Pre-Conference 15 October 2018

B2B Networking Focus

 

Understanding Mining in Nigeria: A full guide from discovery to production

Chairperson: Habeeb Jaiyeola Director, Head Mining Industry, PwC, Nigeria

09:00
Deep diving into the mining business in Nigeria: Setting up a new mining project is not an easy task and requires years to complete, from the discovery stage, its development; to the production stage requires a lot of resources, knowledge and guidance.

09:10
Welcome address
Presented by: Georgina Ekeoama Ehuriah, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Mines & Steel Development, Nigeria

09:20
Business requirements: What is required from you before your start
Presented by: Emeka Offor, Director - Strategic Communications, Nigeria Investment Promotion Council, Nigeria

09:30
Geotechnical mapping of strategic minerals
Presented by: Garba Abdulrasaq, Director, Economic Geology Department, Nigeria Geological Survey Agency, Nigeria

09:40
Ministerial address: New perspectives for 2018-2030 – what has been achieved to date? How will future goals be achieved to ensure the sustainability of the Nigerian mining awakening? What should the global mining and metals industry expect from Nigeria?
Honourable Abubakar Bawa Bwari, Minister, Ministry of Mines & Steel Development, Nigeria

[10:00 Coffee break]

10:15-11:00
CEO round table (By invitation only)
Spot the right partner and find your match in business

10:30
Each participant will be given the opportunity to introduce themselves to the audience and share their needs in business and their goals from the event.

11:00
This session will be followed by one on one interaction between investors, project developers, projects managers, interactions, licence holders, mining operators and financiers.

[12:00 Networking lunch]

Finance master class presentations: How to take your business to the next level
Chairperson: Abisola Atitebi, Director, Energy Utilities and Resources, PwC , Nigeria

13:20
How to build a business plan for mining?
Hope Yongo, Chief Business Advisor , Nexim Bank, Nigeria

13:30
How to make your project more viable?
Olayinka O. Mubarak, Group Head, Solid Minerals and Metals, Large Enterprises Directorate, Bank of Industry, Nigeria

13:40
How to access finance in Nigeria?
Hajia Fatima Shinkafi, Executive Secretary, Solid Mineral Development Fund, Nigeria

14:00
Q&A session

14:30-15:50

Discussion roundtables: Knowledge exchanges

Take this opportunity to access the right decision maker or the right person within the mining industry to ask the burning question related to your business.

Objectives: To increasing dialogue; facilitate business linkages between Nigeria’s decision makers, solution providers, government representatives and the private sector.

Table 1: Finances for start-ups
Moderator: Begna Gebreyes, Senior Vice President, Investments, Africa Finance Corporation, Nigeria

Table 2: Legal requirements for miners
Moderator: Bar. Ibrahim Haske Dikko, Director Legal Services , Ministry of Solid Minerals Development, Nigeria

Table 3: Setting up your mining project
Moderator Tukura Menansa, Deputy Director Minerals Promotion, Nigeria Geological Survey Agency, Nigeria

Table 4: Licensing and legal requirements
Moderator Engr. Alhaji. Mohammed Amate, Director General, Nigeria Mining Cadastre, Nigeria

DRAGONS’ DEN

Selected candidates will get the opportunity to participate at the Dragons’ Den preparation class presented by experts of the mining and financial industry;

Another opportunity to add value and boost their knowledge for their mining activities.

Running:
- Candidates will not pitch and defend their projects this year
- In a form of an informative class, judges/experts will guide them on how to get ready, what the candidates need to do to prepare themselves and what is required from them;
- The candidates will study and understand how the industry works and this will give them more time to prepare and work towards meeting the requirements for next year;
- The objective of this masterclass is for the candidates to be able to go home with a deal for their projects next year.

