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Who Is Margaret Obi?

April 19, 2022

  Peter Obi, a candidate for the Labor Party presidency in the upcoming 2023 election, has been described as a very private individual, especially when it comes to matters involving his family and business life. However, photos of his beautiful wife, Mrs. Margaret Obi, have surfaced on various social media platforms, making many wonders, who … Continue reading Who Is Margaret Obi?

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How Hervest Pioneers Inclusive Finance For African Women

April 19, 2022

A significant number of Nigerian women grew up without the mindset of making money and creating wealth. Because they are groomed to be good wives and supporters rather than breadwinners. Often, one would hear that money makes women wayward and they won’t find good husbands. They are also said to be bad with money, foolish … Continue reading How Hervest Pioneers Inclusive Finance For African Women

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Apply For The Ecobank Ellevate Leadership Training Program For Women-Owned Businesses

April 19, 2022

If you’re a female entrepreneur and you would like to sharpen your business leadership skills, you should consider applying for the Ecobank Ellevate Leadership Training Program. Read more about Opportunities Ecobank has designed this program for businesses owned and managed by women. It also targets enterprises in which women make up a large percentage of … Continue reading Apply For The Ecobank Ellevate Leadership Training Program For Women-Owned Businesses

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Apply For The SLA High Growth Coaching Program For Women-Led Startups

April 19, 2022

She Leads Africa (SLA) is organizing the High Growth Coaching Program for early-stage, women-led startups. This program is open to growth-focused women entrepreneurs from across Nigeria. Read more about Opportunities The SLA High Growth Coaching Program will provide personal business coaching to the women who are selected to participate in it. It will support social … Continue reading Apply For The SLA High Growth Coaching Program For Women-Led Startups

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Apply For The UK-Nigeria Tech Hub 2022 Future Females Business School Program

April 19, 2022

If you are a Nigerian female entrepreneur who is building a tech-enabled business, here’s an opportunity for you to scale your venture. Read more about Opportunities Accordingly, the Future Female Business School, in collaboration with the UK-Nigeria Tech Hub, is offering funded spots to Nigerian female entrepreneurs. However, this three-month program is designed for persons … Continue reading Apply For The UK-Nigeria Tech Hub 2022 Future Females Business School Program

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Get Access To Investors In The 2022 VC4A Venture Showcase Africa Program For Women Founders

April 19, 2022

If you are a female startup founder and you’re looking to raise funding for your enterprise, here’s an opportunity that could enable you to access the investment you need. Read more about Opportunities Venture Capital for Africa (VC4A) is in search of up to 16 women founders from across Africa who are building innovative and … Continue reading Get Access To Investors In The 2022 VC4A Venture Showcase Africa Program For Women Founders

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Apply Now For Academy For Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) Program 2022

April 19, 2022

    The Academy For Women Entrepreneurs (AWE), a United States-led initiative that supports female entrepreneurs around the world, has opened its portal for female entrepreneurs to apply for its intensive training and coaching. This year’s initiative is sponsored by US Consulate in Lagos in collaboration with Ventures Garden Foundation and Ascend Studios Foundation. Read … Continue reading Apply Now For Academy For Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) Program 2022

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Women You Should Know: Rita Orji

April 19, 2022

  Rita Orji is a Nigerian-Canadian Computer Science Professor, a Canada Research Chair in Persuasive Technology, and the Director of the Persuasive Computing Lab at Dalhousie University in Canada. A native of Enugu State, Nigeria and of Igbo extraction. Rita was born and raised by parents (Mr. and Mrs. Maria and Okonkwo Orji) who never … Continue reading Women You Should Know: Rita Orji

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FirstCheck, The Angel Fund/Investor Online Community For Women

April 19, 2022

There is no question to the fact that women are in the minority in the tech industry, from the general workforce up to administration and leadership roles. A 2020 global study by the AnitaB.org Institute found that women make up 28.8% of the tech workforce, a steady increase from the past few years; 25.9% in … Continue reading FirstCheck, The Angel Fund/Investor Online Community For Women

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5 Nigerian Women You Should Know: The Resilient Spirit Of The Nigerian Women

April 19, 2022

  This article is the sequel to the previous one (part 1) on some women that represent the resilient spirit of the Nigerian woman. Below is the continuation of other five notable women: Aisha Yesufu (Political and Women’s Rights Activist) In 2014, after 300 girls were kidnapped from a secondary school in Northeast Nigeria by … Continue reading 5 Nigerian Women You Should Know: The Resilient Spirit Of The Nigerian Women

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The Felix King Foundation Launches Training Programme For Widows

