Mrs Folorunsho Alakija, Nigerian oil tycoon is the new Richest woman in Africa
Mrs. Folorunsho Alakija,Nigerian oil tycoon, In next level
tins,The richest black woman in the world Worth $7.3
billion. Mother of four, is now the Richest woman in
Forbes reports ,Oprah Winfrey is worth $2.9 billion. Africa
boasts 55 billionaires and theyâ€™re worth a staggering $143.88
billion in total, according to pan-African magazine Ventures
Alakija started her career as a secretary in a bank in the mid
1970s. She then studied fashion in London and returned to
Nigeria to start a label, Supreme Stitches.
But her biggest break came in oil. In 1993, her company,
Famfa Oil, was awarded an oil prospecting license, which
later became OML 127, one of Nigeriaâ€™s most prolific oil
The company owns a 60-per-cent stake in the block, valued
at around $7.3 billion, Ventures Africa has reported.
And also she is the one that give birth to the Nigerian
popular Dj â€œ Dj Exclusiveâ€œ.
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