Thursday, July 19, 2018

The Small Town Of The Super Rich

Shortly before Nigeria’s independence in 1960, Louis Odumegwu Ojukwu, reportedly Nigeria’s first black billionaire, and founding president of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II. The royal honor came after he...

Meet ONYINYE ETONIRU

She is a first class graduate of Estate Management from the prestigious University of Lagos with a Masters in International Management from the Henley Business School, UK. Over the years she has gained valid...

LADI KWALI, Nigeria’s Most Famous Potter

Ladi Kwali was born in 1925 in the village of Kwali, Abuja to a family of potters. Her first name ‘Ladi’ means ‘born on Sunday’ while the Kwali is the name of her Gwari...

The Unforgettable Nigeria’s First Millionaire

NIGERIA'S FIRST MILLIONAIRE CANDIDO JOAO DA ROCHA (1860 - 1959)  Have you ever asked any of your parents for money, especially continuously, and they gave you this reply: “Do you think I’m da Rocha?” Well, I experienced...

Funke Abimbola receives Royal nod – Queen’s 2017 birthday honours list

British/Nigerian lawyer, diversity leader and mother, Funke Abimbola (nee Akindolie), has been recognized by Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth II in her 91st birthday honours list for 2017. Nigerian-born Funke has been awarded the M.B.E....

Applications open for 2017 Ibidunni Ighodalo Foundation fertility grant 

The Ibidunni Ighodalo Foundation (IIF) is now accepting applications for its 2017 grants towards fertility treatments. Interested couples are advised to submit their applications online at www.ibidunniighodalofoundation.org not later than Friday, June 30, 2017. The...

Phenomenal Woman : Ukinebo Dare

Ukinebo started her career in Oando Plc working in the Information Technology department where she spent a few years and was rewarded for dedication to duty and outstanding performance. Her passion led her to...

Nigeria-born Koniku’s Founder Oshiorenoya Agabi Is Changing Computing With His Microprocessors

Nigerians are awesome. A young Lagos-born entrepreneur-but-now in California is extending the boundaries of impossibilities. Oshiorenoya Agabi runs Koniku which operates at the intersection of biotechnology and electronics. According to an entry in Crunchbase, the startup...

Remembering June 12 1993, Life and Times of M.K.O. Abiola

Today makes it 24 years since June 12, 1993, when Nigeria conducted one of the freest and fairest elections ever. In that election, what united Nigerians was much stronger than the many things that...

How Creativity And Passion Transformed Udoka Uju – The Lady Painter

In the world of colors, creativity and passion along with attention to details is everything. It is not only the number of years a painter has been in business that accounts for his professionalism...