April 19, 2022

The Felix King Foundation is a non-governmental organisation committed to relieving the plight of rural women – especially widows – in Africa. By providing income-generating opportunities in agriculture, cottage industry, as well as education training and networking opportunities for women, the organisation aims to empower widows and women in Africa. Read more about Women As … Continue reading The Felix King Foundation Launches Training Programme For Widows

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Women Women Empowerment

FasterCapital’s Women Round of Funding

April 19, 2022

FasterCapital (an incubator based in Dubai, UAE) is launching its yearly women round on 16th, June 2020. The last woman round has attracted more than 200 submissions from 50 different countries. This round is dedicated to any startup that has one woman co-founder. You can apply regardless of the stage of the startup. If you only … Continue reading FasterCapital’s Women Round of Funding

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AMFEST EXPO: African Women In Arts And Culture

April 19, 2022

The African Women in Arts Conference & Showcase tagged ‘Lagos 2019’ is powered by The AMFEST EXPO Project. The AMFEST Expo is a Pan African Capacity Building, Networking & Showcase Conference for Women Business Owners in the creative sector. An opportunity to get information on how to expand your business, skills and content into the … Continue reading AMFEST EXPO: African Women In Arts And Culture

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Everyday Heroes: Meet Aderayo Animashaun

April 19, 2022

Aminat Aderayo Animashaun is the Creative Director and CEO of Switt Fashion and Leather Works, a company based in Ibadan, Oyo State. Aderayo founded the company in 2012 to give expression to her passion for fashion and the production of quality bags, purses and shoes made from Ankara, aso-ofi, adire and leather materials. Derayo did … Continue reading Everyday Heroes: Meet Aderayo Animashaun

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Women We Should Know: Oby Ezekwesili

April 19, 2022

With life comes purpose; we are each created to fulfill a certain purpose and to change our world for the better. Some have taken it upon themselves to affect their world positively; Oby Ezekwesili is one of those people. Oby Ezekwesili Obiageli “Oby” Ezekwesili was born on April 28, 1963 and holds a master’s degree … Continue reading Women We Should Know: Oby Ezekwesili

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Women Women Empowerment

International Women’s Day: A Call to Press for Progress

April 19, 2022

Today is International Women’s Day, a day where women across the world gather with one voice to celebrate womanhood. Celebrated on the 8th of March, the theme for this year is #PressForProgress. Women and Development Women are called to change the status of fellow women, with several campaigns calling for recognition of the extraordinary role … Continue reading International Women’s Day: A Call to Press for Progress

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A Woman’s Route To Wealth Creation

April 19, 2022

Sometimes women need to hear from women. And some women have equipped themselves and are equipping others, not just on the basics of family related issues, but also in matters of business and how it affects your income, family, career and life at large. With women having to put on many different hats in today’s … Continue reading A Woman’s Route To Wealth Creation

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A Lawyer’s Perspective: 50 Answered Questions on Rape Pt. 5

April 19, 2022

In case you missed it, read  A Lawyer’s Perspective: 50 Answered Questions on Rape Pt. 4   40. Can a man be accused and tried of raping a prostitute? Yes. It is not a defense to the offence of rape that a victim is a “common” commercial sex worker. In Nigeria, prostitution is neither legal … Continue reading A Lawyer’s Perspective: 50 Answered Questions on Rape Pt. 5

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A Lawyer’s Perspective: 50 Answered Questions on Rape Pt. 4

April 19, 2022

Is there an age limit for people charged with rape? What is the difference between rape and sexual assault legally? All these questions and more are answered in today’s part of A Lawyer’s Perspective: 50 Answered Questions on Rape  In case you missed it, A Lawyer’s Perspective: 50 Answered Questions on Rape Pt. 3 From the editor: Please note that … Continue reading A Lawyer’s Perspective: 50 Answered Questions on Rape Pt. 4

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A Lawyer’s Perspective: 50 Answered Questions on Rape Pt. 2

April 19, 2022

Editor’s note: In case you missed it, read A Lawyer’s Perspective: 50 Answered Questions on Rape Pt. 1   6. Is rape committed when a sexual intercourse takes place with a sleeping or drunken woman? Yes. It is a case of rape because it means that there is no consent.   7. What is punishment[1] … Continue reading A Lawyer’s Perspective: 50 Answered Questions on Rape Pt. 2

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A Lawyer’s Perspective: 50 Answered Questions on Rape Pt. 1

April 19, 2022

Rape is one of the oldest crimes in human history. It is a crime in all countries of the world but definition and punishment differ from place to place. It has also been noticed that rape cases are reported more in the Western world than many other parts of the globe. For example, in Africa … Continue reading A Lawyer’s Perspective: 50 Answered Questions on Rape Pt. 1

