Lagos Island Connect: An Intellectual Celebration


According to Steve Jobs, “the only way to do great work is to love what you do.” Keep looking if you haven’t found it yet. Don’t give up. You’ll know when you find it, as with all matters of the heart.” You may lose momentum if you settle. Continue to move.

Ms Yemisi Ransome- Kuti, Co-Founder Lagos Island Connect (LIC), is an intellectual who does wonderful work by giving back to the Lagos Island community and has had a positive impact on the economy as a whole. Ms Yemisi Ransome-Kuti is an outstanding Nigerian activist who is passionate about her work and excels at it.

^“In the early 1990s, Yemisi Ransome-Kuti established “Girl Watch”; an organization aimed at educating young Nigerian girls from poor backgrounds. In 2006, she was appointed a Civil Society advisor to the World bank.

She was one of those leading the charge in working for Nigeria to meet its millennium development goals and eradicate poverty.”

Ms Yemisi Ransome-Kuti, the Co-founder, made another achievement in the LIC community on Saturday, May 28, 2022, at the WIV Awards Ceremony. The WIV Award ceremony exists to give back to society by recognizing men and women who are agents of change. Ms Yemisi Ransome-Kuti, a civil society activist and co-founder of Lagos Island Connect (LIC), was undoubtedly nominated as an Outstanding Intellectual because she is a true agent of change.

Join us in honouring Ms Yemisi Ransome-Kuti, a mother, intellectual, activist, and impact maker. Congratulations to LIC Co-founder on being nominated for the 2022 Impact Makers Award.

As a community whose mission is to enlighten and share opportunities with Lagos Island Youths, we hope to celebrate more in the future.

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^KATE[no date].Yemisi Ransome-Kuti Can Die Fighting Injustice: Feminine Nigeria[online]. Available from: [Accessed 30 May 2022].

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