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In event management, safety is vital – Ayo Olayinka

Ayo Olayinka

Ayo Olayinka is the CEO of Bold Idea, a media/entertainment company, with emphasis on radio, television and social assignments that specializes on event management, adult/ children’s parties, carnivals and coverage of special occasions. With an experienced crew made up of radio producers, television directors and camera operators, the company has consistently organized successful events especially children events.

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Youth restiveness is a fall-out of failed parenting – Iyabo Ladipo

A Lawyer turned parenting coach, Mrs.Iyabo Ladipo is also the CEO of Double Portions Bakery in Lagos. She is very passionate about bringing up children with the right values, because she believes that the laissez-faire attitude of parents towards the grooming the children is largely responsible for the breakdown of order in the society. She shared this with Vista Woman recently.

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Re: After Women’s Day Celebrations

It was a nice surprise to have reactions from men on this topic. I hadn’t expected any, because, usually, women’s issues are not regarded serious matters in this country. Once in a while, a few concessions concerning women may be made to ‘humour’ them/ ‘keep’ them quiet, but at no time, so far, are women’s issues taken up with a lot of concern and commitment. However, if men feel obliged enough to write in, concerning our issues, there’s hope for the future. They probably are beginning to realize that we do matter in the scheme of things.

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For constructive development, improve your rural base – Elizabeth Jibuno

A lady with great focus, Mrs.Elizabeth Jibuno is very concerned about the plight of rural dwellers, and she blames their pitiable state which has led to the increase in rural-urban migration lately, on a lack of support from absent indigenes. In an encounter with Vista Woman recently, Mrs.Jibuno shared how she has in the last four years, together with her family, contributed her own quota to the development of her rural origin.

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Mrs Effa-Chukwuma

‘In Nigeria, there’s no criminal justice for women’- Mrs Effa-Chukwuma

The Executive Director of Project Alert on Violence Against Women, Mrs.Josephine Effa Chukwuma is one woman who has been in the vanguard of promoting social justice, especially for abused women and girls in this interview, Mrs.Chukwuma laments the weakness of the Nigerian criminal justice system, attributing it to the rise in acts of gender-based violence in the country. Excerpts:

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Mrs. Kefe Adedibu....No contribution is too small when it comes to embracing humanity.

Rotarians are never tired of giving service – Mrs Adedibu

I joined the Rotary Club of Satellite in 2005. My husband is a Rotarian and I think I was impressed by his commitment. I’ve always had this passion for giving- which is the core of Rotary, therefore, I didn’t find it difficult to decide on joining the club because in Rotary, you must give your time, resources, self and all to serving humanity. As a Rotarian, you’re never tired of giving.

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Re: Law against abandoned pregnancy

Many readers of this page commend Governor Fashola and his team for the bold and worthy step of recognizing this issue as a great problem in our society, and legislating in a way that could bring some relief to the pregnant woman who finds herself abandoned by her partner in the act. However, some believe that there could be some hiccups in the serious implementation of this law.

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I saw death but God didn’t allow me to die – Paulina, woman bathed with acid by ex-lover

THIRTY-EIGHT year-old Ms. Paulina Oghenemere, an indigene of Kokori in Ethiope –East Local Government Area of Delta State, fasted and prayed on August 27, 2010, to cast away the demon tormenting her life. Yet, it was the devil in her green-eyed lover, a father of four, simply identified as Mr. Difference, that knocked on her door at 5 a.m. the next day, and since that ill-fated Thursday when he poured a substance, believed to be concentrated hydrochloric acid, on her face, Paulina’s life has never remained the same.

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CAN President, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor: "I should not respond to foolishness."

CAN president to Sharia Council on Islamic banking: Keep your war drums

NATIONAL President of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, who recently returned to the country after two weeks spiritual retreat abroad, spoke to journalists at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos, on Tuesday, on the state of the nation including the vexed issue of Islamic banking and the insecurity in the nation. The CAN president says members of the House of Representatives disappointed Nigerians on their position on Islamic banking.

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