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ATIMEnt is governed by a Board which holds the powers of administration except those vested in the General Assembly. The Board has oversight of the long-term strategic direction of ATIME, and is comprised of National Representatives (elected in each country where ATIME has more than ten members), the Executive Committee and a representative of recognised national institutes of entrepreneurship. It may also co-opt members for specific mandates.



Engr. Shuaib-Babata, Yusuf Lanre, PhD, M.Eng., B. Eng (Hons)., MNSE, MIAENG, MNIEM, MNMS,MASME, MMSN, R.Eng (COREN Nig).FCEnt,FTIME

Engr. Dr. Yusuf Lanre Shuaib-Babata, PhD, PE, was born into the noble family of Olosho Babaita on 17th June, 1969 at Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State by Alhaji Shuaib Olaiya ibn Ibrahim Babata (The Amir Ulaman of Awo-Ekiti) and Mrs Habibah Aduke Olaiya Babata. He had his primary education at Ajitadidun Nursery/Primary School, Ado-Ekiti (1973-1975), N.U.D. (Now A.U.D.) Pry School, Irona, Ado-Ekiti (1975–1980) and lastly at Alore L.S.M.B. School, Ilorin (1980–1981). He also attended Government Secondary School, Alapa – Ilorin (1981–1986) for his secondary education; School of Basic Studies, Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin (1987–1989) for Advanced Level programme; University of Ilorin, Ilorin (1990-1996 / 2000-2004) and Federal University of Technology Minna, Niger State (2014-2015) for his university education programmes. He obtained a Bachelor Degree in Engineering, B.Eng. Honours (1995/1996 academic session) and Masters of Engineering Degree, M. Eng. (2005) in Mechanical Engineering with bias in Materials/Metallurgical and Production Engineering at the University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria, and a Doctor of Philosophy Degree, PhD (2005) in Mechanical Engineering (Materials & Metallurgy Engineering) at the Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria. He also obtained Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) from National Open University of Nigeria / National Teachers’ Institute, Kaduna, Nigeria (2015). Dr. Shuaib-Babata attended several trainings, workshops and conferences in the fields of engineering and technology, education, entrepreneurship and management, such as 2nd Training the Trainers Workshop and 1st International Conference on Entrepreneurship Skill organized by the Centre for Entrepreneurship Development and Vocational Studies, and Virtual Institute of Higher Education Pedagogy (NUC). Presently, he is a Faculty Member at professorial cadre (Reader/Associate Professor) at the Department of Materials & Metallurgical Engineering, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria, where he has served as the Head of Department between August 2018 and August 2020. He is also serving the university at different administrative levels, such as Admission Committee Member (2016 – Date), Dress code and disciplinary committee member (2016 – Date), Chairman/Member Quality Assurance, among others. Earlier, he was a Faculty Member (Assistant Lecturer – Lecturer I) at the Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, Nigeria (1999-2008) and Senior Faculty Member (Lecturer I – Principal Lecturer ) at the Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria (2008-2016) at the Department of Mechanical Engineering where he had served on different academic and administrative capacities, including some skills Coordinator at the Centre for Centre for Entrepreneurship Development and Vocational Studies.

Dr. Shuaib-Babata is a Registered Engineer with the Council of Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) and member of several professional bodies, such as Nigerian Society of Engineers (MNSE), International Association of Engineers (MIAENG), Material Science and Technology Society of Nigeria (MMSN), Nigerian Metallurgical Society (MNMS), International Research & Development Institute Research & Development Network, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (MASME), National Society of Black Engineers- America (MNSBE) United kingdom and Nigerian Institution of Engineering Management (MNIEM) as well as Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship, Nigeria (ICENT) and Academy of technology innovation management and entrepreneurship (ATIME).He has more than seventy articles published at many academic publication outlets, local, national and international levels. Dr. Yusuf is an active and senior member of Scouts Association of Nigeria. Currently, he is the National Publicity Relation Officer of Material Science and Technology Society of Nigeria (MSN) and the National Treasurer of Nigerian Institution of Mining, Metallurgical and Materials Engineers, a Division of Nigerian Society of Engineers.



Tarun Pal, Ph.D., FCEnt, FCGEP,FTIME

A Renowned Researcher,World Record Holder l Researcher l Writer l Speaker l Global Peace Ambassador l Right Pathway Consultant l Honorary Doctorate in Social Education l Honorary Chancellor Dr. Tarun Pal is a well-known figure in the field of academic research and development. With a distinguished career in research and contributions to various fields, Dr. Tarun Pal has brought an extraordinary and innovative method of preserving the bodies of extinct animals and plants to the forefront of science. For several years, he has been carrying out an unparalleled endeavor. Through scientific methods, he preserves the bodies of vanishing animals and insects after their demise. His work has been recognized with numerous national and international awards and accolades, starting from his family and extending to the community.

Dr. Tarun Pal, holder of multiple academic, professional and honourary doctorate degrees completed his graduation from Sonamukhi College and M.Sc from Darjeeling Hills University. Dr. Tarun Pal is a Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship; Fellow and Council Member of Academy of Technology Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship (ATIMEnt) and Global Academy of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (GAEIN).



