About Us

Over 33 years of
history, solid
reputation & legacy

Company History

SAMTL (formerly NAL Asset Management and Trustees Limited) was incorporated on September 5th, 1985 as a Private Limited Liability Company and registered by Securities and Exchange Commission to do the business of asset management and trusteeship.

At SAMTL, our essence comprises of first-class Asset Management services, Trusteeship and Property development. The company also prides itself on its unrivalled financial advisory services, corporate finance, leasing and warehousing services.

SAMTL’s business objective has always been distinctive, the company’s vision is to be the foremost player in asset management, trusteeship business in Nigeria.


To be the foremost provider of
Asset Management and Trustee
Services in Nigeria


To deliver quality services
to our customers and superior
benefits to stakeholders.


  • Teamwork
  • Innovation
  • Professionalism
  • Customer Focus
  • Integrity


The Board

Mr. T.V Eashwar is a finance expert with experience of over 24 years in the Nigerian industry. He is a graduate of Madurai Kamaraj University India.

Mr. T.V Eashwar started his career with General Agro Oil Industries Limited and currently, he is the Managing Director of General Agro Oil Industries Limited. He is in charge of all the company’s operations which include the export of commodities from Nigeria to Europe, Middle East and Asia.

He also handles group financial investment and represented the group at the Board of Sterling Capital Markets Limited. He also sits on the Board of Sterling Asset Management and Trustees Limited and Stellar Constructions Limited.

Mr A.A Adeola is a trained economist and an experienced banker with over 25 years in the Nigerian Banking Industry. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science (1979) and a Master of Science (1987) Degree in Economics from the University of Lagos.

Adeyinka Adeola started his banking career at the CBN where he rose to the position of an Assistant Manager in 1988. He later joined Pacific Bank Ltd as a Manager and became the MD/CEO of the bank in 1998. He joined Trust Bank of Africa as the MD/CEO in 2003; a position he held until his recent appointment as a Director in Sterling Bank.

Mr. Oluyori is an alumnus of INSEAD Business School, France. He holds a B.Sc Economics degree from the University of Jos, an MBA from Lagos State University and M.Sc Economics University of Lagos and MSc Corporate Governance from Leads Metropolitan University, United Kingdom. A seasoned banker with over 25 years’ cognate experience, he started his banking career in Chase Merchant Bank Limited (CMB) later Continental Bank, and while at CMB he was seconded to its stockbroking affiliate Nigeria International Stockbroker Limited (NISL).

His experience spans across Consumer Banking, Commercial Banking, Investment Banking, Treasury & Funds Management, Currency Trading, Pension Fund Management and Product Development.

Mr. Friday Omayebu the Managing Director of Sterling Asset Management and Trustees Ltd, holds a Bachelor of Law degree, LL.B. (Hons) from the University of Lagos. He is a member of the Nigeria Bar Association, and also an alumnus of the Lagos Business School. He began his working career with the firm of Ogunsanya & Ogunsanya. He also worked with HNB Trustees Limited and Wema Asset Management Limited respectively

Mr. Omayebu has over 23 years cognate experience in trusteeship and Asset Management. He has administrated several trust accounts and also managed a sinking fund account. He is a member of the Association of Corporate Trustees.

She is a graduate of Business Administration from Kaduna Polytechnic. She also obtained MBA (Management) from Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi. She is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN). She has over 20 years of experience in Banking and Financial Services covering Investment Banking and Corporate Banking.

She garnered cognate experience from New Africa Merchant Bank Plc. where she served in various capacities before joining Sterling Asset Management & Trustees Limited to pioneer the Abuja Branch office; she is currently the Head of the Abuja Branch.


M.A. Ajani is an experienced Accountant and Asset Manager with over 25 years of experience. He holds an MSc. in Leadership Practice and Responsibility from Lancaster University, a B.Sc. Accounting from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and an MBA (Finance) from University of Ibadan.

He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria. Prior to joining SAMTL, Mr. Ajani has worked in several institutions including Central Bank of Nigeria, defunct ICON Merchant Bank, NAL Bank Plc. and VISA Investment & Securities Limited. He is registered by Securities & Exchange Commission as Fund/Portfolio Manager.

Mrs Funke Abioye is an experienced accountant. She obtained her Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from the Ogun State University in 1995. She is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (ICAN) and associate member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN). She has over 20 years cognate experience and her experience spans across audit, manufacturing and banking. She is an alumnus of Lagos Business School.

Oyelola Olatoye is a graduate of Estate Management from the Federal University of Technology (FUTA). He has over 16 years cognate experience, he has worked with the firms of Messrs Diya Fatimilehin & Co and Messrs Ubosi Eleh & Co. before joining Sterling Asset Management & Trustees Limited. He is an associate member of the Nigerian Institute of Estate Surveyors & Valuers (NIESV). He is alumnus of Lagos Business School.

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