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JMC empowers over 100 vulnerable women, orphans

Widows and orphans residing in Ojodu-Berger area of Lagos recently had a reason to celebrate as Jay Mecare Foundation (JMC), a non-profit organization, organised a workshop for them and the aged with a conference centred on motivation and empowerment for vulnerable women and youths. The one day event attracted dozens of participants that were engaged in various vocational skills, health tips, entrepreneurial lectures and moral counseling.

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Joe-Ezigbo: Without energy, the diversification of the economy would be too big a goal to attain

I love the book ‘The Goal’ by Eliyahu M. Goldrat. It’s simply brilliant and a must-read for anyone looking for continuous improvement in their operations. I would also recommend the ‘E-myth revisited’ by Michael Gerber for anyone in the entrepreneurial space, regardless of whether they are a start-up or have been in business for a while. Another remarkable read for me in terms of its practicality and adaptability to every business is ‘Growing Pains: Transitioning from an Entrepreneurship to a Professionally Managed Firm’ by Eric Flamholtz and Yvonne Randle.

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I see only opportunities in this recession – Omilola Oshikoya, Africa’s Premier Wealth Coach

She looked unassuming as she walked through the door of the restaurant, a serene and homely outlet along an ever-busy expressway in Lagos— our venue for this interview. Her long, curly black and gold attached hair cascaded down her shoulders, giving the impression of a lady in her mid-twenties. In fact, Omilola Oshikoya looked the perfect embodiment of the ‘richer life,’ a term you will soon understand.

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Lagos governor joins wife, women to kick against FGM

Governor Akinwumi Ambode of Lagos State has called for zero tolerance for female genital mutilation alongside his wife and founder of Hope for Women in Nigeria Initiative, HOFOWEM, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode, who also called for a multi-disciplinary approach to ending the practice while stressing that the effort would involve legislations, professional health organizations, women empowerment and public sensitization.

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Outlook: I stand with girls

I RECENTLY have been paying apt attention to the unfolding events in the Somalia presidential race, not because the election will influence major foreign policy discussions, but because of a particular aspirant whose campaign is redefining the playing field and reinforcing the truism that girl child education is an economic and socio-political imperative.

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Getting the best rest you need

Most women are juggling what seem to be a million different tasks as they try to maintain balance by being phenomenal homemakers, perfect mothers, and career goddesses—all at the same time. Unfortunately, many unconsciously put the needs of other people before themselves along the line and then end up a total wreck.

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Rape threatens mental health – Fitness Coach, Kwavi Agbeyegbe

Kwavi Agbeyegbe is a reputable Dietician and a weight loss expert/lifestyle coach; as well as being a wife. She graduated with a degree in Information and Technology at the University of West London and went further to obtain a Master’s in Medical Informatics at a University in Boston, USA. Today, she has gained a reputation in the US for having helped a lot of people stay healthy and in shape.

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