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“Live Your Life With No Regrets” – MNet Africa MD Biola Alabi shares her philosophy in the August Issue of Genevieve Mag



We must say that we have thoroughly enjoyed the last few issues of Genevieve Magazine. The August 2010 issue features MNet Africa MD, Biola Alabi on the cover. Biola is one of the most accomplished and powerful women in African media as she sits atop the multinational cable/satellite content company – MNet. Biola looks stunning in a selection of looks from the most recent Tiffany Amber collection (Eclecto Chic – Autumn/Winter 2011-12).

Here is an excerpt from her profile interview:

Abiola Alabi, MD MNet Africa is an exemplar of the young, smart and successful woman other women are yearning to be. She even packs more punch with her naturally appealing mien. Coming from a background of extensive research and experience garnered from working in some top-of-the-grade corporations in the US and Asia, ‘Biola never loses focus of that one principle that has shaped her life. Her words, “My life philosophy is live your life with no regrets, and make sure you always learn something from every experience.” With the confidence and self-assurance of a university professor, she intermittently lightens the atmosphere with her signature smiles.

From a distance, sitting atop a giant media octopus like MNet Africa might instantly trigger a mental image of a flustered corporate manager with tight schedules and endless paperwork; not so when the boss providing the leadership and strategic direction for the company fits into her role so naturally because it’s in sync with her passion and experience.

The interview is a solid read for young people who are building their careers. Other articles in the issue cover a range of topics including “6 Tips for Entrepreneurial Success” and “Sex – Helping to Keep the Doctor Away”. Pick up your issue from your friendly newsagent/vendor.


  1. Brittle Paper

    August 30, 2010 at 4:34 pm

    Wow. She’s so young and yet in such a position of power. Nice.

  2. Geekgirl

    August 30, 2010 at 5:18 pm

    damn!!she is GORGEOUS!!Is that Tiffany Amber she is wearing on d cover

    • Geekgirl

      August 30, 2010 at 5:21 pm

      oh yeah that’s Tiffany amber, looks like something from H & M Garden collection tho!!!loves it

  3. DANDY

    August 30, 2010 at 5:28 pm

    Well done Biola. she’s not that young though. She’s in her late thirties

  4. Myne Whitman

    August 30, 2010 at 5:55 pm

    I have this copy and it is packed. Lovely quality too. I’m impressed.

  5. olusina adewale

    August 30, 2010 at 6:18 pm

    Mehn! she has a great look.

  6. missy-spectacularrr

    August 30, 2010 at 6:43 pm

    she looks stunning! Late thirties!wow! this is inspiration to take care of oneself…at whatever age, no matter how young u are!

  7. shola

    August 30, 2010 at 8:43 pm

    hw cum i dint get my copy 2day 4rm my vendor,such a beauty,

  8. Truth

    August 31, 2010 at 7:25 am

    An example of a returnee that is changing the face of African Media. She is giving more respect to people who produce content unlike before when Nigerians were treated like second class citizens at DSTV. Keep up the good work!

  9. Bola

    August 31, 2010 at 8:57 am

    beautiful and inspiring..

  10. tama

    August 31, 2010 at 10:16 am

    nice cover picture
    i think its the finest i have seen from genevieve

  11. Blossom

    August 31, 2010 at 11:55 am

    I love her! I’m definitely buying this issue!

  12. Smarty

    August 31, 2010 at 1:34 pm

    wow! what an African queen!

  13. DimplyMe

    August 31, 2010 at 5:17 pm

    she’s a fusion of beauty and brains….kip it up ma’am!

  14. Seun O

    August 31, 2010 at 8:31 pm

    Looks like it could be worth the read. Does anyone know where Genevive is sold in the U.S? Especiall in the Maryland, DC, Virginia area? Thanks in advance.

  15. Otoks

    September 1, 2010 at 1:38 pm

    on the cover, she looks like Mo Abudu

  16. u dont lose what you never had

    September 1, 2010 at 1:41 pm

    of moderatiing one’s comments and letting one say what they feel

  17. Funmi

    September 1, 2010 at 2:34 pm

    She is great! Always ready to help — no pretenses. If more people were like her, Lagos would be a much better place!

  18. oladips

    September 1, 2010 at 3:53 pm


  19. [email protected]

    September 1, 2010 at 4:02 pm

    Is Genevieve Mag sold in UK?Anyone please link me if you have an idea of where I can get a copy in London. Thank You!

  20. joke

    September 3, 2010 at 11:48 am

    She is simple and classic….. will like to read this edition.

  21. omowunmi

    September 4, 2010 at 12:36 pm

    Nice word very interesting, beautiful and inspiring keep it up may God bless you and all Nigeria people

  22. Miha

    September 5, 2010 at 5:53 am

    is there somewhere we can get this in the U.S.?

  23. medina

    September 8, 2010 at 9:38 pm

    yeah!! she’s a real beau who is very productive and serious minded, it runs in the family as her sister Nikki is doing a very good job at LASA ……….sis me , following ur steps!!

  24. temitope

    September 15, 2010 at 9:36 am

    kudos to her,still looking gorgeous @ 30 is really hard work. A role model

  25. olorunyomi Adeleye

    October 18, 2010 at 3:45 pm

    First of all, i thank Genevieve magazine for bringing out Abiola Alabi the more. we know her, we have heard so much about her,she is great.Though i am a man , doing this male, but i give kudos to her not for any sexual motive at all but just for appreciation. Abiola Alabi is a woman of honour as far as i am concern. we are proud of you.

    OUR HEART:- please we seize this opportunity to help us link Abiola Alabi on the coming project of HOPE-NIGERIA, It is a film production on the nitty-gritty of HIV for the world to see,from urban down to rural. Everything in this life is about link and connection, we wish she is linked on this project for support towards its production. Though a small, just coming up organisation, but we are activist better society. The co-founder of this great organisation is in USA by name Lana rada. we hope for a support very soon and an encouraging words to move on. Thanks

  26. Wale O

    December 6, 2010 at 10:31 am

    Dont know wat to say anymore all has been said just one thing keep doing what makes you proud being a black woman

  27. Afro Donald

    December 19, 2010 at 11:12 pm

    nice article

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  29. caddy

    August 1, 2011 at 7:22 am

    Next time go host ur lame boring show in nigeria and leave SA IN PEACE.

  30. Qasim

    August 1, 2011 at 4:43 pm

    Yes ooooo. For me Mrs Abiola Alabi is serves as an implacable example for all women her age and younger who aspires to make it to the top. Thank you Genevieve magazine for giving her a voice. For me it comes as a blessing for, 1 because now i have someone i can look up to and secondly Mrs Abiola Alabi is on a sit have always dreamt and still dream of siting one day. I pray God gives her strength so she can continue giving me hope.

  31. Dauda

    March 9, 2012 at 2:45 pm

    boon. wish to get intouch with her. any of her contact?

  32. eyekay obieze

    August 7, 2012 at 11:51 pm

    a piece of advise 4 u my dia, host ur show in naija and leave s a alone. Dia is no place like home, do u hear mi?

  33. cananze anumbam

    August 7, 2012 at 11:57 pm

    try to host in ur country 4 once.

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