Olusola S. Ephraim-Oluwanuga is a Legal Practitioner of with 30 years standing at the Nigerian Bar. He graduated from the University of Ife, Ile-Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University), Nigeria, Law School, University of Ibadan and went further for an intensive programme at Strauss Institute of Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine, University School of Law, California, U.S.A. on Negotiation and Settlement Advocacy.
He is a fellow of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK); International Scholar of the International Corporate Governance Network Headquarters, UK; International Bar Association; Institute of Directors; Institute of Mediators and Conciliators, Nigeria, etc.
Sola Ephraim-Oluwanuga has attended many professional and executive trainings around the globe. He was one of the foundation Honourable members (Federal Commissioner) of the Investments and Securities Tribunal (IST) between 2002 and 2007, in the course of which he has done various internship and attended several study tours to understudy the operations of similar institutions around the globe.
He is a participant at National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), he wrote his thesis on assessment of corporate governance status in Nigeria public quoted companies. He is an author of quality and rich literatures in capital market and corporate industry.
He has held many positions in capital market, which include: an Arbitrator/Judge of the IST; an Operator of the Capital Market; a trainer/consultant in the capital market; an investor protection expert and an advocate; a capital market solicitor/adviser. He served on several committees of government related to capital market, which include Presidential and SEC Committee on Unclaimed Dividend Trust Fund; IST Committee on FSS 2020, Capital Market Committee etc.
He was appointed as an Independent Director on the Board of NPF Pensions Limited, and his appointment has been approved by the National Pensions Commission.
He is married to Olusola, a Physician: Consultant Psychiatrist and they have two children. He likes jogging, Public speaking, writing and occasional golfing.
The new PFA will be responsible for managing pension assets of the entire Nigeria Police Force personnel according to the Pension Reform Act (PRA 2014).