Osiriame Obalabi Edeipo was born in Military Hospital, Surulere, Lagos on 20th August, 1976 to the family of Late Capt. P.Z Edeipo (Rtd) and Late Mrs. Emily Edeipo. He is the first son and fourth child of the family – hence the name “Osiriame” – God’s Gave him to me” – equivalent of “Olufumi” in Yoruba and “Chinyere” in Igbo Languages.
He had his earliest education at Air Force Nursery and Primary School, Enugu, Enugu State. His family relocated in 1984 to his home town of Ayogwiri, Uzairue, Etsako West L.G.A, Edo State when his father resigned from the Nigeria Army. He, therefore, attended Okpodu Primary School, Ayogwiri and Ayogwiri Grammar School, Ayogwiri between 1984 and 1989. At the demise of his father in 1988, his entire family relocated from the village to the commercial city of Kano in 1990. Osiriame thereof attended Army Day Senior Secondary School, Janguza Barracks, Kano between 1990 and 1994 and became the Senior Prefect of that school for the 1993/1994 academic session. He studied Mechanical Engineering at Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma between 1997 and 2003 and did his NYSC program at Uburu, Ohaozara L.G.A of Ebonyi State between 2003 and 2004. His newfound passion for the literary world drove him back to school. He, therefore, attended Benson Idahosa University, Ugbor GRA, Benin City between 2010 and 2013 where he bagged another degree in English Language and Literature. He is about to round off his Masters’s program at the University of Benin, Benin City, Edo State – English Language (Literature Major).
Osiriame is the Chairman/CEO of Oasis Of Greatness Publisher Limited – an indigenous company that was incorporated by CAC on the 7th day of the 7th Month of the year 2005.
He had great exposure and training as an undergraduate engineer at Coka Cola Bottling Plant, Challawa, Kano, Kano State and Delta Steel Company, Ovwian-Aladja, Delta State. He also worked with Gasing Associates as a Car Tracker for a few years.
He has worked for many local, international and governmental bodies as a Printer, Publisher, Editor and Brand Developer.
He has authored many books. His books deal on subjects that cut across a wide range of human endeavours and they include but are not limited to: Academics, Religion, Politics and Business. He was a freelance journalist for many years with Development Monitor – an Abuja based magazine. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Epitome of Greatness – a magazine that focuses on Biographies and Company Profiles. He is a Minister of the Gospel.
Osiriame speaks three Nigerian Languages: Etsako, Hausa and Yoruba. He used to regularly visit Benin Prisons to minister and assist the inmates but was forced to stop due to Covid 19 restrictions. He loves to read, travel and interact with the youths – a generation that is saddled with many challenges that need proper guardians and help to overcome.
He is happily married to Mrs Oluomachi Edeipo – The Lolo1 of Osiriame Dynasty and one who washed his kids’ infant hands.
They are blessed with five lovely children (Osiriame II, Chinelatam, Folashade, Bamaiyi and Prevail).
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