DJ Cuppy, Asisat Oshoala, Others Make 2020 Forbes 30 Under 30 Africa List (See Full List)

Florence Otedola aka DJ Cuppy and Asisat Oshoala are among the five female Nigerians listed on the Forbes 30 under 30 Africans for 2020.

Every year, Forbes Africa releases a list of top 30 under 30 young Africans who are doing amazing things for themselves and for their community.

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This year wasn’t any different and the publication released names of 30 Africans sourced from four categories featuring 30 in each: Business, Technology, Creatives, and Sports.

Nigeria makes up the majority of honorees in the list, shedding light on the entrepreneurial and can-do spirit of the young people in the country.

Here are the female Nigerians on this year’s list:

1.Florence Otedola (DJ Cuppy), 27, DJ, Founder and Director, Red Velvet Music Group
Industry: Entertainment

2. Asisat Oshoala, 25, Footballer
Industry: Sports

3.Tracy Batta, 29, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Smoothie Express
Industry: Food and Beverage

4.Olajumoke Oduwole, 29, Founder and CEO and Senior Web Developer, KJK Communication Limited
Industry: Tech/software development

5. Maryam Gwadabe, 29, Founder and CEO, Blue Sapphire Hub
Industry: ICT