Inspire Conference 2015

Event Synopsis

About The Conference

A yearly gathering that brings together men and women who recognize and feel the burden to take on the challenge of the times. The conference has as its essential objectives, to question our inertia, challenge our old beliefs, redefine our leadership thinking and inspire innovation to empower us to create the societies that we desire and deserve. The 2015 edition took place from the 22nd to the 25th of January.

One of the highlights of our conference is the Niara Pitch, where contestants seeking see funding pitch their business ideas before a panel of business leaders. In 2015, awards of NGN1million and NGN500,000 were given to the two top pitches. An additional NGN500,000 was awarded to ten small scale enterprises.

Prof. Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

Solomon Ikhioda

Provost, Niara Institute

Benjamin Alika

Inspirational Leadership Development Coach & CEO, Century Innovation

Memuna Williams

Avantgarde Translations Inc.

Kofi Fynn

MD, Petra Trust Company Ltd

Jane Egerton-Idehen

Telecom Communications Executive

Stephen Ochola

Founder, CEO - CrystalKlear Studios

Remi Okunola

Chairman & Group Chief Executive, Lagasa Group

The prize money I won was really helpful in getting my business up and running. Whenever I tell the story of how I started Chanja Datti, Niara will always be a part of that conversation.

Olufunto Boroffice, Niara Pitch Winner