Investing in Nigeria: Recognising the opportunities. Dealing with the challenges.
Nigeria has Africa’s largest population and biggest economy. There is also massive migration from the countryside to the cities and a huge shortage of accommodation in those cities.
... So is now a good time to put some money into Nigeria?
... What type of property makes the best investment?
... What are the risks – and what can you do to minimise them?
At this session FdiAfrica's Bola Aderemi and Debbie Prekebena will be joined by representatives of our Nigerian exhibitors to discuss the options.
The list includes ...
- Cosgrove Investments
- Landmark Homes
- Gracias Global Property Nigeria
Mr Bola' Aderemi Bayewumi is the Chief Executive Officer of FdiAfrica Integrated Resources. A Broadcaster and Public Relations Consultant, with over 20 years experience in Corporate Branding and Product Promotion, he developed a unique concept of adequately providing vital information and networking platform to showcase investment opportunities in Africa as means of attracting Foreign Direct Investment.
Through sustainable partnership with Property Investor Media Ltd, FdiAfrica has been able to champion the creation of awareness among Africans - particularly Nigerians in Diapora - about the opportunities available in Property Development. This effort has opened up Africa to Foreign Direct Investors as a continent with great returns, not only in Property Development, but in other productive industries.
Debbie Prekebena is the Head of Operations of FdiAfrica. With over 10 years of Marketing Experience in the Property Development sector, Debbie has been able to develop a workable blue print to cater for the housing needs of various classes of people who are keen to become home owners.
She is conversant with field operations and the practical aspects of Property Investment – and boasts a wealth of experience in the Nigerian residential property market.
With a post graduate diploma in management and a Masters in Business Administration, Tolulope Onalaja has over 16 years work experience spread across the real estates and facility management sectors. She resigned as the Chief Operating Officer of a renowned facility management company in Nigeria to Join Revolutionplus property as the Executive Director(Business Support). Tolulope is married with two children.
Dr. Harrison Agboifoh is the CEO of Landmark Corporate Realty Ltd
He is an alumni of Harvard Business School, where he obtained an Associate degree in Project Finance, Capital Market and Real Estate. He received an Honorary Doctorate from The European American University for his commitment to the development of real estate in Nigeria. He is also an alumni of the prominent Lagos State University (LASU) and Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife respectively. He is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
He is a result oriented chief executive driven to establish strategic mutually beneficial partnerships and relationships with people and organizations. He is adept at creating strategic alliances with organization leaders to effectively align with and support key business initiatives. He excels at building and retaining performance teams by developing and motivating skilled professionals.
Ololade Valentina Abuta is the MD/CEO of Gracias Group and the Executive director Parkhust Group. The major focus of Gracias Group is Land Sales / Land Development, with Certified Title for thousands of Acres of Land.
Parkhust Group is primarily focused on construction of residential and commercial properties, with several completed and on going constructions in Lagos Nigeria
Ololade Abuta's passion is to create affordable shelter and to secure property investments for Foreign Investors, Nigerians living in Diaspora as well as those resident in Nigeria.
Bukola is a Director of Buildcon Nigeria.
Liz Taylor is a business strategist with proven track record of delivery. She believes in the combined role of people driven tactics and systems in delivering excellence to all stakeholders.
After a multidisciplinary role spanning nearly 16 years, Liz knows what truly drives business process, customer engagement, and strategy. Her strengths include knowledge management, business management, people management, customer relationship management and more.
Liz is an alumnus of the Said Business School Leadership program and Wharton Business School Real Estate program on Housing Finance & Securitization. She is also a Business Administration graduate of University of Abuja and holds an MSc in Knowledge Management from Aberdeen Business School.