Keynote Speakers

Vice-President Federal Republic Of Nigeria
Prof.Yemi Osinbajo SAN

Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has assured foreign investors that the current administration would do all it can, to put strategies and business policies in place towards achieving economic development.

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources
Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu

He is the present Minister of State for Petroleum Resources of The Federal Republic of Nigeria and Chairman of the Board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). He was nominated and subsequently appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari to represent his state of origin, Delta State in the President’s cabinet to oversee the daunting task of reforming and institutionalising transparency, accountability and productivity in the Nigerian oil and gas sector. 

Director General NOTAP
Dr. (Engr.) Umar Buba Bindir

Director General National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP).He pioneered the establishment of Nigeria’s Science and Technology Parks programme,pioneered the establishment of Africa’s Premier Science and Technology Innovation Corridor (APSTICA) in Abuja and also pioneered the Technology Story Board project (TSB) and NOTAP-Industry Technology Transfer Fellowship (NITTF) as guided capacity building strategist to evolve
highly skilled Science Technology and Innovation (STI) manpower for Nigeria at the primary and tertiary levels.

CEO of LADOL
Dr. Amy Jadesimi

CEO of LADOL.Trained as a medical doctor at Oxford University before moving into investment banking with Goldman Sachs.CEO of LADOL which is a Nigerian company that is developing the first and largest industrial free zone in Nigeria. The development has so far attracted $500 million of investment, which has turned a disused swamp inside Apapa Port (the busiest Port in West Africa) into a modern and sustainable industrial free zone.

Deputy Director: Dept of Investment Promotion , NIPC
Mr Shettma Barma

Representing Ms Yewande Sadiku, CEO/Executive Secretary; Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission NIPC's Ambitious Strategy to Attract and Convert More Investments to Nigeria's States and so we welcome #BONIE2018.

Senior Special Assistant to the President on ICT and PA to the Vice-president
Lanre Osibona

Lanre is a business professional – Technocrat Par Excellence. He is the Senior Special Assistant on ICT to the President – Federal Republic of Nigeria, & Snr. P.A to the Vice President. With experience spanning 20 years in the technology industry. He started his career in the UK, providing consulting services to international companies like AXA, Deutsche Bank, Vodafone, Ericsson, T–Mobile, Camelot UK and locally for Stanbic Bank, Nigeria (Member of the Standard Bank Group).

On return to Nigeria in 2010, ‘Lanre Founded InnovaTechNG Limited, a niche technology consulting outfit with a focus on Business Development and Programme Management. He was also a Principal Consulting Partner until 2014 when he joined the APC political campaign movement for Change.

As a big believer in the Nigeria Change Agenda, ‘Lanre volunteered his service to nation building as a key member of the APC campaign organization, and was a key member of His Excellency, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, GCON, Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria, serving in the capacity of Chief Protocol Officer during the Presidential Campaigns.