• Mr. Oscar Onyema
  • Mr. Kyari Abba Bukar
  • Mr. Bayo Olugbemi
  • Mrs. Ifueko Omoigui Okauru,MFR
  • Mr. Sola Adeeyo
  • Mr. Haruna Jalo-Waziri
  • Obinna Nwosu
  • Kennedy Uzoka
  • Mudathir Omokayode Lawal
  • Mr. Emeka Chimezie Madubuike
  • Mr. Ariyo Olushekun

Mr. Oscar Onyema ,OON
Board Chairman

Mr. Onyema is the Chairman of Central Securities Clearing System Plc. He is also the Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) and member of the National Council. Prior to this, he gained experience for over twenty (20) years working in both the United States financial markets and the Nigerian information technology sector.

In addition to being the Chairman of CSCS, Mr. Onyema is a Council member of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers of Nigeria (CIS); President of the African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA), and a Global Agenda Council member of the World Economic Forum. Mr. Onyema also serves on the boards of all subsidiaries of The Exchange, National Pension Commission of Nigeria, and FMDQ OTC PLC.  

He served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer at NYSE MKT LLC formerly known as American Stock Exchange (AMEX), which he joined in 2001. He was the first person of colour to hold that position, and was instrumental in integrating the AMEX equity business into the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Euronext equity business after the latter’s acquisition of AMEX in 2008. He then managed the NYSE AMEX equity trading business, which he helped position as a premier market for small and mid-cap securities. 

Mr. Onyema’s laudable achievements since helming the affairs of The NSE have received local and international recognitions. He was named by Forbes magazine as one of the Top 10 Most Powerful Men in Africa 2015, and by Abuja Chambers of Commerce as the Most Innovative CEO of the Year 2014. He also received a Special Commendation Award from the US Georgia Legislative Black Caucus. In 2014, The Federal Government of Nigerian bestowed on him the national honour of Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON) in recognition of his contribution to economic development, the transformation of The Nigerian Stock Exchange and the Nigerian capital market.

Mr. Onyema is an alumnus of Harvard Business School having completed its Advanced Management Program. He has an MBA from Baruch College, New York and a B.Sc. from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.

Mr. Kyari Abba Bukar
Managing Director/CEO

Prior to joining CSCS, Mr. Bukar was the MD/CEO of Valucard Nigeria Ltd (now Unified Payments Ltd.) where he was instrumental in turning around the Company from a loss-making entity to what could aptly be termed as a highly profitable entity before his exit. While at Valucard, he successfully introduced Visa cards into the Nigerian Payments system.

With proven versatility and proficiency in Information Technology (IT) systems, Mr. Bukar previously spent 14 years working with Hewlett- Packard (HP); one of the world’s leading IT Companies, where he garnered valuable experience having occupied several Technical and Senior management positions amongst which are: Research and Development Engineer, Manufacturing Development Engineer, Marketing Program Manager, Senior IT Consultant and Worldwide Technical Marketing Manager, within divisions of the Company.


Mr. Bukar also worked with FSB International Bank Plc. (now Fidelity Bank Plc.) as Executive Director in charge of Electronic Banking, Information Technology and Operations.


Presently, Mr. Bukar is the Chairman of the Nigerian Economic Summit (NESG). He sits on the Board of Credit Registry Services Plc. and is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Investors Protection Fund of the NSE. He was a member of the Nigerian National Conference of 2014 where he represented the organized Private Sector Group (NESG).


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Mr. Bayo Olugbemi

Mr. Olugbemi is currently the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of First Registrars Limited. Mr. Olugbemi has extensive experience in the areas of Investment Banking and Portfolio Management.

Mr Olugbemi began his Investment Banking career in the Registrars Department of Union Bank of Nigeria Plc. (now Union Registrars) and has pioneered many Registrar outfits such as Rims Registrars, United Securities Limited, Diamond Bank Registrars and NAL Registrars Limited (now Sterling Registrars), among others.

