Interview with Dumebi: Though bad behaviour can be explained, it cannot be excused.

Interview with Dumebi: Though bad behaviour can be explained, it cannot be excused.

Mobolaji: Hello ma'am. Thank you for joining us today! Dumebi: It's a pleasure to be here. Thank you for having me. Mobolaji: Please, briefly tell us about yourself and what you represent. Dumebi:‎ I am a teacher, a librarian and an author known for my social activism, often mirrored through my writings of oppression, women's rights and empowerment. Telling women’s stories, giving their plight and their successes whenever I can is what motivates me everyday to do the work I do. I am an editor of Women of Rubies and also the convener of Just Us Girls Summit (JUGS), an annual workshop providing mentor programs for pre-teen and teenage girls. I am also the Creative Director for Glows and Sparkles,…
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Interview with Mobolaji. (Questions by Blog readers)

Interview with Mobolaji. (Questions by Blog readers)

Hey hey heey! I sent a mail to blog subscribers yesterday to ask me any questions. (See why you should subscribe?) I got only one reply and I'd be answering the questions here, including the one I was asked on WhatsApp by a blog reader turned friend. I tried to get another male to answer a few questions, but it didn't quite work out- maybe another month. Here it goes.   How do you find time to write? Do you have a specific process for coming up with titles and developing content? I write anytime, anywhere and anyhow. LOL. Seriously, I try to write things down as soon as they drop. I have an app called KEEP on my phone…
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Interview with Michael: What goes on in the mind of the average guy…

Interview with Michael: What goes on in the mind of the average guy…

  Mobolaji: Hello Michael, thank you for joining us today. Please tell us about you. Michael: Hey hey hey (I'm trying to sound like you now), Mobolaji!!! Thanks for having me, I'm honoured! The name's Michael Tobechukwu Nwokike (which translates to a child of great strength). I'm a proud "God pikin" (child of God), writer, blogger, Jesus boy, great conversationalist, football enthusiast, teacher, and communication student at Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, and everything else in between). I'm the first of five kids (big Bro things), from somewhere in South East Nigeria. Born, bred, buttered and "sardined" in Lagos, Nigeria. Mobolaji: Nice. Thanks again for being here. So, how did you start writing? And when? Michael: I have always loved…
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Interview with DEBOLA DEJI-KURUNMI (DDK): I BELIEVE THAT A WOMAN CAN HAVE IT ALL…

Interview with DEBOLA DEJI-KURUNMI (DDK): I BELIEVE THAT A WOMAN CAN HAVE IT ALL…

DISCLAIMER: THIS INTERVIEW WAS NOT CONDUCTED BY ME. This is a re-blog from virtuedigest.com. I read it yesterday and shared it on Facebook. Words are truly powerful. This interview was since January, 2015 but the lessons are still so deep! I kept aligning and realigning my head as I read. I hope it blesses you too. It's a long read, but totally worth it. Adebola Deji-Kurunmi is the President of Deborah Initiative for Women and Immerse Academy, an online and email based life-coaching enterprise. She is a life coach, an inspiring writer, author of books and a social entrepreneur. Known for her passionate advocacy for the girl child and women, particularly in Africa, she has hosted several very successful programmes aimed…
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