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Shea Butter: Let’s use Latina, light-skin and Caucasian women advertising a product for all hair types for a brand that’s been a favourite for...

Abimbola Kunle Osunkunle: “I took the plunge and I’ve not looked back since”

Abimbola Kunle-Osunkunle Abimbola Kunle-Osunkunle, banker-turned- jewellery designer, is the founder and creative director of Cornucopia, a finely-handcrafted jewellery company that provides accoutrements working with gemstones, freshwater...

Wednesday Quote: Michelle Bachelet

One of the factors a country's economy depends on is human capital. If you don't provide women with adequate access to healthcare, education and employment, You...

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Sunday Quote: Shirley Chisolm

At present, our country needs women's idealism and determination, perhaps more in politics than anywhere else'. Shirley Chisolm

Thursday Quote

'Girls are the future mothers of our society. It is therefore important we focus on their well being'.   Mariam Makeba

Ayanna Pressly: US Congress Woman

I’m not going to pretend that representation doesn’t matter.It matters because it informs the issues that are spotlighted and emphasized, and it leads to more innovative and enduring solutions. That’s why it matters. You cannot have a government for and by...

Four years gone; forever in our hearts.

Dora Nkem Akunyili (14th July 1954-7th June 2014) She was a Genius, Lecturer An educator, Pharmacist, Disciplinarian and a Politician. She was a leader per excellence. Dora Nkem Akunyili was the Director General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control...

Tuesday Quote

Most Africans don't get to see these wild animals at all. Once they see and learn about them, they are much more likely to become involved in protecting the environment. Jane Goodall

Wednesday Quote

All history attests that man has subjected woman to his will, Used her as a means to promote his selfish gratification, to minister to his sensual pleasures, to be instrumental in promoting his comfort; But never has he desired to elevate her to...

Want to attract a woman? Eat salad

salad • Fruit, vegetables make men smell more appealing For many men hoping to attract a member of the opposite sex, slapping on a splash of aftershave can seem like the ideal way to help them smell more alluring. But new research suggests they...

A celebration of womanhood

Only a woman can be a woman. You can change sex and take the hormones and wear the wig, you can't stand the heat of the hormones ..... The world celebrates the International Women's Day, but I am still wondering if there is...

Before you go under that knife!

A few years back, a friend came back from London with a strange-looking capsule that promises larger and firmer boobs; the side effect (according to the...

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You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist. Indira Ghandi

3 lockdowns and a divorce

I don't know who needs to hear this right now but I thought long and hard about sharing this information, but lets be honest, the past...

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Friday Quote: Barack Obama

Barack Obama Former American President- 'Women in particular; By the way, I want you to get more involved; Because men have been getting on my nerves lately'.  

We; are Ochanya of Ugbokolo

‘His voice husky and  groggy from too much alcohol, he grabbed my arm fiercely and pulled me to himself whispering into my ear ‘I...

Wednesday Quote: Michelle Bachelet

Women's strength, women's industry, women's wisdom are humankind's greatest untapped resource. The challenge then for UN Women is to show our diverse constituencies how this...

Thursday Quote

No one around you should define you, If you give other people permission to define you, Then please don't complain about their definition'. Lisa Nichols

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'Peace does not mean just to stop wars, But also to stop oppression and injustice'. Tawakkol Karman

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Sheroes Quote

"Investing in women is smart economics. Investing in Girls and catching them upstream is even smarter economics. Educating our young Girls is the foundation of Nigeria's growth and development". Ngozi Okonjo Iweala

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Yobe University gets first Female Vice Chancellor

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3 lockdowns and a divorce

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Feminists Speak About Struggling for Voices in an Age of Patriarchy

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'You can do what I cannot do; I can do what you cannot do; Together, we can do great things'.   Saint Theresa of Calcuta

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I am a woman in process. I'm just trying like everybody else. I try to take every conflict, every experience, and learn from it. Life is...

Questions and Answers:

Hello ma’am, I trust you are doing good. Thanks for being a leading woman and an inspiration to many. I would like to reach...

Miriam Makeba (May 4, 1932 – 10 November 2008)

I kept my culture. I kept the music of my roots. Through my music, I became the voice and image of Africa and the...

Maya Angelou (1928-2014)

‘I learned a long time ago the wisest thing I can do is be on my own side, be an advocate for myself and...