SG Nigeria Schedule

The below schedule is a snapshot of what to expect at the SG Nigeria 2023. The schedule is in Nigeria local time (GMT+1). Please note that the below schedule is subject to change.

Space Generation (SG) Nigeria 2023 Workshop

Abuja, Nigeria

  In Collaboration with  Nile Start Up CAMPUS.

At  the Nile Conference Centre


Date: Friday, 27th October, 2023

Venue: Conference Centre, Nile University, Abuja, Nigeria.


Doors Open & Registration

Transfer to Venue/Arrival of Delegates





Opening Ceremony – 

National Prayer- Anthem (2nd Stanza) 

Introduction of Dignitaries.  

Welcome Messages: In person/Recorded

  • Vice Chancellor, Nile University, Prof Dilli Dogo (Event Host or Representative)
  • Valentina Luchetti (Executive Director SGAC)
  • Abraham Akinwale (Human Resource Manager-SGAC)
  • Nelly-Helen Ebruka 
  • Dr Timiebi Aganaba -(Arizona State University,  School for  the future of Innovation-)

Isah Daniel (SG[Nigeria] 2023 Co- Event Manager)


Opening Ceremony – Good will Messages 

  • Dr Halilu Shaba Ahmad (Director-General, National Space Research and Development Agency – NASRDA) –
    • Prof Rabiu  Babatunde –Director, African Regional Centre for Space Science and Technology Education – English – ARCSSTEE)
    • Representatives of OMAPLEX Law Firm and Olisa Agbakoba Legal 
  • Dr Mani Ibrahim Ahmad (Registrar, Cosmopolitan University.)
  • Dr Umar Adam Ibrahim – (Lecturer, Nile University)
  • Prof Akinyede – Fmr Executive Director (ARCSSTE-E)
  • Mohammed Saibu –  (Ex NASA Engr, Snr Program Manager, Apple)

Emmanuel Lamba


  Presentation of Awards




        Cmdr Christian Anuge (MD, Delspace Consult)

Victor Dennis 


PANEL SESSION – Intergenerational Dialogue: 

Honoring the Past, Embracing the future

  • Dr Haliu Shaba
  • Prof Rabiu  Babatunde
  • Dr Abdullahi Umar
  • Ms Alma Okpalefe
  • Mr Victor Adeleke


  Christian Oroge – Moderator 


Official SG Nigeria Workshop Picture –   Olumide Ogungbemi 


 Coffee Break –    Priscilla   Adikwu


WORKING GROUP SESSIONS (1st Break out Session )  

Working Group 1: Space Law & Policy: Redefining the Nigeria Space Sector

Moderator : Mr Charles Wakji  esq –Defence Space Administration (DSA)

Subject Matter Experts:  

-Alma Okpalefe- ED-World Space Week Association

-Omite Ali- Legal Expert, NIGCOMSAT

-Representative – Omaplex

– Representative from Nile University 

Rapporteur : Augustine Ushie esq-Learn Space Foundation.


Working Group 2: The Role of Space Technologies in Ensuring Public Security in Nigeria

Moderator : Engr Christian Oroge  -DSA

Subject Matter Experts :

  • Prof Rabiu Babatunde 
  • Dr Abdullahi Umar –Nigeria Society of Space Engineers
  • Representative from Nile University 

Rapporteur : Sharon Simbiat Oamen

  Working Group 3: Space Entrepreneurship in Nigeria

Moderator : Nurudeen Suleiman-Head of Space-based Augmentation System,  Nigeria, Communication Satellite Ltd

Subject Matter Expert: 

-Comr Christian Anuge  (rtd)

-Representative from Nile University 

Rapporteur : Maren Mashor

  Working Group 4: Satellite based  Flood  Control in Nigeria.

MODERATOR: Hagher Tersur Msughter- GIS Expert , DSA

Subject Matter Experts : 

-Mercy Akintola

-Representative from Nile University

Rapporteur  : Ruth Okoh

1:00-1:45pm    Lunch    Priscilla Adikwu


Final Working Group Deliberations  -2nd Break Out Sessions 

Oluwatosin Kolade


                                              Recognition of Sponsors 



Presentation Of Working Group  Recommendations in Workshop

Emmanuel Lamba

3:20- 3:30pm


Appreciation  – Isah Daniel  (Co- Event Manager)