Connect with us

Metro Reports

Forbes Africa Under 30: DJ Cuppy, Patoranking, Mr. Eazi, Asisat Oshoala Others Make the list



Forbes Africa under 30 2020 | e-nigeria!

Forbes Africa under 30 in its 2020 edition enlists and celebrated African entrepreneurs who are under the age of 30 and impacting their respective industries positively through creative and innovative ideas.

The 2020 edition of Forbes Africa Under 30 features 30 Africans sourced from four categories featuring 30 in each: Business, Technology, Creatives and Sports.

Nigerias made up the majority of honorees in the list, shedding light on the entrepreneurial spirit of the young people in the country.

South Africa and Botswana had four of their young entrepreneurs on the list. Ghana had three young people while Uganda had two of its young entrepreneurs on the list.

Cameroon, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Morocco, Sudan and Ivory had one young entrepreneur making the list.

Enlisted below in a catalogue obtained by e-nigeria! are some who were mentioned

  1. Florence Otedola (DJ Cuppy), 27, DJ, Founder and Director, Red Velvet Music Group
    Industry: Entertainment

    Dj Cuppy and dad Femi Otedola | e-nigeria1

  2. Oluwatosin Ajibade (Mr Eazi), 28, Musician and Founder, emPawa Africa
    Industry: Entertainment

    Mr Eazi and girlfriend Temi Otedola |

  3. Patrick Okorie (Patoranking), 29, Musician
    Industry: Entertainment

    Patoranking | e-nigeria!


  4. Tracy Batta, 29, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Smoothie Express
    Industry: Food and Beverage
  5. Olajumoke Oduwole, 29, Founder and CEO and Senior Web Developer, KJK Communication Limited
    Industry: Tech / software development
  6. Swanky Jerry, 28, Founder, Chief Creative Officer, Swanky Signatures
    Industry: Fashion
  7. Davies Okeowo, 29, Co-founder and CEO, Enterprise Hill and Competence Africa
    Industry: Business Development
  8. Maryam Gwadabe, 29, Founder and CEO, Blue Sapphire Hub
    Industry: ICT
  9. Asisat Oshoala, 25,Footballer
    Industry: Sports 


e-NIGERIA! ( is Nigeria's independent premium digital newspaper, capturing all society news in Politics, Business, Tech and general breaking news as well as investigative reports. Our obligation is to seek, discover and promote the truth and be fearlessly objective; upholding the core values of Professional Journalism.

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Advertisement Enter ad code here

Copyright © e-NIGERIA! 2020