LAGOS, Nigeria; 4th March 2018


Nigeria’s talk show of the year, Rubbin’ Minds will be unveiling a new series in celebration of this year’s International Women’s Month today, 4 March, 2018.

The new series will showcase and celebrate powerful and successful women who overcame personal, professional and national obstacles, while also positioned to motivate, educate, mobilize and inspire a new generation of women in order to drive new realities for the female gender in Nigeria.

Hosted by Zimbabwean media personality, Vimbai Mutinhiri, the special series will discuss global issues including rape and consent, equal pay and gender discrimination, the role of spouses and careers, pop culture, the gender gap, among others.

In a statement by senior manager, Y! Productions and producer of Rubbin’Minds, Seun Oluyemi said, “The special edition of Rubbin’ Minds for March is focused on women. But more importantly, the show will highlight gender issues and women empowerment, while engaging other successful women in Africa who are beacons of hope to share their stories, elevate and advance societal causes,”

Some of the guests on the show include Ibukun Awosika, Chairman, Board of Directors, First Bank of Nigeria; Onyeka Owenu, Musician/ Actor; Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin, Founder, Women Arise; Chioma Ajunwa, First Gold Medalist in Nigeria and Assistant Commissioner of Police; Nike Davies, Director, Nike Art Gallery and Hadiza Bala Usman, Managing Director, Nigeria Port Authority.

Watch introductory video here:


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