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Topic: Oprah May No Longer Be Richest Black Woman
Posted By: PurplePhase
Subject: Oprah May No Longer Be Richest Black Woman
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 6:45pm
wow (saw this article from another thread link)




Oprah Winfrey may no longer be the richest black woman in the world

by Similoluwa Ojurongbe | http://thegrio.com/2012/12/04/oprah-winfrey-may-no-longer-the-richest-black-woman-in-the-world/" rel="nofollow -
  Folorunso Alakija, the richest black woman in the world. Photo from AfricanGlobe.net


 

Folorunso Alakija, the richest black woman in the world. Photo from AfricanGlobe.net

Nigerian philanthropist, fashion designer and oil tycoon Folorunsho Alakija was recently on http://www.forbes.com/profile/folorunsho-alakija/" rel="nofollow - Forbes‘ list of Africa’s 40 richest people . At number 24, Forbes magazine put her worth at $600 million.

According to http://www.ventures-africa.com/2012/11/the-richest-black-woman-in-the-world-folorunsho-alakija/" rel="nofollow - Ventures-Africa , Forbes may have missed a large amount of Alakija’s wealth when they were calculating. Folorunsho Alakija might be worth over $3.3 billion dollars. That is more than Oprah Winfrey’s fortune of $2.7 billion.

In 1993, Alakija was given an oil block by former head of state http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ibrahim_Babangida" rel="nofollow - General Ibrahim Babangida . Unlike many others that received similar holdings, Alakija chose not to sell. Instead she held on to her rig and partnered, maintaining a 60 percent hold of her oil block, http://www.famfa.com/" rel="nofollow - Famfa Oil .

Over the years, Alakija went through a complex maneuvering of buying, selling, transferring and battle for ownership with the former http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olusegun_Obasanjo" rel="nofollow - President General Olusegun Obasanjo .

In 2012, the Supreme Court voided General Obasanjo’s acquisition of 50 percent of http://www.famfa.com/" rel="nofollow - Famfa Oil  which produces 200,000 barrels a day at peak. Folorunsho Alakija’s 60 percent stake in the $10.74 billion company is calculated at $6.44 billion was returned back to her.

http://www.ventures-africa.com/2012/11/the-richest-black-woman-in-the-world-folorunsho-alakija/" rel="nofollow - Ventures-Africa  calculates, assuming debt, if any, Alakija is worth a market value of $3.3 billion.

The editor for http://www.ventures-africa.com/2012/11/the-richest-black-woman-in-the-world-folorunsho-alakija/" rel="nofollow - Ventures-Africa compares Alakija’s oil field to a similar field, Total E&P.

“Total E&P recently sold off its 20 percent stake in a similar oil field to China’s Sinopec for $2.5 billion,” he wrote. “The oil field in question has a daily production capacity of 180,000 barrels a day. Similarly, other hand, OML 127 in which Famfa has a 60 percent interest produces about 200,000 barrels a day …  At this point, we have no doubt that she is indeed richer than Oprah.”




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Posted By: EPITOME
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 6:47pm
that is nepotism for you
she was GIVEN an oil block


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Posted By: PurplePhase
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 6:48pm
and she was smart to hold on to it.

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Posted By: jonesable
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 6:49pm
Someone should give me some oil.

I want to stumble upon some oil spring somewhere.
Smh

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Posted By: carolina cutie
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 6:50pm
Now who do I give praise to?!Cry

lol j/k


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Posted By: PurplePhase
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 6:51pm
Originally posted by jonesable jonesable wrote:

Someone should give me some oil.

I want to stumble upon some oil spring somewhere.
Smh


you mean on some land you own LOL


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Posted By: Lady ICE
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 6:53pm
still black thoughParty

but dang they need to help this sista out though.


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Posted By: bunzaveli
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 6:54pm
how she get in with these types of people ? 


Posted By: 313chick
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 6:55pm
Originally posted by Lady ICE Lady ICE wrote:

still black thoughParty

but dang they need to help this sista out though.


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Posted By: EPITOME
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 6:55pm
Originally posted by bunzaveli bunzaveli wrote:

how she get in with these types of people ? 

on her back or knees I assume...maybe her side to switch it up

eta:

  



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Posted By: carolina cutie
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 6:57pm
lol Pity nooooo!Cry

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Posted By: Lite Brite
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 7:03pm
Damn

I bet she's everybody's auntie.


