The second edition of Business Journal Annual Lecture/Awards 2019 is set to highlight the impact of digital disruption in the banking industry and other sectors of the Nigerian economy.
The event, which is scheduled for September 20, 2019, with the theme ‘Digital Nigeria: The Path to Sustainable Economic Growth’, will focus on opportunities and challenges of digital disruption.
The Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof Umar Danbatta, will present the keynote address at the event, which is expected to be chaired by Mr the Chairman, Nigerian Insurers Association and Group Managing Director, NEM Insurance Plc., Mr Tope Smart.
Speaking on the forthcoming annual lecture, the Publisher of Business Journal, Prince Cookey, said, “The Business Journal 2nd Annual Lecture 2019 is indeed a rare opportunity for stakeholders and professionals to critically evaluate the opportunities and challenges of digital disruption on the various segments of the Nigerian economy ranging from banking, aviation, insurance and on such professions as marketing, Public Relations and media. It would also offer a roadmap on how Nigeria could reap bountifully from the digital transformation era to achieve sustainable economic growth.”
He added, “The Business Journal Annual Lecture Series is a platform to examine and discuss emerging issues in the Nigerian economy and generate workable solutions going forward. It brings stakeholders across sectors together to review the state-of-affairs in the economy through robust conversation.
“This year, the focus is on digital disruption in terms of opportunities and challenges it presents to various sectors and professional groups. This is the second in the lecture series and we hope to continue to provide such a platform for annual conversation on factors changing the business dynamics in our country.”