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Oxygen Academy is a hands-on BRANDS & MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS CREATIVE SCHOOL that is certified by Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON) and Association of Advertising Agencies of Nigeria (AAAN).
All our courses are grouped under 3 different Schools;

a. Art Direction.
b. Copy-writing. /Content writing
c. Strategic Planning.
d. Concept Origination.

a. Sales training.
b. Marketing Strategy.
c. Digital Marketing.

a. Cinematography.
b. Video production.
c. Photography.

Upon completion of our program, you shall be awarded an O2 Academy Total Brand Experience (TBE) Certificate.

Oxygen Academy offers two packages;
i. The O2 Fast Track Package and
ii. The Full time Package


The FAST TRACK PROGRAM runs through a very intense period of 120 hours within a month which would involve portfolio creation at the end of the program.
The enrolment fee into the FAST TRACK PACKAGE is TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND NAIRA (N200, 000) only.
Upon registration you will attend specialized classes for your chosen course. In the event that you have difficulty deciding what course to study, a test would be given to you by the academy to determine your best fit course.
Our training sessions are well tailored to accommodate busy and working class people.
FAST TRACK sessions run on Saturdays and Sundays
Saturdays: 11am-5pm
Sundays: 3pm - 6pm
NOTE: 1PM – 2PM on SATURDAYS are dedicated to Masterclass Sessions with Top Industry Experts who bring valuable and up-to-date field experience and trends to the training.

The enrolment fee into the full course is Three hundred thousand naira (N300, 000)
The FULL TIME package runs through a training period of 210 hours within 2 months which would involve portfolio creation on the 2nd month.
Upon registration you will attend specialized classes for your chosen course. In the event that you have difficulty deciding what course to study, a test would be given to you by the academy to determine your best fit course.
Full Time Sessions run on MONDAYS TILL WEDNESDAYS, from 2pm - 4pm or 7pm – 9pm (to accommodate working students) and a Masterclass session on SATURDAYS from 1pm – 2pm with Top Industry Experts who bring valuable and up-to-date field experience and trends to the training.

Candidates are required to make payment to the 02 Academy bank Account as stated below:
Bank- Diamond Plc.
Account Name- O2ACADEMY
Account Number- 0070069278

Upon payment, you are to send in the following details via SMS to the academy's admin department on 08174617574 to reserve your registration slot.
Note: Non-refundable deposit.

(i) Full names
(ii) Full address
(iii) Phone number
(iv) Email address
(v) Amount paid
(vi) Name of depositor
(vii) Course Package
(viii) Course of Registration
(viii) Deposit slip numbers (or NIP Reference Code and Bank name if payment is made via mobile transfer).

Fees can be paid in full or two to three installments. First installment starts from a hundred thousand naira and above. Candidates opting for payment in instalments are required to bring the postdated cheque of the balance payments addressed to 02Academy Lagos as a legal binding to support your claim.

All final payments must be made within first second month after first payment.


The classes for the next fast track starts February 16th 2019.
The classes for the next full package starts March 9th 2019
Registration for all new session is ongoing.


All classes / lectures are held at the Academy Complex. 11/13 Jumat Olukoya Street, Ogudu, Ojota, Lagos. ALL enrolled trainees from far and wide receive training at the same venue.

Internship and job opportunities are also available upon completion of the program, BUT this is solely based on performance evaluation.
Students whose performance meet up to the industry and the academy's standards get poached by industry experts during or after their final presentations.
75 to 80 percent of our graduates become brand experts to run their own agency or get a good paying job in an ad agency.

NOTE: Application is valid into only one course under any of the faculties at a time. This is because we encourage our students to focus and major in each course into which they enroll. However, you can go for a course under any of the other schools after graduating from the course into which you decide to enroll now.

We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Our Faculties





Advisory Board

 Ikechi Odigbo

Ikechi Odigbo

MD: DBB Lagos

He, Phenomenal Brand Communications professional began his advertising career over 20 years ago as a Copywriter and quickly became an authority in Business strategy, Brand Development, Creative Direction, Integrated Marketing, Consumer Insight, Corporate Communications, among others. Ikechi has successfully combined Creative and Account Management functions working in a professional and executive capacity for such leading brands as Glo Mobile, Camco foods, McVities, LG Electronics, Pfizer, MTN, Diamond Bank, Mercedes Benz, WWF, Sony and Mimee Noodles. He was the main driver of a new business model that would help reposition DDB from just an Ad Agency to a strategic brand partner. His favorite philosophy? “Manage your team like they are the client and see them serve the client like they own the business.”

