Prof. Hakeem Ajonbadi AKA Ajons is a committed, energetic, passionate and proactive lecturer with over 20 years experiences in leading United Kingdom, Belgium, and Nigerian academic institutions; teaching students from diverse socio-cultural backgrounds. He is also a seasoned entrepreneur both in theory and practice, which makes his personality one which accords him a variety of attributes which include but is not limited to being an excellent administrator, a motivational speaker with alluring verbal communication and written skills along with constructive and effective teaching methods that promote stimulating environments. Prof. Ajonbadi holds a bachelor degree in Economics (B.Sc. (Hons.) with a second-class upper division from Lagos State University in 1994 and another bachelor degree in Law (LL.B (Hons.)) from the same university in 2003. He was at the University of Lagos where he had his Master degrees in Business Administration (MBA with specialisation in Finance) in 1998/1999, Master of Science in Management (M.Sc.) in 1999/2000 and another in Master of Science in Marketing (M.Sc.) in 2000/2001. He proceeded to Belgium where he also had his Master in Business Information Management (MIB) at Vrije University, Brussel in 2003/2004 and later to Vlekho Business School where he had his Master in International Business in 2004/2005. Upon completion, he proceeded to the United Kingdom where he bagged his Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Management with specialisation in Human Resource Management and Organisation Development at the prestigious University of Wales in 2012 Hakeem Ajonbadi is also a fellow and member of various professional bodies some of which are the Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship of Nigeria (FCEnt, FCSBE, FCGEP), Corporate Institute of Administration, Nigeria (FCIA), Institute of Commercial Management, United Kingdom (FInstCM), African Center for Resource Studies (FAcrs), British Academy of Management, Institute of Leadership Management, United Kingdom (MIsntLM), Nigeria Institute of Management (MNIM), and the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria. Prof. Ajonbadi started his academic career with the Lagos State University where he was retained upon successful completion of his first degree. He started as a Graduate assistant in Economics department of the university, and later appointed as the Academic Facilitator to the MBA coordinator. He moved to the faculty of Management Sciences in the same university and continued as a lecturer in Business Administration. He was appointed as the pioneer Coordinator of Business Administration degree (part-time programme) in the year 2000. He left the country to further his studies abroad as the youngest Senate Member in the university. His academic career exposed him to lecture MBA courses at the Interuniversity Institute for Training and Development (IITD) in Belgium, University of Gloucestershire in the United Kingdom, Schiller University in London, London City College, CECOS London College, London School of Management & Technology, London Academy for Higher Education, London Academic Business School (LABS), and Kwara State University, Nigeria. He served in various capacities while at these schools as a lecturer, course advisor, head of department and even became a Registrar. He was an ‘Assistant Professor’ at the Higher Colleges of Technology, Ruwais Campus, Abu Dhabi, UAE where within a year of joining the university, he was appointed a programme coordinator for Quality Management in Business Division for four campuses asides being the system course team leader for three courses - Microeconomics, Business Ethics, and Business & Commercial law. Prof. Ajonbadi is not only a seasoned lecturer but also a professional Management Consultant of international repute. He is a Senior Management Consultant for a number of European Organisations on corporate training in Business, Management, Marketing, Law and related courses. The organisations he consults for include TAPS (Taking a Positive Step) Management Academy, London Academy Business School, Zenith Consults, Difiglands International, among others. He is well travelled as his career had taken him to over twenty-five countries around the globe. Given his entrepreneurial prowess and business acumen being an astute business analyst, he was appointed as the Director of the Centre for Entrepreneurship at the Kwara State University, (KWASU) Malete, Kwara State, Nigeria; a position he held until he left Nigeria again in 2017 for the United Arab Emirate. He is the Executive Director of the London Corporate Advantage Consulting, a management-training institute that is registered and operated in Nigeria and the United Kingdom. Given his entrepreneurial hunger and urge to awaken and gravitate the youths towards the unending benefits of entrepreneurship, he contributed immensely to the growth of the Centre for Entrepreneurship in the Kwara State University, Malete, where entrepreneurship is made a compulsory course for all the students in the university. His achievement could be said to be the reason behind why he is extremely popular as his name echoed and continues to echo within the four walls of the university. To gear-up the entrepreneurial spirit in his student, Prof. Ajonbadi and his team ensured that his students participated in an annual programme that is always eagerly anticipated by the students known as the ‘Global Entrepreneurship Week’ that runs for about 6 days comprising a variety of entrepreneurial activities and exhibition performed by all levels of student in the university and is keenly supported and witnessed by local and international entrepreneurs within a variety of industries and a wide range of age bracket particularly the youths. Given his zeal for entrepreneurship, he ensured the publication of the Centre’s first academic journal – International Journal of Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Management. He also secured the establishment of KWASU (University) Microfinance Bank, being the first of its kind in the northern part of Kwara state. In addition, not only were the students made compulsory to register a business name with the Corporate Affairs Commission in their second year, but he also master-minded an Incubation Centre to assist graduate students from the university in ensuring stability at their ‘start-up’ stages. As a result of his unwavering expertise, he led the Centre for Entrepreneurship to successfully train two