Morufu Babatunde Jenyo, Ph.D.,R. Engr. CPM, CFM, MNSE, MNIBE, AGIPM, FCEnt, FTIME, FCSBE

Engr. Dr. Jenyo Babatunde was born in Offa, Kwara State, Nigeria to Lamidi Opoola Jenyo and Omosolape Atoke Jenyo (Nee Sanusi Adebayo) both of blessed memory from Offa, Kwara State Nigeria. He attended St Mark’s Primary School Offa and Oyun Baptist High School, Ijagbo Kwara State, Nigeria. Jenyo Babatunde holds; Ph.D in Entrepreneurship from Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Master Degrees in Industrial Engineering from University of Ibadan and Business Administration from University of Ilorin, Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical/Computer Engineering from Federal University of Technology, Minna and National Diploma in Electrical/Electronic Engineering from Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin. Engr. Dr. M. B. Jenyo also schooled at Kainji Training Centre where he obtained certificate in Electrical System Operation. He further schooled at MediSend International, Dallas Texas in USA and South West Hospital of Third Military Medical University Chengdu, China where he obtained certificates in Biomedical Repairs and Clinical Operation of Urodynamic System respectively. .

Dr. Jenyo is a practicing engineer, registered with the Council for Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN). He is a Chartered Project and Facility Manager (CPM, CFM). Jenyo Babatunde is a member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) and served as the General Secretary and other Elective positions in the Nigerian Society of Engineers, Ilorin Branch. He also served in some committees at the NSE National level. He is a Past Chairman of the Nigeria Institute of Electrical Electronics Engineers (NIEEE), Ilorin Chapter. Engr. Jenyo Babatunde is an associate member of Global Institute of Project Management (GIPM) and member International Association of Engineers (IAENG). He had worked for several years; as a Lecturer at the Department of Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Kwara State Polytechnic Ilorin. He was an adjunct lecturer with; University of Ilorin, Ekiti State University, Institute of Higher Studies Kwara State College of Education, Lafiaji and University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital School Nursing. At present, Engr. Dr. Jenyo is an adjunct lecturer with Federal University, Oye-Ekiti. His early work experience was as a Power Generation System’s Electrical Operator at Kainji Hydro Power Station, New-Bussa. Dr. M. B. Jenyo is at present, a Deputy Director in University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital as Head- Electrical engineering unit. He also engaged in consultancy services to firms and facilities. .

Engineer M. B. Jenyo served as a COREN resource for the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) for a number of years regarding the accreditation of polytechnic engineering programmes. Engr. M. B. Jenyo, a humanitarian, joined the Rotary family as a chartered member of the Rotaract Club of New-Bussa Community Based in 1990–1991 and progressed through the ranks to become President Rotaract Club of Federal University of Technology Minna and District Rotaract Representative (D9130) in the year of "Mankind is My Business" (2001–2002). He presided over Rotary Club of Ilorin-Sunrise, D9125 as its Chartered President in the 2018–19 Rotary year. Oluwajenyo, Eniola, and AnjolaOluwa are three of Jenyo Baba's beautiful offspring from a happy marriage to Bola Olufunke Jenyo. He is a Science, Engineering and Technology (SET) Entrepreneur of great repute. Engr. Morufu Jenyo is a Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship; Fellow and Council Member of Academy of Technology Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship (ATIMEnt) and African Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ACSBEnt). .



Oluwatoyin Odebode, Ph.D, SCGEP, FCISBE

Odebode Oluwatoyin Oluwaseyi is a seasoned educational instructor, capable of achieving set course objectives and goal-oriented. She holds a Ph.D. in Measurement and Evaluation. A Lecturer at Centre for Entrepreneurship Development, Yaba College of Technology Lagos, Nigeria. An Associate Member of International Institute for Policy Review and Development Strategies and a Senior Member of the Global Academy of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (GAEIN) and Fellow of Female in Innovation, Small Business and Entrepreneurship (FISBE). She has authored and co-authored a number of both Local and International Journal Publications. Her recent publication is titled; Entrepreneurs Response to the 2020 Pandemic: Impact on Business Activities of SMEs in Lagos State. (2022).




Dr. Lukman Raimi is an Assistant Professor at the Universiti Brunei Darussalam in the Department of Entrepreneurship. Previously, he was the Chair of Entrepreneurship, the Coordinator Graduate Program SBE and Assistant Director Centre for Entrepreneurship at the American University of Nigeria. He holds a PhD in Entrepreneurship & CSR from Leicester Business School, De Montfort University Leicester, UK; Bsc in Economics; MSc in Economics, MSc in Industrial Relations & Personnel Management; and a PGDE (Business Education). He is an Entrepreneurship Educator, Activator and Facilitator trained at the Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI), Ahmedabad, India under the World Bank-Step B Project. He had undergone a special training in Enterprise Education for Employability at the Pan Atlantic University, Lagos Nigeria under the British Council’s sponsorship. He is an alumnus of Cumberland Lodge, Windsor, United Kingdom having participated in the 2014 Residential Mentoring. He attended the Experiential Classroom XX for Entrepreneurship Educators at the University of Tampa, Tampa, Florida, US. He is a member of the following Professional bodies: Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship (ICENT), Fellow - 2015; Institute of Management Consultants, Fellow, 2019; The Academy of Management Nigeria, Member, 2018; Institute of Islamic Finance Professionals of Nigeria, Fellow, 2017; African Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ACSBE), Fellow – 2021; and The Global Academy of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (GAEIN) Fellow – 2021. Dr. Lukman has over 35 published articles, and had delivered conferences/seminar papers in Turkey, Malaysia, Ghana, Togo, India, Belfast, Leicester, US. His publications are listed in Scopus, Researchgate and Google Scholar with growing citations. He was honored with the Best PhD Thesis Award for Facultyo of Business and Law, De Montfort University, Leicester UK. His paper titled “Corporate social responsibility, waqf system and zakat system as faith-based model for poverty reduction”, was awarded Highly Commendable Academic Paper by World Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, UK. His collaborative research in CSR was awarded Highly Commended Paper at the International Conference on Business and Economics (ICBE2018), Seoul, South Korea, June 25-27, 2018. His ongoing research focuses on Medical Entrepreneurship, Family Business, Community Entrepreneurship and Informal Entrepreneurship.



