Senior Associate

Kelechi Ibe is a Senior Associate in the firm’s tax, banking & finance, private equity, and corporate advisory teams. Since joining the firm, he has been involved in a wide range of matters including advising on transaction taxes, cross-border, and local investments, sell and buy-side due diligence and advisory, expatriate payroll and taxation, corporate mergers & acquisitions, legal entity rationalisation, legal and regulatory compliance and general corporate advisory.

2022Senior Associate, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
2021Associate, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
2021Semi-Senior Associate, KPMG Advisory Services
2019Experienced Staff Adviser, KPMG Advisory Services
2018Staff Adviser, KPMG Advisory Services
2017NYSC Associate, The Law Zoomers, Awka
2016Nigerian Law School, BL
2015University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, LLB




Nigerian Bar Association
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) – Student Member
Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) – Student Member


Tax Flash Cards – October 2023

October 9, 2023

Navigating through tax statutes or even determining where to locate pertinent information can pose a daunting task for individuals who aren’t well-versed in taxation or for tax managers who are unfamiliar with the Nigerian tax system. To alleviate some of this burden, we are thrilled to introduce the UUBO Tax Flash Cards. The UUBO Tax […]

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Tax Trends: The Half-Year Wrap-Up

July 14, 2023

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July 6, 2023

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February 16, 2023

On the 3rd of January 2023, President Muhammadu Buhari signed the 2023 Appropriation Bill for the implementation of the National Budget (the “Budget”) into law.  One of the key things that stood out about the Budget is that Nigeria’s projected expenditure for 2023 is the highest in its over 60-year history, with the Federal Government […]

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Client Update on the Nigeria Startup Act 2022

November 4, 2022

UUBO’s General Corporate Advisory team is pleased to have published a client update on the Nigeria Startup Act 2022. Contributors to the update include Ozofu ‘Latunde Ogiemudia, Kelechi Ibe, Aanu Odunaike, Ikechukwu Fijo and Dumebi Anike-Nweze. The update highlights new developments and critical regulatory provisions of the Act that will impact the start-up ecosystem in […]

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The Value Added Tax Quandary: Which Way to Go

June 14, 2022

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Tax disputes in Nigeria: the tax appeal tribunal rules that the federal inland revenue service must always prove why the payment of security deposit is required from a taxpayer.

June 3, 2022

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Withholding Tax Rates on Dividend, Interest and Royalty Payment to Residents of Nigeria Treaty Partners

May 31, 2022

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African Private Equity And Venture Capital Association (Avca) Activity Report 2022

April 26, 2022

Members of Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie’s Private Equity and Venture Capital and Tax teams, Folake Elias-Adebowale, Temiloluwa Olowu, Kelechi Ibe and Aanu Odunaike, have contributed the “Spotlight on West Africa” segment of the recently issued African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) Activity Report 2022 published this month. The Report is the 8th edition since its first release, and explores the current state […]

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Tax Update: Income Tax on Profit From Bonds and Short-term Government Securities

February 24, 2022

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Income Tax on Profit From Bonds and Short-term Government Securities

February 24, 2022

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How the Capital Market and the Real Estate Sectors Are Impacted

February 7, 2022

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UUBO advises Phatisa Food Fund II on its investment in Manipal International Holdings

January 31, 2023

UUBO congratulates African Private Equity fund manager, Phatisa, and India-based printing, packaging, and technology...

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UUBO Team Advises On Proposed Baxi/ Capricorn Digital Limited Buyout By Mfs Africa

September 12, 2021

We are pleased to have advised Capricorn Digital Limited, one of Nigeria’s largest digital...

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