Mr. Dappa Tamuno Opubo is one of the creative minds behind the leading Virtual Tour Company, Opinow Media. He is also a seasoned Renewable Energy Engineer. One of his greatest assests is the ability to adapt to fundamental global and technological changes, and this has set him ahead in his industry. He walks us through the process of starting up his company with his friend and gives us invaluable advice on how to reach for greatness. DA: What inspired Opinow media? Dappa Tamuno Opubo: Opinow started out as a web design agency that focused on giving corporate clients a fast and efficient digital presence. We prioritized user
Mr. Emmanuel is the C.E.O of Roenex Peanuts, a peanut production company he started fully during his NYSC in Niger State. He tells us how discipline and overcoming fear helped him build his business. DA: What inspired Roenex Peanuts? Emmanuel Roenex: I was inspired by my Father. My Father sees me as a lazy son and he thinks I don't like to work. When i was still in school, there was no way I could have a job and still go to school and concentrate well on my studies, so I just had to endure and make sure I completed
Mr. Mannir Dan Ali was born in Kaduna. His first experience in media was at Citizen Magazine in Lagos, first as a special project staff, and later as a reporter. He was privileged to be introduced to the British Broadcasting Corporation, where he worked on a freelance basis and seized every opportunity that came thereafter. He is a seasoned professional in Media and he shares his interesting journey to the top with us. DA: What inspired you to go into media? Was it something you loved since you were little? Or something you stumbled upon? Mr. Mannir Dan Ali: I
Mr. Roberts Yakubu is a digital entrepreneur and business strategist with about a decade experience in brand communication. He is the visionary leader behind the Instabiz academy and The Business Mastery Program, which is focused on empowering entrepreneurs, marketers and business professionals across various countries. He shares with us how the frustration of trying to look for a well paying job led him to discover himself. DA: At what point in your life did you decide to become a social media expert? Roberts Yakubu: This would interest you. I never really had a plan of becoming a social media expert.
Zazi Nicky Christopher is the definition of originality and entertainment; she is a graduate of Psychology and hails from Imo state. If you think the odds are currently against you, sit back and read this inspiring story of how she moved from the street to owning her own entertainment company and impacting the lives of young people across the country. DA: What inspired Zazi Entertainment? Zazi Nicky: I can remember vividly, in 2012, things were not going very well, and it landed me on the streets of Port Harcourt selling Fuman Juice, trying my possible best to make ends meet.
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,