Nike Coker – Babalola is the convener of SistaSista  – a yearly network
meeting and event for women and girls widely appreciated in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Nigeria with over 500 participants. The Future Awards nominated her for On-Air Personality of the
Year in 2007 and she was honoured the same year as Best Female Radio Presenter
by the Abuja Literary Society. Nike is a contributing writer for several local
and international publications and sees herself as a community leader inspired
to make a change for women in Abuja and Nigeria. –
find below unusual insights of from her being the responses of our 10:10 #PAW INTERVIEW SERIES: WOMEN WITH A
DIFFERENCE


Nike
Coker-Babalola is Entertainment and Media Consultant. She directs the affairs at
Pebbles Entertainment- an Outfit that powers SistaSista a Network Meeting & Event for
Women and Girls.

SISTASISTA is a networking and mentoring
platform for women and young girls of all ages. Unlike a conference or seminar,
the aim is to make the event interactive and in stress-free environment leaving
the ladies with a better impression of themselves. SISTASISTA creates an avenue where women can
find professional assistance, business partners, clients and customers for
their businesses. With over 15 years broadcasting
experience including working with RADIO VALCO in Ghana, 96.9 COOL FM Abuja and
99.9 KISS FM Abuja, Nike has spearheaded and produced Abuja’s Countdown Show
for Local Artistes on COOL FM- THE ABUJA TOP 10, reality talent hunt
production; THE BROADCASTER and pioneered the critically acclaimed women’s
interest radio talk show; GIRLTALK.

Nike was honored as the 2007 Best Female Radio Presenter
by the Abuja Literary Society and the Future Awards for Young People also
nominated her as On-Air Personality of the Year. She has served as an advisor
for WAPI (a British Council Abuja Initiative) and writes for Living Dreams
Magazine and Mshale Magazine (USA). She has also worked as a guest presenter/DJ
for Voice of America and currently comperes many social events in the Federal
Capital.