THE DAWN OF A NEW DAY?
Over the years, The Economist Events’ Nigeria Summit has charted a country in the process of great transition. The year 2015 was particularly significant with the country making history in its presidential elections and experiencing its first democratic power transfer. Nine months on from President Buhari taking office, The 2016 Nigeria Summit will bring key government ministries, industry and business leaders as well as representatives of Nigerian civil society; together with international investors, economists and academics to discuss and debate what the future holds for Nigeria. Join the conversation @EconomistEvents #NigeriaSummit.
Now in its 11th year, our Nigeria Summit is part of our successful high-growth markets series. It has become one of the leading events in Africa where business, government and ideas people meet.
Chaired by a senior Editor from The Economist, the summit will explore the economic and social progress made to date and take an in-depth look at what the future will hold for Africa’s biggest economy.
Previous keynote speakers have included: HE Goodluck Jonathan,President, Federal Republic of Nigeria; Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala,Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Federal Republic of Nigeria; Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, former President of Brazil;Hakeem Belo-Osagie, Chairman, Etisalat; Zhong Jianhua, Special Representative of the Chinese Government for African Affairs and many more…
The content is crafted by our editors, with input from country and regional experts at both the newspaper and the Economist Intelligence Unit. And like the newspaper our events offer independent and authoritative insight and opinion on the issues that affect global business. This is the physical manifestation of The Economist.
We have access to some of the most influential decision-makers in government and business across the globe. Our programme will offer a unique perspective on Nigeria following the April 2015 elections.
Speakers & Agenda
Jonathan Rosenthal, Africa Editor, The Economist and The Nigeria Summit Chair
HE Okechukwu Enelamah, Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Nigeria
HE Kashim Shettima, Governor, Borno State, Federal Republic of Nigeria
Aliko Dangote, President and Chief Executive Officer, Dangote Group
Herbert Wigwe, Chief Executive Officer, Access Bank
Bob Diamond, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Atlas Merchant Capital Investment from abroad
Venue: InterContinental Lagos