Meet our passionate team


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Ugochukwu Obi-Chukwu

Founder/Lead Partner

Ugodre is the founder and 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, Business development, Change Management, and Personal Finance. You can follow Ugo on twitter @ugodre

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Edward Okonkwo


Edward 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.


Ayo Salisu


Chief Operations Officer

Ayo has a BSc. degree in U.R.P from O.A.U, Ile-Ife, also holds membership of the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners, Nigerian Institute of Management and the American Society of Administrative Professionals.  

His work experience developed over a period of twenty years in Real estate, Banking, Multi-channel Electronic Transaction Switching and Payment Processing.  

He is currently the Chief Operations Officer at Nairametrics. Ayo loves traveling, playing badminton, swimming, and also enjoys watching football and tennis. Follow Ayo on twitter @bonchi4
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General Manager

Chris 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 General Manager at Nairametrics. He loves traveling, enjoys world politics and in sport, he loves watching football and tennis. Follow Chris on twitter @krispemu
abiola odutola


Managing Editor

Abiola has spent about 14 years in journalism. His career has covered some top local print media like TELL Magazine, Broad Street Journal, The Point Newspaper. The Bloomberg MEI alumni has interviewed some of the most influential figures of the IMF, G-20 Summit, Pre-G20 Central Bank Governors and Finance Ministers, Critical Communication World Conference. The multiple award winner is variously trained in business and markets journalism at Lagos Business School, and Pan-Atlantic University.

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Chike Olisah

Head, Foundation

Chike is a banker with over 11 years experience in retail and commercial banking, risk management, treasury portfolio management and relationship management. He also acquired some experience in financial management and do have some special interest in investment analysis and personal finance. He had stints with financial institutions like the former Intercontinental Bank and Fidelity Bank.


Head, Digital Media

Ogeiva holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science at the University of Greenwich, London, United Kingdom. His vast experience with Online marketing strategies and Content creation developed over a period of 7 years working as Chief Content Creator with Graphinitions Design Studio and Crane and Magic to name a few. He is currently the Head Digital Media and Creatives at Nairametrics.
Ogieva loves playing video games, graphics design and enjoys watching movies and football.
Follow Ogieva @ImasuenOgieva

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Head, Technology

Chima is a Full Stack Developer, with over 5 years experience in e-commerce, e-Learning, Real estate and Financial services, Handy experience in developing web applications and API with Model View Architecture in line with SEO standard. He is also a data analyst with love for building models to extract actionable insights from data to help businesses and organizations make informed and intelligent business decisions. Passionate about his work and eager to learn new technologies.


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Anna Urieto

Deputy Editor

Anna 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

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John Odeyemi

Deputy Editor

John is a performance poet, public speaker, educator, social commentator and a writer. He is very finicky, meticulous and eagle-eyed. He’s a Fellow of the YALI Regional Leadership Centre, West Africa, Commonwealth Open Source Leadership Training and a volunteer for many international organisations. He tweets at @odeyemi_john.

Emmanuel Abara

Lead Analyst

Emmanuel holds an MSc. in Political Science from the University of Ibadan. He is also a graduate of Philosophy & Logic (B.A honours) from the same institution. Prior to joining Nairametrics, he garnered experiences in such areas as Media/Communications, Administration and Nonprofit. And as a Business Analyst, he focuses on big corporations whose securities are listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange. He also occassionally writes about the SMEs sector in Nigeria. In his spare time, Emmanuel writes manuscripts, one of which is in the process of getting published. Keep in touch with him via emmanuel.abara@nairametrics.com.

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Head, Research

Samuel holds both first and second degree in Economics. His expertise includes Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, International Economics and finance, Development Economics and Economic Planning. As a research analyst, he has wealth of experience in quantitative macroeconomic analysis, market research, survey design and big data analysis.

He does analytical write ups on Nigeria and global economy using several analytical techniques. Stay in touch with him on his twitter handle @Sammyinfinity

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Lead Analyst

Olalekan is a certified media practitioner from the Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ). In the era of media convergence, Olalekan is a valuable asset, with ability to curate and broadcast news. His zeal to write was developed out of the passion to shape people’s thoughts and opinions; serving as a guideline for their daily lives.

Chidinma Nwabara

Business Analyst

Chidinma holds a degree in Mass communication from Caleb University Lagos and a Masters in view in Public Relations.
She strongly believes in self development which has made her volunteer with an NGO on girl child development.
She loves writing, reading and travelling.

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Onome 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.



Research Assistant

Titobioluwa is a financial Planning analyst with a flair for research. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Banking & Finance and a master’s degree in Finance from Covenant University. He is a level two candidate in his quest to be an Associate member of the chartered Institute of stockbrokers. He has over two and half years, experience working in the financial education and financial management industry.



Research Assistant

Samuel is a graduate of Statistics from Yaba College of Technology. He is a detailed business and market researcher with potential to become a capital market specialist. His versed knowledge in the use of many statistical applications in solving inherent business and economic problems has helped him evolve within a short time. Little wonder he won the award of best graduating student in his faculty.

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Anthony Ogbonna

Digital Media

Anthony holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication and a Masters in view in Journalism and Multimedia from the same institution, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN. He is a multi media expert and an Online/SEO guru. He was the former Assistant online editor at Vanguard Media Limited. He equally had a broadcasting stint with the Nigerian Television Authority, NTA. He is a prolific writer and has articles published in internal journals. He loves creating and developing multimedia contents..

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Aluko Meka Emmanuel

Social Media Analyst

Meka is a content analyst and New Media enthusiast with a diploma in digital marketing and creative publishing from CCT, Akure. A graduate of Chemistry from the University of Abuja.


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John Nwokolo


John is a graduate of Madonna University, Okija and has a B.Sc. in Accounting. He has 4 years’ experience in Audit as an Audit Staff. He joined Nairametrics in July 2018 as an Accountant. He is currently undergoing his ICAN programme which he is in his last stage (Professional level). He loves watching football, Dancing and Listening to music.