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Chief Sony Odogu, Obafoluke Otudeko, Cosmas Maduka, Mustapha Chike Obi, Chuma Okafor, to Speak at the Nigeria Leadership Summit 2014 themed “ENTREPRENUERIAL NATION”



Some of the Nigeria’s brightest and best Entrepreneurs will be headlining this year’s Nigeria Leadership Summit which is holding on Thursday the 11th of December at the Oriental Hotel Lekki Lagos at 8am. This year the Summit is themed “Entrepreneurial Nation and in this regard the Nation ‘s most successful Entrepreneurs in various fields are going to be taking the speaking pulpit to provide the Nigerian people with their own story on how they go to the top and how young people can make it today..
The Nigeria Leadership Summit is powered by the Anabel Group and the convener is Prince Nicholas Okoye the Group CEO and founder of Empower Nigeria. In addition to the Leadership Summit Key note addresses, there will be a Conference on the Empower Nigeria initiative which is promoting the startup of new young entrepreneurs around the country, there is a Leadership and Entrepreneurship MASTER CLASS for top executives on the 12th of December designed to provide participants with the knowledge and the tools to become billion dollar global companies and there is a special day for Women Entrepreneurs called the Island Tea Party for Women Entrepreneurs, holding on the 13th of December at the Clear Essence Ikoyi.
According to the organizers, the Summit on the 11th of December remains a free to attend event as with previous years however the MASTER CLASS on the 12th of December and the Island Tea Party on the 13th of December are strictly by invitation events.
Information available to us revealed that Nigeria Leadership Summit is a Platform founded, designed and managed by the Anabel Leadership Academy to provide the Nigerian public with a broader view and understanding of the challenges of Leadership in Nigeria. As well as provide solutions to Nigerian Leadership in both public and private sectors.
The new extensions of the Platform which includes a MASTER CLASS which is designed to take executives into the world of the billion dollar transaction, and help them to reposition their companies globally is redefining the Nigeria Leadership Summit as a major partner in the efforts to transform Nigeria. In addition the Island Tea PARTY for women is a favorite for the operators of Women owned Businesses as it promises to teach Nigerian women how to raise funding for their new or existing business, how to structure their businesses to attract international investors and to how to expand nationally and internationally.
Confirmed Speakers included:

Chief Sony Odogu, Ambassador Joe Keshi, Chief Chuma Okafor chairman Chicason Group, Chief Cosmas Maduka, Chairman Coscharis Group, Dr. Ayoola Oba Otudeko, Abdulsamad Rabiu, Chairman BUA Group, Charlie Weeks CEO weeks international Enterprises, James Michael Laffarty CEO British American Tobacco Corporation, Nicholas Okoye, CEO Anabel Group, Rajiv Sharma remowed speaker, business strategist, Segun Awolowo CEO Nigeria export promotion council.
And in the women category, we have very successful women who have made it and create a great change in the nation development. THESE INCLUDE : Mrs Evelyn Oputu former MD of bank Of Industry, Hon. Abike Dabiri House of representative, Uju Ifejika CEo Britania-U Group, Stella Okoli CEO Emzor Pharmaceuticals, Ibidun Ajayi Ighodalo CEO Elizabeth R Events, Ehime Eigbe CEO Sweet Kiwi Frozen Yoghurt.

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Lagos Lawyer Gboyega Adetunji Delves Into Agriculture, Floats Abundish; A Revolutionary Farm-To-Table Outfit





Barrister Gboyega Adetunji, a Lagos-based renowned legal practitioner, has ventured into agriculture with the launch of Abundish, a revolutionary farm-to-table service aimed at transforming how Nigerians access fresh, high-quality, and healthy farm produce.


Abundish is committed to offtake directly from farmers and supply to consumers promoting sustainable agricultural practices, and ensuring fair market value for produce.


The innovative platform offers a subscription-based model, allowing customers to customize their experience and receive curated selections of fresh, seasonal produce delivered conveniently to their homes.


“I’m thrilled to embark on this new journey, combining my passion for sustainable living and community development,” said Barrister Adetunji, Founder and CEO of Abundish.


“Our goal is to empower farmers, support local economies, and provide healthy, fresh produce to consumers while reducing food wastage and promoting sustainable practices.”


“Abundish is more than just a bridge,” says Barr. Gboyega Adetunji.


“We are a movement bringing fresh, high-quality produce whether cash or food crops directly from the farm to the end consumer, cutting out unhygienic produce, reducing landing costs of produce, and the convenience of doorstep delivery it affords our customers. This does not only benefits our customers, but also supports sustainable agricultural practices, grows the naira and local economies, and also empowers the farmers who nourish our communities.


