Her business spans oil, finance and photography.
Currently, she is the Managing Director of Practoil Limited.
The astute businesswoman, who is a Member of the Order of the Niger, (MON), hails from Ilorin, Kwara State. She is also a graduate of Economics and Accountancy from Armstrong College, California.
Hajia Bola Shagaya is one fashion pundit who continues to make news in the social circles on account of her rich collection of jewellery on one hand and her svelte looks on the other hand, writes Kemiashefonlovehaven.
At 57, she has fared well in the looks department. Sighted on Sunday at the 65th birthday of Senator Daisy Danjuma, Hajia Shagaya is one among few women blessed with youthful looks. A fashion enthusiast, she is always impeccably and elegantly turned out in traditional iro and buba attire or the blouse on skirt.
Not only does this Ilorin, Kwara State born businesswoman have an eye for good clothes and jewellery, she also has a thing for good cars.
This much she exhibited when her son, Sheriff, wedded Maryam Tukur at a stately wedding a few years ago. Aside the open display of affluence that engulfed the ceremonies commemorating the union, Shagaya purchased gleaming Rolls –Royce Phantom which was used in ferrying the couple!
For Bola Shagaya, the billionaire businesswoman, who owns one of the largest posh estates in Abuja, her friendship with the Goodluck Jonathan family was publicly known even as the former First Lady, Dame Patience her as a sister.
She is said to have been an ally of the Jonathans while they were occupying the Vice President lounge.