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2nd Economic Update: Multisectoral Impact of Emerging Technologies and Best Options For Their Adoption

On 23rd of August 2022 at Pier Habour by SRS in Lagos Nigeria. The American Business Council of Nigeria (ABC) hosted its 2nd Economic update themed “Multisectoral Impact of Emerging Technologies and Best Options for their Adoption.” in partnership with Lagos Business school, Pan Atlantic University, and was sponsored by Flutterwave. The event featured a […]

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West Africa Oil and Gas Conference #OTC2022

American Business Council Nigeria, American Chamber of Commerce in Ghana American Chamber of Commerce in Senegal, and the US Chamber of Commerce will hold a West Africa Oil Gas Forum on the 3rd of May with focus on “ Search of Investment in the wake of Energy Transition at the #otc2022 . Many thanks to […]

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Edo State Investment Summit

The American Business Council hosted the Edo State Investment Summit, themed “Why invest in Edo State” in collaboration with the Edo State Investment Promotion Office (ESIPO) and supported by SvS Nigeria and IDH on the 26th of April from 9 am – 12 pm at The Envoy in Abuja. The Investment Promotion summit was designed […]

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IP Symposium 2022

The U.S. Mission in collaboration with the American Business Council, hosted the second edition of its Intellectual Property (IP) Symposium on the 25th and 26th of April themed “Intellectual Property and Youth: Innovating for a Better Future,”. Nigerian youths are critical players in providing solutions, as seen in innovation hubs and startups across the country. […]

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Roundtable dialogue with the FIRS Executives

On April 20, the American Business Council Nigeria (ABC) in partnership with the US Chamber of Commerce hosted Muhammad Mamman Nami, Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service, Nigeria for a hybrid roundtable dialogue with the U.S. private sector at the Chamber’s headquarters in Washington D.C. The meeting provided an opportunity to discuss the priorities of […]

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Data Protection Workshop for Legislature

The fourth industrial revolution (4IR) and emergent information and communication technologies (ICTs) are speeding up Nigeria’s digital transformation. An economy in transition requires synergies between the digital, legal, political and socio-economic infrastructures to realise the benefits and curb attendant risks of the digital economy. Thus, as we embrace digital technologies, mindfulness about social policies like […]

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Skills for Innovation and Positioning Nigeria

The American Business Council in partnership with Intel and ACCI invites you to a workshop themed “Skills for Innovation and positioning Nigeria”. This is aimed at proffering the best possible ways for the Nigerian educational system to adapt to new realities post-COVID-19, the fourth industrial revolution, and opportunities for educational institutions to drive skills for development. Many of today’s children according […]

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Stakeholder Engagement on Nigeria’s Trademark Bill

On the 18th of March, the American Business Council in partnership with Johnson and Johnson, Anti Counterfeit Collaboration and IPLAN held a stakeholder forum with the National Assembly on Nigeria’s Trademark Bill. One of the reasons for addressing the trademark legislation currently is the changing international trademark landscape and the underlying economic importance of trademarks […]

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ABC Economic Update

The American Business Council in partnership with KPMG Nigeria cordially invites you to the American Business Council (ABC) Economic Update themed “The Opportunities and Imperatives for Businesses”.   The event will focus on the opportunities in 2022, plans by the Federal Government for the Private Sector, reforms that will drive development via investments beyond 2022 and […]

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American Business Council Roundtable dialogue with Deputy Assistant Secretary Akunna Cook

A dialogue was organized by the US Embassy with the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Akunna Cook and Prosper Africa Acting COO Leslie Marbury to foster business growth and collaborations with US Businesses in Nigeria. It was attended by members of the American Business Council - Flutterwave, IBM, Exxon Mobil, CocaCola, PwC, and Johnson and Johnson.   […]

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The Business Exchange: How business Works – 2021 in Review

Join us on the 21st of December for our final podcast for the year as Margaret Olele of the American Business Council reviews and discusses the monumental events of 2021 with Nonso Obikili of the United Nations, Amaka Anku of Eurasia Group, and Gyude Moore of the Centre for Global Development. The discussions will touch […]

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Farewell Jennifer Woods

On the 7th of December, the American Business Council held a farewell dinner for Jennifer Woods, the Commercial Counselor for the US Mission in Nigeria. Jennifer leads and manages a team in supporting the US Foreign Commercial Service mission to assist U.S. companies to export their products, services, and technologies around the world. She worked […]

