Leading Ladies of Abuja: 5 Female Entrepreneurs in Abuja making waves

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Today we will like to shed some light and sprinkle some glitter on some Leading Ladies in Abuja, Nigeria. These women have changed the game of entrepreneurship in Abuja, bringing their businesses to centre stage with the level of positivity, passion and perfection they have put into their work.

If you’re still reading this, it indicates your interest in finding out who our Leading Ladies of Abuja are. Here is the list below!

Samiah Oyekan


Samiah is the founder of The Gift Source; an Abuja based Gift Concierge Company specializing in unique gifts and gift boxes for all occasions. Samiah is a certified Doctor with an MBBS from the Lagos State College of Medicine. But she has pursued her passion for entrepreneurship since she was 17 and studying to be a Doctor. She started The Gift Source when she noticed that there was a gap for the provision for quality gift items and she decided to fill in that gap, providing quality and affordable gift items.

Samiah runs two other successful businesses apart from The Gift Source namely; Fusion Lifestyle and Jewelscent Nigeria. All based in Abuja Nigeria.


Fatima Mamza


Fatima founded Mamza Beauty, an innovative Make-up and Beauty firm currently based in Abuja. Mamza Beauty, in addition to Makeup Artistry offers beauty tips, consultation services, and a variety of basic skin care, general health and well being guides. At Mamza Beauty they believe that glowing skin is a reflection of the inner healthiness and perfect body metabolism.

Client reviews have proven that Mamza Beauty brings out the best in your face and skin. Little wonder why the First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria would put her on a flight all the way to New York to glam her up just before the UN meeting.

Hudayya Fadoul Abacha


Hudayya Fadoul is the founder of Hudayya Bridal Emporium, a leading Bridal Couture company. Her eye for detail and ability to create bespoke wedding dresses and exquisite luxury pieces is what sets Huda apart from the crowd. She is one of the prominent female entrepreneurs in the Northern part of the country creating value.

Huda can be classified as a burst of positive energy. Her keen eye for exquisite designs and fabric always puts a never ending smile on the faces of her brides.

Ogwah Iweze


Ogwah Iweze is a Co-Founder and Creative Director of Dzyn Couture, Ogwah runs one of Nigeria’s well-known and loved fashion houses. A business she Co-Founded with her sister, Ofure. Dzyn Couture meets the needs of the contemporary, classy woman who desires affordable luxury. A favourite feature of the Lagos Fashion and Design Week, Dzyn Couture is constantly setting new standards in Fashion, Retail and Business. Ogwah is also a representative of the burgeoning class of successful female entrepreneurs in Abuja.

Funke Awobokun


Funke Awobokun is the CEO and founder of Cocktails In and Out. She has carved a niche for herself in the events industry. She caters for top notch events putting her cocktail company at the forefront of introducing new ideas and trends with their variety of exciting drinks and creative delivery. Funke is one of the highly successful female entrepreneurs based in Abuja, Nigeria.

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