Halima Yunusa : A passion for Fashion and PR

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Today we are crushing on Halima “Tata” Yunusa the CEO of 41LUXE a pioneer in the fashion concession business. She is the proverbial ” girl next door”, beautiful, fresh-faced, friendly and always smiling. She tells us about her experience running a fast-growing business and her life as a Mum. Halima, tell us a little about yourself? Halima Yunusa is a daughter, wife and proudly a mother of 3 wonderful children. I am from Hawul Local Government of Borno State by birth and Michika in Adamawa State by marriage. I was born on 13th April 1981 and brought up in Maiduguri […]

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Ijeoma Ndukwe-Egwuronu : The Pap Guru

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  Today we are speaking to the brains behind one of the fastest growing brands in Nigeria Bubez Food, the makers of Bubez pap and Bubez Foundation . Apart from her innovative nature, Ij as she is called by many is a  woman who loves Jesus and put Him first in all she does, so little wonder she has done so well. I first met Ij when she ran a high end boutique, I had a sewing business and made some outfits for her. After a few years when she sought God’s face concerning her business future she closed her […]

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How I lost almost 50kg – Bukky Lawal

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Its a new day and time to set new goals and achieve them. One lady who knows a bit about acheiving set goals is Bukky Lawal. She started out at 104 kg and today she is 58kg! Read on as she shares her story:  I grew up being the chubbiest of  four children and  I was  the one who loved food the most  ( still do). Growing up, ours was the “average family” of Nigeria of those days, we were comfortable and so food was not a problem. Life was good at least as far as food was concerned and […]

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Four things My Father Told Me

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My dad passed on ten years ago and I sure do miss him. While he was ill, he told my siblings and I quite a few things: some serious, some hilarious and some spiritual. Here are four of the many things he said during that period.   Language Skills If you and your spouse speak different languages, try to learn each other’s languages. While my parents were both Igbo, my mum and her sisters spent most of their formative years in Ibadan, so Yoruba was one of my mum’s first languages. Most of her friends were Yoruba, and she was […]

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Celebrating Fathers – Mr. Folorunso Aliu

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Father’s day is this weekend and I truly believe good fathers are under appreciated. I was reminded of this even more as I sat in the baby feeding room in church last Sunday with Dads who were either feeding or changing their little ones. It was refreshing to see these men look after their children as many forget all aspects of parenting a child should be shared. Luckily I am blessed to know some very good fathers and one of them is Mr Aliu who is one of the most devoted fathers  that I have come across. Enjoy his interview […]

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Woman Crush Wednesday! Adaeze Oreh

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    When you meet Dr Adaeze Oreh the first thing that strikes you is her warmth and friendly candour, the next thing is her passion about public health and lastly is her passion for fashion. She seems to juggle her professional and family life without breaking a sweat and is one inspiring young lady, be inspired by our WCW of the week! Tell us a little about you and your growing up years I’m Adaeze Oreh, a daughter, a wife, and a mother. I’m from a very close-knit family. Both of my parents are professionals in the field of […]

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Muhammed Ali 1942-2016

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“Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee” That was the man Muhammed Ali, he had a way with words. Though he was known for being quite braggadocious he also had some words of wisom. Quotes such as  “He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life”   and “The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life” showed his depth. Born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. on January 17th, 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky he was considered one of the greatest heavyweight boxers  in […]

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