hundred and fifty-six unemployed graduates as part of the Kwara State Youth Empowerment programme – QuickWin, which generated over #5 million to the university. Also, he mentored and ensured that his students represented the university at the ENACTUS National Competition and emerging as one of the top winners. Due to his doggedness, the university was pronounced the ‘Most Entrepreneurial University’ in Nigeria by two different international organizations in two consecutive years – 2014 and 2015 by a United Kingdom organization called ‘Teach a Man to Fish’ and the other one is Saville Foundation (MIT), United States of America respectively. Prior to his departing the university to the UAE, he was planning to start table water production factory, block making, bakery, soap, detergent and air freshener production, salon, restaurant, bookbinding, campus shuttle, among others. He aimed to ease the students' suffering, create employment for the students, add to the university’s value creation and above all, increase the university's revenue streams. On a final note, Prof. Ajonbadi has written books and published over thirty articles mostly in internationally recognised journals many of which are entrepreneurially inclined. Many of his manuscripts are also undergoing reviews while some are undergoing research. He currently lectures as a Professor at the Department of Strategy, Management and Marketing, Birmingham City Business School, Birmingham City University, Birmingham.
He is a Professor of Rural Sociology and Extension, College of Agricultural Economics, Rural Sociology and Extension in Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike. He holds a Ph.D from Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (2007). He was Director, Centre for Entrepreneurship Studies (2012-2016). He is, and currently, Director, Directorate of Information and Communications Technology, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (since 2016). His current research is on youth and women in ICT and Entrepreneurship/Agripreneurship, Agriculture and Rural Development. He is an Innovator, entrepreneur and academic with over 21 years in Teaching, Research, Community Service and business leadership. Experienced in all aspects of Educational, Agricultural, Rural and Community development and business formation, operation, finance, and management. Visionary leader, achiever, planner and product developer with deep education in research and analytics. Effective communicator and motivator who identifies and leverages assets in teammates to reach organisational goals. Relentless optimist who believes there is no failure, only feedback/output. Professor Onuekwusi demonstrates strong command of teaching methodology, entrepreneurship expertise, business and management principles as they pertain to development, resource allocation, production methods, and leading others. He has deep technical background in agribusiness business analytics with experience using project management and user interface software. He is a Fellow, Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship . He is an associate editor of African Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management (AJENTS). He is a Fellow/ Council Member, Academy of Technology Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship (ATIMEnt); African Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ACSBEnt); The Global Academy of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (GAEIN) and Member, Board of Trustees, Home of Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
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 (ATIMEnt); African Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ACSBEnt), International Institute of Female Entrepreneurship (IFEnt) and The Global Academy of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (GAEIN).
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 and Editor-in-Chief of African Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management (AJENTS).
Professor Ndedi book was featured among the 28 Best Intrapreneurship Books of All Time (https://bookauthority.org/books/best-intrapreneurship-books). Former World Bank and USAID consultant, chairman of lance d’afrique, Executive Director of Cameroon Human Resources SARL and author of more than 30 books, Alain Ndedi who holds a PhD in business management and another one in forensic accounting, is a professor with an extensive experience in entrepreneurship, finance, and economic development for the past 15 years. He has supervised more than 40 PhD students and approximately 50 Masters students. He was Dean at Saint Monica University, within the School of Business and Public Policy; lecturer of entrepreneurship and project management at the university of Johannesburg, Université de l’entrepreneuriat and at the Higher Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship (IME). He is a visiting professor at Hope Africa University and International Leadership University where he teaches Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility, Strategic Management, and Organisational Behaviour. Professor Ndedi has consulted for the UNDP, African Union, NEPAD, and many African governments on issues related to public finance, budget management, monitoring and evaluation. Associated as professor with Charisma University since 2014, Professor Ndedi held position at the University of Johannesburg, Researcher at Wits University, Lecturer at Boston College, external examiner at the University of Cape Peninsula, State University of New York (SUNY), and the University of Johannesburg. He worked as Political Analyst at SABC, South African Broadcasting Corporation, a state-owned public broadcaster in South Africa. From 2004-2008, he was Director at YENEPAD, a platform of African scholars based in South Africa working on African renaissance programmes. Professor Ndedi wrote Case studies on Volkwagen unethical behaviour, the war between Komatsu and Caterpillar, the WhatsApp founders Bryan Ancton and Jan Koum, the Maponya Mall in Soweto, the battle between Coca Cola and Pepsi, the google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, the Douala Stock Exchange, Yahoo downfall, and the Shell corporate irresponsibility behaviour in Nigeria. He is a Fellow/ Council Member, Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship (ICENT); African Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ACSBENT) and The Global Academy of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (GAEIN).
