Meet Our Team

Chike Nwagwu – CEO

Chike Nwagwu

Chike started his working career as a business development executive with Millennium Investment Trust Limited where he quickly rose to become the Business Advisory Lead. In 2000 he left to start icaptechnologies Limited, a Technology solutions development firm with market leadership in the provision of transactional platforms mainly in the media and banking industry in Nigeria. He as at various times consulted and led implementation on technology-based process transformation for various organizations in Nigeria including United Bank for Africa and the Code of Conduct Bureau. He joined Esoko Nigeria (A franchise of the Agricultural MIS Esoko) in 2009 as founding Country Director and later became CEO of Novus Agro Limited in 2013.

Chike has over 17 years’ experience as Technology solutions provider to multiple business sectors in Nigeria. Mr. Nwagwu holds a bachelor’s degree in Geology from the University of Port Harcourt, and is a 2018 Stanford SEED alumni.

Stephanie Malu

Stephanie started her working career in 2012 as a member of AIESEC, in 2014 she became president of the organization, heading 3 local committees in the state. In 2016 she went to Senegal where she developed and executed two national projects, later that year she returned to Nigeria and moved to Sokoto where she co-hosted the first TEDx conference in the state, also developing and implementing projects for various organizations for two years. She joined Novus Agro Ltd in 2018 as the products development officer, and is now the business development manager of the company.

Stephanie has over 8 years’ experience as business growth strategist to multiple business sectors in Nigeria. Ms. Malu holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Benue State University.

Stephanie Malu – BDO

Justin Torkuma – HOO

Justin Torkuma

Torkuma started his career business in 2017 where he co-founded scout-Hub, a technology driven startup, before founding his start-up, had worked in the hospitality industry performing supervisory roles for more than four years, during which he built a profound customer service experience and management. In 2019 he moved to Lagos and joined the Novus Agro team, where he started off as the field operations specialist and rose quickly to become the head of operations toward the end of that year, he currently maintain this role.


Torkuma has over 5 years post-NYSC experience in business operations across multiple sectors in Nigeria and holds a degree in Biology and a 2019 PgD in lab science from consultancy service University of Ibadan Nigeria. 

Olajide Temitope

Temitope started her working career as an intern at FrieslandCampina WAMCO. In 2018, she joined Novus Agro Ltd as an intern where she quickly rose to become the IT department lead of the Organization. Miss. Temitope holds a bachelor’s degree in Food science and technology from the Obafemi Awolowo University, and is a 2019 Utiva data school alumni.

Olajide Temitope  РIT Lead