Mr. Olugbemi is a fellow of many professional bodies such as: The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), Institute of Capital Market Registrars (ICMR), National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (CIMN), and Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered) (NIM). Certified Institute of Pensions of Nigeria (CIPN), Institute of Directors (IOD), Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN). He is also a member of Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS) and Certified Institute of Investment Analysts (CIIA).

He is an experienced trainer in Management, Capital Market Development and Share Registration as well as a motivational speaker of high repute.


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Mrs. Ifueko M. Omoigui Okauru ,MFR, MON. 

Mrs.Okauru is the Managing Partner of Compliance Professionals Plc. - a corporate entity whose business includes providing support to individuals and organizations to ensure compliance with rules and regulations. She is a member of the Board of Trustees of DAGOMO Foundation Nigeria (Limited by Guarantee) - a family based Non-Governmental Organization geared towards community development.

She is a Non-Executive Director of Nigerian Breweries Plc. and an Independent Director of Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc. In January 2016, the Lagos State Governor appointed her as Chairman Board of Trustees, Employment Trust Fund, designed to address the unemployment challenges of the State.

Prior to this, she was Chairperson, Tax Reform Committee Kaduna State in June/July 2015 and Independent Director of Diamond Bank Plc. from October 2012 to October 2015.

From May 2004 to April 2012, she was the first female Executive Chairman of the FIRS and Chairman of the Joint Tax Board (JTB) comprising representatives of all taxing tiers of government of Nigeria. She was also a part-time member of the United Nations (UN) Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters from August 2009 to July 2013.

From July 1996 to April 2004, she was the Chief Responsibility Officer of ReStraL Ltd. (a leadership and management services organisation) and from 1983 to March 1996, she worked across the broad spectrum of Audit, Tax and Consulting services in the firm of Arthur Andersen &Co. (now split into two firms – KPMG Professional Services and Accenture). She became partner and head of the firm’s successful strategy consulting practice before her exit in 1996.

She holds a BSC in Accounting from the University of Lagos and a Masters degree in Management Science from Imperial College, University of London. She also holds a Masters degree in Public Administration, Harvard University.

She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN).



Mr. Sola Adeeyo

Mr. Sola Adeeyo is the Chairman/CEO Astral Waters Limited; a leading producer of table water for home and general consumption.

Mr. Adeeyo is also a Director and the owner of Oakwood Park Hotel, Lekki/Epe Way. In 1991, Mr. Adeeyo founded Asset & Investment Limited, a financial services company whose activities includes trade finance and marketing consultancy for major international companies in the petroleum, construction industries and banks. The Company also engaged in the business of funds management. He was the Managing Director/CEO of the Company from its inception in 1991 to 2001.

From 1989 to 1991, Mr. Adeeyo was Director/Group Head Treasury of Investment Banking & Trust Company (IBTC) Limited. He was part of the founding management/owner group that nurtured the bank from inception in 1989.


Mr. Haruna Jalo-Waziri

Mr. Haruna Jalo-Waziri is an Executive Director, Capital Markets at The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). He possesses a highly relevant and astounding career profile spanning over twenty years in the capital market; he has earned a profound understanding of the various sectors and diverse fields.

Mr. Jalo-Waziri’s experience in the capital market covers regulation, deal origination, execution as well as investment management. He started his career at The NSE and then moved to the Securities and Exchange Commission. He worked with Afrinvest West Africa (formerly SECTRUST) for four years and later left for Kakawa Discount House Limited to start the Asset Management department which he later transformed to a full-fledged company; Kakawa Asset Management Limited.

Mr. Jalo-Waziri joined the services of First Alliance Pension & Benefits Limited in partnership with Mcube South Africa. He subsequently joined the services of United Bank for Africa as MD/CEO of UBA Stockbrokers Limited and later became the MD/CEO of UBA Asset Management Limited.
Mr Jalo-Waziri holds an MBA (Management) from Ahmadu Bello University and is an alumni of the Lagos Business School (LBS), Venture Capital Institute of America and the University of Maiduguri (UniMaid).


