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Blockchain, AI & Digital Assets Summit Lagos, Nigeria 2019

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Blockchain & Digital Financial Assets Summit

24-25 May, Civic Center VI, Lagos, Nigeria

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About Blockchain Nigeria User group

Who We Are

The Blockchain Nigeria User Group (BNUG) has been the voice of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Technology in Nigeria since 2016. We speak for an industry that aims to touch the daily lives of Nigerians in every corner of the country — by providing business, jobs, career opportunities, and by investing in the communities we serve.

Blockchain Nigeria User Group is a not-for-profit, industry-funded association representing one of the fastest growing industries on the planet.

BNUG is a strong advocate for Blockchain Technology in Nigeria and works with all levels of government and other stakeholders to support employment growth and career opportunities in Blockchain Technology, to promote and sustain community development initiatives from coast-to-coast, and to enhance consumer safety and industry competitiveness. BNUG also provides its members with a full range of services and programs including education and training, benchmarking and best practices, networking, advocacy, and industry information.


Championing Blockchain Technology Education, Development, Adoption in Nigeria and across Africa


To advance, promote and protect the interests of our members through effective advocacy, communications and education.

BNUG has representatives in Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Kaduna, Ibadan, Abeokuta, Kano and Akure.

Join us today!

What we Do

- Support Policymakers in their need to tackle their challenges in understanding blockchain, both the functionality and risks of decentralized cryptocurrency, in order to create an appropriate legal and regulatory framework that will foster the community.

- Protect Enthusiasts and end users through training, public enlightenment, risks assessment and fraud alerts.

- Encourage Competition Put measures to avoid the concentration of operations in few hands.

- Advocacy for the creation and maintenance of an enabling regulatory environment for Blockchain Project Development.

- Identification of Possible use cases for Blockchain Implementation and spur innovative Startups in that direction.

- Bridge Talent Gap through capacity building/ Incubation at Blockchain Innovation Centers (Blockchain Technology Hubs)

- Hold National Conferences and Regional Summits to raise Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Awareness

(We have so far held the First Blockchain Cryptocurrency Conference Lagos, Nigeria 14-15 August, 2017,with attendance of over 600 participants, and Regional Blockchain Summit Port Harcourt, Nigeria September 9, 2017 with over 250 attendees.)

Other Regional Summit Locations are: Abuja, Nigeria October, Owerri November, Ibadan December, Kaduna January 2018, Kano February 2018.

- Publish Educational Books and Journals. The First is already out: Seizing Opportunities in Blockchain & Digital Currency Revolution.

You will find it on this link:

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Globally-acclaimed Blockchain business leaders will be enlightening attendees about various aspects of starting and growing a blockchain based business in Nigeria.



40+ Tech product exhibitors as well as over 1200 attendees will be showcasing their innovative solutions for lead consideration. Gain instant traction for your startup.



Specialized Blockchain Masterclasses will be facilitated by Internationally acclaimed subject-matter experts and blockchain policy formulators.



There will be various opportunities for attendees to meet new people and identify those leads that are specifically relevant to their business.

Confirmed Speakers

Industry leaders, Fintech and technology innovators, carefully selected from across the globe, will be there to speak to us.

Boulevard A. Aladetoyinbo


Security token/ STO/ ICO/ IEO/ TGE legal advisor, founding Partner at Lex Futurus Group, LLC., an

Yongjie Athena YU


Binance Charity Foundation (BCF) -Executive Director, and Co-Founder of Made in Africa Initiative

James Hinton


Advisor and Crypto Enthusiast at Lateral thinker and serious entrepreneur.

Lexi Novitske, CFA


Principal, Investment Officer at Singularity Investments.

Shamim Khan, Esq.


Director, Lex Futurus (UK) Blockchain Regtech & Law Limited.

Yahaya Maikori


Founder Law Allianz, the co-founder of the record label Chocolate, Yahaya Maikori is a Nigerian e

Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami PhD


Director General/CEO, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA).

John Lombela


Founder of Cryptovecs Capital, a black-owned African Investment Advisory firm, headquartered in J

Tola Joseph Fadugbagbe


Tola is the founder, Crypto Masterclass.

Olufemi Awoyemi


Founder and CEO of Proshare Nigeria Limited (Nigeria’s foremost financial information hub), Olufe

Folawiwo Omolola Osasona


Wellbeing and Talent Engagement Consultant at Corporate Wellness Consulting.

Boye Ademola


Partner, Technology Advisory & Digital Transformation Lead KPMG in Nigeria.

Emeka Okoye


Senior Semantic Web Architect at Cymantiks Nigeria Limited, Emeka co-founded Nigeria's earli

Michael Lawal


KuBitX Vice President Business Strategy and Development.

