Tag: alakija

AzeezMay 18, 2017

Combined wealth of Dangote, Adenuga, others can end poverty in Nigeria – Oxfam

by Azeez Adeniyi Oxfam International on Wednesday in its report stated that the combined wealth of five of Nigeria’s richest ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 29, 2016

The Thread: Nigerian CEOs and the God factor

Screen writer, Rita Onwurah, is unable to come to terms with the penchant our business men on this side of ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 29, 2016

The Thread: How Folorunsho Alakija got her break in business

Speaking at the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum 2016 today, Mrs. Folorunsho Alakija, oil mogul and billionaire, was purported to ...

YWriterAugust 27, 2016

The Media Blog: Have you seen Folorunsho Alakija’s second Forbes cover?

Does Folorunsho Alakija have something she is selling (other than fuel for oyinbo people to drink) these days? She is ...

YWriterMay 20, 2016

Insanely rich woman meets wife of powerful man in Lagos today (PHOTOS)

by Chi Ibe Just because we love seeing powerful women palling around. Oil magnate and Nigeria’s richest woman, Folorunsho Alakija ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 4, 2015

Remembering Occupy Nigeria: See 8 pictures that depict the uprising

by Adedayo Ademuwagun This week makes it exactly three years since the Occupy Nigeria uprising of January 2012. It went down ...

SolaOctober 27, 2014

DJ Xclusive and these Nigerians spend £250 million on homes! Meet the biggest spenders in the ‘London Property Market’ (photos)

by Anike Jacobs Billionaires Folorunsho Alakija, Aliko Dangote, DJ Xclusive (Rotimi Alakija, Mrs Alakija’s nephew) and other businessmen, oil tycoons ...

writerJuly 28, 2014

MFM Pastor battles blindness: “Prayer Points and anointing oil cannot save me”

by Kolapo Olapoju Pastor Lawrence Okechukwu Amuruche, a pastor at the Alakija, Satellite town branch of Mountain of Fire and ...

January 26, 2014

Double tragedy: Man collapses and dies during wife’s wakekeep in Lagos

by ‘Jola Sotubo A grief-stricken man who was mourning the death of his wife has also died during her wake-keep. ...

January 25, 2013

Uhm, what about Alakija? Forbes says Isabel dos Santos is ‘Africa’s first female billionaire’ [DETAILS]

Isabel dos Santos, the eldest daughter of Angola’s president, has become Africa’s first female billionaire, US financial magazine Forbes has ...

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