Bukar Abdullah

BUKAR Abdullah; Nigerian engineer instrumental in the multinational oil company Shell’s master plan to put out gas flares and the laying of the foundation of making Nigerian gas commercially…

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Bassey Jessie

Jessie Edem Bassey; First Nigerian lady to work in the refinery for Shell-BP in Nigeria. Jessie transferred from the Shell-BP in UK to the Nigerian office just before the Civil War. During the…

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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

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

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Jimoh Ibrahim

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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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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Akinruntan Obateru

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; oil magnate executive of Pan-African Energy Corporation with operations actively spanning all aspects of the energy value chain. Tinubu’s group is the largest non-government owned…

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