How Globacom Started: From a Taxi Driver to Nigerian 3rd Richest Man

How Globacom Started – the harder you work the luckier you become. Globacom Limited (GLO) is a privately owned Nigerian multinational telecommunications company headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria. It is owned by the Mike Adenuga Group which also consists of the then Equatorial Trust Bank (ETB) now Sterling Bank, Conoil PLC, Petroleum Marketing Company, and Conoil […]

How FCMB Started

How First City Monument Bank (FCMB) started. One of the 23 commercial banks in Nigeria today is First City Monument Bank. In fact it is not just among the 23 strong commercial banks but also competing for a position as one of the top 10 best banks in Nigeria. The bank today has 9 subsidiaries […]

HOW IROKOTV STARTED

How iRokoTv started – the story of how Jason Njoku changed the face of Nollywood and made it one of the most popular movie industry in the world. For decades, we all thought only Africans had a thirst and appetite for Nollywood movies. How wrong we were! The largest chunk of traffic to iRokoTV today […]

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 […]

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