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CID Cocktail

The US Embassy in Nigeria held a cocktail reception for the private sector participants of the US -NG Commercial Investment Dialogue - a dialogue between the US and Nigerian Government on five thematic areas such as Infrastructure, Investment, Agriculture, Digital Economy, and Regulatory reforms. This is to improve trade and investment between US and Nigeria. […]

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United Airlines Inaugural Launch

United Airlines has inaugurated its new nonstop service between its hub at Washington Dulles International Airport and Murtala Muhammed International Airport with the arrival of the first flight into Lagos. This new flight builds on United’s expansion into Africa and solidifies the airline’s leadership position from Africa to the U.S.  “This exciting initiative further expands […]

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Upstream Sector of Oil and Gas Industry

Oil and Gas Industry is still the most important sector to Nigeria today, driving and sustaining its economy. The industry provides wide-ranging opportunities to all categories of people that are waiting to be tapped into, irrespective of your discipline, background or business leaning. Therefore, this 2-day seminar by SpringRock Gemini Resources, titled “INTRODUCTION TO UPSTREAM […]

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ABCs Economic Update: The Future of Energy in Nigeria and its Impact on the Economy

The American Business Council in collaboration with the US Chamber of Commerce and PwC Nigeria invites you to attend a virtual event being held Thursday, September 30th at 3 pm WAT - ABCs Economic Update: The Future of Energy in Nigeria and its Impact on the Economy. Register to attend here ABCs Economic Update: The […]

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ABC Relief Donations

ABC donated relief items to the Taraba State Health Ministry on the 22nd of June. This was received by the First Lady of Taraba State and her team. This is powered by Johnson and Johnson.

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ABCs Economic Update: The Future of Energy in Nigeria and its Impact on the Economy

The American Business Council in collaboration with the US Chamber of Commerce and PwC Nigeria invites you to attend a virtual event being held Thursday, September 30th at 3 pm WAT - ABCs Economic Update: The Future of Energy in Nigeria and its Impact on the Economy. Register to attend here ABCs Economic Update: The […]

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Dialogue with the 2020 Digital Economy Competition Winners

The American Business Council Nigeria and the winners of the 2020 ABC Digital Economy Competition Isaac Oladipupo of Afrilearn, Imodoye Abioro and Tunde Oyebamiji of Healthbotics Oy and Virtue Okoro of Tiny Hearts met with Ebenezer Onyeagwu the Group Managing Director of Zenith Bank Plc at the Bank’s office to discuss the growth of their […]

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2021 Cybersecurity Conference

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated digitalization around the world, but as life has shifted increasingly online, cybercriminals have exploited the opportunity to attack vital digital infrastructure. States across Africa, where digital capacity continues to lag behind the rest of the world, have emerged as a favorite target of cybercriminals, with costly consequences. Addressing these vulnerabilities […]

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US Government – American Business Council visit Lagos Free Trade Zone

The American Business Council and the US Mission visited the Lagos Free Zone on the 30th of July which is the location for the marque Lekki Deep Sea Port project. The US Consul- General Claire Pierangelo led the delegation. The Zone houses Kellogg’s factory, as well as the upcoming Colgate factory, and the Lekki deep […]

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WELLTI Women Business Leaders in the Middle East and Africa

On the 13th of July, Camille Richardson Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for the Middle East & Africa with six women leaders of American Chamber of Commerce in the Middle East and African region shared great insights on Women Businesses owned Businesses in the region. US Deputy Assistant Secretary (DAS) of Commerce for Middle East […]

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Digital Trade Dialogues: Spotlighting Nigeria

eTrade Alliance Nigeria Policy Dialogue Report by Erica Vambell, Chelsea Hamati, Matt Rapkin, Brian Ream, Kati Suominen Photo by US Chamber of Commerce The eTrade Alliance has a robust workstream to conceptualize and promote policy solutions conducive to MSME ecommerce. On June 30th, 2021, the Alliance hosted a virtual Digital Trade Dialogue with Nigerian policy […]

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Virtual visit of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Africa and the Middle East Camille Richardson

The Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Africa and the Middle East Camille Richardson held two Roundtables with the American Business Council- one with Female CEOs of US Companies and another with CEOs representing key sectors.

