Woman.ng Archive for October 2016

Sunday, October 30, 2016

This Is The One Thing Joke Silva Wishes She Had Differently In Her Career

Five Of The Coolest And Most Plugged-in Women In Lagos

This Man Got Our Thumbs Up For How He Defended His Wife’s Outfit At An Owambe

Nana Shagari & Saleh Lukat Give Us A Peep Into What Is To Come With Their Pre-wedding Photos

A Naija Mum’s Guide To Moving From One House To Another

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Jennifer Enujiugha Speaks On The Challenges Of Being A Plus-Size Model In Nigeria

Yemi Alade Shares Three Things She Wishes For, Her Second Wish Will Surprise You!

Hajiya Aeesha Maina Adopts Baby Found By Roadside

Di’Ja Names Her Biggest Female Rival And We Kinda Agree With Her

Friday, October 28, 2016

Ronke Oshodi Oke Speaks On All The ‘Bad Bad’ Things Young People Are Doing On The Internet

9 Naija Women Tell Us The Best And Worst Things About Being A Nigerian

Three Nigerian Women Who Won At The 2016 CNN/Multichoice African Journalist Awards

8 Photos That Will Convince You Christiana Martins Got Style To Admire

Uneku Atawodi Makes 2016 Forbes “30 under 30” Africa’s Most Promising Entrepreneur List

Eseoghene Umukoro Is The Only Nigerian Woman Honoured By L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women In Science Sub-Saharan Africa Programme

Thursday, October 27, 2016

“I Am Coping With The Loss But I Can Never Get Over Her Death” – Kehinde Oshadipe Speaks On Her Life After Taiwo’s Death

Chineye Desire Benjamin Shares The Powerful Testimony Of How She Survived Gas Explosion

66-year-old Nigerian Woman Accused Of Force-Feeding A Baby To Death

Asylum Seeker And Activist Elizabeth Aruoriwo Obueza Locked Up In Japan

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

An Open Letter To My Son Who Said “Thank God I Am Not A Girl”

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

How I Almost Got Scammed While Looking For A Job

“Without My Sister, I Would Still Be Very Successful” – Laura Ikeji

The Real Cost of Malnutrition To Human Development

Two Women Share How Lepacious Bose’s Weight Loss Journey Has Inspired Them To Lose Some Weight

How Ayoronke Tosin-Yeye Is Linking Mentors With Mentees Across Africa

Wunmi Obe’s Answer To Tiwa Savage’s Question Will Give You Some Faith In Marriage

FIRST WOMEN: First Nigerian Woman To Become A Cabinet Minister

Cocktails & Dresses 2016: The Largest Gathering of Made in Africa’s Best Set to Host Over 2,000 Africans

Stephanie Linus’ Son, Maxwell’s 1st Birthday Party Photos Will Make You Feel All Warm Inside

Monday, October 24, 2016

Reverend Ijeoma Is The Female Priest Who Will Preside Over Bisi Alimi’s Same Sex Wedding

5 Unmissable Outfits Yemi Alade Rocked At MAMA 2016

“If You Have Stolen Money, Don’t Bring It To This Church” – Pastor Sarah Omakwu

Conversation Between Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde And A Boy Who Claims She Is His Spiritual Mother

Sunday, October 23, 2016

“If This Is Really What It Takes To Be “Traditionally Married”, Then I’m Fine With The Court Wedding And A Church Blessing” – Rani Okhomina

WOW! We Never Knew Kunbi Oyelese’s Late Mum Composed This Popular Powerful Yoruba Worship Song

How Idowu Oyedeji Survived This Ghastly Accident Will Remind You That Miracles Still Happen

A Naija Mum’s Guide To Keeping Children Safe In The Car While You Are Driving

Are Baby Traffickers On The Rise As Reccession Bites Harder?

“Don’t Put Plaster On What Needs Surgery” – Betty Irabor

“I Have Witnessed Terrible Things, Including The Slaughtering Of Women” – Girl Who Escaped Boko Haram’s Captivity

Patience Erdoo Yisa Narrates How Paul Okoye Saved Her From Being Evicted

Kemi Omololu-Olunloyo Speaks On How Female Genital Mutilation Has Affected Her Urge To Have Sex

Friday, October 21, 2016

The Week The Girls Came Back Home….

