Osinbajo, global leaders to speak at The Economist Nigeria summit


Prof Yemi Osinbajo, Vice President of Nigeria
The events’ arm of international socio economics news magazine, The Economist, has concluded plans to hold the 11th edition of the annual Nigeria Summit.
Slated for Monday, March 7 and Tuesday March 8, 2016 at InterContinental Hotel, Lagos, the 2016 Nigeria Summit will bring key government ministry officials, industry and business leaders as well as representatives of Nigerian civil society; together with international investors, economists and academics to discuss and debate Nigeria’s economic direction.
Themed, “The Dawn of A New Day?”, the summit will examine and review the various opportunities and challenges that Nigeria is facing in view of the second democratic power transfer and the implications of the global macro-economic forces which are being shaped by the dramatic fall in oil prices, the mainstay of the Nigerian economy.
In view of this, The Economist Events (http://www.Economist.com/Events-conferences/emea) has lined up an array of high net worth personalities in government and commerce from across the globe as speakers.
They include: Prof Yemi Osinbajo, vice-president, Federal Republic of Nigeria; Alhaji Aliko Dangote, President and Chief Executive Officer, Dangote Group and Chairman Dangote Foundation; Danladi Verheijen, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Verod; Herbert Wigwe, Chief Executive Officer, Access Bank; HE Okechukwu Enelamah, Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Nigeria.
Other speakers and panelists are Bob Diamond, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Atlas Merchant Capital; Alhaji Kashim Shettina, Governor, Borno State, Nigeria; Franklin Cudjoe, Founding President and Chief Executive Officer, IMANI; Philip Lindop, Head of Africa Banking, Barclays Africa Group, Fola Laoye, Chairman, Hygeia Group.
In addition, Alhaji Umaru Tanko Al Makura, Governor, Nasarawa State, Nigeria; Chief Willie Obiano, Governor, Anambra State, Nigeria, Onno Schellekens, Chief Executive Officer, Pharm Access Group; Issam Darwish, Executive Vice-chairman & Chief Executive Officer, IHS; Adebola Williams, Co-Founder, RED; and Chief Eric Umeofia (Ikuku Oma, Amichi), President …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper