10 Questions for Osasu Paul-Azino, Coordinator, Pastor Bimbo Odukoya Foundation

Osasu Paul-Azino is the coordinator of the Pastor Bimbo Odukoya Foundation which was founded in 2005 after the passing of the beloved Pastor Bimbo Odukoya. She talks to me about the mission of PBOF, how you can help, and her motivation for what she does in this interview.

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Do You Remember Why You Got Married?

Over the weekend, I was discussing with a group of Christian wives about the chief goal of “wifehood” and “husbandhood” and we worked our way through to a conclusion that we could all agree on. Read more…

5 Business Lessons From Eventful Founder, Yewande Zaccheaus

The story of the event planning industry in Nigeria cannot be told without mentioning Yewande Zaccheaus and her company, Eventful Limited, which she started in October 2002, at a time when the idea of event planning as a profitable venture was strange to Nigerians. Here are 5 business lessons aspiring entrepreneurs can learn from the professional life of this pioneer:

  1. Work experience really does help. Working in a structured environment for a while before setting up your business affords you the opportunity to acquire certain skills and gain advantages you may not have had otherwise, and this is evident to anyone who is familiar with the professional life of Yewande Zaccheaus. Her experience and achievements during her working years enhanced her professional life and gave her unquantifiable leverage when she eventually decided to become an entrepreneur.

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Career of the Week – Tokunbo Aworinde, Creative

How much do you know about careers and how you can find your place using your own skills and talents?

On the first edition of Career of the Week, I interviewed Tokunbo (also known as olatoxic) who has a degree in Creative Arts from the University of Lagos. He handles publications and photography out of the Public Affairs section of the United States Embassy in Nigeria. Read his enlightening interview HERE.

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10 Memories Ireti Doyle Fans Will Always Cherish

There are certain things that only fans of Ireti Doyle can fully relate to, the latest of which includes the way our hearts thrilled to hear her say, “I’m not about to let the Cokers poison my guests” and later watch her raise her eyebrows at the wedding planner who was naïve enough to suggest the Onwukas and the Cokers dance in together. How we’ve watched the trailer of The Wedding Party over and over and cannot wait for the movie to be released already!

Ireti Doyle, who turns 50 next year, is pure class, and she is also a director’s delight; her interpretation of her roles is always superb. Hardworking, beautiful and intelligent, with two decades of TV and film experience under her belt, it is not surprising that she is admired and respected by many. Here are just 10 memories that make her fans smile, sigh and chuckle. Continue reading…

7 Things Women Should Know About Having Kids Later

There are many reasons why a woman may be having her first baby in her mid or late thirties. Many women would rather have children after marriage, and the wedding bells don’t always ring when we’d like. Others try to conceive for years and it doesn’t happen until later, due to fertility issues (their own or their partner’s).

Whatever the reason may be, the fact remains that a woman may find herself still trying to conceive later than desired, and there are certain things she should keep in mind so as to better understand what’s going on, what her options are, and how she can make the best of it all. The point is not to panic or feel pressured, but to be informed. Read more…