INSTITUTE OF CLASSIC ENTREPRENEURS [INCENT]

...Innovation, Professionalism and Prosperity

...Africa's global entrepreneurship Institute .

GOVERNING COUNCIL

The affairs of INCENT are vested in a Governing Council which is headed by a President and Chairman in Council. The Council is however, empowered to co-opt men of high standing and integrity from several sectors of the economy for the furtherance of her objectives. While the Council is a policy-making body, it executes its policies through its standing committees as well as adhoc committees for specific assignment. .

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PRESIDENT/CHAIRMAN IN COUNCIL

John Olatunji Alabi PhD,FNIM,FCEnt,FCAI,FIICA,CNA

International acclaimed Ass. Prof of Management & Entrepreneurship, is on the Faculty of Management Sciences KSU, Anyigba, as teacher, researcher & mentor, & he also Coordinates PG programs in Department of Business Administration. Dr Alabi is a Management consultant of international repute & World Bank Accredited Business Development Service Provider, Executive Director, Confluence Business School, MD/CEO, Logay Investments Ltd, Past President Kogi Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines & Agric, Chairman, Kogi Coalition of Business & Professional Associations. He is an Astute Professional, an Entrepreneurship teacher, an accomplished Entrepreneur & a Mentor/Motivator par Excellence, with over 25years trail blazing experience in Business, Academia & Professional services.He is a Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurs and an editorial adviser to African Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management (AFRIJESB).

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DEPUTY PRESIDENT (Programmes and Membership) & Editorial Board Chairman (African Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management -AFRIJESB)

Raimi Lukman Ph.D.,MNIM, FAAE, AMIMC, AIOE FCEnt

He is a renowned UK and Indian-trained Doctor of Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility. A thoroughbred Academic Entrepreneur, Economist and Industrial Relations/Personal Management Specialist and Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship, American University of Nigeria, Yola, with about two decades of teaching, research, management and academic leadership. His research interests include: Economics of Development, Entrepreneurship, Corporate Social Responsibility and Human Resources Management. His research orientation is multidisciplinary with focus on developmental issues and economic growth. He is a Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurs and the Editorial Board Chairman, African Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management (AFRIJESB).

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VICE PRESIDENT (STRATEGY & PLANNING)

Mercy M. Adeyeye Ph.D.,MAMN,AFHEA,FCEnt

A UK-trained Doctor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Mercy M. Adeyeye is an individual with great passion for entrepreneurship with a deep interest centred on social entrepreneurship. A rare-breed and brainy academic entrepreneur, edupreneur, entrepreneurship mentor, trainer of trainers and consultant of great repute,she has two Master's degree and an Mphil in Entrepreneurship. Her research interests are entrepreneurship and innovation, entrepreneurial finance, knowledge Intensive Businesses (KIBS), SMEs, corporate entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship and developing economies. She is a great speaker and motivator. She trains, nurtures and mentors students to be self- reliant and renowned entrepreneurs. She is also a profound writer who has written and edited different books and publications. She has extensive Experience in Administration, research and curriculum development. Internationally, she is a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD), UK; a member of the British Academy of Management (BAM), UK; a research associate of the International Centre for Entrepreneurship Research (ICER), UK; an associate fellow of the Higher Education Academy UK; and a member of the Scientific Board of the International Centre of Economics, Humanities and Management (ICEHM). At the national level, she is a Fellow of the Institute of Classic Entrepreneurs (INCENT), member of the Academy of Management (IAM), member of the Nigerian Strategic Research Board on Development Policies, Economic Performance and Sustainability and also the International Research and Development Institute Network, Uyo.

She is the head of the Entrepreneurship and Business Studies Department of the School of Entrepreneurship and Management Technology of the Federal University of Technology, Minna. She is the grand matron of the Entrepreneurship Students’ Vocational Clubs (FUT, Minna). In the University, she is a Senate member, a member of the Governing Board of Centre for Open Distance and e-learning (CODel), and the Governing Board of the Academic Publishing Unit of the University. She is the Deputy Editor-in-Chief of African Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management (AFRIJESB).

