Anne Ekwueme: Dressing women who understand Royalty!

Anne Ekwueme is the charming lady behind House of Zibah, a bespoke and pret a porter designer who is fast carving a niche for herself amongst fashion lovers in the FCT. She also has a passion for mentoring young children with a focus of staying pure. Let’s get up close and personal with Anne. Tell us a little about yourself. I am Anne Ekwueme, Married to Uchenna Ekwueme and we are blessed with 4 amazing children. I was born in Kaduna, I grew up there and went to Ahmadu Bello University Zaria.  So pretty much, I was brought up in […]

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She Forum 2017 : EVOLVE or be left behind!

The 2017 Edition of She Forum Africa, a pan-Africa Women Development, Leadership & Lifestyle Conference is scheduled to hold on May 25 this year and I am excited. This is because last years edition was packed full and running over with inspiring speakers, engaging topics and exciting interaction. It was also a great place to network as I met the indomitable conveners of She Forum; Inimfon Etuk and Fadimatu Abubakar Dalil, as well as the amazing Tara Fela-Durotoye. I also got to spend some time with my girls; Bola Ataiyero-Adefila and Funke Baruwa, two women who are doing a great job […]

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Esosa Ikolo : Fighting ignorance against TB!

As we observe World Tuberculosis Day we will be talking to Esosa Ikolo– a writer and motivational speaker.  Her mission is an interesting and important one, to enlighten people about the world’s second biggest infectious disease killing one person a minute. Please give us your brief bio? My name is Esosa and I am passionate about helping others realise and utilise their potentials, to dream big and give life to their dreams so that they live a purpose-filled life. I also lead a health campaign called Be Enlightened about Extra Pulmonary Tuberculosis- (B.E.E.P-TB). I’m a civil engineer and work as […]

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Hidden Figures: 9 Lessons I learnt from the movie

Over the weekend I went to watch the movie “Hidden Figures” with some members of a book club I belong to and I enjoyed it thoroughly! Hidden Figures is a movie based on the historical novel by “Margot Lee Shetterly” (which I have to read!)  . It tells the amazing story of three African American women;  Katherine Goble (played by Taraji P. Henson)  , Mary Jackson ( played by Janelle Monae) and Dorothy Vaughn (played by Octavia Spencer) who worked as mathematicians in NASA  in the 1960s and had to deal with the double bias of being women and being […]

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Barrister Amina Oyiza Yahaya Bello : Passionately making a difference

Barrister Amina Oyiza Yahaya Bello is the wife of the Executive Governor of Kogi State. She is a Lawyer, Educationist and Multi-preneur who has a strong passion for helping children with special needs. She speaks about her work through  Hayat Foundation which she named after her son Hayatullah. Read her story and be inspired. Please tell us about your growing up years? I was  born almost 39 years ago to the family of Yakubu Momoh where  I am the second of eight siblings. I spent the first decade of my life with my grandmother in Kuroko, Kogi State where my […]

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Bukky Karibi-Whyte : The PR Queen

Bukky Karibi-Whyte is the founder of Bobby Taylor Company and Invicta Africa where she dedicates herself to public relations in both the luxury and corporate sector. This mother of three is definitely one of the biggest names in PR on the continent and has honed her skills by handling huge briefs for international brands like Estee Lauder and MAC. Lets read her  story and be inspired. Bukky, please tell us a bit about yourself. My name is Bukky Karibi-Whyte. I am a 34 year old female born in Lagos, Nigeria. I  attended the University of Massachusetts in Amherst for my undergraduate […]

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Discovering your Writing Niche: A free 5 day course

Yippee! I’m really excited about my first writing course. This course is more of a challenge as I task you to discover what writing niche will work best for you. In this course we will talk about different niches so you can reflect on which niche or niches you are drawn to. This course will only cost you about  20minutes of your time each day so go ahead and subscribe. Best of all this course is interactive as we can all learn little snippets from each other on how to improve our writing. If you have already subscribed share your […]

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