How Nigeria’s unpredictable environment hampers investment, by NESG
Chairman, Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG), Asue Ighodalo, has offered an insight into what discourages investors from Nigeria. He observed that the “world does not trust our commitment to the rule of law, impartiality and efficiency of our dispute resolution processes.”
COVID-19 caused recession – Buhari
As Nigeria slips into recession for the second time in five years, President Muhammadu Buhari, says it came about because of the severity of the global downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
NESG lauds AfCFTA’s ratification, urges framework for effective implementation
The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for ratifying the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) pact.
NESG’s summit to build resilience for households, businesses
The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) and the Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning have said that the 26th Nigerian Economic Summit (NES#26) would build resilience for households, businesses and the economy.
NCS adopts draft 2020 Nigeria Sports Industry Policy, demands Intervention Fund
The National Council on Sports (NCS) has adopted the draft 2020 Nigeria Sports Industry Policy as amended, with its 10 policy thrust areas, which took cognisance of the industrialization agenda of the sports industry value...
Federal Government urged to invest 1.7% of GDP in water sector
The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG), yesterday, urged the Federal Government to invest at least 1.7 per cent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) yearly to prevent water shortage by 2030.
CBN Vs NESG: Waving the white flag
On Monday, September 7th, 2020, the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) published a press release titled “Matters of Urgent Attention”, in which it x-rayed the state of the national economy
World Bank advocates robust management system to boost Nigeria’s digital economy
World Bank has advocated a robust authentic management system to help boost the country’s digital economy. Nigeria Country Director, World Bank, Chubham Chaudury, said this during a pre-summit (Pre-#NES26) event organised by the Nigerian Economic Summit Group
‘Nigeria must deepen agribusiness’
Experts in the agricultural value chain have advised that Nigeria must leverage COVID-19 pandemic to deepen the agribusiness ecosystem for the transformation of the sector.
Bank chiefs quit NESG over criticism of CBN policies
The three chief executive officers of banks who are members of the board of the Nigeria Economic Summit Group (NESG) may have pulled out yesterday over the group’s criticism of some policies of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), especially on foreign exchange management. The banks whose bosses were said to have resigned from the…