Ibraheem A. Abdul, PhD, FCGEP,FTIME

Dr. Ibraheem Adedotun Abdul is the current Rector of Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH). He was until his appointment, the Director of Open Distance and Flexible E-Learning(formerly, Flexible Skills Development Centre) of the College. He was also a former Head, Department of Mechanical Engineering, in addition to serving as Chairman and member of important and strategic management and academic board committees. Dr. Abdul, a native of Ado-Odo-Otta in Ogun State was born in 1965. He joined the service of Yaba College of Technology in 1993 as Lecturer 2 and rose steadily to become a chief lecturer in 2012.

An entrepreneurial engineer, he holds doctorate degree in Engineering and is a member of several professional bodies which include:
1. Fellow, Global Academic of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (GAEIN-
2. Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineer (IEEE)
3. Registered Member, Council of Registered Engineers in Nigeria (COREN)
4. Corporate member, Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE)
5. Fellow Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship (ICEnt)
6. Fellow Academy of Technology Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship (ATIMEnt)

Dr. Abdul, a scholar of high repute and immense quality has published valuable and scholarly papers in both local and international journals.



Prof.Dr.Isgm.Soke. Dinh Ngoc Huy, PhD, FCEnt, FCGEP

Founder, World Martial Arts Science University, Vietnam | Country Representative (Vietnam), Prime Light University, USA; Fellow, Council Member and Vietnam representative (ICEnt, and GAEIN)



Prof. Rafael Bisaliev, Ph.D., FCEnt, FTIME,FCGEP

Full Professor, DSc., PhD (Psychiatry), MA International Relations, MD, Psychologist | Fellow and Council Member, ATIME and GAEIN | Deputy Vice Chancellor, Research and Development, Prime Light University, USA




Dr Siham El-Kafafi is the founder of Arrows Research Consultancy Limited. She is an entrepreneur, educator and businesswoman who is passionate about making a difference in the lives of her students and clients. She started her company in June 2014 with the aim of sharing her mentoring, training and coaching experience through tailored programs serving her clients and their needs. Siham El-Kafafi has a wide industry and consultancy experience in the medical, manufacturing and service industry besides being an academic for the past 21 years. Her teaching experience plays a leadership role in the creation of high quality student experience in a wide range of business courses. Siham is running her own business Arrows Research Consultancy Limited, providing consultancy work for both corporate organisations and educational institutions since June 2014. Siham holds a PhD from The University of Waikato, New Zealand, a Masters in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education from Auckland University of Technology, a Masters of Public Administration from the American University in Cairo and Bachelors of Art in English Literature with Honors from Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt. Siham has over 100 publications in journal articles, book chapters and conference proceedings besides being on the editorial boards for various national and international journals, on board of examiners and award committees. . She is the co-editor of the “Handbook of Research on Indigenous Knowledge and Bi-Culturalism in Global Context, published by IGI Global Publishers in early 2019. Siham is a highly effective communicator, experienced in educational and research mentoring and coaching, knowledgeable in her field, passionate about people development and their lifelong learning experience. She has efficiency and accuracy in meeting deadlines and requirements with knowledge of quality assurance requirements. She translates theory into practical solutions that can result in a significant impact on growth. Siham does research in: - Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Organisational Culture - Leadership and its impact on organizational behavior, sustainability and success - Service quality in various contexts and industries - Corporate social responsibility and business ethics - Adult education pedagogy - Educational Leadership - Educational Assessment and Adult Education. An example of Siham's Conference presentations entitled: 'Applying gamification in an educational website: an open innovation case can be viewed on:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y9Yl3H5v_3Y' She is a Fellow/ Council Member, Academy of Technology Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship (ATIME); African Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ACSBE), International Institute of Female Entrepreneurship (IIFEM) and The Global Academy of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (GACEINN).



