The team below manages the day-to-day operations of Nairametrics.
Founder – Ugochukwu “ugodre” Obi-chukwu is the founder and lead partner at Nairametrics Financial Advocates, owners of Nairametrics.com. Ugodre is a chartered accountant with over 18 years working experience. His work experience covers Accounting, Corporate Finance, Financial Management, Corporate Strategy, Change Management and Personal Finance. You can follow Ugo on twitter @ugodre
Partner – E.Okonkwo holds undergraduate degrees in Finance, Accountancy, as well as, a post-graduate degree in Computer Science from universities both in Nigeria and United Kingdom. Additionally, he is a Chartered Accountant (ACCA) with extensive professional exposure within the Financial Services industry based on his work experience with major financial institutions across the globe. He is a keen believer in information arbitrage and tries to explore his interests in travelling when time affords.
General Manager – Christopher B. Pemu has a degree in Political Science from the University of Lagos. Chris has over 10 years’ experience in business development, digital printing, and media. He joined Nairametrics in 2014 as News Editor and later as Managing Editor. He is currently the Acting General Manager at Nairametrics. He loves traveling, enjoys world politics and in sport, he loves watching football and tennis. Follow Chris on twitter @krispemu
Head Research/Partner – Edozie Ifebi has previously worked as a business, finance and economics writer for Nigeria’s leading business/finance newspaper. More recently, he worked in research for an economic development consultancy and in the agri-business value chain, on a project that sought to resolve market access problems faced by Nigerian farmers. His areas of interest include Macroeconomics, Public Financial Management, Economic Growth & Development, Agriculture. He writes on business, economics and finance for Nairametrics
Managing Editor – Alfread Akuki has a degree in Counselling Psychology from the Delta State Unversity, Abraka. He has headed the Post-production and Program Scheduling Department of African Broadcasting Network (ABN), and as a Multimedia Editor/Digital Assets Manager of Independent Newsapapers Limited. Alfred is presently Nairametrics’ Managing Editor.
Business Analyst – Abara Emmanuel Benson studied at the University of Ibadan and has a B.A in Philosophy as well as an MSc in Political Science/International Relations. He has held different positions in Media, Administration, and Nonprofit. He writes on small businesses, startups and corporate stories.
Research Analyst – Dennis Adesanoye is a former banker, who prior to joining Nairametrics worked as an Economic Analyst/Forecaster in an environmental (oil) surveillance firm. He holds M.Sc. Economics, B.Sc. Economics and Statistics and a Diploma in Accounting: all from the University of Benin.
His areas of interest include Economic Development, International Trade and Macro Economics. He loves writing on Developmental/Political Economics and Public Finance. He enjoys tweeting, travelling and following global happenings (sports and politics) passionately. You can follow him on Twitter @stdennis02.
Content Lead – Chacha Wabara-Ogbobine is a Legal practitioner with over 9 years post call experience. A research Consultant, professional writer and a blogger at heart and owner of four thriving websites with well over 10 years of experience. Totally in love with keeping fit and coaching weight loss enthusiasts. I love my quiet time, being with my kids, watching TV series for hours on end.
Creative Lead – Aluko Meka Emmanuel is a content analyst and Nu Media enthusiast with a diploma in digital marketing and creative publishing from CCT Akure. A graduate of Chemistry from the University of Abuja Nigeria.
Lead Analyst – Onome Ohwovoriole has a degree in Economics and Statistics from the University of Benin. He joined Nairametrics in December 2016 as Lead Analyst prior to which he had stints in Publishing, Automobile Services, Entertainment and Leadership Training. Onome covers companies in the Nigerian corporate space, especially those listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).
He has a keen interest in new frontiers like Cryptocurrencies and Fintech. This is in addition to using his spare time to read books on finance, fiction, as well as, keep up with developments within in the world of international diplomacy. Follow him on twitter @quansimodo.
Lead Editor – Anna Urieto holds a Bachelors in English Language and a Masters in International Affairs and Diplomacy from Lagos State University and Ahmed Bello University respectively. She has an eye for details and enjoys reading all genres of fiction. She also has an eclectic taste in music and invests in an ever-growing collection of urban sneakers. Follow Anna on twitter @annsterix
Business Analyst – Fikayo Owoeye is an alumnus of Daystar Leadership Academy with a degree in computer science and economics from Obafemi Awolowo University, as well as, an ITIL v3 certificate in IT service management.
Prior to joining Nairametrics, Fikayo had stints in Project management and Telecommunications in addition to his training in Consulting and Investment banking from Edubridge Academy.
He has very keen interests in Politics, Agri-business, Private equity and Global economics. He loves travelling and watching football. @phykel27 on twitter
Research Analyst – Mudeerat Olawunmi is a graduate of Business Administration with over 5 years’ experience in online data gathering and analysis. Wunmi is a Research analyst at Nairametrics and helps ensure that our readers get some of the most important macro and microeconomic data required to help make investing decisions. Follow Wunmi on twitter @muddiez.
Social Media Analyst – David Edet is a Computer Science graduate from Babcock University. He is a business and technology enthusiast. These skills are being deployed to optimize our social media presence. He is the social media analyst at Nairametrics. He enjoys reading and experiencing new cultures. You can reach David on twitter @DavidEdet_
Research Assistant – Ibukun Samuel is a graduate of the University of Ilorin where she studied Economics. Her area of interest is Developmental Economics and Data Interpretation. She is passionate about life and an avid believer in a better Nigeria Before now, she has volunteered and convened a campaign on girl child education in Northern Nigeria. She is a member of Toast Masters International.
When she is not working, she enjoys reading stories on Medium, reading blogs and watching fashion issues.
Nairametrics also retains a team of research analysts, writers, and speakers who provide content on the website as freelance contributors or are contracted as content partners. Our freelance contributors and content partners are drawn from a carefully selected pool of professionals with expertise in financial management, corporate finance, technology, personal finance amongst others.