INSPIRE TUESDAY: UNDER 40 NIGERIAN BILLIONAIRES THAT NEVER FINISHED SCHOOL

Under 40 Nigerian Billionaires That Never Finished School (Inspire Tuesday)

1. Michael Collins Ifeanyi Enebeli Ajereh (aka Don Jazzy)

A 33 year old Nigerian multi award-winning record producer, singer-songwriter, musician, former CEO of Mo’ Hits Records and current CEO of Mavin Records.

Has produced hit tracks for Dbanj, Korede Bello, Dr SID, Wande Coal, D’Prince, Darey, Naeto C, Olakunle Excel et Zanga, Sauce Kid, Ikechukwu & Tiwa Savage. He also collaborated with Jay-Z and Kanye West on the production of Lift Off, featuring Beyoncé.

The music billionaire dropped out of Ambrose Ali University Ekpoma after his first year.

 

2. Seun Osewa

33 year old founder of, Nairaland.com, the most visited indigenous website in Nigeria. Nairaland was launched in March 2005, and its credited to being the biggest African forum according to Forbes. Seun was listed among T.I.N Magazine’s top 10 most influential Nigerian online entrepreneurs in 2015.

The Internet billionaire was a first class candidate when he dropped out of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State

3. Ladi Delano

35-year old Nigerian serial entrepreneur who made his first million as a liquor entrepreneur. Later Started  Delano Reid Group, a real estate company; raised over US$80m and  profited from China’s real estate economic boom

Also founded DRG CIN Energy and Global  DRG Capital with more than US$3bn in trading facilities. Also acts as an Investment Adviser in a US$1bn joint venture agreement  with Bakrie Group of Indonesia . Investment focus being  mining, oil & gas and agriculture.

Withdrew from university because he had no passion for political science

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