About Us

The Nigerian University of Technology and Management (NUTM) is a pioneering higher education initiative to identify and train the next generation of leaders in technology and management for Africa.

NUTM will strive for excellence in technology and management, and become a hub for best-in-class learning and research. It will focus on areas in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Management in its academic offerings at the undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral levels. In the next 10 years, NUTM aspires to be among the top five universities in Africa, and the best in Nigeria.

  • Vision

    To be ranked among the top 50 global institutions focused on technology and management by the year 2030
  • Mission

    To develop innovative leaders in technology and management who will create an impact in Africa and the world
  • Values

    Innovation | Excellence | Sustainability | Integrity | Collaboration


Governing Board

Okechukwu Enelamah

Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah

Chairman, NUTM Governing Board; Co-founder and Chairman, African Capital Alliance; Former Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Nigeria

MBA, Harvard University

Omobola Johnson

Dr. Omobola Johnson

Member, NUTM Governing Board; Senior Partner, TLcom Capital; Former Minister of Communication Technology

PhD, Cranfield University

Arnold Ekpe

Mr. Arnold Ekpe

Member, NUTM Governing Board; Senior Advisor, Dangote Group; Former Group CEO, Ecobank Transnational Inc

MBA, University of Manchester

Ademola Adeyemi-Bero

Mr. Ademola Adeyemi-Bero

Member, NUTM Governing Board; Managing Director & CEO, FIRST E&P; Former President, British Gas, Nigeria

MS, Imperial College, London

Advisory Board

Pramath Raj Sinha

Dr. Pramath Raj Sinha

Managing Director, Harappa Education; Founding Dean, Indian School of Business; Co-Founder, Ashoka University

PhD, University of Pennsylvania

Phillip Clay

Dr. Phillip Clay

Professor and Former Chancellor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Akintunde Akinwande

Dr. Akintunde Akinwande

Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Former Scientist, Honeywell Inc. Technology Center

PhD, Stanford University

Dick Kramer

Mr. Dick Kramer

Former Chairman, African Capital Alliance; Former Managing Partner, Arthur Andersen & Company

MBA, Harvard Business School

Victor Dodig

Mr. Victor Dodig

President and CEO, CIBC Group; Vice-Chair, Business Council of Canada

MBA, Harvard Business School

Academic Programs

NUTM Scholars Program

The NUTM Scholars Program (NSP) is a one-year interdisciplinary postgraduate program with a focus on Technology, Entrepreneurship and Design. The Program aims to develop creative leaders in technology and business for the Africa region by providing contemporary, contextual and transformative leadership education and experiences. The program has selected 60 exceptional young individuals from Africa for the Founding Class of 2021.

Other Programs

The NUTM team is in the process of developing a variety of academic programs. These programs will be designed keeping in mind the ethos of NUTM and the change it aims to bring to the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) and Management fields in Africa and the world.



Discover Lagos

Known for being one of the liveliest cities in Africa to live in, Lagos is the fulcrum of Nigeria’s growing economy and is increasingly becoming the tech hub of Africa. The growing importance of Lagos in the tech scene is demonstrated by interest from the world’s biggest tech companies including Google and Facebook. The city is also home to the headquarters of Africa’s largest banks making it the largest financial hub in West Africa.

Lagos Lagoon

Lagos Lagoon, Victoria Island in Lagos

Lekki - Ikoyi bridge

Lekki - Ikoyi bridge

Skyline at Dawn

Skyline at Dawn