Boosting FG’s revenue drive via telecoms regulations
Apart from the telecom sector’s rising contribution to Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), some regulations and oversight activities of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), have equally been boosting economic expansion.
Stakeholders mull policies to mitigate post-COVID-19 economic challenges
A global body, World Wide Fund for Nature and a pan-Africa non-governmental organisation, International Support Network for Africa Development (ISNAD-Africa), yesterday
The national question and Vision 2020
The corporate existence of Nigeria is a contemporary issue, often contentious, which tasks the minds of concerned citizens. The issue and perhaps football matches are matters over which Nigerians are passionate albeit...
Federal Government urged to invest 1.7% of GDP in water sector
The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG), yesterday, urged the Federal Government to invest at least 1.7 per cent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) yearly to prevent water shortage by 2030.
Revving up diversification to overcome post COVID-19 challenges
The impact of COVID-19 in Africa has created a sense of urgency and inspired calls for coordinated response to mitigate it’s devastating effects and lay the foundation for long-term recovery.
Spending N120b annually on idle refineries?
The relative dormancy of Nigeria’s refineries, in Kaduna, Warri and Port Harcourt represent a serious drain on the national purse. This has necessitated the importation of most of the country’s needs of refined petroleum products over the years.
Engineers tasked on innovations to boost nation’s gross domestic product
Engineers have been challenged to develop innovations that could unleash a $3 trillion Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 2030 in specific areas such as, agriculture, technology, healthcare, education, and real estate. The founder of First Atlantic Semiconductors and Micro-electronics, Prof. Ndubuisi Ekekwe gave the charge at the second edition of lectures organised by the Nigerian Society…
Devaluation spurs low investment in real estate sector
The real estate sector is facing its biggest-ever crisis, after reeling under liquidity concerns, low demand, and high inventory levels. Devaluation of the naira is creating another nightmare for the industry. Dwindling value of the naira amid the coronavirus pandemic has sent shivers down the spine of many investors in the troubled real estate sector.…
Second quarter GDP outlook better than projected, says Presidency
The Presidency yesterday said that the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) figures recently released by the National Bureau of Statistics...