Arunma Oteh, Patricia Obozuwa, Mairo Bashir, Oyeyimika Adeboye… Here are the 50 Leading Ladies in Corporate Nigeria

As the world becomes increasingly aware of the important role women play in the corporate world, Leading Ladies Africa presents a list of 50 Nigerian women who are leading the cavalry in showing the impact they have in the Nigerian corporate and business sector. First of its kind in Nigeria, the #50LeadingLadiesinCorporateNigeria list, published strategically […]

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Adesua Dozie, Teni Apata, Kadaria Ahmed, Ngozi Nkwoji, … These are Nigeria’s 100 Most Inspiring Women in 2019

Leading Ladies Africa presents its annual #100 Most Inspiring Women in Nigeria list for 2019. For the 5th consecutive year, the list features 100 Nigerian women drawn from a diverse range of backgrounds and sectors who are deliberately impacting their world and local communities through the power and strength of their ideas and achievements. The […]

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#LLACareerQuestionnaire First Female Managing Director, African Alliance Says Running an Open Door Policy Minimizes Office Politics

Is office politics stirred up by an employee or an employer? How lethal is it? How should you respond to it? Reactive or Proactive? First Female Managing Director of African Alliance group answers these and more in our Career Questionnaire. What is your number one hack for dealing with difficult colleagues/bosses? Two things – patience […]

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Do You Know Halle Berry is African?

Yes, we all know international award winning American actress, Halle Berry. She is hot, she is good at what she does and she is African. You read that right lol! Here are other things you should know about her. Born to an African-American father and a white mother, Berry has stated that her biracial background […]

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”Stop telling people your dreams, show them” LLA Meets Nigerian-American Entertainment Lawyer, Lady Boss and Creative Director of ’Lola Ade’, Pamela Adewoyin

From lemons to peppers, beets to green beans, raw fruits and vegetables, Nigerian-American multi-faceted Entertainment Lawyer, Business Professional and Entrepreneur, Pamela Adewoyin is transforming raw fruits and vegetables into wearable accessories. As a creative, Pamela showcases her innovative flair through Lola Ade, a jewelry line that infuses West-African culture in producing beautiful fashion statement pieces. […]

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Nse Ikpe-Etim on Dealing With Depression and Raising Kids

Nse Ikpe-Etim has been in the news in recent times and for the RIGHT reasons too. She recently  opened up about having hysterectomy and the attendant emotional and psychological consequences. In a bare it all interview with BellaNaija, she shares some tips for dealing with depression and raising kids. On Dealing with Depression, she said: You […]

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Abike Dabiri-Erewa Appointed as Chairman of Nigerian Citizens in Diaspora Commission

The Senate on May 9, confirmed the appointment of Abike Dabiri-Erewa as the Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian citizens in Diaspora Commission. The letter seeking confirmation of her appointment was sent to the Senate in November 2018. Ms Dabiri-Erewa is currently the Senior Special Adviser to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora. She was […]

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“I believe women should rise up and own themselves” LLA Meets Aramide Abe, Founder- NaijaStartups

Aramide Abe is an entrepreneur and the Executive Director of Naija Startups an entrepreneurship hub of 65,000+ member startups in Africa. Under her leadership, Naija Startups has collaborated with organisations such as Google, Facebook and Microsoft to deliver digital marketing training to millions of African entrepreneurs. She has an MBA from the prestigious INSEAD and […]

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4 Things You Should Know About Leslie Jones

Popular for co-anchoring the Saturday Night Live Show, here are 4 peculiar things you should know about African- American comedian and actress Annette “Leslie” Jones popularly know as Leslie Dogg. Leslie started to do stand-up comedy in college in 1987, when a friend signed her up for a “Funniest Person on Campus” contest. After she won the […]

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Tobechukwu Phillips Breaks 125 Year Record, Makes History as First Black Valedictorian in High School, Texas

Tobechukwu ‘Tobi’ Phillips just broke a barrier as the first Black valedictorian in Alvin High School’s 125 year history. The Texas high school was first established in 1894 and integrated with African-American students in 1965. Phillips earned a cumulative 6.9 GPA on a 4.0 scale, placing her at the top of her class. She only […]

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#LadyBossQuickFive Tosin Oshinowo Says Entrepreneurship is About Impact

Tosin Oshinowo is a registered Architect in Federal Republic of Nigeria and also a member of the Royal Institute of the British Architects.  She has been lead Architect at cmDesign Atelier (cmD+A) since 2012.  cmD+A is an architecture design consultancy practice based in Lagos and is best known for the Maryland Mall, which opened in June 2016. She is quite […]

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#LLACareerQuestionnaire Associate Partner with McKinsey & Company Says She Would Love To Have a Lunch Date With Ibukun Awosika

Should naivety be an excuse for not understanding office politics? What do you do when you are creatively stuck? Pray? take a stroll? How do you deal with difficult bosses? Read Kemi Onabanjo’s answers to our Career Questionnaire. What is your number one hack for dealing with difficult colleagues/bosses?   Prayer is the master key! […]

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