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To him/her that believes, all things are possible

I was raped at the age of 9 yet am one of the most influential women in the world” – Oprah Winfrey. Oprah is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist. She is best known for her talk show The Oprah Winfrey Show, which was the highest-rated television program of its kind in history. Net worthUS$2.8 billion

“I was in prison for 27 years and still became president.”- Nelson Mandela.


Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, and philanthropist, who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the country’s first black head of state and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election.

“I didn’t even complete my university education but became the world richest man” – Bill Gates!


William Henry Gates III is an American business magnate, investor, author, philanthropist, and co-founder of the Microsoft Corporation along with Paul Allen. Net worth $90.4 billion

“I struggled academically throughout elementary school yet became the best Neurosurgeon in the world in 1987” – Dr. Ben Carson.


Benjamin Solomon Carson is an American neurosurgeon, author and politician. He was the Director of Paediatric Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Maryland  from 1984 until his retirement in 2013. Dr Carson’s achievements include performing the only successful separation of conjoined twins at the back of the head, pioneering the first successful neurosurgical procedure on a foetus inside the womb. Net Worth $30 million

“I drove a taxi to finance my university education but today I’m a billionaire” – Mike Adenuga.


Michael Adeniyi Agbolade is a Nigerian business tycoon and the second-richest person in Nigeria. His company Globacom is Nigeria’s second-largest telecom operator and also has a presence in Ghana and Benin. Net Worth $5.2 billion

“I told my father we would be very wealthy and rich but he couldn’t believe me. But today it’s a reality” – Christiano Ronaldo. Ronaldo is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Portugal national team. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest footballers of all time and has won five Ballon d’Or awards. Ronaldo is the highest paid footballer in the world, with $21.5m a year after tax salary. Net worth: $450 million

“I used to serve tea at a shop to support my football training and still became the world’s best footballer” – Lionel Messi. Messi is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club Barcelona and the Argentina national team. Often considered the best player in the world and regarded by many as the greatest of all time, Messi has won the Ballon d’Or award five times. Net Worth $80 million 

“I used to sleep on the floor in friends’ rooms, returning Coke bottles for food, money and getting weekly free meals at a local temple, yet founded Apple” – Steve Jobs.


Steven Paul Jobs was an American entrepreneur, business magnate, inventor and industrial designer. He was the chairman, chief executive officer (CEO) and co-founder of Apple Inc. At the time of his death in 2011, his net worth was estimated at $10.2 billion

“My teachers used to call me a failure yet I became a Prime Minister” – Tony Blair is a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 2 May 1997 to 27 June 2007 and Leader of the Labour Party from 21 July 1994 to 24 June 2007. Net Worth $27 million

“I started Living Faith Church from A Lawn Tennis Court with three members only and preach prosperity. Many of my friends criticised me, but today we have the largest church auditorium in the world and two world-class universities”- Bishop David Oyedepo. Net Worth $10 million

*Failures or limitations of the past have no control over the greatness in you. To him that believes, all things are possible.*

Don’t wait for everybody to believe in your ability and dreams…

Never design your life like a Garden where

anyone can walk in and out……

Design it like the Sky where everyone aspires to


Aim high! Reach high!!!

It’s your turn to make an impact.

Don’t limit yourself