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VICE PRESIDENT (CORPORATE AFFAIRS)

Yakibi A. Afolabi Ph.D.,MNIPM,FCEnt

A multiple academic award winner and UK/US-trained Entrepreneurship and Management Authority. A classic business economist, production manager and human resource manager of great repute. He is seasoned academics, Doctor of Entrepreneurship and Senior Lecturer at Federal University Oye-Ekiti, with about three decades of teaching, research, management and academic leadership. His research orientation is multidisciplinary with focus on entrepreneurship, innovation, management and economic growth. He is a Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurs.

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VICE PRESIDENT (YOUTH MOBILIZATION)

Amb. (Prince) Kabir Shola Olaoye MBA, FCEnt, GFPJHR

A well-rounded Civil Engineer and Manager. A Peace Ambassador, Social and Technology Entrepreneur of great repute. He is a Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurs.

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NATIONAL TREASURER

Bashir Suleiman Ph.D., FMAN, MSTAN, MIRDI, FCEnt

He is a veteran and renowned mathematician, statistician and quantitative technician. Doctor of Mathematics of international repute, Fellow of Mathematical Association of Nigeria and Senior Lecturer/HOD Science Education, Federal University Gusau. He is a Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurs and an associate editor of African Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management (AFRIJESB).

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CHAIRMAN BOARD OF FELLOWS

Lasun Mykail Olayiwola Ph.D, MNITP, RTP,MAPA, MAFRES, MTOPREC,FCEnt

An international-acclaimed, multiple-academic award winner and registered Urban and Regional Planner. An authoritative Professor of Urban and Regional Planning with over three decades of teaching, research, development planning, social entrepreneurship, management and academic leadership. He is a Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurs and an editorial adviser to African Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management (AFRIJESB). .

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NATIONAL SECRETARY

Amb. (Barr.) Victor N. Ekong Esq. LL.B, BL,EMBA,PGDM,ACIArb, PMP,ANIMN,ASM,FCEnt

A Solicitor and Advocate of Supreme Court of Nigeria, international-acclaimed Intellectual Property Lawyer and Certified Entrepreneur and Project Manager with vast experience in Teaching and Practice of Commercial and Intellectual Property Law, Copyright Infringement Litigation, Banking and Insurance Law, Oil and Gas Law etc. He is a Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurs.

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DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

Oyefemi .I.O. Oyetunji Ph.D.,FCA,FCEnt

Oyefemi Ismail Oyetunji is a Chief Lecturer in Accountancy Department, The Polytechnic Ibadan. He has over 20 years lecturing experience after his over 10 years of industrial experience. He is a Fellow of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, former Head of Department of Accountancy, former Director of Continuing Education Centre and currently the Dean, Faculty of Financial Management Studies, all of the Polytechnic Ibadan, Nigeria. He is a Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurs and an Associate Editor - African Journal of Entrepreneurship and Business Studies Small Business Management (AFRIJESB).

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DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP

Ademola H. Adele Ph.D., CMIPMA FCEnt

A renowned Doctor 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 a Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurs and an Associate Editor - African Journal of Entrepreneurship and Business Studies Small Business Management (AFRIJESB).

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DIRECTOR OF PUBLICITY

Adetunbowale O. Bello Ph.D, M.Sc, B.Sc, MNIM, FCEnt.

A multi-talented, analytical and highly qualified Management/Education Specialist with expertise in Consultancy, Lecturing/Facilitation, Office Administration, Research, Examination Management, Customer Services, Dispute Resolution, Policy Formulation and Implementation, and People Management. A Doctor of Development Finance and Authoritative Management Trainer and Examiner with research orientation in entrepreneurial management, entrepreneurial finance and entrepreneurial economics. He is a Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurs and an associate editor of African Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management (AFRIJESB).He is the current Registrar of International Vocational, Technical and Entrepreneurship College (IVTEC),Ajase-Ipo,Kwaara State.

