The Nigerian InvestmentEnvironment - Opportunities      and Challenges.   Presentation By Engr. Dideolu  Falobi, FNSE, MIo...
• The Vice Minister, Foreign Trade of the  Kingdom of the Neitherlands, Simon  Smits, has said that the country will  doub...
Outline• Country Profile• Investment Opportunities• Challenges
Country Profile• Attained Nationhood  in 1914• Became independent  in 1960• Location: West Africa
Country Profile Contd.• Population: 170,123,740(July 2012 Estimate• Area: 923,768sq.m(Land - 98.6%, Water - 1.4%)• Coastli...
Country Profile Contd.• Natural Resources: Crude Oil, Natural Gas, Gold,  Tin, Iron Ore, Coal, Limestone, Bitumen,  Bauxit...
Other Facts• GDP Growth: 2009(7%), 2010(8%), 2011(7.4%)• GDP in 2011: $247billion(65% of the Economy of West  Africa)• 13t...
Investment Opportunities - Oil            & Gas• Refineries• Petrochemicals• Oil Service & Pipelines• Oil Prospecting & Ex...
Investment Opportunities - Oil         & Gas Contd.• Gas Gathering• Gas Distribution• Manufacturing of Consumables• Traini...
Investment Opportunities -            Power• Privatisation• Power Generation Plants• Manufacturing of Power Equipment and ...
Investment Opportunities -           Banking• Mergers• Acquisitions• Organic/Greenfield Entry• Training &Consultancy
Investment Opportunities -         Construction• Housing, Hotel & Malls• Roads & Bridges• Dams• Rail Transport Systems
Others• Capital Market• Industrialisation• Steel and Aluminium industry• Entertainment, arts, culture, music and  drama
Others contd....• IT & Telecoms• Water Transport• Mining• Education & Health
Challenges• Integrity of the Judiciary & Security of  Agreements• Security• Corruption• 419 Syndrome
Challenges Contd.• Power Supply• Infrastructures• Access to, and high cost of Long term  Finance• Manpower
Incentives & More Information• Contact The Ministry of Trade and  Investments on www.fmti.gov.ng• Contact The Nigerian Inv...
Caution• ALWAYS CONSULT ONE OR ANY OF:•   FINPRO,•   NIPC,•   EMBASSY OF FINLAND IN NIGERIA AND•   NIGERIAN EMBASSY IN SWE...
Words of Wisdom• "Nigeria has the most attractive environment for  investment in Nigeria because Nigeria is a large  marke...
Case Study - MTN• Please read "FDI In Telecommunications,  The success of MTN IN Nigeria" by  Covadonga Velasco, Samy Bele...
Case Study - MTN. Contd• (http://www.google.fi/url?sa=t&source=w  eb&cd=4&ved=0CD8QFjAD&url=http%3  A%2F%2Ffaculty-  cours...
Thank you•   Engr. DIDEOLU FALOBI, FNSE,MIoD•   Managing Director/CEO,•   Kresta Laurel Limited,•   376, Ikorodu Road,•   ...