Engr, Dr. Ibrahim Muritala, PhD (Dr.-Ing.), MSPE), COREN), MNSE, MNSChE, FTIME, FCGEP

Dr. Ibrahim Kolawole Muritala is an engineer with over a decade history of work, and research experience in higher education institutions, research sector, energy, oil and gas industry. He is a graduate of Technical University Bergakademie Freiberg, where he specialized in energy process engineering and chemical engineering. He holds MSc. in Process Engineering and Plant Design from Brandenburg Technical University (BTU) Cottbus, Germany as well as BSc. in Chemical and Polymer Engineering from the Lagos State University (LASU), Lagos, Nigeria. Dr. Ibrahim supports the development of cutting-edge innovations through solar chemical engineering research projects of the German Aerospace Center – Institute of Solar Research, headquartered in Cologne. There, he engaged in the development of innovative technologies ranging from the production of aviation fuel and hydrogen via solar energy, application of concentrated solar power (CSP) technology for process heat, which is used for electricity generation, thermochemical cycle processes for chemicals and hydrogen production as well as several carbon dioxide emission reduction and utilization strategies among others. Dr. Ibrahim formerly works the Institute of Low-Carbon Industrial Processes – Cottbus / Zittau, German Aerospace Center as a researcher and project leader where he manages international research and technological development projects. He provides decarbonization technological interventions for energy-intensive processes in key industries like petroleum refining, chemical, petrochemicals and cement, steel production. Aside offering teachings to industrial organizations in the areas of hydrogen production, storage, transport and utilization technologies as well as other related topics. He is a member of international professional organizations like Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), the Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers (NSChE) and the Nigerian Institution of Environmental Engineers (NIEE).

He has published in several international journals with some co-patents from his R&D collaborations. He is also a fellow of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) - African Good Governance Network (AGGN). He is a co-founder several initiatives including: AFRIDAT Innovation & Research GmbH, Germany – an international development consulting and research firm as well as Life Learning Development e.V. (Duisburg, Germany) – a knowledge sharing, upskilling and capacity development platform that focus on the SDGs and mentoring of several Africans and others globally. Dr. Ibrahim is a visiting scholar and adjunct lecturer / faculty, co-supervisor at some universities in Africa and Europe where he lectures and co-supervise students at post-graduate level. For example, Taita Taveta University, Kenyan – German Centre for Mining, Environmental Engineering and Resource Management (CEMEREM), Kenya, the Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences, Coal City University (CCU) – Enugu, Nigeria, the West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASSCAL) - Doctoral Research Program on Climate Change and Energy (DRP-CCE) & West-African and German new initiative on Green Hydrogen Programs - International Master Program in Energy and Green Hydrogen/ WASCAL (IMP-EGH), the World Bank African Centre of Excellence for Oilfield Chemicals Research, the Energy Access and Renewable Energy Technology EA-RET, Offshore Technology Institute, the Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Nigeria just to mention a few.

He contributed in the development of hydrogen policy document for some African countries, especially the ongoing process of shaping the hydrogen market. Dr. Ibrahim consults for several working groups to foster partnerships for the hydrogen global market and he currently works with H2scan Corporation, USA as the Hydrogen Economy Specialist – Global, where he manages multistakeholder engagements in the areas of technology transfer, standardization and certification of several equipment in the hydrogen value chain, policy drafting and business development. Dr. Ibrahim Muritala is a Germany based Nigerian Engineer and Senior Researcher and Project manager at the German Aerospace Centre. He is a Science, Engineering and Technology (SET) Entrepreneur of global repute. Engr. Muritala is an advocate of inclusion of renewable energy systems into Nigeria’s Engineering academic curriculum, which he believes will not only resolve energy challenges but also improve the country’s economy. He is a Fellow and Council Member of Academy of Technology Innovation Management And Entrepreneurship (ATIMEnt); the Global Academy of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (GAEIN).



Akeem O. Salami PhD, FIMC, FCEnt, FCSBE, FCGPE

He is a cerebral multiple academic award-winner professor of operations research and business management at Department of Entrepreneurial Studies, Osun State University, Osogbo, Nigeria. Prof. Akeem Salami is a born entrepreneurship teacher, consultant and mentor, educational administrator and academic leader of international repute. He is a renowned operations researcher, management scientist and strategist, quantitative analyst, entrepreneurial mentor and consultant of great repute, with research focus on Operations Research, Business Management and Entrepreneurship. Akeem Salami has many journal publications both at home and abroad and presented papers at conferences both at home and abroad. A professional par excellence, he has participated in a number of consultancy researches that involved field works, large data handling and reporting. He is a Fellow, Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship, Nigeria, Fellow of African Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship and Fellow of Global President of The Global Academy of Entrepreneurship and Innovation and Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the institute’s African Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management (AJENTS). He was the Dean, College of Management Sciences (COLMAS), Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta.



Engr. Prof. Dr. Solomon Ediriverere Esomu, Ph.D, Post Ph.D, MNSE,COREN,MNIEEE,MCPN, FCEnt, FTIME, FCSBE, FCGEP

Prof. Dr. Solomon Ediriverere Esomu is a Registered Engineer and Professor of Computer Systems Engineering & Bioinformatics | Provost, College of Health Sciences and Engineering Technology POMA University, Porto Novo, Republic of Benin.| Nigerian Chair, Ballsbridge University, Roseau, Dominica. He is an ICT Entrepreneur of international repute. Engr. Prof. Dr. Solomon Esomu is a Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship (ICEnt); Fellow and Council Member of Academy of Technology Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship (ATIMEnt); African Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ACSBEnt) and the Global Academy of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (GAEIN)




A thoroughbred scientist and bio-entrepreneur/biotechnology entrepreneur with research interest in Environmental Biotechnology, Fats and oils Technology, Surfactants and Cosmetic Technology, Natural Products Chemistry and Entrepreneurship. Aliyu is is well-versed in recombinant DNA Technology. He is a member, Committee of Deans and Directors (CODD) and the Acting Director of Entrepreneurship Development Centre, Federal University Gusau, Nigeria. He is a Member International Society for Development and Sustainability; Member Scientific and Technical Research Association; Member World Association for Scientific Research and Technical Innovation; Associate Member Institute of Science Laboratory Technology; Member Asia-Pacific Chemical, Biological& Environmental Engineering Society ; Member Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Member Institute of Chartered Chemists of Nigeria and Fellow Institute of Classic Entrepreneurs.

