Wike woos investors over booming business climate in Rivers
Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers said on Saturday that his administration has created a safe environment for businesses to flourish in the state.
NACCIMA, KADCCIMA rally support for sustainability plan
The Kaduna State Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (KADCCIMA) has been urged to support the Economic Sustainability Plan (ESP) designed and approved by the Federal Government to rebuild and sustain businesses affected by the COVID-19...
Low productivity, higher food inflation to persist as unrest prevails
The possibility of witnessing an increase in manufacturing activities or reduction in inflation rate, especially food inflation, is very weak as analysts note that civil unrest, looting and curfew occasioned by the #EndSARS protests...
‘Over 400% surcharge increase by shipping firms hurts Nigerian economy’
The Federal Government has taken a bold step to protest indiscriminate charges by multinational shipping firms, who have continued to slam huge surcharges on Nigerian-bound cargoes.
NEPZA woos private sector to free trade zones
The Managing Director of the Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA), Prof. Adesoji Adesugba, has appealed to the Organized Private Sector (OPS), to patronize the country’s free trade zones to ward-off widespread
Embracing new strategies to promote non-oil export amid pandemic
Globally, the restrictions on the movement of people and border closures foreshadow a disruption in supply chains and a decline in exports. Already, countries around the world have closed their borders to non-essential traffic, and global supply chains for exports have been disrupted.
OPS seeks FG’s intervention over diesel pump price
Members of the Organised Private Sector (OPS) have petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari, through the Director-General of the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Council FCCPC
IWD 2020: ANWBN, other women bodies urge women to build gender-balanced world
Nigerian women have been urged to build a gender-balanced world, as this would help the economy and local communities thrive as well as increase the nation’s Gross Domestic Product...
‘Gender inequality undermines women’s role in societal development’
Professor Ifuero Osamwonyi of the Department of Banking and Finance, University of Benin, has said gender inequality was militating against women development in the country.