Tag Archives: Women

Diary of A Nigerian Influencer: The Brand Model Edit

I n this edition of our series we’ll be interviewing a brand model influencer, who specializes in modeling clothes, shoes and accessories. Bolu Akingbade or Big B as she is affectionately called is a final year software engineering Babcock University tech bae, who also models in her free time and has turned this into a […]

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Diary of A Nigerian Influencer: The Product Influencer Edit

S ocial media influencers have swiftly plugged the gaps left over by an online advertising industry in Nigeria which never quite took off. Maintaining the balance between consistently sharing engaging content whilst driving paid promotions for brands may not be as easy as we think. This series pulls back the curtain on what truly goes […]

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The Bird App: Nigeria’s Fourth Emergency Service

Twitter has always been different from the other apps in terms of realism, people are constantly spewing raw and unfiltered opinions on there, everyone’s in a constant feud of your words against mine. I never imagined that Nigerian Twitter would be able to unify its voice for one cause and then the COVID pandemic happened. […]

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A Haiku And Tanka Exhibition: A creative journey feature sublimely gifted artists

This past week I had the rare privilege to attend an exhibition titled A Haiku and Tanka Exhibition for WE DEM (Nigerians in the homeland) curated by the edgy and forward-thinking Tribe XX Lab. Elita, Emalohi Iruobe, Etopima Umanah, Yewande Oyeniyi, Tolu Oyewale, Olamidotun Oshilaja and Oluwaseni Akinyemi were the young creatives presented with the […]

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Breaking the gender gap in the Nigerian technology ecosystem

With new developments in STEM and IT, we’ve witnessed a seachange in the dynamics of the technology industry. IT has slowly but surely embedded itself in every area of society taking over the roles of men and women thereby reducing the workload for the people. Countries in the first or third worlds have swiftly begun […]

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Choose To Challenge – IWD 2021

Of all years this is the one where sticking one’s head above the parapet and genuinely having a go are the attitude. I mean, why not? With the covid-19 pandemic still raging in our lives resilience and stoicism are fantastic traits. It is no surprise then that a Nujuum Hashi a Somalian former nurse and […]

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What would life be without mum?

In this unprecedented era of COVID-19 lockdowns and self-isolation, one is left to contemplate life without mothers – the hearth of the home. They provide the succour and emotional stability upon which the entire family draws – especially during tough times. To date we are as yet reminded of their daring deeds even as they […]

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Celebrating IWD in 2020: WomenByWomen

It’s that time of the year when we celebrate the girl child: her travails, her contributions, her ascendency. In commemoration of this year’s event ActionAid UK has organised an exhibition in London’s gallery@oxo titled WomenByWomen – a coming together of women photographers and interesting female subjects. From the hills of Afganistan to the the mining […]

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William Benson’s Emotan @ MUSON

After a well received run earlier this year in the heart of the Benin kingdom, Duke of Shomolu’s production of William Benson‘s Emotan at MUSON‘s Agip Recital Hall. The story which revolves around Benson’s deft mixture of oral history and some really creative writing sheds some light on Emotan the proprietress of Benin’s first day […]

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Women Unwind @Lil Zanzibar

“It is not enough to simply cut back on obligations. You need to deliberately take some time for yourself and allow your mind, spirit, and body to recharge. – TheGlams Events With their maiden event tagged #WomenDayCation1.0 the resourceful folks at TheGlams Events aim to create an event exclusively aimed at women where they can […]

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