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DIRECTOR (CONSULTANCY AND CAPACITY BUILDING)

Gabriel Obasi C. Udu Ph.D.,FNIM, CNA, FCEnt

A renowned Doctor of Management and Entrepreneurship, with outstanding expertise entrepreneurship, banking, accounting and administration. He is a well-versed Corporate and Academic Entrepreneur, Director and Small Business Manager of great repute. He is seasoned academics and Senior Lecturer at Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Nigeria, with about two decades of teaching, research, management and academic leadership. His research orientation is multidisciplinary with focus on Entrepreneurship, Organizational Policy and Strategy, Comparative Management, International Business and Research Supervision among others. Dr. G.O.C. Udu is a director in many viable business organisations. He is a Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurs, Fellow, Nigerian Institute of Management and associate editor - African Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management (AFRIJESB).

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DIRECTOR (AFFILIATION & COLLABORATION)

Waidi K. Adebiyi Ph.D.M.Sc,ACA,FCEnt

Doctor of Accounting and Finance, Chartered Accountant, Public Sector Accounting and Finance Specialist and Taxation Expert, and HOD, Department of Accountancy, Federal Poly Ede, Osun State. He is a Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurs and Associate Editor - African Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management (AFRIJESB).

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DEPUTY NATIONAL SECRETARY

Alh. Muideen Olaniyi Azeez-Salako M.Sc.,MBA,FCEnt

An Internationally-acclaimed Technology Entrepreneur and UK-trained project management wizard. He is a self-made hybrid and dynamic man with a broad knowledge on Nigeria business environment and intricacies. A well-versed Alh. Muideen Salako with international exposure is the Executive Chairman of Mubafiz Nigeria Ltd, Rear Breeds Global Services Ltd, Pholataiz Nigeria Limited and Hafadis Global Services Limited with outstanding expertise and unrivalled capability in Building and Road Construction Services, Construction Consultancy Services, Construction Management Services, Computer and ICT Equipment Sales, installations and Maintenance, Supply and Installation of Teaching and Research Equipment, Business Development and Investment Consultancy Services, Agro Allied Industrial Consultancy Services, Thrift Cooperative Society Management Services, Landscaping and Beautification Services ,Agricultural Produce Services among others. A born and trained entrepreneurial, charismatic and visionary leader, he was the president and chairman of several association/clubs/societies. He is a founding member and Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurs..

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CHAIRPERSON - AFRICAN SOCIETY FOR FEMALE ENTREPRENEURSHIP (ASOFENT)

Amina Sani Ph.D.,MTRCN, MABEN,MBEAVE, FCEnt

A Ugandian-trained academic entrepreneur par excellence, Amina is an entrepreneurship mentor, consultant, master trainer of trainers and Chief Lecturer/Director of Entrepreneurship Centre at the Prestigious Federal College of Education, Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria. A thorough-bred entrepreneur and educationist, she holds triple master’s degree. (including M.Sc. in Entrepreneurship from Cavendish University, Uganda) and Ph.D. in Entrepreneurship from the famous Kampala International University, Uganda. With outstanding expertise in women entrepreneurship development, edupreneurship, entrepreneurship education curriculum development, her research orientation is multidisciplinary with focus on female entrepreneurship, youth entrepreneurship and empowerment, job creation and poverty eradication with emphasis on academic entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial Management and development. She is an Associate Member, Institute of Treasury Management and Financial Accountants of Nigeria; Member, Institute of Management Consultants; Member, Association of Business Educators of Nigeria (ABEN);Member, Association of Nigerian Educators; Member, Teachers’ Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN); Member, Business Educators’ Association in Vocational Education (BEAVE) and Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurs and an Associate Editor - African Journal of Entrepreneurship and Business Studies Small Business Management (AFRIJESB).