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The new US/Africa relations

The new US-Africa Relations In the last four years, the perception has been that the United States approach to Africa was at an arm's length and committed to little engagement with African leaders. The Previous administration launched Prosper Africa and finalized the creation of the Development Finance Corporation (DFC). Both initiatives embody Trump’s view of […]

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Digital Tax

Photo by Telcom Review The U.S.-Africa Business Center (USAfBC), American Business Council, and Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) held a roundtable discussion with the Executive Chairman of the FIRS, Mr. Muhammad Mamman Nami on the 6th of May. During this session, the private sector presented their positions on the Non-Resident Company guidelines for digital tax […]

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Opportunities for U.S Companies

The American Business Council invites you to its second Trade and Investment Series in partnership with the African Development Bank themed "Opportunities for US Companies". The objective is to provide US companies in Nigeria with an overview of the AfDB's current portfolio of projects in Nigeria, its procurement policy, and AfDB's private sector financing. Janelle […]

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Virtual Round Table Investment Opportunities in Nigeria

CMPD, an inter-governmental organization, working on addressing migration issues, and the American Business Council invite interested U.S. companies to the virtual round table on “Investment opportunities in Nigeria” to introduce a new public-private initiative, aiming at facilitating investment in Nigeria, creating jobs and training opportunities for youth, thereby tackling some of the root causes of […]

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ABC Economic Update: Unlocking growth in the Consumer Product Sector

.tribe-events-content a{ color: #e59c61;} The American Business Council held its first 2021 Economic Update in partnership with Verraki Partners titled “Unlocking growth in the Consumer Product Sector”. This includes Agric Processing, Food and Beverage manufacturing and Personal Care. Abayomi Olarinmoye a senior partner at Verraki Partners shares insights on the key learnings from the Consumer […]

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IMFs Article IV on Nigeria

The Nigerian economy is at a critical juncture. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Article IV Consultation on Nigeria projects that Nigeria’s fiscal balance is estimated to increase considerably. More specifically, general government deficit is projected to widen from 4.8 to 5.9 percent of GDP between 2019 and 2020. The increase in government general deficit can […]

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Media Parley IP Infringement in the Pharmaceutical Sector

The Council in partnership with IPLAN and the Public Affairs Section of the US Embassy held a media parley on IP infringement in the pharma space on the 10th of December. Stakeholders shared their perspectives and experiences on IP Infringement from a legal and media coverage point of view. Panel speakers discussed the impact of […]

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IP INFRINGEMENT IN THE PHARMACEUTICAL SECTOR

The American Business Council in partnership with IPLAN and USPTO held a stakeholder discussion on Intellectual Property Infringement in the Pharmaceutical Sector of Nigeria on the 9th of December. Speakers and panelists discussed the impact of IP infringement on the economy, on innovation, and patient's safety as well as shared how Patent protection boost investments, […]

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Nigeria Digital Economy Conference

The American Business Council in conjunction with the US Chamber of Commerce organised the 2020 Nigeria Digital Economy Conference on the 3rd of December. The objective was to discuss the emerging policy implications and the need for partnership to deliver a trusted, responsible, and inclusive digital economy in Nigeria. The event was well attended by […]

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ABC ECONOMIC UPDATE: 10 MACRO TRENDS THAT WILL SHAPE 2021

The American Business Council through our Quarterly Economic Update partners with top global professional Service Companies and experts to share business insights with the business community. On the 17th of November, KPMG shared the top 10 Macro Trends that will shape 2021 which showed what business executives should be on the lookout for in 2021. […]

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CAPACITY BUILDING FOR MEDIA ON COUNTERFEIT AND ILICIT TRADE REPORTING

The American Business Council in partnership with Pfizer Specialties Limited organised a capacity building initiative curated specifically for the media on the 28th of October, 2020. The programme highlighted the role of media writers in the fight against counterfeits and illicit trade in Nigeria and how in turn supports the initiatives of NAFDAC, Customs, The […]

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Anti Counterfeit and Illicit Trade Initiative

