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  • For information about registration, please contact:

    Yolanda Oghumah
    Tel.:+234 (1) 270 0746 - 7 (Ext.115)
    Mobile: +234 815 102 2503


    Victoria Francis
    Tel.: +234 (1) 270 1548-9
    Mobile: +234 803 433 5688

    For Sponsorship and advertisement oppurtunities, please contact:

    Jennifer Ohikhuare
    Tel.:+234 (1) 270 0746 - 7 (Ext.113)
    Mobile: +234 807 707 6986


    Chinenye Odenigbo
    Tel.: +234 (1) 270 1548-9


    Eko Hotel & Suites, Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria
    20th - 21st June, 2018.

    In cooperation with:

    ngba   AV

    Supported by:


    After a successful relaunch in 2017, the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Nigeria (DGIC) in collaboration with the Nigerian-German Business Association (NGBA) and the Afrika-Verein der deutschen Wirtschaft is pleased to invite you to the 7th German-Nigerian Business Forum. Fluctuations in the Nigerian economy which led to economic recession between 2016 and 2017 brought economic activities to almost a halt with high degree of uncertainties, especially as it relates to foreign direct investment. With gradual transition from recession and boosting of the economy again, in 2018, Nigeria remains the hub for foreign direct investment. Once again, the country is ready to host its foreign investors in the diverse sectors of the economy.

    The 2018 event will include a special focus on Nigeria’s untouched potentials after the economic recession. Entrepreneurs and experts from the fields of Agribusiness and Food Processing; Energy with a special focus on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency; Banking, Finance and Investment; Infrastructure, Mining, Oil and Gas; Digitalization and Startups; Technical and Vocational Education Training, will be discussing challenges, latest developments and interacting with the audience.

    The Forum is aimed at decision-makers, business owners, managers, strategic planners, financial officers, business development professionals, marketing specialists and those providing products and services related to business in Germany and Nigeria.  In addition, the conference will be of great benefit to politicians, government officials, foundations, think-tanks dealing with Nigeria and Germany. This Forum provides an excellent networking opportunity for businesses and corporate bodies.

    The keynote speakers are:

    1. Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria
    2. H.E. Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah, Hon. Minister for Trade & Investment
    3. H.E. Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, Executive Governor, Lagos State
    4. H.E. Mr. Ibikunle Amosun, Executive Governor, Ogun State
    5. H.E. Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, Hon. Minister for Power
    6. H.E. Dr. Audu Ogbeh, Hon. Minister for Agriculture

    Among the panelists are:

    1. Mr. Herbert Wigwe, CEO/GMD, Access Bank Plc.
    2. Mr. Markus Gabbert, Head of Legal Department, DEG
    3. Mr. Godwin Emefiele, Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria Nigeria
    4. Mr. Jeremy Gaines, Coordinator, Nigerian-German Energy Partnership
    5. H.E. Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah, Hon. Minister for Trade & Investment
    6. Mr. Emmanuel Ijewere, Chairman, Nigerian Agri Business Group (NAGB)
    7. Dr. Michael Blank, Association of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce (DIHK)