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Ugochukwu Obi-Chukwu

Founder/Lead Partner

Ugodre is the founder and Partner at Nairametrics Financial Advocates, owners of 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

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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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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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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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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



Investment Analyst

Olumide Adesina a French born Nigerian,is an Investment and Research analyst at Nairametrics Financial Advocates, owners of Olumide Adesina is a certified Investment trader with more than 13 years working experience.

His work experience covers trading commodity derivatives and analysis of global equities,currencies, commodities and fixed Income instruments. A member of the Chartered Financial Analyst Society. You can follow Olumide on twitter @tokunboadesina

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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.



Business Analyst

Ruth Okwumbu has a MSc. and BSc. in Mass Communication from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and Delta state university respectively. Prior to her role as analyst at Nairametrics, she had a progressive six year writing career.

As a Business Analyst with Narametrics, she focuses on profiles of top business executives, founders, startups and the drama surrounding their successes and challenges. You may contact her via


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Samuel is a Senior Research Analyst with over 5 years experience. He holds First and Second degrees in Applied Economics 


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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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.

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Oluwatobi is an enthusiastic and result driven professional with more than 3 years of a career track in sales and marketing. She holds undergraduate and post-graduate degrees from respectable universities in Nigeria. She loves reading and traveling.

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Kemi Ariyo


Digital Media Lead

Kemi holds a degree in Computer Science from the University of Lagos. She has experience in IT helpdesk administration with one of the Big Fours. Out of passion, she delved into digital media marketing. She has years of experience in digital media marketing and content creation. She has helped several businesses grow through digital marketing.
She is currently the Digital Media Lead Creatives at Nairametrics. She loves art… Follow her on twitter @meet_kemi.

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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.




Emmanuel is a certified SEO analyst with competencies that span content strategy, algorithm analysis and site architecture design. As a passionate learner, he has forayed into the emerging field of Neuromarketing, and has the acquired data analysis skills.

He is a history enthusiast and an adept chess player. He holds a BSc in Industrial Chemistry from the University of Ibadan.


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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.