Divine Ikubor popularly known as, Rema, Timilehin, Ifeanyi, and two other Nigerians are among Forbes’ list of the world’s #30Under30.
Six Nigerians have been named in the 2021 Forbe Africa’s #30Under30 list which consists of Africa’s young investors and risk takers in a pandemic year.
Aside from the six Nigerians, the list included one Ghanaian, thirteen South Africans, two Ugandans, two Kenyans, and one Namibian.
Two Zimbabwean inventors, as well as one each from Malawi, Zambia, and Cape Verde, are among the others.
The Nigerians are:
Ifan Ifeanyi Michael – Creative artist and filmmaker
Timilehin Bello – CEO and Founder of Media Panache
Temidayo Oniosun – Founder of Space in Africa;
Amarachi Nwosu self taught visual artist, storyteller, and CEO of Melanin
Divine Ikubor (also known as Rema) – Musician;
Wale Lawal – Founder and Editor-in-Chief
Speaking on making the list, Timilehin said:
“Here today, Forbes today. I’m very honoured to have been listed on the 2021 Forbes 30 Under 30 Africa list. It’s a big win not just for me but for the amazing team at Media Panache.
“It’s been a turbulent year for businesses and startups especially in Africa but through it all, we have trudged on with passion and grit. And this award has proved that although it was hard, it was worth it.”
Now in its 7th edition, the Forbes #30Under30 List, published annually, seeks to honour trailblazing Africans under the age of 30 who are innovative entrepreneurs, tech geeks, sports stars and influential creative leading a pandemic hit Africa.