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CHAIRMAN - SOCIETY FOR AGROPRENEURSHIP AND AGRIBUSINESS (SOFAAG)

Paul Milverton Eko Ph.D., MNIAS, MNSAP, MASAN, MNIM, MITD, MRAMN, SMIPDM, AMCIPM, FCEnt

A Cerebral and award-winner Doctor of Animal Physiology and Senior Lecturer with Animal Science Department, University of Uyo, Nigeria with about two decades of teaching, research, management and academic leadership. His research orientation is multidisciplinary with focus on animal science and production, Development Planning, Policy and Administration and Agropreneurship and Agribusiness Management. He is a Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurs, Associate Member, Nigerian Institute of Management. He is an associate editor and the Zonal Editor (South South) - African Journal of Entrepreneurship and Business Studies Small Business Management (AFRIJESB).

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CHAIRMAN - INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF TECHNOLOGY ENTREPRENEURS (IATECH)

Muhammad Mansur Ph.D.,MNCS,FIPS,FCEnt

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 Assistant Director Information Technology and Assets Management with Kaduna State Facilities Management Agency, Kaduna State, 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 Entrepreneurs as well as an Associate Editor - African Journal of Entrepreneurship and Business Studies Small Business Management (AFRIJESB).

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MEMBER

Happiness Oselebe Ph.D., MINORMS, MWARIMA, MASA, MCSSA, MBSN, MGSN, FCEnt

Prof. Happiness Oselebe is a multiple academic award winner and internationally acclaimed Professor of Plant Breeding and Genetics in the Department of Crop Production & Landscape Management, Faculty of Agriculture & Natural Resources Management, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki. An academic entrepreneur, agropreneur and female entrepreneur par excellence, she is a rare-breed teacher, researcher and mentor.

Prof Happiness Oselebe graduated from University of Nigeria, Nsukka in 1993 for her B.Sc degree with First Class honors. She received her MSc. degree in 1998 and PhD degree in 2003, also with honors from University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Her PhD thesis was adjudged the best for the session, hence she received the Faculty Postgraduate prize, as well as Vice-Chancellor’s Postgraduate prize as the best graduating doctoral (PhD) student in the University of Nigeria, Nsukka in 2003/2004 session.

Happiness currently teaches and supervises B.Sc, M.Sc and PhD students. Her research interest is in the development of improved crop varieties that are economically efficient and sustainable, both in quality and yield, especially under limiting environments. She is also exploring the development of drought tolerant rice varieties for water stressed environments; the generation of rice hybrids with resistance/tolerance to African Rice Gall Midge, as well as purifying identified farmers’ landrace genotype prior to release as new variety. She also focuses on the sustainable use of African neglected and underutilized species (NUS), also known as orphan crops such as fruits, vegetables and medicinal plants. She specifically explores the improvement and generation of new varieties of the orphan crops to enhance food security and income in African communities. She is the present Dean, Faculty of Agriculture & Natural Resources Management, Ebonyi State university Abakaliki-Nigeria.

Happiness attracted several research grants to her university. She is collaborating with International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA) on a funded breeding project for increased yam productivity and quality in West Africa’. From 2016 to 2020 she is co-coordinator of the European Union funded program on ‘’Enhancing training and research mobility for novel crops breeding in Africa’’ referred to as ‘’MoBreed’’. From 2017 to 2021 she is also the African Coordinator of another European Union project on ‘’Mobility for plant genomics scholars to accelerate climate-smart adaptation options and food security in Africa’’ referred to as ‘’GENES’’. These two grants from the Intra-Africa Mobility Scheme of the European Union helps train young Nigerians and Africans to become high profile Plant Breeders and Genomic Scholars working on African orphan crops and food security crops at the Masters and PhD level. She is a gender grantee of the Association of Commonwealth Universities in 2017 and had attracted a special TETFund equipment grant worth fifty million naira only, to her university for upgrading of the University’s Biotechnology Laboratory.

