Kelechi Ibe is an 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 and acquisitions, legal entity rationalisation, legal and regulatory compliance and general corporate advisory.

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


The Value Added Tax Quandary: Which Way to Go

September 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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Tax Update: Withholding Tax Rates on Dividend, Interest and Royalty

May 31, 2022

In 1999 the Federal Government of Nigeria (“FGN”), in its budget statement, indicated that a recipient of interest, dividend and royalty income who is resident in a country with which Nigeria has an effective Double Taxation Agreement (“DTA”) will pay withholding tax (“WHT”) at the rate of 7.5% where such income is derived from Nigeria. […]

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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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