Tominiyi Owolabi

Olaniwun Ajayi - Nigeria

Partner, Oil and Gas


+234 1 270 2551 Ext 2903

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Practice areas:

Energy and infrastructure
Project development
Project finance

Industry sectors:

Natural resources
Oil and gas
Technology and telecommunications

Tominiyi is the partner in charge of the Oil and Gas Practice. With a track record of involvement in some of the largest and most complex projects in the dynamic sectors of the Nigerian economy spanning energy, telecommunications, banking and finance, information and communication technology, infrastructure development and financial regulation, Tominiyi has advised on structuring of complicated and sophisticated commercial and financial transactions in a challenging emerging market environment.

He advised on the $3.5 billion financing of Dangote Industries Limited for the construction of a 40,000bpd refinery. He is also advising the Federal Government of Nigeria in connection with the diaspora bond issuance – the first US Securities and Exchange Commission registered diaspora bond issuance by Nigeria.

  • Banking and Finance
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Infrastructure Development
  • Mergers and Acquisition

  • Banking
  • Energy
  • Natural resources
  • Tech and telecoms