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Brains & Hammers is led by a team of seasoned professionals, with experience in every aspect of the real estate industry.

Adebola Sheidu

Adebola Sheidu


Founder, and Chairman since 2007, Adebola is a graduate of Law and a seasoned entrepreneur with over a decade’s construction experience in Nigeria. He has served on the boards of several companies, and has vast experience in all matters relating to turnkey real estate consultancy. He is also currently Executive Chairman, Luxury Heights and Towers Ltd., Executive Director, Check Inn Hotels [Nig.] Ltd; as well as Chairman, Legend Concepts and Konsults.

Adebola Sheidu

Umar Abdullahi

Managing Director /CEO

Umar brings over 7 years extensive construction experience to this position. A graduate of Bayero University, Kano, he also has over 10 years banking experience in the banking industry, specializing in financial analysis and risk management. A seasoned businessman himself, and an alumni of Cranfield University, UK, Umar is an excellent manager of people and is focused on achieving Brains & Hammer’s strategic business goals.

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Umaru Aliyu

Project Coordinator

Founder and overall Project Coordinator for Brains & Hammers since 2007, Umar has over 13 years experience in the construction industry. He is a graduate of Public Administration [Ahmadu Bello Univeristy], and is also an alumnus of Webster University, USA from which he graduated with a Masters in Business Administration. Umar is also Founder and Chairman, Shelter Optimum Property Development Company, as well as Chairman, Check Inn Hotels [Nig.] Ltd.

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Mrs. Ifeoma Okoye

Executive Director, Business Development

Ifeoma is a professional with over 16 years experience in start-up operations across human capital management, business development, business strategy, turnaround plans,process mapping and business re-engineering. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Human Resources Management from Middlesex University Business School(UK). She is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development(M.C.I.P.D) and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Managers. Ifeoma has a sound knowledge of real estate investment strategies and fund generation,with experience spanning developing sales, marketing communications and budget plans to implementing sound corporate governance structure for large corporates, SMEs in Nigeria and the UK.

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Aliyu Babangida Aliyu

General Manager

A graduate of Civil Engineering from the Federal University of Technology Minna, Aliyu possesses over 5 years industry experience in various technical and operational roles. A result-oriented manager, Aliyu also has a Masters in Engineering Project Management from Coventry University in the UK.

Adebola Sheidu

Madhur Tripathi

Executive Director, Operations

Madhur brings over 20 years of extensive professional experience in the field of construction and design. He designs and supervises major civil projects(infrastructures and building) in India and Nigeria, including highway, expressway projects, major and minor bridges and cross-drainage works and the preparation of quality control manuals. He is also participating in the preparation of General Specification of Roads and Bridges(Federal Ministry of Works and Housing). He has a bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering and Masters[M.E] in Geo-technical Engineering from the Engineering College, Jodhpur University, Rajasthan, and is also distinguished Member of the Indian Road Congress [RC], a Member of The Institute of Engineers and a Member of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria.

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