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Funke Opeke, CEO, MainOne Cable

Funke Opeke: Nigeria's cyber revolutionary

The only major road through Lekki is clogged, even on a Saturday afternoon. The expressway through the swampy peninsula that expands the city of Lagos in an easterly direction is riddled with street hawkers peddling red grapes, shoe racks and phone chargers to the cars caught in the hold up.

Oluwatomi Ayodele Somefun, Managing Director, Unity Bank

Ayodele Somefun appointed Managing Director of Nigeria's Unity Bank

Nigeria’s Unity Bank has appointed Mrs. Oluwatomi Ayodele Somefun as the bank’s Managing Director, effective August 11th, 2015.

Columbia University Africa Economic Forum (AEF) 2015 Speakers

Columbia University announces line-up of speakers ahead of April 11 African Economic Forum (AEF) in New York City

Columbia University’s Graduate Schools of Business, Law, and International and Public Affairs are pleased to announce details of the 12th annual African Economic Forum (AEF), the largest Africa-focused event to be held at the university.

Chinua Achebe. Image credit: newafricanmagazine.com

2 years later: Remembering Chinua Achebe, Nigeria's world-renowned literary icon

It has been two years since the passing of the world-renowned Nigerian literary icon and social critic, Chinua Achebe. The man of letters passed on January 21st, 2013 in a Boston hospital after a brief illness, leaving many Nigerians in shock and rattling the literary world.

Wale Tinubu, Group CEO, Oando PLC

Meet Wale Tinubu, The Man Building Africa's Largest Energy Company (Part Two)

This is part two of an exclusive interview with Wale Tinubu, Group Chief Executive Officer of Oando PLC, a sub Saharan African indigenous integrated energy group.

Wale Tinubu, Group CEO, Oando PLC

Meet Wale Tinubu, The Man Building Africa's Largest Energy Company (Part One)

It has been more than two years since Wale Tinubu, Group Chief Executive Officer of Oando PLC, a sub Saharan African indigenous integrated energy group, described as the “plucky young eaglet,” covered Forbes Africa magazine.