Bastiat Society of Nigeria

Founded in 2012

Calendar of Events

AIER’s Bastiat Society program provides a platform for scholars and policy experts to share their insights and experiences with the general business community. Our events address sound economic principles, personal freedom, and opportunities created through markets.

Chapter Director

Adewale Bankole has worked and facilitated many startup businesses across Nigeria and presently is Co-Founder of Liberxra Ltd, a freight forwarder and logistic company based in Lagos, Nigeria. Adewale describes himself as “very passionate about issues pertaining to entrepreneurship, the free market and individual liberty”.
He started the Bastiat Society of Nigeria Chapter in 2012 and has since been facilitating several seminars and workshop centering on libertarian principles among business people, young professionals and students alike.
Adewale is an associate at African Liberty Org and IMANI. He is a member of FEE100 – an exclusive group of Foundation for Economic Education Alumni.
Adewale earned a BS in Economics from Obafemi Awolowo University and a Master of Research and Public Policy (MRPP) from University of Lagos.


Event Coordinator for Northern Nigeria, Sanni Johnson is a Nigerian advocate for peaceful and inclusive societies with Students For Liberty. He is a social change agent who has passion for enlightened youth participation in governance.
Sanni studied History and International Studies from Kogi State University, Anyigba Kogi State and is the founder and Executive Director of African Innovative Hub. He is a member of the African Students for Liberty Executive Board and Atlas Leadership Academy Alumni.


Event Coordinator for Southern Nigeria, Olanrewaju Olaboye is a software developer and a first-class graduate of Economics from Olabisi Onabanjo University. When he isn’t glued to the screen coding, he is digging through economic data and drawing insights. He is currently combining his coding skills with the field of Finance at Guaranty Trust Bank.

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Contact Information

Managing Director:
Adewale Bankole
Events Coordinator – Southern Nigeria:
Olanrewaju A. Olaboye
Events Coordinator – Northern Nigeria:
Sanni Johnson
Email: [email protected]