Tag: women empowerment

Op-ed EditorJuly 10, 2017

Opinion: Stop putting limitations on women

by Samuel Chiaba Yesterday, I stumbled on an interesting quote that aroused my interest. This quote, credited to a woman, ...

ItunuoluwaJune 8, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: Women issues will always be a priority in Lagos – Mrs Ambode

Wife of the Governor of Lagos State, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode on Thursday emphasized that Lagos as a state would not ...

ItunuoluwaJune 1, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: Ambode’s wife commissions new skill acquisition center in Ajah

Wife of the Lagos State Governor, Bolanle Ambode has commissioned a skill acquisition centre in Ajah, Lagos. At the commissioning ...

Op-ed EditorMay 27, 2017

“I tend to look inward for growth than at others, I look outwards to know what to do differently and better” | Orode Uduaghan speaks with Leading Ladies African

Having lost some of her loved ones to cancer, Orode knew there was a strong purpose she needed to fulfil. ...

RoqeebahMay 22, 2017

Trump danced with swords; Melania “defied tradition” in style; here’s what Ivanka Trump did in Saudi

President Donald J Trump, completely flanked by his family – Melania, Ivanka and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner – embarked on ...

Op-ed EditorApril 1, 2017

“It’s very important to teach children the value of money and what financial responsibility means from a very young age.” | Bola Onada Sokunbi speaks with Leading Ladies Africa

Meet Bola Sokunbi, a financial expert who is passionate about helping women get their money issues right. In this enlightening ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 18, 2017

“Be who are you, and be proud of the person you are. If you are different to everyone else, that’s totally okay.” | Megan Richards speaks to Leading Ladies Africa

Megan has a strong message for every woman who is having a tough time embracing her own personality. In this ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 13, 2017

Nicole Hallberg: Working while female

A Twitter thread has gotten some attention recently, where my former coworker / current best friend, Marty, recounted the day ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 8, 2017

The Thread: Top 7 quotes in celebration of International Women’s Day

As we celebrate the woman today, these tweets punctuate why woman is a force to reckon with. Do see below: ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 8, 2017

The Thread: Aisha Buhari’s International Women’s Day message

Today, we mark International Women’s Day. It is a day set aside to globally celebrate ‘the social, economic, cultural and ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 8, 2017

Opinion: Nigeria, how can we be #BoldForChange?

by Mmanti Umoh International Women’s Day 2017 is a significant time to help forge a better working world – a ...

AzeezNovember 12, 2016

FG to disburse N1.6bn for women empowerment

The Federal Government will soon begin the disbursement of N1.6bn to some I 8 states as part of its resolve ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 2, 2016

5 things we learned from Funmi Iyanda’s drive to ‘destroy patriarchy’

by Ezinne Ajoku Funmi Iyanda is on a drive to dismantle patriarchy, stone by stone, brick by brick, armed with ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 9, 2016

#SheHiveAbuja: When El-Rufai and others come together to empower young women

Recently, the premier community for young career and business women – She Leads Africa – held its innovative (travelling) bootcamp, ...

Ada IgboanugoApril 26, 2015

Amidst xenophobic attacks, Omotola storms South Africa to champion women empowerment

by Chinwe Okafor Omotola Jalade Ekeinde visited South Africa yesterday to join the ONE Campaign and other celebrities across the ...

May 18, 2013

Another step forward: 70 women employed as LAWMA truck drivers in Lagos

by Rachel Ogbu As part of efforts to empower women in the state, the Lagos State Government on Friday announced  ...

February 1, 2013

Opinion: Saving women from themselves

by Ifesinachi Okoli-Okpagu Perhaps, we (women) are the cause of our limitations. Take urban societies in Nigeria for instance. In ...

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