Hafsat Abiola-Costello, daughter of the acclaimed winner of June 12, 1993 presidential election, Chief Moshood Kashimawo Abiola, has stepped into the shoes of her late father.
During his lifetime, Abiola was the founder of the defunct Concord Newspaper and now Hafsat has also developed interest in the media.
As you read, the 41 year old has floated a newspaper named ‘The Point’ with operational office in Lagos. According to Society People sources, staffs have been employed and the preview edition is bound to hit the news stand next week.
The Point, according to the source, is a weekly newspaper that will cover news, entertainment, politics, business, fashion, sport and other trending news.
Apart from her wealthy background, Hafsat is a Nigerian human rights, civil rights and democracy activist, founder of the Kudirat Initiative for Democracy, KIND, which seeks to strengthen civil society and promote democracy in Nigeria.
She graduated from Phillips Academy, Andover, in 1992 and Harvard College in 1996 and received an honorary doctorate from Haverford College.

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