Aliyu Warra is an award winning author with:
1. TetFund Publication Award for the publication of the book titled “Shea Butter Chemical Composition, Quality Characteristics and its Personal care Applications”. 2017
2. TetFund Publication Award for the publication of the book titled” Cosmetic Potential of oil Extracts from Seeds and Nuts Commonly Found in Nigeria vol, 1”. 2012
3. TetFund Research Grant on Production of skin and hair care products from Indigenous shea nut (Vitellaria paradoxa) fat. 2012/2013



Abdulsalam Jibril Ph.D,ANIM,MAMN,FCEnt

A professor of Entrepreneurship with the Department of Entrepreneurship studies, Faculty of Administration, Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Nigeria. He holds ND in Business Administration and Management from Benue State Polytechnic Ugbokolo,(1992,) a B.Sc. in Business Administration from ABU, Zaria(1998) M.B.A. from University of Maiduguri (2006) and PhD from Trinity College, Seychelles now (American Trinity University California (2009) respectively. He has contributed more than forty three research articles in International and National refereed business journals and books. He participated and presented research papers in both National and International conferences. Prof. Jibril also presented keynote papers in conferences. He has industrial exposure and worked in different positions for couple of years, Dogab Aluminum. He worked at Adamawa State University, Mubi where he was Dean, Faculty of Management Sciences for two Terms (2010 to 2015) and Director, Entrepreneurship Development Centre,2016 to 2018.Presently appointed as a Director, Entrepreneurship Development Centre (EDC) of Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Nigeria in 2018 to date He was a visiting Lecturer/professor in Kogi State University, Ayigba, Modibbo Adama University of Technolgy,Yola and Taraba State University, Jalingo respectively. He has supervised over twenty Postgraduate students to his credit. His current interest includes Entrepreneurial Marketing Management and skill services. He has taught over 50 courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Prof. Jibril is married with children. He is a Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship, Nigeria and Editor-in-Chief of African Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management (AJENTS).



Ademola H. Adele, Ph.D., CMIPMA, FCEn, FTIME, FCGEP, FCSBE

An Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship, UK-trained Management and Entrepreneurship Expert. A world-class Academic Entrepreneur, Small Business Manager and Licensed Management Strategist and of great standing. He is seasoned academics and Senior Lecturer at Department of Management and Accounting Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Nigeria, with about two decades of teaching, research, management and academic leadership. His research orientation is multidisciplinary with focus on Strategic Management and Social Entrepreneurship. He is currently the Director of Entrepreneurship Development Centre, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso. He is a Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship; Fellow of African Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship and Fellow of The Global Academy of Entrepreneurship and Innovation and Editor-in-Chief - African Journal of Entrepreneurship and Business Studies Small Business Management (AJENTS).



