Ubi Franklin

Ubi Franklin, born Ubi Ekapong Ofem, is a Nigerian music artist manager, politician, Entrepreneur, TV show host and the founder of record label Made Men Music Group (Triple MG). Franklin is the current Special Adviser to Cross River State Governor Benedict Ayade on Tourism.


Franklin worked as an assistant to Julius Agwu before going on to work with AY Makun and other artists. He then worked promoting shows. In 2010, he became Iyanya’s manager before the song “kukere” was released, which became a hit. In 2014, when the label had expanded, other artists, including Tekno, Emma Nyra, and Selebobo were signed.


In 2016, Franklin was named City People Music Awards’ Music Manager of the Year. In July 2017, he launched Instant Pickup, an online service that offers instant home pickup and delivery of laundry. He also launched Instant Apartment, an online platform that offers luxury apartments for rent the same year. In October 2018, he launched Instant Ryde, an online taxi service in his home town Calabar.

In 2020, Ubi Franklin was appointed as Special Adviser on Tourism by Cross River State Governor Benedicte Ayade.


Franklin is also a public speaker. He was a speaker at the Youth Enterprise Conference organized by Nairabet’s founder, Otunba Akin Alabi. He also shared the stage with the chairman of First Bank, Ibukun Awosika, and Veteran Nollywood Actor  Richard Mofe Damijo at the Hub Business Conference organized by the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly.



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