WebTV To Host Maiden Islamic Finance Weekly Webinar on June 16th, 2021


Thursday, June 03, 2021 / 07:30AM / Bukola Akinyele-Yisau for WebTV /Header Image Credit: EcoGraphics

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WebTVTM - Nigeria's leading digitalTVTM powered by Proshare will on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 host the maiden edition of its Islamic Finance Webinar Series with the theme "Islamic Finance and the Nigerian Capital Market".


According to Fitch Ratings, the Islamic Finance industry in Nigeria remains nascent and in its early stages of development, but there is potential for growth. The Debt Management Office (DMO), Nigeria also confirmed that it has issued three (3) Sukuk through the capital market to support infrastructure development across the nation. The total value of the issuances so far is N362bn, which were all oversubscribed showing the wide acceptance of the Islamic finance instrument in the capital market.


This Webinar series to be hosted by WebTV's Islamic Finance Weekly Anchor, Mrs. Bukola Akinyele-Yisau will be an opportunity to inform institutional and retail investors about opportunities in the non-interest finance market in Nigeria and Africa, while addressing salient issues affecting the growth and development of the market.


The maiden edition scheduled to hold from 10:00AM (WAT) via Zoom will focus on the Nigerian Capital Market and serve as an opportunity for key stakeholders in the market to shed light on the following:

  1. Islamic Finance Literacy and the Capital Market
  2. Islamic Banking and the Capital Market
  3. Islamic Finance and the development of Nigeria's Debt Market
  4. Islamic Finance and Investment Opportunities in the Capital Market
  5. Islamic Finance and the Commodities Market and
  6. Investing through Islamic Finance Products and Index  


Click here to register.


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The Webinar which will have as its Keynote Speaker, Mr. Abdulkadir Abbas, Head of Department, Securities and Investment Services, SEC Nigeria, will also feature experts and analysts in the industry. Some of the confirmed speakers include:

  1. Mrs. Toyin Sanni, Group Managing Director, Emerging Africa Capital
  2. Mr. Nofadelizan Abdul Rahman, CEO, TAJBank
  3. Mrs. Adaze Uzor-Kalu, Head, External Relations, FMDQ Group
  4. Mr. Akeem Oyewale, CEO, Marble Capital
  5. Mrs. Oluwafunto Olasemo, Vice President, Financial Markets, AFEX
  6. Mr. Ndako Mijindadi, Head, Investment & Research, Lotus Capital Limited with
  7. Dr. Mustapha Ishaq Akinlaso (PhD, CSAA) as the Moderator of the panel and question & answer session.


Islamic Finance provides immense opportunities to deepen the capital market, boost liquidity, stimulate financial inclusion, enable product development and serve as a viable alternative source of finance. Nigeria with a population of over 200m people with about 50% Muslims, has been described as a potential strategic hub for Islamic Finance in Africa.


This Webinar and others to come will thus enhance increased enlightenment and education about the opportunities inherent in the ecosystem.


To participate in this event, kindly register HERE and send your questions ahead to bukola.akinyele@proshareng.com


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