Category Archives: Amazing Amazon

Amazing Amazon is a column that celebrates women who’s excelled in their chosen fields of endeavour.

AMAZING AMAZON INITIATIVE TAKE CHRISTMAS TO AJEGUNLE

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Christmas is often a time for caring and sharing and this year, Amazing Amazon Initiative, a non-profit organisation in Nigeria focused on the empowerment of women is taking it to another level with the #feedajegunle project. The project would take place on the 24th of December, 2016 as the Amazons would take raw food stuff to the suburb of Ajegunle… Read more »

LAGOS AND THE WOMAN CONFERENCE

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The spate of domestic violence reported (as thousands would go unreported) since the beginning of the year has been alarming. There has been a prevalence of spousal abuse and violence resulting in some women being badly maimed while others lost their lives. Everyday we wake up to terrifying headlines that leaves you not only gob smacked but completely distraught and… Read more »

AMAZING AMAZONS MARK WORLD WATER DAY 2016

Today, March 22nd 2016 Is observed globally as the World Water Day. This is an international observance that creates the opportunity to learn more about water related issues. Each year, UN-Water an arm of the United Nations Organization, which coordinates the UN’s work on water and sanitation, sets a theme for World Water Day corresponding to any current or future… Read more »

WOMEN, DO WHAT IS RIGHT AND EARN YOUR RIGHTS!!!

Nigeria’s Senate recently threw out a proposed bill aimed at seeking equal rights for women. Women Rights activists say the bill was designed to promote women’s equality in Marriage, Inheritance, Job and Education. The Gender and Equal Opportunity Bill was aimed at promoting equality, development and advancement of all persons in Nigeria as well as promoting women’s freedom of movement,… Read more »

THE LAUNCH OF THE AMAZING AMAZON INITIATIVE – A SUPPORT GROUP FOR WOMEN

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Women in their hundreds trooped out on 6th of March, 2016, to receive the best Mother’s Day gift any woman could get. It was the launching of the first action-oriented support group for women in Nigeria: the AMAZING AMAZON INITIATIVE held at Berkeley Hotel, GRA, Ikeja in Lagos. Mrs. Adenike Ogunlesi, the CEO of Ruff and Tumble who is also… Read more »

WOMEN MUST ARISE AND STOP SEEING THEMSELVES AS THE “WEAKER VESSELS”- DR. JOE ODUMAKIN

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If there is any woman that intrigues me in this country it is Dr. Joe Odumakin. Every time I see her on TV, I can’t help but wonder what possible force could be propelling her passion and determination to solve other people’s problem. Dr. Josephine Obiajulu Okei-Odumakin is a Nigerian women’s rights activist. She is the president of the rights… Read more »

WISDOM FOR WOMEN

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1. A first class degree won’t make you a first class wife rather your submission and respect will. 2. The woman who respects her husband is the best wife anyone would ever have. 3. Your character and attitude will go a long way in determining if your husband will never regret getting married to you. 4. To be a great… Read more »

WOMEN CAN EXCEL IN BOTH CAREER & MARRIAGE – CLARA WHYTE

Amazing Amazon is designed to Celebrate Executive Women in Business and in the Board Room…women who inspire and impact other women. They will tell their stories to help other women know they too can make it! Today our first Amazing Amazon for 2016 is a woman with Beauty and Brains…a very humble and humane leader…a boardroom stallion extraordinaire. She is… Read more »

WOMEN WHO MADE AN IMPACT IN 2015

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What better way to ring in the New Year than by taking a look back at the women who made us proud in 2015? This year brought us so many inspiring moments where women made a difference in the world. Find below some of them. AISHA ALHASSAN – One woman that made a major history and caused a big stir… Read more »