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Working Groups


Working Groups that align with common use cases that governments around the continent encounter on a regular basis.

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Communities of Interest


Dedicated teams working to advance innovation and technological excellence for the benefit of Africa.

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Networking Events


Providing opportunities for discussion on why cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies are important.

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Global Collaborations


Building partnerships and collaborations that work across the countries of Africa region.

What We Do At OBTU

Passionate advocacy for Blockchain Technology adoption in Nigeria and across Africa.

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Interfacing with governments

Blockchain technology has an enormous potential to modernize the government and public sector. 

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Interfacing with regulators

Jurisdictional challenges, crypto assets, privacy and data protection, fraud, etc. are regulators nightmare.

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Interfacing with legislators

Proper definitions, Policies, Laws, and Acts that guide the implementation of blockchain technology.

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Interfacing with policy makers

Making blockchain technology work through right policy advocacy and stakeholder engagements.

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Engaging the ecosystem

Educating the community to understand and appreciate the inner workings of the technology.

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Self Regulating the Industry

Promote the spirit of self-regulation, abide by the supervisory stipulations, enhance the business ethics and establish market disciplines.

OBTU Code Of Conduct

Our Code of Conduct is aimed at protecting the interests of the participating members of the organization, exchanges, businesses, investors and users, as well as encouraging the healthy development of the Blockchain industry.

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Our Team

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Yahaya Maikori

Trustee Board Member

Yahaya Maikori is a Nigerian entertainment lawyer. He is the founder of the law firm Law Allianz and the co-founder of the record label Chocolate City. 

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Chimezie Chuta

Trustee Board Member

Chimezie Chuta is the Founder/ Coordinator of Blockchain Nigeria User Group. Advisory board member Kinesis Money. Author, Techie and Innovation expert.

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Olutoyin Oloniteru

Trustee Board Member

HHI Olutoyin J Oloniteru is a Co-founder & CEO of Spindlar Cyberlaw, Chairman & President at Crypto Economy Institute of Africa & former DG- ICT, Government of Ekiti State, Nigeria.

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Mohammed Ibrahim Jega

Trustee Board Member

Mohammed Ibrahim Jega is the Head, Business Development Africa in Vogue Pay an Online payment processing company. He is Co-founder of Domineum.

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Kingsley Ugwu

Executive Secretary

Kingsley Ugwu is an accomplished legal practitioner in Lagos. He is the senior partner at Eternal Solicitors.

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Chukwuemeka Fred Agbata

Trustee Board Member

Chukwuemeka Fred Agbata Jnr (CFA) is cofounder GoDo Hub, a multi-award winning media professional, TV presenter, columnist, start-up advisor, blockchain advocate.

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Adedeji Owonibi

Advisory Board Member

Adedeji Owonibi is the Senior Partner - Financial Forensics and Digital Currency Governance/ Investigations at A&D Forensics LLC. He is skilled in Blockchain Forensics, Wallets Analytics, etc.

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Bolaji Onibudo

Advisory Board Member

Mobolaji has over 18 years of experience in technology consulting. Recently, he was the technical lead in the implementation of the Nigerian Customs Blockchain Project.

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Genevieve Leveille

Advisory Board Member

Genevieve Leveille is an Innovative Serial Entrepreneur. She is the principal founder of AgriLedger, an agricultural-focused blockchain systems provider.

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Andrew Nevin

Advisory Board Member

Andrew Nevin PhD., is the Chief Economist at PWC West Africa, and co-founder at Binkabi.io, a blockchain-powered tokenization of agricultural commodities.

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Khadijat Abdulkadir

Advisory Board Member

Khadijat Abdulkadir is the Chief Technology Officer at Africa Prudential Plc. She is a Social Entrepreneur and Founder of the Digital African Woman.

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Boulevard A. Aladetoyinbo

Advisory Board Member

Boulevard Aladetoyinbo is Security token/ STO/ ICO/ IEO/ TGE legal advisor, founding Partner at Lex Futurus Group, LLC., a full-fledged Blockchain Tech Law firm.

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Davidson Oturu

Advisory Board Member

Davidson Oturu, Partner in the IP/Tech Group at ǼLEX, holds an LL.M and an MBA. He advises corporate entities on intellectual property rights (software, patents, innovations, trademarks), securities, corporate finance, digital assets, and financial technology.

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John Kamara

Advisory Board Member

Ambassador City AI ( Nairobi and Lagos). A visionary and thought leader with experience in new markets and verticals across multiple sectors. John has strong skills are market development for digital/online/ interactive/ AI/ Blockchain and Marketing.

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Deji Soetan

Advisory Board Member

Managing Partner at Blockchain Asset Management Limited (BAM) is one of Africa’s leading private Blockchain Solution providers. They implemented the Nigeria Customs Service Blockchain project. A first in Africa.

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Owenize Odia

Advisory Board Member

Nigeria Country Manager at Luno, Owen holds a degree in Computer Engineering and Master of Science in Mobile Computing (Distinction) from the University of Hertfordshire. She previously worked for Zenith Bank as Mobile Payment Lead and is passionate about mobile payments and crypto-currencies. `

What Our Members Say?

Recent Blog

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Raspberry Pi (RPi) is a low-cost, portable, credit-card sized computer (board) that plu

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Contrary to what most people think, there are several Cryptocurrency Exchanges developed by Nigerian entrepreneurs, where one can buy or sell crypt

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22 Jun

Africa is home to 16.3% of humanity but home to less than 1% of the world’s billion-dollar companies and only about 4% of global GDP.

Partnerships & Affiliations

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