Women’s access to finance can boost economic growth
The recent global pandemic (COVID-19 outbreak) has significant adverse consequences for the global and Nigerian economies.
Security threatening economic growth prospect, says Adedipe
Chief Consultant at B. Adedipe Associates Limited, Dr. Biodun Adedipe, said Nigeria has the rare opportunity of matching population expansion with economic growth this year but warned
‘Education advancement imperative for economic growth, human capacity development’
President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that only serious advancement in quality and affordable education at all levels would guarantee collective drive to grow the economy of Nigeria and better the lives of its citizens.
‘How skills set gaps in Nigeria are slowing economic growth’
Countries’ economic strength has always depended on the quality of their workers. This is even more true today when capital and ideas easily can cross borders and flow to where highly skilled workers add the greatest value.
Young entrepreneurs jostle to boost capacity, economic growth
Some 16 lucky candidates have been selected from among 50 contestants, who made it to the Bootcamp for The Next Titan Season 6, after the auditions that saw thousands of Nigerian young entrepreneurs jostle for selection at centres in Lagos, Port Harcourt, Enugu, and Abuja.
Potential for Nigeria’s economy and odds in second half of 2019
The news that Nigeria’s economy cooled down to 2.05 per cent in the first quarter (Q1) of 2019, compared to 2.38 per cent in Q4 of 2018, has left investors wondering about the chances of growth gathering momentum during the second half of the year.
LCCI offers window to economic growth, jobs creation, others
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has called for immediate review of the nation’s automotive policy in line with its limitations to drive investments, development, create jobs and boost the economy. It noted that the policy initiated by former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration in 2013, not only failed to achieve the desired result,…
North East stakeholders forum seeks free trade zone for economic growth
A Northeast Stakeholders’ Forum has urged the Federal Government to adopt African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) in the area.According to the forum, it was necessary for the effective monitoring of economic growth and development.
Building on gains of FMCG for economic growth
In the face of continued uncertainty in global oil and commodity prices, and its adverse impact on the extractive industries in many African countries, the continent has turned to other areas to support its ongoing economic growth. One of such industries is the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector. FMCG, also referred to as the consumer…
Ooni harps on correlation between culture, economic growth
His Majesty, Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has said the survival of the African peoples rests heavily on the sustainability of traditional culture. He stressed that the governments and the peoples must collectively utilize culture, as a way to expedite productive economic advancement. The renowned monarch spoke at his palace during…