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The Man, Ifeanyi Aniagoh at 40


Ifeanyi ANIAGOH is a passionate & self-motivated young man with over 12 years experience in Administration; Reputation Management; Youth Development; Coaching & Mentoring; and Digital Entrepreneurship. 

As an advocate of youth development and participation in governance, Ifeanyi spent years on positive youth actions: he was among the initiators of The Nigerian Youth Manifesto Project; he joined in drafting the Youth CSOs Code of Conduct; Ifeanyi was a Coordinator in the Youth Alliance for Constitution & Electoral Reform; and among the pioneer promoters of the #NotTooYoungToRun Campaign.

Aside being an Agricultural & Bioresources Engineering graduate of the prestigious University of Nigeria Nsukka, Ifeanyi also had Post Graduate Studies at Ahmadu Bello University; studied Information Technology at National Open University of Nigeria; and had Diploma in Photography from Shaw Academy, Dublin. He is a certified Project Manager (IPMP) and Safety Officer with HSE Levels 1 & 2 certifications; and most recently, Ifeanyi was one of the 8 Nigerians trained by Harvard University’s Shorenstein Center for Media, Politics and Public Policy on Human Research Protection; with two Masters Degree in view.

Since graduation, Aniagoh has served as Personal Assistant to Njikoka LG Chairman, Chief Dazza Udeozo from 2011 to 2013; before joining Chief Willie Obiano's administration in 2014 as an Executive Assistant to the Governor on Media; in 2015 he got doubly promoted to Senior Special Assistant on Social Media; and later became Senior Special Assistant on Youth Development and Digital Entrepreneurship in 2018. And in 2019, he was appointed the Director-General of Anambra Digital Entrepreneurship Office to nurture and expand of Digital Entrepreneurship in the State, a position he held till March 17, 2022 before aspiring to represent the good people of Njikoka II State Constituency in the House of Assembly.

As an advocate of Digital Entrepreneurship, Ifeanyi, popularly known as the Digi-Priest, has spoken at local and international audiences promoting positive use of the cyberspace, leading young people through Self Development & Value Reorientation; and raising Digital Entrepreneurs. In 2018, Ifeanyi launched the Digipreneur project with which he has trained over 10,000 persons on Digital Skills, mentored 2,000 and facilitated an all expense paid business trip to Dubai for 10 young persons and a traditional ruler.

Aniagoh is the Founder of Digipreneur Hub, DigiTours, DigiTV, DigiSavers and De-Edge Estates; the Exponent of Digipreneur; the Organiser of Digipreneur Week; and the Convener of Anambra Stakeholders Meetup (Digi-Family) with huge eye and deep push to become a renowned Entrepreneur in Real Estate, Agri-Business and TechNovation.  

Aniagoh is currently the President of Rotary Club of Awka Hybrid in District 9142 of Rotary International. A member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, a Chattered Management Consultant and a Fellow of Institute of Management Consultants. A 2015 Future Awards Africa Nominee for Ford Foundation Prize for Youth Employment, and 2017 Winner of Most Valuable Digital Aide at the Embassy of Ecuador in Nigeria plus over 100 other personal awards for his contributions in Youth Development & Digital Entrepreneurship, Community Service & exemplary Life of Charity. 

He was in 2015, inducted into the House of Chiefs as the "Igwe Bu Ike" by His Royal Majesty, Igwe B. O. Okeji (JP), the Traditional Ruler of Omasi Kingdom, making him the youngest member of the Igwe’s Cabinet; and in 2022, he was initiated into the prestigious Igbo Ọzọ Society as the Ọzọ Ọganiru Abagana na Ụmụ-Owelle. 

Aniagoh is summarily described as a Digital Entrepreneur, a Real Estate CEO and a Creativity Coach, married to his Sunshine, Ngozichukwu and blessed with two Sons, Ifechukwu and Uzochukwu.

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