FirstBank Entrepreneur Mindset: Sights And Sound From UNILAG



It was the perfect cocktail of learning and fun at the FirstBank Entrepreneur Mindset event recently held at the UNILAG Multipurpose hall. Students who identified as aspiring business moguls and captains of industry congregated to drink from the rich fountain of wisdom in the persons of Ibukun Awosika, Chairman FirstBank; Lekan Olude – Cofounder Jobberman, Babajide Ipaye – CEO Keex footwears, Steph Obi – Online Course Content Creator and Expert; Ireti Doyle – Nollywood actress and Koyinsola Vera-Cruz- Certified trichologist & Hair Expert.

The Chairman, FirstBank, Ibukun Awosika addressing the audience at the event

L-R: Osahon E. Ogieva GH, Telecoms and pother conglomerates, Vera-Cruz- Certified trichologist & Hair Expert, Mr Ini Ebong, GH, Treasury and other financial institution, Ibukun Awosika, FirstBank Nigeria, Adebimpe Ihekuna, head, banking products, products & marketing support group, Rosie Ebe-Arthur, Group Head, human capital management & development, Ireti Doyle – Nollywood actress, at The Entrepreneur Mindset Event held in Unilag.

In opening the event, Mrs. Awosika reiterated the bank’s commitment to empowering the next generation of Nigerian entrepreneurs and shared nuggets of entrepreneurial wisdom, most powerful of which is “When you do what you do well, you will reap the economic benefits’. Steph Obi -Online course content creator and expert was present to educate the audience on how to successfully make sales online with good content for FREE!

Online Course Expert and Author of “Knowledge is the New Gold”Stephanie Obi at the event.


A cross section of students at the event.


FirstBank’s experiential Digital WhiteSpace at the event.

At this event, the students got the chance to explore the features and functions of cool tech devices such as a drone, the google Echo and an interactive TV with fun games. As they engaged with these devices, there were opportunities to win exciting prizes such as air pods, shopping vouchers, smart watches and lots more.

The XploreFirst Rap battle

To wrap up the session, ‘Senator’ and ‘Legbegbe’ krooner – Mr. Real, thrilled audience with an
energetic performance. The students definitely left the session energized and empowered to take on the world. Watch out for the next stop of the FirstBank Entrepreneur Mindset train. To track the train stops, follow FirstBank across all social media platforms.

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