The Bridge Leadership Foundation – 2016 Graduate Employability Training

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After a successful debut last year, The Bridge Leadership Foundation, on Monday, April 18 – Friday, April 22, 2016 launched the 6th edition of its Graduate Employability Training and the first for young women in Nigeria. The week long intensive training had 60 young women from different parts of Nigeria including Ghana at the Jorany Hotels, Calabar, Cross River State…. Read more »

Where is the Right of the Nigerian Child?

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Every human particularly children deserves to grow up without fear or intimidation. They all deserve to have a loving home to grow up in…We are all born with natural instincts…breathing, feeding, loving, caring, showing compassion…however, sometimes some instincts needs nurturing to fully develop and one such feeling is an Emotion called LOVE. If children are not shown love, care, affection… Read more »

BUSINESS IDEAS FOR STAY-AT-HOME MUMS

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When a woman chooses to stay at home to care for her children, it can be difficult in terms of family finances. It is even more imperative now as the economy is biting harder by the day. There is a pressing need more than ever for multiple stream of income in the family as “take – home” is no longer… Read more »

DEPRESSION – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Some people find it hard to come to terms with the fact that depression is a very serious condition…Depression deserves our concern…Depression is affecting a lot more people than you can ever imagine… The person right next to you could be battling depression…. YOU are not immuned to Depression! Yes, someone close to you might be struggling with depression and… Read more »

9 SMALL CHOICES THAT WILL MAKE EVERY DAY HAPPIER

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You don’t have to travel around the world or spend years in a monastery to find happiness. Happiness is all around us—within us. That means it isn’t some far-off, unimaginable destination. It’s something you can cultivate through small, consistent actions. These nine small adjustments will help you tap into happiness more and more with every passing day. CHOOSE TO APPRECIATE… Read more »

ARE WOMEN THEIR OWN WORST ENEMIES???

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I was discussing with a friend over lunch yesterday and she mentioned that one of the most successful restaurants in this country is owned by a woman but she doesn’t have female staff! I stopped to wonder why? Is it that she isn’t getting the kind of results she expects of them or the women themselves aren’t interested in the… Read more »

WHAT DOES A WOMAN REALLY WANT???

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One question that keeps bugging the menfolk or perhaps humanity as a whole as even the women themselves are yet to come up with a gratifying resolution is “What does a Woman really want?” As comical as it can get, I have seen an artiste impression of this being played out with a man looking at very massive book almost… Read more »

TIPS TO COPE WITH NANNIES AND DOMESTIC HELPS

The tales of what working Mums go through with the “necessary evils” called Nannies or if you want, domestic helps are all too familiar so I would not even bother going into details of their shenanigans…no need relieving the bitter experiences with them! The things they do leaves you gob smacked and perhaps wonder if they have an ‘association’ of… Read more »

LOVE ME NOW BEFORE I DIE!!!

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Don’t bring me flowers when I am dead, Come see me today, while I’m sick in bed. Don’t cry for me, when I’m no longer here, Come smile with me, no need for tears. Don’t try to remember how I used to be, Come by today and you can see. Make good use of time, while I’m still around, Don’t… Read more »

SUPPORT PERSONS WITH DOWN SYNDROME

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The Director, United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Lagos, Mr Ronald Kayanja has urged everyone to support persons with Down syndrome condition by giving them freedom to make choices, as part of broader efforts to usher in a life of dignity for all. He made this call while presenting the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message on the 2016 World Down Syndrome… 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 »

STEVE HARRIS & CO AT THE AMAZING AMAZON BUSINESS SCHOOL

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Desperate Situations they say call for desperate measures! It is no longer business as usual as the exchange rates soars through the roof… not to mention the crash in the oil prices. Some Businesses will die a natural death in view of our current economic circumstances while others will suffer a stroke due to new government policies. Yet in all… 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 »