Ihedioha’s plan to concession ITC raises concerns
The decision of Governor Emeka Ihedioha to concession the Imo Transport Company (ITC) has soured the relationship between the workers of the company and state government.To express their ill-feelings, the workers embarked on strike before Christmas.
NEPC, ITC target $200m international trade with Shetrades
The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) and International Trade Centre (ITC) have announced plans to achieve a $200 million worth of trade in Nigeria through Shetrades, a commonwealth project....
Ihedioha names Nnawuchi, Madu Attorney General, Technical Adviser
Following the successful screening of Ndukwe Nnawuchi (SAN) by the Imo State House of Assembly, Ihedioha, Governor Emeka Ihedioha has approved his appointment as the state’s Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice. A statement issued by Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to the governor, Chibuike Onyeukwu, also named Paschal Madu as Technical Adviser to Ihedioha, while…
‘Trade between Commonwealth countries to hit $1tr by 2020’
The International Trade Centre (ITC) has announced that the trade between commonwealth countries estimated to be about $700 billion in 2015 is expected to hit $1 trillion by 2020.
NEPC, ITC partner on improving women’s competitiveness
Acknowledging the fact that women enterprises form an integral role for growing an all inclusive economy, the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has partnered the International Trade Centre to equip about 480,000 Nigerian women for the global market. Indeed, a report by Mckinsey Global Institute reveals that $28 trillion could be added to global Gross…
NEPC, ITC to train 15,000 women entrepreneurs under SheTrades initiative
With a target to connect 200,000 women entrepreneurs in the global market through the SheTrades initiative, the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) in collaboration with the International Trade Centre (ITC), Geneva has begun plans to train 15,000 women entrepreneurs in Nigeria.
Stakeholders harp on data sharing to meet consumers’ demands
Stakeholders have reiterated the importance of collecting and analysing big data to inform decisions enabling small-scale producers to improve their livelihoods and better respond to consumers.
For a brighter economic future, empower women to trade
These are challenging times for the Nigerian economy. After a decade of solid growth, output shrank earlier this year, mostly on the back of a steep fall in oil prices.