Rema, Ifan Michael among six Nigerians on Forbes Africa’s ’30 Under 30′ list

Rema, Ifan Michael among six Nigerians on Forbes Africa’s ’30 Under 30′ list

Rema, a singer, Ifan Michael, a filmmaker, and Timilehin Bello, founder of Media Panache, a PR firm, are among six Nigerians listed in the 2021 editio

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Rema, a singer, Ifan Michael, a filmmaker, and Timilehin Bello, founder of Media Panache, a PR firm, are among six Nigerians listed in the 2021 edition of Forbes Africa’s ’30 Under 30′.

Forbes ’30 Under 30′ is an annual listicle by Forbes magazine spotlighting prominent business and industry figures.

In the sixth edition of the list released on Tuesday, the business magazine featured Africans under 30 who are innovative entrepreneurs, IT geeks, sports stars, as well as important creatives who are leading the continent.

Other Nigerians on the list include, Temidayo Oniosun, founder of Space in Africa; Amarachi Nwosu, self-taught visual artist and Wale Lawal; founder as well as editor-in-chief of The Republic.

To curate its 2021 list, the Forbes team sifted through multiple nominations for innovative individuals who showed resourcefulness and resilience towards contributing to the African growth story following the COVID-19 pandemic.

SNG Grant Thornton, the magazine’s audit partner, then validated the list following a “thorough” investigation.

The list also include Amarachi Nwosu, Master KG, Wale Lawal, Cleo Johnson, Antonio Depina.

Burna Boy, Davido and Wizkid are among those who have made the list in the past.

Nigeria:

  • Ifan Ifeanyi Michael – Creative artist & 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 Unscripted.
  • Divine Ikubor (also known as Rema) – Musician.
  • Wale Lawal – Founder and Editor-In-Chief of The Republic.