The American Business Council in partnership with Pfizer Specialties Limited organized a webinar on Anti-Counterfeit and Illicit Trade in the pharmaceutical space on the 27th of October, 2020. The webinar highlighted outcomes from Associations, Public and Private Institutions work in fighting Counterfeit and Illicit Trade in the Pharmaceutical space, aggregated outcomes since the IP Symposium […]

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ABC Economic Update: Shifts in consumer behaviour and implications for business and policy

The American Business Council in partnership with MasterCard, held a webinar on the 27th of August to share insights on consumer preferences and behaviour in response to COVID-19. At the webinar, Bola Asiru, Principal / Divisional Lead MasterCard Advisors, Sub-Saharan Africa shared that due to the pandemic, there has been clear shift in consumer behaviour; […]

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The West Africa Trade & Investment Hub, and its Co-Investment and R&D Opportunities

We cordially invite you to a webinar introducing the West Africa Trade and Investment Hub and its Co-Investment and R&D Opportunities. The West Africa Trade and Investment Hub, an initiative of USAID aims to catalyze economic growth in West Africa utilizing a market-based approach. The webinar will discuss the opportunities and show the benefits of […]

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VIRTUAL LUNCHEON IN HONOUR OF MS JESMIN RAHMAN IMFMISSION CHIEF TO NIGERIA

The American Business Council held a Virtual Luncheon in honour of Ms Jesmin Rahman the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Mission Chief and Senior Resident Representative for Nigeria. Ms Jesmin Rahman stated that the Nigerian government must improve tax collection because revenue is lower than the minimum amount required for the state to play an enabling role in […]

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UWGN, ABC provide COVID-19 relief for the elderly, support entrepreneurship

No fewer than 200 elderly people in the Itafaji community of Lagos Island on Wednesday benefited from palliatives containing staple foods, hygiene products and face masks. The United Way Greater Nigeria (UWGN), in partnership with the American Business Council (ABC), gave out the items at a ceremony to commemorate the Day of Action. The Day […]

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US PROJECT FINANCING OPPORTUNITIES

The American Business Council in partnership with the US Mission in Nigeria organized a webinar on the 1st of July 2020 to share the project financing opportunities from the United States and how best to leverage on these funds. The speakers were Vibhuti Jain, Regional Director for Africa DFC, Joshua Egba, Country Representative (West Africa) […]

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WORLD ANTI-COUNTERFEIT DAY

The American Business Council in partnership with the US Department of Justice held a webinar on the 10th of June to identify how the Nigerian Government and private stakeholders are combating counterfeits and paralel trade into the country especially with the huge demand for medical equipment during the pandemic. The panelists shared updates on Parallel […]

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McLarty Associates Election 2020 Preview: A Bipartisan Perspective

The American Business Council in partnership with McLarty Associates held a virtual event “A Bipartisan Perspective: 2020 U.S. Presidential Election” on the 4th of June. While much of the world has come to a standstill in response to the global Coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 Presidential Election in the United States is moving ahead full throttle. […]

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AfCFTA Implementation Post COVID-19

The American Business Council, in partnership with the US Africa Business Centre, American Chamber of Commerce Ghana, Africa Continental Free Trade Area, organized a webinar to discuss the role of the AfCFTA in stimulating domestic production in the wake of Covid-19 and ways in which the AfCFTA can engage partners domestically and internationally to provide […]

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Diplomatic Briefing: U.S. – Nigeria COVID-19 Response

The U.S.-Africa Business Center (USAfBC) and the American Business Council Nigeria (ABC) held a diplomatic briefing with the U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Beth Leonard. During this session, Ambassador Leonard provided an update on her engagements with Nigerian government officials in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic and updates on the U.S. -Nigeria commercial relationship. […]

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COVID-19: HOW LEADERS SHOULD RESPOND AND PREPARE FOR THE FUTURE

The American Business Council in partnership with Boston Consulting Group, Nigerian American Chamber of Commerce, Abuja Chamber of Commerce and the Africa Venture Philanthropy Alliance held a webinar on the 31st of March titled COVID-19: How leaders should respond and prepare for the future. The Presenters shared the evidence of effective Government response and the […]

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DATA PROTECTION WORKSHOP 2020

The American Business Council held a Data Protection Workshop on the 3rd of March with the objective to set the right foundation for the Data Protection Bill. This was done by having public and private sector stakeholders at the workshop.   The CEO/ Executive Secretary of the American Business Council, Margaret Olele noted that the Council and partners will […]