Posted By: mrshairdo
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 7:17pm
Originally posted by EPITOME EPITOME wrote:

that is nepotism for you
she was GIVEN an oil block

EXACTLY smh
she's not on the same level as oprah imo


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Posted By: Limalady
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 7:18pm
She looks like my mom.


Posted By: PurplePhase
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 7:19pm
is she single?

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Posted By: Limalady
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 7:22pm
I'm willing to bet she is married. Marriage is a big deal to Nigerians.


Posted By: coconess
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 7:22pm
oh... poor oprah 


Posted By: PurplePhase
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 7:23pm
lol

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Posted By: ThoughtCouture
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 7:47pm
im so over oil...sigh...

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Posted By: Eden.
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 7:55pm
all praise given to the new lord and savior folorunsho christ

in famfas name we pray amen


Posted By: solo
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 7:55pm
Naija stand up

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Posted By: f8dagrate
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 7:59pm
Originally posted by Eden. Eden. wrote:

all praise given to the new lord and savior folorunsho christ

in famfas name we pray amen



I can't stand youuLOLLOLLOL


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Posted By: Nijjah25
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 8:30pm
Originally posted by solo solo wrote:

Naija stand up


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Posted By: Ms.Best
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 9:15pm
.


Posted By: Ms.Best
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 9:19pm
http://cdn.naijaurban.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/Folorunsho-Alakija-genevieve-magazine.jpg





She bleaches.


Posted By: BBpants
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 9:19pm
Woot woot! 

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Posted By: happy 4b
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 9:23pm
She was a seamstress for a former president's wife. They gave her the oil block without knowing its worth. It was gift i guess for loyalty. Anyway I don't know how this means she is not on the level of Oprah like someone said. She could have easily sold this oil block and kept it moving. Instead she turned it into a major family business, and has more than tripled its profits.
All I want to know is does she have any sons.


Posted By: bubblyboo
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 9:24pm
Originally posted by happy 4b happy 4b wrote:

She was a seamstress for a former president's wife. They gave her the oil block without knowing its worth. It was gift i guess for loyalty. Anyway I don't know how this means she is not on the level of Oprah like someone said. She could have easily sold this oil block and kept it moving. Instead she turned it into a major family business, and has more than tripled its profits.
All I want to know is does she have any sons.

alllaaaaaaaddiiiissss!!!!


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Cry me a river d*@kface you just got yourself another one!


Posted By: afrokock
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 9:55pm
nice

she's very pretty too, off that second pic that i can see.



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I just can't stand the negro british midget. He brings out the worst in me.....

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I sometimes think AfroK is gay and either doesn't know it or won't admit to it..


Posted By: EPITOME
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 9:56pm
Originally posted by happy 4b happy 4b wrote:

She was a seamstress for a former president's wife. They gave her the oil block without knowing its worth. It was gift i guess for loyalty. Anyway I don't know how this means she is not on the level of Oprah like someone said. She could have easily sold this oil block and kept it moving. Instead she turned it into a major family business, and has more than tripled its profits.
All I want to know is does she have any sons.

oo so they thought they were giving her like $1k?LOL


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If you are or have ever been a member of BHM, you are inherently a hoodrat.B


Posted By: happy 4b
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 10:11pm
Originally posted by EPITOME EPITOME wrote:


Originally posted by happy 4b happy 4b wrote:

She was a seamstress for a former president's wife. They gave her the oil block without knowing its worth. It was gift i guess for loyalty. Anyway I don't know how this means she is not on the level of Oprah like someone said. She could have easily sold this oil block and kept it moving. Instead she turned it into a major family business, and has more than tripled its profits.
All I want to know is does she have any sons.


oo so they thought they were giving her like $1k?LOL


LOL, I don't know the exact story. But they definitely didn't think the revenue from the oil block would be reaching a billion. I doubt they would have given it away. Ain't nobody that generous.

I like her story though and she does a lot of charity work based on what I read.



Posted By: PurplePhase
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 10:22pm
I read that her oil bloc brings in $1M a day.  

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Posted By: PurplePhase
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 10:28pm

ok I may love her more than Oprah. LOL


(CNN) -- From shaking up Nigeria's fashion scene to striking it rich in the oil business, Nigerian billionaire Folorunso Alakija has tasted success in all walks of life.

The former banking executive-turned-fashion designer-turned oil magnate is one of the west African country's most accomplished businesswoman, boasting a long and successful career in several fields.

