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Dangote Foundation Disburses N3.9bn to Women, Youths in 11 States

Dangote Foundation Disburses N3.9bn to Women, Youths in 11 States

Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) has so far disbursed the sum of N3.924 billion to 392,490 women and youths across Kano, Jigawa, Kogi, Adamawa, Borno, Yobe, Lagos, Niger, Nasarawa, Sokoto and Katsina states as part of its micro-grant programme. Additionally, the Foundation has concluded plans to extend the disbursement of the micro grant program to Ogun, […]

Why the World Needs More Entrepreneurial Women In Leadership

Why the World Needs More Entrepreneurial Women In Leadership

When I stepped off a plane in Bali at 22-years-old, I was honestly a little bit terrified. I didn’t know what the future was going to hold, and back then I didn’t have any guarantee that my crazy plans to build a successful career on my own terms would even work. And even though I was eventually […]

4 Common Mistakes To Avoid As A Female Entrepreneur

4 Common Mistakes To Avoid As A Female Entrepreneur

Digital transformation is the new strategic opportunity for women entrepreneurs who are willing to make the most of technologies. Following the global crisis caused by COVID-19 pandemic, many companies faced significant challenges. From modifying their production lines, to a rethinking of their sales channels. Many of them had resisted digitization for different reasons and suddenly had no […]

UK Urged To Force Firms To Publish Plans For Closing Gender Pay Gap

UK Urged To Force Firms To Publish Plans For Closing Gender Pay Gap

Britain should make companies draw up plans for closing their gender pay gaps, women’s rights experts said on Wednesday amid warnings that COVID-19 threatens to worsen inequality. They also urged Britain to set a global example by requiring businesses to report their pay gap according to ethnicity – an idea parliament will consider later this […]

Ms Jacqueline Nyapendi Assumes Leadership Of Young African Women Congress

Ms Jacqueline Nyapendi Assumes Leadership Of Young African Women Congress

Ms Jacqueline Nyapendi, the first Global President of Young African Women Congress (YAWC) assumes office on Friday. YAWC Network is a fraternity of young women of African descent living in Africa and the Diaspora who seek to be empowered and be themselves. According to Ms Nyapendi, the members are change makers for leadership and development […]

Erelu Fayemi, Femi Otedola, Former Ghanaian President {John Mahama} Win ZIK Leadership Prize

Erelu Fayemi, Femi Otedola, Former Ghanaian President {John Mahama} Win ZIK Leadership Prize

ERELU FAYEMI, OTEDOLA, TWO GOVS, FORMER GHANAIAN PRESIDENT WIN ZIK LEADERSHIP PRIZE Wife of Ekiti State Governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, has won the 2018 Zik Leadership Prize for humanitarian Leadership. This was disclosed by the organisers of the annual Prize in Lagos during the week. Her husband, Dr Kayode Fayemi had earlier in 2013 won […]

All Employers Must Pay N30,000 New Minimum Wage – FG

All Employers Must Pay N30,000 New Minimum Wage – FG

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday gave Nigerian workers a surprise package as he signed into law the new monthly minimum wage of N30, 000 for the least paid employee in the country. Instead of the May 1, 2019 implementation date sought by the workers, Buhari said that it became effective from yesterday (April 18). Through his […]

Sometimes, The Best You Can Do Is Just Not Making The Situation Worse.

Sometimes, The Best You Can Do Is Just Not Making The Situation Worse.

No matter how tightly you have control over what happens within your company, there are many outside factors that can take you in unwanted directions. Probably the biggest of these is the greater market you’re operating within: if it’s on an upswing, hopefully, you’re poised to take advantage. If it isn’t, you better know how […]

Zimbabwe’s President Takes Oath As U.S Censure Hangs Over Vote

Zimbabwe’s President Takes Oath As U.S Censure Hangs Over Vote

Emmerson Mnangagwa urged Zimbabwe to unite behind his presidency on Sunday, as he took the oath of office following a divisive election that U.S. observers said had called the country’s democratic credentials into question. The Constitutional Court confirmed Mnangagwa as president on Friday, dismissing a challenge by the man he beat in the July 30 […]

Heroes and Villains of Nigeria’s Parliament Siege

Nigerians still can’t say for sure why armed, masked men held our country’s parliament under siege last week. But the alarming incident had a most joyous ending. They blocked all entrances to the building, denying lawmakers, civil servants and journalists access. It turned out they were operatives of the state’s spy agency, the Department of […]

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