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Young, rich and ambitious: Nigeria’s ‘gentleman farmers’

"Come, I'll show you what a potential billion dollars looks like," said P.J. Okocha, opening the door of a small, modern house in southern Nigeria to reveal a thousand yam seedlings. "These thousand plants can make three million seeds," he said, with a broad smile. At just 34, Peter Okocha Junior -- also known as P.J. -- is a high achiever. Okocha cut his teeth in his family's shipping and logistics business, then decided to forge his own path. He identified Nigeria's agricultural sector as one of enormous potential…