On May 1st, 2017, Andrew was a featured speaker at The Platform Nigeria.


Dr. Andrew Nevin: May 1st, 2017: The Platform Nigeria.

Watch his speech in four parts here:

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4


The Platform Nigeria is a flagship (non-partisan) national development initiative geared primarily towards improving the individuals of Nigeria and the world.   

It is convened by Pastor Poju Oyemade, Senior Pastor of Covenant Christian Centre, and has held over 15 editions since 2007, in Lagos and Abuja on Workers’ Day and Independence Day. 

The Platform has featured high profile, local and international speakers such as: 

      • HE Prof Osinbajo, GCON, Vice President of Nigeria 
      • Prof. Anil Gupta, Top50 Global Management Thinker and Visiting Professor to INSEAD.
      • Prof. Haiyan Wang, Adjunct Professor of Strategy at INSEAD and Managing Partner of China India Institute, Washington, DC.
      • Judy Smith, Former Special Assistant and Deputy Press Secretary to President George H. W. Bush.
      • Prof. Anne-Marie Slaughter, Former Director of Policy Planning under President Obama/Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
      • Lawrence Watkins, one of America’s leading entrepreneurship and personal achievement experts.
      • Mr. Taiwo Oyedele, Partner at PwC
      • Mrs. Ibukun Awosika, current Chairman of First Bank of Nigeria 
      • Bishop David Oyedepo, Presiding Bishop of Faith Tabernacle 
      • Bishop Matthew Kuka, current Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Sokoto 
      • HE Peter Obi, former Governor of Anambra State 
      • Prof. Pat Utomi, leading Nigerian economist

The Platform Nigeria has evolved into a global media event held in highly secured 5,000-seat auditorium and is transmitted live to the entire nation (Nigeria) and the world via television, Facebook, and other online streaming platforms. 



Although this is Andrew’s private blog, most “Press and Events” postings relate to his work with PwC, which is instrumental in developing his thinking for the blog.