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  1. 1. The Nigerian InvestmentEnvironment - Opportunities and Challenges. Presentation By Engr. Dideolu Falobi, FNSE, MIoD. On Dec 10, 2012 in Finland
  2. 2. • The Vice Minister, Foreign Trade of the Kingdom of the Neitherlands, Simon Smits, has said that the country will double its investment in Nigeria from its current €8billion in the coming years - www.nigeriacommercetoday.com
  3. 3. Outline• Country Profile• Investment Opportunities• Challenges
  4. 4. Country Profile• Attained Nationhood in 1914• Became independent in 1960• Location: West Africa
  5. 5. Country Profile Contd.• Population: 170,123,740(July 2012 Estimate• Area: 923,768sq.m(Land - 98.6%, Water - 1.4%)• Coastline: 853km• Climate: Equitorial in the South, Tropical in the Centre, Arid in the North
  6. 6. Country Profile Contd.• Natural Resources: Crude Oil, Natural Gas, Gold, Tin, Iron Ore, Coal, Limestone, Bitumen, Bauxite, Talc, Gemstones• Agricultural Products: Cocoa, Rubber, Cattle, Cotton, Fish, Cassava, Palm Trees• Arable Land Usage: 33.02%• Literacy Level: 61.3%
  7. 7. Other Facts• GDP Growth: 2009(7%), 2010(8%), 2011(7.4%)• GDP in 2011: $247billion(65% of the Economy of West Africa)• 13th Largest Producer of Crude oil in the World• 11th Highest Proven Reserves of Crude oil in the World• 10th Highest Proven Reserves of Natural Gas in the World
  8. 8. Investment Opportunities - Oil & Gas• Refineries• Petrochemicals• Oil Service & Pipelines• Oil Prospecting & Exploitation
  9. 9. Investment Opportunities - Oil & Gas Contd.• Gas Gathering• Gas Distribution• Manufacturing of Consumables• Training and Consultancy
  10. 10. Investment Opportunities - Power• Privatisation• Power Generation Plants• Manufacturing of Power Equipment and Accesories• Training & Consultancy
  11. 11. Investment Opportunities - Banking• Mergers• Acquisitions• Organic/Greenfield Entry• Training &Consultancy
  12. 12. Investment Opportunities - Construction• Housing, Hotel & Malls• Roads & Bridges• Dams• Rail Transport Systems
  13. 13. Others• Capital Market• Industrialisation• Steel and Aluminium industry• Entertainment, arts, culture, music and drama
  14. 14. Others contd....• IT & Telecoms• Water Transport• Mining• Education & Health
  15. 15. Challenges• Integrity of the Judiciary & Security of Agreements• Security• Corruption• 419 Syndrome
  16. 16. Challenges Contd.• Power Supply• Infrastructures• Access to, and high cost of Long term Finance• Manpower
  17. 17. Incentives & More Information• Contact The Ministry of Trade and Investments on www.fmti.gov.ng• Contact The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission on www.nipc.gov.ng
  18. 18. Caution• ALWAYS CONSULT ONE OR ANY OF:• FINPRO,• NIPC,• EMBASSY OF FINLAND IN NIGERIA AND• NIGERIAN EMBASSY IN SWEDEN• FOR ADVICE BEFORE YOU CONSUMATE MAJOR INVESTMENTS, MERGERS OR ACQUISITIONS
  19. 19. Words of Wisdom• "Nigeria has the most attractive environment for investment in Nigeria because Nigeria is a large market in the continent; it is the second largest economy in the continent. For me, while we say the countrys current investment climate could be better in terms of providing electricity, access to finance and other things, you should also look at the huge opportunities for investment in Nigeria" - Marie Francoise Marie-Nelly, Country Director, World Bank, Nigeria.
  20. 20. Case Study - MTN• Please read "FDI In Telecommunications, The success of MTN IN Nigeria" by Covadonga Velasco, Samy Belemi and Wouter Belmans (See link below)
  21. 21. Case Study - MTN. Contd• (http://www.google.fi/url?sa=t&source=w eb&cd=4&ved=0CD8QFjAD&url=http%3 A%2F%2Ffaculty- course.insead.edu%2Fdutt%2Femdc%2Fp rojects%2FFinal%2520Report%2FFDI%25 20in%2520Telecommunications- %2520MTN%2520Nigeria.doc&ei=lTbFU Ke0OtGN4gSbiIBo&usg=AFQjCNGQL2W 6pRS52ejuJsPMaqDqgfMclQ)
  22. 22. Thank you• Engr. DIDEOLU FALOBI, FNSE,MIoD• Managing Director/CEO,• Kresta Laurel Limited,• 376, Ikorodu Road,• Maryland, Lagos.• Tel: +2348056121213, +2348035244004• E-Mail:dideolu.falobi@krestalaurel.com• www.krestalaurel.com

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