10 Things You Can Learn From A Nigerian

October 10, 2010  |  

by R. Asmerom

It goes without saying: Nigerians are plentiful. In fact, one in five Africans is Nigerian and they certainly represent throughout the Diaspora.  Much of the time, however, the over 150 million Nigerians in the world are unfairly associated with 419 email scams.  More often than not, Nigerians are contributing to the international business and cultural landscape in a major and legitimate way.  One stereotype that is true is that Nigerians are some of the hardest working people on the planet and they have the accolades to show for it.

This year, Nigeria is celebrating the 50th year anniversary of its independence from the United Kingdom. In honor of  this very important milestone, we decided to highlight a handful of the country’s international superstars who have propelled their country into the spotlight and shine as an example of how to thrive creatively and professionally in their respective fields.

Without further ado, here’s our list of 10 very interesting things you can learn from a Nigerian.

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