In recent years, the 61-year-old has been dedicating her time to give back and help those in need as an author and philanthropist -- in 2008, she launched the http://roseofsharonfoundation.wordpress.com/" rel="nofollow - Rose of Sharon foundation, a non-governmental organization that provides for widows and orphans across Nigeria.

"We found out that widows are a stigma in this society," says Alakija. "Once they lose their husbands, the society turns their backs on them, their in-laws begin to mistreat them, they become depressed, they don't know where to turn, they don't know where their next meal is coming from."


In some parts of Nigeria, many widowed women face untold hardships as a result of traditional customs -- in many cases, if a widow doesn't have any male adult children she can lose all her husband's property, while in-laws often do not provide her with economic support, especially if she does not accept becoming an additional wife to one of her husband's brothers.

Alakija, a mother of four sons, is working hard to change such conditions, using her financial background to provide interest-free loans and scholarships.

"We try our best to bring hope back into their lives," she says, noting that so far the organization has been able "to fend for 2,751 widows and 963 widows' children, 66 orphans and actually 11 widows at university through the foundation."

Alakija says her organization's next goal is to help set up schools across Nigeria, in areas where the women would be able to work the land while their children would attend classes within walking distance.

"Where they and their children can live and grow fruits and vegetables and sell them so that they will be able to build their confidence a bit more," she says.

Born into privilege in 1951 in Nigeria, Alakija grew up in a very large family -- her father had eight wives and 52 children in his lifetime. At the age of seven she moved to the UK with her sister to attend a private school before returning to Nigeria four years later.

She did her first professional steps in the 1970s as a bank secretary but quickly moved along the corporate ladder, becoming the first head of corporate affairs at IMB, Nigeria's International Merchant Bank.





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Posted By: PurplePhase
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 10:30pm
LOL @ the red
(on  your mark ladies, get set, go! )


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Posted By: EPITOME
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 10:35pm
she wasn't a seamstress. she's a highly educated woman who benefited from a hookup

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Posted By: PurplePhase
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 10:38pm
I'm putting her autobio on my Santa Baby list

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Posted By: coconess
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 10:39pm
shes 61 so her sons are probably like 40ish.. 
ugh. 
whats good with the grandkids though? 


Posted By: Limalady
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 10:41pm
Originally posted by coconess coconess wrote:

shes 61 so her sons are probably like 40ish.. 
ugh. 
whats good with the grandkids though? 
 
I'd take a man in his 40's, but my guess is that they are already married.


Posted By: PurplePhase
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 10:42pm
Originally posted by coconess coconess wrote:

shes 61 so her sons are probably like 40ish.. 
ugh. 
whats good with the grandkids though? 


LOL



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Posted By: PurplePhase
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 10:42pm
Originally posted by Limalady Limalady wrote:

Originally posted by coconess coconess wrote:

shes 61 so her sons are probably like 40ish.. 
ugh. 
whats good with the grandkids though? 
 
I'd take a man in his 40's, but my guess is that they are already married.


details details lol

we're talking billions


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Posted By: PurplePhase
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 10:44pm
Oprah should interview her; if she'd do it.

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Posted By: carolina cutie
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 11:11pm
Kids in their 40s you say?

[Chris Rock]Is it a rich Black 40? Or an old broke cracked 40?[/CR]

Just sayin'.LOL


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"You're telling us your beefing with your bf's mother over $1 ice cream like it was blood diamonds." RickyR



Posted By: EPITOME
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 11:19pm
Originally posted by carolina cutie carolina cutie wrote:

Kids in their 40s you say?

[Chris Rock]Is it a rich Black 40? Or an old broke cracked 40?[/CR]

Just sayin'.LOL


Beer


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I'm from The Wishanicca Woods boo-Dreamz

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Posted By: NARSAddict
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 11:34pm
I'm finna hold my tongue.

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Posted By: coconess
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 11:35pm
they probably have like 4 wives each though.. 




Posted By: Limalady
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 11:36pm
Here come the Nigerian generalizations.


Posted By: coconess
Date Posted: Dec 04 2012 at 11:37pm
if those grandkids dont already have arranged marriages, one will be mines. 


