Ohimai Godwin Amaize

Ohimai Godwin Amaize
Ohimai Godwin Amaize

Ohimai Godwin Amaize, popularly known as Mr Fix Nigeria was born on September 9, 1984 in Uromi, Edo, State. He is a Nigerian media personality, political strategist and publisher. He served in the Nigerian government from 2011-2015.

 

He studied at the University of Ibadan and the Central European University, Budapest, Hungary, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English and French (Combined Honours) and a Post-Graduate Certificate in Managing for Integrity, respectively. His professional career began in 2007 at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). In October 2008, he became an ambassador, Microsoft Internet Safety, Security and Privacy Initiative for Nigeria (MISSPIN).

 

One of the major highlights of his work with Microsoft was B.L.I.N.G. (Brilliant. Legitimate. Inspired. Nigerian. Great), a pop-culture strategy with which he assembled some of Nigeria’s top music artistes to produce the song/music video – “Maga No Need Pay” – Nigeria’s first ever music collaboration against cyber-crimes.

 

In August 2010, he became the youngest presidential campaign manager (26) in modern democratic history when popular journalist Dele Momodu appointed him to head his campaign ahead of the 2011 polls. Between September 2011 and May 2015, he served in the Nigerian government as a ministerial advisor to ministers in four (4) Federal Government Ministries - Youth Development, Defence, Foreign Affairs and Sports. He is the founder of online newspaper, Signal and CEO of Olivier Pope Inc – an image crisis management company, combining both responsibilities with his role as Editor-at-Large of OVATION International – a magazine that documents the lifestyle of rich and famous Africans. In 2016, Ohimai made it into a list of the world’s top 500 most influential CEOs in the social media alongside Virgin boss, Richard Branson, Apple CEO, Tim Cook and Oprah Winfrey.

 

In June 2016, Ohimai was engaged as a new media strategist on the re-election campaign of Ghana’s former President John Mahama, making him the first Nigerian youth to be engaged as a new media consultant by a sitting foreign President.

 

He is married to Tessy Oliseh, an award-winning fashion designer and alumnus of Middlesex University, United Kingdom and the younger sister to Nigerian football legend, Sunday Oliseh.