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Who Made it To Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 Nigeria 2019 List?

Every year Forbes Africa announces its 30 Under 30 list, a list honouring Africa’s successful young artists, techies and entrepreneurs. This year’s 30 Under 30 list was announced at the annual Under 30 Meet-Up held at the Houghton Hotel in Johannesburg, South Africa.

The list containing 120 names of young Africans under the age of 30 was selected in four categories – business, technology, creatives and sport. Last year’s list had 90 names with Forbes Africa expanding the list this year. There are 24 Nigerians on Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 2019 list. All will be listed below.

Technology – Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 Nigeria 2019

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

Business – Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 Nigeria 2019

  • Adeniyi Omotayo, 28, 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, Co-Founder & Managing Director of Akotex Nigeria Limited
  • Oginni Tolulope, 29, Founder & CEO of Transfurd Limited
  • Barbara Okereke, 28, Cake Designer, Founder & Managing Director of Oven Secret Limited
  • Charles Edosomwan, 29, Founder & Chief Strategist of TekSight Edge Limited
  • Adetola Nola, 29, Founder & CEO Veritasi Properties Limited

Sports – Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 Nigeria 2019

  • Alexander Iwobi, 23, Footballer, Arsenal FC

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Creatives – Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 Nigeria 2019

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

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