Lagos State Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives, Dr. Lola Akande, has revealed that the capital base of the 2359 cooperative societies in the state has increased to N33 billion.
19 Sep 2020
Amb. Mariam Katagum, the Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, has stated the Federal Government’s resolve to provide financial support
23 Jun 2020
To enhance checks on the importation of fake and substandard products into Nigeria in line with established protocols, plans are underway to operationalise
27 May 2020
The Onitsha Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ONICCIMA), has attributed the lack of buffer in the economy to successive government’s poor commitment
13 Nov 2019
The 18th session of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) General Conference has resolved to accelerate inclusive and sustainable industrial development (ISID) for the realization of the 2030 Agenda by strengthening partnerships with the private sector and harnessing the potential of Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies.
21 Aug 2019
The managerial run of the second term of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration will begin this week with the announcement of portfolios and swearing-in of ministers-designate.
4 Jun 2019
The inauguration of Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha as the 6th civilian governor of Imo State on May 29, 2019, has thrown up many challenges for the Governor, who, however, appears prepared to, squarely, face them all. With a vision to make Imo become one of the three most developed states in Nigeria by 2025, as…
15 Mar 2019
The new Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) Act 2019, and implications for the air travel industry, will take the centre stage of discussions when aviation stakeholders meet in Lagos on Tuesday, March 26. The forum, an initiative of Starklegal law firm, aims to create awareness, interactions and resolutions around the provisions of the…
13 Feb 2019
Worried by the dwindling fortunes of Nigeria’s economy, the Director-General, Budget Office of the Federation, Ben Akabueze, has said the proposed N8.83 trillion 2019 national budget presents opportunities for the organised private sector to strive. Akabueze said this in a paper yesterday, entitled, “Business Opportunities in the Proposed 2019 Federal Government Budget: Prospects and Challenges…
9 Aug 2018
The Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) has stated that the proposed five per cent credit facility for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises(MSMEs) will help to stimulate the economy. Indeed, the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, had announced that government will institute a 5% credit facility for MSMEs, adding that…
31 May 2018
Multichoice Africa has announced the launch of MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF) to boost Africa’s creative industries into vibrant economic centres. The a new Pan-African social investment initiative is a three-part initiative, which commenced with the launch of regional academy in Lagos, would also has academies in Kenya and Zambia. Managing Director, MultiChoice Nigeria, John Ugbe,…
17 Jun 2016
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