Happiness is a 2009 Fellow of Norman E. Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellows Program for Women in Science; a 2010 AWARD (African Women in Agricultural Research & Development) Fellow; and a Fellow of the UC Davis African Plant Breeding Academy, 2015. She pioneered the incorporation of an agribusiness outfit engaged in seed production (EBSU Agribusiness Enterprises Limited) for her university. She also floated her own seed company (Strategic Seeds Nigeria Limited) and both companies are doing well. She has a passion for working with smallholder farmers, building their capacities and enhancing their production and income level and in effect their livelihood.

Happiness has published more than 50 scientific publications in peer-reviewed national and international journals. She is happily married with children and her hobbies include sports, reading novels and travelling.

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MEMBER

Prof. Ahmed A. Adedeji
Ph.D.,MWASP,MASM (USA),MISID (UK),MPM,FAAPM,FCEnt

A renowned, enthusiastic and self-motivated Professor of pharmacology, international acclaimed health research consultant with more than 15 years of cumulative professional and teaching experience in general pharmacology, drug analysis and pharmacokinetics, chemotherapy of malaria and other infectious diseases, neuropsychiatric diseases, biochemistry, leadership development, and innovation studies, clinical trial monitoring, institutional research system development and risk management. A health Research Leadership Development Fellow with the UNICEF/UNDP/World Bank/WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (WHO/TDR), Geneva and Assistant Deputy Vice Chancellor in a Private University in Uganda. He is an international editor of African Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management (AFRIJESB). He is a Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurs. .

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MEMBER

Rilwan Aderinto MBA,MMP,FNIMN,FCEnt

He is a renowned management, marketing and entrepreneurship trainer and consultant of international repute. Rilwan Aderinto is the Team Leader - MarketSight Consultancy Ltd and African Coordinator of Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) Consortium. Rilwan possesses proven and effective administrative, leadership, managerial, and communication skills; as well as proficiency in proposal development, project appraisal, monitoring and evaluation, excellent analytical skills for business development and financial management, proven ability to analyze information, formulate corporate and business/marketing strategies, and tested training, coaching, counseling and mentoring abilities. He is well equipped with strong technical background and administrative skills complemented with close to three decades of post-graduation work experience covering personnel recruitment, organizational/staff performance management, training and development, marketing research, social and opinion studies, brand management, sales and marketing management, integrated marketing communications, consumer banking, new business development, entrepreneurship development, SME business consulting, business financial analysis, and corporate strategy development.

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MEMBER

Osamudiamen Osayande M.Sc.,FCNA, ACTI, FCEnt

A well-grounded entrepreneurial accounting and finance expert, a US and UK-trained master trainer, mentor and civil servant of international repute. Osayande, with vast experience and enviable track record of SMEs development, entrepreneurial finance and entrepreneurship education development, is a Former Head of Procurement, Former General Manager (Consult) and Former Head International Public Sector Accounting and Standard of NUC. He is currently a management staff and Deputy Director, Entrepreneurship Development Division, Student Support Services, National University Commission. A man with impeccable entrepreneurial leadership qualities and thorough-bred corporate entrepreneur, he represents NUC as a Governing Council Member of Michael Imoudu National Institute for Labour Studies. He is a member of Chartered Taxation Institute, Fellow of Association of National Accountant of Nigeria and Institute of Classic Entrepreneurs.

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MEMBER

Olanrewaju Ogunjobi M.Tech, FIPA,FCEnt

A well-versed SME developer, master trainer, mentor and consultant of great repute. He is a thorough-bred agricultural, social and corporate entrepreneur. Olanrewaju, with an enviable track record of SMEs development and entrepreneurial leadership, is currently the Deputy Director (Entrepreneurial Development), Centre for Entrepreneurship Development, Innovation and Support Services, Federal University Oye-Ekiti. He is a Fellow, Institute of Public Administration of Nigeria and Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurs.He was the Deputy Director (Entrepreneurial Development), Centre for Entrepreneurship Development, Innovation and Support Services, Federal University Oye-Ekiti and currently the Chief of Staff to Ekiti State Deputy Governor. He is a Fellow, Institute of Public Administration of Nigeria and Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurs.

