Obodoechina (Obi) Asika is a creative industries entrepreneur, a business man, public speaker, thought leader, consultant, an executive producer for film/tv, an event producer, he has produced major tv formats, reality formats, sports, music and entertainment platforms.
A regular speaker and advisor on issues pertaining to the creative industries, He was educated at Eton College & The University of Warwick, and is the primary advocate of Nigerian soft power and is focused on the nexus between, content, culture and technology. He has worked in strategic communications, public relations, live events, infrastructure and investments. he is the Co-Founder of SocialMediaWeek Lagos, the largest new media and technology conference in Nigeria and is a huge believer in the power of ecosystems. Obi Asika is a member of the board of trustees of the Nigeria Olympic Committee and is the National Coordinator for the Technical Working Group for CCHT (Culture, Creative Industries, Hospitality & Tourism) for the Nigeria agenda 50 national plan.
Nkiru Asika is an Oxford University graduate whose professional experience spans audio-visual production, training, consulting, publishing , journalism, corporate communications and event management.
Well-born and well-bred, she is a global player who has schooled, lived and worked in five countries across three continents. Nkiru brings her vast experience and her time as the Founder of Enterprise Creative which had one of the first hubs in Nigeria to support Iba Ajie. She has in the past been a prime consultant in the creative industries for The British Council and the British High Commission and also produced some of the largest global tv formats.
Yetunde Asika is a lawyer, real estate consultant, and is focused on driving new opportunities across business and advocacy. She holds an LLb Hons and a double LLm from Holborn Law Colleges in corporate commercial law and intellectual property law. She received her professional qualifications at the inns of court in London in 2005, she also is a qualified barrister and solicitor in Nigeria.
Yetunde is a senior associate at Rose & Berkley Chambers in Lagos, a member of the society of black lawyers in the Uk, she has a long career track on advocacy and defended cases at the ICJ and in the uk criminal justice system. Yetunde Asika is the founder of Ajoba Academy, a member of the advisory board of Impact Lagos and works with a number of foundations in the community.
Uju Asika (Cole) is an author, blogger, screenwriter, poet and a seasoned media professional whose portfolio spans TV and film, creative writing and digital content. From inception, Uju was one of the key screenwriters for hit Nigerian daily drama ‘Tinsel’, broadcast across 47 countries. She has just recently published her debut book “Bringing Up Race”which is globally released, she is the founder of award winning blog @Babesabouttown and has built a successful consulting firm, mothers and shakers with partners in London.
Uju Asika was educated at Wycombe Abbey and UCl London, she earned an academic scholarship at NYU for her masters and has had a successful 20 plus year career in global media across three continents.
EZENNIA UGONABO EMEKA ED KEAZORCO-FOUNDER
Emeka Ed Keazor
Ezennia Ugonabo Emeka Ed Keazor. is a lawyer, author, musician, historian, and filmmaker. He is the author of the following critically acclaimed works: The Lagos Hamburg Line: A Brief History of German Commerce in Nigeria (1590 -2016); ‘120 Great Nigerians We Never Knew’, ‘The Federation Cup and Nigerian Football’; amongst others. His documentary film works include the critically acclaimed ‘January 15, 1970: Untold Memories of the Nigeria – Biafra War’; ‘Company Yaya?!?: Lost African Voices of World War 2’ and ‘Onunaekwuluora: The Legend of Thurstan Shaw’, The Mazi Ukonu Story and the biography of Dr Michael Opara amongst others. Ed Keazor is also the curator of the Asika Museum and the ECS Archives.
He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Nigerian Legal History Society. He was the consultant historian for the official FGN Centenary Documentary: ‘We are Nigerians’, and a recipient of an award from the African Society of Cambridge University in 2014, for his work in African History.