Mo Abudu Honoured With Doctorate Degree At The 2014 Convocation Ceremony Of Babcock University
One of the leading private universities in Nigeria, Babcock University, honoured Mo' Abudu, CEO of Ebony Life TV with the Doctor of Humane Letters award during its 2014 convocation ceremony. According to the President/Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof J.A Kayode Makinde, the honour is to celebrate those who have inspired the young generation in diverse ways.
He described Mo' Abudu as the 'lady of the moment' noting her virtues of beauty, courage, faith and inspiration. Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Co-ordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister for Finance, was also honoured with the Doctor of Science in Global Economic Development award at the ceremony.
Tara Fela-Durotoye, House of Tara CEO tells the Nigerian story at New York Forum Africa, France24 and Africa24
The Chief Executive Officer of House of Tara International, Tara Fela-Durotoye has begun taking the message of Nigeria's massive business opportunities across the globe, making premium appearances on several global platforms including the New York Forum Africa (NYFA), France24 and Africa 24 by Reuters.
She featured as a panelist on the Entrepreneurship Taskforce at the New York Forum Africa, in Libreville, Gabon alongside Madeline Berre, Managing Partner, Deloitte (Gabon), Jon Gosier, Founder, D8A Group and Appfrica (United States), and Dan Shine, Curator, The Innovation Hangar (United States).
Speaking on NYFA TV the potential of developing empowerment centres in the troubled North-East of Nigeria as a tool to combat insurgency in the northern region of Nigeria, she said creating a pool of different trades to teach skills and capacity building would boost self-esteem and renew hope in country and the future. Above all, she was upbeat about the huge potential for growth of business in Africa. 'If you start to see more successful businesses that are playing on a global level, the story of Africa will begin to change,' she said.