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MEMBER

Lukman T, Siraj Ph.D.,FCEnt

A KIU-trained academic entrepreneur par excellence, Lukman is an entrepreneurship teacher, mentor, consultant, master trainer of trainers and Doctor of Entrepreneurship and Principal Lecturer at Department of Business Education, Sa’adatu Rimi College of Education, Kumbotso, Kano, Nigeria. He is also a part time Instructional/Tutorial Facilitator and Project/Thesis supervisor with National Open University of Nigeria. With outstanding expertise in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, New Venture Creation and Growth , Entrepreneurship in Business Education, entrepreneurship education curriculum development and Vocational and Technical Education, his research orientation is multidisciplinary with focus on entrepreneurial economics, youth entrepreneurship and empowerment, entrepreneurial finance with emphasis on academic entrepreneurship, cooperative economics and entrepreneurial management. He is a Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurs associate editor of African Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management (AFRIJESB).

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MEMBER

Abdullahi Nasiru Ph.D, MTAM ,FCEnt

He is a Malaysian-trained cerebral and resourceful Doctor of entrepreneurship. Nasiru is a born entrepreneurship teacher, consultant and mentor, educational administrator and manager of international repute. A management strategist, investment analyst, entrepreneurial mathematician, quantitative technician and risk manager of great repute, he is currently a Senior Lecturer/HOD at Department of Business Management, Business School as well as Director, (Entrepreneurship) International Centre of Excellence for Rural Finance and Entrepreneurship both at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria. With outstanding expertise in preparation of feasibility studies, writing of business plan and corporate reorganization, his research interests lies in Entrepreneurship Development, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Business Creation and Growth, Policy and Development among others. Abdullahi Nasiru has many journal publications both at home and abroad and presented papers at Conferences both at home and abroad. A professional par excellence, he participated in a number of consultancy researches that involved field works, large data handling and reporting. In the In the International Centre of Excellence for Rural Finance and Entrepreneurship, he is the initiator of an ongoing programme of rural financing called the “Mai Kosai Project”- meant to finance and empowered rural women in running household consumption businesses. He is a Member, The Academy of Management and Fellow, Institute of Classic Entrepreneurs among others.

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MEMBER

A.A. Alarape Ph.D.,FCEnt

Dr. A.A. Alarape is a trainer of entrepreneurs, industrial management consultant, researcher and lecturer at the Institute for Entrepreneurship and Development Studies (IFEDS), Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Nigeria. His expertise and specialty are within the field of entrepreneurship, small business management and strategic management. He has published widely in reputable journals and presented papers at conference both local and international. Also, he is an expert in developing entrepreneurship educational curriculum at sub-degree, degree and postgraduate levels. At present, he is the coordinator of postgraduate programmes at IFEDS, OAU, Ile Ife. He is a Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurs and an associate editor of African Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management (AFRIJESB).

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DIRECTOR (JOURNAL, CONFERENCES, AND EVENTS)

Bamidele Wale-Oshinowo Ph.D., MBAM,MAMN, MNIM, MNIMN, FCEnt

Bamidele Wale-Oshinowo obtained her Doctor of Philosophy degree in Management from the United Kingdom. She currently lectures at the Department of Business Administration, University of Lagos. Her broad teaching and research interests are in the areas of entrepreneurship and strategic management. More specifically, she focuses on the following core research areas: firm culture, strategic orientations and performance indices of family businesses and micro-small-to-medium scale enterprises (MSMEs) in developing African economies. She has published in the fields of family business, entrepreneurship and gender-based research in national academic journals; and has attended and delivered papers at several local and international academic conferences. She is also a regular reviewer for local and international academic journals and conferences. In recent times, Bamidele has been invited to act in different capacities at academic and non-academic events; a few examples are as follows: Appointed Judge for the 2018/2019 Nigerian Risks Award; Co-Proponent for the Family Business Track at the 2017 European Academic of Management (EURAM) Conference, held in the UK; One of the Discussants at the 12th Annual Global Business Symposium held at University of Cork, Ireland in 2017.

