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5 Tips to Eliminate Fear From Your Life

Have you ever failed to do something, or failed to do it to the best of your ability because of fear? Unless you are some kind of superhuman, the answer is probably a definite yes. Whether it is fear of failure, embarassment, pain, or even success, fear can stop us dead in our tracks, preventing us from living our dreams. Whenever...

Habits of Successful People: Creating a Powerful Presence

Do you have the habits of successful people? If you have ever met someone who commands attention simply by walking into the room, someone who receives favors and attention effortlessly, then you have met someone with a powerful presence. Individuals with a powerful presence appear comfortable and confident. They think clearly and speak influentially, even under pressure. They reflect on...

Bill Gates Advice To The Poor…Raise Chickens !

World richest man Bill Gates has advised people living in extreme poverty to start raising chickens, in order to come out of poverty. He gave this advice in a blog post titled "why I would raise chickens". See the full post below. "If you were living on $2 a day, what would you do to improve your life? That’s a real question...

Bill Gates To Become World First Trillionaire ! Despite Effort To Give His Wealth Away.

A report by Oxfam into poverty inequality, has shown that world richest man Bill Gates is now set to become the world's first trillionaire, despite his noble effort to give away his fortune. Although Bill Gates keeps giving away billions through his various philanthropic activities, his wealth now has a momentum of its own and is set to accumulate...

Make Millions With Rice Business

Rice is the most consumed staple food in the world and in Nigeria it is a must eat in most families. Rice business is a very lucrative business to engage in. Many wholesale rice distributors are now making millions and smiling to the bank. There are many reasons why you should go into this business, if you are looking for...

Becoming a Billionaire Through Entrepreneurship – Sijibomi Ogundele (Youngest Nigerian to reach a billion in earnings)

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_qirCH-tdxU?rel=0&controls=0] The youngest Nigerian to reach 1 billion in earnings, speaks about becoming a billionaire through entrepreneurship. He also talks about his experiences in business, and his ambitions. Read his story here.

5 reasons your business’ll likely not make you wealthy

Being an entrepreneur is not for fun or passion. You want to make money and get rich over time. This is a key reason why so many people work very hard to float and manage their own business. Despite these laudable efforts, owning a business may probably not accrue you the desired wealth you want. As a result,Jumia Traveltakes...

30 Billionaires who are College Dropouts !

Education alone does not make one very rich. Some even argue that too much "education" is not a good thing, especially when it comes to money-making. Those with too much academic degree, tend to over analyse issues. When it comes to making money, street smarts trumps academic degrees. No wonder you see young people with masters degree, jostling for...

How Lagos First Millionaire, Candido Da Rocha Built His Fortune.

Candido Joao Da Rocha a native of Ilesha, was born to the family of Joao Esan Da Rocha. His father Joao Esan da Rocha was abducted in 1850 when he was just 10 years old and sold into slavery in Salvador, Bahia Brazil. Candido was born in the Bahia region of Brazil, He returned to Lagos in the...

Should Buhari Follow Dangote’s Advice to Stop Recession?

In September 2016, Dangote while speaking to CNBC adviced Buhari on the several ways to stop recession, and reduce the cost of dollar to at least N250. Four months has passed, the recession is still biting, and none of Aliko Dangote's advice was implemented. The question is, should Buhari try solution proffered by the consummate business man ? Let us refresh...

OBJ Vs Richest Woman – Mrs Alakija.

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo had a face-off with the richest woman in Nigeria, and one time richest black woman in the world, Mrs Folorunsho Alakija. This happened at an event hosted by Tony Elumelu, at the 2016 Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum. The former president was reacting to an allegation by Mrs. Alakija at the event, that the Obasanjo administration...

How to Get Rich – Donald Trump (part one)

Be a General I am the chairman and president of The Trump Organization. I like saying that because it means a great deal to me. More and more, I see that running a business is like being a general. Your employees’ lives, to a large extent, are dependent on you and your decisions. Bad strategy can end up affecting...

Hurry, Apply Now ! For Microsoft Grant And Stand A Chance To Win Over N40 Million.

Applications are now open for the Microsoft Affordable Access Initiative grant 2017. The first round of investments by the Microsoft Affordable Access Initiative saw 12 businesses awarded grants to boost their operations. The fund is expected to assist companies working to bring internet access and new technologies, services and models to under-served markets. In addition to receiving funding and software to...

Greedy Man Wanted To Be Buried With All His Money. See What His Widow Did !

