NECA urges Buhari to withhold assent to finance bill
The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to withhold assent on the 2019 Finance Bill.They also urged him to implore the National Assembly to reconsider the bill with the aim of ensuring continued improvement on the Ease of Doing Business....
Employers decry high interest rate of LDR to small businesses
Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA), has decried the high interest rate raised on loan to deposit ratio (LDR), to assist the real sector, describing it as another hindrance to access to credit, which remained at a double digit rate.
Employers want polices focused on development, job creation
With the unemployment rate as high as 23.1 percent, underemployment at 16.6 percent and expected to reach 33.5 percent by 2020, employers have urged the Federal Government to ensure that fiscal and monetary policies focus on sustainable enterprise and job creation.
NECA decries sealing of member companies
The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) has expressed concerns over the recent sealing of the premises of Nestlé Nigeria Plc by officials of the National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC).
NECA tasks workers on improved productivity for national growth
Following the agreement reached by the Federal Government and organised labour on consequential adjustment on the new national minimum wage increase, the Nigeria Employers' Consultative Association (NECA), has called on Nigerian workers to roll up their sleeves for improved productivity.
Exclusive breastfeeding good for infants, quick recovery after childbirth - Group
President, Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) and Network Entrepreneurial Women (NNEW), Modupe Oyekunle, has emphasised the importance of breast milk to child brain development, increased intelligence and productivity.
Employers warn 2020 budget may trigger labour unrest
The Nigeria Employers' Consultative Association (NECA), has warned that the 2020 budget might instigate massive retrenchment of workers and labour unrest in the country. This projection indeed casts doubt over the ability of the budget to ensure economic growth and job creation as envisioned by the Federal Government.
Market volatility make 2020 budget unrealistic, says group
Action Aid Nigeria (AAN), has warned that set objectives for the 2020 proposal are unrealistic given the volatility in the global oil market and the increasing insecurity across the country. The social justice organisation also pointed out that the oil benchmark at $57...
Employers seek support for local businesses to enhance competition
To check South African investors dominating the Nigerian economy in the near future, it is expedient for the government to focus on supporting local businesses to improve their competitiveness, the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA), has said.