Dr. Dele Oyeku has Master’s degree in Chemistry from the University of Ilorin; with a Postgraduate Certificate in Computer Science Applications; Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration and Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration with Distinctions. He is currently pursuing a PhD programme at the Babcock University with specialization in Entrepreneurial Success. Dr. Dele Oyeku has flair for Physical Chemistry with strength in Chemical thermodynamics, Chemical kinetics, Quantum Chemistry and Statistical Chemistry. He was awarded DSc. (Hons) (Doctor of Science) in Entrepreneurship & Information Management by the European American University of the Commonwealth of Dominica on 22nd August, 2015 based on his outstanding contribution to entrepreneurship development in Nigeria. 

He has attended many courses on SMEs development; technology entrepreneurship; business plan/feasibility report preparation; business proposal writing; and several other management courses in Nigeria and abroad including Asia, Europe and Africa. His areas of research interest are: techno-economic packaging of R & D results for micro, small and medium entrepreneurs; technology business development; R&D commercialization, technology transfer and industrial linkage & extension, technical enterprises promotion and development, technology management and intellectual property rights and patenting; entrepreneurship and so on. 

Dr. Dele Oyeku has thirty research articles published in academic journals. He has co-authored five books on entrepreneurship and currently has six manuscripts on books on techno-investments opportunities in different areas of technologies developed at FIIRO in press. He has attended many conferences, seminar, workshops etc and presented over sixty papers in conferences, seminars, workshops, etc. As an expert in business plan and feasibility report writing, Dr. Dele Oyeku has been involved in the preparation of over 150 feasibility reports/business plans within the last twenty years. Since, joining the services of FIIRO, he has been involved in training of over 25,000 techno-entrepreneurs most of whom have set up profitable businesses. Dele Oyeku was celebrated as an “Inspire Africa Individual” at a Television Talk show (Moments) during Moments’ episode on “Un-celebrated Resources”. He is happily married with children.


Dr. Dele Oyeku is currently the Chairman Board Fellows of the Chartered Institute of Entrepreneurship and Corporate Governance and is a member to the following professional bodies;

  • Chartered Institute of Entrepreneurship and Corporate Governance 
  • Institute of Chartered Administrators and Researchers of Nigeria
  • The Chartered Institute of Corporate Marketing and Management of Nigeria
  • Nigerian Institute of Training and Development
  • Institute of Entrepreneurs Nigeria
  • Nigerian Institute of Management
  • Nigerian Institute of Marketing
  • Institute of Management Consultants of Nigeria