We parade an array of brilliant Nigerians who write on various subjects on regular or ad hoc basis. They are carefully selected based on their professional attainments.
Suraj Oyewale, popularly known as Jarus, is a First Class economics graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University and an award-winning chartered accountant. He is also an MBA candidate at the Edinburgh Business School of the Heriot-Watt University, Scotland. He has written more than 100 articles published in Nigerian national dailies since 2003. He contributes regularly to top online discussion forums in Nigeria and beyond.
Femi Taiwo holds a First Class chemical engineering degree from Obafemi Awolowo University and a PhD in same discipline from University of Arkansas, United States. He has won many academic awards, including Best WAEC Candidate in Kwara State in 2000.
Misbau Lateef got his first and second degrees in law from Obafemi Awolowo University and University of Lagos respectively. He currently lectures at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.
Dr. Muhammad Shakir Balogun is a medical graduate of the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He is a very versatile medical doctor that contributes regularly to national discourses. He currently works at the ABU teaching hospital as a senior registrar.
Sola Fagorusi is an alumnus of Obafemi Awolowo University and on the verge of bagging his Masters degree from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He was known in his Ife years as a brilliant campus journalist, and moderated Students’ Union presidential debates. He has also anchored a number of youth-centric programmes on TV. Sola is a seasoned debater and essayist, winning many laurels for his writing and debating skills. His essay on ‘ABU @ 50’ was adjudged second best in the recently held essay competitition to mark the 50th year anniversary of Ahmadu Bello University.
Emmanuel Olugbenga Ewumi bagged a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology/Education from the University of Lagos in 1998. He proceeded to the University of Port Harcourt for a Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing in 2001. He became an Associate of the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria in 2006. He is also a graduate of the Aspiring Entrepreneur Programme of the Fola Adeola owned Fate Foundation. Emmanuel is currently the Vice Principal of a highbrow International College in Lagos, Principal Partner Kintend Consult, and Chairman Kintend Ventures. He started investing in the capital market in 1993; he now preaches the gospel of financial literacy, investment education and entrepreneurial studies to teenagers and young adults. He is a regular contributor to investment issues on stockmarketnigeria.com.
Mayowa Akinsola is an estate management graduate of the University of Lagos. He is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). He is a banker with one of Nigeria’s biggest banks.
Ajanlekoko is a graduate of electrical engineering. He is a Senior Manager in one of the biggest telecommunication companies in Nigeria. He is vastly experienced in Nigeria’s telecommunication industry. He shares random insights on careers and work issues in Nigeria and globally.
Sagamite is a bachelors graduate from one of the UK’s elite universities after an early life in Nigeria. He is an experienced management consultant that has worked with firms in a diverse range of industries both in public and private sector. His experience provides him with a catalogue of versatile and arcane knowledge. His current interests include logical structure of opinions/arguments, entrepreneurship and human psychology. He prides himself on his organic, objective and independent thinking, so the audience should expect a significant number of his articles to be contra-popular belief. He is one of Nigeria’s leading objective-Contrarian thinkers about life’s generally accepted conventional wisdom.
Nasir Moruf Kolawole HR Master is a professional Manager with a knack for Personnel Management. He is a certified Human Resource Practitioner. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from the University of Ibadan. He is also a holder of Proficiency Certificate in Management, from the Nigeria Institute of Management (Chartered) (NIM); and Professional Diploma Certificate in Human Resource Management from the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPMN). Kola (as commonly called) is at the verge of rounding off his MBA in Human Resource Management from the National Open University of Nigeria. He is an Associate Member of CIPM and NIM. He has a couple of awards and recognitions including: Pressman of the year 2006 (Tedder Hall of Residence), Editor of the year 2008 (NAPS Press), Most Outstanding Corps Member 2009(Publicity CDS group Gombe State) among others. Kola is currently the Human Resource Personnel at Jevkon Oil & Gas Ltd, an indigenous Maritime Company situated in Lagos.
David Apaflo is a First Class graduate of Accounting from the University of Lagos, a chartered accountant with experience covering banking and investment management sectors. He is also a blogger and social entrepreneur. David, who is the CEO of Shelze Consulting, was in 2013 nominated as one of Africa’s Under-35 entrepreneurs to watch out for.
Tope Ajetunmobi: is a petroleum engineering graduate of Imperial College, London, United Kingdom, and a first class chemical engineering graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria, where he holds the highest CGPA record in the 52 years history of the school.
Xfire is a graduate of one of the notable public universities in Nigeria, with working experience in the FMCG and petroleum industry. He currently works as an engineer in a multinational oil company in Nigeria. He is passionate about guiding people to achieve their dream careers, and he is known for his pragmatic approach towards career and life issues.
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