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Forbes Drops Folorunso Alakija Out Of 2021 Billionaires List
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Forbes Drops Folorunso Alakija Out Of 2021 Billionaires List

Nigeria now has only three billionaires on 2021 Forbes list of world billionaires, with the dropping off of Executive Vice Chairman of Famfa Oil Limited, Folorunso Alakija. This is the second time in a row she is dropping off the list. Released on Tuesday, the new list has Aliko Dangote, chairman of Dangote group; Mike Adenuga, chairman of Globacom; and Abulsamad Rabiu, chairman of BUA group. In 2019, Alakija made the Forbes list of world billionaires and was ranked 1941 in a list of 2,153 billionaires; with a net worth of $1.1 billion. The oil tycoon dropped off the global billionaires’ list in 2020, although she still emerged as 20th richest African billionaire in 2020. Forbes said Alakija’s fortune dropped below $1 billion due to lower oil prices because she is mainly in...
Billionaire Businesswoman, Folorunso Alakija Anoints Her Church Members (Photos)
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Billionaire Businesswoman, Folorunso Alakija Anoints Her Church Members (Photos)

Nigerian billionaire businesswoman, Folorunso Alakija was seen anointing her church members during an Anointing Service. According to reports, the service was held on Tuesday, September 15, at the Rose of Sharon Glorious Ministry International in Surulere, Lagos. The interdenominational ministry was founded in 2004 by Mrs. Alakija, - a woman considered to be one of the richest black women in the world. See photos below.  
Throwback Photo Of Nigeria’s Richest Woman, Alakija As A 7-Year-Old In 1951 With Her Sister
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Throwback Photo Of Nigeria’s Richest Woman, Alakija As A 7-Year-Old In 1951 With Her Sister

Folorunso Alakija, a business woman who is one of the richest African women, and one of the richest black women in the world has dropped an interesting throwback photo. Nigerian businesswoman and one of Africa's richest women, Folorunso Alakija has shared a throwback photo from 1951. She shared the photo with her sister in anticipation or her 67th birthday. She wrote;   "#FlashbackFriday  A #throwback photo of my sister (Doy) and I (Flo) back in 1951 as a 7-year-old always-smiling little girl. Pictures are not only worth a thousand words, but also the precious memories embedded into them. Birthday in 2 days. We certainly have come a long way All the glory belongs to God. #JulyBorn #67th  #FolorunsoAlakija"
Nigerian Varsities Are Intellectually Lazy – Governor Aregbesola
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Nigerian Varsities Are Intellectually Lazy – Governor Aregbesola

The governor of Osun State, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, has described the situation where operators of Universities in Nigeria rely on subvention from the owners and burden students with exorbitant tuition fees as intellectual laziness. The Governor observed this at the formal opening of the access road to the Osun State University (UNIOSUN), constructed with a donation and the university’s internally generated funds. He said that Nigerian universities should adopt world best practices where schools raise funds through endowments, grants and donations from the larger society, which is the primary beneficiary of university education. The Chancellor of UNIOSUN, Chief Mrs Folorunso Alakija, assisted the university with N250 million, which was the exact amount needed to complete the road proj...
Collectively, we can build a thriving economy – Folorunso Alakija
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Collectively, we can build a thriving economy – Folorunso Alakija

Oil magnate, Chief (Mrs) Folorunso Alakija, gives the recipe for a thriving economy. The journey since independence has been with much difficulty and we have had our fair share of travails. The first decade was particularly disturbing; starting with the crisis in the Western Region and culminating in a civil war. However, when compared to the likes of China, India, United Kingdom or the United States of America, six decades is a brief period in the life of a nation, to make a conclusion on the future. While some are quick to state that the structure handed down by our colonial masters was fraught with much instability, and that the seeds of future disharmony was deliberately sown to keep the country from achieving nationhood, others believe that the country has been cursed with bad l...
Soft Drinks Not Served At Halima Babangida’s Wedding. Reasons For That Revealed
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Soft Drinks Not Served At Halima Babangida’s Wedding. Reasons For That Revealed

Three Powerful Lessons from the Halima Babangida wedding, including why soft drinks were not served to guests. It is no longer news that Halima, the last daughter of former President, Ibrahim Babangida wedded last weekend at an event attended by the high and mighty in Minna. The 3-day event drew attention for many reasons. While many focused on the number of private jets, hired or owned, that landed on the Minna airport tamarc just for the wedding, many others were more interested in the politics of people from.different political camps sitting together on a table and even exchanging banters. There were howeer three unassailable lessons that we deducted from the wedding. It was the first time in a wedding of that magnitude that bottled drinks were not served. Neither Coca cola nor Pe...
Folorunso Alakija Speaks At Harvard University
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Folorunso Alakija Speaks At Harvard University

Billionaire & business woman Folorunso Alakija yesterday gave a keynote address titled "Africa: The Renaissance of a New Continent via Collaborative Efforts of Member States" at the opening of African Development Conference 2017 held at Harvard University.She said... "Why am I so positive about Africa's transformation? I believe in my heart that we can make this change. Let the collaborations begin!"

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