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The Best Business Advices By Highly Influential Nigerians

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The business world is a world full of risks; some that brings back profits and others that could cost you everything you have worked for. Becoming successful in business requires making a whole lot of good decisions and right choice, and having the right approach which can mean a world of difference in business.

Today, I’m bringing you some of the advice from the most successful and respected business people in Nigeria.

ALIKO DANGOTE

A business magnate, investor and owner of the Dangote group. As of January 2019, he had an estimated net worth of USD$9.9 billion

“You should keep your eyes on the goal and prize. Avoid distractions and things that will make you lose focus on the dream and business. Venturing into a business without having clues about the pros and cons is not a good move”[AdSense-A]

TONY ELUMELU

A Nigerian entrepreneur, Chairman of Heirs Holdings, the United Bank For Africa, Transcorp and founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation. As of March 2015, he had an estimated net worth of USD$700 million.

“I don’t know of many people who have succeeded in life that are not disciplined”

IBUKUN AWOSIKA

A Nigerian business woman, Author and motivational speaker and the first female chairman of First Bank of Nigeria.

“There are challenges everywhere. You must have tenacity; you must have strength of character not to cheat. Don’t run at the sight of the first problem. He who confronts challenges wins. You must learn every day. You must seek in order to find”

TARA FELA- DUROTOYE

Nigerian-born lawyer, founder and CEO, House of Tara

“…You need to attract people that will add value at a sustained level. In terms of people again, not everyone is going to be with you from start to finish. As the business grows, seasons will come where some people don’t fit for the new season. It is not an happy exercise but it must happen.”

FEMI OBAGUN

Under-40 CEO of one of top paper companies in Nigeria

“Work on satisfying needs your customers don’t even know they have.”[AdSense-A]

FOLORUNSHO ALAKIJA

Nigerian billionaire businesswoman. One of the richest African woman in the world. she is involved in fashion, oil and printing industries. As of January 2019, she had an estimated net worth of USD$1.1 billion.

“Be determined to succeed as there is always a way where there seems to be no way. Only the persistent and diligent can find it.”


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