Family fun at Christmas

Christmas is here and many a times we get caught up with all the buying and the activity that we forget to actually have some good ole family time! Here are some tips to make sure you and your children have fun and relax as it truly is the season to be jolly. Christmas Songs: Everyone loves Christmas songs, they are cheery, fun and some of them remind us of the reason why we celebrate Christmas. Children especially love singing along and getting a good dose of Christmas cheer. Some classics that every family must have are Boney M’s Christmas […]

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Osayi Alile – Actively impacting women and young people

Osayi is one woman I personally draw a lot of inspiration from, her ability to motivate and encourage young people has made her a mentor to many.  Osayi is the founder of Act Foundation, a Fellow of the African Leadership Network and an alumna of the Harvard Business School, IMD and Yale Executive Education Programs, Ms. Alile holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology from the University of Lagos and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA Pi Alpha Alpha. Ms. Alile is the CEO ACT Foundation and consultant for Access Bank Plc on its […]

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Aishetu Fatima Dozie : Showcasing the African Woman’s Career Story

Aishetu Fatima Dozie  was born in Cambridge, MA, USA and lived there for some years till her family moved  back to Nigeria and she was enrolled in Queen’s College in Lagos Her passion for global finance began in the equities division of Goldman Sachs on the international desk in New York. She went on to work for a USAID-funded project with the Nigerian government in its privatization program. She worked closely with President Obasanjo and his economic team of cabinet ministers in crafting the National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy, which drove several successful reforms including the $18 billion Paris Club debt […]

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Helping your child overcome Stuttering

Last week I was with one of the beautiful mums at my children’s school when she asked in surprise “Chioma so you stammer? I never knew until I read your post”. I smiled as I told her that as a child I had a very bad stutter. Thankfully over the years it had gotten better and though I still stammer sometimes its no where as bad and no longer an issue. Stuttering or Stammering is a speech impediment that affects millions the world over. As with most things it can range from being mild to severe. There are some situations that make it […]

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Nneamaka “Maknisy” Nwosisi : Bag Maker Extraordinaire

Nneamaka Nwosisi is the founder of Maknisy Collections, an indigenous accessory brand. Her handbags and footwear are well sought after for their quality and style. She is also a mother of triplets, three adorable boys. Lets learn more about this very hardworking lady.   Amaka, please tell us a little about yourself I am the middle child in a family of five kids and we had a lovely and adventurous childhood growing up in Enugu. My Dad, God rest his soul, was a business man and my mum was a civil servant and they made sure we had the best […]

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Anuli Ola-Olaniyi : Helping young women get employed with H.E.I.R

The indefatigable Anuli Ola-Olaniyi is a social entrepreneur , project manager, blogger and a contributor for several online platforms . Apart from being a mum and wife she runs HEIR. An organisation that helps prepare young women for successful careers. Apart from extensive work experience in the UK and Nigeria she delivers cutting edge training that has elevated people both in their professional and personal life. She blogs on www.heir.com.ng. Let’s learn more about this amazing woman.   Anuli tell us a little about your growing up years and educational background  (to give us some insight into your life and […]

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Oluwatoyin Ogunkanmi : A passion for purposeful parenting

Most children are back to school and some parents are heaving a sign of relief, the fact is that whether your children are at home in school your job as a parent is never quite done. Perhaps this is why Oluwatoyin Ogunkanmi the CEO of Gleekin school supply store decided to get more parenting skills and become a parenting coach. In this piece Toyin shares some of her tips for  working mothers, please read, share and leave your comments as well.  My name is Oluwatoyin Ogunkanmi, I am a Psychologist and a parenting coach, my mission is to equip parents with the necessary […]

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