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Jason Njoku of iROKO & Mike Adenuga of Glo named Top Tech Nigerian CEOs



Jason Njoku & Mike Adenuga - May 2014 - 01

They helped change the way Nigerians see technology in today’s economy.

Ventures Africa recently released a list profiling the Top 10 Tech CEOs in Nigeria.

Over the years, Jason Njoku of iROKO Partners has made a name for himself in the entertainment scene, promoting Nigerian movies, especially for Nigerians abroad. His company recently acquired an $8 million investment from hedge fund, Tiger Global.

When it’s green, it is probably Globacom. Mike Adenuga‘s telecommunications establishment is the second largest operator in the country, after MTN.

Also on the list are;

  • Sim Shagaya (Konga)
  • Abasiama Idaresit (Wild Fusion)
  • Tayo Oviosu (Paga)
  • Valentine Obi (etranzact)
  • Florence Seriki (Omatek)
  • Leonard “Leo” Stanley Nnamdi Ekeh (Zinox Technologies)
  • Funke Opeke (Mainstreet Technologies)
  • Mitchell Elegbe (Interswitch) 

To view their profiles, click here


  1. Gistyinka Blog

    May 16, 2014 at 7:50 pm

    Nice lists but where is owner of Jumai..

  2. divadivine

    May 16, 2014 at 8:51 pm

    there’s still so much opportunity in Nigeria.

  3. Annonymous

    May 16, 2014 at 10:04 pm

    My thoughts exact. Jumia and Dobox…

  4. Fatimah

    May 17, 2014 at 11:25 am

    Jumia is not owned by a Nigerian. Looking at the list, I see why Dobox is not there.

  5. @edDREAMZ

    May 17, 2014 at 12:44 pm

    May God continue to bless their effort…..

  6. sum1special

    May 19, 2014 at 11:29 am

    I will be on that list one day.

  7. isob

    June 11, 2014 at 6:53 am

    jumia is owned by indian

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