Aaron Samuel Olanare was born on 4 June, 1994. He is a Nigerian footballer who plays as a striker for Russian Premier League side PFC CSKA Moscow. Olanare started his senior career in the Nigerian team Shooting Stars. In 2012, he signed for Norwegian team Vålerenga. He had been followed closely by the club after being on trial at the club, in the summer of 2012. On 10 July 2013 Olanare signed another Norwegian team Sarpsborg 08.
February 2016, CSKA Moscow announced the signing of Olanare on loan from Guangzhou R&F for the remainder of 2015–16 season. On 2 May 2016, earlier on, in the 2015–16 Russian Cup final game against FC Zenit St. Petersburg he injured his knee in a collision with Axel Witsel.
In October 2014, Olanare received his first call up for Nigeria national football team by Stephen Keshi to play against Sudan in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualification. On 11 October 2014, he made his debut for the Super Eagles in a 1–0 away defeat against Sudan, coming on as a substitute for Nosa Igiebor in the 47th minute. On 15 October 2014, Olanare scored his first goal in a 3–1 home victory against Sudan.