In honor of Dr. Johnson Akinleye’s installation as the next Chancellor of the North Carolina Central University, Durham, North Carolina

TIME:  12 NOON To  2:00 pm

EVENT: ECONOMIC FORUM Featuring the Triangle Area Chambers of Commerce, Experts and Dignitaries.

LOCATION : Millennium Hotel, 2800 Campus Walk Avenue, Durham NC

LUNCH: Please make plans for your own lunch.


Afro Federal Credit Union for enhanced Economic Development by Prof Jacob Balogun
The role of Entrepreneurship in enhancing economic Development in Africa by Engr.
Isaac Udotong

Capital Ventures for enhancement of Economic Development — opportunities for Africans in Diaspora
by Dr Frederick Nwosu

Professor Frederick Nwosu, a Nigerian, based in Raleigh, NC,
Fayetteville, NC, and Jackson, Mississippi. He is married to Dr. Grace
Nwosu, (PhD – Education) who is a faculty member at the University of
Phoenix and formerly of Saint Augustine’s University, Raleigh, NC.
Blessed with 4 children. Read More…
Diaspora Involvement in Business Opportunities in Africa by Mr. Kyari Abba BukarKyari A. Bukar, MS Co-Founder/Partner
ValuCard Nigeria Plc (now Unified Payments System), Kyari was
instrumental in introducing Visa cards into the Nigerian e-payments
space. He spearheaded a complete reorganization of ValuCard,
transforming the local e-payments loss- generator into one of the most
secure, technologically advanced payments processors in the world, with
high profitability. Read More…



  • Short List of Attending Businesses and Professionals


  1. His Royal Highness (HRH) Ambassador Dr. Lawrence Agubuzu – Chancellor National Open University, Enugu State Nigeria
  2. Dr. Jacqueline Chazema, Vice Chancellor – African University of Counseling, Lilongwe, Malawi
  3. His Royal Highness (HRH) Dr. Ilomuanya Cletus – Chancellor, Kebbi State University, Nigeria
  4. Dr. Ochonogor Chuks – Pro Chancellor, Novena University, Delta State, Nigeria
  5. Dr. Orubebe Bello Bibora – Dean Faculty of Law, Novena University. Delta State, Nigeria


Companies and Other Private Entities

  1. Raleigh Chamber of Commerce/Wake County Economic Development;
  2. JacooTravel LLC P.O. Box 72350 Durham NC, 27722 ;  
  3. Cyber Training Group International (CTGI) LLC, P.O. Box 3458 Durham NC, 27702:
  4. CarTek Consulting LLC, 555 Fayetteville Street, Suite 201, Raleigh NC  27610