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Mr. Obinna Nwosu

Mr. Nwosu was appointed to the Board of CSCS in February 2014. He started his career with Guaranty Trust Bank in 1994 where he spent over 8 years before joining Access Bank in 2002. He has garnered over 20 years banking experience cutting across Transaction Services, Retail and Commercial Banking. He is the Group Deputy Managing Director/Chief Operating Officer of Access Bank Plc.

He holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Colombia University in The City of New York, Master’s Degree in Business Administration as well as a Degree in Accounting from University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He has attended several Executive and Leadership Development Programs in leading institutions across the globe. He serves on the board of the 6 Access Bank subsidiaries in Africa and Access Bank (UK) Limited.



Mr. Mudathir Omokayode Lawal

Mr. Mudathir Kayode Lawal started his career with NBM Bank where he worked from 1987 to 2005. During this period, he excelled in various marketing roles and was subsequently appointed as the bank's Treasurer. Following the consolidation exercise and the emergence of Sterling Bank in 2006, he was again assigned to marketing, to head various regions in Lagos, a testament to the confidence in his abilities on the field.

Kayode is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and has professional qualifications from the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) and Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN). He is also an alumnus of the Lagos Business School, Columbia University Graduate School of Business and University of Oxford.

MR. Emeka   Madubuile

Mr. Emeka C. Madubuike is a fellow of both the institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers of Nigeria. He is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation. He is an Authorized Dealing Clerk of the Nigeria Stock Exchange and duly registered by the Securities and Exchange Commission. He holds a BSc (Hons) in Agricultural Economics from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

Mr. Madubuike has garnered over 25 years of experience in the Capital and Money Markets. He started his career with CSL Stockbrokers Limited. In 2007, he left his then place of employment, International Standard Securities Limited to establish and manage Compass Investments and Securities Limited.  

Mr. Madubuike is the current Chairman of the Association of Stockbroking Houses of Nigeria (ASHON) and a member of the Council of the CIS. He was a member of the National Council of The Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE) as well as a former Director of NSE Consult Limited – a subsidiary of The NSE. He also served as Chairman of the Investigation Panel of The NSE.

Mr. Madubuike has been a member of committees set up by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and is currently the Vice Chairman of Annual Capital Market Retreat Committee of the Capital Market Committee. He also served on the Ministerial Committee for the Resuscitation of the Capital Market set up by the Minister of Finance.

MR. Ariyo  Olushekun

Mr Ariyo Olushekun is the MD/CEO of Capital Assets Management Limited. He is a fellow of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAN) and the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS). He is also a Member of the Institute of Directors, the Chartered Institute of Taxation, Institute of Public Accountants, Australia and The Nigerian Institute of Management. He is an Authorized Dealing Clerk of The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) and is duly registered by the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC). He holds an MBA (Marketing) from the University of Lagos as well as a HND in Accountancy from Yaba College of Technology.

He is also an Alumnus of the Advance Management Program (AMP) of IESE Business School, Barcelona, Spain. Mr. Olushekun has over 27 years’ experience of active participation in various aspects of Investment Banking eleven out of which were spent at Centre-Point Merchant Bank Plc. He left Centre-Point in 1998 to establish and manage Capital Assets Limited, a leading Investment Banking outfit in Nigeria.  

Mr. Olushekun is the Immediate Past President and Chairman of the Governing Council of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers. He has served on the National Council of The NSE and also held directorship position on the board of The NSE’s subsidiary company, NSE Consult Limited. He is currently serving on the Board of NASD PLC. He was a member of the Business Support Group of The Nigerian Vision 2020. He also served on the Capital Market Resuscitation Committee set up by the Federal Government of Nigeria, as well as the Capital Market Master Plan Committee (CAMIC) of the Securities & Exchange Commission.


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