COMMENDABLE! Nigerians Dominate Forbes Africa Under 30 List


Popular American business magazine, Forbes released its long awaited 'Forbes Africa Under 30' list, and Nigerians monopolized the list. This list celebrates young African entrepreneurs who are below the age of 30 and influencing their respective industries positively through inventive and creative concepts. Cameroon, Tanzania and Malawi were fully represented, while Nigeria dominated the list. Ghana, South Africa, Botswana, Uganda, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Morocco, Sudan and Ivory Coast were also represented.

See the Nigerian list below;

1. Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola (DJ Cuppy) - 27, DJ, Founder and Director, Red Velvet Music Group

Industry: Entertainment

Nationality: Nigeria
2. Oluwatosin Ajibade (Mr Eazi) - 28, Musician

Industry: Entertainment

Nationality: Nigeria
3. Patrick Okorie (Patoranking) - 29, Musician

Industry: Entertainment

Nationality: Nigeria
4. Olajumoke Oduwole - 29, Founder, CEO and Senior Web Developer, KJK Communication Limited

Industry: Software development

Nationality: Nigeria
5. Swanky Jerry - 28, Founder, Chief Creative Officer, Swanky Signatures

Industry: Fashion

Nationality: Nigeria
6. Davies Okeowo - 29, Co-founder and CEO of Enterprise Hills

Industry: Business Development

Nationality: Nigeria
7. Maryam Gwadabe - 29, Founder and CEO, Blue Sapphire Hub

Industry: ICT

Nationality: Nigeria
8. Asisat Oshoala - 25, Footballer

Industry: Sports

Nationality: Nigeria
9. Tracy Batta - 29, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Smoothie Express

Industry: Food and Beverage

Nationality: Nigeria

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