Seminar Export & Invest in Nigeria
On December 3rd, a seminar on exporting and investing in Nigeria took place at the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) in Lisbon. This seminar was organized by the PCCI in partnership with the Nigeria Portugal Friendship & Business Association (NPFBA) and the support of the Embassy of Nigeria in Portugal. The programme, which can be consulted here, included an opening session where Her Excellency Ambassador Ijeoma Bristol introduced the participants to Nigeria, a presentation by Mr. Pedro Hipólito, CEO of SIBS INTERNATIONAL and President of the Board of NPFBA, about investment possibilities in Nigeria, and a roundtable where Mrs. Christabel Onyejekwe, Executive Director of Business Development of Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System, encouraged Portuguese companies to invest in Nigeria. Around 70 participants, representing 60 companies, attended the seminar and had the opportunity to debate with the speakers about the business environment in Nigeria. After the closing session, the Embassy of Nigeria in Portugal kindly offered the participants a lunch which was also an opportunity for networking and deepening the ties between Nigeria and Portugal.