The Guardian Dreamers & Doers: Tricia Ikponmwonba
Tricia Ikponmwonba is recognized as one of Nigeria’s leading business coaches and often referred to as the business fixer. She stumbled on a report on small businesses in Nigeria and that was the game-changer. The report opened her eyes to the number of small businesses in Nigeria and the challenges they encounter. Prior to starting Triciabiz, she had gained ten years of experience building multinational brands and with that knowledge, she was confident she could help small businesses grow.
8 top Nigerian basketball stars drafted into the NBA 2020 league
Nigeria’s basketball got a very bright peep into the likely future of its already successful senior national men’s team, D’Tigers, as a glut of both Nigerian-born and players of Nigerian descent were selected in the 2020 NBA Draft. The NBA draft is a process through which elite players in the American University system are selected by teams playing in the National Basketball Association for a chance to earn a living in the NBA League.
Nigerians design Next Gen mask to aid in the fight against COVID-19
Two Nigerians have designed the Next Generation mask. The next generation of masks will help redefine the norm of mask-wearing behavior and sustain crucial preventive health measures. The Mask will be effective in slowing and preventing the spread of COVID-19. While some masks are ill-fitting, uncomfortable, not breathable, and the most effective masks are often unavailable or expensive. This mask will help solve the problems.
The Guardian Dreamers & Doers: Samiah Oyekan-Ahmed
Samiah Oyekan-Ahmed founded The Gift Source, a leading supplier of top quality and aesthetically pleasing gift products sourced locally and internationally, in 2013 to fill the void she noticed in Nigeria’s gift market. Trained as a Medical doctor, her voyage into entrepreneurship was not smooth. When she started out seven years ago, she was quite inexperienced but she had a fierce determination to succeed.