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About Blockchain Nigeria User group

Who We Are

The Blockchain Nigeria User Group (BNUG), a sub-set of Organization of Blockchain Technology User (OBTU), a duly registered incorporated Trustee with Nigeria's CAC, 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 such as SEC Nigeria, NITDA, NDIC CBN and other stakeholders to support business/ employment growth and career opportunities in Blockchain Technology, in other to promote and sustain community development initiatives, 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. BNUG recently launched a #BlockchainDev1000 initiative aimed at training 1,000 blockchain developer skill-sets across Nigeria within 2 years. You can apply now for the program.


Vision

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


Mission

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.

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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

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EVENTS HIGHLIGHTS

 

Conference

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

 

Exhibitions

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.

 

MasterClasses

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

 

Networking

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.

Jamila Umar

Confirmed

Accomplished technocrat and consultant at Federal Ministry of Finance, Abuja Nigeria.

Emomotimi Agama

Confirmed

HOD Exchange Registration & Licensing, Market Infrastructure and Innovation Department at SEC

Emmanuel Tokunbo Darko

Confirmed

Business Development Manager at Vite Labs Limited.

Abekure Tega

Confirmed

Chief Executive Officer at KurecoinHub, KurePay.

James Hinton

Confirmed

Advisor and Crypto Enthusiast at Flashcoin.io. Lateral thinker and serious entrepreneur.

Franklin Peters

Confirmed

Founder & CEO of BITFXT TECHNOLOGY.

Lawal J. Ahmed

Confirmed

Lawal, holds an LL.B Degree from the University of Jos, and an LL.M Degree from University of Dun

Bola Ajomale

Confirmed

Experienced Chief Executive Officer with NASD PLC.

Hon Femi Gbajabiamila

Confirmed

Hon Speaker of Federal House of Representative, Nigeria.

Prof Kingsley Mughalu

Confirmed

A global leader who has made contributions to the stability, progress and wealth of nations, soci

Ayodeji Soetan

Confirmed

Managing Partner at Blockchain Asset Management Hatfield Hyde, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.

Germaine Ifudu

Confirmed

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

Luke Kim

Confirmed

Luke is a digital entrepreneur hailing from Seoul and Tokyo, currently based in California.

Abdulsalam Umar

Confirmed

1st Class graduate of Coventry University UK, studied Computer Science.

Eloho Oyinvbi

Confirmed

CEO BFE Investment International, studied at Delta State University Abraka, Delta State, Nigeria.

John Kamara

Confirmed

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

Mohammed Ibrahim Jega

Confirmed

Founder Startup Arewa, co-founder Domineum.io and Head Business Development at Vogue Pay.

Adebajo Adedayo

Confirmed

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

Salisu Kaka

Confirmed

Assistant Director, Head Blockchain at NITDA - (NATIONAL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT AGENC

Bolaji Onibodu

Confirmed

Founder & CEO at XendBit -Digital Transaction Services Ltd.

Surveyor Faith Titus

Confirmed

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

Victor Akoma-Philips

Confirmed

Co-Founder/ Chief Operating Officer KuBitX.

Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi

Confirmed

Director General, National Agency for Technology Development (NITDA).

Davidson Oturu

Confirmed

Partner at Aelex. Corporate Attorney, IP & Tech.

Joshua Paul Hawley

Confirmed

Founder Blockchain Mauritius Foundation and Co-Founder of the Mauritius Ethereum Foundation.

Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami PhD

Confirmed

Honourable Minister of Communications, Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Yahaya Maikori

Confirmed

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

Abubakar Umar

Confirmed

Co-founder & CEO, Cynotrust Intelligent Systems.

Khadijat Abdulkadir

Confirmed

Chief Technology Officer at Africa Prudential Plc.

Chimezie Chuta

Confirmed

Founder/ Coordinator Blockchain Nigeria User Group.

Chiagozie Iwu

Confirmed

Blockchain and Finance Consultant at CI Cryptosolutions, NaijaCrypto.

Dr. Leonard Eze

Confirmed

A Medical Doctor turned Bitcoin Maximalist!

ABOUT ABUJA BLOCKCHAIN & DIGITAL ASSETS CONFERENCE 2019

The Abuja Blockchain & Digital Assets Conference 2019, with the agenda: The Blockchain Trust-Architechture for Governance and Public Service, is Nigeria's premium Blockchain conference of value and innovation. Its is annually organised and curated by Blockchain Nigeria User Group. This is the 8th event in the series and the 3rd holding in Lagos. Its is taking place from 4-5 October 2019 at Abuja Sheraton Hotels, Abuja, 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. View past photos: https://www.flickr.com/gp/157855943@N04/Q8E16v and Videos on Youtube.

Some of the expected Keynotes and Special Guests include Hon Femi Gbajabiamila (Speaker HoR Nigeria)Prof Kingsley Mughalu, UN Ambassador, former CBN Deputy Governor, Isa Pantami, Hon Minister of Communications, Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, DG NITDA, and Joshua Hawley, founder Blockchain Advisory Mauritius/ Co-Founder of Mauritius Ethereum Alliance.

Agenda: The Blockchain Trust-Architecture for Governance and Public Service.

Who should attend

Everyone! Everyone who truly desire change in their career and business. Its for friends of disruptions. Anyone interested in the technologies of Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies and 4IR

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WIN $1000 at the Blockchain4Good Hackathon Abuja

Blockchain4Good Hackathon based on the IBM Hyperledger platform to be held as a side event at the Abuja Blockchain & Digital Assets Conference 2019.

Venue: Sheraton Hotels Abuja.

The Goal

We’re seeking the best and the brightest to join us in Abuja for two-days, 04 - 05 October 2019, to work on ideas in the areas of Supply Chain, Record Keeping, Agriculture, Health Care, Digital Identity etc.

The goal of the Hackathon is to enable developers to transform their blockchain ideas, utilizing the IBM powered Hyperledger DLT platform, into reality and accelerate creative uses of blockchain technology to positively impact the way we work and live in Nigeria and across Africa. More specifically, we will be looking at the solutions that can improve governance and public sector service delivery. Blockchain opens up new opportunities to positively impact governance, public service, environment, ethical trade, fair work practices and human rights.

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Abuja Sheraton Hotels, Abuja, Nigeria

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