PROFILE: Ayodele Olawande, Minister of State for Youth and Ally of Seyi Tinubu

Ayodele Olawande aka “Ayo Wisdom” was nominated as a minister designate by President Bola Tinubu on September 17, 2023. If confirmed by The Senate, InfomediaNG learnt that the 34-year-old Ondo indigene will serve as Minister of State for Youth and will be the youngest minister in the Bola Tinubu-led cabinet alongside Dr Jamila Bio Ibrahim (another … Read more

Meet Jamila Bio Ibrahim, New Minister of Youth and Daughter of Ex-Minister

A 37-year-old Dr. Jamila Bio Ibrahim is not a new name for those who have been following the activities of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) in Nigeria since 2019. But Jamila Ibrahim was brought into the national limelight on Sunday, September 17, 2023, when President Bola Tinubu announced her nomination as Nigeria’s Minister of Youth alongside … Read more

Profile: Meet Bunmi Tunji-Ojo, Minister of Interior

Meet Bunmi Tunji-Ojo, First Minister of Blue Economy in Nigeria

After some discrepancies in his NYSC certificate, a ministerial nominee from Ondo State Hon. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo was cleared on Monday, July 31, 2023, by Nigeria’s Senate. The former member of the House of Representatives was among the over 40 nominees for ministerial roles. And on August 16, 2023, Tunji-Ojo was assigned the portfolio of the … Read more

Is Johann Rupert Richer Than Aliko Dangote?

South African richest person Johann Rupert isn’t a strange name on Africa’s billionaire ranking, but his name reverberated on Friday, June 16, 2023, when he “overthrew” a 10-time richest African, taking the number one spot from Alhaji Aliko Dangote. But Nigeria’s wealthiest man has now regained his No. 1 spot. On June 16, Forbes’s real-time … Read more

Meet The New SGF George Akume

The new Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Senator George Akume was a governor of Benue State at the same time the incumbent President Bola Ahmed Tinubu was governor of Lagos between May 29, 1999-May 29, 2007. After leaving Benue Government House, he headed straight to the Senate and was there from May … Read more

Will Aishatu Binani Become The First Elected Female Governor in Nigeria?

From her party’s primaries to the day of the governorship election in Adamawa State, Senator Aishatu Dahiru Binani is the definition of an unrelenting fighter. She is on the path to becoming the first elected female governor in Nigeria, especially in a region that believes that a woman should be at home playing a womanly … Read more

Plus-Sized Model: Meet Yaya Mwanda of BBTitans Housemate

Yaya Mwanda is one of the housemates of Big Brother Titans (season 1). She is a plus-sized South African model and a TV presenter. Who is Yaya? Education: Yaya of BBTitans has a diploma in Animal Health and Business Management. According to her, the diplomas are in line with her love for animals. Family: Yaya Mwanda is a Xhosa girl … Read more

Meet Stéphanie Frappart, First Woman to Referee a Men’s FIFA World Cup Match

A 38-year-old Frenchwoman Stéphanie Frappart makes history Thursday, December 1, 2022, as the first woman to referee a men’s FIFA World Cup match when Germany takes on Costa Rica in Group E at the 68,000 capacity Al Bayt Stadium in Qatar. Born in France on December 14, 1983, Stéphanie Frappart is a football referee who has … Read more

10 Interesting Things about Folasade Ogunsola First UNILAG Female VC

Six decades after the establishment of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Professor Folasade Tolulope Ogunsola emerged as the first female Vice Chancellor of the prestigious institution on Friday, October 7, 2022. She will assume office on Saturday, November 12, 2022, while her tenure comes to an end on Thursday, November 11, 2027. Ogunsola, a Professor … Read more

Meet Mustapha Gajibo A Dropout Who Built Electric Vehicles in Nigeria


When we were growing up, our Dad told us the importance of education: how it could open doors of opportunities for us. He was right. But I’ve come to realise that some of those who dropped out of school are not pushovers. They are resilient and determined to make a change through their innovations. Mustapha … Read more