Otunba Akin Alabi is a renowned Nigerian entrepreneur, author, politician and philanthropist born on March 31, 1977.
Akin Alabi hails from Ibadan, Oyo state, western part of Nigeria.
He attended Command Children School and Federal Government College, Enugu for his primary and secondary education respectively.
He obtained a higher National Diploma in Business Administration at Ibadan Polytechnic and a masters degree in Marketing at the University of Liverpool. He also obtained a certificate in intellectual Property Strategy from Harvard University, Boston, United States.
Akin Alabi is the founder of the popular sports betting company, Nairabet and also the author of the business and marketing book, ‘Small Business, Big Money’.
Akin Alabi began operating in the business line in 2003 where he sold books, manuals and other information products.
He launched his seminar and training company which focuses on mentoring young people to start their own business.
Akin got his breakthrough after establishing his sport betting company, Nairabet with its headquarters in Lagos and operating worldwide.
His business line does not stop there as he is also into entertainment. He founded Nightlife.ng, an online portal that reflects the nightlife industry in Nigeria.
Alabi is also the owner of the popular label, Over The Top Entertainment which houses Nigerian music stars, Skuki, Sheliroy and Benijamz.
He is a philanthropist, having founded the Akin Alabi foundation, a non profit organization aimed at improving the well being of the people.
Lets not forget that he is a politician who is also a member of the party, All Progressive Congress (APC).
He declared his intention to run for a seat in Nigeria’s Federal House of Representatives of which on October 5, 2018, he emerged as APC’s House of Representatives candidate for the Egaba/Ona Ara Federal Constituency in Oyo state. He lost the election to PDP.
Akin Alabi is married to his lovely wife, Oluwadamilare and their union is blessed with two children, Oluwalayomi and Ireoluwa Alabi.
Akin Alani is one of the most influential Nigerian business man with an estimated net worth of $75 million.
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