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BUSINESS Women Empowerment

Apply for the Cherie Blair Foundation Women’s Business Growth Project

April 19, 2022

Are you a female entrepreneur seeking business growth support? The Cherie Blaire Foundation has announced its partnership with ExxonMobil Nigeria and Enterprise Development Centre, (EDC) of the Pan-Atlantic University to design the Road to Women’s Business Growth Project. The initiative aims to build and support 500 Nigerian women entrepreneurs and help them grow their businesses and improve … Continue reading Apply for the Cherie Blair Foundation Women’s Business Growth Project

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 Adesua Etomi, Seyi Shay and Others Emerge as Winners at the Exquisite Lady of the Year Awards 2015

April 19, 2022

The Exquisite Lady of the Year Awards 2015 was held this Sunday at The Red Carpet Hall, Victoria Island, Lagos. Winners of the night included Adesua Etomi (Best Big Screen Actress), Seyi Shay (Music Artist of the Year), Deadline’s Brycee Adiah Bassey (Best TV Actress of the Year ), Osas Ighodaro Ajibade (Brand Ambassador of … Continue reading  Adesua Etomi, Seyi Shay and Others Emerge as Winners at the Exquisite Lady of the Year Awards 2015

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9 Inspirational Quotes from and for Women CEOs

April 19, 2022

Happy Women’s Entrepreneurship Day! The unique celebration that is Women’s Entrepreneurship Day (WED) is set aside to recognise and honour women entrepreneurs across the globe. Held annually on November 19th, its inaugural event was held in New York City in 2014 at the United Nations, with additional events being held simultaneously in several other countries. … Continue reading 9 Inspirational Quotes from and for Women CEOs

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Women Discuss Leadership and Nation Building at 2015 WIMBIZ Conference

April 19, 2022

The 2015 edition of the annual Women in Management, Business and Public Service (WIMBIZ) commenced on Monday, with several women entrepreneurs from the various sectors in attendance. The two-day event was held at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. The conference which was themed “Leadership… Step Up and Stand Out” addressed the need for … Continue reading Women Discuss Leadership and Nation Building at 2015 WIMBIZ Conference

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ECONOMY Women Empowerment

Access Bank Plc. Receives the Global Banking Alliance for Women Market Champion 2015 Award

April 19, 2022

During the just concluded 14th annual summit of the Global Banking Alliance (GBA) for Women in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Access Bank bagged the Women’s Market Champion 2015 award alongside banks across the world which had implemented successful women market programmes. Access Bank Plc. received the Global Banking Alliance for Women Market Champion 2015 award in … Continue reading Access Bank Plc. Receives the Global Banking Alliance for Women Market Champion 2015 Award

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Women Empowerment

ExxonMobil Nigeria Inaugurates Women Interest Network (WIN)

April 19, 2022

Female professionals in ExxonMobil Nigeria, under the auspices of the Women Interest Network, have inaugurated an outreach programme to encourage girls to pursue careers in Engineering and Geosciences. The programme enables WIN members to hold lecture sessions and mentor female students, particularly Geosciences and Engineering students. Speaking at the inauguration of the initiative, Mrs. Toyin … Continue reading ExxonMobil Nigeria Inaugurates Women Interest Network (WIN)

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Omobola Johnson Appointed Lead Partner at TLcom

April 19, 2022

Omobola Johnson, former Minister of Communications and Technology, has been appointed Lead Partner at TLcom, a London-based venture capital firm as its West Africa operations take off. She joins TLcom to open the new office in Lagos – their second office in Africa. Speaking on her appointment as TLcom Capital LLP new partner, she said, “Based … Continue reading Omobola Johnson Appointed Lead Partner at TLcom

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Women Empowerment

#WAwards Celebrates Nigerian Female Achievers

April 19, 2022

The W Community, an initiative of Access Bank, has created The #WAwards which is targeted at celebrating women from different spheres of influence who are successful in their career, business and all other endeavours. Men and women are invited to choose who they believe deserves to win The #WAwards. The four categories open for all to … Continue reading #WAwards Celebrates Nigerian Female Achievers

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CN’s Top 6 Women in Leading Positions in Nigerian Financial Institutions

April 19, 2022

WIMBIZ,  a non-profit making organisation for women in business in Nigeria, has released a report on female representation on top management boards of financial institutions in the country based on their 2012 – 2014 report. Studies have shown that there is a gradual increase in women representation at top board positions – which is remarkable … Continue reading CN’s Top 6 Women in Leading Positions in Nigerian Financial Institutions

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