‘Inadequate power supply, biggest challenge to entrepreneurship’
Despite the opportunities that entrepreneurship offer in terms of wealth creation and job opportunities for Nigeria’s teeming unemployed youths, stakeholders have noted that the sector is yet to receive...
Ita-Giwa… Mama Bakassi glows at 73
It was double celebration for Senator Florence Ita-Giwa on Sunday, March 3, as she marked her 73 birthday in style with the official opening of Echoes of Calabar, a new restaurant on Victoria Island, Lagos. For a woman, who has remained a popular figure in the country’s social circle, you can imagine the size and…
ROSF to celebrate widows, orphans at 10th anniversary
The Founder of the Rose of Sharon Foundation (ROSF), Mrs. Folorunso Alakija, an NGO with a predominant responsibility to alleviate the plight of widows, their children and orphans, whilst empowering them, has said that there is need for Government to enforce sustainable laws that would cater for the welfare of widows and orphans in Nigeria.
God hasn’t put any political ambition in my heart, says Alakija
Business tycoon and one of the richest women in Africa, Folorunso Alakija, has revealed that she has no desire to be involved in politics, as God hasn’t called her into politics. During her visit to Rutam House, headquarters of The Guardian in Lagos, yesterday, Alakija said, “Politics is not my calling. God hasn’t called me…
Folorunso Alakija to host 200 Women at Flourish Africa conference
Flourish Africa, a self-help and women empowerment platform founded by Mrs. Folorunso Alakija, Executive Vice Chair of Famfa Oil...
Funding: Aregbesola challenges varsities on creativity
The Governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has described the situation where operators of Universities in Nigeria rely on subvention from the owners and burden students with tuition fees as intellectual laziness.
Alakija donates N250million for completion of university road
The Governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has described the situation where operators of Universities in Nigeria rely on subvention from the owners and burden students with humongous tuition fees as intellectual laziness.
Group empowers women with new initiative
With the vision to creating a global community that encourages and helps women to thrive in all aspects of life, Flourish Africa, a non-profit organization has officially berthed in Lagos.
Ambode pledges 6000-capacity hostel for LASU students
In his address, governor Ambode who lauded the peaceful atmosphere on campus assured that his administration would continue to invest in the institution and upgrade its status to what is obtainable in the world.