Dr. Stella Nkem Ake is an educator, mentor and a facilitator. Her lecturing expertise spans from International Human Resource Management (IHRM), Entrepreneurship, Organisational Behaviour (OB), Leadership and Motivation. He is a passionate advocate of applied learning, cultural diversity, and employee performance. She holds a DBA (Doctor of Business Administration) in International Human Resource Management, Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management from Paris School of Business (PSB), France, MBA (Master of Business Administration) in International Human Resource Management from Coventry University London Campus (CULC), United Kingdom. Associate fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA), United Kingdom (in progress), Affiliate member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD), United Kingdom, a member of the British Academy of Management (BAM), a Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship (ICEnt), a Fellow of International Institute of Female Entrepreneurship (IFEnt) and Fellow of African Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ACSBEnt). Presently, she is a Guest Lecturer/Facilitator in Entrepreneurship, and Small Business Management, for Executive MBA, MBA, and DBA students at the University of Port Harcourt Business School, Rivers State. Presently, she is a Guest Lecturer/Facilitator in Entrepreneurship, and Small Business Management, for Executive MBA, MBA, and DBA students at the University of Port Harcourt Business School (UPBS) Rivers State. As a lecturer at UPBS, she created module outline for DBA (Doctor of Business Administration) candidates, designed for experienced practitioners such as: senior industry managers, consultants and entrepreneurs who intend to further their practical abilities. Focusing on providing the learners with practical and innovative business management knowledge, which can be applied to any workplace. Also, as a facilitator, she recently presented a paper in a Workshop organised by the University of Port Harcourt Business School on: “Change Management and Survival Organisations in Nigeria.” Under the Theme: Nigerian Ailing Economy, Strategies for Survival. She consults for small businesses and organisations by providing professional advice such as: identifying problems, marketing strategies, customer service, and human resource management. Helping clients and their organisations to improve performance and efficiency, overcoming challenges while increasing revenue. She thrives on supporting students and organisations to work through conflicts to find their unique strengths and to have a positive impact within a highly complex uncertain and ambiguous world.
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-organised 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 organisations 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 organisations/ programmes he has facilitated include: Training for All Local Government Functionaries organised by the Presidency, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, November, 2019, Annual Lecture and Award Night organised by the Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered), Port Harcourt Chapter, November, 2019, Training for All Area Tax Managers organised 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 (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; Member, Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered) and Associate Member, Nigerian Institute of Training and Development. Bello has a pet project of organising 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.
Agbana is a Lecturer with the International Institute of Tourism and Hospitality and Head of Entreprenuership Unit. He is a Commonwealth/ILo certified Trainer of the GET Ahead for Youth in Enterprise Training programme 2011. Mr. Agbana is an enterprise development specialist with a special focus on Youth and Women entrepreneurship development. His passion for entrepreneurship grew from his early day at the University of Calabar which made him to join the Junior Chamber International club (JCI) a leadership training organization for youth in the world. Mr. Agbana was amongst the first trained to master the GET Ahead for Youth in terprise Training manual in Namibia, and he has facilitated the Youth Entrepreneurship Development Capacity Building training manual in Namibia, Zimbabwe and Zambia. And he has facilitated in numerous Training of Trainers’ programmes under the ILO, the Commonwealth Youth Programme, that provides basic business skills and vocational training for youth resource centers in Namibia using the ILO ‘GET Ahead’ entrepreneurship training tools. Presently, Mr. Agbana is the Bayelsa State Coordinator for Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship of Nigeria, he is consulting for different organization on enterprise development and strategic planning, he is also a lead facilitator for the Nirsal-CBN Entrepreneurship training. He brings with him a wealth of experience in communication and transferring of skills, development project management, monitoring & evaluation and impact assessment of youth development programmes He is a Professional Economist from the University of Calabar 2003, MSc. Economics and PhD Economics in-view.
