May and Buhari sign first UK-Nigeria security and defence partnership

British Prime Minister Theresa May and Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari  have signed the first UK-Nigeria security and defence partnership. by Rachel Ogbu in London Both leaders  met in the capital Abuja this afternoon. “No-one should live in fear of being targeted by militants or forced from their homes, and no child should lose out on […]

Fashion & Fanfare -Nigeria Super Eagles Pre-World Cup Outing At Wembley London

The vibe and thrill of Nigerians at Wembley stadium now make them the group to watch or listen to at the World Cup next week in Russia. The uniform is also a massive hit. A poll by Sky Sports named it as best jersey to be showcased during the World Cup. by Rachel Ogbu in London […]

Nigeria and Namibia’s young artists called to ‘Give art life’ and enter 2018 L’Atelier art competition

by Rachel Ogbu The L’Atelier art competition is one of the longest-running and most prestigious visual arts competitions on the African continent. It was established in South Africa 33 years ago, but in recent years has been expanded to include a number of other African countries in order to reach more young artists and further […]

Oduwa Agboneni: The cofoundHER Interview

Isazoduwa ‘Oduwa’ Agboneni is a woman determined to bring professionalism to the Nigeria auto repair industry. A chartered Mechanical Engineer and an entrepreneur with a vision to be a serial entrepreneur, Oduwa is the cofounder of Hilltop Travels and Tours Limited and Nenis Engineering Limited, an auto care shop in Lagos, Nigeria. With a Bachelor’s […]

Farida Musa Halliru: The cofoundHER Interview

Since her early teens, Farida Musa Halliru has been sketching designs, but her fashion design career really started in 2012 after she completed a course on fashion design and garment construction from The Fashion Academy, Abuja and started her own bespoke fashion design company, Farida’s Atelier. Farida’s designs are mostly African inspired with Western aesthetics. […]

Sharron McPherson: The cofoundHER Interview

Former Investment Banker and Wall Street Attorney turned serial Social Impact Entrepreneur, Sharron McPherson’s entrepreneurial journey goes back to the mid ’90s when she started ISES, a successful non-profit organisation in New York City that helped local women from disadvantaged backgrounds start and run successful community based businesses. Her next company, the Women’s Enterprise Development […]

Tracy Owamagbe and Omowunmi Akande: The cofoundHER Interview

Tracy Owamagbe and Omowunmi Akande met at Bells University in Ota, Nigeria, and, even after their graduation in 2010, have been best friends ever since. Last year, the two travel buddies had planned to take a trip together, but postponed their plans when they decided to use their savings to start Smoothie Express instead. Born […]

Ehizele Joseph-Ebare: The cofoundHER Interview

When it comes to effectively managing multiple responsibilities, Ehizele Ijeoma Joseph-Ebare is one person we admire. Currently studying medicine at Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Ehizele started her first venture at 21 because of her love for people and a passion to change their lives. Now, she is about to start a for-profit […]

London Stock Exchange (LSE) to foster dual listings with West African regional exchange

by Rachel Ogbu New reports claim the London Stock Exchange (LSE) is hoping to encourage more dual listings with the West African regional exchange. Already the LSE has partnership agreements with exchanges in Morocco, Mozambique, Kenya, South Africa, Ghana and Nigeria and Ibukun Adebayo, co-head of emerging markets at the LSE Group has said that the LSE wants to attract […]