CEO at 25: How Tope ditched Computer Science and struck gold!

Temitope Oluwajimi is the Chief Executive Officer of Indigo Events Services, an event management company. I have always had a flair for event management. I enjoy social events that are properly planned. I had so much passion for it that I got a professional training for event management and other complimentary services. I only studiedContinue reading “CEO at 25: How Tope ditched Computer Science and struck gold!”

Inside story: The 25yr old event manager making waves

​Nnamdi Okonji, 25, is the Managing Director, The Executives, an event management enterprise. Tell us about yourself I am a graduate of the University of Benin. I am from Delta State. I am into cocktail and food catering for events. I have also operated a drink supply business for 15 years. I started when IContinue reading “Inside story: The 25yr old event manager making waves”

THE RETURN OF JENNIFER: Nigeria’s Social Media Queen takes us inside her world!

Thirty-year-old Jennifer Jemedafe is the Chief Executive Officer of Jaytech Global Concepts Limited, a social media management company. She spoke with COMFORT OSEGHALE on the challenges of being self-employed.   Why your interest in social media management? I stumbled on it. Prior to that, I had already tried my hands on information technology. During my youthContinue reading “THE RETURN OF JENNIFER: Nigeria’s Social Media Queen takes us inside her world!”

From making paper toys to hanging out with Dangote: Here’s how Sanni built a multiple award winning food startup!

Looking for a young, vibrant serial entrepreneur in the hospitality and lifestyle industry? Look no further than Sanni Sheriff. He is an undergraduate of Systems Engineering at the University of Lagos and an expert in organizational analysis, as certified by Business School, Netherlands. His journey of been an entrepreneur started in 2007 where his dad gotContinue reading “From making paper toys to hanging out with Dangote: Here’s how Sanni built a multiple award winning food startup!”

Here is how an Oracle certified industrial chemist established Abuja’s fastest growing eatery (Exclusive interview)

The Managing Director, November Cubes Grills and Take Out, Mr. Anifowoshe Habeeb, 29, speaks on the challenges of operating a fast food restaurant in a highly competitive environment   What kind of business are you engaged in? I am an entrepreneur with a huge vision, endless dreams and great passion. However, I am at presentContinue reading “Here is how an Oracle certified industrial chemist established Abuja’s fastest growing eatery (Exclusive interview)”

From profit to purpose: How a 23yr old poultry farmer plans to end unemployment

Joseph Ukpong, 23 yr. oldFounder, Ceunitonc Farms, reveals how he started his thriving poultry business and his plans for the future..   What university do you attend? I am studying Petroleum Engineering at Madonna University, Okija, Anambra State.   How did you get trained for the type of business you are involved in at theContinue reading “From profit to purpose: How a 23yr old poultry farmer plans to end unemployment”

​Business lessons from Shegzy Kool: the fashion designer who styles movie stars

So we had the opportunity to interview Segun Ijiwande popularly known as Shegzy Kool, he is a designer and the CEO of Shegzy Kool Aesthetic; ShegzyKool Aesthetic  houses a classic range of fresh and innovative designs which includes Corporate Suits, Jeans, Native Wears, Linen Suits and Clothing, Funky Blazers, Customized T-Shirts and a myriad ofContinue reading “​Business lessons from Shegzy Kool: the fashion designer who styles movie stars”

METAMORPHOSIS: How Iyinoluwa Aboyeji took the Leap from Motivated Teenager To Co-Founding Million Dollar Startups Like Andela & Flutterwave

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji, 25, is Co-founder & Managing Director at Flutterwave, an end-to-end payments platform that covers all the bases in payments processing. He is also co-founder at Andela, a global talent accelerator that trains young intelligent Africans to be world-class developers and then connects them with top employers around the world looking for top technicalContinue reading “METAMORPHOSIS: How Iyinoluwa Aboyeji took the Leap from Motivated Teenager To Co-Founding Million Dollar Startups Like Andela & Flutterwave”

“What Do Bill Gates, Malala Yousafzai & Ayo Atitebi Have In Common?”

This is the exclusive story of how a 23 year old barrister and global ambassador is inspiring thousands of youths all over Africa through his personal mission to save the earth.   Please tell us, who is Barrister Ayomide Atitebi? I’m a young Environmental Leadership Advocate and a Public Speaker with remarkable zeal for youthContinue reading ““What Do Bill Gates, Malala Yousafzai & Ayo Atitebi Have In Common?””

​Ajani: The 24 yr old redefining African fashion & empowering disadvantaged children (exclusive interview)

Meet your icon of the week: Ajani Oluwaseyi Jude is the CEO, Janicuts fashion house and convener, Project Let Go Africa.  How old are you? 24yrs Which university did you graduate from? Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-ife, Nigeria When and how was JANICUTS fashion house founded? When I was an undergraduate.  I didn’t like the ideaContinue reading “​Ajani: The 24 yr old redefining African fashion & empowering disadvantaged children (exclusive interview)”

From a traumatic past to international relevance: how Isaac Success birthed ‘DREAMS FROM THE SLUM’

COULD YOU PLEASE INTRODUCE YOURSELF? I am Omoyele Isaac Success, a Social Activist and Child Advocate. I’m the Founder of Dreams from the slum, an initiative committed to reducing the number of children that are out of school in Africa, hence making education a priority. An alumni of LEAP Africa Social Innovators Programme, I am aContinue reading “From a traumatic past to international relevance: how Isaac Success birthed ‘DREAMS FROM THE SLUM’”

DRAGON SLAYER: 3 foreign degrees & 13 published books later, C.M Okonkwo has landed on the top 50 indie books worth reading list (exclusive interview)

Who is C.M Okonkwo?  CMO is a writer and lover of everything literature, and also an HR/Operations professional. What was growing up like for you?  It was absolutely interesting; I have five siblings, all with different personalities, and also very funny in their own different way, so there was never a dull moment at home.Continue reading “DRAGON SLAYER: 3 foreign degrees & 13 published books later, C.M Okonkwo has landed on the top 50 indie books worth reading list (exclusive interview)”