While we stay at home during this Covid-19 pandemic period, Team Zivang celebrate this hardworking, intelligent and smart business owners in Lagos, Nigeria. These high rank business owners were chosen based on their hardwork, professional skills and positive contribution to the Nigerian society. Check out top 4 Leading CEOs below.
Award winning Interior designer Aisha Yusuf Ishaku, CEO/Creative Director of Designtactics Interiors Limited and the Proprietress of Design Tactics Academy.
A Lawyer by training obtained Bachelor of Laws Degree from University of Maiduguri, Borno State from where she proceeded to Nigerian Law School Lagos Campus and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2005. she also have a Master degree in International Law and Diplomacy from the University of Lagos; An alumnus of the prestigious Lagos Business school (LBS) and Enterprise Development center (EDC) where she trained in Entrepreneurial Management. She is a Chartered Mediator and Conciliator, Arbitrator and a professional negotiator and mediator. (PNM).
Designtactics interiors is an interior design firm and they offer a wide range of bespoke services ranging from on-site consultation, project and survey analysis, space planning, design concepts, corporate designs, project coordination and management, furniture arrangement, furniture design and manufacturing, renovations and turnkey projects. Basically they are all about creating aesthetically appealing functional spaces bearing in mind our clients budget and style.
Ogunyemi Damilola a former dish washer in Chicken Republic(Franchise) Now Founder Builditup Lands and Home Properties Launched his free E-bOOK dedicated to help landed property investors and realtors on how to Locate the right Land banking investment property.
Mr. Damilola Ogunyemi, author and C.E.O. of Cielo City Estate and Build It Up Lands, a Yoruba native and long-time Lagos resident brings years of on-the-job brokerage experience and real estate knowledge drawn from real life experiences. In recent times, he has successfully carried out sales of real estate properties in the Ibeju-Lekki area of Lagos State. For well over a year, this highly respected agency has earned the trust and respect from quite a number of satisfied buyers, sellers, brokers and agents alike.
Yetunde (Yetty) Ogunnubi Award-winning PR Consultant was born in Lagos to a family of artist, both her parents are front-runners exterior decorators and artist in Nigeria, with their works on several monumental buildings across the country. She spent her early years in Both Lagos and Ogun state before moving to the United Kingdom.
Yetty, as she is fondly called, is a leading professional in the fashion, arts and corporate industry with over 17 years experience in Fashion, PR, Marketing, Creative & Image Branding and Event Management. Over the years, Yetty has managed publicity projects for numbers of government. organizations, corporate businesses, fashion and creative events, press conferences, promoted emerging and established labels and artists internationally of which many of them have gone ahead to become household names in their different industries.
She started her career as a Fashion designer in the UK with her brand Yetty D (Revolution by Yetty D) a lifestyle brand which became a household name, after starting off the label she started her annual fashion event which gave platforms to the UK up and coming fashion designers, models and artists.
Whilst pursuing her career as a fashion entrepreneur she contributed as a writer and proofreader for a couple of fashion magazine in the UK before she became a fashion editor for the ISAAC Outlook Magazine an exclusive lifestyle Magazine. Yetty’s creativity as no bounds, her illustrations have been used as covers for books and art pieces over the years as well as been commissioned on several art projects.
In 2009, Alongside her legendary Uncle renowned artist Lemi Ghariokwu. she was commissioned by Punch Records Uk to create fashion pieces for Mannequinns using her uncles cover art for FELA for the Fela TOUR (Arts Own Kind) in the UK.
As a fashion designer, she has been featured in many international magazines and her designs used as costumes for blockbuster movies and music videos.
In 2012, She co-produced for Uber Africa Unmasked in the UK. A reality TV Show set to find the next best African inspired designer in the diaspora. She relocated back to Nigeria, at the end of 2013.
In 2014, She went on to become The Communications Director for Africa Fashion Week London and Africa Fashion Week Nigeria. After celebrities and organisation started approaching her for PR and branding jobs, she decided to establish her PR, Communications and Brand Agency in 2016. (YD AGENCY) and gone on to work on several projects.
She recently became one of the directors of MY AFRICA PROJECT a Nonprofit organisation. She is also a Trustee director for ELOY Foundation of the ELOY Awards and board of Trustees for the Pride Lagos Creative Enterprise Week by Pride Magazine.
She was awarded Pride of Africa Award at the 2018 PFW Africa Event and ForeMag PR Person and Organisation of the Year 2018.
She has also dedicated herself to mentoring youths and young aspiring professionals in both the fashion and corporate world. With the wealth of experience and knowledge, she possesses she believes in inspiring and impacting others to succeed in their endeavors.
Kola Oshalusi is a Creative photographer and lead photographer at Insigna Media Ltd. based in Lagos Nigeria. He ventured into full time photography in 2006; he has an eye for details and documenting moments which is evident in his works. His widely published works includes commissions around the world and spans across events, portraits, fashion, editorials, advertising and architectural photography.
His success lies in his continuous pursuit of timeless imagery that constantly evokes thoughts and emotions. Kola is a multi-faceted photographer who is renowned for his fast moving shots on red carpets, He has earned a reputation as Nigeria’s pioneering events, landscape and product branding photographer. He was acclaimed by Y Naija as one of the 10 most powerful people in the Nigerian fashion industry and is a regular contributor to news and lifestyle platforms such as Bellanaija and Guardian Life. He is also the brain behind The Business of Photography Conference.
Some of the clients include, Bellanaija, Guardian, Etisalat /9Mobile, Vlisco, Uber Nigeria, Avante-Garde, LVMH, Google, PernodRicard, StyleHouse Files, VIACOM Networks and many more.
PHOTO CREDIT: KLALA PHOTOGRAPHY, INSIGNA MEDIA