Biola Alabi

CEO, Biola Alabi Media Consulting


Biola is an African media expert with over 25 years of local and global media experience, she is currently the CEO at Biola Alabi Media – a content creation and consulting company based in Lagos, Nigeria working across the world in broadcast, telecommunications and digital industries.

Biola was listed as one of the 20 Youngest Power Women in Africa by Forbes in 2013. She previously worked with leading brands DSTV, Africa’s biggest pay-tv operator, Sesame Street, and Daewoo Motors. Based in Lagos, Nigeria, she increased the company’s Africa portfolio, including overseeing the launch of AfricaMagic Hausa and Yoruba in 2010 and AfricaMagic Swahili in 2011: channels that have made considerable contributions to the promotion of indigenous languages and cultures in Africa.

She oversaw four editions of the popular reality series Big Brother Africa, and created the Face of Africa Finale in Lagos in 2010 and the first ever Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards in 2013.