HOW THEY STARTED: INNOVATIVE NIGERIAN BRAND
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 […]

HOW WAKANOW STARTED

WAKANOW – AFRICA’S NUMBER ONE TRAVEL AGENCY Obinna Ekezie, is the founder of Africa’s number one online travel agency. He was born on August 22, 1975 in Warri but grew up in Port Harcourt, capital of Rivers State, Nigeria. His father was a prominent petroleum engineer and Obinna grew up dreaming of a similar career […]

HOW TANTALIZERS STARTED

Could firing be a blessing? All big achievers are big dreamers. More often than not, their dreams are bigger than who they are and what they have while dreaming. And one classical example of big dreamers are Bose Ayeni and Folu, her husband. They co-founded Tantalizers, one of the biggest and most popular fast foods […]

UNEMPLOYMENT DROVE ME INTO ENTREPRENEURSHIP – SLOT FOUNDER

Any Nigerian in need of original mobile phone or any of its accessories will almost certainly think of only one place to get that with warranty-Slot. Slot is a house hold name and one of the biggest phones and gadget sales company in Nigeria today thanks to one young man that was determined to render […]

HOW INTERSWITCH STARTED

Wise entrepreneurs are usually not carried away by the glamour and achievements of others, rather they are more interested in seeking to know how those successful brands started. They are careful to trace their stories to know how they started, the challenges they had and the possible lessons they could pick from those stories to […]