Women

TO THE SINGLE LADY BATTLING SOCIETAL PRESSURE

If you are in this part of the world and you are of marriageable age, you must certainly have encountered people who have asked you questions like, ‘How far? When are you getting married? When are we coming to eat rice? Time is going? What is happening nah?’ These questions come in all sorts. It …

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Women

DEAR GODLY WOMAN: YOU ARE MADE FOR MORE

Some weeks ago, I was invited to minister to some ladies on the theme. ‘Made for more.’ We had an interesting time drawing great lessons from the life of Deborah. Can I share with you some of the lessons that stuck with me as I read Judges 4 and 5? I hope through this, God …

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MY NAME IS SARAH AND I WILL FOLLOW MY DREAMS

I was the girl who would graduate with a first class from the University of Lagos. I was that young beautiful lady who would work with an NGO that fiercely sought justice for victims of domestic abuse. Those were my dreams and my aspirations from the day I clocked 14. But then, 14 years later, …

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Women

I AM A WOMAN AND I WILL NOT APOLOGISE FOR IT

The first time I participated in an intensive outlook on womanhood at the American Corner, Cote Ivoire, a startling awareness of my essence descended on my cultured naivety. It was the month of March, the 8th, a day dedicated to celebrate women all over the world and in my reminiscence, I could perceive the attainable …

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