Posted By: f8dagrate
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 12:16am
Originally posted by Limalady Limalady wrote:

Here come the Nigerian generalizations.



there already here nowLOL


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Posted By: uppitynegroid
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 6:18am
Originally posted by EPITOME EPITOME wrote:

Originally posted by bunzaveli bunzaveli wrote:

how she get in with these types of people ? 

on her back or knees I assume...maybe her side to switch it up
  
 
Yes, most likely.  Hate to say it, but many female millionaires and billionaires in Nigeria made it through a man.  Usually one they weren't married to.  There aren't a lot of opportunities in an undeveloped country, especially for a woman.


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Posted By: afrokock
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 6:29am
shade

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I just can't stand the negro british midget. He brings out the worst in me.....

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I sometimes think AfroK is gay and either doesn't know it or won't admit to it..


Posted By: uppitynegroid
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 6:37am
Originally posted by afrokock afrokock wrote:

shade
 
No shade at all.  Just the honest truth.  People would be shocked to know how some wealthy Nigerians made their wealth.  Lack of government regulation makes it easy for citizens not to disclose vital financial documents. 
 
The men aren't much better either.


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Posted By: Prazol60
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 7:11am
Originally posted by uppitynegroid uppitynegroid wrote:

Originally posted by EPITOME EPITOME wrote:

Originally posted by bunzaveli bunzaveli wrote:

how she get in with these types of people ? 

on her back or knees I assume...maybe her side to switch it up
  
 
Yes, most likely.  Hate to say it, but many female millionaires and billionaires in Nigeria made it through a man.  Usually one they weren't married to.  There aren't a lot of opportunities in an undeveloped country, especially for a woman.

I think many women world wide have had a leg up via the men in their lives. Many female world leaders had help from husbands or fathers that were leaders first. Gina Rinehart (Dead) wouldn't be so rich without her father.


Posted By: afrokock
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 7:28am
Originally posted by uppitynegroid uppitynegroid wrote:


Originally posted by afrokock afrokock wrote:

shade

 
No shade at all.  Just the honest truth.  People would be shocked to know how some wealthy Nigerians made their wealth.  Lack of government regulation makes it easy for citizens not to disclose vital financial documents. 
 
The men aren't much better either.
in other words shade

we dont know how she got or why she got it

the fact that she has it, and has actually managed to manage it well and made her wealth grow is commendable.

all other presumptions are just shade..


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I just can't stand the negro british midget. He brings out the worst in me.....

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I sometimes think AfroK is gay and either doesn't know it or won't admit to it..


Posted By: afrokock
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 7:35am
Originally posted by Prazol60 Prazol60 wrote:


Originally posted by uppitynegroid uppitynegroid wrote:


Originally posted by EPITOME EPITOME wrote:



Originally posted by bunzaveli bunzaveli wrote:

how she get in with these types of people ? 



on her back or knees I assume...maybe her side to switch it up
  


 
Yes, most likely.  Hate to say it, but many female millionaires and billionaires in Nigeria made it through a man.  Usually one they weren't married to.  There aren't a lot of opportunities in an undeveloped country, especially for a woman.

I think many women world wide have had a leg up via the men in their lives. Many female world leaders had help from husbands or fathers that were leaders first. Gina Rinehart (Dead) wouldn't be so rich without her father.
pretty much,

many people (not just women) dont just happen to become wealthy, they get a serious leg up from heavily connected people.

but staying wealthy is what makes them stand out

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I just can't stand the negro british midget. He brings out the worst in me.....

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I sometimes think AfroK is gay and either doesn't know it or won't admit to it..


Posted By: EPITOME
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 7:40am
Originally posted by uppitynegroid uppitynegroid wrote:

Originally posted by afrokock afrokock wrote:

shade
 
No shade at all.  Just the honest truth.  People would be shocked to know how some wealthy Nigerians made their wealth.  Lack of government regulation makes it easy for citizens not to disclose vital financial documents. 
 
The men aren't much better either.

I wouldn't. Who gives ppl oil blocks?LOL


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Posted By: afrokock
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 7:43am


the hypernatraemia has no basis and even if it has, that just a tiny part of the whole story



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I just can't stand the negro british midget. He brings out the worst in me.....

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I sometimes think AfroK is gay and either doesn't know it or won't admit to it..


Posted By: afrokock
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 7:45am
Originally posted by EPITOME EPITOME wrote:


Originally posted by uppitynegroid uppitynegroid wrote:


Originally posted by afrokock afrokock wrote:

shade

 
No shade at all.  Just the honest truth.  People would be shocked to know how some wealthy Nigerians made their wealth.  Lack of government regulation makes it easy for citizens not to disclose vital financial documents. 
 
