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Dozy Mmobuosi: Biography, Education, Career, Marriage, Net Worth, Achievements and Controversy




Dozy Mmobuosi is a technology entrepreneur and the Founder/CEO of Tingo, Inc., Africa’s top Agri-Fintech company and Tingo International Holdings, Inc. (TIH), an investment firm focused on finding and making strategic acquisitions in the technology sector.

He is 43 years as of 2023. Dozy is on the verge of acquiring the English football club, Sheffield United


Dozy Mmobuosi has a bachelor’s degree in Political science and a Master’s degree in Economics from Ambrose Alli University.

He also has a doctorate in rural advancement from Universiti Putra Malaysia in Malaysia.

Additionally, Dozy concluded his Advanced management & leadership study at Said Business school, University of Oxford, in 2022.


Dozy cofounded Tingo with his father in 2001, and he has worked vehemently to build the organization to be one of the top Agri-Fintech companies in Africa.

He created Nwassa in 2019, which became Africa’s premier agricultural technology and digital platform. 

Nwassa aims to support farmers by providing access to weather forecasts, information on payment systems, market prices and conditions, and connections to other relevant service providers. With the partnership between Nwassa and Tingopay, the two companies have collectively registered 14.7 million farmers and agri-businesses.

Dozy is credited with creating the first SMS Banking Solution in Nigeria, which was known as “Flashmecash.” This solution was later acquired by First City Monument Bank, according to information reported by Examinerlive.

He also made the Internet and smartphones more accessible to the local population by setting up two mobile phone assembly facilities in the country.


Dozy Mmobuosi is married to Oluwatosin Mmobuosi, and they are blessed with three children – Isioma Mmobuosi, Nwamaka Mmobuosi and Dozy Jr Mmobuosi.

Net worth

Mmobuosi’s tech firm Tingo has reportedly been valued at around £7 billion.


Dozy established the Dozy Mmobuosi Foundation in 2021 with a mission to support the African population in various sectors, including education and healthcare, and promote social empowerment by addressing prevalent structural challenges on the continent.

In 2021, Tingo Mobile distributed the first of several grants from a specific fund to empower female small-scale farmers with a total value of approximately $6 million.

Additionally, Dozy is also an author with a book to his name. In 2020, he published the book titled “Wounded Price.”

In 2023, Dozy is close to the acquisition of Sheffield United for around £90million


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