I AM AL­WAYS ASK­ING MY­SELF IF MY AC­TIONS TO­DAY ADD UP TO WHERE I WANT TO BE IN 10 YEARS.

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would be one that col­lects in­for­ma­tion from priv­i­leged schools and shares with schools in vil­lages. But I told him that they didn’t have iPads and he said he would write to the UNICEF and other or­gan­i­sa­tions to pro­vide iPads for them so that every child can get a great fu­ture and equal op­por­tu­ni­ties. My 19-year-old son has two on­line busi­nesses. He launched a store in Canada and re­views prod­ucts on In­sta­gram. Some­how, all of them have been able to iden­tify their spa­ces as in­di­vid­u­als.

Do you still prac­tice law?

Not any­more. This is my new pas­sion. But ev­ery­thing I do still has the le­gal un­der­tone. That’s why I’m able to break down pro­cesses. When we put up our tech­nol­ogy in­no­va­tion hub, smart ideas that will be able to prof­fer so­lu­tions, ex­port and pre­serve prod­ucts will be worked on. I love se­cret gar­den and se­cret jour­ney. First app you check in the morn­ing/bed­time What­sApp and Face­book. On What­sApp I get all the dailies. I used to go to the CNN to check, but now I just got those plat­forms be­cause I in­ter­act with a lot of peo­ple through Face­book. Many peo­ple don’t have my phone num­ber, so I use the in­box on Face­book to com­mu­ni­cate with peo­ple. Favourite fash­ion item I don’t think I’m that fash­ion­able. I just like be­ing com­fort­able in my style. I don’t fol­low trends and I’m very okay in re­peat­ing clothes. The older the clothes, the more com­fort­able it is. I have a very lean wardrobe and I am very com­fort­able with my clothes. What you won’t be caught wear­ing I can wear al­most any­thing; it de­pends on the en­vi­ron­ment. I’ve al­ways had this ar­gu­ment that in Nige­ria we have for­got­ten our tra­di­tional mode of dress­ing. We now im­bibe a lot of the Arab cloth­ing or that of the West. The typ­i­cal Fu­lani woman dresses like you to­day, but their at­tires are ac­tu­ally very provoca­tive, with their tum­mies out. And it is pe­cu­liar with al­most all Nige­ri­ans. We are in Africa; the woman shows her body out. If she’s go­ing to cover it, it should be min­i­mally. All this cov­er­ing is a bor­rowed cul­ture. But I won’t wear any­thing in­de­cent. Best re­lax­ation spot My best in­ter­ac­tive times are in lo­cal com­mu­ni­ties. Three days ago, I was in Warri and did a lot of lo­cal tours, which let me see the beauty of Nige­ria in its raw form. But I love Europe be­cause of the na­ture, clean air and beau­ti­ful land­scape. I al­ways think how I can help Nige­ria to be­come as beau­ti­ful as that. As much as Nige­ri­ans love to travel abroad to ap­pre­ci­ate the beauty there, how can we build our coun­try so that Euro­peans would be com­ing here dur­ing sum­mer too. It is hap­pen­ing in Kenya and it has be­come a spot for wed­dings. Ghana is a spot for re­treats, so is South Africa.

I love Nige­ria. The coun­try home I’m about to build now is in Hima, on a hill.

Dad’s and mum’s ad­vice that has stuck with you

Four nige­ri­ans have made it to the BBC’s 2018 100 Women list.

The list cel­e­brates the most dis­tin­guished and in­flu­en­tial women around the world who have made an im­pact in one way or an­other through their works.

Those on the list are the UN deputy sec­re­tary gen­eral Amina J Mo­hammed, Mrs Bola Tin­ubu, au­thor and blog­ger Chidera Eg­gerue, lawyer Abisoye Ajayi Fo­larin.

Back in 2017, Tiwa Sav­age and techie An­neMarie minds on some­thing they can So my dad was Imafi­don made it to the list as well. Con­grat­u­la­tions to the ladies.

Tare al­most he ever vi­brant Vlisco, has once again re­leased a new and even more vi­brant print called the Bub­ble Wax. The new prod­uct isa unique tex­ture of the African print fab­ric that stands out for it’s camoflag­ing ef­fect, not to men­tion giv­ing the ver­sal­ity to mix and match dif­fer­ent fab­rics from the range.

With newly added colours in­clud­ing bur­gundy, pur­ple and turquoise and dif­fer­ent pat­terns as well, there’s some­thing for ev­ery­one, even the men.

The Bub­ble Wax was fea­tured in Vlisco’s lat­est look­book pho­tos show­cas­ing the vary­ing de­signs.

Vlisco has been long known as the top tex­tile brand in West Africa since 1846. Ad­vice to women They should be coura­geous. Grow­ing Nige­ria is every­body’s busi­ness and we have to be con­scious about it.

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