Improved Security Will Boost FDI In Nigeria, Says Abiola
From March 24 to 25, Montgomery West Africa will host the sixth edition of the West Africa security exhibition, Securex, in Eko Convention Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos. The Managing Director of the company, Ms. Tori Abiola, spoke on the event, insecurity in the country and its effect on the economy, among other issues.
Shippers’ Council Maps Out Measures To Enthrone Efficiency
Other benefits of regulation, according to him, include “harmonisation of clearing processes and procedures and the consequent reduction in cost and time of cargo clearing, reduction of cargo duel time, strengthening of complaint and arbitration mechanisms, predictability in processed and procedures, assurance of level playing ground, availability of common user information service provided by the regulator, and strengthening of complaint and arbitration mechanism.”
Ekiti urges ANAN to establish accounting lab in varsity
Ekiti State government has urged the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN) to establish an accounting laboratory in the state’s university. The state government, which made the appeal, said the lab would enable accounting students, accountants and other allied professionals to take advantage of its services.
Financial literacy: Developing responsible economy managers
THAT the responsibility of being accountable to the use of personal finance lies with individual persons cannot be controvertible, however, there must also be conceding to a fact that the level of financial knowledge has much to do with decisions about use of personal finance. Broadly speaking, a nation of financially literate population tends to make decisions that will rub-off on the economy positively
2015 BUDGET: Less Oil, More Of Taxes
In fact, the Budget Director General revealed that in the 2015 plan, non-oil revenue was for the first time projected to be higher slightly than oil mineral revenue, which makes the plan a non-oil economy Budget.
‘Only Foreign Agencies With Selfish Agenda Oppose APCON’s Ad Sector Reforms’
Mr. ‘Lolu Akinwunmi, FRPA, FNMI, is the fifth and immediate past Chairman, Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON). Akinwunmi, who had served as the 14th President of the Association of Advertising Agencies of Nigeria (AAAN), the pioneer Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Government Rebranding Project under the late former Information and Communication Minister, Prof. Dora Akunyili, spoke with some journalists about his career, the achievements of APCON during his tenure, the economy, politics and governance and the challenges facing the practice of advertising in Nigeria, among other issues. ONYEDIKA AGBEDO was there.
IMF Sees Zimbabwe Economy Weakening Further In 2015
ZIMBABWE’S economy is expected to weaken further this year after growing by 3.1 per cent in 2014, the International Monetary Fund said on Monday, while the Zimbabwean finance minister said Harare expects to clear its arrears to the fund in the next year.
The Race For African Development Bank’s Presidency Hotter
In the quest to find the right man or woman to take the helm at the African Development Bank, CNBC Africa caught up with Earl Gast, the Senior International Advisor at Covington & Burling.
Cash crunch: Why fiscal responsibility makes the difference
A mixture of dwindling financial fortunes and fiscal rascality or even laissez-faire attitude towards the management of scarce resources will only aggravate economic misfortune. CHIJIOKE NELSON writes on the need for Fiscal Responsibility Act, strengthening of the law and enforcement, especially in the era of dwindling revenue and engrained misplacement of priorities. THE United States…