Dr Mustapha Abubakar to Speak on Islamic Banking as an Alternative Financing Tool


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WebTV's Islamic Finance Weekly will be featuring a robust conversation on "Islamic Banking As An Alternative Financing Tool For Nigeria's Economic Recovery & Growth".


Guest: Dr Mustapha Abubakar 

Date: Friday, January 15th, 2021 

Time: 1:00PM 

Platform: Virtual Zoom Video Call 

Highlights: To be deployed on WebTV Platform, YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook & LinkedIn 

Host: Bukola Akinyele- Yisau 


Key Discussion Points

  1. Evolution Of  Islamic Banking  Practices Across the Globe to Nigeria
  1. The Success stories of Islamic Finance in Nigeria
  1. How The Two Full-Fledged Non Interest Banks In Nigeria Can Attract More Investments from Private Equity or Venture Capital Firms
  1. The Impact of The Three Sukuks Issued So far On the  Road Infrastructure
  1. Analysis On The Current Size of the Global Sukuk Market
  1. Prospects For A Fourth Sukuk Issuance In 2021
  1. Other Sectors That Sukuk Can Be Deployed To Support In Nigeria, Apart from Infrastructure
  1. How Non-Interest Banks Can Support Households and MSMEs Amidst the COVID 19 Pandemic.
  1. Products Islamic Financial Institutions Can Develop in Nigeria and Africa To Address the Issues of Poverty and Financial Inclusion.

Guest Profile

Dr Mustapha Abubakar is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Banking and Finance in Ahmadu Bello University Business School, Zaria-Nigeria. Prior to joining the academic community, he worked as a banking officer in Union Bank of Nigeria for nearly three years from 1996 to 1999.


He obtained a Diploma in Accounting, B.Sc. Business Administration, MBA, M.Sc. Business Administration and PhD all from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria-Nigeria in 1989, 1993, 1995, 2010 and 2017 respectively. He has participated in many academic conferences as a paper presenter in conventional and Islamic Finance, Banking and economics areas in Nigeria, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia and Bangladesh. He has also published a number of papers in academic journals and books in Nigeria and abroad, and as a member of editorial advisory board of international journals, had reviewed academic papers for seminars, theses, journal articles and books in areas of Islamic banking, economics and finance.


This is in addition to other numerous supervision works of undergraduate and post graduate students he undertook. He also served as a member of Advisory Committee of experts for Halal Takaful Company in Nigeria. 

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