Business and Economics

Abdulsamad Rabiu CON

Abdul Samad Rabiu uses the BUA Foundation for his philanthropic activities. These include the construction of a 7,000-square-meter paediatric ward at the Aminu Kano Teaching…

Ade Hassan MBE

She is a British businesswoman who founded Nubian Skin in 2014

Adekunle Ojora (Chief)

He is a Nigerian business executive who was Chairman of the Board of AGIP Nigeria Limited from 1971, until it was acquired by Unipetrol

Aliko Dangote GCON

Dangote became Nigeria’s first billionaire in 2007. Dangote reportedly added $9.2 billion to his personal wealth in 2013, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, making…

Bayo Ogunlesi

Bayo Ogunlesi is a Nigerian lawyer and investment banker. He is currently Chairman and Managing Partner at the private equity firm Global Infrastructure Partners.

Benoni Urey

Urey currently owns Lonestar Communication Corporation, Liberia’s largest mobile phone service provider which is partnered with the MTN Group, through his PLC Investments group.

Bernard Mensah

Bernard chairs the Africa Advisory Board of Prince’s Trust International, and is a Board Member of the Kofi Annan Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation that promotes…

C J Walker (Madam)

Madam C.J. Walker was an African American entrepreneur, philanthropist, and political and social activist. She is recorded as the first female self-made millionaire in America…

Cesar Picton

He was bought and then taken to England by an English army officer who had been in Senegal. In 1761 he was presented as a…

Charmaine Hayden

Charmaine had already built two popular diversity brands which were 5x, the award winning ethnic/curve model agency, and Face4music and Goal Digger Power Circle, a…

Damon Marcus Buffini (Sir)

Buffini was ranked first in the men’s Top 10 of the 2007 Powerlist, a publication ranking the most influential Black Britons.

Kike Oniwinde

Oniwinde’s remarkable journey has seen the entrepreneur named on the Forbes 30 under-30 list of young leaders within technology in Europe
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