Reacting to what inspires his diversification, Barr. Gboyega said “I’d always wanted to have my little farm that can cater for at least 80% of my consumption, but then I realized how impactful it would be if this practice could be extended to others, hence the creation of the Abundish brand”


When asked what sets Abundish apart from its counterparts, Barr. Gboyega said, “Abundish offers a unique subscription model, allowing customers to customize their experience and receive a curated selection of the freshest seasonal produce delivered conveniently to their homes. By bypassing traditional distribution channels, Abundish reduces food waste, ensures peak freshness for consumers and the amount of time doing tedious work of purchase and clean up”.


“Abundish offer fresh farm produce at fair market value, championing food security with sustainable practices” he added.


At Abundish, we are not just passionate about delivering farm-fresh produce, we are committed to creating a positive impact on our world. That is why we operate with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in mind, striving for a more sustainable, equitable, and food-secure future.


Join The Abundish Movement, visit to learn more about Abundish, and subscribe to receive the freshest produce delivered at your convenience.


Follow Abundish on social media platforms for behind-the-scene farm footage, exclusive offers, recipes, and our social impact initiatives.


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US-based Nigerian Jailed 41 Months For Operating Illegal Money Transmitting Business; Funds Wired To Lagos Bank




A Nigerian man based in the United States Oluwafemi Osinowo has been sentenced to 41 months in a federal prison after he was convicted of operating an illegal money transmitting business.


U.S. Attorney Ronald C. Gathe, Jr. in a press release issued by the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Middle District of Louisiana on Monday, announced that Chief Judge Shelly D. Dick also sentenced Osinowo, 35, of Miami, Florida, to three years of supervised release following his term of imprisonment.


According to admissions made as part of his guilty plea, from December 2016 to January 2019, Osinowo operated an unlicensed money transmitting business.


He confessed that he conducted foreign currency exchange business without complying with required federal registration requirements.

During the course of operating the business, money was transmitted from third parties from the Middle District of Louisiana and elsewhere to bank accounts located in Miami, Florida.


Once the money was in the bank accounts in Miami, Florida, an individual acting as an agent of Osinowo’s business wired the money to a bank in Lagos, Nigeria. Those wire transfers included approximately 51 separate transmissions in the aggregate total of approximately $722,177.



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‘Stolen’ $6.2m: What Emefiele Told Us In Kuje Prison – Investigators




One of the investigators handling the case of $6,230,000 allegedly stolen from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on February 8, 2023, has revealed what Godwin Emefiele, immediate past governor of the apex bank, told them at Kuje prison.

The former CBN governor, who is standing trial on an alleged 20-count amended charge, preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), was once remanded at Kuje prison.

He was alleged to have engaged in criminal breach of trust, forgery, conspiracy to obtain by false pretence and obtaining money by false pretence when he served as central bank chief.

In an affidavit filed before a Federal High Court in Abuja, one of the investigators, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, gave details of investigators’ findings and progress made so far.

The Deputy Superintendent of Police was quoted to have said: “We visited Kuje Correctional Centre, where we interviewed Godwin Emefiele, who purportedly approved the memos authorising the payment, as then CBN gov and he denied seeing, talk less of approving such memos.

“We also arrested some concerned staff of the Central Bank of Nigeria, who denied any involvement in the crime, before we finally arrested Bashirudeen Maishanu, who corroborated the account of Abdulmajeed Muhammad and further confessed to have been involved in the crime which, according to him was perpetrated by himself and the first to third defendants/respondents – Adamu Abubakar, Imam Abubakar and Odoh Eric Ocheme.

“Bashiru Maishanu further confessed that himself, the first and second defendants/respondents (Adamu Abubakar and Imam Abubakar) shared the sum of $2,500,000.00 from the stolen money, while the third defendant/respondent (Odoh Eric Ocheme), being a fellow staff of the Central Bank of Nigeria, kept the balance of $3,730,000.00 claiming that he had other interests to settle in the CBN.

“Bashirudeen Maishanu further confessed that both himself, and the first and second defendants/respondents jointly invested the United States dollars equivalent of the sum of N1, 440,000,000.00 into real estate business of Afrolyk Global Ltd.

“The Managing Director of the said Afrolyk Ltd, Aminu Lawal has been arrested and he confirmed the investment by Bashirudeen Maishanu, Adamu Abubakar and Imam Abubakar, and already refunded the sum of $200 000 00 to the Special Investigator’s team as part of the money he (Aminu Lawal) received as part of the purported investment.

“Cash of about $400,000 00 has also been voluntarily returned by Bashiru Maishanu from part of his remaining share of the money in question. The money (the $6,230,000) was received in cash from the Central Bank at Nigeria and also shared in the same cash by the defendants/respondents and others, making it difficult to trace the monies without arresting the defendants/respondents.

“It was later revealed that the third defendant – Odoh Eric Ocheme – was the Personal Assistant to Godwin Emefiele as the CBN governor while the first and second defendants (Adamu Abubakar and Imam Abubakar) are businessmen and associates of Bashirudeen Maishanu.”

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