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According to Forbes, her real time Net Worth as of September 24, 2016, was $3.3 Billion.
She’s Isabel dos Santos, Africa’s richest woman according to Forbes 2016 research. Her rise to stardom is a truism of John Mason’s assertion: “The world makes room for a person of purpose.” According to Forbes, her real time Net Worth […]

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Personal Letter To All Singles

Just couldn’t get past writing a letter to all singles particularly when I came across an article addressing the wahala, like they say here in Nigeria, a popular Nigerian blogger is facing from her fans because of her house and husband matter. She just acquired a house at N450m. The question on everyone lips is […]

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Maya Angelou

WITH the death the other day of world’s acclaimed African-American poet, essayist, civil activist, journalist, film producer and teacher, Maya Angelou, the world has lost one of its most articulate voices of compassion and humanism.
Maya Angelou was a lady of remarkable intellect and immense literary skills, who published seven autobiographies, three books […]

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First woman elected to lead the AU

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomes the election of Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma of South Africa as Chairperson of the African Union Commission, and congratulates her on being the first African woman chosen to lead the regional body, his spokesperson said today.
“The Secretary-General looks forward to working closely with Dr. Zuma on peace and security issues, as well as […]

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Quotes from Maya Angelou

Maya is America’s Renaissance Woman. Poet, historian, singer, dancer, director, activist—many other “labels” apply yet they do not even begin to tell the story of this remarkable woman who turns 84 this year.
How I happened to be thinking about her is that I was commenting on someone’s post and left a quote by Maya. After […]

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The removal of fuel subsidy for many Nigerians is a path to destruction and a slap in the face by the President. An action many saw as callous because of its timing. A period when most Nigerians were celebrating. Majority were just returning from the holiday break, after spending a lot on families and festivities. […]

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The role of women in our society cannot be over emphasized. Over the years they have played crucial roles in the formation and development of the society. Today, their roles have evolved with visibility in front line issues that affect them and the society, probably due to educational opportunities. With education more women are becoming […]

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Our Environment

The first female African Noble laureate Wangari Maathai, the Kenyan environmental activist was at the forefront in the fight to save the environment. Culled from my Interview with her.
Her determination to bring about a change has pushed her beyond limits she never imagined, despite continued opposition to her work in the home front. To her […]

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The way the Nigerian society is structured is sad because it is not favorable to the Nigerian woman. The fact is gender inequality still exists in certain sectors of the economy and is more on the side of women than men. So, given what is visibly a backward trend, women empowerment and sustainable growth must […]

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Education in Nigeria

Prof. Grace Alele Williams, first female vice chancellor in Nigeria and sub-saharan Africa baring her mind on education in Nigeria.
I was born in Warri, now in Delta state. I was a rather sickly child and did not get to school until I was almost seven in 1939. I enjoyed learning and I moved on quickly […]

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