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See the 24 Nigerians on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list – 2019

Earlier today, Forbes Africa released its 30 under 30 list, to honor some of Africa’s  most enterprising young people in the business, sports, creativity and technology.

The list which has 120 people split into those 4 categories has 24 Nigerians. They are:

Business

  • Adeniyi Omotayo, 28, Nigeria, Founder & CEO Betensured Group
  • Ogechukwu Anugo-Obah, 28, Nigeria, Founder & CEO of Bodylikemilk
  • Ijeoma Balogun, 29, Nigeria, Founder & Managing Director of Redrick PR
  • Bright Jaja, 29, Nigeria, Founder & CEO of iCreate Africa
  • Henrich Akomolafe, 26, Nigeria, Co-Founder & Managing Director of Akotex Nigeria Limited
  • Oginni Tolulope , 29, Nigeria, Founder & CEO of Transfurd Limited
  • Barbara Okereke, 28, Nigeria, Cake Designer, Founder & Managing Director of Oven Secret Limited
  • Charles Edosomwan, 29, Nigeria, Founder & Chief Strategist of TekSight Edge Limited
  • Adetola Nola, 29, Nigeria, Founder & CEO Veritasi Properties Limited

Sports

  • Alex Iwobi, 23, Nigeria, Footballer

Creatives

  • Richard Akuson, 26, Nigeria, Founder & Editor of A Nasty Boy
  • Burna Boy, 28, Nigeria, Musician
  • Helen Chukwu, 25, Nigeria, Fashion Designer, Founder & CEO of Helen Couture
  • Abisola Akintunde, 28, Nigeria, Founder & Creative Director of MakeupbyAshabee and Beelashes

Technology

  • Evans Akanno, 29, Nigeria, Founder & CEO of Cregital
  • Fred Oyetayo, 25, Nigeria, Founder & CEO of Fresible
  • Damilola Olokesusi, 29, Nigeria, Co-Founder & CEO of Shuttlers Logistics Company
  • Chinedu Azodoh, 29, Nigeria, Co-Founder & Chief Growth Officer of Metro Africa Xpress (MAX)
  • Josh Okpata, 27, Tochukwu Mbanugo, 29, Nigeria, Founders of Eazyhire
  • Muhammed Salisu Abdullahi, 28, Nigeria, Co-Founder & Managing Director of eTrash2Cash
  • Silas Adekunle, 26, Nigeria, Founder of Reach Robotics
  • Joshua Chibueze, 26, Somto Ifezue, 28 and Odunayo Eweniyi, 26, Nigeria, Founders of PiggyVest
  • Uka Eje, 29, Nigeria, Co-Founder & CEO of Thrive Agric
  • Chika Madubuko, 27, Nigeria, Co-Founder & CEO of Greymate Care

Ladies and gentlemen, if you want to be on a list like this, HUSTLE OHH!!! That’s all we can say.

Written by Chidi Okereke

Content creator, Digital Communications guy, Social Media Analyst, Jack of many trades, and master of some.

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