Presented by:

• Engr. Adeniran Ajibade, Chief Executive Officer, Architype Industries Nigeria Limited, Nigeria
• Hope Yongo, Chief Business Advisor , Nexim Bank, Nigeria
• Olayinka O. Mubarak, Group Head, Solid Minerals and Metals, Large Enterprises Directorate, Bank of Industry, Nigeria
Hajia Fatima Shinkafi, Executive Secretary, Solid Mineral Development Funds, Nigeria

16:00
End of the pre-conference day

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Conference DAY 1: 16 October 2018

Opening Session
Enabling and promoting global mining practices through good governance and resource mobilization
Chairperson: Cyril Azobu, Partner, Head Consulting & Mining Leader, PwC, Nigeria

08:00-09:00
Welcome tea & coffee
Speed networking session

09:05
Welcome address from iPAD Nigeria
Emmanuelle Nicholls, Group Director, Mining and Agriculture, Spintelligent, South Africa

09:10
Welcome from PwC
Uyi Akpata, Country and Regional Senior Partner, West, PwC, Nigeria

09:15
Welcome address from MAN: Report back on what has been achieved since 2017 and what is on the cards for the next six months?
Alhaji Sani Shehu, President, Miners Association of Nigeria (MAN), Nigeria

09:30
Goodwill message
Lieutenant Colonel, A.O Kazeem, Head Strategist, Office of the National Security Adviser, Nigeria

09:35
Welcome address from Ecowas
Kwame Addo-Kufuor, President, ECOWAS Federation of Chambers of Mines, Ghana

09:50
Goodwill message
Ambassador Ayo Olukanni, Director General, NACCIMA, Nigeria

09:55
The place of the mining industry in the ERGP implementation process
Sani Yakubu, Senior Special Assistant to the President, Ministry of Budget and National Planning, Nigeria

10:10
Goodwill message
Honourable Amina Ruth Dyeris Sijuwade, State Commissioner, Kaduna State, Nigeria

10:15
Declaration of opening of the 3nd annual Nigerian Mining Week (NMW)
Alhaji Safana Umar Buhari, Director Human Resources, Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, Nigeria

10:20
Mentorship programme and presentation of mentors
Official opening of the conference and the exhibition, VIP tour and refreshment break
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Session 1.1

Projects update from the public sector: What mining investment opportunities Nigeria has to offer
Chairperson: Habeeb Jaiyeola, Director, Head Mining Industry, PwC, Nigeria

11:35
Mining governance, the imperative of corporation between the states and the federal government
Prof. Gbenga Okunola, Chairman MIST and President Nigeria Mining and Geosciences Society, Nigeria

11:45
State governors’ presentations – Showcasing best practices and business developments at state level to encourage investors.
Presented by:

• Hon. Emem Ibokette, Head Mineral Resources, Ministry of Environment and Mineral Resources Akwa Ibom Sate, Nigeria

• Hon. Bar. Shanti V. Sashi, State Commissioner, Adamawa State, Nigeria

• Hon. Amina Ruth Dyeris Sijuwade, State Commissioner, Kaduna State, Nigeria

• Prof. Gbenga Okunola, Chairman MIST and President Nigeria Mining and Geosciences Society, Nigeria

12:35
Q & A session

12:55
Networking lunch

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Session 1.2

Commodity and project updates
Chairperson: Nere Teriba, Vice Chairman, Kian Smith Trade & Co, Nigeria

14:00
A new look at the potential for large-scale economic gold deposit discoveries in the Schist Belts of PW Nigeria
Kieran Harrington, Consulting Geologist, PW Nigeria Limited, Nigeria

14:10
Updated advancement on lead/zinc exploration projects in Nigeria
Tim Wither, Chief Executive Officer, Symbol Mining, Australia

14:20
Developing a gold market centre in West Africa: Integrating the development value chain into the regional economy. How to strategically organise West African gold business as potential local hot spots, bottlenecks, business and investment opportunities.
Presented by:
• David Bensusan, Managing Director, Kian Smith Trade& Co, Nigeria

• Kieran Harrington, Consulting Geologist, PW Nigeria Limited, Nigeria

• Riaan van der Westhuizen, Managing Director, Minutor International/Allied African International Company, Nigeria

