Schedule

Full-day Events with Awesome Speakers

Tuesday, 27 November 2018

Summit Coordinator: Dr. Badewa Adejugbe-Williams

Programme Coordinator: Theodore O. P. Sefia Esq.
Rapportéur-General: Mrs. Marie David

7:00AM

Arrivals and Registration

8:55AM

All Participants Seated

COMMENCEMENT

Rapportéurs: Samuel Audu Ibrahim& Ms. Olayinka Solange Kuye-Romelus

9:00AM

National Anthem

9:05AM
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Welcome Remarks

Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa

By Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and the Diaspora, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa.

9:10AM

Goodwill Messages by

i. Chair, Events Committee, Nigerian Diaspora Alumni Network (NiDAN), Dr. Mrs. Badewa Adejugbe-Williams.
ii. Executive Secretary/Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC), Ms. Yewande Sadiku
iii. Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama.

9:20Am
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Boss Gidahyelda Mustpha

Address by Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha.

9:25AM
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Keynote Speech,

Ambassador Stanislas Kamanzi

The Diaspora: Investing for Growth and Development, by His Excellency, Rwandan High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr. Kamanzi Stanislas.

9:45AM

Group Photographs

NETWORKING AND REFRESHMENTS BREAK

FIRST PLENARY SESSION – THEMATIC PRESENTATIONS

Chairman: Mr. Godwin Emefiele, Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
Rapportéurs: Olusegun Akintoye & Olajumoke Usifoh

10:30AM

Plenary Presentation:

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and the Capital Market: Promoting Diversified Economic Growth–Director General, Securities Exchange Commission (SEC), Ms. Mary Uduk.

10:40AM
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Agribusiness – Enhancing Demographic Expansion for Effective Agricultural Value Chains

Alhaji Momoh Kabir

Speakers:
i. Dr. Kabir Mohammed Adamu, Managing Director, Bank of Agriculture (BoA).

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Solomon Bamidele

ii. Mr. Solomon Bamidele Jnr., Founder and President, SBJ Foundation and Consultancy Company Limited, Vietnam.

iii. Chief Audu Ogbeh, Honourable Minister, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

11:10AM

Infrastructure and Real Estate – Structured Infrastructure for Sustained Growth

Speakers:
i. Alhaji Abubakar Sani, Acting Group Managing Director, Abuja Investment Company Limited (AICL), Abuja.

ii. Mr. Ebrima Faal, Senior Director, African Development Bank (AfDB).

iii. Engr. Chidi K. C. Izuwah, Acting Director-General, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC).

11:40AM

Education, Training and Skilled Workforce Development – Capacity Building for Knowledge Acquisition and Application

Speakers:
i. Sir Joseph N. Ari, Director-General/Chief Executive, Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Nigeria.

ii. Mr. Endi Ezengwa, Chief Executive Officer, Kiara Academy.

iii. Mr. Masauda Adamu Kazaure, Executive Secretary, National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), Nigeria.

12:10PM
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Health Care – Ensuring Functional Health Services Provision

Dr. Charles Cudjoe

Speakers: i. Dr. Charles Cudjoe, Chief Medical Director, Chasel Hospital, Nigeria.

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Dr. Oluremi (Remi) Adewale

ii. Dr. Oluremi (Remi) Adewale, President/Chief Executive Officer and founder,Women Focus Canada Inc.

iii. Dr. Omobolanle Rosemary Olowu, Director, Public Private Partnership and Diaspora Unit, Federal Ministry of Health, Abuja.

12:40PM
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Energy and Manufacturing – PoweringJob Creation and Market Expansion in a Developing Economy

Segun Ajayi-Kadir

Speakers:
i. Mr. Olusegun Joseph Ajayi-Kadir, Director-General, Manufacturers’ Association of Nigeria (MAN).

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Kazeem F. Bello

ii. Mr. Kazeem Bello, Chief Executive Officer, Afrique Capital and Equity Funds Limited, USA.

iii. Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola SAN, Honourable Minister, Ministry of Power, Works and Housing.

