Nigeria, Morocco boost strategic dialogues with new initiative
The Nigeria Economic Summit Group (NESG), the Africa Economic Development Policy Initiative (AEDPI), and OCP Policy Centre of Morocco, have partnered to launch the maiden edition of the “Morocco-Nigeria Strategic Dialogues, which focuses on enhancing opportunities for growth and development. The partnership would bridge the gap; serve as a catalyst for debate, initiate ideas related…
PIND tells success stories to stakeholders at NESG
Foundation for Partnership Initiative in Niger Delta (PIND) yesterday shared its success stories of various interventions in the region at the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) 24 in Abuja.
NESG urges review of sold power assets, electricity tariff
The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) has recommended a review of the privatisation of the power sector.Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, disclosed this at the end of summit yesterday that the Federal Government would raise a committee to implement the recommendations.
Before states take over federal roads
Against the backdrop of the deplorable condition of roads infrastructure across the country, the request by the 36 state governors to President Muhammadu Buhari to hand over federal roads in their states to them for reconstruction......
FirstBank parleys NESG on economic summit
As part of the continued commitment to drive thought leadership, policy influencing initiatives and sustainable national economic development, First Bank of Nigeria Limited has partnered the Nigerian Economic Summit Group to host the 23rd Nigerian Economic Summit (NES#23).
FG plans to further restructure electricity sector
The Federal Government yesterday said it would embark on a broader restructuring of the electricity sector to achieve development in renewable energy.
Experts fret as N398.1trn infrastructure shortfall threatens development
Experts have said that unless the Federal Government immediately reviewed and redefined the laws guiding Public Private Partnership (PPP) operations in Nigeria...
Group harps on privatisation of assets to support economy
Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) has reiterated the need for the Federal Government to relinquish its interests in national assets.This, NESG believe would enable government to focus primarily on regulations....
Recession and economic crisis: Where is the academia?
As the debate on how best to rescue our economy from recession rages on, the academia has been most surprisingly and lamentably very silent.