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8 People Just Like You Who Made $1 Million

Nigeria as a developing country as a lot of opportunity in it that majority of the country population cant see, the see the problem not the opportunity. But there are some exceptional individual who decided not to ignore the problem and focus on the opportunity the country has to offer, and these guys have been really successful in all different kinds of industry, the music, engineering, business, sports and many more.

Here are a few upcoming entrepreneurs in Nigeria

Ceunitonc Farms
Ceunitonc is a poultry business which focuses on breeding chicks for egg and meat purposes owned by Joseph Ukpong, 23. His passion: ‘I got trained in the poultry business at a young age. While I was living with my uncle who was into poultry farming, I used to help him out with minor activities on his farm. Every day I would follow him to the farm; it was always fun time for me. I was quite observant; I used to monitor all the operations of his poultry farm. It was there I got my first-hand knowledge and experience and developed passion in poultry farming.

Jaytech Global Concepts Limited
30 year-old Jennifer Jemedafe is the Chief Executive Officer of Jaytech Global Concepts Limited, a social media management company. Her Passion: ‘I discovered that I had a flair for using social media for business purposes. I learned from my mentors you could turn whatever you had a passion for into a business. It doesn’t have to be the biggest thing or something everyone is doing. As long as your chosen business was adding value to society, you would eventually make money out of it.’

Starlight Book Reading Club
The Founder of the Starlight Book Reading Club for Children, is Adunola Macaulay, 27year-old. Her passion: ‘I have always had a passion and love for children, even as a child. It seems so amazing that my passion for children has been with me for as long as I can remember. And, even now, it seems to increase each time I partake in activities that help children to become better.’

House of La’creme Nigeria
27 year old Donald Muo is a lawyer by training but a designer, an event planner and the publisher of La’crème magazine. His passion: ‘ My journey into publishing came as a result of my passion for it. People wondered why I wasted so many years studying law when I could have studied Mass Communication or any other related course.’

Lady Fern’s Home
Ebunoluwa Momoh, 27, is the Chief Operating Officer of the Lady Fern’s Home, a home-made food delivery company based in Lagos. Her passion: ‘I have always loved the concept of buying and selling from primary school. Back then, I would buy a cup of granulated sugar, repacked it into small plastic bags and sell to my family members at N2 each.’

Nearest Locator
Ayoola Ajebeku, the 25-year-old Co-founder/Chief Technology Officer of Nearest Locator, a mobile application. His passion ‘My interest in information technology started when I was in secondary school, watching documentaries on television about how technology was being used to create amazing things in Japan. I began telling my friends that I would become a technologist.’

BAU Research and Development
25-year-old Gossy Ukanwoke is the founder of an academic network, Students’ Circle, and President of BAU Research and Development. His passion: ‘I knew being self-employed was bound to happen but I didn’t know it was going to happen this way. I knew I would get bored working for somebody else. I didn’t necessarily know that this was what I would be doing at this point. It was just a case of things happening and all leading to a particular destination.’

The future for the young Africans is bright lets not give up, we shall reach our promise land.

 

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Anthony Ansong

Ceo - Ansong Holdings LLC Co-Founder & Editor Light Magazine Africa Author of Children Book Entrepreneur

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