Sunday A. Bello Ph.D, M.Sc, B.Sc, MNIM, FCEnt, FCSBE, FCGPE

Sunday Ade Bello, popularly called Bello is a multi-talented, analytical and highly qualified Management/Education Specialist with expertise in Consultancy, Education Management, Lecturing/Facilitation, Curriculum Development, Creative Thinking, Research, Examination Management, Human Resources Management, Entrepreneurial Training, Project Management, Office Administration, Corporate Governance, Dispute Resolution, Policy Formulation and Implementation. A Ph.D. Student of Development Finance at Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State and, Authoritative Management Trainer and Examiner with research orientation in Poverty Alleviation Strategies, Gender Mainstreaming, Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises Financing, Business Management, Entrepreneurial Management, Entrepreneurial Finance, and Entrepreneurial Economics. A well-organized and a quality-minded individual with excellent interpersonal communication, presentation skills, and leading ability in the development of innovative solutions as well as possess demonstrated ability to learn and savvy new technology, easily adapt to changes and manages tasks and/or projects effectively and efficiently. Bello holds a Master of Science degree in Finance from the University of Lagos and, a Bachelor of Science degree in Banking and Finance from Lagos State University in 2007 and 2004 respectively. Bello is the current Chief Executive of WorkLife Training Professionals (owner of PRACTITECH and Retire Well Club). WLTP is a conglomeration of management experts and consultants in Corporate Training, Business Advisory Services, Recruitment, Leadership Development Services, Educational Management, Information and Communication Technology Services, Human Capital Management, Accounting and Entrepreneurship Training. He was the Registrar, International Vocational, Technical and Entrepreneurship College, (IVTEC), Ajase-Ipo, Kwara State, an educational institution initiated by the Kwara State Government as a novel experiment to redefine vocational and technical education through a holistic approach to bridge the skills gap and elevate the individual. Sunday A. Bello before joining IVTEC was the Head, Management Education, and Control at the Nigerian Institute of Management (chartered) responsible for the coordination of the following programmes/examinations; NIM-NYSC Strategic Partnership, Management Professional Examinations (MPE), Professional Diploma in Management (PDM), Student Scheme (a training/examination collaboration programme with more than twenty higher Institutions), Postgraduate Diploma in Management run in collaboration with Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife as well as University of Ibadan. Bello is a Lecturer/Consultant/Facilitator with the Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered) and several other organizations and States such as Lagos State Government Entrepreneurship programme (Ready, Set, Work), State of Osun, Nigerian Deposit Insurance Company (NDIC), Gombe State Local Government Service Commission, NEM Insurance PLC, Confluence Business School, Beldag Management Consultants, to mention but few. Bello has delivered several papers on General Management, Human Resources Management, Marketing and Finance, some of the notable organizations/ programmes he has facilitated include: Training for All Local Government Functionaries organized by the Presidency, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, November, 2019, Annual Lecture and Award Night organized by the Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered), Port Harcourt Chapter, November, 2019, Training for All Area Tax Managers organized by Kogi State Internal Revenue Service, November, 2019, Annual Lecture Christened Success Strategy with Dr. Yemisi Adeyeye, Ilorin, Kwara State, November, 2019, Study Tour to Kwara State of the Participants of Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji, hosted by the Kwara State Governor, November, 2018, Senior Staff Training, Nigerian Deposit Insurance Company (NDIC), May, July, and August, 2017, Matriculation Lecture, The Polytechnic Igbo-Owu, Ilorin, Kwara State, 2017, Senior Staff Training, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board,(NCDMB) NECA, Lagos, 2016, Management Retreat, Niger –Delta Development Commission (NDDC) – Benin, 2014 ,Management Retreat, Nigerian Copyright Commission – Abuja, 2013, Nigerian Broadcasting Commission Training – Kwara, 2013, Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria – Abuja, 2013, Lagos State Government Senior Staff Training – Alausa, 2013, Products and Pipelines Marketing Company – 2013, AIT Training- Alagbado, 2012, Benin-Owena River Basin Development Authority – Benin and Akure, 2012, State of Osun Leadership/Management Training for All Political Appointees, Local Government Executive Officers, Treasurers and Head of Personnel, 2011-2012, NIM Team Leader, Olabisi Onabanjo Teaching Hospital Recruitment and Promotion – Sagamu, 2010 Bello is a Project Supervisor for the NIM-OAU Postgraduate Diploma in Management, NIM-UI Postgraduate Diploma in Management and Professional Diploma in Management. He lectures; Business Ethics, and Social Responsibility, Management Case Analysis, Comparative Management, Managerial Finance and Principles of Economics at NIM-NYSC strategic partnership programme as well as Management Professional Examination programme. Also, he lectures Management at NIM-OAU postgraduate Diploma in Management, Research Methodology and Management Practice/Seminar at NIM-University of Ibadan PGDM programme, Economics at Ladoke Akintola University, Lagos Study Centre. He is a Trainer with New Creation University of Science and Technology, The Gambia. He sets and moderates examination questions and Marking schemes for some notable professional bodies also act as external examiner/moderator with some Polytechnics. Sunday Ade Bello has held the following leadership position and Board membership; Governing Council Member, International Vocational, Technical and Entrepreneurship College (IVTEC), 2017-2019, Governing Council Member, Institute of Classic Entrepreneurs, 2017 to date, Director of Publicity, Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship, Nigeria (ICENT) – 2017 – Date, Chairman, NIM-Bowen University Project Team, 2014, Member, Management Education and Development Committee – 2014- 2017, Pioneer HOD (Visiting), Banking and Finance, New Creation University, The Gambia-2013-2015, Chairman, Curriculum Review Committee – 2010-2017, Member, Board of Examiners – 2009 – 2017, Team Leader, NIM-PGDM/PDM Project defense team – 2009 –2017, Team Member, NIM Annual Conference project Team, 2010-2017, Member, Board of Trustees – 2004 –2017, Pioneer Chairman, NIM –Non Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) – 2004-2011. Sunday Ade Bello is a Fellow, Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship, Nigeria; Member, Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered) and Associate Member, Nigerian Institute of Training and Development. Bello has a pet project of organizing work life training for young graduates to prepare them for the world of work and/or entrepreneurship. He is a Board Member of Journal of Global Economic and Business and Eurasian Journal of Business and Economics.



Bilkisu Aminu Shinkafi, Ph.D, MSAN, MZSN, MSTAN, MFISON, MASN, MCAFAN, FCEnt, FTIME,

