Category: The CEO’s

Inspiration Africa: “You need to redefine the definition of success; what money can buy is the smallest of what success is.” – Betty Irabor, CEO, Genevieve Magazine

Inspiration Africa: “You need to redefine the definition of success; what money can buy is the smallest of what success is.” – Betty Irabor, CEO, Genevieve Magazine

| April 29, 2017 | Reply

Today’s Inspiration Africa interview shines the spotlight on award-winning CEO and Editor-in-Chief, Genevieve Magazine, Betty Irabor. A publisher par excellence, Betty Irabor speaks to Whoot Africa about being a woman in business, breast cancer advocacy, the value of family, women’s rights, and the power of never giving up. Outside of the press articles detailing your […]

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Inspiration Africa: Empowering Millennials, Breaking the Circle of Poverty and Creating Generational Wealth – Omilola Oshikoya, shares on her work and the Do It Afraid Movement.

Inspiration Africa: Empowering Millennials, Breaking the Circle of Poverty and Creating Generational Wealth – Omilola Oshikoya, shares on her work and the Do It Afraid Movement.

| April 29, 2017 | Reply

In today’s politically correct world, where faith and business don’t seem to mix. Omilola Oshikoya, is championing a new movement on financial literacy, accountability, and the power of boldness to Do It Afraid’ inspired by her faith in God. Africa’s Premier Wealth Coach, Entrepreneur, Author, and Founder, Omilola Oshikoya International. Omilola Oshikoya is on a […]

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Inspiration Africa: “Every Nigerian who has something to add should take the opportunity to share their narrative. Our young people need inspiration and role models.” – Obi Asika, CEO, Dragon Africa.

Inspiration Africa: “Every Nigerian who has something to add should take the opportunity to share their narrative. Our young people need inspiration and role models.” – Obi Asika, CEO, Dragon Africa.

| April 29, 2017 | Reply

Serial entrepreneur and business mogul, Obi Asika, is passionate about the growth and development of the Nigerian and African business space.  He is the CEO of Dragon Africa, a strategic advisory firm with primary focus on strategic advice and communications, corporate affairs, social media and digital media marketing. Through Dragon Africa, Obi Asika has set […]

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Inspiration Africa: “Conquer your fear, follow your heart and break boundaries” – Aderonke Adefalujo, Style blogger and CEO, Rhonkefella Brand.

Inspiration Africa: “Conquer your fear, follow your heart and break boundaries” – Aderonke Adefalujo, Style blogger and CEO, Rhonkefella Brand.

| April 29, 2017 | Reply

Aderonke Adefalujo is the vivacious and stylish brain behind the Rhonkefella brand. A professional make-up artist turned fashion blogger and now influencer, Aderonke has set a new pace in the world of styling and fashion blogging in Nigeria. Understanding the tremendous use of social media and its impact, she has successfully created a business around […]

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Inspiration Africa: “I use my opportunities to influence greatness in women, and to create a place for them to grow and be successful” – Nnenna Onyewuchi, Co-founder, Yellow Brick Road.

Inspiration Africa: “I use my opportunities to influence greatness in women, and to create a place for them to grow and be successful” – Nnenna Onyewuchi, Co-founder, Yellow Brick Road.

| April 29, 2017 | Reply

Beautiful, soft-spoken and inspiringly intelligent, Nnenna Onyewuchi is co-founder of Yellow Brick Road, an integrated communications agency in the heart of Lagos. Before we got a chance to sit down with her for this Whoot Africa interview, we had heard so much about her and how amazingly brilliant she was. Stepping into Yellow Brick Road’s […]

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Inspiration Africa: “Have faith in yourself. If you don’t believe in yourself, then who will? ” Ade Hassan, CEO, Nubian Skin shares on redefining nude, empowering women and carving a niche in the under-served Lingerie market

Inspiration Africa: “Have faith in yourself. If you don’t believe in yourself, then who will? ” Ade Hassan, CEO, Nubian Skin shares on redefining nude, empowering women and carving a niche in the under-served Lingerie market

| April 29, 2017 | Reply

Smart, focused and taking the business world by storm. Ade Hassan is the CEO and Founder of the Nubian Skin brand. Nubian Skin is a line of Lingerie birth out of the frustration of not finding lingerie and hosiery that matched her complexion as a black woman. Ade Hassan has not only stepped into a […]

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Inspiration Africa: “My art is a visual response to the world around me, and an expression of my love and joy in the world.”— Polly Alakija

Inspiration Africa: “My art is a visual response to the world around me, and an expression of my love and joy in the world.”— Polly Alakija

| April 1, 2016 | Reply

Elbert Hubbard once said, “Art is not a thing, it is a way.” Those words are certainly true for Polly Alakija, the British artist whose devotion to African art has endeared her to art lovers in Nigeria and beyond. She sat down at the Wheatbaker Hotel, Ikoyi with Whoot Africa’s founder, Olushola Pacheco, who found […]

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Inspiration Africa: “To win hard, you play hard, the worst that could happen is you having to start all over again”. – Bisila Bokoko

Inspiration Africa: “To win hard, you play hard, the worst that could happen is you having to start all over again”. – Bisila Bokoko

| April 1, 2016 | Reply

Bisila Bokoko describes her being born in Valencia, Spain as an accident as a result of political unrest in Equatorial Guinea. An occurrence that shaped her journey by being the first black woman to hold the post of the office of the Executive director of the Spain-US chamber of commerce. Her role with selling the […]

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Whoot Africa’s Best Advice series – Part 14 “Audu Maikori, Princess Sarah Sosan, Dikko Nwachukwu, Tiyan Alilie & More

Whoot Africa’s Best Advice series – Part 14 “Audu Maikori, Princess Sarah Sosan, Dikko Nwachukwu, Tiyan Alilie & More

| February 29, 2016 | Reply

“You have to be burning with an idea, or a problem, or a wrong that you want to right. If you’re not passionate enough from the start, you’ll never stick it out.” ― Steve Jobs “Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.” –  Sam Levenson This week on Whoot Africa’s best advice […]

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Inspiration Africa: “Be steadfast, be consistent; if you don’t get it, try and try again.” -Princess Adebisi Sarah Sosan

Inspiration Africa: “Be steadfast, be consistent; if you don’t get it, try and try again.” -Princess Adebisi Sarah Sosan

| February 29, 2016 | Reply

In the words of Gordon B. Hinckley – “The best antidote I know for worry is work. The best cure for weariness is the challenge of helping someone who is even more tired. One of the great ironies of life is this: he or she who serves almost always benefits more than he or she […]

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