The men aren't much better either.


I wouldn't. Who gives ppl oil blocks?LOL
the same people currently handing out daimond blocks in zimbabwe, sierra leone and the congo

sh*t happens

its rumoured mugabe, gave a gold mine to his daughters fave newsreader just like that

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I just can't stand the negro british midget. He brings out the worst in me.....

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I sometimes think AfroK is gay and either doesn't know it or won't admit to it..


Posted By: happy 4b
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 9:00am
Originally posted by uppitynegroid uppitynegroid wrote:


Originally posted by EPITOME EPITOME wrote:



Originally posted by bunzaveli bunzaveli wrote:

how she get in with these types of people ? 



on her back or knees I assume...maybe her side to switch it up
  


 
Yes, most likely.  Hate to say it, but many female millionaires and billionaires in Nigeria made it through a man.  Usually one they weren't married to.  There aren't a lot of opportunities in an undeveloped country, especially for a woman.


Actually most Nigerian women who made money off their back don't go on to own Multibillion dollar corporations. They are perfectly happy staying at home spending the man's money. If it were that easy to become a billionaire from a man why aren't there more of her?


Posted By: uppitynegroid
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 9:33am
Originally posted by happy 4b happy 4b wrote:

Originally posted by uppitynegroid uppitynegroid wrote:


Originally posted by EPITOME EPITOME wrote:



Originally posted by bunzaveli bunzaveli wrote:

how she get in with these types of people ? 



on her back or knees I assume...maybe her side to switch it up
  


 
Yes, most likely.  Hate to say it, but many female millionaires and billionaires in Nigeria made it through a man.  Usually one they weren't married to.  There aren't a lot of opportunities in an undeveloped country, especially for a woman.


Actually most Nigerian women who made money off their back don't go on to own Multibillion dollar corporations. They are perfectly happy staying at home spending the man's money. If it were that easy to become a billionaire from a man why aren't there more of her?
 
It is that easy.  There are plenty more like her, which was my entire point.  Keep in mind every billionaire in Nigeria doesn't make it known (especially since the money was probably acquired through illegal means) and many don't have to disclose their financial accounts. 


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Posted By: MizzAmirah
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 9:41am
Saw the topic and my first thought was "must be some nigerian oil-rich widow"

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Posted By: happy 4b
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 9:55am
Originally posted by uppitynegroid uppitynegroid wrote:


Originally posted by happy 4b happy 4b wrote:

Originally posted by uppitynegroid uppitynegroid wrote:


Originally posted by EPITOME EPITOME wrote:



Originally posted by bunzaveli bunzaveli wrote:

how she get in with these types of people ? 



on her back or knees I assume...maybe her side to switch it up
  


 
Yes, most likely.  Hate to say it, but many female millionaires and billionaires in Nigeria made it through a man.  Usually one they weren't married to.  There aren't a lot of opportunities in an undeveloped country, especially for a woman.


Actually most Nigerian women who made money off their back don't go on to own Multibillion dollar corporations. They are perfectly happy staying at home spending the man's money. If it were that easy to become a billionaire from a man why aren't there more of her?

 
It is that easy.  There are plenty more like her, which was my entire point.  Keep in mind every billionaire in Nigeria doesn't make it known (especially since the money was probably acquired through illegal means) and many don't have to disclose their financial accounts. 


No there are not many like her. Did you read the article? She didn't disclose her financial accounts. They are estimating based on how much oil her company produces a day. If you are doing business at that magnitude you really can't hide that much no matter how much you try. And back to your point about her receiving the oil block on her back. Her kids are in their 40s, she received the oil block in 1993. You are saying her husband let her be somebody love slave for a gift that they didn't even know the worth till years later?


Posted By: uppitynegroid
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 12:10pm
Unless you live there you wouldn't understand.  You can hide whatever the hell you want in Nigeria.  People do it everyday.  Make million dollar transactions illegally and no one would ever know.  It happens.  If you know the right people, you can get away with anything here.  I'm not speculating.  I know.
 
...and yes, its very possible her husband could know she's a concubine to a wealthy man and allow it.  I know a millionaire here who bankrolled his mistress's entire lavish wedding and the groom knew.  All three people are well-know in the country.  It happens.  A lot.


