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FirstGem is One! Positioning for Business and Financial Success

Something is brewing ladies! As we move into the New Year, it is time to challenge you into taking long elegant strides toward persona and business success. The FirstGem Anniversary event tagged – Positioning for Business and Financial Success – is your opportunity to join the biggest women empowerment community...

Breaking News: Folake Ani-Mumuney Emerges ADVAN President

Folake Ani-Mumuney, Global Head Marketing and Corporate Communications at FBN Holdings has emerged the new President of the Association of Advertisers Association of Nigeria, ADVAN at its AGM held yesterday. Mrs. Ani-Mumuney served as Chief Marketing and Communication Officer at Dangote Industries Limited. Mrs....

First Ladies and Rising Women Leaders Gather To Define Leadership for a New Era

The event, The Future of Women: Leadership for a New Era, to be held on September 21st in New York, will be co-hosted by Facebook, in partnership with M•A•C AIDS Fund and OkayAfrica, and will bring rising African women leaders in to share their visions for the future For nearly 10 years, the Global First Ladies...

Viola Graham-Douglas Becomes Guinness Nigeria’s Corporate Relations Director

Guinness Nigeria Plc has announced the appointment of Viola Graham-Douglas as its Corporate Relations Director, effective June 1, 2017. Mrs. Graham-Douglas started her career in the banking industry in Nigeria and worked in varied roles with reputable banks. She joined Lafarge Africa Plc, formerly WAPCO Cement, as...

Heirs Holdings Appoints Director of Marketing and Corporate Communications

Heirs Holdings today announced the appointment of Pelumi Fadairo as Director of Marketing and Corporate Communications. Fadairo will be responsible for driving the Group’s strategic marketing objectives and co-ordinating brand management of its rapidly growing portfolio of pan-African investments in the power,...

She Leads Africa Launches Accelerator for Women-Run Businesses with Work In Progress! Alliance

The 2017 Accelerator will consist of 1 week residencies in the four locations where entrepreneurs will receive training from the SLA team and business leaders and experts She Leads Africa has just opened applications for the 2017 She Leads Africa Accelerator, a 3-month program designed to identify, support and...

Firstbank Chairman Charges SMEs to Take Advantage of Government Policies for Ease of Business

The Chairman of first Bank has encouraged entrepreneurs to take advantage of policies put in place by the government to foster economic development and business growth. Addressing participants at an engagement with small and medium scale entrepreneurs, organised to enlighten businesses on how to access foreign...

Sibeth Ndiaye, The Strong Force Behind The Next French President

Sibeth Ndiaye is the 37-year-old Senegalese-French campaign guru of Emmanuel Macron who has now been named as the president-elect’s press secretary. Ms Ndiaye is seen as one of the key figures who orchestrated the meteoric rise of Mr Macron’s En Marche movement. Along with Brigitte Macron, wife of new...

Lucy Gichuhi Becomes Australia’s First Black African Senator

Kenyan born Lucy Gichuhi is Australia’s first black African member of federal parliament. She took the oath and was sworn in, in Canberra. Lucy Gichuhi filled the South Australian seat in the Senate which was left vacant for over six months after the resignation of Bob Day from the Family First party in 2016 after...