Last week, our team at Heirs Oil and Gas (HHOG), was in London to receive the “Africa Deal of the Year 2021” award from Project Finance International (PFI), in recognition of the $1.1billion financing and acquisition we made last year, acquiring OML 17. This deal remains one of the largest transactions in the oil and […]
It was a proud and moving moment last week, to chair the 60th Annual General Meeting of the United Bank for Africa, recording yet another notable milestone in our Group’s history.
As part of this drive to empower more women across Africa, I held my first-ever, all-female mentoring session on International Women’s Day.
It was my pleasure to give a short opening remarks to the Institute of Capital Market Registrars (ICMR) on the occasion of their Annual Conference in Lagos, with the theme “Reinventing the Capital for Growth: The Digital Technology approach”. The ICMR is an institution that is posed to significantly reposition the Nigerian capital market for […]
At the age of 20, did you envisage your current self? At the age of 20 I was still on the university campus thinking of parties and academic course work rather than thinking of entrepreneurship! But let’s just say that my life has been filled with a lot of interesting experiences. Deciding to study economics […]
On Tuesday, 23rd November, I had the honour of giving the keynote speech at the 2021 IOD Annual Conference, a flagship event attended by captains of industry and directors of both private and public sector institutions. I found the theme ‘Creating the Future: Deepening Corporate Governance Practice Through Multi-Sectoral and Multi-Generational Collaborations’, quite instructive and […]
It’s been a packed couple of days, but all worth it. I flew into Morocco with my team to meet with leadership of Western Union last Tuesday, to consolidate on our longstanding partnership. Shortly after, rushing off from lunch, I met with the Chairman/CEO of BMCE Group, one of the largest banks in North Africa. […]
This week, I would like to highlight these searing points made by the Governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu. In a recent interview, he applauded the leadership of the President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame. He highlighted the need for Nigeria to identify and adopt a national narrative – a mainframe that will spur growth […]
When I started my career, I got a job I applied for despite not meeting the advertised criteria. That was luck at play, but I also believed that I was good enough to make a difference, so I offered myself. Luck was what made my boss at the time read my application letter. Leaders must […]