Dr. Bosun Tijani is a Nigerian-British entrepreneur, innovator, and policymaker who is currently serving as the minister of communications, innovation, and digital economy of the Federal Republic of Nigeria since 2023.



    Bosun Tijan is also the co-founder and CEO of Co-Creation Hub (CcHUB), a leading Pan-African innovation and technology centre that supports social entrepreneurs and startups across the continent.

    Profile summary

    NameBosun Tijani
    First NameBrian
    Last NameDevoil
    BirthdayJuly 20
    Birth Year1977
    Place of BirthOgun State
    Home TownLagos state
    Birth CountryNigeria
    Birth SignCancer
    MotherMrs. Tijani
    SiblingsNot Available
    SpouseMoji Tijani
    Height5″10 feet
    WeightNot Known
    Eye ColorDark Brown
    Hair ColorBlack
    X (Twitter)@bosuntijani

    Early Life and Education

    Dr. Tijani was born on July 20, 1977, in Agege, Lagos, Nigeria. He spent his childhood in Lagos and Abeokuta, where he attended his primary and secondary schools. He then moved to Jos, where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Jos in 2002.

    Bosun Tijani later pursued his master’s degree in information systems and management from Warwick Business School, United Kingdom, in 2007. In 2023, he completed his PhD in Innovation and Economic Development from the University of Leicester, where he researched how African countries can effectively organise their innovation ecosystems.

    Professional Career and Achievements

    Early Career and CcHUB Leadership:

    • Dr. Tijani began as a fellow at the International Trade Center, focusing on trade projects in Ghana, Uganda, and Kenya.
    • I joined Hewlett-Packard as a business analyst for EMEA before co-founding CcHUB in 2010 for social innovation and tech entrepreneurship.
    • CcHUB expanded across Africa, acquiring iHUB in Kenya in 2019 and launching the CcHUB Design Lab in Rwanda, supporting 200+ startups with global partnerships.

    Entrepreneurial Ventures and Academic Roles:

    • Founder and CEO of Truppr, connecting communities to sports and wellness events.
    • Partner at Growth Capital, Nigeria’s first social innovation fund.
    • Visiting adjunct professor at Wits School of Governance, a fellow at Stanford, and a Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow.

    Ministerial Appointment:

    • In 2023, he was appointed Minister of Communications, Innovation, and Digital Economy by President Bola Tinubu.
    • Overseeing the national digital strategy implementation for Nigeria’s transformation into a knowledge-based society.
    • Responsible for regulating and promoting the telecommunications, IT, and postal sectors, ensuring digital infrastructure security.

    Personal Life and Family

    Dr. Tijani is married to Moji Tijani, a public health specialist and consultant. They have three children and reside in Abuja, Nigeria, and Leicester, United Kingdom. Dr. Tijani is an avid reader, runner, and football fan. He supports Arsenal FC and the Nigerian national team. He is also a philanthropist who supports various causes and initiatives related to education, health, and youth empowerment.

    Who is Bosun Tijani in Nigeria?

    Bosun Tijani is a notable figure in Nigeria as the co-founder and CEO of CcHub, a pioneering open living lab and pre-incubation space that supports technology innovation. For the latest information on his role or activities, please check recent sources.

    Who will be the Minister of Communication in 2023?

    In 2023, Bosun Tijani will hold the position of Minister of Communication, Innovation, and Digital Economy in Nigeria. Renowned as a tech entrepreneur and co-founder of CcHUB, a network fostering innovation in Africa, he assumed this role through an appointment by President Bola Tinubu in August 2023.

    How old is Bosun Tijan?

    The Nigerian Minister of Communication was born on July 20, 1977, which made him 46 years old.

    Who is the CEO of CcHub?

    Bosun Tijani serves as the co-founder and CEO of CcHub, Nigeria’s leading open living lab. For the latest information, check the organization’s official sources.

    Bosun Tijani Net Worth

    Bosun Tijani, a prominent Nigerian entrepreneur, is reported to be among the wealthiest, with a net worth of $5 million, as per analyses from sources such as Wikipedia, Forbes, and Business Insider. This information is current as of the last update on December 11, 2023.

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