Techfugees Nigeria 🇳🇬

Techfugees’ local chapter in Nigeria kicked off in September 2019!


News

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Agenda

🗓 Take a look at the Techfugees global calendar here 

  • Coming soon!


The Core Team

Techfugees Nigeria is currently co-led by:

Brian Oyewole, Abuja

Brian Oluwatobi is a Sustainable Development and Cultural Heritage Preservation enthusiast. While trying to find his feet as an entrepreneur in a difficult environment, he contributed to the success of projects that have inclusion at their core through volunteering. With a degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Lagos (Unilag), Brian has extensive Tech training including knowledge of multiple Networking environments and Digital Engagement tools. He is currently the Tech Manager at a Media firm and Technical Adviser at a Foundation in Nigeria. He started ‘africanprintday’ (a platform that promotes the unconventional use of African printed fabrics) and completed a study of ‘Tourism Concepts & Practices’ with Colorado State University. He is also a Central Bank of Nigeria Venture Prize Award Winner!

Get in touch with Brian on LinkedIn!


Lediju Olaonipekun Abdul-Muqtadir, Abuja

Lediju Olaonipekun is a trained statistician at the University of Lagos, with experience in business development and research Project services. He is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) and was involved in the Alterconf Nigeria edition and Digifab Summit. He has worked on technical research projects with Lagos State Aids Control Agency (LSACA), in the capacity of a Data Analyst and Lagos State Residents Registration Agency(LASRRA), as a manager. He’s an advocate for tech inclusion and has participated in many projects aimed at enlightenment and propagation. He has experience in STEM education and hands-on experience with digital fabrication.

Follow Lediju Olaonipekun on Twitter!


Tunde Ogunsanya, Lagos

Maths and statistics graduate of the University of Lagos. Digital strategist and internal operations manager with 5-year experience in the Nigerian digital landscape, Babatunde is also working as the Operations Manager West Africa for #Houseofakina.

Get in touch on LinkedIn!


Obinna Ibeawuchi, Abuja

Ibeawuchi Obinna is a health and safety professional who has gathered a wealth of experiences from his work in corporate and nonprofit organizations. He got a degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from the Federal University of Technology Owerri. His analytical approach to problem-solving is a reflection of his personality. He has partnered and piloted projects with NGOs within and outside his home country Nigeria.

Link on LinkedIn as well!


Get involved

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  • Do you want to volunteer your skills for Techfugees Nigeria? Please, fill in this form!
  • Are you considering to support and partner with Techfugees Nigeria? Please contact them at nigeria@techfugees.com.


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Press coverage

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