Hon (Dr) Abdullahi Shuaibu Babagana Kirim is a consummate management consultant with a BSc (Hons) Degree in Business Management from the University of Jos. He also holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the same University. Abdullahi Kirim was confered with a Doctor of Philosophy (Honoris Causa) in Leadership, Business Administration and Community by Institute of Leadership Manpower and Management Development (ILMMD) in 2022. He is a member of Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM) Chartered, Institute of Management Consultant (IMC) Fellow, Certified Management Consultant (CMC, Global), Chartered Institute of Leadership and Governance (CILG, USA), Fellow, Chartered Institute of Human Resources Management Nigeria (CIHRM) Fellow, Institute of Management Specialist (IMS) Fellow, Institute of Business Diplomacy and Financial Management (IBDFM), Fellow, Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship (ICEnt); Fellow, Institute for Political Entrepreneurship and Leadership (IPEL); Fellow, Distinguish Fellow, Lifetime Member Award, Institute of Leadership Manpower and Management Development (ILMMD) Fellow, Institute of Directors (IoD) Member, amongst others. Dr. Abdullahi Kirim, sits on many company boards as director and he is currently the Managing Director/CEO, Karimlamido Nigeria Limited and also the Principal Consultant, ASBKIRIM Consulting Ltd, Abuja. He is a Resource Person and Course Facilitator both locally and internationally. Dr. Abdullahi Kirim is the Coordinator of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship of Nigeria (ICEnt) FCT, Adamawa, and Taraba States respectively from 2018 to date and also the Coordinator Chartered Institute of Leadership and Governance (CILG, USA) Adamawa State from 2021 to date. Coordinator of Institute of Business Diplomacy and Financial Management (IBDFM) Taraba State 2020 to date. Hon. Abdullahi Kirim is the National Secretary Association of Property Managers of Nigeria (APMAN) from 2017 to date. Political activities - Hon. Abdullahi Kirim is the current director of contact and mobilization, Grassroots Movement Group (GMG) a campaign group for All Progressive Congress (APC) the ruling party in Nigeria since 2015 to date, Contested for House of Representatives in 2019 general election to represent the good people of Ardo-Kola/Karim-Lamido/ Lau Federal Constituency of Taraba State under the platform of All Progressive Congress (APC) Hon (Dr) Abdullahi Kirim was also a House of Representatives hopeful in the 2011 general election, contested under the defunct People's Party of Nigeria (PPN) to represent the good people of AMAC/ BWARI Federal Constituency of the FCT. Community activities - Hon. Abdullahi Kirim played a very active role in his community of Kirim and also in Karim -Lamido Local Government Area and Taraba State at large where he becomes the National Vice President of Wurkun Community Development Association (WCDA) the umbrella body of Wurkun Tribe World Wide from 2017 to 2021. A member of board of trustees of Kirim Community Development Association (KCDA) and Lifetime Patron. Hon (Dr) Abdullahi Kirim holds the title of (SARDAUNA KIRIM). Dr. Abdullahi Shuaibu Badagana Kirim, MNIM FIMC, CMC, DFILMMD is the Chairman of ASBKIRIM Foundation a private independent Nigerian philanthropic organization committed to improving the interventions implemented by Not-for-Profit, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) registered and working in Nigeria. The Foundation was established in 2010 by Hon. Abdullahi Kirim a serial entrepreneur. Hon (Dr) Abdullahi Kirim is happily married to Dr. Khadija Suleiman Ibrahim a public health practitioner and are blessed with 4 children.
He is a performance-driven personality with 13 years’ work experience in entrepreneurship development trainings, managerial & administrative functions, team/capacity building, project management, people’s management, monitoring & evaluation functions. Mr. Agatsa is an articulate and self-motivated personality with high sense of integrity and professionalism. He is a Fellow, Inst. For Humanitarian Studies & Social Development;Member, Institute of Corporate Administration; Member, Chartered Inst. of Public Diplomacy & Management; Associate, Nigerian Inst. of Training & Development and Member, Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship (ICEnt)
An Associate Professor of Business Management and Head of the Governance and Management Sciences Department. His research interests include entrepreneurship, management and project success, competitive business intelligence, sustainable strategy, and multiple criteria decision-making: applications of the analytical hierarchy process (AHP). Prof. Asa Romeo is a Fellow of African Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ACSBEnt) and Fellow, Academy of Technology Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship (ATIMEnt).
