• Women can also rule nations, not only kitchen, other room, says Alakija

    Women can also rule nations, not only kitchen, other room, says Alakija

    Africa’s richest woman and Chief Executive of Rose of Sharon Foundation, Mrs Folorunsho Alakija, has described the current economic downturn, which has formed major discourse in public fora, as the price that Nigerians need to pay to get the desired change.

    Mrs Alakija said this on Thursday at the 2016 Excellence in Leadership Conference organised by Daystar Christian Centre.

    Alakija, who was a guest speaker at the event, which had as if there ‘maximize your influence, said apart from Nigerians looking unto […]

  • I made you a billionaire – Obasanjo tells Alakija

    I made you a billionaire – Obasanjo tells Alakija

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo said on Saturday in Lagos that Mrs Folorunsho Alakija, Africa’s richest woman by Forbes reckoning, was among the 25 billionaires he made during his tenure as President.

    Obasanjo stated this at the 2016 Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum.

    The former president was reacting to an allegation by Alakija at the event, that the Obasanjo administration frustrated her effort when she ventured into oil business.

    Alakija, who spoke before Obasanjo, alleged that his administration illegally took an oil block allocated […]