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EDUCATION USA

The Public Affairs Section of the US Embassy in partnership with the American Business Council held a breakfast meeting on the 25th of February with US Companies on EducationUSA. The objective of the meeting was to share with US Companies the opportunity in supporting the Opportunity Fund provided for talented Nigerian students who are interested […]

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2020 US.NG COMMERCIAL INVESTMENT DIALOGUE

The United States Chamber of Commerce, American Business Council Nigeria and U.S Department of Commerce organized a commercial and investment dialogue (CID) between the United States and Nigeria, which took place at the United States Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday February 4th in Washington, D.C. The planning for this event has been in the works for over two years, […]

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American Business Council Visits the CBN Governor

The Governor of Central Bank Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele received the US delegation led by the American Business Council on the 28th of January, 2020. The aim was to discuss the Forex restriction on dairy products, share best practice, and chart a plan for the Dairy Industry. Among present were representatives from USTDA, the US Commercial […]

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ROUNDTABLE MEETING WITH NOTAP

The American Business Council held a roundtable meeting with DG of NOTAP on the 18th of December at the American Guest Quarters. The objective is to identify challenges faced by businesses in obtaining a NOTAP approval, actions that can be taken to ensure that businesses are proactively aware of the NOTAP requirements and opportunities for […]

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AFRICA BUSINESS CONFERENCE 2019

The LBS in partnership with ABC organized the Africa Business Conference on the 30th of November at the Lagos Business School. The Africa Business Conference is an annual forum that targets business leaders, investors, financiers and policymakers across Africa. The conference aims to generate insights and gain mind share on the prevalent trends in Africa […]

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ABC ECONOMIC UPDATE: 10 MACRO TRENDS THAT WILL SHAPE 2020 & IMPLICATIONS OF FINANCE BILL 2019

The American Business Council held its second Economic Update in partnership with KPMG on the 27th of November themed: 10 Macro trends that will shape 2020 & Implications of the finance bill 2019. Guest speakers include Ajibola Olomola, Partner & Head of Deal Advisory/ M&A Tax, KPMG Nigeria & Africa and Olusegun Zaccheaus, Associate Director, […]

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IBM Innovation Centre, Churchgate Tower-2, 5th Floor. Victoria Island, Lagos - Nigeria
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2019 USA FOOD FAIR

The American Business Council (ABC) in partnership with the American Women’s Club (AWC) and American Guest Quarters organized the first US food fair  held concurrently with the Thanksgiving holiday celebrations. The purpose of the fair is to leverage this period of giving and sharing to raise awareness and funds for ABC and AWC’s CSR initiatives, […]

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Rethinking Talent: Rewiring The Education-to-Employment System

The American Business Council (ABC) held a workshop in partnership with West Africa Vocational Education (WAVE), under the theme “Rethinking Talent: Rewiring the Education-to-Employment system.” The aim of the 2-hour workshop/convening on Tuesday the 5th of November, 2019 was to direct a discourse towards Rewiring the Education-to-Employment System such as: Discussing the challenges and opportunities […]

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Roundtable meeting with the Mining Sector

The American Business Council in partnership with the US Mission held a roundtable meeting with the mining sector to identify the issues on market entry for foreign investors, categorize the regulatory bodies that interface with this sector, and develop ways in which the American Business Council and the US Mission can collaborate with stakeholders on […]

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ABCs Economic Update

The American Business Council recently held its first Economic Update in partnership with PwC, themed “Updates on the Nigerian Economy, Tax Regulations & the Implications of AfCFTA to Businesses. The event was well attended by business executives of various sectors of the economy. Key note speaker, Taiwo Oyedele of PwC gave highlights on the state […]

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ABC Intellectual Property Symposium Dinner

The American Business Council recently held its Intellectual Property Symposium dinner on the 17th of September at the residence of the US Consul General on the auspices of the just concluded 2-day symposium. Members of the American Business Council, US and Nigerian Stakeholders as well as sponsors and exhibitors were in attendance. Sponsors and exhibitors were […]

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US Intellectual Property Symposium

The American Business Council in partnership with the US Embassy recently hosted a 2-day US Intellectual Property symposium on Copyright Piracy and Counterfeit Pharmaceuticals on the 16th and 17th of September. It brought government agencies, Non-Government Organizations, and private sector stakeholders in the intellectual property rights framework together to address the issues with the Intellectual Property laws […]

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American Business Council Hosts the Executives of Jumia Group

The American Business Council hosted the visiting Senior Executives of Jumia Group on the 10th of September, 2019 at the Clear Essence California Spa and Wellness Resort. Among those present were members as well as partners from various sectors - IBM, TGI,VISA, HPE by Selectium, AVPA, VConnect Nigeria, Pfizer, Africa Resource Centre and Johnson & […]

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ABCs Annual General Meeting

The American Business Council held its AGM on the 1st of August at the American Guest Quarters. It was well attended by members of the Board as well as members of the American Business Council.

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GOOGLE FOR NIGERIA

On the 24th of July, Google Nigeria announced new products and features to make Google more helpful to more people in Nigeria and across Africa at the third annual Google for Nigeria event. The Country Manager, Google Nigeria Juliet Ehimuhan shared the work that is been done in Nigeria and Africa by Google in building […]

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WIMBIZ: Women in Politics Training

The American Business Council in partnership with WIMBIZ organized a one-day training session on the 25th of July, titled Women in Politics. The WIMBIZ WIMPol training brings together women with zeal and passion for the development sectors to discuss topical issues and learning strategies for success in the light of a rapidly changing global, economic […]

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American Guest Quarters 16 Oyinkan Abayomi, Ikoyi,

Farewell Dinner for US Consul General John Bray and the US Commercial Counsellor Brent Omdahl

The American Business Council held a Farewell dinner for the US Consul General John Bray and US Commercial Counselor Brent Omdahl on the 4th of July. The dinner was well attended by Company Executives of multinational companies and public sector stakeholders. Among present were executives from GE, Visa, IBM, Microsoft, ATC, Aviat, Kimberly Clark, HP, […]

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KPMG launches its Insight Centre

Jim Ovia, Chairman Zenith Bank Plc and Aliko Dangote, Chairman Dangote Group launches KPMGs Insight Centre on the 28th of June, a next generation collaborative environment that allows clients to interact directly with their data and see innovative solutions come to life. The Insight Centre has been designed to change the way its workforce engages […]

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Night for Dick Kramer

The American Business Council organized a Night in honour of the First President and major Pillar behind the American Business Council Dick Kramer OFR, on the 13th of June. Special guests include the US Ambassador to Nigeria Stuart Symington; Minister for Industry Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelemah; Former Minister of Communication Technology, Omobola Johnson; and […]

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Breakfast Meeting with Tunde Fowler

The American Business Council in partnership with Andersen Tax held a Breakfast Meeting Session with the Chairman of FIRS, Mr Tunde Fowler on the 3rd of June at the IBM Innovation Centre 5th floor Churchgate Tower 2, VI Theme: How Tax Policies Can Improve the Ease of Doing Business in Nigeria. The event was well […]

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Meeting with Worku Gachou, Managing Director of OPIC Africa

The Economic team of the US Consulate hosts the Managing Director of OPIC Africa, Worku Gachou on the 21st of May. Some members of the Council were present - Intel and BCG. The objective of the meeting is to share key projects for funding that fits the financing interest of OPIC.       

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USA FAIR : RECEPTION

The US Consul General, John F Bray a held welcome reception at his residence on the 21st of May for the new-to-market and existing U.S. companies as well as sponsors of the USA Fair. Sponsors were awarded plaques for supporting the initiative of the US Government.

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USA FAIR : ACCESS NIGERIA 2019

The US Commercial Service of the US Mission held 3 day USA Trade Fair from the 21st to the 23rd of May. The USA Fair is a multi-sectoral event which presents new-to-market and existing U.S. companies an opportunity to explore opportunities and potentials within the Nigerian market. 34 US Companies participated in the fair which […]

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Roundtable Meeting with the State Department Deputy Secretary of State for West Africa and Security Africa

The US Consulate hosted Whitney Baird, Deputy Assistant of State for West Africa and Security Africa on the 16th of May at the American Guest Quarters. Members of the American Business Council were invited to discuss the Business environment, prospects of growth and security challenges in the country. Among present where representatives of Visa, Dow […]

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US Soya bean Export Council visits ABC