Mr. Djekoundayom Bemba, a Doctorate student in Business Strategic Research and Leadership at the UoA Temecula California holds Master’s in Oil and Gas. A well rounder engineer, renewable energy expert and technopreneur of high repute, Bemba is currently a Shift Supervisor of power plant N’djamena Refinery Company Ltd. Blessed with enviable leadership skills, Djekoundayom is the currently Secretary General of Chad Taekwondo Federation. He is a Senior Member/ Council Member, African Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ACSBEnt) and Senior Member, Academy of Technology Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship (ATIMEnt) He is happily married with blessed children
Lazarus Nwabuche Orjiude is an enthusiastic, adaptive and fast learning person; with a broad and acute interest in the discovery of new innovative ways to solve new challenges. He particularly enjoys collaborating with multi-disciplinary team members to develop ideas and skills geared towards problem solving, with over 19years of experience in diverse industries, and passion for excellence. He is a member of Institute of Agribusiness Management Nigeria; Member, Institute for Chartered Entrepreneurship Consultants of Nigeria; Member, Africa Institute for Charity and Member, Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship (ICEnt) He is the Chief Executive Officer of Everdiv Veza Farmclove Ltd.
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 – Institutes 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).
Dr. Sulaimon Adigun Muse, the Head of Department of Political Science, is currently a Principal Lecturer in the Department of Political Science, Michael Otedola College of Primary Education. Dr. Muse has more than nineteen (19) years of experience in classroom teaching. His areas of interest are in Political Science, education and entrepreneurship. His core competencies are in the area of comparative analysis, international relations, public policy, elections and good governance, citizenship participation and local governance. He has published in many reputable journals in national and international journal outfits. He is a sports enthusiast, he also loves listening to news and engaging on current affairs. He is an Alumnus of the University of Kwazulu-Natal (UKZN), Durban, South Africa. He also belongs to many professional/academic organizations at both national and international levels.
Sulaiman Olusegun Atiku is currently a Senior Lecturer (Human Resource Management) at Harold Pupkewitz Graduate School of Business (HP-GSB), Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia. He is a pragmatic researcher specializing in Human Capital Formation for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, and Green Human Resource Management. He has over 11 years’ experience in Higher Education. A native of Lagos, Sulaiman graduated from the University of KwaZulu-Natal with a PhD degree in Human Resource Management. The author acquired his Masters of Science degree in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations at the Lagos State University, Nigeria. His Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree was also awarded at the Lagos State University in the field of Industrial Relations and Personnel Management. He has lectured several courses in his field home/abroad and published many scholarly articles in international journals. He is a member of the International Labour and Employment Relations Association (ILERA), Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM), Certified Institute of Warehousing and Materials Management (CIWM), and Institute of People Management (IPM) South Africa. He is a Fellow, Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship; Fellow/ Council Member, African Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ACSBEnt); Fellow/ Council Member, the Global Academy of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (GAEIN).
Rufai Fatai Laide is a competent and qualified professional, who is always striving for excellence, proficiency and attainment of professional distinction in his academic and professional life, in order to contribute positively to the organization’s drive towards through commitment and hardworking. A youth entrepreneur and media entrepreneur of global status, his uncommon problem solving is unique. A multiple award-winner, Fatai Rufai, within years of excellent performance, was awarded overall first winner of the National Entrepreneurship Business Plan Competition (2018) by Z and S Foundation, Most Efficient Fellow (2018) by AL-Hikmat Group of Schools, second position winner at the Shepherd Business Development Competition (2020) by Suntrust Bank and grant winner at the Whitefield Foundation among others. Fatai Rufai is a Fellow of African Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ACSBEnt), Institute of Youth Entrepreneurship and Leadership (IYEL) and The Global Academy of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (GAEIN)
Ifatimehin Olayemi Olufemi is a young academia and works in the Department of Public Administration, Prince Abubakar Audu University, Anyigba, Kogi State. He holds a Ph.D. in Public Administration with specialization in International Administration, Developmental Administration and Public Policy Analysis. He has published locally, nationally and internationally. Dr. Olayemi is widely travelled trainer, facilitator and a consultant. He is a senior member of ICENT, direct member of DSA UK, Member NPSA, member TRCN and a Board Member of Research and Innovation Board in PAAU among others. He is a recipient of several awards, some of which include best graduating student t undergraduate level, best staff 2020 of the faculty of management sciences, PAAU, most innovative staff of the department of public administration, PAAU among others. Dr. Ola’s passion is to empower the young ones with practical and pedagogical skills to succeed, create wealth and improve the economy of Nigeria. Education must be to tool to edge out poverty in Nigeria and in indeed Africa is his strong belief. Dr. Ola, is happily married to Rhoda and the union is blessed with a child Olabisi. Dr Ifatimehin is a Fellow of Institute for Political Entrepreneurship and Leadership (IPEL), Fellow of African Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ACSBEnt) and The Global Academy of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (GAEIN)