Port Harcourt was founded originally to transport coal from Enugu to the southern coast. Here is a view of Rumumasi, P.H. Photo: Freddy Flindt. Source: panoramio.com

Port Harcourt

Port Harcourt is a Nigerian port city, on the northern bank of the Bonny River, 30 nautica miles from the Bight of Biafra in the Atlantic Ocean. The city, discovered while a small fishing port in…

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Femi Otedola

Femi Otedola is an entrepreneur, and major player of the Nigerian Oil industry, born to Michael Otedola, a former governor of Lago State in 1967 in Epe area of the state. He is the CEO of Zenon…

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Ibrahim Jimoh

Jimoh Ibrahim is a serial entrepreneur with huge business interests, born 1967 in Igbotako to a bricklayer father who had at least seven wives and 40 children, and a fish seller mother. Ibrahim…

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Billionaire Folorunsho Alakija, Africa's richest woman, poses for a photograph following a Bloomberg interview in Lagos, Nigeria, on Friday, Sept. 11, 2015. XXXSecond sentence hereXXX. Photographer: George Osodi/Bloomberg *** Local Caption ***  Folorunsho Alakija

Folorunsho Alakija

Alakija Folorunsho is a business magnate and philanthropist. Folorunsho was born into a wealthy, polygamous family at Ikorodu in 1951. At the age of seven, she was sent, together with her younger…

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Obateru Akinruntan

Obateru Akinruntan is the CEO of Obat Oil, and flamboyant monarch of Ugbo area of Ondo State. Obateru was born into a local royal family of Ilaje in Jirinwo, a town close to the Nigerian Atlantic…

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Adenuga Mike

Michael Adenuga is the Oil magnate owner of Nigeria’s second largest telecommunication company, Globacom. Adenuga was born 1953 in Ibadan to schoolteacher father from Ijebu Igbo, after whom he…

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Wale Tinubu Co-Chairing at the World Economic Forum on Africa, Cape Town)

Wale Tinubu

Wale Tinubu is Group Chief Executive to one of Africa’s largest energy companies. Oando Plc. The Forbe’s Magazine’s acclaimed “King of African Oil”, Wale Tinubu, was born 26 June 1967 in…

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