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Posted By: goodm3
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 12:21pm
Originally posted by uppitynegroid uppitynegroid wrote:

Unless you live there you wouldn't understand.  You can hide whatever the hell you want in Nigeria.  People do it everyday.  Make million dollar transactions illegally and no one would ever know.  It happens.  If you know the right people, you can get away with anything here.  I'm not speculating.  I know.
 
...and yes, its very possible her husband could know she's a concubine to a wealthy man and allow it.  I know a millionaire here who bankrolled his mistress's entire lavish wedding and the groom knew.  All three people are well-know in the country.  It happens.  A lot.

Damn. 


that's a boss for real. You got your ho and her man in check. 


Posted By: afrokock
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 12:31pm
Lol..

I guess the only way a woman can make it in Africa is by busting it wide open..

Lol



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Posted By: Limalady
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 12:32pm
Originally posted by afrokock afrokock wrote:

Lol..

I guess the only way a woman can make it in Africa is by busting it wide open..

Lol

 
I disagree, but I saw that you tried to dissent to no avail. I won't bother.


Posted By: happy 4b
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 12:35pm
Originally posted by uppitynegroid uppitynegroid wrote:

Unless you live there you wouldn't understand.  You can hide whatever the hell you want in Nigeria.  People do it everyday.  Make million dollar transactions illegally and no one would ever know.  It happens.  If you know the right people, you can get away with anything here.  I'm not speculating.  I know.
 

...and yes, its very possible her husband could know she's a concubine to a wealthy man and allow it.  I know a millionaire here who bankrolled his mistress's entire lavish wedding and the groom knew.  All three people are well-know in the country.  It happens.  A lot.


Do you live there? My family lives there and my friends live there too. People make million dollar transactions in the US too and no one knows either. So you are applying a situation of someone you do know to a woman you don't know. I still don't get how your experiences or stories have to do with this woman. If she was trying to hide her wealth she wouldn't have held on to the oil block she would have sold it like many others to bigger companies and gone to chill. The fact still remains she is a great business woman. I do not get why you are ready to believe the worst without evidence.


Posted By: afrokock
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 12:37pm
Lima.how is that dissent?

I'm disputing the presumption that you guys are making with suchconviction as if you guys are between her legs..

How the hell.is that even dissent?

Please don't bother because you are clearly being presumptive with no basis not because I'm dissenting..

That's just retarded

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I just can't stand the negro british midget. He brings out the worst in me.....

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I sometimes think AfroK is gay and either doesn't know it or won't admit to it..


Posted By: Limalady
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 12:39pm
Originally posted by afrokock afrokock wrote:

Lima.how is that dissent?

I'm disputing the presumption that you guys are making with suchconviction as if you guys are between her legs..

How the hell.is that even dissent?

Please don't bother because you are clearly being presumptive with no basis not because I'm dissenting..

That's just retarded
 
I agree with you.   I was saying you tried to dissent with the majority view that she earned her wealth by sleeping to the top.


Posted By: afrokock
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 12:40pm
And to show how myopic and blinkered you are being you didn't even consider other factors that affect agri an business dynamics such as political affiliation tribalism nepotism etc . But no... She was obviously someone..

Lol..

Funny.. but not in a haha way

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I just can't stand the negro british midget. He brings out the worst in me.....

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I sometimes think AfroK is gay and either doesn't know it or won't admit to it..


Posted By: afrokock
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 12:43pm
Should be *you lot*

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I just can't stand the negro british midget. He brings out the worst in me.....

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I sometimes think AfroK is gay and either doesn't know it or won't admit to it..


Posted By: happy 4b
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 12:44pm
Originally posted by afrokock afrokock wrote:

And to show how myopic and blinkered you are being you didn't even consider other factors that affect agri an business dynamics such as political affiliation tribalism nepotism etc . But no... She was obviously someone..

Lol..

Funny.. but not in a haha way


It's sad!



Posted By: Limalady
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 12:51pm
Afro, you were ready to come for me, huh? You mad, huh?


Posted By: coconess
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 1:06pm
interesting how the women are talking about how she got that money on her back/knees... (although i think it was originally said in jest) 

and a man is saying its shade and wrong to say that.. on a womens board.. 

sad. 


