Improved EODB commendable but gaps remain, says LCCI
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has lauded the Federal Government for moving 15 places up the ladder among the countries in the ease-of-doing-business in the world...
Importers, agents urged to adopt port conflict resolution portal
The Federal Government has enjoined importers, agents, and other stakeholders to exploit the Port Service Support Portal (PSSP), even as about 400 cases of conflicts and infractions at seaports were resolved in the last three years.
LCCI, Oxford Group explore new measures to attract foreign investments
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), and the Oxford Business Group (OBG) have partnered to leverage the launch of a new report, Nigeria 2020, to attract foreign direct investments (FDIs) into the country.
Nigeria’s struggle to go beyond 4,000MW, decades after independence
Two years ago, the publisher of Cable newspaper, Simon Kolawole, recounted his experience of how he picked the May 30, 1988 edition of the Newswatch magazine with a story of how NEPA’s installed generation capacity stood at 4,000 megawatts in 1988.
Nigeria’s economy still imbalance, weak in inclusion at 59
Despite the government’s diversification agenda and push for non-oil sector growth, members of the Organised Private Sector (OPS) have described the mounting imbalance in the structure of the economy since independence, as underscoring the growing decline in the non-oil sector productivity.
How rates’ unification will enhance transparency, attract FDI
Experts in the financial services sector have renewed calls for a speedy unification of the nation’s exchange rate, as a way to enhance market transparency...
‘Continued high mortality of small businesses in Nigeria, others worrisome’
Operators in the financial and real sectors of the economy have raised concerns over the challenges of doing business in Nigeria and other African countries, noting that the rising mortality rate of small businesses was worrisome.
Deploy right mix of policies to stimulate real sector, operators tell FG
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has urged the Federal Government to deploy a right mix of policies to achieve the desired outcomes, noting that short term outlook of the key economic indicators is not looking bright.
FG plans fresh automobile industry bill
As stakeholders wait for President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the automotive industry bill, the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Adeniyi Adebayo, yesterday, announced plans for a fresh start.
FG committed to addressing business challenges, say Minister
The Minister for Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr Adeniyi Adebayo, says the Federal Government is committed to addressing challenges inhibiting investments and economic growth.
MAN, LCCI want economic team to review, harmonise policies
The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) and Lagos chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) have asked the Economic Advisory Council (EAC) set up by President Muhammadu Buhari to comprehensively review current policies that drive government’s actions and urgently..