HOW ABC TRANSPORT STARTED

Necessity is the mother of invention, the sages have long taught us. If you are uncomfortable about something then do something about it, the motivational speakers have since drummed into our ears. Are they right? I sure believe they are and one man who does not just believe that, but has gone ahead to prove […]

HOW ZENITH BANK STARTED

Zenith Bank Plc as at December 2021 is the most valued bank in Nigeria at N810.030 billion. Financial experts expects this to remain so for at least another 5 years. But it never looked as if they will get to this height when Jim Ovia started the bank in 1990. But 3 decades after Zenith […]

HOW HEALTHPLUS STARTED

If family fortunes and the environment one is born into are key factors for future success and recognition, Bukky George probably would have missed out in greatness and relevance. However, success is not a function of just one’s background. It can rather be argued that the common denominator for great accomplishments in life is willingness […]

HOW FLYING DOCTORS STARTED

Even though an air ambulance service was first suggested for Nigeria in 1960 nothing was done about that idea until Ola Orekunrin Brown (whose mother was probably not born in 1960) decided to do something about it sometime in 2010. Today it is to her credit that the first air ambulance service in the entire […]

HOW ZINOX TECHNOLOGIES STARTED

Leo Stan Ekeh is the billionaire founder of Zinox Group of companies. He is a man that is very passionate about digitalizing everybody in Nigeria. But there were lots of twists to his career before he finally came to build the multi-million dollar Zinox brand as we know it today. In this blog post we […]

HOW SWEET SENSATION STARTED FROM A GATEMAN’S HOUSE

SWEET SENSATION CONFECTIONERIES LIMITED – From the gatehouse to the gateway Kehinde Kamson the founder of Sweet Sensation is a darling woman. She is a woman not afraid of taking risks when the need arises. As I write this book, one of the greatest challenges facing Nigerian working class women is how to combine their […]

INNOSON MOTORS: FROM A SMALL BEGINNING TO AFRICA’S NO 1 VEHICLE MANUFACTURER

Chief Innocent Ifediaso Chukwuma, (a.k.a. Innoson) is treading where many ordinary businessmen feared to tread. The good thing is that he is blazing a trail already. Though not many gave him any chance of success in the highly capital intensive, sensitive, technical and technology-driven automobile industry, but he stayed steadfast to his dream. Today, Innoson […]

HOW THREE YOUNG UNDERGRADUATES STARTED JOBBERMAN

Jobberman – unlimited job opportunities for everyone. With millions of able-bodied African youths without jobs, unemployment is by far the continent’s biggest problem after poverty. Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation, adds nearly one million new job seekers every year to its already large pool of nearly unemployed youths. It may be tempting to think that […]