Posted By: iGotSunshine
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 1:08pm
Originally posted by coconess coconess wrote:

interesting how the women are talking about how she got that money on her back/knees... (although i think it was originally said in jest) 

and a man is saying its shade and wrong to say that.. on a womens board.. 

sad. 
 
mmm mmm


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Posted By: coconess
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 1:09pm
usually its vice versa 

the hate is strong 


Posted By: afrokock
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 1:18pm
Originally posted by Limalady Limalady wrote:

Afro, you were ready to come for me, huh? You mad, huh?
just a lil annoyed

if she wasnt nigerian, let alone african people wouldnt be insulting her legacy/achievements

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I just can't stand the negro british midget. He brings out the worst in me.....

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I sometimes think AfroK is gay and either doesn't know it or won't admit to it..


Posted By: happy 4b
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 1:20pm
Originally posted by afrokock afrokock wrote:

Originally posted by Limalady Limalady wrote:

Afro, you were ready to come for me, huh? You mad, huh?
just a lil annoyed

if she wasnt nigerian, let alone african people wouldnt be insulting her legacy/achievements


BINGO!!!!


Posted By: Alias_Avi
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 1:22pm
Yea, I'm kinda shocked at some of these comments... like, really? Confused

Originally posted by afrokock afrokock wrote:

Originally posted by Limalady Limalady wrote:

Afro, you were ready to come for me, huh? You mad, huh?
just a lil annoyed

if she wasnt nigerian, let alone african people wouldnt be insulting her legacy/achievements


Posted By: Limalady
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 1:51pm
Originally posted by happy 4b happy 4b wrote:

Originally posted by afrokock afrokock wrote:

Originally posted by Limalady Limalady wrote:

Afro, you were ready to come for me, huh? You mad, huh?
just a lil annoyed

if she wasnt nigerian, let alone african people wouldnt be insulting her legacy/achievements


BINGO!!!!
 
Yup. The hate of Nigerians in the AA community is strong, and this is not based on the board or this thread. It is based on my person experiences.


Posted By: jonesable
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 1:54pm
I'm sure you know the reverse is also true.

I haven't noticed AA's hating Nigerians but I won't discount it .

But some things I've heard Nigerians and other Africans say about AA's made me dismiss them completely.

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Posted By: Limalady
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 1:56pm
Originally posted by jonesable jonesable wrote:

I'm sure you know the reverse is also true.

I haven't noticed AA's hating Nigerians but I won't discount it .

But some things I've heard Nigerians and other Africans say about AA's made me dismiss them completely.
 
I know it happens in the reverse. It happens both ways. It honestly makes me sad that people from the same continent can't find a common ground and get along.


Posted By: Sang Froid
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 1:57pm
Nobody likes nigerians.


Posted By: jonesable
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 2:00pm
A tale for another time

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Never send to know for whom the bells tolls; it tolls for thee
Donne

Havmercy Dez Bryant


Posted By: keepgrowing
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 2:10pm
Originally posted by Limalady Limalady wrote:

Originally posted by happy 4b happy 4b wrote:

Originally posted by afrokock afrokock wrote:

Originally posted by Limalady Limalady wrote:

Afro, you were ready to come for me, huh? You mad, huh?
just a lil annoyed

if she wasnt nigerian, let alone african people wouldnt be insulting her legacy/achievements


BINGO!!!!
 
Yup. The hate of Nigerians in the AA community is strong, and this is not based on the board or this thread. It is based on my person experiences.

yup. agree 100%.


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If you no know me brotha, I no like wahala.


Posted By: f8dagrate
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 2:30pm
[QUOTE=Sang Froid]Nobody likes nigerians and nobody likes AA, that why they should come together.

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Posted By: zsazsa
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 2:31pm
I prefer Oprah's rags to riches story. 

This woman's story is unattainable. Who is going to give us a bar of oil or whatever it is. And with that type of money, I would expect her on big scale charity stuff, not just what I am reading. 


Posted By: Sang Froid
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 2:31pm
No. Nigerians too busy suckin' on whitey to be friends with us.


Posted By: Alias_Avi
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 2:36pm
Nobody likes Black people. Period.

Originally posted by f8dagrate f8dagrate wrote:

[QUOTE=Sang Froid]Nobody likes nigerians and nobody likes AA, that why they should come together.


Posted By: BeatriceBean
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 2:39pm
That's great. Now there are two black female billionaires in the world.


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Life is good!


Posted By: EasterBell
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 2:45pm
Wasn't she already born into money? Still pretty good for her though.


Posted By: Rumbera
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 2:48pm
There is a whole bunch of reaching on both sides.
 
