ Minds Special for International Women’s Month

Each year on International Women’s Month, corporate organizations around the world join activists and advocates to contemplate the place of ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 12, 2020

Medplus CEO, Joke Bakare, Francesca Emmanuel, Omawumi celebrate International Women’s Day with pharmacists and pharma-techs

In commemoration of International Women’s Day, Medplus CEO, Joke Bakare joined by First Female Federal Permanent Secretary in Nigeria, Francesca ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 8, 2020

Busola Dakolo, Amy Jadesimi, Kiki Mordi, Mercy Chinwo, Apaokagi Maryam—here are Nigeria’s Most Inspiring Women in 2020

Leading Ladies Africa, in partnership with YNaija, presents its annual #100 Women in Nigeria list for 2020. Contained in this ...

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SponsorMarch 28, 2019

Rise of the female economy takes centre-stage as SME100Africa holds International Women’s Day Conference

The International Women’s Day Conference 2019 hosted by 100 Women.Ng held in Lagos, Nigeria on the 21st of March 2019. ...

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SponsorMarch 16, 2019

Filmhouse Cinemas Twin Waters went all out for women on International Women’s Day and we have got photos!

Filmhouse Cinemas is proud to have hosted some outstanding ladies to a Date night at its Twin Waters location to ...

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SponsorMarch 16, 2019

Access Bank and Diamond Bank’s ‘Think W’ event to celebrate International Women’s Day was inspiring

Access Bank and Diamond Bank commemorated the International Women’s Day celebration by hosting female entrepreneurs and business leaders to a ...

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SponsorMarch 14, 2019

Access Bank, Diamond Bank’s Think W… International Women’s Day cocktail: Absolutely amazing!

The much-anticipated International Women’s Day cocktail event, hosted by Access Bank and Diamond Bank lived up to expectations with a ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 8, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 9th of March

    Dayo Taiwo-Sidiq‘Dayo Taiwo-Sidiq is a Political Analyst, Writer and Social Change Advocate with major interests in Politics, Governance ...

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SponsorMarch 6, 2019

Access and Diamond Bank jointly commemorate International Women’s Day

Africa’s leading financial institution, Access Bank Plc., continues to demonstrate its unwavering commitment to women as it is set to ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 28, 2018

#SunlightShero! Meet Precious, the first winner of Sunlight’s letter writing competition

Building on the successful celebration of the International Women’s Day as Sunlight Nigeria gave out free products and provided free ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 21, 2018

#SunlightShero! Write a letter celebrating your mum and surprise her with rewards from Sunlight

To mark this year’s International Women’s Day, Sunlight granted women free toll pass at the Lekki toll gate in Lagos. ...

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Tolulope Adeleru-BalogunMarch 12, 2018

#YNaijaWomensMonth: The little you do matters to someone

The first time I had an inkling that what I was doing, what I represented meant something to a young ...

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Alexander OnukwueMarch 11, 2018

The Mushin child rapper with ryhmes for days; the Black woman who shattered Stanford’s glass ceiling | See our top 10 viral tweets from last week

Viral tweets just make Twitter utterly delightful; so we thought to curate our top 10 (there’s a bonus and then ...

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EditorMarch 8, 2018

Bukonla Adebakin: Close the ranks, this International Women’s Day

This International Women’s Day, we join the world to celebrate women and refocus our influences and resources towards achieving the ...

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EditorMarch 8, 2018

Sola Sobowale, Pamela Adie, Halima Dangote & more! YNaija.com and Leading Ladies Africa present the 100 Most Inspiring Women in Nigeria

In its quest to inspire a generation of women to do greater things in diverse fields of endeavour, Y!/YNaija.com, in ...

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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 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 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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Op-ed EditorMarch 17, 2017

Opinion: Big talks, jamborees and conundrums from the International Women’s Day 2017

  by Opeyemi Oriniowo   The 2017 international women’s day (IWD) celebration has come and gone but not without leaving ...

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ToluMarch 13, 2017

Apostle Suleiman, President IJGB Buhari, Kemen | Here are last week’s winners and losers

The Nigerian President shut naysayers up by making an unanticipated return, a man of God finds himself in a messy ...

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SponsorMarch 10, 2017

Emeka Emuwa, Ifeoma Fafunwa, Achenyo Adachaba, Tayo Oviosu, Adenrele Sonariwo, others celebrate International Women’s Day 2017 with Union Bank

Union Bank, one of Nigeria’s longest standing and innovative banks, celebrated the 2017 International Women’s Day themed Be Bold for ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 9, 2017

The Thread: Powerful African women in history

Yesterday, we marked International Women’s Day. This thread captures the impact of African women in the world. They were scientists, ...

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ToluMarch 9, 2017

#BBNaija: Let’s talk about consent, Desmond Elliot visits the house +more highlights

Day 45 in the Big Brother House and it’s International Women’s Day just as it is in “the outside world”. ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 8, 2017

The Thread: Trump causes a frenzy on Women’s Day

President of the United States of America, Donal J. Trump, in honour of International Women’s Day took the opportunity to ...

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ToluMarch 8, 2017

Nike launches ‘Pro-Hijab’ for female Muslim athletes | 7 things you should know

First we saw muslim model, Halima Aden walk the runway of the season’s biggest fashion shows in her hijab and ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 8, 2017

#InternationalWomensDay: We are committed to protecting women from gender-based violence – Osinbajo

by Dolapo Adelana The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday lauded the contribution of Nigerian women to nation building since ...

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