Social Change Summit 2016

How might we attract talent, resources and creativity to address Nigeria’s most pressing social challenges?

June 23, 2016 Co-Creation Hub, Yaba. Lagos.


The business case for resourcing social change

Ibukun Awosika

The business case for resourcing social change

Ibukun Awosika

The business case for resourcing social change

Ibukun Awosika



  • 8:30am - 9:30am

    Guest arrival & Registration

  • 9:30am - 9:45am

    Investing in our future today

    'Bosun Tijani CEO, CcHub

  • 9:45am - 10:45am
    Keynote: 1

    The business case for resourcing social change

    Ibukun Awosika Chairman, First Bank Group

    Keynote: 2

    Open communications & independent media as catalysts for social change

    Stephen King

    Ory Okolloh Omidyar Network

  • 10:45am - 11:00am

    Tea Break

  • 11:00am - 12:45pm
    Panel Discussion 1

    Track 1: How do you fund social change?

    Waheed Olagunju Bank of Industry

    Wiebe Boer BCG

    Adhiambo Odaga

    Eme Essien Lore Country Manager, International Finance Corporation Nigeria

    The Incubator (First Floor)

    Track 2: People powered media Innovation in Nigeria as a tool for social change

    Biola Alabi Biola Alabi Media

    Chude Jideonwo RED

    Chris Ihidero TNS

    Osagie Alonge Editor-in-chief, Pulse Nigeria

    Ory Okolloh (Moderator)


    Track 3: Partnerships for Development: New Models of Engagement

    Ojoma Ochai British Council

    Egghead Odewale (Ministry of Solid Minerals)

    MXLab (Ground Floor)

  • 12:45pm - 1:00pm

    Startup Showcase 1 - Lifebank

  • 1:00pm - 2:00pm


  • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
    Panel Discussion 2

    Track 1: Inclusive development: Involving all stakeholders in social change

    Fidelis Ndeh-Che (American University of Nigeria)

    Paul Okeugo Co-Founder/COO, Chocolate City

    Ayo Obe Ogunsola Shonibare

    Fela Bank-Olemoh SA Education, Lagos State Governor

    Bosun Tijani (Moderator)


    Track 2: Nigerian media independence and social change

    Emmanuel Ogala Premium Times

    Japhet Omojuwa

    Olawale Rotimi The Ages Magazine

    Tumise Oladapo-Kuku (Moderator)

    The Incubator (First Floor)

  • 3:30pm - 3:45pm

    Start-up Showcase 2 - Truppr

  • 3:45pm - 4:15pm

    Closing Plenary (Reflection and Q&A)

  • 4:15pm - 4:30pm

    Closing Remarks & Vote of thanks

  • 4:45pm

    Cocktails and Networking Space

Social Change Summit 2015

Social Change Summit 2015 was a blast!

It's no doubt that the 2015 edition of Social Change Summit themed, ‘How Might We Attract Talent and Resources to Address Nigeria’s Most Pressing Social Issues’ achieved what it set out to do.

All the sessions on Education, Social innovation, Governance as a collective responsibility, Bridging the funding gap, Identifying and nurturing social innovators in Nigeria and even the Innovators Showcase delivered innovative solutions and impactful information.