I don't think AA as a whole dislike Nigerians , why would they ? They may just dislike you as a person and you happen to be Nigerian.


Posted By: Flowing-Ice
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 2:49pm
i think her story is more realistic. 
its the story of almost every rich person 'getting something' and making something out of it. 

i don't like the whole "she was on her knees" sentiment. but that has more to do with us being women, than us hating certain blacks. 


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Posted By: jonesable
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 2:50pm
Naw the AA's and the Africans ( mostly Nigerians) have had discussions about the stereotypes both groups have towards the other.
I didn't think it was hate but I think there is something to it.

I've heard this about groups as a whole not individuals


Not even talking about this subject.


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Never send to know for whom the bells tolls; it tolls for thee
Donne

Havmercy Dez Bryant


Posted By: Flowing-Ice
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 2:50pm
everyone hates everyone. 

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Posted By: Sang Froid
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 2:53pm
Why do all black people have to get along with all black people?
The world is a big place.
And all you black mutha*&%^$#@Eas.


Posted By: Rumbera
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 2:53pm
Originally posted by jonesable jonesable wrote:

Naw the AA's and the Africans ( mostly Nigerians) have had discussions about the stereotypes both groups have towards the other.
I didn't think it was hate but I think there is something to it.

I've heard this about groups as a whole not individuals
Really ? Like what ? Just throw some ideas out there.
 
I think most blacks don't think of Africa as individual tribes and ethnic groups for them to have some disdain just for Nigerians.
 


Posted By: Flowing-Ice
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 2:54pm
Originally posted by Sang Froid Sang Froid wrote:

Why do all black people have to get along with all black people?
The world is a big place.

lol. basically. 


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And Jean Paul Gaultier and a Hermes bag and four inch tips made of ostrich ;Sharp enough to slit your wrists her lips spread gossip ;Won't say sorry when she offends


Posted By: jonesable
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 2:55pm
Originally posted by Rumbera Rumbera wrote:


Originally posted by jonesable jonesable wrote:

Naw the AA's and the Africans ( mostly Nigerians) have had discussions about the stereotypes both groups have towards the other.
I didn't think it was hate but I think there is something to it.

I've heard this about groups as a whole not individuals

Really ? Like what ? Just throw some ideas out there.
 
I think most blacks don't think of Africa as individual tribes and ethnic groups for them to have some disdain just for Nigerians.
 


They threw around terms like lazy and gangster and we need to leave slavery in the past because the present day white ppl didn't do that and we just you that as an excuse.


I'm speaking of Africans as a whole

Some of the AA threw around terms like uncivilized , AIDS and HIV ridden, suck ups

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Never send to know for whom the bells tolls; it tolls for thee
Donne

Havmercy Dez Bryant


Posted By: Limalady
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 3:02pm
Originally posted by jonesable jonesable wrote:

Originally posted by Rumbera Rumbera wrote:

 
Originally posted by jonesable jonesable wrote:

Naw the AA's and the Africans ( mostly Nigerians) have had discussions about the stereotypes both groups have towards the other.
I didn't think it was hate but I think there is something to it.

I've heard this about groups as a whole not individuals

Really ? Like what ? Just throw some ideas out there.
 
I think most blacks don't think of Africa as individual tribes and ethnic groups for them to have some disdain just for Nigerians.
 
 

They threw around terms like lazy and gangster and we need to leave slavery in the past because the present day white ppl didn't do that to you and we just you that as an excuse.


I'm speaking of Africans as a whole 

Some of the AA threw around terms like uncivilized , AIDS and HIV ridden, suck ups
 
And I have heard AA's call Nigerians monkeys, jungle bunnies, African Booty Scratchers, etc. I've heard they say, "Learn to speak English," or "Nigerians are coming here and taking jobs from Blacks," or "Nigerians are here benefiting from the work Blacks did in the civil rights movement." I have seen much worse. I didn't pull it out of thin air Rumbera. 

Also, I don't experience this discrimination. I look and sound American, sh!t I am American. My family experiences this does though, especially my mother. People generally have distain for an outsider attaining a high level of success in the US. They feel like she took that opportunity from a qualified American Black person. I've actually heard people say this. I didn't make it up.


Posted By: jonesable
Date Posted: Dec 05 2012 at 3:03pm
I remember one of the AA girls said something like " y'all come here acting like your ish don't stink while your home country is in shambles"
Things got really really real after that



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Never send to know for whom the bells tolls; it tolls for thee
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