Category: Women We Love

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Women We Love: Olubunmi Daramaja – Founder, WAHA Initiative

Women We Love: Olubunmi Daramaja – Founder, WAHA Initiative

Our Woman crush this week is Olubunmi Daramaja, a woman who has is on a mission to eliminate Hepatitis with her non-profit organization, the WAHA Initiative. In this interview, she shares with us why she chose this mission… Can you give us a brief insight into your background? I attended St. Teresa’s College in Ibadan,...

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Women We Love: Nelly Agbogu

Women We Love: Nelly Agbogu

I recently read her feature on BellaNaija, and I was inspired. It was an honest account of the first hand struggles of a woman trying to lose weight. I decided there and then that I was going to find out more about this inspiring woman. When I did, I couldn’t help but share her story...

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Women We Love: Khalana Barfield Brown

Women We Love: Khalana Barfield Brown

We are spreading major Black Girl Magic inspiration today. Serving us this inspiration is no other than Khalana Barfield, Fashion and Beauty Editor at Large of Instyle Magazine – one of the most circulated magazines in the world for beauty, fashion and style. It seems rather unlikely for a young woman of colour to be among...

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Women We Love: Njideka Akunyili Crosby

Women We Love: Njideka Akunyili Crosby

It is hard to forget the Late Dora Akunyii, former Director General of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control of Nigeria and Nigerian Minister of Information and Communications who died in 2014 after a battle with Cancer. The Akunyili name is back on our lips again, but for very different reasons this...

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Women We Love: Aishah Ahmad

Women We Love: Aishah Ahmad

The internet was agog last week when news broke about Aisha Ahmad’s nomination as the Deputy Governor of CBN.  The fact that she was nominated by the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria is a feat in itself. (Right here would be where I insert the clapping hands emoji.) Talk about beauty with brains....

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Women We Love: Sophia Ike-Onu (Founder/CEO The 5k Shop)

Women We Love: Sophia Ike-Onu (Founder/CEO The 5k Shop)

I always catch myself stalking fashion pages and style bloggers on Instagram, I “ooh” and “ahh” at the fabulous pieces, mixing and matching them in my head, but all too soon I am plunged back to life, back to my reality. It is the utmost dream of every girl to wake up to a closet...

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Women We Love: Chiamaka Obuekwe

Women We Love: Chiamaka Obuekwe

If you are an avid user of social media (as most of us are) and you haven’t heard of “Social Prefect Tours”,  I’m sorry but I have to ask: What have you really been doing on social media? Social Prefect Tours is a brand that is dedicated to promoting local tourism in Africa, particularly Nigeria....

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Women We Love: Bolanle Olukanni

Women We Love: Bolanle Olukanni

Since her return to Nigeria in 2013, she has graced our TV screens and she shows no signs of stopping anytime soon. You probably know her as the eloquent, beautiful and ever smiling co host of MTN Project Fame or one of the ladies from Moments on Ebonylife TV, or the host of On The Red...

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Women We Love: Kiki Osinbajo

Women We Love: Kiki Osinbajo

The thriving Nigeria Beauty industry is no doubt the current big thing, both in Nigeria and Africa as a whole. Over the years, Phenomenal power houses like Tara Fela – Durotoye, Banke Meshida – Lawal and Oke Maduewesi, amongst other women, have worked to put the beauty industry on the map. And lately, many young entrepreneurs...