Born on the 5th of February to Igbo parents, Ifeanyi Uba hails from Anambra State in the south-eastern Nigeria. Ifeanyi went to the Obafemi Awolowo University in Ile-Ife where he graduated with a degree in Microbiology in 2003.

After graduation he worked briefly as a creative director with B-Coast Entertainment – a recording and media management company, before getting a job in financial services with Guaranty Trust Bank, one of Nigeria’s leading commercial banks. From there he moved to United Bank for Africa (UBA) where he worked for two years as a payment officer for the Import and Export Desk.

From UBA, Ifeanyi went to Bank PHB (which later became Keystone Bank) where he rose to the level of Supervisor, Import and Export Documents and Capital Importation. In 2018 Ifeanyi Uba bid farewell to financial services and started his own consulting company Sasuke Ventures. He consults on financial services as well as media and business communication. He is the curator of the 360 Degree Mastery on Youtube.

In addition to being a banker, writer and novelist Ifeanyi Uba is also an accomplished martial artist. He holds a second level black belt in Taekwondo and a first level brown belt in Karate. Ifeanyi is a gold medalist from numerous martial arts and boxing competitions. He draws heavily on his experience both as a fighter and a fighting instructor in his books and inspirational writing.

In 2010, Ifeanyi started The Ifeanyi Uba Foundation as a way to encourage young people from less privileged backgrounds to push and rise above their material limitations and achieve their dreams. He has written and published numerous books, including the well-received Get Up, Get Busy, Get that A! and 360 Degree Mastery, which are motivational and inspirational books.

Ifeanyi is a well-known and widely traveled speaker, trainer and instructor in Nigeria and other countries. In November 2018 Ifeanyi Uba was awarded an honorary doctorate degree in Administration by the Rescue Mission University in Atlanta USA.

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