The interim governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria is a Nigerian economist named Folashodun Adebisi Shonubi (born 7 March 1962).
Born Name: Folashodun Adebisi Shonubi
Date of birth: 7 March 1962
Political party: Nonpartisan
Alma mater: University of Lagos
On March 7, 1962, Mr. Folashodun Adebisi was born. From 1978 to 1983, he studied at the University of Lagos, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.
The same university also awarded him a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering in 1985 with a focus on Production Engineering.
He changed his major to finance between 1988 and 1989, earning a master’s degree in business administration with a finance concentration.
He started his career as an engineer consultant at Mek-ind Associates, where he worked from 1984 until 1989.
He worked as a marketing executive for Inlaks Computers Limited from 1989 to 1990. From 1990 to 1993, he worked as the Head of Treasury Operations at Citibank Nigeria Limited.
He worked at Agusto & Co. Ltd. from 1993 to 1996 as a Supervising Consultant before moving to MBC International Limited in 1999 to take the position of Deputy General Manager, Banking Operations & Information Technology.
In 1999, he joined First City Monument Bank (FCMB) Limited as Vice-President, Operations & Information Technology and was there till 2002.
In 2003, he moved from FCMB to Ecobank Nigeria Plc as an Executive Director, Operations & Information Technology and in 2007 he became the Director, Information Technology and Corporate Services, Renaissance Securities Nigeria Limited.
From September 2009 to April 2012, he worked for Union Bank of Nigeria Limited as an Executive Director, Operations, Technology, and Services.
From May 2012 to October 2018, he served as the CEO and Managing Director of Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System Plc.
Mr. Folashodun has served as the Deputy Governor, Operations, of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) since October 2018. He has represented the Governor of the CBN on the Board of FIRS since December 9, 2019. He is married and has kids.
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Hadi Abubakar Sirika is the former Minister for Aviation of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
He is a former Member House of Representative, and former Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, where he represented Katsina North Senatorial District under the platform of Congress for Progressive Change in 2011 election cycle.
Sirika held the position of vice-chairman of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Committee set by the Nigerian Senate.
Full Name: Hadi Abubakar Sirika
Born Date: 2 March 1964
Place of Birth: Dutsi, Nigeria
Political party: All Progressives Congress (APC)
Hadi was born on March 2nd, 1964 in Shargalle, Katsina State’s Dutsi Local Government.
“Petroleum Helicopters Institute in the USA,” “Flight Safety International, USA,” and “Delta Aeronautics, United States of America” were all where Hadi Sirika received his degrees.
Hadi was chosen to serve in the Federal House of Representatives in 2003, and he did so until 2007. In the 2011 elections, Sirika Hadi was once more chosen to represent Kastina North in the Nigerian Senate on the platform of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC).
Hadi Sirika served as the vice chairman of the Senate’s Transportation Committee, the MDG vice chairman, and a member of the Senate. Additionally, he participated in a variety of Senate committees in Nigeria.
While in the senate, Hadi Sirika was the portal vice-chairman Millennium Developmemt Goal (MDG) and a member of the senate committee on Aviation. He also served in a number of different committees in the Nigerian Senate.
In the early 2015, Hadi became a member of the newly-born party APC, after a merger which brought about the All Progressive Congress (APC).
Hadi announced in the same year that Muhammadu Buhari had been convinced to run for the presidential seat in the 2015 general Elections under the banner of the APC.
After Muhammadu Buhari emerged winner of the 2015 Presidential elections, Hadi was appointed minister for state for aviation until 2019. He was reappointed as the Minister of Avaition by President Muhammadu Buhari after he won his second term bid.
As a former pilot, Sirika is a member of the Senate Committee on Aviation. He bares his mind, undisguised, about how not to own a private aircraft through corrupt means.
He also spoke about other issues bordering on piloting and the aviation sector, in an interview with Jamila Nuhu Musa and Augustine Aminu. He also spoke on President Jonathan’s poor grasp of his brief and on a number of topical issues.
However, Senator Hadi Sirika of the Congress for Progressive Change has stated that under the leadership of the People’s Democratic Party, Nigeria cannot make the required development in the committee of nations; whereas Sirika, a senator from Katsina State who represents the Katsina North senatorial district, stated in an exclusive interview with LEADERSHIP WEEKEND that the party has ran out of ideas for how to advance the country despite having been in power for 13 years.
Sirika, a pilot and steadfast supporter of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, discusses how to install dependable and accommodating leadership in Nigeria as well as how to save the country’s aviation sector in an interview with Soni Daniel and Ruth Choji.
Read about Real Warri Pikin
Anita Alaire Afoke Asuoha is a Nigerian stand-up comedian, actor, social media sensation host, life coach and humanitarian, known by her stage name Real Warri Pikin.
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Birth Name: Anita Alaire Afoke Asuoha
Stage Name: Real Warri Pikin
Alma mater: Benson Idahosa University
Occupations: comedian, actress, Actor, Filmaker, dancer, MC
Fame for: Stand-up comedy, skits, humanitarian
Notable work: (Schoool of Thought, Real Warri pikin Unfiltered, Real Warri pikin one million challenge)
Spouse: Victor Ikechukwu AAsuoh (m. 2013)
Children: 3 children
Anita Asuoha was raised in Warri, Nigeria’s Delta State. Her mother is an Urhobo and her father is an Ijaw from the Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State. The third of six kids, she.
She graduated in 2012 from the Benson Idahosa University in Benin City after majoring in political science and public administration.
In 2013, she wed Victor Ikechukwu Asuoha, and the two became parents to three kids.
Real Warri Pikin is the head of the Real Warri Pikin Foundation, a non-governmental organization. Every year on International Women’s Day, the organization empowers women by making an investment in their future through the 100k challenge, a grants program for women.
Her tale of depression and suicide served as the catalyst for her humanitarian section, which inspired her to support and assist those who are depressed and suicidal in society.
She competed in the “Glo Rock ‘N’ Rule dance competition” in 2008 and took first place. In 2009, she was appointed a Globacom ambassador.
She participated in an audition for “The Maltina Dance All Family Competition” in 2011 and placed second overall with her family.
She has appeared as a comic at numerous events in Nigeria, including AY, Man on Fire, Akpororo vs. Akpororo, and Warri Again.
Additionally, she appears as a compere at numerous events across the nation. ‘Real Warri Pikin’ is the stage name of Anita Asuoha. She is a radio host for the “Real Talk With Real Warri Pikin” program on the Max 90.9 FM radio station in Abuja.
She hosted the biggest comedy show in Warri on 1 August 2021, titled REAL WARRI PIKIN UNFILTERED.
The show has been held in Abuja, Warri, Ghana, Milton Keynes, Manchester, and London She has performed in Ghana, Senegal, U.S.A, and Nigeria. She has also performed at Warri Again?, AY LIVE, Bovi’s ‘Man on Fire’ etc. Real Warri Pikin hosts a comedy show.
In Nollywood movies like Prophetess, Fate of Alakada, Aki and Pawpaw, The Ghost and the Tout Too, The Stand Up, Intricate, Lemonade, Merry Men 2, etc., Real Warri Pikin has also appeared. She released the track “School Of Thought” from her School of Thought television series, which included TENI, in January 2021. She debuted her clothing brand, Real Warri Pikin Merch, in October 2021.
Recognition and awards
>> The Humor Awards for Most creative comedy show in 2022.
>> The Humor Awards for Stand up comedian of the year 2022.
>> African Choice Award Comedy Act Of The Year 2022.