Category Archives: Biographies

OB Crush: Tech & Media Entreprenuer, Chioma Agwuebo Of Tech Her

Our OB Crush this week is Chioma Agwuebo, a woman using her media and technology knowledge and skills to advance women in general, and women in politics in particular. Chioma has been involved in everything from civic innovation civil society, community development, elections administration, gender, to human rights, humanitarian relief, and media development, social accountability, youth. Chioma…

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OB Crush: Adetayo Bamiduro, Co-Founder Of MAX.ng

The co-founder of MAX.ng, Adetayo Bamiduro is our OB Crush this week. The techprenuer is one of the talented minds solving logistics problem in the metropolitan city of Lagos through his e-platform, Metro Africa Express. Along with his friend Chinedu Azodoh, the MIT Sloan alums, started MAX.ng (Metro Africa Express) in 2015, as a logistics company providing swift and…

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OB Crush: Carolyn Seaman Of Girls Voices Initiative

Today’s OB Crush is Carolyn Seaman, a young lady leading female empowerment in Nigeria through her platform Girls Voices initiative (GVI). Carolyn is an advocate of promoting female involvement in technology. She is the founder and creative director of the non-profit that provides a safe space for girls to connect and share stories of inspiration and motivation with…

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OB Crush: Meet Chukwunonso Arinze, The Nigerian Facilitating Easy Monetary Transactions Across African Borders

For this week, OB Crush, we spotlight a dynamic Nigerian in the diaspora making an impact both in Nigeria and globally. By now we all know about the hassle of sending and/or receiving money from outside the shores of Nigeria, the daunting process of filling of different forms, delay of response, charges for each transaction…

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OB Crush: Femi Aliu Of MyFarmBase Africa

Our OB Crush of this week is one man contributing his quota to the development of Agriculture in Nigeria and Africa. Femi ‘Royal’ Aliu is a tech farmer and the founder of MyFarmBase Africa, a social enterprise which uses technology to bridge the information gap in the Agricultural sector for Agribusiness owners and farmers. They provide mainly…

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OB Crush: Tosin Durotoye, Founder Of The Bloom Africa

Our OB Crush for this week spotlights Tosin Durotoye, a consultant strategist and the founder of The Bloom Africa – an initiative that curates engagements and safe spaces for ambitious African women to connect, learn and grow, the within Nigeria and across Africa and the Diaspora. Most recently, Tosin served as the Director of GreenHouse Lab where she established the…

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OB Crush: Uche Kenneth Udekwe Of NATAL CARES

Uche Kenneth Udekwe, a graduate of the University of Technology Akure and also an alumnus of the Enterprise Development Centre (EDC), is the Founder of Natal Care, a social enterprise with a mission to reduce maternal and infant mortality from complications of pregnancy or delivery specifically focusing on pregnant women and Nursing mothers in IDP…

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OB Crush: Meet Tokini Peterside, The Founder Of Art X Lagos

This week’s crush is none other than Tokini Peterside, the founder and director of` West Africa’s first international contemporary art fair, which she founded to widen Nigeria’s connection to the contemporary art scene in Africa and internationally, to contribute to the increased visibility of contemporary artists from Africa, and to position Lagos as an emergent…

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OB Crush: Finance Expert, Oluwatosin Olaseinde Of Money Africa

A saying goes that you must gain control over your money or the lack of it will forever control you. While we cannot emphasize how true this is, meet Oluwatosin Olaseinde, our OB Crush for this week, who is a financial literacy pro teaching healthy financial habits (with a focus on millennials). Oluwatosin, through her Money Africa platform, helps young…

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