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About Us

At Brains & Hammers, we design with people and culture in mind to produce homes for both individuals and families.
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Affordable Homes

At Brains & Hammers, our customers are the driving force of our existence; keeping them satisfied and happy is our priority. We take pride meeting our customers’ ever evolving needs.

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High ROI

We provide our investors with unbelievable annual interest rates and also provides buy-to rent clients appreciable properties with unrivalled annual rental returns on their investments.


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Reliable Partner

Brains and Hammers has firmly established herself as a trustworthy and dependable organization in the Real Estate Industry that delivers style and top-notch quality homes and properties.

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Excellence

In all aspects of our business, we strive for excellence and aims to provide the highest level of service possible. Our team consists of talented, driven, and highly dedicated professionals.

Our Story

Who we are

Established in 2006, Brains and hammers real estate is backed up by decade’s worth of insight and expertise. Over the years, we have successfully carved a niche as the best in building high end infrastructures and delivering unparalleled experiences for our highly esteemed clients for sale and lease.

Our team is the best in the industry with access to the best and most reliable information and education allowing them continuous improvement in organizational culture, structure, and operational strategies in alignment to supporting and fulfilling business objectives.

, About Us, Brains & Hammers

Bridging the housing gap in Africa is a critical job that has to be done”

Adebola Sheidu
Chairman, Brains & Hammers Group
BRAINS&HAMMERS

OUR AWESOME TEAM

UMARU ALIYU

PRESIDENT

Founder and President of Brains & Hammers since 2007, Umaru has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry. He is a graduate of Business Administration, Ahmadu Bello University, and an alumnus of Webster University, the USA, from which he graduated with a Masters degree in
Public Administration. Umaru is also the Founder and Chairman, Shelter Optimum Property Development Company and Chairman, Check Inn Hotels (Nig.) Ltd.

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ABUBAKAR SHEIDU

COMPANY SECRETARY

Barrister Abubakar Sheidu is a lawyer with over 30 years of postcall-to-bar legal experience in corporate mergers and acquisitions, commercial, property, real estate, maritime, and shipping law practice. He has managed the transition of Brains and Hammers into a holding company structure. His professional career experience includes; Legal Counsel at Elf Petroleum, Legal Associate at Edewor and Company, Sole Proprietor and Principal of Abubakar Sheidu and Company, Director, Black Qural Concepts Limited. He is the Principal Partner at Chesterfield Partners.

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CHRISTINE FASHAKIN-NOBRE

GROUP CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Christine Fashakin-Nobre holds an M.Sc. in Information Systems Development from the London School of Economics (LSE) and has over 20 years of experience across various sectors including, FMCG, Telecoms, and Consulting. She is the arrowhead of the ongoing transformation across all aspects of our business and overseas the activities of all Strategic Business Units within the organization.

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KABIR GANO

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER - BRAINS AND HAMMERS AFFORDABLE

Kabir Gano is the champion of the company’s N64bn, ten thousand unit Bungalow City project in Abuja. A consummate business leader, Kabir started his professional career as a human resource professional and has over 15 years of experience in that field. His track record includes his role as the regional Human Resource Operations Head, MTN Nigeria, and Head, HR and Chief Admin Officer, Kano Electricity Distribution Company. He joined Brains and Hammers in 2016 as the head of HR before becoming the director of special duties. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management, Nigeria, and the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development, UK.

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OMO OSOBASE

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER - BRAINS AND HAMMERS PLUS

Omo Osobase has over 14 years of combined banking and real estate business experience. The graduate of the University of Benin started his professional career as a graduate trainee at Access Bank before moving to Bank PHB. He later joined Aso Savings and Loans and rose to become a branch manager. Today, he is the champion of real estate investment by international oil and gas companies, telecommunications, and other blue-chip industries through their respective corporative unions. As the COO of Brains and Hammers Plus, Omo is leading the company’s vision of consolidating on the development of premium homes that cater to the housing needs of upwardly mobile Nigerians.

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ADEBOLA SHEIDU

CHAIRMAN

Our founder and Chairman, Adebola Sheidu is a graduate of Law and a seasoned entrepreneur with over a decade’s worth of 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. Adebola is also currently Executive Chairman, Luxury Heights and Towers Ltd.; Director, Check Inn Hotels (Nig.) Ltd; as well as Chairman, Legend Concepts and Konsults.

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11000
FINISHED HOMES
15000
HAPPY CUSTOMERS
15
YEARS ON THE MARKET
115
SKILLED PROFESSIONALS

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