While society most often uses money as a means to measure the success of an individual, how that person impacted the lives of others is often overlooked. There are many people in the world that have accumulated a sizable amount of money, but few really use those funds to try to make the world a better place. Bill Gates...

How e-Money Made His Billions, and His Lavish Lifestyle.

Everyone already knows that "e-money" Emeka Okonkwo is one of the richest dudes in town. His flamboyant lifestyle and conspicuous consumption  advertises his immense wealth. But what concerns us as Entrepreneurs, is the source of his wealth and any lessons we may learn from him. E-Money is the younger brother of 'Limpopo' singer Kcee and the boss of Five Star...

12 Ways to Make Money in 2017 That You Have Never Heard of.

Do you want to make extra income this 2017? We have found several ways you can use to fatten your bank account while still working. This post is a bit long, so I recommend you bookmark it. We’ll keep it updated throughout the year and remove/replace any that stop working. Fill out online Surveys: Most of you know surveys aren’t our...

Most Generous Billionaires in Nigeria, and How You Can Benefit From Them!

Nigerian elites are a bit different from their western counterparts when it comes to giving back to the society. The very rich in western countries, do very crazy stuffs with their money. They see giving back to the society as an obligation but they give back in a way that will baffle an average African man. For instance, Andrew Carnegie,...

This Fashion Designer is Richer than Ghana & Cameroon Combined !

Many people do not know much about this humble fashion designer, who has overtaken Warren Buffet in 2017, to become the second richest man on earth, with a net worth of  $72.8 Billion (As at 15th January 2017). Amancio Ortega is the founder and former chairman of Inditex fashion group, best known for its chain of Zara clothing and...

Rare Mineral discovered in Nigeria can replace Oil !

An Australian firm has discovered a rare mineral resource that could turn Nigeria's economic fortunes around. The discovery of Nickel was made at Dangoma in the north-west state of Kaduna. The discovery was made by a private mining syndicate headed by a mining industry veteran, Hugh Morgan. Nickel is used in many specific and recognizable industrial and consumer products, including...

Business of the Billionaires In Nigeria.

Are some businesses in Nigeria reserved for the privileged few? Before we can answer this question, let us try to identify the businesses that genuine Nigerian billionaires use to make their wealth. Aliko Dangote             $12.1 Billion     Cement, Sugar, Flour, Mike Adenuga             $5.8 Billion       Telecom, Oil Femi Otedola              $1.8 Billion       Oil Folorunsho Alakija       $1.6 Billion       Oil Abdulsamad  Rabiu      $1.1 Billion       Cement,...

23yr Old Olajide makes $4.5 Million having fun.

Nigerian-british Olajide Olatunji better known by his alias "KSI" is on the list of Forbes top earning YouTube stars with an income of $4.5 million (Over N1.5 billion )  in the last 12 months. JJ was born on 19 June 1993. The 23-year-old is one of the UK’s most popular digital media superstars, boasting more than 9,000,000 subscribers to his...

Richest Woman in Ghana is into Agriculture

Agriculture and agric-related businesses continue to produce great wealth for individuals engaged in it, and for the community and nation where it is well practiced. Ghana is one nation that did not experience the "curse" of cheap oil dollars, as a result, Ghana has continued to perform well in Agriculture. It's cocoa industry is still very robust, leading to...

Ghana’s Richest Man Plans to Challenge Dangote.

The richest man in Ghana is Micheal Ibrahim Mahama who is the half-brother of immediate ex-president of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama. He is a very successful businessman with businesses spanning from mining, construction and poultry to real estate. He is the first Ghanaian to privately own a 15 seater Bombardier Jet and is rumoured to own a Bugatti Veyron one of the most...

Top 12 Reasons Why New Businesses Crash !

No Market Need: 42% of New businesses fail simply because there is no market need for their product/service, or the market is not sufficient. This is why it is vital to conduct a proper market survey when doing your business planning. 2. Run Out Of Cash: 29% of startups fail because they run out of cash. This is either...

How 37yr Old Paul Built a $10 Million Company With Less Than $100

Paul Orajiaka is the CEO of Auldon Limited, a company he founded 17 years ago with less than $100, when he was still 19 years old. Today Auldon Limited makes an annual revenue of more than $10 Million (which is over N4 Billion at today's exchange rate). Auldon Limited is a company that makes African themed toys. Paul Orajiaka's dream...

How This Lady Makes Millions by Helping Others.

What many young people still don't understand is that making money is all about helping people and solving their problems. No body will willingly give you money, if you are not providing a value they perceive as being equivalent or even greater than the money they are giving you. And the more of such people you serve, the greater...

