How To Build Your Brand and Get Paid For It

On a Saturday morning, the Sisters Network held a book reading at La Maison Cafe in Abuja. The book discussed was “Little Black Book: A Toolkit for Working Women,” written by Otegha Uwagba. Sisters Network is a network for female entrepreneurs and professionals. Their mission is to Inspire, Impact and Influence. They aspire to become […]

Sekinat Sanni on Creating a Platform of Empowerment

Sekinat Sanni is an entrepreneur who started her journey to entrepreneurship through her blog. Her blog at SekinaSanni is a channel that is aimed at empowering, influencing and coaching women and men. Her site is geared towards embracing personal development and self-growth globally. In addition to personal development, she’s also interested in the field of […]

To the Nigerian Woman

To the Nigerian Woman, In spite of what our society and culture emphasizes, let’s remember, we are not solely defined by marital status. Marriage is a great bond and commitment made for lifelong companionship, not the ultimate conquest. For the mothers, regardless of what you hear, believe that having the girl first or only girls […]

3 Things I Like About the Jumpsuit

I’m such a fan of wearing jumpsuits. I have one in black, red, blue, polka-dots and black and white African prints. I will most likely purchase more in other colors. Jumpsuits are sort of my favorite outfit and here are the reasons why. It’s Flexible One of my favorite things about the jumpsuit is that you […]

What I Know & Hope For As I Enter Mid-Twenties

Today, I enter my mid-twenties. Getting older is something that I look forward to because of change. Each year, I learn more about myself. I shed old layers of myself and I come to a better place of being comfortable with who I am. That is the best part for me about getting older. I […]

3 Tips to Style Black to Make it Stand Out at Work

Black is simple and classy which can make it the first choice to buy for corporate clothing. But wearing black can also be dull so I have some black items you can incorporate into your wardrobe to make the outfit stand out more. Walk in like a Boss in The Black Jumpsuit You might not […]

3 Tips on Styling the Ankara Top with Jeans

Ankara clothing is great. I love the colors in the fabric. I also like that there are a variety of styles to choose when you want to sew it. Another great thing about Ankara wear is how flexible it is. If you sew an Ankara top and skirt, you can still pair the top on […]

Why I Love Romantic Comedies

I’ve watched “The Wedding Party 2” and I enjoyed it. If you don’t know about the movie, it’s the sequel to the highly popular “The Wedding Party” that told the story of the love of Dunni who comes from a Yoruba family, getting married to Dozie from an Igbo family. Dunni’s character is innocent and […]

What Feminism Means to Me

It was in university that I started to think about the importance of women issues. It was an elective in Women and Literary Studies that led me to add Women Studies as a minor concentration. Then, I would become part of a team on our campus that revived the women center. We held workshops on […]