Tiwa Savage Tells Moms How To Beat Bum Rash In New Pampers’ TV Commercial

Meet The Women Helping To Fight Boko Haram Terrorists

Visionary Women Of Nigeria To Reward 100 Public School Teachers With Empowerment And Pampering Session

“I Can Speak Because I Ain’t Dead” – Woman Narrates How She Suffered Domestic Violence From Her Aunt For Five Years

Why My Mum Had To Cramp My Style

Anna Ebiere Has A Message For People Who Mock Women With Stretch Marks

In Spite Of All THESE Setbacks, Maureen Esisi Still Had The Wedding Of Her Dreams

The Amazing Thing That Happened When Maria Grette Came To Nigeria To Meet The ‘Yahoo Yahoo’ Boy Who Scammed Her Online

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Cynthia Narrates How She Was Held Captive As A Domestic Slave In The UK For 10 Years

What’s Not To Like About Happy Uchendu In These Two Fabulous Jumpsuits?

14 year-old Househelp Writes A Heartbreaking Letter To Her Madam Whose Husband Has Been Drugging And Raping Her

How Olubunmi Alabi Got An Instant Employment From Governor Ambode

10 Ways To Stay Motivated As A Blogger

Laura Ikeji’s Heartfelt Note To Women Who Have K-Legs: “If I Listened To All I Was Told Growing Up, I Would Have Killed Myself Tey Tey”

“Never Think We Have It All, Most Of Us Go To Bed Crying, Only If Our Life’s Are As Perfect And Glamorous As We Portray Them On Social Media” – Georgina Onuoha

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Abiola Segun-Williams Opens Up About Her Struggles With Scleroderma

Chimamanda Adichie Speaks On Why She Once Stopped Wearing Makeup And High Heels In Advert For Boots No7 Make-up

How Nwanyeruwa Ignited The Igbo Women’s War Of 1929

15 (HOT) Questions For Folorunso Mabel

Real Woman, Real Issues: Is It Okay To Divorce Because I Am No Longer In Love With My Spouse?

“I Don’t Know Why So Many People Refer To “LOCAL” As If It’s Something Bad Or Something To Be Shamed Of” – Sonia Ogbonna

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Aisha Buhari Heads To Brussels To Speak On “Women’s Role in Global Security”

May’s Sister Can Save Her Life From Leukaemia, But She Has Been Denied Visa To The UK For The Bone Marrow Transplant

To the First Lady, With Love – Chimamanda Adichie Writes ‘Thank-you’ Note To Michelle Obama

How I Got And Lost Two Jobs Within Seven Months

How Nkem Okocha Is Empowering Poor Women To Become Business Women

Hilda Dokubo Just Gave ‘The Other Room’ A Yucky New Meaning!

“For The Respect I Have For My Head, Who Is My Husband And My Neck, Who Is My Son, I Can’t Play Certain Roles Anymore” – Tonto Dikeh-Churchill

White Man Is Shocked To Receive Note Asking For Financial Assistance From A Waitress At A Nigerian Wedding

Monday, October 17, 2016

These Photos Of The 21 Chibok Girls Being Reunited With Their Parents Will Leave You In Tears

30 Times Nigerian Brides Were Just Daddy’s Big Little Girls

An Open Letter To My Mother-in-law Who Thinks She Is The Only One Who Suffered On Her Child

What Will You Do If You Were Boma – A Woman Still In Pains From The Abuse She Suffered As A Child?

