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ABC Orjiako, Folorunsho Alakija, Others Battle For The Purchase Of Petrobras $4Billion Dollars Nigerian Assets

Petrobras Oil &Gas B.V’s advisors for the sale of its Nigerian assets, Scotiabank et Evercore, have lined up very specific potential buyers. With the exception of Russia’s Lukoil, only Nigerian firms approached the Brazilian firm’s deal brokers with offers. They spoke with Lekoil headed by Samuel Adegboyega and operator of the Otakikpo field. The last Nigerian firm…

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Dangote, Adenuga, Alakij, More! See Forbes’ 23 African Billionaires List

The number of billionaires from the shores of Africa has risen to 23 in January 2018, and atop that list sits industrialist Aliko Dangote. 3 Nigerians feature in Forbes’ 23 African Billionaires list, Dangote retaining the throne for the 7th year in a row with $12.2 billion. The two other Nigerians are Glo owner Mike Adenuga with $5.3 billion, and oil…

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Folorunsho Alakija Is The Guest Speaker On “Inside Out” With Agatha Taking Place On Friday

As part of its 20th year celebration, Nigeria’s longest-running independent television talk show, ‘Inside Out with Agatha’, is set to host a conference themed ‘Nigeria Beyond Oil: The Future’ – a conversation on the need for the country to depend on alternative means of revenue generation, with Folorunsho Alakija, Vice Chairman of Famfa Oil as…

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“Empowering Women to Be Successful in Business & Political Leadership” Folorunsho Alakija Keeps Inspiring!

The SHEROES Foundation in partnership with the Joyce Banda Foundation held the 4th edition of its highly acclaimed International SHEROES Forum on May 25 – 27, 2017 at the plush Tang Palace Hotel, Accra – Ghana. The event themed: “Empowering Women To Be Successful In Business And Political Leadership” saw various female entrepreneurs across different sectors gather for three days of Keynote…

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Koroma, Zinsou, Obasanjo, Ikpeazu, Mohammed, Alakija, Elumelu, Join Entrepreneurs at 2016 TEF Entrepreneurship Forum

Mr. Tony Elumelu CON, Founder Tony Elumelu Foundation At the largest annual gathering of African entrepreneurs, held in Lagos, Nigeria, the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) hosted almost 1,000 women and men from 54 African countries, for the 2nd TEF Entrepreneurship Forum. The Forum celebrates the 2016 cohort of Elumelu Entrepreneurs, selected from over 45,000 applicants. It is the annual highlight of the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme and saw the presence of leading policy makers and business…

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Billionaire Folorunsho Alakija on Forbes Africa TV! Talks About Being the World’s Richest Black Woman

  How did one woman rise to the top of the competitive patriarchal oil and gas industry, lose everything and fight the Nigerian government and win? For Folorunsho Alakija, its simple, “Folorunsho Alakija never gives up, my children never give up and my husband never gives up.” That tenacity has served her well over the…

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Yum Yum! Chef Eros Hosts World’s Richest Woman Folorunsho Alakija

Chef Tolu Eros hosted World’s richest woman – Folorunsho Alakija recently. Entirely prepared by Chef Eros, the menu for the special breakfast included Cranberry and Mixed Nut Salad / Sweet Zesty Vinaigrette, Salmon and Caviar Herb Cream Cheese Flat Bread Canapés, Prosciutto and Smoked Cheese Croissant Sandwiches, Crepe and Smoked Cheese Rolls, Muesli/Multigram Prosciutto Sandwiches,…

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Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Adesuwa Oyenokwe, Agbani Darego, Banke Meshida-Lawal, Make #YWomen100 Most Influential Nigerian Women

Agbani Darego Betty Irabor   In its quest to inspire a generation of women to do greater things in diverse fields of endeavour, Y!/YNaija.com, in partnership with Leading Ladies Africa project brings you Nigeria’s 100 Most Influential Women – #YWomen100. These are the ladies who steer the course of history in a usually male dominated environment…

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Business Insider Mistakenly Includes DJ Xclusive In ‘World’s Hottest Billionaire Offspring’ List

This is definitely a big blunder. Business Insider Indonesia is reportedly the Indonesian edition of the world’s fastest-growing business and technology news website and interestingly, it profiles fast rising Nigerian, DJ Xclusive on its ‘World’s Hottest Billionaire Offspring’ list. Ivanka, Donald Jr., and Eric Trump (children of real estate magnate Donald Trump), Dylan and Andrew…

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