Chima Abafor


Co-founder, Chief Technology Officer at Ogwugo and Ugarsoft.

Wole Oyeniran


Enterprise Platforms & Systems Integration Leader for Deloitte in West Africa.

Khadijat Abdulkadir


Chief Technology Officer at Africa Prudential Plc.

Toyosi Abolarin


Senior Product Manager Venture Garden Group (Payments & International Money Transfer).

Dr. Segun Aina


Dr Segun Aina is a global professional banking leader, internationally rated fintech influencer a

Dr. Shadrach Egbokwu


Medical Doctor at State House Clinic, Uyo Akwa Ibom State Nigeria.

Adebajo Adedayo


Community Manager at Jelurida. A blockchain enthusiast. Ardor believer.

Dr. Andrew Nevin


Chief Economist at PWC, Andrew will deliver a Keynote on "How Blockchain, AI Digital Virtual

Salisu Kaka



Ian Friend


Co-Founder, COO and General Counsel of Ferrum Network - a high-speed interoperability network bui

Olutoyin Justus Oloniteru


Co-founder & CEO of Spindlar Cyberlaw Centre, Lagos, Nigeria.

John Kamara


Director for Global Gaming Africa, Ambassador City AI (Nairobi and Lagos), John Kamara is a Visio

Surveyor Faith Titus


Founder/ CEO eWealth Atlantic, Cofounder Blockchain Nigeria User Group, Fellow: CILRM.

Isaac Sesi


Co-Founder and CEO at Sesi Technologies.

Germaine Ifudu


Crypto Currency Advisor, Fund Manager, Angel Investor, IT Specialist, Project Management Profess

Akinsope Roberts


Akinsope Leads EY West Africa’s Digital Solutions team responsible for building and delivering ou

Chimezie Chuta


Founder/ Coordinator Blockchain Nigeria User Group.

Dele Omotosho


Director of Products at Wireless Analytics, LLC a US-based telecom analytics company.


The Blockchain, AI & Digital Assets Conference 2019, with the agenda: Blockchain & AI: Beyond the hypes, is Nigeria's premium Blockchain conference of value and innovation. Its is annually organised and curated by Blockchain Nigeria User Group. This is the 7th event in the series and the 3rd holding in Lagos. Its is taking place from 24-25 May 2019 at The Civic Centre, Ozumba Mbadiwe Avenue, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria, and will focus on identifying the opportunities and overcoming the challenges to making this revolutionary technology a reality in Nigeria. Previous editions had been held in Port Harcourt and Abuja in 2017 & 2018. Please see for the last Port Harcourt event. View past photos:

Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami PhD, Director-General/ CEO National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) is expected as a guest of honor.
Mr. Andrew Nevin PhD, Chief Economist at PWC will deliver a Keynote on "How Blockchain, AI Digital Virtual Financial Assets and other technologies of the 4IR could drive economic advancement across Africa".


Who should attend

CEOs, CTOs, Managing Directors, Heads of Govt Agencies, Heads of Innovation, Business Development executives, Blockchain enthusiast from banks, financial Institutions, financial service providers, Insurers, law firms, Investors, accountants and financial technology companies

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Specialized Industry MasterClasses Participants who registered without purchasing tickets will not have access to the 2nd day trainings.

AI Strategies for Executives & Business Leaders

55,000 / month Facilitator Dele OmotoshoProduct DirectorWireless Analytics, LLC. New York
-AI & Business Transformation-
AI solutions from a managerial perspective
AI Tools: Google AutoML
Microsoft Cognitive Services.

Cryptocurrency Trading Masterclass

35,000 / month Facilitator Tola Joseph Fadugbagbe CEO Cryptocurrency Master Class LTD.
-Target Audience-
OTC Traders, Day Traders
Virtual Financial Assets Managers
Crypto Enthusiasts, etc.

Blockchain for Tax Firms/ Regulators

150,000 / month Facilitator - Olutoyin J Oloniteru MD/ CEOSpindlar Cyberlaw Centre & ChairmanCEIAfrica.
-Target Audience-
Regulatory Bodies, Legal
Professional Services Firms.
Auditors, Accountinf Firms

Blockchain & Decentralised Finance

75,000 / month -FacilitatorShamim Khan, Esq. Director, Lex Futurus (UK), Blockchain Regtech & Law LTD. 
-Target Audience-
C-Suite, Higher & Middle Mgt.
Banking and Financial Services 
Regulatory Bodies, Accountants


Check out the awesome venue

The Civic Center Victoria Island overlooking the water front in the Island, is a top-rated event venue in Victoria Island! Guests are happier about it compared to other event venues in the area. Its secure and accessible, classy and ideal for corporate and business oriented events.



The Civic Centre

Ozumba Mbadiwe Road, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria

+234 816-543-0776

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