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Roses or the Debit-card: What do women want?

EVER wondered why almost every young man in town is in love with Adekunle Gold’s new hit Orente? As confessed by a few, the ‘very comfortable’ personality of the figurative woman created in the song very much appeal to them. Orente, as portrayed in the video, is a good woman, who is content with her man, even though he is very low on cash- or even flat broke.

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How real estate bizwoman, Furo Giami, is redefining ‘women empowerment’

When you think women empowerment, you naturally think economic and political emancipation with little or emphasis on ‘formal education’. Mrs Furo Giami, a real estate practitioner and an unapologetic advocate for women empowerment, however firmly believes holistic empowerment, even for the least woman, will be impossible without formal education. The Founder of Centre for Economic & Leadership Development, an organization inspiring women across different continents, including America, Asia and Africa, speaks on the vision behind her forthcoming Nigeria Power Women Conference billed to hold in Abuja later this month; and more in this interview with Woman’s Own.

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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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