Mr. Alex Iheanacho is the Chairman and CEO of MoneySense Africa, a company that aims at educating people on financial intelligence, a kind of knowledge that is not gotten in school. He started from very humble beginnings, having being abandoned by his father at birth, and disowned by his mother, he was adopted by another family. Despite the emotional abuses and torture, he rose above mediocrity and has become a living example that no excuse is good enough. He shares his story of triumph with us. DA: What was the major turning point in your life, what changed your thinking
Mr. Oyedele is a digital Entrepreneur, photographer and creative director of Forbes Images. He shares his journey into photography with us, and considering the fact that it was a self learnt skill, it emphasizes the fact that there are no excuses permitted through the windows of greatness. DA: Have you always aspired to be a photographer or was it something that was born out of hustle? Forbes Images: If you asked me 10, 15 years ago what I wanted to be, I would most definitely reply you "I want to be a doctor", so definitely it wasn't what I aspired
Adaora Mbelu Dania popularly known as Ahdora Lumina is a great Entrepreneur, combining various skills and competencies to reveal her gift to the world. Born in Colombo into a diverse family background, a Nigerian Father and a Sri Lankan Mother, Adaora began her journey in creativity and leadership as a child. She attended Northern Kentucky University, USA, where she studied Economics and Entrepreneurship, and was drafted into the National Honors Scholars Society as well as the Entrepreneurship Institute Honors Committee. Adaora Mbelu started her career as a credit risk analyst at Citigroup, USA, before moving back to Nigeria in 2008. When she moved to Nigeria, she became the Assistant Project Manager for Nigerian
Summy Smart Francis is the Founder and President of Africa's Young Entrepreneurs, (A.Y.E) which is the World's largest entrepreneurship network with over 12.9 million members in various African Countries. He was introduced to entrepreneurship at the age of 14, and from there he has continued to shape his skills and has become a serial entrepreneur, and a role model to many. He is the Executive producer of Africa's Biggest Entrepreneurship Reality TV Show. The A.Y.E Reality TV show. Mr. Francis is also the Director General of the Empower Borno Project that focuses on the economic redevelopment and empowerment of the
Mr. Rare Gentle is a Speaker and Life Coach. He recently released his book The Darkness around a rope which is a 15 chapter book of fictional stories, exploring the voices and triggers of depression, the salient remedies to combat them and a lot of affirmations that can get you through any situation. He is a content machine, a voracious reader and a Gentle Young Man! DA: When you finished school and service, what was the next career decision you made and at what point did you decide to be a coach? Mr. Rare Gentle : After school and service,
Mr. Seyi Brown is an actor, a comedian and a Master of Ceremony. He is definitely an embodiment of talent in the Nigerian Entertainment industry, and his works have spread across the borders of this country. He featured in the Movies; International Affairs, and Night to laugh, alongside other great actors and actresses. In October 2018, he held one of the biggest concerts ‘Live in Charlotte’ with BOVI, and is set to host ‘Tope Alabi and friends, live in concert’, this March, in Toronto, Canada. He is a Family man, blessed with two lovely daughters. He has definitely come a
Miss Bukola Olawore is the CEO of the leading fashion brand “House of Kizzy”. Her brand experienced massive growth in 2016 and she keeps improving it and raising the standards higher. She shares her journey to greatness with us and encourages young fashion designers to keep their dream alive and add a touch of creativity to stay ahead of the competition. Her brand doesn’t stop her from playing one of her favorite sports – Squash. She started out as a Realtor and a blogger, before venturing into the fashion business. DA: What inspired you to start up "House of Kizzy"?
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