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Iweala, Aganga assure on Nigeria's economic viability at 3rd FBN Capital Conference

The 3rd edition of the FBN Capital Conference at Intercontinental hotel,Lagos commenced today with the focus on 'Tomorrow's Nigeria through Economic empowerment'.

In his opening remarks the MD/CEO of the FBN Capital a subsidiary of FBN holdings Mr. Kayode Akinkugbe described this year's edition as one that will create the enabler for economic players to discuss and give clear insight to the avenues through which Nigeria can attain economic empowerment.

Speaking through a video presentation from Abuja the Coordinating Minister of Economy and Finance Dr Mrs Ngozi Okonjo Iweala described the FBN Capital Conference initiative as a strategic approach to creating the necessary discourse that engages the public and private sector players, to refocus efforts on improving the economy.

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3rd FBN Capital Conference:Managing growth prospects and challenges.

The year 2014 has positive economic for which Nigeria, would have to strategically positioned to manage and become a key frontier market. Sustainable reforms, fiscal consolidation balanced with growth is the focus of the Economic team chaired by Coordinating Minister of the economy and Finance Dr Mrs Ngozi Okonjo Iweala in her presentation and exclusive interview with Gregory Kronsten Chief Economist FBN Capital.

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FDI flows:Nigeria's positioning and competitiveness.

Minister for Trade,Industry and Investment Mr. Olusegun Aganga in his presentation brings to the fore the strategic positioning of Nigeria in the Global economy,and the immense opportunities for it to be a viable and competitive frontier in Africa.

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DAY TWO Agenda

Presentation
Making the buy-side relevant: market facilitators’ perspectives
-Louisa Eni-Umukoro, Director, CIS, Securities and Exchange Commission

Panel Discussion
-Haruna Jalo-Waziri, ED, Business Development, Nigerian Stock Exchange
-Chinelo Anohu-Amazu, Ag. DG Nigerian Pension Commission
-Bola Onadele, MD/CEO, FMDQ OTC
-Michael Oyebola, MD, FBN Capital Asset Management (Moderator)

Presentation
The evolution of the buy-side industry in South Africa
- Rob Dower, Chief Operating Officer, Allan Gray

Presentation
Nigeria’s Asset Management industry: product evolution
- Rita Emoefe, CFA, Head, NBFI Ratings & Research, Agusto & Co.

Panel Discussion
Harnessing the potential and overcoming major limitations
-Uche Orji, MD, Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA)
-Tunde Alao-Olaifa, Investment Manager, Leadway Assurance
-Sadiq Mohammed, MD, ARM Pension Managers
-Michael Oyebola, MD, FBN Capital Asset Management
-Okey Enelamah, CFA, Founder and CEO, African Capital Alliance
-Funso Doherty, CFA, Principal, Doherty & Co (Moderator)