Spotlight Nigeria offers a platform for Companies and Business Leaders from Nigeria and France to explore business opportunities together and exchange valuable information that would engender increased business partnerships and bilateral relations between French Companies and their Nigerian counterparts.

It is the foremost event in France for French Companies, Business Leaders and Investors interested in investment and business opportunities in Nigeria; attracting participants from all over Europe and Nigeria, including top executives, business leaders, and reputable organizations. It’s a must-attend event for any foreign investor/ Company with investment or business interests in Nigeria.

Spotlight Nigeria-France 2018

Partnership that works

Building cordial bilateral relations between Nigeria & France that will snowball into concrete business transactions and projects.
Investing in Nigeria requires a thorough understanding of sector-specific opportunities, knowledge of the local environment, and the right local partners. These give a formidable leverage to maximize the opportunities and mitigate the risks.

Conference and Plenary

The session will spotlight on sectors in the Nigerian economy that are attractive to French Companies in line with the French Government’s export strategy.
Some of the sectors to be covered during the plenary and panel sessions include: Power, Education and Capacity Building, Manufacturing & Processing, Creative Industry, Real Estate and Construction Digital & Technology Agriculture & FCMG.

B2B Meetings

Provide a platform for Nigerian & French Companies to seek investments or partnerships to collaborate on specific opportunities.
This conference has been specially designed for CEOs and top executives of companies and investors from Nigeria & France seeking investments and strategic partnership to expand their businesses operations & execute strategic projects.

Spotlight Nigeria-France 2018

The Spotlight Nigeria 2018 will be the 3rd edition of the event. Two previous editions have held in Paris in the year 2014 and 2015 respectively.

  • Spotlight Nigeria 2014 held on the 1st October 2014 and was co-hosted by African Business Club Paris. The event had over 200 professionals, business leaders and investors in attendance.
  • Spotlight Nigeria 2015 held from the 8th until the 10th of October 2015 at the Marriott Rive Gauche Convention Centre in Paris, in partnership with France Nigeria Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI). The event featured B2B Meetings, Conference and Exhibition and a Social tour around Paris (for participants from Nigeria).

With the strategic thematic areas of focus, the Spotlight Nigeria 2018 is expected to be larger than the two previous editions and expected to attract more participating companies, business leaders and investors.

The Spotlight Nigeria 2018 will offer participants an opportunity to network together, build business contacts, sign deals and increase knowledge about opportunities presently existing for investments across Nigeria, across Key sectors of the economy.

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Promoting Nigeria in Europe

Friends of Nigeria is a growing network of Nigerians with the vision to be at the forefront of promoting Nigeria in Europe and connecting Professionals and Businesses to opportunities in Nigeria.

Our Objectives
  • Offer a value-sharing platform for students, entrepreneurs & professionals.
  • Connect members to opportunities in Europe and Nigeria via projects, events, and initiatives.
  • Collaborate with individuals, businesses & institutions who are interested in opportunities in Nigeria.

Our Services


With membership, students, professionals, and corporate members can enjoy access to a variety of special services.

B2B Services

A range of services for members and prospective corporate members including facilitating B2B exchanges between French (European) companies and Nigerian counterparts

Integration & Orientation

When students and professionals arrive in France, having an organization who understands their needs is indispensable for seamless integration and for success


We organize training and capacity development sessions for members in business & professional skills to navigate the European landscape

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