Jim Ovia

Jim Ovia is the pioneer of Zenith bank Plc and the CEO of the bank Victoria Island, Nigeria. Mr. Ovia founded Visafone Communications limited and is the pioneer president of NIG (Nigeria Internet Group).  He is also the proprietor of the University of Information and communication Technology, and he serves as the chairman of Quantum Luxury Properties Limited and as a director at Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc. Mr. Ovia is a Member of the Order of Federal Republic (MFR).

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jim ovia

Jim Ovia’s success began by providing financial services in the banking industry. His passion in the industry drove him to be the founder of Zenith bank and he is currently the largest shareholder of the bank. Most of his great wealth is due to banking and his experience in the field adds up to twenty three years. He graduated with Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in 1977 at Southern university, Louisiana, U.S.A. He also acquired a Masters degree from the same university. 

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Jim Ovia is a family man with two children. He is a motivational speaker with sound knowledge in ICT and is also renowned for making into the Forbes lists ranking. He is ranked number 28 in Africa’s richest people with a net worth of $900 Million as of November 2013.

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