1:30PM

LUNCH BREAK

SECOND PLENARY SESSION – THEMATIC PRESENTATIONS

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Prof Kenneth Ife

Chairman: Prof. Ken Ife, London Enterprise Ambassador & Chief Economic Strategist in ECOWAS Commission.
Rapportéurs: Gad Onyeanu & Emmanuel Oseni

2:30PM

Plenary Presentation:

Taxation and the Diaspora – Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS), Mr. Babatunde Fowler.

2:40PM
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Entertainment, Hospitality and Tourism – Leveraging Potentials for Economic Development

Chike C. Nwoffah

Speakers:
i. Mr. Chike Nwoffiah, Director, Silicon Valley African Film Festival, U.S.A.

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Chike Nweke

ii. Mr. Chike Nweke, Co-Founder & Executive Director, Marketing, Hollywood Entertainment Production Inc., USA.

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Alhaji Momoh Kabir

iii. Alhaji Momoh Kabir, Acting Director-General, National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR).

3:10PM
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Telecommunications, Technology and Innovations – Expanding the Frontiers for Deepening Technology Development and Application

Stanley Aderuyi Jegede

Speakers
i. Mr. Stanley Jegede, Chief Executive Officer, Phase 3 Telecoms.

ii. Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Secretary, Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC).

3:40PM
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Transportation – Enhancing Intermodal Establishment and Expansion

Dr. Leke Osipitan

Speakers:
i. Dr. Osileke Osipitan, Intermodal Transportation Specialist, New York State Department of Transportation, Albany, New York, USA.

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Abeni Kike Johansson

ii. Mrs. Kike Johansson, Africa Representative, Skyway Invest Group.

iii. Mr. Rotimi Ameachi, Honourable Minister, Ministry of Transportation.

4:10PM
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Waste Management and Environmental Remediation – Providing for Sustainable Communities

Patience Ndidi Key

Speakers:
i. Mrs. Patience Ndidi Key, Co-owner, Divine Home Healthcare LLC, Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Organization Americas (NIDOA) USA and President,NIDOA, Maryland Chapter.

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Lawrence Chidi Anukam, PhD.

ii. Dr. Lawrence Chidi Anukam, Director-General, National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA).

4:40PM
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Mining and Solid Minerals Development – Sustainable Harvesting of the Nation’s Subterranean Resources

Iyalode Alaba Lawson MFR, F.IoD

Speakers:
i. Iyalode Alaba Lawson MFR, President, Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA).

ii. Mr. Utus Linus Adie, Project Coordinator, Mindiver Project, Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development.

iii. Hon. Abubakar Bawa Bwari, Honourable Minister of State, Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development.

5:30PM

NETWORKING

Wednesday, 28th November 2018

9:00 AM

National Anthem

9:05AM
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Address

Muhammadu Buhari GCFR

By the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari GCFR.

9:20AM

Tour of Exhibition

BREAK-OUT PARALLEL BUSINESS SESSIONS

9:30AM

PITCHING SESSIONS I

Room I

Agriculture and Extractives
Agribusiness Moderator: Mr. Godwin Abiodun Oyefeso, Chief Executive Officer, Success Edge Limited.
Rapportéurs: Jane Samson & Augustine Adebudo

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Room II

Lola Visser-Mabogunje

Infrastructure and Real Estate
Infrastructure Development (with focus on PPP)
Moderator: Ms. Lola Visser-Mabogunje, Independent Consultant on Policy, Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, EU-SUFEGOR.
Rapportéurs: Olusegun Akintoye & OlajumokeUsifoh

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Room III

Engr. Obed Monago

Manufacturing
Industrial Development
Moderator: Engr. Obed Monago, Chairman, Board of Trustees NIDO Americas, Chairman, NIDO World Governing Council.
Rapportéurs: Gad Onyeanu & Emmanuel Oseni

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Room IV

Dr. Charles Cudjoe

Services
Health Care
Moderator: Dr. Charles Cudjoe, Chief Medical Director, Chasel Hospital.
Rapportéurs: Ekundayo Jacobs & Justin Williams

