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Our system suppresses growth, progress of women – Mrs. Oyeyemi Tinubu

She admires greatly,women like Mrs.Ransome Kuti and Queen Amina of Zaria who fought bravely for the liberation of women in Nigeria. A member of the Young Women Christian Association-YWCA since 1969, Mrs.Oyeyemi Tinubu is the Chairperson, National Membership Committee, YWCA. In this interview, she bemoans the dwindling effect of the judicial system on women’s movement in the country and x-rays how women are manipulated even in politics.

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Standing firmly by the good in our culture

If you’re African, especially if you’re Nigerian, you’re born into one culture or the other, whether you’re conscious of that fact or not. It is not put down in book form, but is passed on by our parents, and by the larger society. There are things you just don’t do because of the culture you were born into. Some of these have to do with moral values/ethics, sanitation, and deference to what rulers stand for.

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Married to a monarch doesn’t deny me freedom to serve – Tonia Agugoesi

For her, service to humanity is the essence of man’s existence. A royal mother and senior serving officer of the Nigerian Customs with a Masters degree in Political Science, Rotarian Anthonia Agugoesi is the charter President of the Rotary Club of Festac Central. The club which officially took-off with twenty-nine members recently in Lagos is the offspring of the Rotary Club of Festac. In this interview, she speaks on her zeal for selfless service and plans for the club among other issues. Enjoy!

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I believe life is about service despite my misfortune – Titi Ojeifo

Her life reflects the scripture verse which says “Let us not be weary in doing good…” Despite the loss of her beloved husband and only child to the scourge of death, Mrs.Titilayo Ramatu Ojeifo’s passion for impacting lives has continued to grow in leaps and bounds. Here, Titi, the current President of Soroptimist International of Lagos Mainland, who is the General Manager, Industrial Equipment Division, R.T Briscoe Nigeria Plc, shares her plans to intensify her service to God through service to humanity. Enjoy!

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At 70, men still run after me – Rev. Margaret Idahosa

…Narrates how husband died after returning from crusade
She looks so much younger! ‘A rare gem flying her husband’s flag even after his death’, that’s the description that best suits her. Fifteen years after the death of Archbishop Benson Idahosa, Margaret Benson-Idahosa, the Archbishop of the Church of God International, who She turns 70 on July 29, has remained a symbol of grace and her strides have remained a proof of the power of faith. In this interview, Archbishop Margaret Idahosa who was in Lagos for her annual Christian Women Fellowship International- CWFI, shares memories of her husband and childhood amongst sundry issues. Excerpts:

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Our Food, Health & The Experts

Thanks to those experts on healthy-eating, who are constantly telling us what is right/wrong for us to feed our system with, many people in most parts of the world are now cautious about what they eat and drink. You can’t help but join in, if you want your body to hold together, so that you can be healthy, active, and hopefully, live long.

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Women’s movement in Nigeria lacks solidarity – Dr Abiola Akiyode

Dr.(Mrs.)Abiola Akiyode-Afolabi is an activist of note within and outside Nigeria. The Executive Director of Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre- WARDC, in this interview, among other issues, she suggests the need for a gender struggle that is less elitist and which would easily accommodate the rural women who largely constitute the female population in Nigeria.

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