LBC 2022: HIGHLIGHT OF SESSIONS- Ist Plenary Session – Opportunities, Risks and Challenges in Blockchain, FinTech and Digital Assets


    The world is witnessing an increase in the adoption of blockchain technology. This Session will give an overview of the blockchain and fintech ecosystem in Nigeria. It will explore blockchain use cases in the area of finance, art & creative industry, real estate, data processing, political governance & elections, commerce & trades, health, agriculture, education etc. It will also discuss blockchain-enabled finance vs traditional financial systems. Technical challenges in blockchain such as scalability/adoption, security, speed, interoperability, consensus/governance, disguised-centralization as well as risks such as fraud, volatility, security, privacy and knowledge gaps in blockchain will also be considered. A multi-jurisdictional perspective on blockchain adoption in selected countries will be given while looking inward on Nigeria’s (and Africa’s) place in blockchain, fintech and tech innovation.

    The Moderator for this session is Senator Ihenyen – Lead Partner, Infusion Lawyers & SiBAN President

    The Panelists include: Chuta Chimezie – Founder, Blockchain Nigeria User Group (BNUG); Gabriella Kusz – Chief Executive Officer, Global Digital Asset and Cryptocurrency Association;
    Dr. Babatunde Obrima – Chief Operating Officer, Fintech Association of Nigeria; and
    Abikure Tega – Founder & CEO, Kumo.Africa

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