Simple Secret This Man Used To make N 1.5 Million !

Ajiboye Taofek has discovered a simple and very lucrative way of making money and you may not believe how much he makes monthly even in the face of the so called recession. His secret business is using his "keke" to do school runs for busy parents. Several "keke" drivers have converted their tricycle for school runs. This is because the...

Ghana’s New Gold Is Snail Farming

Snail farming is what Ghana’s locals refer to as Ghana’s new gold. They're used in everything from soups to kebabs, and Ghanaians consume some 33 million pounds of snails per year, but demand far outweighs local supply. Giant Africa Land Snails are also growing in popularity in Kenya where one farmer harvests up to 12 thousand snails a year. One...

See Nigeria’s Future Billionaires According to Forbes.

Forbes the foremost authority on individual net worth, has identified 5 young Nigerians who are under the age of 30 years, as the likely billionaires in Nigeria within the next twenty years. See the way Forbes puts it: "...You may not know many of their names now, but in 20 years they could be on the cover of FORBES AFRICA with...

40 Business You Can Start With Little or No Money, and Still Make Millions.

Capital plays an important role in starting a business, but starting a business is not all about money. In fact, there are many business you can start today, practically with no money down. Most people keep procrastinating to start a business, using capital as the main excuse. But right where you are, you may already have skills that many people...

This Graduate Quit Banking to Sell Akara

For many young Nigerians, a banking job is a dream come true. But for Fatoki Ayowale, making and selling fries (such as Akara) by the roadside is the path to the attainment of his dreams! According to Mr Fatoki, he studied mathematics at the University of Agriculture Abeokuta, after which he got a job with a bank. Just one month...

China’s Richest Farmer (worth $4.6 Billion): I Sold My Bicycle And Watch to Start Farming.

Agriculture is still viewed in some sectors in Nigeria as a poor man's profession. Many unemployed graduates will prefer to carry their CV from one company to the other, rather than to engage in small scale poultry or fish farming. And I bet young girls will rather date an oil company staff than a farmer, right? Anyway, we really have...

Have You Applied For This Massive N80 Million Grant? Find Out If You Are Qualified.

Every year, hundreds of millions of dollars are awarded to many small businesses, entrepreneurs, NGO's and organizations. The greatest barrier preventing most people from accessing these funds, is a very low level of awareness. Millionaires Academy, makes it our number 1 priority to scout Nigeria, Africa and the world for relevant and reputable grants, prize awards, and other financing...

Stella Damasus Explains The Difference Between Great Successful People And Mediocre Average People.

Almost all youths dream mighty dreams, but very few ever wake up and make their dreams a reality. Moving into this new year, I feel young people should heed Stella Damasus advice and make hay while the sun shines. In her blog post, Stella Damasus wrote an article titled: STOP DREAMING "Some people might be put off by this title because...

At 17, I Made My First Million. At 19, I Built My First House. At 26, I Spent Over N20 Million. At 27, I Had Lost Almost All

Funke Adesina hails from Oyo state, south west Nigeria. In a recent instagram post, she gave a biopsy of her life journey and struggles. Although she is better known today as a Nollywood actress, she made her first million in business, at the tender age f 19. She wrote: Let me tell you a story. I am a product of God’s...

7 Benefits of Being an Entrepreneur

Flexibility and freedom Entrepreneurs know the true meaning of work hard, play hard. While the self-employed lifestyle can mean lots of late nights, mountains of emails and poring over bank statements, it also means opportunities to get work done on your own time. Being self-employed means you don’t have to ask anyone but yourself for the permission to travel...

Businesses That Will Boom in 2017 (Part 1)

A good businessman must always understand the business climate, and be able to make predictions in order to remain relevant. Business climate can change rapidly, and as a result you need to constantly change your business strategies and plan to adapt effectively to the changing clime. Several macro-economic changes in the world at large and in Nigeria in particular, will...

How to be a great CEO.

Well, I was a CEO of a £5bn turnover, 25,000 person quoted company for 10 years. As with every new job, I kept a timesheet for the first year to check that my activities matched my priorities. ( Geoff Cooper, Portfolio Non-Executive Director, Dropbox) In summary, I spent about one quarter of my time on strategy — thinking, researching, consulting,...

