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#CelebratingWomenCampaign: Super Engineer Yvonne Allanah Speaks on Encouraging STEM in Womenfolk, Beating Imposter Syndrome and Much More.

On this episode of the Celebrating Women Campaign, we celebrate the amazing Yvonne Nkemakonam Allanah, Mechanical Engineer, and Co-Founder of Afro Tech Girls, an organisation poised to encourage girls and young women to embrace the STEM industries. Now this goal does not stop at fun, but indeed puts structures in place to position young Nigerian women to increase Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product…

#Fashion: Interview with the Delectable Alheri of Alheri Style Empire!

  Fashion is a core industry in Nigeria that is guaranteed to bring in serious bucks and improve the Nigerian economy if tapped into appropriately. I was speaking to the delectable Alheri Adamu Sim of Alheri Style Empire and she shared so much of herself as regards her fashion brand and her dreams. Alheri Empire is …

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#Discourse: Nigeria’s Reading Culture, Piracy and Patabah at 30

n existence for 30 years, Patabah has been home to book lovers, stocking the finest of literary pieces, including the works of both established and new Nigerian authors, as well as foreign ones. Founded by Ore Soremekun, Patabah is indeed a chill haven in the heart of Surulere Shopping mall. With cool 90’s music playing in the background, I had a chat with Patabah’s manager who shed some light on the Nigerian reading culture, piracy and authors Patabah has hosted at its beloved book readings…

#Interview: Life and SuccessTalks with Entrepreneur Extraordinaire, Tony Elumelu || #LFDW Special!

  ‘Ambition is the first thing, says Tony Elumelu, speaking at the Lagos Fashion and Design Week. Chairman of United Bank For Africa, Transcorp and Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, he delineates the ingredients for success in more ways than one. Allowing members of the audience ask questions, he also speaks on issues to consider …

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#Interview: Actor and Producer, Patrick Oke Jr, Steadily Emerging with Big dreams and New Films!

  Quirk, a fertile imagination, passion and proper formal education are ingredients that make a formidable and unforgetable actor and producer. With a Degree in Theatre Arts from the University of Lagos and a Postgraduate Degree in  Film and Television Production from Edinburgh Napier University, Patric Oke Jr is poised to take acting and film …

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#Interview: Actor Omobola Akinde Speaks on International Film Festivals, Distinguishing Oneself as an Actor and Her Dreams as an Acting Coach

Though she is new to the scene, she has deep insight into the industry and the skill of acting, which would definitely catapult her into the A List!

Omobola Akinde is very easy going, with a sunny Lagos vibe up on her grind and an answer to every question in this interview with deep thought. But of course, she makes it seem effortless.