Executives of the US Soybean Export Council paid a visit to the ABC Secretariat on the 15th of May to identify partnership and business opportunities in the Agricultural space. The USSECs primary objective in Nigeria is to establish a Soybean Centre of Excellence, which may among other activities, provide technical capacity building and strengthening of […]

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The 4th Industrial Revolution and the place of Nigeria

The Nigerian American Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the American Business Council held a luncheon on the 25th of April. The Guest speaker was Dipo Faulkner, CEO IBM West Africa – a member on the Board of Directors of the American Business Council. The luncheon presented an opportunity to identify what ICT companies are doing in regards […]

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US BUSINESS VISA

The American Business Council working with the US Embassy held an urgent Lunch Meeting on the 3rd of April on current US Consular Affairs Business Visa Program updates. This program is meant for US MNCs. The meeting comes in the heels on inquiries and clarification requests from ABC members and US companies to the American Business Council. The Board of Directors was […]

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USTDA meets with American Companies in Nigeria

The Acting Director of US Trade and Development Agency, Thomas Hardy & his team meet with American Companies in Nigeria on the 22nd of March at the American Guest Quarters. The objective is to have an overview of the market trends on ICT from the perspective of US Companies and to best understand how USTDA […]

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The American Business Council held a networking event

The American Business Council held a networking event for members on the 30th of January, 2019. Members networked and shared thoughts on topical issues impacting business..

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HPE subsidiary

HPE subsidiary, Hewlett-Packard Nigeria Limited now Hewlett Packard Enterprise operated by Selectium Nigeria Limited . On the 22nd of January Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) officially launched its operations in Nigeria as HPE operated by Selectium Nigeria. HPE transitioned to a new operational model around the Goble for “remote” type offices, in Nigeria HPE has selected Selectium Nigeria Limited to manage […]

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ABC visits Hon Gyang Pwajok

The Executive Secretary of the American Business Council, Ms. Margaret Olele, Economic Counselor to the US Consulate, Michael Carney and the Managing Director of UPS Nigeria Ralph Ozuode held a dialogue recently with the Chairman Business and Rules Committee, House of Representatives Hon. Gyang Pwajok (SAN) on best practices in the Courier/Logistics Sector.

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Digital Economy Workshop

Microsoft Nigeria in partnership with the Lagos Business School organized a Digital Economy Workshop for Nigerian Policymakers on the 4th of December at Eko Hotel. The objective of the dialogue is to help identify and prioritize issues of societal importance as technologies continue to evolve and enable further research and development of solutions as new […]

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Human Capital: The Key to Africa’s Transformation

Human Capital: The Key to Africa’s Transformation. The Lagos Business School organized the African Business Conference which held on the 8th of December, themed Human Capital: The Key to Africa’s Transformation. The event was partly sponsored by the American Business Council (ABC). The objective of the conference is to discuss ways on improving the competitiveness of Africa’s […]

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AVPA Event, The Power of Partnerships

Africa Venture Philanthropy Alliance in partnership with the American Business Council, Ford Foundation, Si2 Fund and the European Venture Philanthropy Platform held a two-day dialogue with Corporate organizations on the 6th and 7th December. The objective is to identify the roles of corporate citizens in the society and form strategic alliances to increase investments for […]

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Digital Economy Workshop

Microsoft Nigeria in partnership with the Lagos Business School organized a Digital Economy Workshop for Nigerian Policymakers on the 4th of December at Eko Hotel. The objective of the dialogue is to help identify and prioritize issues of societal importance as technologies continue to evolve and enable further research and development of solutions as new […]

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US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE VISITS SOME MEMBERS OF THE AMERICAN BUSINESS COUNCIL

The American Business Council Nigeria and the US Chamber of Commerce paid a visit to the Managing Director Accenture and Board Member of the American Business Council Niyi Yusuf (L) and the CEO of IBM West Africa and Board Member of the American Business Council Dipo Faulkner (R) on the 4th of December. The objective […]

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NACC Breakfast Meeting

The Nigerian American Chamber of Commerce (NACC) recently held its Breakfast Meeting on the 28th of November. Dr Lazarus Angbazo, CEO General Electric and President, American Business Council (ABC), who spoke at the November Edition of the Breakfast Meeting stated that American companies spent about N1.5 billion on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) projects in Nigeria […]

