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Astronomers Without Borders Nigeria

One People, One Sky

AWB Nigeria | WHO WE ARE

The Astronomers Without Borders (AWB) Nigeria, is a non-governmental organization with the aim of spreading Astronomy and its benefits throughout Nigeria. Our goals, activities and projects are done in affiliation with the Astronomers without Borders global community. Our global motto is ‘One People, One Sky.’

AWB Nigeria Staff

Olayinka Fagbemiro


Olayinka Abiodun Fagbemiro is the Founder/CEO of AWB Nigeria. She leads a versatile team of young and enthusiastic STEM experts, overseeing

Timi Ekubo

Deputy National Cordinator

Timi Ekubo is the Deputy National Coordinator AWB Nigeria. He is a Certified Engineer by The Council for the Regulation of Engineers in Nige

Effioanwan Etim

Member/Legal Adviser

Effioanwan Etim is a graduate of Law from the University of Calabar, Nigeria and called to the Nigerian Bar, she is also an Associate of the

Yewande Adeyeye

Financial Secretary

Adeyeye Yewande Elizabeth has a B.Eng in Aeronautical Engineering from Shenyang Aerospace University, China and has an M.Sc in Systems engin

Makoji Samuel

Media and Technology

Samuel Idoko Makoji is a member of AWB Nigeria, bringing in a a mix of passion and expertise in Media and Technology to AWB activities.

Bashir Yusuf

Project Manager

Bashir Yusuf is a graudate of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maiduguri. He embraces astronomy related topics and STEM Educati

Blessing Kakushia Nwadike

Project Manager

Blessing Kakushia Nwadike is a graduate of Geography in Faculty of Science from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State. She has a Post

Iheanacho Michael

Secretary General

Ihenacho M. Nnaemeka is a graduate of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Anambra State and African Regional Center for Space and Technical Education

Adamu Makarfi

Project Manager

Adamu Makarfi is a graduate of Chemical Engineering from the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He is one of the pioneers of Astron

Dr Idris Jega

Dr Idris Jega

Technical Consultant

He is the Technical Consultant of AWB, and has participated in WAISSYA 2017. Dr Jega’s contribution to AWB is in reviewing research...