Nigeria is expected to become the leading economy in sub-Saharan Africa within the next ten years – and this is expected have a massive impact on the prosperity of the entire continent of Africa.
Trade links are strong between the UK and Nigeria, with bilateral trade doubling from £4 billion in 2010 to £8 billion in 2014, meaning there are a number of trade opportunities for UK companies looking to do business in Nigeria.
The fastest growing sectors in Nigeria include oil and gas, wholesale and retail, telecommunications and paper mail, and construction – so if you work in any of these sectors, now could be a good time to take advantage of a growing African economy.
And if you’re doing business with Nigeria, you’ll need a cost-effective and reliable conference call provider – so here’s how to set up an international teleconference for up to 100 participants, in just a few simple steps.
How to set up a conference call between the UK and Nigeria
Go to ConferenceCall.co.uk to get your free PIN and then click on ‘Invite Participants’ to generate an email template.
Enter the time, date and subject of the proposed conference call, choose UK and Nigeria dial-in codes, then click ‘Copy this invitation’, paste it into an email and to up to 100 participants.
Dial-in numbers to call
At the allotted time colleagues should dial the following numbers and enter your PIN:
– UK participants dial 0843 0 250 250
– Nigeria participants dial 01-4405219
Your conference call is ready to begin!
Where is Nigeria?
The capital of Nigeria, Lagos, is over 3,000 miles from London and it take over six-and-a-half hours to fly between the two cities – so not a return trip you’ll be wanting to make all in one day.
What’s the best time to call Nigeria from the UK?
Nigeria’s business capital is just one hour ahead of the GMT (it’s the same as GMT during the summer), so you’ll be able to set up conference calls to fit within your own business hours.