He has nearly 35 years working experience in both public and private sectors in Nigeria – 1980 – till date. As a two time commissioner in Delta state govt (2003-7) and ex banker at Continental Trust Bank and Fortune Bank (2000-3)as well as former broadcaster with Nigeria Television Authority, NTA (1982-91) he has a composite experience in both the public and private sectors in Nigeria. Amongst many others, he has been involved in the planning and execution of several economic development initiatives in the public sector including the setting up of the ultra-modern Asaba airport in Asaba, Delta state.
He received multiple awards as a broadcaster with NTA (1982 – 91) and as a reporter covered the wars in Liberia and Sierra Leone. As a private sector practitioner, he has played critical roles in the establishment of many start-ups and involved in the management of publicly quoted entities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE such as SCOA group-a conglomerate engaged in the sales, servicing and assembly of agriculture tools and implements, electricity power generators and heavy duty trucks.
He is a holder of three Masters Degrees from reputable institutions of learning in Nigeria and the USA. These include; Master of Arts , MA Degree with specialization in International Trade and Finance from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, Massachusetts, USA; Master of Technology (M-Tech), Federal University of Technology, Akure with specialization in Technology and Development of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises and Master of Business Administration (MBA), Enugu State University of Technology, ESUT Business School, with specialization in Marketing. He is also a holder of Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing from the same institution and he studied Mass Communication at Undergraduate Level at the University of Lagos. Mr.
Onyibe is a Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Management, FNIM, Fellow Institute of Credit Administration, FICA and Fellow of the Institute of Strategic Management, Nigeria, FISMN. He is also a member of several social clubs including Ikoyi Club 1938. He engages in economic and business analysis on consultancy basis for local and international organizations and facilitate access to regulators and trade groups for business entities looking to engage in Nigerian market.