Bamidele is the Track Lead for Family Business & Gender Entrepreneurship at the ARUA Centre of Excellence for Unemployment & Skills Development, AEDUP, University of Lagos. She is a member of British Academy of Management (BAM); African Academy of Management (AFAM), The Academy of Management Nigeria (TAMN), Nigerian Institute of Management ‘Chartered’ (NIM) and National Institute of Marketing Nigeria (NIMN)

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MEMBER

Shuaibu Gasamu M.Sc.,MCEnt

UK-trained Entrepreneurship and Innovation expert, An Academic Entrepreneur par excellence and Senior Lecturer at Federal Polytechnic Damaturu, Yobe State, Nigeria. His research interests include: Entrepreneurship, Small Business Management and Marketing. His research orientation is multidisciplinary with focus on Youth Empowerment, Job Creation and Poverty Eradication with emphasis on Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Entrepreneurial Marketing. He is a Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurs and an Associate Editor - African Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management (AFRIJESB).

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MEMBER

Israel I. Eigbiremhon Ph.D,MEI,FCEnt

Doctor of Entrepreneurship and Lecturer at Entrepreneurship Department of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State, Nigeria. He is a Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurs and Associate Editor - African Journal of Entrepreneurship and Business Studies Small Business Management (AFRIJESB).

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MEMBER

Juliana Nathaniel Ph.D,FCEnt

A multi-talented and award-winner international-acclaimed Nurse and Midwife, Healthcare Consultant, Senior Technical Advisor on Family Planning and Reproductive Health and programme manager. She is an authoritative Doctor of Public Health and Healthcare Entrepreneur with about two decades in healthcare teaching and service provision. He is currently the Programme Manager and Family Planning Technical Advisor DFID/Nigeria Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH2) Programme. He is a Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurs.

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MEMBER

Jonathan Tunde Oyedokun Ph.D,FCEnt

An international award-winning researcher and cerebral Doctor of Entrepreneurship. A UK-trained Management and Entrepreneurship Specialist. A world-class Academic Entrepreneur, Business Administrator, Financial Manager and Strategic Manager of great repute. 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 Entrepreneurship, SMEs Management and Financial Management. He is a Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurs and an Associate Editor - African Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management (AFRIJESB).

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MEMBER

Olawale S. Adebayo
Ph.D., MIEE, MIAENG, MIACSIT, MGDN, MNCS, MCPN, FCEnt

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 Entrepreneurs and the Zonal Editor (North Central) - African Journal of Entrepreneurship and Business Studies Small Business Management (AFRIJESB).

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MEMBER

Alh. (Hon.) Samaila Mohd A. Mafara
MAGENT,PGDPA,FCAI,FCEnt

An Agricultural Economist, former member of House of Assembly, former State Director, NOA and Permanent Secretary LG Service Commission. A political entrepreneur of great repute.

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REGISTRAR/CHIEF EXECUTIVE

Nuru Oyekolaa
D.Ent, M.ESB, M.Sc., B.Sc., HND, MSM, FCEnt, FCESBM

Multiple national and international academic-award winner and Renowned Edupreneur and Doctor of Entrepreneurship and Strategy. He is an Entrepreneurship, Marketing and Strategic Management Educator and Consultant with about a decade of banking, management, research, teaching and international examination administration experience. Nuru Oyekola is an entrepreneurship education trailblazer of international repute, an internationally-acclaimed academic entrepreneur and prolific writer with 46 entrepreneurship books to his account. His research interests include: Entrepreneurship, Small Business Management, Marketing, and Strategic Management. His research orientation is multidisciplinary with focus on job creation and poverty eradication with emphasis on Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Small Business Management.

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