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The journey so far: Chude Jideonwo, CEO, Joy, Inc

Chude Jideonwo is the founder and the CEO of Joy, Inc., a US- and Nigeria-based benefit corporation which teaches young Africans happiness and resilience skills....

Former pepper hawker earns PhD in Biomedical Engineering

A young Nigerian lady, Adeola Olubamiji, whose story is that of the proverbial grass-to-grace has not only done herself proud by earning a PhD...

Rotten tomatoes: Nigerian entrepreneur offers solution to age-old farming problem

For over a decade now, Nnaemeka Ikegwuonu has been producing radio shows for smallholder farmers in the rural southern region of Nigeria. These agricultural programmes...

At age 36, this Nigerian already has a lifetime of business...

Aigbe Omoregie has had a passion for business since a young age. He was only 13 when he began selling eggs from his uncle’s...

The spirit of entrepreneurship in Nigeria

“I no come Lagos com count bridge!” An ode to Lagos’s numerous bridges, this pidgin expression basically says – “I am here to make money...

How one 26-year-old turned $500 into $2 million online

What started with a compliment turned one young woman's idea into a million dollar business. When Kelechi Anyadiegwu started her online African clothing store...

The MIT grad building Africa’s first STEM school – Obinna Ukwuani

Most graduates of the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston have their choice of six-figure-salary jobs after graduation. But for one graduate, a...

13-Year Old Nigerian Entrepreneur Builds Fans That Last Up to 19...

Thirteen-year-old Ukoma Michael from Nigeria is one of the youngest and best upcoming tech entrepreneurs in the world. He invented a battery-operated fan that...

Beautiful African Names

I remember vividly that in our Social Studies class back in school, we learnt that culture is the way a group of people live....

Meet Dr. Emmanuel Agu, the Sober Test App Developer

Most people know the dire consequences of drunk driving. There are enough advertisements and warnings on this issue. However, many people often do not...