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Jumia Technologies Listed in the New York Exchange for $2.4B

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Jumia Technologies, the leading pan-African ecommerce platform recently listed in the New York Exchange for about S2.4B. The 100% African, 100% internet platform builds, connects & brings African consumer goods & services to all.  Jumia operates in 14 countries with platforms are in Nigeria, Egypt & Morocco; 1.2B consumers; 24M SMEs; 81K active sellers; & 29M products such as hotels, restaurants etc Jumia is listed as incorporated in Berlin, with admin HQ in Dubai & global Tech centre in Portugal. Shareholders include...

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25 Year Old Nigerian Odunayo Eweniyi Voted 2019 Top 100 Inspirational Woman & Top 20 Young African Wealth Creator

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25 Year Old Nigerian Odunayo Eweniyi Voted 2019 Top 100 Inspirational Woman & Top 20 Young African Wealth Creator

25-year-old Nigerian fintech entrepreneur Odunayo Eweniyi the Co-Founder/COO of PiggyVest has been voted one of the Top 100 Inspirational Women in Nigeria and Forbes Africa named her one of the top 20 young wealth creators in Africa. Piggybank.ng (now PiggyVest) started as a sustainable alternative to actual physical piggy banks, was launched in 2016, as a savings product with 50 percent active savers and $7 million in assets under management. The startup introduced innovative products such as Safelock, Target & Group Savings, PiggyFlex,...

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Nigeria’s Female Captain Makes History With An All Female Flight Crew

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Nigeria’s female Captain Sinmisola Ajibola of Air Peace made history in Summer 2018 by flying a high performance Boeing 737 with an all female flight crew.  Captain Sinmisola & First Officer Quincy maintained that their hair extensions, eyebrows & lipsticks didn’t affect their work culture as what a man could do, they could equally do perfectly.  Captain Ajibola is one of a select group of women to hold this post in Nigeria’s aviation industry and history. Mr Allen Onyema, the Chair/CEO of Air Peace, described her...

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Nigeria’s Techpreneur Amal Hassan – Recognised As A Global Business Leader

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Nigeria’s Techpreneur Amal Hassan – Recognised As A Global Business Leader

Nigerian Techpreneur Amal Hassan, the young founder and CEO of Outsource Global, was one of 16 women business leaders who made it to the 2018 Fortune-US Department of State Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership – a public, private partnership between Fortune Most Powerful Women, the U.S. Department of State and Vital Voices Global Partnership which links young female leaders to Fortune‘s most powerful women.  Amal founded Outsource Global in 2013, a contact centre business process outsourcing (BPO) operating from world-class offices...

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The $30Billion Corporate Nigerian Women

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The $30Billion Corporate Nigerian Women

By Kede Aihie Mrs Ibukun Awosika, Chairman, Board of Directors, (First Bank of Nigeria Limited $12.2Billion). She is also the founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Chair Centre Group. The companies within the group include: The Chair Centre Limited, Sokoa Chair Centre Limited, Furniture Manufacturers Mart, TCC Security Systems and Cubes and Boxes Limited. She was Chairman, FBN Life Assurance Limited, FBN Capital Limited and Kakawa Discount House Limited Mrs Osaretin Demuren – Chairman Board of Guaranty Trust Bank plc, ($8 billion...

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