Executive Master of Business Administration

Maximise your leadership potential without interrupting your career with our Executive MBA offered in Nigeria.
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18-month programme starting
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Hybrid learning: Hybrid learning with in-person impact


Online learning with some in-person events at our Abuja campus
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18 hours per week learning time for 18 months


Master’s degree from Nile University of Nigeria

Developing high-impact leadership in Africa with our Executive Master of Business Administration degree

This innovative programme offered by Nile University of Nigeria is designed for working professionals seeking to advance their careers.

  • graduation-icon This 18-month MBA degree programme combines core courses in accounting, finance, marketing, and organisational behaviour with a focus on applying these principles in a real-world African context.
  • goal-icon You will have the opportunity to choose from a selection of electives to specialise in a field that aligns with your career goals.
  • balance-icon The hybrid format provides a flexible learning experience, allowing you to balance your studies with your work and personal commitments while leveraging opportunities to build relationships in-person.

Who you’ll be learning from

These esteemed faculty members and local leaders design the programme, present live online lectures, and preside over the immersive weeks that take place at our Abuja campus.

Assoc. Prof. Hauwa Lamino Abubakar 

Head of Department, CEO, Co-Founder, and Board Member. 

Prof. May Nwoye

40+ years business experience, Dean of Faculty and published author.

Dr. Nasamu Gambo

15+ years in Business Administration.

Dr. Frank Alaba Ogedengbe

40+ publications in local and international journals. 

Prof. Jide Oladipo 

Head of Department, Dean and sought-after Business Consultant in Economics. 

Dr. Lucky Otsoge Onmonya

27+ years Industry and Academic experience in Finance and Accounting.

Complete your Masters in Business Administration degree with full support

At Nile University of Nigeria, there are three dedicated teams that are all invested in your growth during your learning experience.

  • Student Success Our student success team will help you navigate any challenge you face throughout your learning journey, to ensure nothing can break your stride.
  • Faculty A member of the Nile University of Nigeria faculty will present weekly live sessions, facilitate online discussions throughout the week, and offer guiding feedback on hands-on assignments.
  • Technical Support Many MBA students are new to studying online. That’s why our Tech Support team is accessible during business hours to quickly help you solve any technical challenges.

The Executive MBA student experience

Flexible schedule
Flexible schedule

Engage with the self-paced elements of the course on your own schedule, while honouring key deadlines.

Live sessions
Live sessions

Attend live sessions online or in person on weekends to collaborate with your peers and lecturers.

Networking opportunities
Networking opportunities

Get to know your peers in the online student community, and meet your peers in person at immersive weeks.

Mobile app
Mobile app

We know you’re always on the move! Use our mobile app to download content and learn anytime anywhere.

Personalised support
Personalised support

Our Faculty, Tech Support, and Student Success teams are available to support you every step of the way.

Alumni programme
Alumni programme

Graduates of this programme form part of the Nile University of Nigeria alumni community.

Meet other MBA students at our exclusive Immersive Weeks

Immersive Weeks take place once per term at our Abuja campus, but you can join from anywhere. These events are jam-packed with inspiring guest-speakers, hands-on experience, and incredible opportunities to build lifelong connections.

This time you will spend with your peers in-person is the fertile ground in which you will grow your ability to leverage diverse perspectives to drive sustainable growth in Africa.

Find out more at our next information session

We have a lot more to share about this exciting Executive MBA programme. Sign up to be notified on upcoming information sessions and related events.

Benefits for your organisation

Exposure to this curriculum uniquely positions leaders to enhance organisational performance, leverage new opportunities, offer management consulting services, and expand access to international markets through new connections.

Our EMBA programme is designed for senior management professionals who are working full-time. If your organisation is considering in investing in the growth of your leadership team, get in touch to discuss your needs.