23 Notable alumni of
University of Benin

The University of Benin is 1440th in the world, 32nd in Africa, and 7th in Nigeria by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 23 notable alumni from the University of Benin sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Babatunde Fashola

    Babatunde Fashola
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN is a Nigerian lawyer and current Federal Minister of Works and Housing. He served two terms as Governor of Lagos State from May 29, 2007 to May 29, 2015.

  2. Richard Mofe Damijo

    Richard Mofe Damijo
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    actorpolitician
    Biography

    Richard Eyimofe Evans Mofe-Damijo, popularly known as RMD, is a Nigerian actor, writer, producer, lawyer, and former journalist. He was also a former Commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Delta State in 2009. In 2005, he won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. He received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 12th Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2016.

  3. Omoni Oboli

    Omoni Oboli
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    film produceractor
    Biography

    Omoni Oboli is a Nigerian actress, scriptwriter, film director, producer and digital filmmaker. She studied at the New York Film Academy and has written several screenplays, including The Figurine (2009), Anchor Baby (2010), Fatal Imagination, Being Mrs Elliott, The First Lady and Wives on Strike (2016). In 2018 she starred and directed the comedy film, Moms at War.

  4. Lota Chukwu

    Lota Chukwu
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    Years
    1989-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    actorwriter
    Biography

    Ugwu Lotachukwu Jacinta Obianuju Amelia is a Nigerian actress popularly known as Lota Chukwu. She gained popularity after starring in popular Nigerian TV series, Jenifa's Diary alongside Funke Akindele, Juliana Olayode, Falz where she plays the role of "Kiki", a friend of the lead character, Jenifa. She is also a yoga fitness enthusiast.

  5. Raymond Dokpesi

    Raymond Dokpesi
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Chief Raymond Anthony Aleogho Dokpesi in Ibadan is a Nigerian media entrepreneur. His parents are from Agenebode, Edo state in a family including six sisters siblings. He entered the Nigerian mass media industry with his company DAAR Communications and set-up the Nigerian TV network Africa Independent Television (AIT) He was the organising committee chairman of the People's Democratic Party national conference in 2015. As of March 2020, he is still undergoing a trial on corruption charges. In May 2020, Dokpesi became a COVID-19 survivor.

  6. Kefee

    Kefee
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    Years
    1980-2014 (aged 34)
    Occupations
    singer
    Biography

    Kefee Obareki Don Momoh, also referred to by her music name Kefee, was a Nigerian female gospel singer and composer.

  7. Tom Ilube

    Tom Ilube
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    business executivephilanthropistactivist
    Biography

    Thomas Segun Ilube is a British entrepreneur and educational philanthropist and chair of the Rugby Football Union making him the first black chair of a major sport in England. He was ranked first in the Powerlist 2017, an annual listing of the UK's 100 most powerful people with African or Afro-Caribbean heritage.

  8. Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede

    Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    economistbanker
    Biography

    Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede FCIB, CON is a Nigerian banker, investor and philanthropist.

  9. Osagie Ize-Iyamu

    Osagie Ize-Iyamu
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    farmerlawyer
    Biography

    Osagie Ize-Iyamu is a Nigerian pastor, politician, former Chief of Staff and Secretary to the Edo state government. He was the gubernatorial candidate of the Edo state People's Democratic Party for the 2016 Edo state gubernatorial election. He is currently a member of the All Progressives Congress. He was the National Vice-Chairman, South-South Zone, of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN). He is the current APC gubernatorial candidate for the just concluded Edo gubernatorial election in Edo State. He lost to the incumbent governor, Obaseki.

  10. Emmanuel Uduaghan

    Emmanuel Uduaghan
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Enrolled in the University of Benin
    Graduated with Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery in medicine
    Occupations
    politicianphysician
    Biography

    Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan was the Governor of Delta State from 2007 to 2015. He assumed office via an inconclusive election on 29 May 2007 and was a member of the People's Democratic Party (PDP). A medical doctor by profession, prior to becoming governor, he was the Commissioner for Health, Delta State and the Secretary to the State Government. Dr. Uduaghan ran again for governor in the 26 April 2011 elections, and was re-elected. until defeated in 2015 by Ifeanyi Okowa.

  11. Paramanga Ernest Yonli

    Paramanga Ernest Yonli
    Born in
    Burkina Faso Flag Burkina Faso
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    diplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Paramanga Ernest Yonli also known as Ernest Paramanga Yonli, is a Burkinabé politician. He was Prime Minister from 6 November 2000 to 3 June 2007 and then President of the Economic and Social Council of Burkina Faso until March 2015.

  12. Nnenna Elendu Ukeje

    Nnenna Elendu Ukeje
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Nnenna Ijeoma Elendu Ukeje is the former representative for Bende Federal Constituency, Abia State, Nigeria. She was re-elected to this position on 29 May 2011 and also served as the Chairman house committee on foreign affairs. In the 2015 general elections she was also re-elected to the house of representative & once again appointed as the house committee chairman on foreign affairs. In 2019, she was replaced by Benjamin Kalu.