•Tim Wither, Chief Executive Officer, Symbol Mining, Australia

15:20
Q&A session

15:40
Refreshment break on the expo floor

Session 1.3

Policy and legal frameworks: Finding the balance between the expectations
from the public sector and the reality of the private sector
Chairperson: Kenneth Erikhume, Director, Tax and Corporate Advisory Services, PwC, Nigeria

16:10
Promoting global mining practice: An Assessment of execution of the new Nigerian mining roadmap
Stephen Mallo, Professor of mining engineering, University of Jos, Nigeria

16:10
Panel discussion:
•Resource control and restructuring: Addressing issues of land rights and governance
•Addressing the overall ease of doing business in Nigeria: Can’t it be easier?
•Is the current National Tax Policy capable of attracting sustained investment, capital and new technology required to commercialise the country’s minerals?
•Stage government: How to advocate the taxation scourge to help state mining operations?

Presented by:
•Stephen Mallo, Professor of mining engineering, University of Jos, Nigeria
•Bar. Ebuk Ekpo, Business and legal Strategist, Graces Law Firm, Nigeria
•Umar Mohammed, Managing Director, Golden Trade Ltd, Nigeria
•Oluwaseun Olatunji, Managing Director/CEO, S.B. Olatunji Global Nigeria Limited, Nigeria

17:00
Q&A session

17:20
End of day 1

17:30
Welcome cocktail

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Conference day 2: 17 October 2018

Session 2.1

Access to finance:
Identifying and getting access to the right financial model
Chairperson: Andrei Ugarov, Partner, Head Corporate Finance West Market Area, PwC, Nigeria

09:00
Financing for ASM: An outlook on requirements and funding available for small-scales and artisanal miners
Olayinka O. Mubarak, Group Head, Solid Minerals and Metals, Large Enterprises Directorate, Bank of Industry, Nigeria

09:10
Panel discussion:
•What is required to attract global funding for the mining industry in Nigeria?
•What financing scheme is available for miners and what the challenges are to deliver such schemes?
•How critical is commitment to environmental and social best practices to attracting international capital sources?
•BOI and central Government funds: Where and how to access them? What are the requirements for mining projects to qualify for it?
•Is leasing the solution to access the development and mechanisation of a mining project?
•What strategy is available to help fund more exploration projects in need of financial support

Presented by
•Gallio Dagu, Managing Director-Chief Executive Office, Equator Mines Limited, Nigeria
•Abba Bello, Managing Director, Nexim Bank, Nigeria
•Begna Gebreyes, Senior Vice President, Investments, Africa Finance Corporation, Nigeria
Adeoye Ojuoko, Deputy Managing Director, SMT, Nigeria

10:10
Q&A session

10:30
Refreshment break

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Session 2.2

Downstream mining beneficiation:
The way to grow the local market and increase the GDP
Chairperson: Habeeb Jaiyeola, Director, Head Mining Industry, PwC, Nigeria

11:00
Why Nigeria is still an export market and what is the way forward?
Riaan van der Westhuizen, Managing Director, Minutor International/Allied African International Company, Nigeria

11:10
Panel discussion:
•How to mitigate the gap of the lack of quality control to ensure quality delivery of minerals at the international market.
•The Mining, Power, Infrastructure, and transport link for backward integration, a critical assessment of the seven strategic minerals.
•Minerals beneficiation: An approach to encourage local transformation of raw materials to finish products before export.
•How do you grow local market for the manufacturers? What are the international standards local companies need to comply with?
•How to de-risk the entire value chain: Unlocking the issue thought out the entire value chain: From the exploration phase to actual mining, beneficiation, buying centres to access the market.
•How to grow the processing industry in Nigeria and how to grow investment into processing?

