Major U.S. Investors Scouting Nigeria’s Technology Industry

By Staff Published: October 1, 2017, 5:25 pm
investorsNigeria's Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama,left, at the US-Nigeria Business Forum in New York [Photo: NAN]

Top United States investors, under the US-Nigeria Council platform, are looking at exploring market opportunities domiciled in the Nigerian economy.

Their intentions were made known at the just concluded 72nd United Nations General Assembly in New York, which convened a high powered business dinner with top US investors with interest in Nigeria, a statement by USNC on Monday indicated..

The USNC is a business-to-business organization that works to promote partnerships between Nigerian and American companies and to strengthen US-Nigeria commercial relations.

From Punch.

It had its exclusive dinner at the forum co-hosted by the Chairman of Flour Mills Nigeria Plc, John Coumantaros; Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority, Uche Orji, and the Vice-Chairman of McLarty Associates, Ambassador John Negroponte.

The council gathered leaders of Nigerian and American businesses to discuss how to build on to deepen Nigeria’s return to economic growth and diversification. In particular, the council members and dinner participants focused on the need to create a competitive Information and Communications Technology cluster that will further develop Nigeria’s growth into a digital economy.

Read more at Punch.

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