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Stakeholders Breakfast Meeting – Nigerian Creative Industry…

The American Business Council in partnership with the BIAYA Consulting and the US Mission held a stakeholders meeting on the 6th of November at the American Guest Quarters. The objective of the convening is to present a business case for the creative industry, explore an ecosystem framework for development, and discuss opportunities for stakeholders at […]

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ABC ONBOARDS NEW MEMBERS

The US Consular General, John F Bray held a welcome reception for 7 new American Business Council members. These are Leading Global Corporate Brands in sectors critical to the Country- Security, Infrastructure, ICT, Manufacturing Health and Investment. The Companies are American Tower Corporation, Worldwide Canine Inc., Uber Technologies, Rendeavour, Tropical General Investment, Bristol Scientific Company […]

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NES24

A plenary session on the creative industry at the NESG Summit. The event held on the 22nd of October at the Transcorp Hilton Abuja

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Nigerian Off-Grid Energy & Innovators Summit 2018

The U.S. African Development Foundation in partnership with Allon and Citi Bank held the Nigerian Off-Grid Energy & Innovators Summit on the 17th of October. The objective to discuss Business Development, capacity building and Strengthening US-Nigeria ties. Among other panellists include Brent Omdahl, Commercial Counsellor US Mission to Nigeria and Margaret Olele, CEO of the […]

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The American Women’s Club

The American Women’s Club held its Kids Carnival on the 13th of October at the American Guest Quarters. The event is partly sponsored by Kripsy Kreme.

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Courtesy Visit to the DG of NAFDAC

The American Business Council of Nigeria held a meeting on the 9th of October, 2018 with the DG of NAFDAC (National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control) Prof. Christianah Mojisola Adeyeye at the NAFDAC Headquarters Abuja. The objective of the meeting is to address current challenges, policies as well as partnership opportunities on […]

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Dialogue With U.S Ambassador Symington

The American Business Council with its members held a dialogue with the US Ambassador Stuart W. Symington on the 20th of September to discuss the political landscape and share perspectives on the upcoming 2019 elections. The dialogue is a first in a series of dialogues with the ABC and US companies as we get closer […]

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Workshop by the Regulatory Committee of CID

The Regulatory Committee of the Commercial Investment Dialogue recently held its workshop on the 30th of August at the George Hotel. The objective is to discuss the regulatory challenges, identify new opportunities and provide mechanisms that will allow respective public and private sectors to work together on critical issues hindering bilateral trade and investment between […]

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US-NIG COMMERCIAL INVESTMENT DIALOGUE

The US/Nigeria Commercial and Investment Dialogue – a Private-Sector-to-Government Meeting, held on the 25th of September in New York City. The objective is for committees from both the Nigerian and American representatives of the five focus areas -Digital Economy, Agriculture, Investment, Infrastructure and Regulatory Reforms, identify challenges and opportunities as well as identify next steps. […]

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The US Consular General Hosts US investors at his residence

The US Consular General Hosts US investors at his residence. The US Consular General, John Bray hosts a welcome reception in honour of the U.S Trade Mission Delegation, at his residence Lagos, Nigeria. The reception held on the 15th of August, 2018.

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Networking with USA (NUSA) Appreciation Forum & International Partner Awards

The U.S. Commercial Service of the U.S. Mission Nigeria held its annual NUSA (Networking with the USA) Appreciation Forum and International Partner Awards Program, on Wednesday, August 15, 2018, at The Civic Center, Ozumba Mbadiwe Avenue, Victoria Island.  The objective of the event is to honour Nigerian business people who promote U.S. products and services, […]

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ABCs Annual General Meeting.

The American Business Council held its annual General meeting on the 18th of July 2018. The meeting was well attended by members of the Council.

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American Guest Quarters 16 Oyinkan Abayomi Ikoyi Lagos,

The American Business Council launched its 2018 US Economic Impact Survey on the 18th of July, 2018.

ABC partnered with Accenture, KPMG, PwC and the US Embassy, to conduct a survey and assess the overall economic impact of US companies in Nigeria. The survey reflects the contribution of 74 US companies operating in Nigeria and their responses reinforce the role the US plays in the economic health of Nigeria in the areas […]

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American Guest Quarters 16 Oyinkan Abayomi, Ikoyi,