25 Year Old Nigerian Odunayo Eweniyi Voted 2019 Top 100 Inspirational Woman & Top 20 Young African Wealth Creator
Apr10

25 Year Old Nigerian Odunayo Eweniyi Voted 2019 Top 100 Inspirational Woman & Top 20 Young African Wealth Creator

25-year-old Nigerian fintech entrepreneur Odunayo Eweniyi the Co-Founder/COO of PiggyVest has been voted one of the Top 100 Inspirational Women in Nigeria and Forbes Africa named her one of the top 20 young wealth creators in Africa. Piggybank.ng (now PiggyVest) started as a sustainable alternative to actual physical piggy banks, was launched in 2016, as a savings product with 50 percent active savers and $7 million in assets under...

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Cadbury Nigeria Plc Appoints Oyeyimika Adeboye First Female MD In Over 50 Years

Mrs. Oyeyimika Adeboye has been appointed Managing Director, Executive Director of Cadbury Nigeria PLC effective April 1, 2019.  Mrs. Adeboye is the first woman to be appointed Managing Director since the establishment of Cadbury Nigeria over five decades ago and takes over from Amir Shamsi, who moves on to a new role within Mondelēz International, the parent company of Cadbury Nigeria. Mrs Adeboye She will stop serving as...

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35 Year Old Nigerian Doctor Becomes The Youngest Woman To Own Two Free Standing 24 Hour Medical Emergency Rooms

35 year old Nigerian Dr Foye Ikyaator is the youngest Black woman to own two free standing 24 hour Emergency Rooms (ER) in Houston, Texas.  The mother of two is married to Orseer Ikyaator. They own Foye MD & Spa, a versatile facility of 25+ staff & 12 doctors. Dr Foye has a bachelor’s degree in Nutrition Science (University of Georgia); medical degree (University of Wisconsin); trained at (Emory University, Atlanta);...

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Gifted Nigerian 8 year old chess champion Tanitoluwa Adewumi

Gifted 8 year old Nigerian refugee Tanitoluwa Adewumi is a US chess champion. After just one year of learning the game, he won the kindergarten-to-third-grade division at the New York State Championship. Tanitoluwa said anything is possible, God can do anything for me and my family. I want to be the youngest grandmaster.” His chess teacher at school, Shawn Martinez, described Tani as “self-driven”. Tani’s family left the northern part...

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Nollywood Star Adesua Etomi on the cover of Vogue

Award-winning Nigerian actress Adesua Etomi Wellington is one of the four women on the cover of American Vogue magazine’s April issue. The latest issue celebrated 14 talented women from across the world. These included: Golshifteh Farahani; Liv Lisa Fries; Eiza Gonzalez; Hera Hilmar; ScarlettJohansson; Vanessa Kirby; Bruna Marquezine; Deepika Padukone; Alba Rohrwacher; Lea Seydoux; Doona Bae; Elizabeth Debicki; and Angela...

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The $30Billion Corporate Nigerian Women
Mar07

The $30Billion Corporate Nigerian Women

By Kede Aihie Mrs Ibukun Awosika, Chairman, Board of Directors, (First Bank of Nigeria Limited $12.2Billion). She is also the founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Chair Centre Group. The companies within the group include: The Chair Centre Limited, Sokoa Chair Centre Limited, Furniture Manufacturers Mart, TCC Security Systems and Cubes and Boxes Limited. She was Chairman, FBN Life Assurance Limited, FBN Capital Limited and...

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