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I can’t say I know Dr. Amina Sobodu very well and I can’t say I don’t know her at all. We were classmates at the College of Medicine and for most part, she was very quiet. Every now and ...
 
“What happened to me was traumatic….” “It was incest from my most trusted and most loved uncle who I had loved all my life…I couldn’t tell anyone because I loved him” “….He was a policeman and he would show me a gun every morning threatening that he would kill me if I told anyone and I ...
Alima Atta
There is this myth that women do not support other women in business and in my lifetime, I have found that to be completely false. Alima Atta especially exemplified a woman who supported other women. When I heard of Alima’s passing, I cannot explain the emotions felt. Alima was a phenomenal ...
Raffia Motorcycle
Isn't this awesome? Take a few minutes break from work to appreciate some arts and crafts! :)We stumbled across this really cool photo of a motorcycle made from raffia.According to online sources, it was made in Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State.Awesome!Photo Credit: Nairaland
I have come to see that many people sincerely want to be judged by their intentions when people can only judge you by your actions. There are so many times we take steps that people don't understand even though we had good intentions but the actions are wrong. If you want to move on well in ...
Ladybrille Magazine has featured Uduak Oduok, a speaker, attorney, journalist, author and recognized visionary and trailblazer, as the Ladybrille Woman of the Month for June 2015 for it’s special anniversary issue. With a gorgeous smile and a pretty yellow blouse, Uduak Oduok covers the ...
The 2015 World Economic Forum in Africa is currently ongoing in Cape Town, South Africa with different segments and aspects to the conference. Former Mnet Africa boss, Biola Alabi as well as Former Minister Ngozi Okonjo Iweala attended a session on Gender Parity yesterday while Omotola ...
Award winning actress, broadcaster, wife and mother, Iretiola Doyle, was recently named Brand Ambassador for Fairy Dishwashing Liquid. She describes the relationship as the right round peg in the right round hole - a perfect match. The Journey to Fame: Education and Career She moved to ...
When you loved someone who died young, you never really forget. It changes you. I am reminded of this as I go through my old journal. The journal in which I wrote in many, many years ago. As I scanned through it, I realized that even after all these years, I still can’t bear to read it. The ...
Okiki-Marinho
We watched designer Okiki Marinho's inspiring interview with Misi Molu of Pulse TV and we just had to share. Okiki is a former investment banker turned designer, on the show, she shares her emotional journey towards becoming a mum. From ectopic pregnancies which led to the loss of her fallopian ...
Last week, award winning author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie gave a rousing speech to the 2015 graduating set of  Wellesley College, Massachusetts. As usual, Adichie encourages women to be the best they can be, irrespective of the circumstances they find themselves in.   "Your standardized ...
Several years ago I had an experience when I was a student in a secondary school. It was a phase in my life that I will never forget because of the very many lessons I can take away from period and the school itself. One of such great experiences is to never allow other people determine for me ...
When I was 4 years old, my mom died. I do not remember how I transitioned to the absence of her being, or the lack of a voice that shot me up with startling happiness. I do not even remember her voice. Most of what I have are pictures - square shaped, often peeled white around its edges- ...
Evil, they say, prevails when good men fail to act; but there seem to be a kind of evil that doesn’t readily come to mind when we flaunt this saying. It is the evil caused by good men who lack basic knowledge about the past. From the way Nigeria falls repeatedly into cycle of errors, it is ...
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If you need a pick me up to get you through a bad day, this video right here is IT! At the 2015 graduation ceremony of Dillard University, New Orleans, actor, Denzel Washington gave a stirring commencement speech. There are a number of valuable nuggets of wisdom in his speech. We'll share a ...
The Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, has called on secondary school students in the state to fully embrace the Spirit of Lagos’ School Challenge Initiative, aimed at bringing about solutions to some of the social problems the students face in their communities. The ...
FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria PLC celebrates its top brand, Peak Milk at 60. The colorful milestone celebration of 60 years of nourishing goodness was staged inside the magnificent Zinnia Hall of the Eko Hotel and Suites on Saturday, 23rd of May 2015. The event was well attended by ...
Recently, I have been thinking about children a lot. I am single and I hope to get married and have two boys and a girl. My baby girl will be my pension baby. I say this all the time; but recently, my thoughts about kids and the unborn have become deliberate. Out of nowhere, my friend, ...
Have you ever had to endure the painful experience of being a victim of fraud or identity theft in which personal documents are stolen and the data is used fraudulently? Your financial information is very personal and must be carefully protected. In today’s “virtual” world, we are much more ...
A lot of gay Nigerians are increasingly stepping into the limelight to campaign for their rights as human beings deserving of respect and peace of mind in their own country. This is a noble and worthwhile pursuit, but it has led a lot of Nigerians to believe (and verbalize) that those who ...
Tolu Falode recently launched a book titled "Gift of Grace: A Sibling Bond" to mark her brother, Toba's Posthumous 21st birthday. Tolu, who is the daughter of AIT Sports Broadcaster, Aisha Falode, had earlier penned an emotional tribute (click here if you missed it) to Toba who died on the ...

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Rocks on the Road? Store them all, one day you will build a castle.
~ Eric Abidal

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