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Women You Should Know: Damilola Olokesusi

April 19, 2022

  In Lagos, Nigeria, a visionary entrepreneur named Damilola Olokesusi is revolutionizing commute. As the co-founder and CEO of Shuttlers, a leading technology-driven transportation startup, she is pioneering a new era of mobility solutions that are efficient and socially responsible. Her journey into the world of entrepreneurship is an inspiring one. With a bachelor’s degree … Continue reading Women You Should Know: Damilola Olokesusi

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Men You Should Know: Tope Awotona

April 19, 2022

  Tope Awotona has achieved remarkable success as a tech entrepreneur and founder of the hugely popular scheduling app Calendly. His story is of perseverance, innovation, and turning personal tragedy into motivation to carry on his family’s entrepreneurial legacy. Read more about Men You Should Know Early Life and Adversity Overcome Awotona was born in … Continue reading Men You Should Know: Tope Awotona

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Men You Should Know: Innocent Chukwuma

April 19, 2022

  Chief Innocent Ifediaso Chukwuma is a highly successful Nigerian businessman and industrialist. He is the founder and CEO of Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing, Nigeria’s first-ever indigenous automobile company. Born on October 1, 1961, Chief Chukwuma grew up in a family of six children in southeastern Nigeria. He is the youngest of the six siblings. After … Continue reading Men You Should Know: Innocent Chukwuma

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Women You Should Know: Peju Alatise

April 19, 2022

  Peju Alatise is a Nigerian artist who uses her work to explore social issues, gender roles, and the beauty of her heritage. Born in Lagos in 1975, Alatise’s artistic journey began at a young age, inspired by another Nigerian artist, David Dale. Despite her father’s initial disapproval, Alatise pursued her passion, first studying architecture … Continue reading Women You Should Know: Peju Alatise

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Men You Should Know: Allen Ifechukwu Onyema

April 19, 2022

  Allen Ifechukwu Onyema is a big deal in Nigeria. He was born in 1964 and is famous for being a lawyer and a businessperson. He’s the big boss of Air Peace, a famous airline he started in 2013. Read more about Personality Early Life and Education Onyema was born in March 1964 in Benin … Continue reading Men You Should Know: Allen Ifechukwu Onyema

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Women You Should Know: Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola

April 19, 2022

  Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola, a Nigerian entrepreneur, has made significant strides in the world of business and environmental sustainability. Born in 1983 in Lagos, Nigeria, Adebiyi-Abiola attended the Supreme Education Foundation secondary school before pursuing higher education abroad. She initially enrolled at the University of Lagos but later transferred to Fisk University in the United States, … Continue reading Women You Should Know: Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola

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Women You Should Know: Morenike Fajemisin

April 19, 2022

  Morenike Fajemisin is a trailblazer in the field of healthcare, particularly in the realm of sexual and reproductive health. As the Founder and CEO of Whispa Health, she has dedicated her career to revolutionizing access to quality healthcare through technology and innovation. With over a decade of experience in the health industry, Morenike recognized … Continue reading Women You Should Know: Morenike Fajemisin

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Women You Should Know: Ayodeji Megbope

April 19, 2022

  Ayodeji Megbope, the Founder of NO LEFT-OVERS NIG LTD, has embarked on an extraordinary journey of entrepreneurial success and global influence. Starting with a humble takeoff capital of N1,000 in 2007, she began by selling local bean cakes known as “moi-moi.” Today, her business boasts an annual turnover that runs into millions of naira, … Continue reading Women You Should Know: Ayodeji Megbope

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Women You Should Know: Abimbola Alao

April 19, 2022

  Abimbola Gbemi Alao was born in Ibadan, Nigeria. She studied at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, where she gained a BA (Hon) Classics in 1988 and an MA Classics in 1991. She later studied PGCE and MA in creative writing at the University of Plymouth. Read more about Women Abimbola was a tutor at … Continue reading Women You Should Know: Abimbola Alao

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Women You Should Know: Deborah Adetunbi Egunyomi

April 19, 2022

Egunyomi was born in Ikole-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria, on the 10th of December, 1953, to David and Esther Famoroti. She attended Methodist School, Ikole-Ekiti, in 1959–1964 for her primary education, Saint Mary’s Girls Grammar School for her secondary education between 1964 and 1970, and Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin, from 1974 to 1977. She … Continue reading Women You Should Know: Deborah Adetunbi Egunyomi

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Women You Should Know: Nkiru Balonwu

April 19, 2022

  Background Graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Law from the University of Manchester. Also obtaining her master’s degree from University College London (UCL) and a Doctorate Degree from the University of California, Berkeley, Nkiru Balonwu is an entrepreneur and activist based in Lagos, Nigeria.  Read more about Discover Nigeria Nkiru is known for her … Continue reading Women You Should Know: Nkiru Balonwu

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Women You Should Know: Lateefah Durosinmi

April 19, 2022

Lateefah Moyosore-Oluwa Adunni Durosinmi was born on 7 July 1957, on Lagos Island in Nigeria. Her father Late Alhaji Tijani Akanni Kolawole Williams was a sales manager and her mother was Madam Wusamot Abeni Kareem. Durosinmi was educated at the Patience Modern Girls’ (Private) School in Olowogbowo and then boarded at the Girls’ Secondary Grammar … Continue reading Women You Should Know: Lateefah Durosinmi

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Men You Should Know: Henry Dele Alake

April 19, 2022

  Henry Dele Alake is a Nigerian journalist, activist and technocrat recognised as one of the heroes of Nigeria’s democracy. He is a former commissioner for Information and Strategy in Lagos State between 1999 and 2007 under the then Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. Read more about Discover Nigeria He got involved in … Continue reading Men You Should Know: Henry Dele Alake

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Men You Should Know: John Omoniyi Abiri

April 19, 2022

  Background  Abiri was born into the family of Pa Abraham ‘Muyiwa Abiri (d.1964) at 28, Oke Ayetoro street, Ile-Ife, South-Western Nigeria. Abiri attended St. Phillips School, Ile-Ife and, Odudwa College Ile-Ife, where he obtained the West African School Certificate in the first division in 1955.  Read more about Discover Nigeria After a brief spell … Continue reading Men You Should Know: John Omoniyi Abiri

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Men You Should Know: Ladipo Adamolekun

April 19, 2022

  Ladipo Adamolekun is a Nigerian public administration scholar, former dean of the Faculty of Administration at Obafemi Awolowo University and was a lead public sector management specialist at the World Bank. Life He was born in Iju, a town close to Akure and Idanre in Ondo State to the family of Joshua Adamolekun, a … Continue reading Men You Should Know: Ladipo Adamolekun

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