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Maurice Igugu

Creative & Content Developer, Sterling Bank
Maurice Igugu

Maurice Igugu currently heads the Creative and Content Development team at Sterling Bank. He studied in the Delta State University where he received his B.Sc Chemistry in 2002. He began his career in graphic design at Aangels Communications where he interned in 2005 and then worked in Moore Advice and Alternative Media Solutions as an Art Director and Lead Creative Director in 2006, 2007 respectively.

He ran the Brand Management and Design shop for Diamond Capital in 2008 before joining Diamond Bank as a Product Manager for DiamondXtra and then as a Campaign Manager/Creative Lead in 2011 where he led the Creative team through the Diamond Bank rebrand and the design and launch of its key product and service offerings. He recently joined Sterling Bank in 2017.

He has a Diploma in Digital Marketing from the Brand School, South Africa and a certificate in Art Direction from the University of Arts, London amongst other professional certifications. He is a registered practitioner of Advertising (arpa) with the Advertisers Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON) and a volunteer trainer with Enterprise Development Center, PAN-Atlantic University, with CHINI Productions (Roger Hatchuel Academy) and a member of the planning committee for the Young Professionals Bootcamp.

The Covenant Place,
Iganmu, Lagos

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Frequently Asked Questions.

Best performers will be selected and given fantastic opportunities and rewards. Understand YPB better with our FAQs

What is YPB?

The Young Professionals Bootcamp (YPB) is a 5 day in-residence program for high potential 20-25 year olds to learn world class practical training for success in the marketplace.

How can I participate in the bootcamp?

You can participate by applying online at

Are there entry requirements?

You must be between 20-25 years by December, 2017. You should have a passion to succeed.

What are the areas of focus?

The courses available will be under the broad streams. Sectors are:
1. Entrepreneurship
2. Creative Arts and Media
3. Social Entrepreneurship and NGO
4. Politics/Governance and Public Sector
5. Corporate Career.

Is it free?

YPB is absolutely and completely FREE. Accommodation will also be made available for selected applicants.

Can I invite my friends within this age bracket to apply?

You most definitely can. Please feel free to visit YPB's Twitter and Facebook handles to share, like and comment.

Bootcamp dates and venue?

Dates are from November 29th to December 3rd, 2017. Venue will be communicated to successful applicants

If I had been selected but need to cancel, can I simply transfer my registration to someone else?

Admission cannot be transferred.

Is it only available to Lagos residents?

No. Anyone who meets the requirements across Nigeria can apply. However, participants outside Lagos will need to take care of their transportation to the venue.

As a Lagos resident, do I have to stay in the camp? Can't I simply resume every morning and leave after each day?

You should stay in the camp to enjoy the full benefits.

Is there a dress-code?

Dress in comfortable, casual but moderate clothing. Jeans and trainers are welcome.

How do I know if I have been selected?

You will be contacted either via e-mail and/or SMS.

What caliber of facilitators/ trainer should I expect?

You will have some of the best people, top performers in the various sectors. Visit the Facilitators section of the website to see a full list of your facilitators and a brief bio on each facilitator.

Are there exams to take? Will I receive a certification after this bootcamp? Will there be rewards for good performance?

There maybe group tests but no individual tests. On completion of all sessions, you will be awarded a certificate of participation. There will also be fantastic rewards for top performers.

Is there a number I could call for further information?

Please send further enquiries to

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