Category Mumpreneurs

How Widowed Mom-Of-5 Went From Selling Akara To Becoming A Landlady:

A Nigerian banker and mom, Aijay @cyberagbero on Twitter has narrated how an unnamed widow who sells Akara on the roadside defied the odds to become a landlady in Ikotun Egbe, Lagos. In a thread she shared on her social

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For Mums Who Want To Embark On The Journey of Entrepreneurship

When you have decided to embark on the journey of entrepreneurship, working your way through the preparation and what it entails may not be so clear to you but you can plan with the easy guides below: 1. Find Your

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5 Nigerian Women Creating Wealth On Instagram That You Should Draw Inspiration From

Information is the new wealth if you know what currency it pays in. Some tech-savvy Nigerian women entrepreneurs who understand working smart and actually put their guts to action are taking advantage of the photo and video sharing services of

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Ibukun Awosika Talks On Finding Balance In Career & The Homefront Inview of Her Achievements

In a recent interview with TheNation, Nigerian business magnate, author and motivational speaker, Ibukun Abiodun Awosika, 55, says learning to balance up roles as a woman makes a successful home. Awosika is the first female Chairman, First Bank of Nigeria

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Lagos State Employment Trust Fund In MOU With Coca-Cola & NBC To Empower 1,000 Women

Good times are here for women in Lagos State. The Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF), Coca-Cola Nigeria Ltd and its bottling partner, Nigeria Bottling Company has signed a partnership agreement to empower 1,000 women in the State. Through this partnership

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5 Valuable Ways to Overcome Stress as a Mum in Business

Mumpreneurs face an inordinate amount of stress when starting and running a business and adding that to raising children can seem like an uphill task. If you don’t watch it, you could find yourself shouting at your children for no

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MIB Series: Meet Chartered Accountant Turned Professional Baker, Sikuola Adewuyi, CEO Cake n’ Candy

Olaide Wangai Meet Mum in Business (MIB), Sikuola Adewuyi, CEO of  Cake ‘n’ Candy Confectionery. She studied Accounting and qualified as a Chartered Accountant when she was just 21.  She worked with KPMG as an Auditor where she rose to the

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How Ollie Thompson Quit Investment Banking and Found Happiness in Snail Farming (Video)

For many, working for an organization like Deutsche Bank is the ultimate in career goals, but for Ollie Thompson, leaving investment banking for snail farming was the happiest decision she ever made. “I felt like I wasn’t really living.” Ollie

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MIB Fair & Conference | Meet the Speakers: Hadiza Tukur, Co-Founder The Henna Place

Hadiza Nyako Tukur is a successful entrepreneur and finance expert specialising in business finance and management. In 2014, she along with her partner, Fatima Waziri Wafailu co-founded the first northern Nigerian luxury traditional day spa in Lagos called Henna Place.

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5 Reasons Your Kids Should Be at the Mums in Business Fun Fair

Did you know that the Mums in Business Fun Fair & Conference is not just an avenue for you to exhibit, shop, network and learn but also beneficial for your kids? It’s totally a Family Affair! Here are 5 reasons

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7 Reasons You Should Attend the Mums in Business Fair & Conference

The Mums in Business Fun Fair & Conference is almost here and to be sincere, if you haven’t started planning to attend, you should. As women we have loads of responsibilities that can make us neglect our social life and

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MIB FAIR & CONFERENCE | Meet the Speakers: Emem Isong-Misodi, Founder Royal Arts Academy

Emem Isong-Misodi is an award-winning, screenwriter, producer and now director in Nollywood. A holder of a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre Arts from the University of Calabar, Emem ventured into film making in Nigeria when it was not fashionable

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Mums In Business: 5 Valuable Tips Mumpreneurs Can Learn From Billionaire Oprah

There’s no doubt that Oprah Winfrey is one of the most inspirational figures in business, and, while not everyone can have Oprah’s success, there are some very tangible business lessons that you can learn from her multiple decades of business

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Mums In Business: How Two Mums Made £1 Million from Selling Lingerie on eBay

Single parent, Claire Haines launched the Lingerie Oulet Store in 2009 on EBay and briefly flirted with ‘bricks and mortar’. But the naked customers proved too much to handle and she quickly switched back to selling exclusively through the online

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Mums In Business: Mom Who Turned Her Hobby Into a Successful Business Now Training Others

We love sharing success stories about women, both home and abroad, who are doing well in  their chosen businesses. What is even more amazing is to grow a hobby into a successful business and to teach other women to take

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MIB Fair & Conference | Meet the Speakers: Abimbola Balogun, Co-Founder SO FRESH

Abimbola Balogun is a lawyer, mom, wife, entrepreneur and Co-founder of SO FRESH. SO FRESH is a Nigerian premium fresh healthy food brand established in 2010 with a great vision to be the prime destination for people to make clean,

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MUMS IN BUSINESS: Top 8 Tips For Mumpreneurs

Running a business as a mum, in my opinion, is the hard. To become successful, it’s critical to be organised, get a support network in place and be realistic about how you manage your time. I’ve been running my wedding

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MUMS IN BUSINESS: Nurse Turned Businesswoman Shares on Balancing Family & Business

Speak to some entrepreneurs and they will tell you never to mix family and business. According to Lorna Cherry, however, owner of Glasgow’s Butterfly Medispa skin clinic, keeping it in the family is what gives her business its strength and

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Mums In Business Series: Meet Ngozy Ezeka-Attah, Creative Director JAGA BEAUTY STUDIO & MAKEUP ACADEMY

Wangai Akin Motherhood In-Style would be doing a series of interviews with mothers who are successful in business. This is a run up to our Mums in Business Conference & Fair. The Mums In Business Series is a highlight of women,

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MIB Fair & Conference | Meet the Speakers: Adenike Ogunlesi, Founder Ruff ‘n’ Tumble

Adenike Ogunlesi is the keynote speaker of the Mums In Business Conference. She is the Founder and Chief Responsibility Officer of Ruff ‘n’ Tumble, the foremost indigenous lifestyle brand operating to international standards in the design, production, and retail of children’s

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It’s a Family Affair! Mums in Business Family Fun Fair & Conference | Holds Nov. 25th & 26th

Let’s face it, mothers are legends! Apart from being the cement that binds the family together, the modern mum wears a multitude of hats. She juggles the running of her home, caring for her children, fulfilling her wifely duties as

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Obama’s Deputy Chief of Staff Speaks on Surviving at the Top as a Woman

At only 34-years-old, Alyssa Mastromonaco was the youngest woman to hold the coveted White House position, and has shared some home truths in her new memoir about surviving at the top in a male dominated profession according to ELLE UK For

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“I don’t know if I keep my home intact…” Omoni Oboli On Career & Family

Having being married to Nnamdi Oboli for 17 years, Nollywood’s sensational actress and producer, Omoni Oboli is in a good position to give advice on marriage. Here she tells us how her home is kept intact. The beautiful mother of

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Budding Mumpreneur, Serifat Muhammed, Opens Up On Starting Her Soap Making Business With N10,000 & More

Driven by her desire to be independent and boost her family’s economy in these difficult times, 32-year-old mum of two, Serifat Muhammed, started her soap, disinfectant and insecticide production business in April, 2016 with just  N10,000. In just 6 months,

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Mumpreneur, Chinelo Ikeme Opens Up on Quitting Her Banking Job to Start Her Hair Business & More

Chinelo Ikeme, 36, is a married mum of four. The former banker who has been married for 12 years holds a degree in Banking and Finance from the University of Lagos and is the CEO, MyHair Ltd., financial director, Moore

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