YOUTH-LEAD AFRICA CONFERENCE is committed to inspiring University students around Africa, equipping them with relevant leadership, business, I.T and social skills necessary to command collective positive actions that will improve the state of our continent.

YOUTH-LEAD engages captains of industries, enterprise leaders that are thriving business men and women, I.T experts and political leaders who act as mentors, panelists and keynote speakers.

This year’s edition is scheduled to hold as follows:

THEME: Youth SMEs & Startup development as a tool for Economic development and Freedom For Africa

VENUE: Rivers State University, Port Harcourt


Chief. (Barr) Dumo Lulu-Briggs – CEO / Chairman DLB Group

Barr. Nimisore Walson Jack – Executive Director
of Public Private Partnership, Rivers State

Pst. Alex Ndudi E. – Chairman, Institute of Strategic Management Rivers State

Okinbaloye Oluwajenyo Joshua – Director, The Leadership and Excellence Center, Lagos State

Engr. Ikechi Nwogu KSC
Director of Finance CINFORES

Dr. Sorbarikor Lebura – Co Founder foodinstantly/Lecturer RSUST

DATE: 20th – 22nd April, 2017


1. Networking Session/Breakfast/Mentorship Meeting

2. Sector by sector specialised business strategy sessions.

3. Keynote Presentation

4. Panel Discussion

5. Idea Pitching Session

6. Exhibition

7. Workshop

8. Tour

9. Hackathon Session


1. Discover how to start, grow your business and get partners to expand your business

2. Engage with serial entrepreneurs, Government policy makers and investment strategists

3. Find new financial partners

4. Hear a diverse group of leading experts provide insights on areas including emerging markets, geographical trends and key investment opportunities in Nigeria and Africa

5. Expose your company/product to strategic audience and gain massive media mileage

6. Develop site & App to combat insecurity in our campuses and society

For more info, please call 07033480333


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Fortune Chuku

Fortune Chuku is an IT Consultant and Researcher. He is passionate about education and entrepreneurship.