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Expatriates

Expatriates are leading some of Nigeria’s biggest companies 

In Nigeria, foreign workers, who like to be called expatriates, live in the choicest areas and often times, lead some of the biggest firms.
Omolara Elemide

Meet the woman winning in a male-dominated paint market 

Omolara Elemide was recently appointed as the Acting Chief Executive Officer of CAP Plc, the paint manufacturing subsidiary of Nigerian conglomerate, UAC of Nigeria Plc.
Sim Shagaya, Konga founder

How Sim Shagaya revolutionalised the traditional method of commerce in Nigeria

@SimShagaya is one of the few discerning people who have been able to use the opportunities provided by internet technology to become success stories in the Nigerian e-commerce space. 
Meet Mark Essien, the founder of Nigeria’s biggest hotel booking site

Meet Mark Essien, the founder of Nigeria’s biggest hotel booking site

Mark Essien has since successfully managed hotels.ng to become the biggest hotel booking portal in Nigeria. Get familiar with his journey.
Bet9ja's Kunle Soname's profile

Meet Bet9ja’s co-founder, Kunle Soname, whose firm officially sponsors BBNaija

@Bet9jaOfficial founder, Kunle Soname is a sports enthusiast, who is an erudite investor in sporting activities in the country.
Akintola Williams, doyen of accountancy in Africa clocks 100 years

Akintola Williams, doyen of accountancy in Africa clocks 100 years

Akintola Williams is the doyen of accountancy in Nigeria. As a seasoned entrepreneur, he set up a chartered accountancy firm which gained markets in Nigeria.
Abdulwasiu Sowami, Forte Oil, Femi Otedola

Meet Abdulwasiu Sowami, the silent billionaire who acquired Forte Oil

Although, Femi Otedola’s decision to divest his shares in Forte Oil came as a surprise to many Nigerians, it was more surprising that it was acquired by Nigerian company, Prudent Energy & Services Limited, owned by a Nigerian businessman and oil mogul.
Moses Babatope

Meet Moses Babatope, the “frontliner” of Filmhouse Cinemas and FilmOne

Both FilmOne and Filmhouse Cinema were co-founded by Babatope in December 2012. Ever since then, the companies have been major players in the Nigerian film industry.
June 12

M.K.O Abiola: From bank clerk to multi-millionaire CEO and national icon

The Abiola story is a tale of conviction, determination and demonstration of sagacity— how a young man who entered into business at the tender age of nine (selling firewood to neighbours) went on to study accounting, graduated with a first class degree and built a fortune worth millions of dollars doing business. #DemocracyDay
A Look back at Jay Z's Road to Billionaire Status

A Look back at Jay Z’s Road to Billionaire Status

Rappers have always been "singers" of truth. Little wonder when Jay-Z rapped in one of his songs that "I'm not a businessman, I'm a business, man", one could not but believe it.

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The Age of the Start-ups: The familiar Path of Companies that have Failed the Test of Time in the Nigerian Market

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Access Bank launches AccessMore mobile app for seamless transactions

Access Bank Plc has launched a revolutionary mobile banking application as part of its effort to ensure its customers have easy access to banking
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Bears return to global equity markets, Trump’s help boost Crude oil

In Nigeria, the week ended amid rising cases of COVID-19 pandemic, in lieu of the country’s equity market recording another bearish result. 

How Sterling Bank has kept up the fight against COVID – 19

Sterling Bank hits closer to home because the bank’s priority sectors are Health, Education, Agriculture, Renewable Energy, and Transportation.
Nigerian billionaires and what happened to them in 2019

Dangote, Otedola, Elumelu, Ovia, others donate N19.48 billion to COVID-19 relief fund

Dangote, CBN, Otedola, Elumelu, Ovia, Rabiu donated the total sum of N19.48 billion as relief fund contributed to the account set up under the Private Sector Coalition Against COVID-19