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Business leaders all around the world serve as inspirational icons to aspiring entrepreneurs. They pave the way to success for others coming after them and, through their hard work, show that anyone can succeed in business so long as they’re willing to put in the work and time. These Nigerian entrepreneurs are particularly inspirational, with each specialising in different niches and having different success stories. Read on to learn from some of the best business leaders that Nigeria has to offer.


Dr. Dípò Awójídé


Dr. Dípò Awójídé is a thoroughly educated and impressive individual with degrees in Accounting, Business, and Management. He seeks after achievement consistently and dedicates his time and energy to making sure each business he takes part in succeeds. With a P.h.D. in Strategic Management from Loughborough University, Dr. Awójídé has established the life-changing BTDT Hub that allows early and mid-career professionals to build their careers. He has a love for building professionals up through personal development coaching and has personally mentored thousands of people globally. 


Recently, Dr. Awójídé was nominated by the World Economic Forum as a 2021 Young Global Leader.


Oluwatosin Olaseinde


In the financial sector, Oluwatosin Olaseinde is a successful entrepreneur and the Founder of Money Africa and Getladder. She is passionate about financial literacy and investment and created Money Africa to spread that passion to others. The platform teaches financial literacy and investment online, giving Millenials and Generation Z an accessible way to learn about finances and acquiring money. 


Olaseinde is a financial guru who has worked with top-tier business firms such as CNBC Africa, Bloomberg Tv Africa, and international platforms like TEDx and BBC UK. Her career makes her proficient in audits, financial accounting, corporate finance, and investments.


Bayo Adeyinka


Bayo Adeyinka is an educated individual who graduated from the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso (LAUTECH), with a first degree in Mechanical engineering. He entered the financial sector for over twenty years after graduation and built an impressive career in commercial and retail banking. Adeyinka is a fellow and honorary member of several professional institutes, where he coaches and trains others in business. 


Adeyinka is a proud published author of two books: “Champions football devotional,” which he co-authored with Paago Aleele, and “30 lessons I learned along the way.” Additionally, he has published several articles that have appeared in major newspapers and gone viral on social media.