  13. Peju Layiwola

    Peju Layiwola
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    sculptoracademic
    Biography

    Peju Layiwola is an art Historian and visual artist from Nigeria who works in a variety of media and genre. She is listed as a "21st Century Avant-Garde" in the book Art Cities of the Future published by Phaidon Press She is currently a Professor of Art and Art history at the University of Lagos and has been described as a "multitalented artist." Her works can be found in the collection of Microsoft Lagos, Yemisi Shyllon Museum, Pan Atlantic, Lagos and homes of private collectors such as JP and Ebun Clark and the Obi of Onitsha.

  14. Mildred Okwo

    Mildred Okwo
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    film directorfilm producer
    Biography

    Mildred Okwo is a Nigerian film director and producer. She was nominated for Best Director award at the 4th Africa Movie Academy Awards. In 2012 she directed the romance comedy-drama film The Meeting which won several awards including Nigeria Entertainment Awards, Africa Movie Academy Awards and Nollywood Movies Awards.

  15. Ijeoma Uchegbu

    Ijeoma Uchegbu
    Enrolled in the University of Benin
    Studied in 1981
    Occupations
    pharmacologistscience communicatorresearcher
    Biography

    Ijeoma Uchegbu is a Nigerian-British Professor of Pharmacy at University College London where she also holds the position of Pro-Vice Provost for Africa and the Middle East. She is the Chief Scientific Officer of Nanomerics, a pharmaceutical nanotechnology company specialising in drug delivery solutions for poorly water-soluble drugs, nucleic acids and peptides. Apart from her highly cited scientific research in Pharmaceutical Nanoscience, Uchegbu is also known for her work in science public engagement and equality and diversity in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

  16. Reynolds Bekinbo Dagogo-Jack

    Reynolds Bekinbo Dagogo-Jack
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    politicianengineer
    Biography

    Reynolds Bekinbo Dagogo-Jack, OFR, popularly known as Beks, is a Nigerian civil engineer, technocrat and public servant. For over thirty years, Dagogo-Jack has been active in both the public and private sector, especially in areas of government/public administration and project management including engineering, construction and manufacturing.

  17. Chris Ekiyor

    Chris Ekiyor
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    dentistpolitician
    Biography

    Chris Ekiyor is a trained dental surgeon, and the President Emeritus of the Ijaw Youth Council. He is the founder of RAHI Medical Outreach, an NGO that meets the health needs of the rural Africa with a focus on the Niger Delta region.

  18. Darlington Obaseki

    Darlington Obaseki
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    pathologist
    Biography

    Darlington Ewaen Obaseki is a Nigerian Professor of Histopathology and the present Chief Medical Director of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City.

  19. Charles Rotimi

    Charles Rotimi
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    researcher
    Biography

    Charles Nohuoma Rotimi is the Director of the Trans-National Institutes of Health (NIH) center for research in genomics and global health. He works to ensure that population genetics include genomes from African populations and founded the African Society of Human Genetics in 2003. Rotimi was instrumental in the launch of the Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa) with the NIH and the Wellcome Trust. He was elected to the National Academy of Medicine in 2018.

  20. Abiodun Falodun

    Abiodun Falodun
    Biography

    Abiodun Falodun is a professor of pharmaceutical chemistry from Nigeria. He was the Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University of Benin and currently the Rector of Edo State Polytechnic, Usen. He was appointed by the Governor of Edo state, Godwin Obaseki and sworn in on April 4, 2018.

  21. Akanimo Odon

    Akanimo Odon
    Occupations
    film producer
    Biography

    Dr. Akanimo Odon is an international business and strategy development expert from Nigeria. He specializes in education and training, energy and environment, oil and gas, media, charities and government. He lives in England and he is the CEO of Envirofly Consulting Limited, Co-founder of Xn Foundation and also the founder of Academia for Green Africa Initiative.

  22. Cecilia Omaile Ojabo

    Cecilia Omaile Ojabo
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    physiciancivil servant
    Biography

    Cecilia Omaile Ojabo is the former Commissioner of Health and Human Services in Benue State, Nigeria. She was sworn in by Governor Samuel Ortom in 2015. She is also an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the Benue State University Teaching Hospital (BSUTH). As a Commissioner she worked towards improving healthcare in rural areas of Benue State. She also worked towards making hospitals more functional; increasing number of medical staff; and getting rid of polio infection and cholera outbreaks in the entire state.

  23. Patience Maseli

    Patience Maseli
    Biography

    Patience Oghogho Maseli is a former Deputy Director of the Upstream Division at the Department of Petroleum Resources, a position from which she retired in November 2018. She is the first woman to hold that position. She was the head of the first steering committee of Women in Geosciences and Engineering (WiGE). She christened a Drillship West Capella in South Korea on which her name is inscribed.