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Is your water potable?

The popular saying “Water, e no get enemy!” culled from one of late Fela Anikulapo’s hit tracks connotes the extremely essential role water plays in human life. From washing to cleaning and cooking, not a single home functions without water each day. But while this amenity may be available for such domestic uses most times, the unavailability of safe drinking water remains a major burden for most families and communities in Nigeria. In fact, as a recent World Health Organisation, WHO, report puts it, less than a fifth of Nigeria’s population has access to potable water.

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Being receptive to change does not stop it from happening  – Yvonne Ruke Akpoveta

Yvonne Ruke Akpoveta is an International business change and motivational keynote speaker; who facilitates small and large group sessions to bring about positive change and desired results. Passionate about positive change, she works with entrepreneurs and leaders to help them transition through change, drive the results they desire and achieve their goals. It is this drive that has enabled her and her team to bring to the shores of Nigeria the change leadership series, which is a Pan-African corporate and entrepreneurial sequence of events held annually.

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Statement Accessories

While the woman is the canvas and the clothes are the painting, the accessories are the finishing in any fine work of art. The stylish woman can be referred to as the work of art and her accessories- the finishing- will fully determine whether she is just art, or fine art.

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Women like Sports too

If anyone is looking forward to a day when sports will stop being big business, they have a long wait ahead of them. Yet, it is on the rare occasion that women audiences and stakeholders are put into consideration when drawing up budgets. The figures suggest things ought to be different.

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Empowerment for 380 IDPs

MISFORTUNE yet fortunate; devastated and rendered homeless but comforted. These are some of the words one can use to describe the victims of the North-East terrorist attack (Boko Haram) some of which have now relocated to Uhogua Internally Displaced Persons Camp, International Christian Center Mission, Edo State.

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Roundtable Conference: Women in governance; the journey so far

AMIDST various studies that have reinforced the value women bring into politics and particularly governance, Nigeria is still lagging behind in opening up more spaces for women. For what it is worth, we seem to be taking a nose dive after making concerted efforts in the last administration to amplify the voices of women in governance. Today we have fewer female senators, ministers and are still yet to produce a female governor.

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Spa pros and cons

Fuel queues everywhere, crazy traffic and heat enough to roast a barbecue; have all taking their toll. The bad economy is not making things any easier, either. As the summer holidays approach us, a spa holiday might be one to consider, regardless of cost implications. Here is why:-

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With Sandra and Child, 3,000 children have access to education — Sandra, Miss Globe

By Prisca Sam-Duru WITH the view to helping the Nigerian child through with quality education and entrepreneurship skills, Sandra and Child, a non-governmental organisation has flagged-off its Project 3,000 initiative tagged, “Lifting up children from poverty”. Vanguard encountered the founder of the organisation, Miss Sandra Ogbebor, during the launch of her pet project in Lagos.
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Does the machine do the job?

WITH the issue of sex toys springing up from different crannies, the question that boggles the mind would be, Do women really use sex toys in this part of the world? Hmmmm. Interestingly enough, the issue of sex toys amongst women has always brought about bad blood among various people. With a lot of views, some of which would seem to be holier than thou, whether we like it or not, this is an issue women should learn to come forth with and be honest about.

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