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Bamgbose Adefunke holds a Master and Bachelor degree in Biochemistry from the University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. She has successfully authored and coauthored over ten Scientific Journals. Attended and presented quality papers at relevant conferences.…

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Prof. Sonny Nwankwo


Prior to moving to Nigeria, Sonny Nwankwo was a Professor of Marketing and Director for Research and Enterprise within East London Business School, University of East London, UK. Chartered Marketer and developed his research specialism in consumer studies, more specifically, consumerism and strategic customer management under conditions of market failure.…

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Caleb Adelowo

Senior Research Officer

Caleb M. ADELOWO is, at present, a Senior Research Officer at the National Centre for Technology Management. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.…

Mufutau Akanmu Popoola


POPOOLA Mufutau Akanmu is my name.I had BSc (Hons) in Cooperatives Management and M.Sc in Business Administration from National Open university of Nigeria (NOUN) 2012 and 2015 respectively. I had postgraduate degree in education (PGDE) in National Teachers’ institute Kaduna 2016.…

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Dr. Lukman Raimi

Senior Lecturer

Raimi, Lukman is a Senior Lecturer in the Centre for Entrepreneurship Development (CED), Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, Nigeria. He holds BSc in Economics, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria; MSc in Economics, University of Lagos; MSc in Industrial Relations & Personnel Management, University of Lagos and presently a PhD Finalist in Entrepreneurship & CSR at De Montfort University.…

Dr. Musilimu Adeyinka Adetunji


Dr Musilimu Adeyinka Adetunji gained his Ph.D in Geography from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife in 2010. His research areas are Transportation and Regional Development Planning. He has published research papers both at the local as well as international level.…

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Muzamil Abdelkarim

Managing Partner

Co-Founder & Managing partner of Blackstone Ventures, a unique hybrid of both a Venture Capital & Management Consulting Firm, that supports & services Startups, Social Enterprises, Social Innovation and Businesses.  …

Dr. Chudi Okpala


Dr. Chudi Okpala, has BSc, in Business Administration from the University of Lagos, Nigeria and MBA Marketing from Nnamdi Azikiwe, University, Awka. His PhD from the Abia State University, Uturu. He is also a Senior Academic staff of Nnamdi Azikiwe University.

Dr. Folorunso S. Ayadi


Dr. Ayadi Folorunso Sunday is a Lecturer and a PhD holder in Economics at the University of Lagos, Nigeria. He has taught Economics at the undergraduate as well as postgraduate levels for several years.…

Foluke Ademokun

Executive Coordinator

Ademokun, a trainer and member of the International Council of Small Business (ICSB), holds a postgraduate degree in Public Administration with demonstrable experience, and expertise in capacity development, project management and monitoring and evaluation, as well as gender and development.…

Ghaniyah Odunola Ajibola


Ghaniyah Odunola Ajibola is a researcher and PhD student at the University of Ibadan, Department of Food Technology.


Senior Lecturer

Babajde J. M. is a senior lecturer in d department of food science and Technology of the University of Agriculture Abeikuyta. She specialised in Food Processing and preservation. She has many scholarly publications to her credit.

Dr. Vno Aghara


Vno Aghara, has BSc, in Marketing and MBA. He is currently doing his PhD at Abia State University, Uturu in South East, Nigeria. He had his management experience with the Nigerian affiliate of Exxon-Mobil, where he held various managerial positions in Marketing before
joining Nnamdi Azikiwe University as an academic staff.…



Dr Shitui T. R. is a brilliant lecturer whose statistical knowledge and applications of data mining in experimental projects has earned him significant recognition in Food Technology. He is a brilliant scientist with track records in Food engineering, Food processing and.…

Dr. Esther O. Adegbite

Associate Professor

Dr. Adegbite O. Esther is an Associate Professor of Finance at the University of Lagos. She is currently acting Head of Finance at her university. Her research interests are in the general area of finance.…

L. A. Odunmbaku


Mr Odumbaku L. A. is a lecturer at Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta. He is. a doctoral student in the Food Science and Technology department of the University of Agriculture. He is married with children

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Prof. Njidda M Gadzama


Prof Njidda M. Gadzama is Professor Emeritus of Zoology and Environmental Science at University of Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria. He is an academic leader having been pioneer Pro-Chancellor of National Open University of Nigeria; Vice-Chancellor, University of Maiduguri; and the Acting Vice-Chancellor, University of Port Harcourt.…



Hamza Aziber Ousman is a Lecturer at the University of N’Djamena, College of Applied Sciences, Department of Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences. He has participated in designing the intermediate and secondary schools’ science syllabi according to the programme of the Ministry of Education.…

Dr. Jayeola Chritisnah Olayinka

Chief Research Officer

Dr Jayeola Chritisnah Olayinka is a Chief Research Officer at the Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria, Ibadan. She obtained a PhD degree in Medical Microbiology and Parasitology at the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye in Nigeria.…

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