The Lagos @50 international Conference, will feature experts and captains of various industries who will provide a wide perspective on critical subject matters relevant to the transition of Lagos Towards a Smart City.

There will be two keynote speakers; a moderator and a group of 4 discussants for each of the Focus Areas

Keynote Speakers

Prof. Paul Charles Collier

University of Oxford

Gbenga Oyebode

Chairman, Aluko & Oyebode


Dr. Doyin Salami

Lagos Business School

Kunle Elebute

Senior Partner KPMG

Sheri Williams

Founder, MTech Communications

Prof. Pat Utomi

Founder, Centre for Values in Leadership

Dr. Sola Fosudo

Lagos State University (LASU)

Bode Agusto

Chairman, EAC


Uyi Akpata

Managing Partner PwC

Mosun Belo-Olusoga

Chairman, Access Bank.

Aliko Dangote

CEO, Dangote Group

Prince Dapo Adelegan

CEO, Celtron

Femi Otedola

Chairman, Forte Oil Plc.

Abiodun Dabiri


Biodun Dabiri

Lekki Free Trade Zone

Prof. Adesoji Olugbenga


John Obaro

CEO, Systemspecs Limited

Niyi Yusuf

MD, Accenture

Eghosa Omoigui

Founder EchoVC Partners

Tayo Oviosu

Founder, Paga

Dr.Okechukwu Enelamah

Minister for Trade & Investment

Andrew Thorburn


Dapo Akinosun

Partner, SimmonsCooper

Funke Adekoya, SAN

Managing Partner, AELEX

Akin Dawodu

CEO Citigroup Nigeria

Cobhams Asuquo

Music Producer

Joke Silva


Kene Mkparu

CEO Filmhouse Cinemas, IMAX

Femi Ayeni

Founder, Ultima Limited

Biodun Otunola

Managing Director, Planet Projects Limited (PPL)


Lekan Ogunbanwo

Former Permanent Secretary LTV, Radio Lagos

Didi Akinyelure

Anchor BBC World