RUNNING A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS IN NIGERIA: MY EXPERIENCE *By Gabriel Ogbechie (Rain Oil)*

Good afternoon everyone. My name is Gabriel Ogbechie, I am the Managing Director of Rainoil Limited. Rainoil Limited is a company playing in the downstream sector of Nigeria’s oil and gas industry. We’ve been in existence for about 19 years. The title of our lecture today is RUNNING A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS IN NIGERIA: My Experience. So, essentially, we will...

How 32 Year Old Mark Essien Built Hotels.ng Into a Company Worth Over N3 billion!

Without building any hotel, Mark Essien has managed to use technology to build one of the biggest hotel business in Nigeria. Just like UBER without owning any taxi, is now the largest taxi company in the world, Hotels.ng is poised to become the biggest hotel company in Nigeria within the next few years. The story of Mark Essien, proves that...

How to Access Small Business Loans in Nigeria.

One of the biggest obstacles to young entrepreneurs in Nigeria is raising startup financing, especially from banks. Developed countries like USA, have well structured financing options for small businesses, with single digit interest and long term financing. Unfortunately in Nigeria, the opposite is the case. Almost all bank loans have double digit interest and most are short term. This severely...

How Farrah Gray made $ 1 million (Over N300 Million) by 14 years starting with nothing!

Farrah Gray is a business and social entrepreneur, philanthropist, bestselling author and syndicated columnist, motivational speaker, and a principal of Realty Pros Asset Management. He was born 9th Sept 1984. Raised in the impoverished south side of Chicago, Dr. Farrah Gray defied the odds and became history's youngest self-made millionaire, beyond the field of entertainment, by age fourteen. Adversity forced Farrah...

World First Trillionaire?

When will the world see the first trillionaire? And are the likely candidates alive today? It wasn’t too long ago that a billion-dollar company was unimaginable. Today, the business landscape is riddled with companies pulling in not just billion-dollar valuations, but billion-dollar revenues on a quarterly basis. The times have certainly changed, and with the help of inflation, globalization, and...

The Richest Man in all History, is an African !

Am sure you know of Bill gates, the current richest man alive, who at height of his power was able to reach $100 billion networth. You may also know of John D. Rockefeller, the richest man in living memory with an estimated wealth around $250 billion. Both these men are from United states. But what you may not know...

5 Powerful Life & Business Lessons From Donald Trump’s Victory.

PROMOTE YOUR BRAND RELENTLESSLY:  Even though Donald Trump had no intention of contesting for President in his early business life, He had consistently promoted the TRUMP brand relentlessly. The TRUMP name can be found emblazoned on so many things from Skyscrapers, to Designer Shirts and Perfumes, Golf course, even his Boeing Private Jet and his personal Helicopter. Donald Trump was...

5 Most Powerful Laws Of Success In The Universe. No 2 – FOCUS

THE LAW OF FOCUS This is a continuation of the 5 Most Powerful Laws Of Success In The Universe. Click this link to read No1: The Law of Growth. One major problem of most entrepreneurs is lack of focus. You usually find them trying to do 3 different things at the same time, even trying to run 2 or 3 different...

50 Organizations That Will Give You Free Money To Start Your Business.

The most common complain among youths trying to launch a business in Nigeria, is lack of capital. What many youths do not realize, is that many organizations have millions of dollars set aside for the funding of small business enterprise. These organizations range from personal foundations, corporate CSR, government grants and other special grants. Some of the grants can fund...

Youngest Nigerian Man To Reach N1 Billion in Business Earnings

Sijibomi Ogundele is notably the youngest Nigerian man so far to reach a billion in earnings from business investments. The 34 year old entrepreneur who is the CEO of Sujimoto, a real estate business empire, was featured in Forbes Africa as a brave young Entrepreneur, an astute businessman with the capacity to change the Nigerian real-estate industry. Mr. Ogundele’s vast wealth...

Shocking True Story Of The Richest Black Woman On Earth & A Nigerian , Mrs Folorunsho Alakija

Many are not aware that a Nigerian held the title of the richest black woman in the world in 2014. At a whopping net worth of $2.1 billion dollars, she is richer than Oprah winfrey, who held the title before her. It is almost unbelievable that from all the 6 continents of the world including the very affluent continent...

Incredible Success Story of the Nigerian Man Behind Tecno Phone

Nnamdi Ezeigbo is the founder and CEO of SLOT systems limited, and also the brain behind TECNO and INFINIX, the fastest selling phone brands in Nigeria. Many people are not even aware that these popular phone brands are the brainchild of a fellow Nigerian. His success story is a very remarkable one. Nnamdi Ezeigbo studied Electrical Electronics Engineering at the...
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