The Platform Nigeria Interviews
Prof. Yemi Osibajo (VP-Elect, Federal Republic of Nigeria)
The Platform Nigeria Interviews
Dr. Oby Ezekwesili
Pastor Poju Oyemade
Senior Pastor, Covenant Christian Centre & Visionary, WAFBEC 2015
'Poju Oyemade is the Senior Pastor of Covenant Christian Centre, Lagos. He was called to ministry whilst he was still an undergraduate at the University of Lagos. He was ordained into ministry by Bishop David Oyedepo, the presiding bishop of Living Faith Ministries Worldwide (a.k.a Winner’s Chapel).
Pastor 'Poju is a teacher of the Word of faith with insight into how believers can apply biblical principles in a pragmatic and practical way in their daily lives. He is the Visionary of The Platform Nigeria.
Professor Yemi Osinbajo is a Senior Advocate of Nigeria and Senior Partner in the Law firm of SimmonsCooper Partners. Yemi Osibanjo is a professor of law and was the head of department of Public Law at the University of Lagos (1997-1999). His tertiary education was at the University of Lagos and the London School of Economics and Political Science obtaining the LLB and LLM degrees respectively.
Prof. Yemi Osinbajo is the Vice President-Elect of The Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Caroline serves as a Managing Director at the investment bank Goldman Sachs. She was a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley where she worked for 21years. A strategic and highly commercial senior technology leader with deep experience in Investment Banking, Caroline Arnold is recognized by the business for the quality of strategic engagement and for maintaining tight business/technology alignment.
Caroline Arnold has been a technology leader on Wall Street for more than a decade, managing some of the financial world’s largest software development teams and leading some of the industry’s most visible and complex initiatives.
Leke Alder is the Founder & Principal of Alder Consulting, Nigeria’s leading branding firm with offices in Lagos and London. He is credited with introducing branding as a discipline to Nigeria.
He is credited with introducing branding as a discipline to Nigeria and has consulted on policy, politics and business at the highest levels locally and internationally. He has consulted on policy formulation for the Federal Government of Nigeria, the Federal Ministries of Information & Communication, Education, Foreign Affairs, Solid Minerals Development, among others.
Ibukun Awosika is the founder and CEO of The Chair Centre Group. The companies in the group include The Chair Centre Limited, Sokoa Chair Centre Limited, Furniture Manufacturers Mart Limited, and TCC Systems and Services Limited and are involved in furniture manufacturing, retail and bank-way security systems services.
Ibukun serves on a number of corporate and not-for-profit boards amongst which are: First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Cadbury Nigeria Plc., Convention on Business Integrity (CBi), and the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority. She chairs the boards of FBN Capital Limited; Afterschool Graduate Development Centre (AGDC) - a facility which she promoted to help address youth employability and enterprise issues in Nigeria; and was past Chairman, FBN Life Assurance Limited.
Olusegun Adeniyi is a graduate of International Relations from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and holds a Master’s in International Law and Diplomacy from the University of Lagos. Adeniyi began his journalism career as a Staff Reporter at The Guardian in December 1990 and moved to the now rested African Concord magazine in April 1992 as a Senior Staff Writer.
Olusegun Adeniyi is the author of the critically acclaimed book "Power, Politics and Death: A front-row account of Nigeria under President Yar’Adua". Olusegun Adeniyi is currently the Chairman of the editorial board of THISDAY newspapers.
Tonye P. Cole is the co-founder and executive director of the Sahara Group. An architecture alumni of the University of Lagos and Harvard Business School's Advanced Management Program (AMP186). Tonye Cole, together with his partners has grown the company, founded in 1996, from a single entity to a group made up of 10 companies across the energy value chain with presence in 8 countries on 3 continents employing 3,200 people and an annual turnover of over $12bn.