HERstory

Nigeria at 60: Pioneering Women

Nigeria at 60: Pioneering Women The Nigerian story is a long history filled with acts of valour form men. We often forget that there were women who were shoulder-to-shoulder with these men during our pre-independence…

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Bolanle Awe

Renowned Administrator And Scholar A historian, scholar, teacher, author and gender analyst of high repute, Bolanle’s love for the lettered world has not waned. Through her pen and voice, she has worked tirelessly to inform…


Olufunke Osibodu

Funke had always known she wanted to be a banker. She went for her dream and made it big, in the process heading several positions in a number of top-notch banks. But this was not…


Adetutu Adeleke

Industrialist and Foremost Female Director Raised by a widowed father and an initially harsh stepmother, Adetutu weathered various storms in years of childhood. She was later employed by Tate Lyle as an Assistant to the…


Opral Benson

Opral Benson, also known as ‘Iya Oge of Lagos’, is the first woman to be awarded the title by a traditional ruler in Nigeria. She is an entrepreneur and business impresario. She studied at Morris…


Benedikter Molokwu

Bennedikter had a dream childhood. She was the last child in a loving family and enjoyed her growing-up days. Her first major challenge, like many a youngster, came in the form of making a career…


Ndidi Nwuneli

Ndidi Nwuneli

Ndidi Nwuneli, MFR, has over fourteen years of experience in international development. Following her early years as a management consultant with McKinsey & Co., Nwuneli returned to Nigeria to fulfil her passion of promoting entrepreneurship…


Solid foundation births a foundation

Aisha Muhammad-Oyebode From the fairytale life as the daughter of a top military officer, Aisha was thrust into a bitter reality when her father, then Head of State was killed in a coup attempt, In…