 Steve Babaeko

Steve Babaeko

Cheif Creative Officer: X3M Ideas

He led team of result-oriented professionals, working on several award-winning campaigns for brands like Tom-Tom, Etisalat, British American Tobacco, First Bank and Muitichoice. Steve is a multi-award-winning Writer, Business development enthusiast, Consumer behavior analyst, Brand development expert and Multi-platform media influencer. Industry rumors has it that the ‘0809ja’ lingo for which most Nigerians have grown to know and love the Etisalat brand originated from the dreadlocked head of this change agent. X3M Ideas has under its belt some enviable brands that Steve thinks challenges them to achieve great results time after time. From Etisalat, through DSTV, Diamond Bank and Interswitch, there seems to be no end to his portfolio growth. Steve Babaeko is a true Ad-man, well appreciated and applauded in his sector.

 Nnenna onyewuchi

Nnenna onyewuchi

Co-founder: Yellow Brick Road/Black Box

Nnenna has almost 20 years experience in marketing communications. Nnenna has worked in advertising, experiential marketing and content development for international brands like Standard Chartered, MTV, Coca-Cola, BAT, Celtel, Motorola and Microsoft, as well as local brands such as Paga, FCMB, V Mobile, Virgin Nigeria, Cross River State Tourism, Oando and First Bank. After holding positions at Chris Parkes Marketing Solutions, Small World Media, HiTV and TBWA/Concept, Nnenna joined ZK Advertising in 2007. In her time at ZK, she developed comprehensive strategies for clients including Zain, Dangote and several PZ Cussons brands.

 Lanre Adisa

Lanre Adisa

MD/COE NOAHS Ark Communication

Lanre Adisa is the MD/ECD of Noah’s ark communications. He started his career in the Advertising practise as a Trainee Copywriter at MC&A: Saatchi & Saatchi joined Rosabel Advertising as a Copy Manager then moved to Franchise Communications as a Senior Copy Manager. He was associate creative director at insight communications, Executive Creative Director atTBWAConcept. In 2008 he started the award winning Noah’s Ark. He was a member of the Management Board of the Lagos Advertising & Ideas Festival (LAIF) and currently serves as an Adviser to the LAIF Board.He is an alumnus of the School of Media & Communication, Pan Atlantic University.

Our Team

 Ozone Mbanefo: Provost

Ozone Mbanefo: Provost

Passionate, driven and determined are just a few words to describe Ozoemena Mbanefo. He is the founder of Nigeria's leading adschool of brands and marketing communications, Oxygen Academy. Starting in his two-bedroom apartment in 2007, he has never looked back in being a ray of hope, creating a platform for young-to-be professionals. Armed with HND in Mass Communications from the Institute of Management and Technology, Enugu, he has mastered the craft of Art Direction and brand communication. With over 15 years of experience in the advertising industry Ozone has harnessed his core values to aim at achieving corporate goals. His experience spans over a decade with leading advertising powerhouses; LTC/JWT, INSIGHT COMMUNICATION, DDB, TBWA, BATES COSSE and 141Worldwide. Ozone as he is fondly called by friends has worked on local and multinational brands like: Fanta, Limca, Goldspot, Eva table water, Calypso coconut liqure, Shell, UBA, WEMA BANK, Knorr cubes, Close up, Lux Lipton, NBL coperate, Eco bank, Legend extra stout, Diamond bank, LG electronics, Sony electronics, Conoil, Fidelity Bank, GLO, MTN, ETISALAT, FSDH, Indomie, Dstv, Multi choice, British American tobacco, Cadbury corporate, TomTom, cadbury bournvita to mention a few. Ozone is a motivator, a teacher and a mentor to hundreds of Nigerian youth. He believes in creating ample opportunity to every willing heart not out of charity but because it is the common good that holds us together. One in every ten millennials in the industry is an alumnus of Oxygen Academy. It is his dream that the lives of six million youths are changed in the country through the oxygen platform.

 Uche Ozorbemem: Associate  Provost

Uche Ozorbemem: Associate Provost

Ozorbemem Uche also known as "creative nerd". He has successfully lead a team of art directors to work on brands like ruff ‘n’tumble,, tranos, konga, purple academy to mention a few.

 Okpe Mathias: Resident Dean of Studies

Okpe Mathias: Resident Dean of Studies

Okpe Mathias Okpe fondly called “Mart” is a multi-skilled, entrepreneurial, result driven and resourceful brand strategist, with the ability to translate moods, thoughts, and under-developed ideas into concepts, imagery and experience. “Mart has led a team of creative nerds to work on brands like Access bank Lagos City Marathon, Karis&Sazii limited, Adam & Eve luxury Store, and Rehonel Construction Limited to mention a few. He has also contributed to the Nigerian advertising industry by working with Max-edge communications limited where he served as an art director/Strategist and later at Blueseal Communication where he was the strategy and new business development manager. Mart is skilful in Art direction, website design and development, mobile app building, strategy planning, and knows his onions when it comes to digital marketing and general communication consultancy. Mart loves to teach, he is a sports enthusiast and has a great amount of passion for travel and networking. He is currently using his skills and experience to further his personal and professional development while living his life to give life to others.

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