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Fellows

Audu Maikori
NLI Fellow

Audu Maikori is a lawyer and the Founder/CEO of Chocolate City Group, one of Africa's biggest indigenous entertainment companies. He obtained his law degree from the University of Jos and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2001.

Cyril Azobu
NLI Fellow

Cyril Azobu is a Petroleum, Power and Mining specialist with experience spanning over 19 years covering business advisory, consulting, accounting, external and internal auditing, and taxation services for companies both within the public and private sectors of Nigeria.

Danladi Verheijen
NLI Fellow

Danladi Verheijen invests in and supports the growth of private companies. He is the CEO/MD of Verod Capital Management, a leading investment firm in Nigeria. Before co-founding Verod, Danladi was a Vice President at Citibank Nigeria where he led corporate finance and investment banking transactions and also had responsibility over Citibank’s equity investment portfolio.

Eyo O. Eyo
NLI Fellow

Eyo O. Eyo is a banker, published author, certified management practitioner and social entrepreneur. He has spent the last sixteen years working for First Bank of Nigeria Limited; he has led teams, managed projects, a branch and being the Head,POS Business Unit and Prepaid Card Business,FirstBank.

Fatima Kere Ahmed
NLI Fellow

Fatima Kere Ahmed is a State Counsel,Code of Conduct Bureau and specializes on asset tracing, property portfolio review, restructuring and managements. She is a professional lawyer with proven history in litigation as well as investigation and prosecution.

Fela Durotoye
NLI Fellow

Fela Durotoye is the Chief Executive Officer, GEMSTONE Group, a leadership development institution with a distinct mandate to raise a Generation of leaders that are Empowered, Motivated and Stirred to Operate with Natural Excellence (GEMSTONE).

Gimba Mohammed
NLI Fellow

NLI Fellow
Gimba Mohammed Head, Public Sector and Education Sales Team, MainOne. He is an exceptional team leader and proven Sales Manager who had led teams across different industries.

Hadiza Bala Usman
NLI Fellow

In April 2014, she co-founded the global movement #BringBackOurGirls which has been agitating for the rescue of the 219 girls abducted by the terrorist group Boko Haram from Chibok Secondary School in Borno State Nigeria.

Hakeem Shagaya
NLI Fellow

Hakeem Shagaya is founder of KEEMMLA STANDARD ALLIANCE, an Agricultural input supply and logistics company currently distributing Agro inputs through 31 warehouses in 4 states with a farmers database of over 150,000 farmers.

Hauwa Magoro
NLI Fellow

Hauwa Magoro studied her undergraduate degree in Pharmacology at the University of Portsmouth. She holds an MSc and a Diploma of Imperial College in Health Management from Imperial College Management School (UK).

Hauwa Yabani
NLI Fellow

Hauwa Yabani is the MD/CEO of Abuja Technology Village (ATV) FZ Co., the Master Developer responsible for facilitating the development of Nigeria’s premier Science & Technology Park (STP).

Ibrahim Dikko
NLI Fellow

Ibrahim is a self-driven Senior Operations Manager and leader with 22 years quality work experience in the Oil & Gas industry and a major player in the downstream sector that helps in Business Operations.

Ifeoma Monye
NLI Fellow

Ifeoma Monye is the Associate Partner, Ciuci Consulting, Ifeoma Monye is a business operations specialist with 13 years experience.

Joke Aliu
NLI Fellow

Joke Aliu, is a Partner, Aluko & Oyebode, Law Firm the foremost corporate and commercial law firm in Nigeria. Her experience cuts across the dispute resolution and corporate practice areas of the firm.

Juliet Anammah
NLI Fellow

Juliet Anammah is the Managing Director in charge of Products Operating Group in Accenture Lagos. A role in which she is responsible for Accenture's consulting practice in Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Retail and Transportation in West Africa.

Kehinde Ojuawo
NLI Fellow

Kehinde is a senior legal counsel at Banwo and Ighodalo. He is a versatile commercial lawyer, with an uncommon analytical mind and ability to understand and attend to complex instructions.

Kemi Ajayi
NLI Fellow

Kemi Ajayi is the Chief Operating Officer of Banwo & Ighodalo,Law Firm, where she has worked for over 13 years.

Lamé Verre
NLI Fellow

Lamé Verre is an Upstream Oil and Gas professional with more than 13 years' experience covering Africa, Middle East, Europe and most recently the Americas.

Mary Ikoku
NLI Fellow

Mary is a Communications and Public Relations Professional with ample experience developing and implementing communication and public relations strategies to assure brand visibility and promote corporate image, policies and positions.

Michael Nzewi
NLI Fellow

Michael Nzewi is one of the co-founders of CardinalStone Partners Limited and has over the last 6 years, nurtured CardinalStone into one of the leading investment firms in Nigeria.

Mohammed Garuba
NLI Fellow

Mohammed Garuba is one of the founding partners of CardinalStone Partners Limited, an Investment Banking Firm based in Lagos, Nigeria where he oversees the Asset Management Division.

Nasir Ingawa
NLI Fellow

Nasir Ingawa is an Administrator and Realtor by profession. Until recently (May 29th, 2015), Nasir was the Special Adviser to Katsina State Governor on Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme (SURE-P).

Niyi Tayo
NLI Fellow

Olaniyi Tayo is a management and technology consultant with Accenture. He is currently the Director of the Technology Group. He has over 20 years of consulting experience across several sectors of the Nigerian economy including oil and gas, banking, manufacturing, telecommunications and government.

Ogedi Onyeama
NLI Fellow

Ogedi Onyeama is the Vice President, African Capital Alliance (ACA), one of Africa’s leading private equity firms.

Olurotimi Odunaike
NLI Fellow

Olurotimi Odunaike is an IT Consultant with an MBA in International Management; his undergraduate degree is in Insurance.

Reginald Udom
NLI Fellow

Reginald is a Partner in Aluko & Oyebode, one of Nigeria's largest law firms. He focuses on finance, energy and infrastructure, and has advised sponsors, lenders, issuers, underwriters and borrowers in a number of transactions involving LNG plants, oil fields, telecommunications infrastructure, shopping malls, cement plants, and steel mills.

Safiya Musa
NLI Fellow

Safiya Musa is an accomplished finance and banking industry professional with strong track records of sales, marketing, and customer and public interface accomplishments.

Taiwo Oyedele
NLI Fellow

Mr. Taiwo Oyedele is the Head of Tax and Regulatory Services at PwC Nigeria (the world's leading professional services firm). He has been in the forefront as a thought leader and prominent speaker on key

Yewande Adewusi
NLI Fellow

Yewande Adewusi is a strategy and mobile financial services specialist and keen advocate of financial inclusion. Yewande has over twelve years of experience in a variety of strategy, marketing and business