Host


First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank) is Nigeria’s premier commercial bank and most valuable banking brand. With over 10 million active customer accounts and more than 750 business locations, we provide a comprehensive range of retail and corporate financial services to customers and investors wishing to explore the vast business opportunities available in Nigeria and our business locations across Africa, Europe, Middle East and Asia. To live our promise of ‘YOU First’, we design products and services to support your personal, family and business needs. Our array of products – cards, channels, transfer services, loans & advances, deposit products, guarantees, distributorship financing, cash management and foreign trade service – create convenience for your transactions, empower your businesses and offer flexibility of choice. We are leveraging on technology to drive optimised and cost effective service delivery, enhance transaction efficiency, risk management as well as entrench collaboration, innovation and creativity across the group. www.firstbanknigeria.com



Major Sponsor


Established in 1982 as a member of the international and renowned Inlaks Group, Inlaks is Nigeria’s foremost indigenous information and communications technology (ICT) and infrastructure solutions provider with head office in Lagos and operations across Sub-Saharan Africa. We specialise in the deployment of dynamic and highly scalable ICT infrastructure solutions that satisfy fast evolving requirements of the industrial, distribution, telecommunication, oil/gas and utilities sectors. Inlaks also deploys commercial/ resource planning software and services to multinational companies. With over 30 years of industry experience, Inlaks also has an impressive customer base of six apex banks in West Africa, 18 banks in Nigeria and other major customers in the region. www.inlaks.com



Media Partner


Financial Nigeria magazine, Africa’s foremost development and finance journal, is produced as a knowledge-intensive complementary reading material. It is targeted at senior officials in the public, private and voluntary sectors. A number of Federal Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies, and private sector institutions are institutional subscribers to the magazine. The magazine regularly publishes articles on Energy, Policy and Governance, Private Sector Development, ICT, Finance and Investment, Monetary Policy, International Trade, Market Risks and International Capital Flows, Market Regulation, Agriculture and Food Security, Sustainable Development, and Technology. Financial Nigeria magazine debuted in August 2008 as a monthly. Since then, it has been published every month. www.financialnigeria.com