Presented by:
•Cyril Azobu, Partner, Head Consulting & Mining Leader, PwC, Nigeria
•Prince Adetokunbo Kayode, CON, SAN, President, Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Nigeria
•Mohammed Lawal Buga, Director, Head of Industrial Chemicals and Minerals Department, RMRDC, Nigeria
•Emeka Offor, Director - Strategic Communications, Nigeria Investment Promotion Council, Nigeria
•Alhaji Sani Shehu, President, Miners Association of Nigeria (MAN), Nigeria

12:10
Q&A session

12:30
Networking lunch
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Session 2.3

Finding the solutions to challenges in the mining Industry-
and across the value chain: what is the key to success?
Chairperson: Habeeb Jaiyeola, Director, Head Mining Industry, PwC, Nigeria

13:40
Panel discussion:
•How the MinDiver project has helped diversify the country’s economy, enhance the value chain, downstream and upstream activities
•Untapped resource: what is required to produce bitumen locally and add value in Nigeria?
•Translating potential into reality: How mining operators could work together to cover the electricity deficit in their sector?
•The need to establish public and private partnerships in the development of infrastructure
•What alternative and viable power solution could be adaptable and cost effective for mining operations?
•What type of infrastructure is needed to access certain mining regions?

Presented by:
•Patrick Ojeka, Director Artisanal and Small Scale Mining Department, Ministry of Mines & Steel Development
•Oluwaseun Olatunji, Managing Director/CEO, S.B. Olatunji Global Nigeria Limited, Nigeria
•Nere Teriba, Managing Director, Kian Smith Trade & Co, Nigeria
Amanda Lumum Feese-Ideh, Technical Advisor on Policy and Governance to Hon. Minister of Mines & Steel Development, Ministry of Mines & Steel Development, Nigeria

14:40
Q&A session

15:00
Coffee break

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Session 2.4

Communities engagement:
How to create a strategic working plan for community involvement and growth
integrate artisanal mining into the formal mining system, and achieve safe mining practices
Chairperson: Chief Oyewola O. Oworu Chairman, Editorial Board, Rockpost Magazine, Nigeria

15:30
Artisanal mining and community activity: An imperative for the growth of the Nigerian mining industry and growth domestic
Aliyu Mamman, Chief Executive Officer, 3MGeo Resources, Nigeria

15:40
Panel discussion: Community representatives VS miners
•The policy dimension of gender in the mining sector
•The need of accountability for Sustainability in the Mining Sector in Nigeria
•Monetary and implementation debate between mining operators and communities: What are the community’s rights?
•Would formalised small-scale and artisanal miners as a way to reduce illegal and informal activities be the only strategic plan to reduce insecurity around the mines?
•What are the environmental and social safeguards put in place in the mining sector?
•The role of land owners and communities in minerals resources development in Nigeria

Presented by:
•Wilma Aguele, Chief Responsibility Officer, Wilbahi, Nigeria
•Mories Atoki, Sustainability Specialist – PwC, Nigeria
•Abiodun Baiyewu, Country Director, Global Rights, Nigeria
•Patrick Ojeka, Director Artisanal and Small Scale Mining Department, Ministry of Mines & Steel Development
•Engr. Sallim Adegboyega Salaam, Director, Mines Environmental Compliance, Federal Ministry of Environment, Nigeria
•Chief EB Danladi Sarkin Yaki, Vice President, MAN, Nigeria

16:30
Q&A session

Closing session
Chairperson: Cyril Azobu, Partner, Head Consulting & Mining Leader, PwC, Nigeria

16:50
Recommendations

17:00
Closing Remarks
IPAD closing remarks – Emmanuelle Nicholls, Group Director, Mining and Agriculture, Spintelligent, South Africa;
Closing note: MAN remarks – Alhaji Sani Shehu, President, Miners Association of Nigeria ( MAN), Nigeria

17:10
Ministerial closing address:
Georgina Ekeoama Ehuriah, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Mines & Steel Development, Nigeria

17:20
End of the Nigeria Ming Week 2018

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2 COMMENTS

    • Hi Tahir

      The password will be sent to all delegates who attended Nigeria Mining Week via an email from the Nigeria Mining Week team. This is scheduled to be sent by the end of the today.

      Regards
      Richard