Forbes Africa's 30: nine Nigerians made the cut

Temitope Ogunsemo, 33

Temitope Ogunsemo is the founder of Krystal Digital, an educational technology company that develops and deploys customised and service oriented software applications as well as IT training for educational institutions in Nigeria. His company, which is currently worth $3m, has over 150 employees.

Oluwatobi Ajayi, 30

Oluwatobi Ajayi, is the co-founder and CEO of Jetvan Automobiles Limited, the largest authorized dealer of Mercedes-Benz Sprinter in Nigeria. He started his career at Mercedes-Benz Nigeria where he became the Head of division (Commercial vans) at 24. In 2015, he pulled together a group of investors and founded Jetvan which sells more than 500 vehicles every year.

Abubakar Sadiq Mohammed Falalu, 28

Abubakar Sadiq Mohammed Falalu, 27, is the founder of Falgates, a company that farms and mills rice. Falgates owns a rice milling facility that has a capacity of 15 tons per day and has a rice farm that employs more 180 people in Kaduna state in northern Nigeria.

Etop Ikpe

Etop Ikpe is the founder of Cars45, Nigeria's foremost auto auctioning and car buying service. In May last year, Cars45 raised a $5 million Series A round from the Frontier Cars Group. Ikpe is a veteran entrepreneur with experience in transport, automobiles, mobile communications technology, and marketing.

Obinna Okwodu, 27

Obinna Okwodu, a 27-year-old MIT grad and ex-Morgan Stanley Investment Bank analyst, is the founder of Fibre, a real estate booking start-up in Lagos that allows middle-income tenants the option to pay monthly. Renting residential real estate in Lagos, Nigeria could be a hassle. Not only are houses overpriced, Landlords typically demand potential tenants to pay up to 24 months years rent upfront. As a result, Fibre is growing fast and is gaining popularity with many middle-income earners in Lagos.

Gossy Ukanwoke, 30

Education entrepreneur, Gossy Ukanwoke, is the founder of BAU Executive Education which provides Executive Education Programs to professionals, executives and graduates looking to develop business and leadership skills online and on-campus. His holding company, BAU R&D has completed investments in two Nigerian traditional Universities.

Donald Trump loves nigeria??

Mr. Trump's rhetoric wasn't very convincing but it's a good segue into some of the achievements of outstanding Nigerians. Enjoy!

Nkechi okwuchi

Remember the Sosoliso air mishap of December 2015 in Port Harcourt Nigeria? 107 of 109 people (including 60 of her high school friends from Loyola Jesuit College, Abuja) on board perishes, but Nkechi, one of only two survivours rose from the ashes to flourish at the America got talent show of 2017. Her story is just so amazing!

Olumide Oresegun

Olumide is a 35-year old Nigerian artist. They say he's Nigeria's Leonardo Da Vinci. Fantastic talent!

Toyosi craig

Meet Toyosi Craig : A young Nigerian that defile all odds and is making waves