10:30AM

PITCHIN GSESSIONS II

Room I

Agriculture and Extractives
Mining
Moderator: Mr. Godwin Abiodun Oyefeso, Chief Executive Officer, Success Edge Limited.
Rapportéurs: Jane Samson & Augustine Adebudo

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Room II

Roland Igbinoba

Infrastructure and Real Estate
Real Estate Development
Moderator: Mr. Roland Igbinoba, Founder, Ronald Igbinoba Real Foundation for Housing & Urban Development (RIRFHUD).
Rapportéurs: Olusegun Akintoye & Olajumoke Usifoh

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Room III

M.K. Balaji

Manufacturing
Energy Development
Moderator: M. K. Balaji, Project Delivery Lead, Deloitte Consulting LLP.
Rapportéurs: Gad Onyeanu & Emmanuel Oseni

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Room IV

Patience Ndidi Key

Services
Waste Management and Environmental Remediation
Moderator: Mrs. Patience Ndidi Key, Co-owner, Divine Home Healthcare LLC
Rapportéurs: Ekundayo Jacobs & Justin Williams

11:30AM

NETWORKING AND REFRESHMENTS’ BREAK

12:00PM

PITCHING SESSIONS III

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Room I

Dr. John U. Osonwa

Agriculture and Extractives
Solid Minerals Development Moderator: Dr. John U. Osonwa, Legal and Strategic Adviser,Association of Nigerian-American Professionals in Nigeria (ANAPIN) & Consultant to the Nigeria National Assembly on Solid Minerals Development.
Rapportéurs: Jane Samson &Augustine Adebudo

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Room II

Mobolaji Lewis

Infrastructure and Real Estate
Transportation (Road and Aviation)
Moderator:Mr. Mobolaji Lewis, Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC.
Rapportéurs: Samuel Audu Ibrahim & Olayinka Solange Kuye-Romelus

Room III

Services
Education, Training and Skilled Workforce Development
Moderator: Kachi Okezie Esq., Chief Executive Officer, CTP International.
Rapportéurs: Gad Onyeanu & Emmanuel Oseni

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Room IV

Engr. Titus Olowokere

Services
Telecommunications, Technology and Innovations
Moderator: Mr. Titus Olowokere, Executive Director, US-Nigeria Trade Council.
Rapportéurs: Ekundayo Jacobs & Justin Williams

1:30PM

PITCHING SESSIONS IV

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Room I

Tengi George-Ikoli

Agriculture and Extractives
Oil and Gas
Moderator: Dr. Tengi George-Ikoli, Public Policy Expert.
Rapportéurs: Jane Samson & Augustine Adebudo

Room II

Infrastructure and Real Estate
Transportation (Maritime and Rail)
Moderator: Mr. James Zang, Director, Corporate Services, Nigerian Railway Corporation.
Rapportéurs: Samuel Audu Ibrahim & Olayinka Solange Kuye-Romelus

Room III

Manufacturing
Energy Development (with focus on PPP)
Moderator: Mr. Tunde Gbajumo, Deputy Chief of Staff, USAID Power Africa Team, USAID Nigeria.
Rapportéurs: Olusegun Akintoye & Olajumoke Usifoh

Room IV

Services
Entertainment, Hospitality and Tourism
Moderator: Mr. Baba Jella Epega, Chief Executive Officer, EMC3, U.K.
Rapportéurs:Ekundayo Jacobs & Justin Williams

1:30PM
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LUNCH BREAK

Ade Abayomi Olufeko

(Lunch Speaker: Mr. Ade Olufeko)

3:00PM

Bi-Lateral Business Meetings/Investment Discussions

7:00PM
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DINNER/AWARDS/GALA NIGHT

Prof Yemi Osinbajo

with the Vice-President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo SAN GCON.

Thursday, 29th November 2018

Courtesy Visit

Private Site Visits
Development of Memoranda of Understanding (MoU)

END OF INAUGURAL NIGERIA DIASPORA INVESTMENT SUMMIT 2018


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