Project Management Update from Abuja


By Taopheek Babayeju

International Correspondent 

Abuja, Nigeria

Count down to ProMaCon 5.0

The Largest Gathering of Project Experts in Nigeria and West Africa!

The 5th edition of the Annual National Project Management Conference (ProMaCon 2013) with the theme: “PROJECT MANAGEMENT: Call to Action” is scheduled to take place on 17 – 19 September, 2013 in Lagos, Nigeria.

Network with leaders and project experts from public and private sector

Hear it straight from business leaders and Government decision makers

Understand how project management can meet the challenges for your business

Increase your knowledge about industry happenings, innovations and applications

Gain first hand exposure to the latest Project Management methods and best practice applicable to your field


The 3-day event will feature Pre – Conference Workshops, Keynote Presentation, Break Out Session, Local and International Case Studies, Industry Specific Technical Presentations, Project Management Clinic, Stakeholders Forum, Networking, Exhibitions, Honours Night, Unveiling of the National Association, PDUS/Certificates Award 


Speakers at the conference are drawn from renowned industry experts, accomplished professionals  as well as Government decison makers.

Honours List

Past Sponsors, Past Dignitaries and Guests, Past Speakers, Past Supporting Organisations, Steering/Advisory Board, Past Volunteers, Promoters, Influencers and Champions.


Delegates are expected from Government Agencies, Development Partners, Financial Institutions, Oil and Gas, Construction, Manufacturing, Telecoms and IT, Consulting, Education Providers, Entrepreneurs and Independent Project Managers from different countries.

Join project experts; experience the convergence of Project Management and Leadership, gain knowledge and network with both local and international practitioners.


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About the Author 

TAOPHEEK-BABAYEJU-bioflag-nigeriaTaopheek Babayeju 

International Correspondent

Taopheek Babayeju is a seasoned professional with over twelve years of experience in Project Management, Technology and Entrepreneurship. As a project manager, he has managed several projects across different fields including IT, Telecoms, Civil, Education, and Events to mention a few. He is known for his detailed and analytical approach to solving problems; he specialises in using technology and innovations to enhance business models and processes. His expertise includes strategies, innovations, planning and concept development.

Taopheek obtained his first degree in Physics and started out his career as a telecoms engineer at TCC Nig. Ltd. He later attended the United Kingdom Telecoms Academy (UKTA) where he trained as a network engineer.  He acquired knowledge of mobile technologies like GSM, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS and was certified in the installation of communication equipments, fiber optics and network infrastructures. Before joining MTEL as a Senior Network Engineer, he worked with various organisations in the ICT sector including SonyEricsson. While at the Project Implementation Unit of MTEL he trained as a Project Manager in the U.A.E. and U.K and handled several projects including the organisation’s network roll-out and expansion programmes. He later voluntarily resigned to pursue a career as an independent Technology and Project Consultant.

Taopheek is a Certified Entrepreneurial Manager and an Alumni of Pan African University. He is also a trainer and facilitator. He is currently the Managing Partner at iCentra and serves as the Programme Director of ProMaCon, an initiative that won him PMI award for the “Most Outstanding Contribution to Project Management in Nigeria”. He was the Vice President, Outreach of the Project Management Institute (PMI Nigeria) and also member of the Society for Monitoring and Evaluation of Nigeria. He is an international correspondent for PM World, and an editorial board member of PM Foresight Magazine. He loves art of all forms; dance, music, photography, painting and documentary movies.  Taopheek can be contacted at [email protected].