“I am constantly chasing the next opportunity to create something that adds value” Zainab Balogun speaks with Leading Ladies Africa.

When Zainab Balogun made her way back to Nigeria some years ago, there was only one goal on her mind: to push her love for media and entertainment beyond a hobby and to make it work. The brave move paid off, as she is now one of Africa’s accomplished media professionals and actors. Zainab chats […]

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Genevieve Nnaji’s “LionHeart” Makes a Case for A New Nigeria and the Possibilities ‘The Girl Child’ Represents.

Lionheart a 2018 Nigerian movie produced by Chinny Onwugbenu and directed by Genevieve Nnaji tells the story of the lead female character ‘Adaeze Obiagu’ (portrayed by Genevieve Nnaji), who wants to take over the management as well as oversee the executive processes of the family company following health complications suffered by her father ‘Ernest Obiagu’ […]

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Zara Simon-Ogan “Efik-Zara” is our Style Inspiration for Naturalista’s

From studying at the Mannes School of Music in New York City, co-founding a handbag company called JIST Couture to owning a vlog promoting naturalistas; this brand/social media influencer and natural hair vlogger, Zara Simon–Oga known as “EfikZara” is our style inspiration on the blog today! The Violinist who found fame on Instagram and YouTube […]

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“There are so many things you can learn from failing.” Lessons from Adaku Ufere #CareerConversations IG Live Series.

  Energy, Gender & Development Consultant Adaku Ufere is an award-winning energy professional with over a decade’s experience leading multicultural and multilingual teams across Africa in the structuring, negotiation and implementation of energy and natural resource projects in Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, South Sudan, Nigeria, South Africa, Sao Tome & Principe, Cameroon, Uganda, Congo and other Sub-Saharan […]

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On Styling that Petite Body and Aderinola Odugbesan Thomas’ Style Game!

Described as “fashion industry’s best dressed accident”, Aderinola Odugbesan-Thomas is your go to for colourful fashion and style hacks. From teaching you how to style your fashion pieces to educating you on over accessorising, shoe/purse/clutch pairing tips and lots more, she has carved a niche for herself in the fashion industry. She is a Fashion […]

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#SisterSister 7 Style Inspiration From Eku and Kessiana Thorley’s ‘Look Book’.

Eku Edewor-Thorley 31, is a British Nigerian actress, television presenter, and model best known for her work as host of the entertainment television program, 53 Extra on Africa Magic. Eku attended Warwick University in Coventry, England and graduated with honors in English Literature and Theatre Studies. She then successfully completed a three-month course in acting […]

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For The Love of Ariyike Akinbobola and Five Reasons Why She Is Bae!

Ariyike Akinbobola is an Entertainment Lawyer and Consultant with a career spanning over 7 years proven experience in TV presenting and Public Speaking. She is a multiple award winning Nigerian TV talk show host and Public speaker. She has worked as an associate producer and TV presenter for Spice TV a fashion and lifestyle channel for […]

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For “Tosyn Bucknor”, A Leading Lady Through and Through.

Nigerian media personality, actress, and social media content creator “Oluwatosin Bucknor” popularly known as Tosyn Bucknor or “Area Mama” did more than live. After  bagging a degree in (LAW) from the University of Lagos, she delved into Radio hosting and media fully and left an impact that would forever resonate in our hearts. Talk of […]

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“My Greatest Achievement Is Being Able To Put A Smile On The Faces Of Shoe Cobblers” – #LLA Meets Cynthia Chisom Ezechukwu, Founder, The Aboki Shoe Repair Africa.

At Leading Ladies  Africa, our mission is to promote leadership at all levels to create the next generation of African Leaders who will provide sustainable solutions to Africa’s most pressing and socio- economic challenges. At the grassroots level, we have discovered some women doing incredible things and we are excited to share their journies with you. […]

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“I know how a mistake can disguise itself as a new beginning so I believe in letting go” Titilope Sonuga.

Can we all take a moment to soak in the phenomenon that is Titilope Sonuga Like brittle paper puts it, Titilope is a “remarkable discovery.” Although right now, we do believe she is more a “force” than a “discovery” but very remarkable nonetheless. Recently, I stumbled dug up a performance she gave four years ago.  It was […]

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