She has been in lecturing profession from 1995 to date and within the period has taught many courses and supervised several undergraduate and postgraduate projects related to her area of specialization. She has also published several papers in reputable national and international journals, attended various conferences and workshops, belonged to many relevant professional associations and rendered appropriate community services. She has also handled various administrative duties and served in several boards and committees in Usman Danfodiyo University, Sokoto and Federal University, Gusau. The Dean has reviewed several articles for academic journals and is an external examiner for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes of some Universities. She is an active member of many Islamic and community organizations. A notable academic, renowned Professor of Fishery Management and Aquaculture and female entrepreneurship trail blazer, she is one of the pioneers for the establishment of Centre for Entrepreneurial Development, Federal University Gusau and still the Chairperson of the Centre’s advisory committee. She is presently an appointed member for the establishment of Zamfara State University. An erudite scholar and professional par excellence, she is a Member, Science Association of Nigeria;, Member, Zoological Society of Nigeria; Member, Science Teachers’ Association of Nigeria; Member, Fisheries Society of Nigeria; Member, Agricultural Society of Nigeria; Member, Catfish Farmers’ Association of Nigeria and Fellow, Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship, Nigeria among others. Professor Bilkisu, a resourceful and cerebral aquaculture entrepreneur had at various times been Head of Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture; Member, Faculty Board of Science, Member, Faculty Board of Agriculture; Chairman, Faculty of Agriculture Admissions Committee; Dean, Faculty of Science and Member, University Social Ethics Committee, among others at her alma mater - the prestigious Uthman Dan Fodio University, Sokoto. A born teacher, educational administrator and manager of great repute, she is a former Deputy Vice Chancellor and Member, Governing Council, Federal University Gusau, Zamfara State. She is currently a Professor at the Department of Biological Sciences, University of Abuja, Nigeria.A woman of great virtues, she is happily married to Professor Abdullahi Shinkafi (the Secretary to the State Government, Zamfara State) with blessed children. Her hobbies are reading and travelling. Hajiya Bilkisu speaks Hausa, English, Arabic and Fulfulde fluently. She is a Fellow/ Council Member, Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship (ICEnt) and Academy of Technology Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship (ATIME).




A well versed Mathematician, Computer Scientist and Malaysian-trained Doctor of Computer Science. A world-class Technopreneur, Expert in Cryptography, Network Security, Data Mining and Machine Learning. A seasoned academics and Lecturer at Department of Cyber Security Science Department, Federal University of Technology, Minna Niger State Nigeria, with about two decades of teaching, research, management and academic leadership. His research orientation is multidisciplinary with focus on Network Security Machine Learning Data Mining and Computational Intelligence. He is a member of Computer Professional Registration Council of Nigeria, Nigeria Computer Society, Global Development Network and International Association of Engineer among others. He is a Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship, Nigeria and the Zonal Editor (North Central) - African Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management (AJENTS).



Engr. Anthony F. Ikogwe, MTENT,MSAE,FCEnt,FTIME

Anthony Friday Ikogwe was born on the 2nd of September, 1967 at Ode Irele in Irele Local Government Area of Ondo State, Nigeria. He attended Arerin Grammar School, Ode Irele in Ondo State, Nigeria where he back the West African Secondary Certificate (WASC) in 1985. He went further through the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) where he was trained as a Motor Vehicle Mechanic in UTC Technical Training Centre, Wharf Road, Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria. He work as a Motor Vehicle Mechanic with UTC Service Operations, Sapele Road, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria. He has attended various training in the Automobile field at home and abroad which made him rose to the position of a Workshop Service Engineer with UTC Motors Limited. He went further to London in United Kingdom for further studies with City and Guilds of London Institutes where he was awarded Motor Vehicle Technicians part III and the Full Technological Certificate (FTC) in Automobile Engineering in 1995. He proceeded for the National Youth Service Corps in 1996/97 where he served as a Youth Corper with Nigeria Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) a Subsidiary of NNPC, 62, Sapele Road, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria. .

During his National Youth Service at Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) he was the Technical Officer at the NPDC in-house Motor Vehicle Mechanic Workshop where he used his technical expertise to maintain and repair most of the company vehicle at the in-house Motor Vehicle Mechanic Workshop in 1996/97. Engr. Tony Ikogwe is an Internationally-acclaimed Technology Entrepreneur, Automobile Engineer and Member of Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE International). A renowned Insurance Engineer, Engineer’s Accessor, Accident Inspector, Loss Adjuster and Service Estimator. A well-versed Automotive Diagnostician, Consultant and Trainer. He is the Managing Director of Ikogwe Automobile Works located at 6, Ewemade Street, KM6 Sapele Road, Benin City. Edo State, a company that is into Sales and Service of all kind of Vehicles since 1996. He is the CEO Ikogwe International Limited a travel and Tours Company which services includes placement of Students in University and colleges across the globe, Visa Advisory, Airline Ticketing, Hotel Reservation and Booking. He has also traveled far and near to major countries of the world which some major cities in North America, United Kingdom, Europe, Asia, West Africa and East Africa. .

He is a member of International Consultants for Education and Fairs (ICEF) in Germany, He is a Member of Society of Automotive Engineers U.S.A. He is a fellow of the Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship, Fellow and Council Member of Academy of Technology Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship and Council Member College of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management. He is also a member of Association of Agents for Overseas Studies Recruitment of Nigeria (AAFOSRON). He is the founder of Ikogwe Friday Education and Skill Foundation popularly known as IFES Foundation. A foundation founded for Skill acquisition and empowerment for the youth. .



Maruf Owolabi Yusuf MBA,,SMCEnt, FTIME

A well-versed Computer Scientist and trained instructor of about two decades. He is an award-winner technopreneurship mentor, public speaker and motivational talker. Multi-talented and multi-skilled Owolabi is an information scientist, Script Writer, Software Developer, General IT Consultant, Computer Maintenance and Data Management expert, Website Engineer, Organization System Analyst, Project Manager and Professional Teacher. He is currently a System Analyst/Computer Programmer at the ICT unit of Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) Zaria.




