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Expected Speakers

Hon. Kayode Fayemi
Hon. Minister for Solid Minerals

Prof M.A Rahaman
Chairman
Mineral Watch Investment Ltd

Guy Leclezio
Chairman

Capricorn Metals Ltd, Australia

Alhaji Sani Shehu
President
Miners Association of Nigeria

Dr. Vincent Onome Akpotaire
Director
Bureau of Public Enterprises

David Mazaheri
Managing Partner
Intellaine, Washington, United States of America

Mr. Roberts U. Orya
MD/CEO
Nigeria Export Import Bank (NEXIM)

Ms. Ladi Hauwa Katagum
Exec. Sec.
Nigeria Investment Promotion Council (NIPC)

Mr. Arne Fayd’Herbe de Maudave
Managing Director
African & Middle East Mauritius Freeport Development (MFD)

Mr. Alex Ndubuisi Nwegbu
Director General
Nigeria Geological Survey Agency (NGSA)

Mr. Herbert Wigwe
Managing Director
Access Bank

Mr. Olusegun Awolowo
Director General
Nigeria Export Promotion Council (NEPC)

Mr. Waheed Olagunju
Managing Director
Bank Of Industry (BOI)

Mr. Mike Daniels
CEO
KPMC, South Africa

Mr. Linus Adie
World Bank Mining Projects

Engr. M. K Amate
Director General
Mining Cadastre Office, Federal Republic of Nigeria

Conference Topics

  1. The new change investment climate and economic development plan for the Nigerian Mining Sector
  2. Models for success in private sector led growth for the Nigerian solid minerals sector
  3. Strategies for joint ventures investment in promoting international business in the solid minerals: Case Studies
  4. Strategies for financing resource projects and trade in emerging markets
  5. Revenue generation options from the solid minerals business for State Governments
  6. World bank – a decade of assistance to the solid minerals business development in Nigeria
  7. Strategic national integrated transport logistics project for the mining industry
  8. Fast tracking Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) through available exploration data – Status and Challenges
  9. “Playing by the rules” global best practices in the mines land allocations
  10. The role of insurance companies in facilitating Nigeria’s mining business: A global perspective
  11. Export facilitation strategies and procedures for the Nigerian solid minerals business
  12. Enterprise security and compliance solutions for the mining sector
  13. Contractual arrangements and legal aspects of investing in Nigeria’s solid minerals sector
  14. Standardisation of Nigerian products to meet global recommendations
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