“I Don’t Get It Too, Why Do I Have To Be With Someone Who Makes Me So Unhappy All In The Name Of Love?” – Iyabo Ojo

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Woman Explains Why She Called Out Toolz For Photoshopping Her Photo

Again, President Buhari Says Aisha’s Function Is To Look After Him

Funke Akindele Speaks On Some Of The Positive Changes In Her Life Since She Got Married

Saturday, October 15, 2016

How A Woman In Labour Was Delivered By A Passer-By Nurse After Being Rejected By Maternity Clinic

Nigerian Woman Survives Risky Surgery To Remove Brain Aneurysms In India

6 Nigerian Celebrity Mothers Who Have Twins

“He Cut Off My Hair, My Armpit, My Private Parts, My Nose…Then He Took My Picture” – Women Share Their Experiences With The Priests Of Ayelala And Sango

“Folorunso Does Not Give Up, My Husband Does Not Give Up, My Children Do Not Give Up” – Folorunsho Alakija Speaks On Her Worst Day In Business

5 Things Stephanie Coker Looks For In A Man

Friday, October 14, 2016

Katsina Emirate Council Says Marriage Of 14-year-old Girl Is Irreversible In Spite Of The Protest By Her Father

President Buhari’s Response To His Wife Is Straight From The Patriarchy Playbook, And It Represents What Many Nigeria Women Have Had To Deal With

Here Are The Answers To 11 Questions Nigerians Have Been Asking About The 21 Chibok Girls Released By Boko Haram

“As His Wife, If Things Continue Like This Up To 2019, I Will Not Go Out And Campaign Again” – Aisha Buhari

Thursday, October 13, 2016

5 Big Boss Moves You Can Learn From Joke Silva

In Just Three Sentences, Omawumi Has Owned All Her Fat-Shamers!

Nigerian Woman Narrates How Her ‘Oyinbo’ Flatmate Almost Put Her In Trouble After She Gave Him Pepper-Soup

Boko Haram Releases 21 Chibok Girls

Sally Dadzie Breaks OkadaBooks Records With Sales From Her New Book ‘The Fourth Finger’

Femi Oke Presents ‘Faultlines – The Lives of Black Women’

How Ozoz Sokoh Is Fusing Local Food And Art To Celebrate Nigerian Cuisine

Chimamanda Adichie’s Fifteen Suggestions On How To Raise A Daughter To Be Feminist

Chimamanda Adichie’s Fifteen Suggestions On How To Raise A Feminist

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Zoom In On These Photos Mercy Aigbe Took On The Streets Of London, Because The Shoes Deserve To Be Seen

When Kiki Omeili Posed For These Photos, She Knew We Will Staring At Her Natural Hair

FIRST WOMEN: First Nigerian Woman Senior Advocate Of Nigeria

My African Perspective On The Black History Month

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

“People Don’t Know But I’ve Experienced Three Civil Wars; Liberia Civil War, Lebanon Civil War And Ivory Coast War” – Juliet Ibrahim

Rimini Haraya Makama Becomes Microsoft Nigeria’s Corporate Affairs Director

11 Naija Women Share Their Thought On If Dating A Guy For A Long Time Guarantees Marriage Proposal

“If Feminism Is What Women on Social Media Portray It to Be, Then, I Don’t Want To Be Associated With It” – Marilyn Oma Anona

Sarah Jegede Becomes Miss Africa Great Britain 2016

Shall We Talk About Tobi Medal, Izien And Chioma Ezenwoye?

The Tale Of A Naija Married Woman And Her Work Place Romance

40 Things You Should NEVER EVER Apologize For!

Monday, October 10, 2016

“Beyonce’s Type Of Feminism Is Not Mine…It Is The Kind That Gives Quite A Lot Of Space To The Necessity Of Men” – Chimamanda Adichie

“It’s Going To Be A Full-Stop For The People We Love One Day, So You Better Tell Them What You Want To Tell Them Because That Full Stop Will Happen” – Adesuwa Onyenokwe

These 20 Wedding Photos Are Not Your Everyday Pictures, And They Will Brighten Up Your Monday

This Photo Of Bukola The Pillow Seller Reminds Us That Diamonds Come From The Rough

Sunday, October 09, 2016

How I Became A Grandmother At 36

Go For Cosmetic Surgery Or Hit The Gym? This Is What Empress Njamah Will Rather Do

You Will Not Be Able To Get Over The Story Behind Why Gloria and Mike Bamiloye Got Their Marriage Certificate 28 Years After Their Wedding

Deola Adebiyi Shares Her Personal Struggle With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome And How She Is Managing It