A renowned Doctor of Technopreneurship, he is an academic entrepreneur, corporate entrepreneur and eloquent public speaker par excellence. Muhammad Mansur is an internationally-acclaimed entrepreneurship mentor, consultant, master trainer of trainers and former Acting Director of Entrepreneurship- Airforce Institute of Technology, Kaduna, Nigeria. An Oracle Certified Associate Database Administrator 11g and Information Technology wizard of international repute; he holds triple Master’s degrees (including M.Phil in Entrepreneurship) and Ph.D. in Entrepreneurship (Technopreneurship Option) from the famous Kampala International University, Uganda. With outstanding expertise in technology entrepreneurship, corporate entrepreneurship, strategic entrepreneurship, edupreneurship, his research orientation is multidisciplinary with focus on technology entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial finance, youth entrepreneurship and empowerment, job creation and poverty eradication with emphasis on academic entrepreneurship, corporate entrepreneurship and strategic entrepreneurship. He is a Member, Nigerian Computer Society; Fellow, Institute of Public Speaking, Nigeria; and Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship, Nigeria as well as an Associate Editor - African Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management (AJENTS). He is currently with Maryam Abacha American University and Vice President/ Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic) College of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management (CESBM).




Matthew Olugbemiga Ilori Ph.D, NIFST, FSM, FCEnt, FTIME

Matthew Olugbenga Ilori, a cerebral and award winner Professor of Technology Management of great repute, obtained his B.Sc. Chemistry and M.Sc., Food Science and Technology in 1979 and 1983 respectively from University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University), Ile Ife, Nigeria. He obtained his Ph.D. in Food Technology from University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He was a Senior Research Fellow/ acting director of the Technology Planning Unit – a postgraduate unit whicg runs master’s and doctoral level programmes in technology management at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria. Professor Ilori was the director of African Institute for Science Policy and Innovation and currently director of Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer Office, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife. His fields of interest include food processing, brewing science and technology, technology policy, planning and management, industrial technology management, innovation management, science and technology entrepreneurship. Prof. Ilori is a Member: Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology; Fellow of Institute of Strategic Management of Nigeria; Fellow, Institute of Business Diplomacy and Financial Management; Fellow, Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship, Nigeria and Fellow, Academy of technology innovation management and entrepreneurship among others.


Isaac Oluwajoba Abereijo, Ph.D, FTIME, FCEnt, FCSBE, FCGEP

Isaac Oluwajoba Abereijo is a highly articulate Professor of Technology Management with Institute for Entrepreneurship and Development Studies, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria. He was a consultant, trainer, and researcher with Centre for Industrial Industrial Research and Development (CIRD) of of the same institution. Abereijo is an experienced and entrepreneurship and small business consultant of international repute who has attended seminar, trainings and workshops on innovation, entrepreneurship and small business development both within and outside Nigeria. He has published several academic papers in local academic journals in Nigeria, within Africa, and also in USA, South America, and Asia; in the areas of small business finance, ICT in SMEs, and technological innovation in SMEs.His research interest is in Technological entrepreneurship and innovation. He is an Associate Member, Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM);. Member, International Council for Small Business (ICSB), Nigeria Chapter; . Full Member, Institute of Data Processing Management of Nigeria (IDPM); Member, Gate2Growth Academic Network in Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Finance (European Commission’s Innovation Policy; Member, African Incubation Network and Fellow/ Council Member, Academy of Technology Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship (ATIMEnt); African Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ACSBEnt) and The Global Academy of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (GAEIN).



Rafael Bisaliev, PhD,FCEnt, FTIME,FCGEP

Prof. Rafael Bisaliev IS a Full Professor, Medical Doctor, Doctor of Philosophy and Doctor of Science. Qualified from Astrakhan State Medical Academy; (Astrakhan, Russia); Saint Petersburg State Medical Institute; (Saint Petersburg, Russia) and Federal State Budgetary Institution "National Medical Research Center of Psychiatry and Addictions named after V.P. Serbsky" of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation; (Moscow, Russia). Working experience of more than 20 years of Clinical, Pedagogical and Research. He is experienced in Hospitals and International Universities and over 8 Years of Administrative Activities. As from the year 2000 until now he works as a Psychiatrist in Hospitals. At the same time he does his research in Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, and Pedagogy. He has held several positions, among which are : Head of Department to Vice President (PROVOST, Deputy Vice Chancellor) of Academic Affairs and Research. His experiences includes management of Academic and Research activities in different Institutions with the British System of Education and American Education System. Lectures to Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students. My main goal and interests is to share my experience and knowledge with professionals. I am an Author of 11 Text Books, 08 Monographs and 235 Articles in Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology and Pedagogy. I have supervised 05 PHD students. Currently I am supervising another 02 PHD students, 01 in Clinical Psychology and 01 in Social Psychology. He is a Fellow of Academy of Technology Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship (ATIME) ; Fellow of The Global Academy of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (GAEIN) and Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship (ICEnt).



Engr. Dr. Salihu Yaru, PhD, MNSE, COREN, FCEnt, FTIME, FCGEP, FCPEL


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