‘How to promote sustainable FDI inflow, infrastructure development’
As Nigeria seeks to diversify its economy, stakeholders have renewed call for government to articulate new strategies that would reposition the country to attract more foreign direct investment (FDI) and boost infrastructure.
Lagos trade fair kicks off today
The 32nd edition of the Lagos international trade fair organised by the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), will commence today with over 500,000 visitors...
Governance index scores Nigeria, others low on economy
Some economic experts have said the 2018 Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) has affirmed the prevailing unemployment and poor economies in Nigeria and a good number of other African nations amid the huge human and natural resources on the continent.
‘We should remain ardent patriots in spite of challenges’
Nigerians have been advised to look beyond the current challenges confronting and count the numerous achievements the country has made with the hope for a better future.
Political tension cuts equity market gains by 50%
Nigeria's investment inflow, especially the stock market, is taking a hit as political intrigues gain momentum ahead of the 2019 general elections. Already, investors have lost over 50...
Operators seek fiscal policies to aid real sector performance
Though the Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) for August stood at 57.1 index points, indicating further expansion in the manufacturing sector for the 17th consecutive month, stakeholders in the private sector have urged for fiscal policy measures that check unintended...
Faltering growth affirms Nigeria’s oil dependence
Just because the nation’s oil sector lost its steam to the tune of four per cent, the non-oil sector, with its impressive 10-quarter high at two per cent, could not deliver the country from the pangs of economic slowdown.
LCCI urges FG to reconsider proposed excise duty rates on locally-produced goods
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has expressed concern about government’s proposed plan to extend excise duty rates on some basic and essential products such as, soap and detergent, toilet papers, cleansing or facial tissue and spaghetti/noodles.
LCCI’s INEC-private sector forum to shape policies, reforms
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) will today, host its first INEC-Private Sector Forum on electoral process, in a bid to provide a platform to discuss...
LCCI calls for review of import duty, customs administration
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has called for the review of import duty and Customs administration as part of the ongoing tax reform towards enhancing ease of doing business in the country.