Saturday, October 08, 2016

How Instagram Opened The Door To Fame And Fortune For Wofai Ewa

Yep! Nollywood Actress Crystabel Goddy May Have Truly Insured Her Legs

You Could Stare At This Madam Kofo’s Gele All Day, But Then You’d Miss These Other Gigantic Seven

Friday, October 07, 2016

How 41-year-old Woman Got Her ‘Miracle Baby’ When She Had Given Up On Having A Child After 17 Years Of Trying

Before You Book Another Appointment With Your Pastor For Marriage Counselling, Please Read These Wise Words From Aunty Betty

On Domestic Violence, This Is How Women Can Prove That The Gentility Of A Lion Is Not Cowardice

4 Nigerian Women Make The BoF List Of People Shaping The Global Fashion Industry

9 Scary Reasons You Should Never Shave Your Pubic Hair

Nigerian Artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby Explains Why Many Of The Figures In Her Paintings Are Doing Nothing

10 Naija Women Tell Us What They Will Do If Their Fiancé’s Family Do Not Support Their Marriage

Thursday, October 06, 2016

Victoria Inyama Is Raising An Important Question On What The Bible Really Says About Abusive Marriages

How Chimamanda Adichie Inspired The First Female Creative Director At Dior

My Weight Loss Goals For This Year

REAL WOMEN, REAL ISSUES: The Company I Was With For 7 Years Has Refused To Pay My Terminal Benefits And Remit My Pension

6 Things You Need To Know About Resolving Conflicts In Marriage

22-year-old Woman Sets Boyfriend’s Pregnant Wife Ablaze

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

I Always Feel Sad After Sex With My Husband, Now I Know Why

How To Get Your Body Back After Pregnancy

So Sad! Bride-to-be Electrocuted A Month To Her Wedding

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Safiya Hussaini Speaks On Her Life 15 Years After Sharia Courts Sentenced Her To Death By Stoning For Adultery

40 Seriously Cute Short Flare Ankara Skirts You Can Rock When Your Legs Need Some Air

Rahama Sadau Speaks On Being Banned From Kannywood Because She ‘Hugged And Cuddled’ In A Music Video

How Nigerian Female Sergeant Survived Deadly Gunshot By Al-Shabab Terrorist In Somalia

One More Proof That Anja Ringgren Lovén Is Actually Doing Good For Tortured And Abandoned Children

Rescued 9-Year-Old Victim Of Child Trafficking Has Been Reunited With Her Mother

When You See How Sharon Ojong Combined Green And White, You’ll Call Her a Genius

Simi Has Not One, Not Two, But Five Celebrity Man-Crushes!

Does The Price Of The Wedding Ring Reflect How Much He Loves You?

Monday, October 03, 2016

This Is What Hilda Dokubo Thinks We Should Really Be Celebrating About Nigeria’s Independence

Chimamanda Adichie Speaks On Why She Has Not Written About Police Killings Of Black People On Her Blog

Wait, Really? Tiwa Savage’s High School Crush Has A ‘Part’ In Her Musical Journey

The Many Important Things Young Women Can Learn From Kemi Lala Akindoju On Being A Hustler Who Never Takes No For An Answer

The Things Some Nigerians Do In The Name Of Getting A Foreign Degree..

5 Naija Women Tell Us How They Moved On After A Heart Wrenching Breakup

I Wish My Mummy Knew Then What I Know Now

Sunday, October 02, 2016

After Reading This, You Will Start Using A Small ‘Baby-Size’ Plate For Your Meals

Four Ways To Manage Your Pregnancy Cravings

Saturday, October 01, 2016

Ufuoma Mcdermott Is Giving Her Fellow Actors Something To Think About Maintaining Their Bankable Status

Chioma Jesus Speaks On How Wearing Flowing Gowns To Minister Has Touched The Lives Of Many Women

Tokunbo Awolowo-Dosunmu On How Her Father Came Up With The Name ‘Naira’ For The Nigerian Currency And How She Feels When She Sees N100 Note

15 Nigerian Women Who Deserve Their Own Biographical Movies

A Prayer For Nigeria

Do You Remember The Names Of These Gorgeous Naija Hairstyles From Way Back? (PHOTOS)

15 HOLLYWOOD Actresses with NIGERIAN Roots