GDP growth, NNPC profit and national cohesion
Three important positive developments grabbed the headlines last week and gave hope to a beleaguered nation seized by constant news of bloodshed and violence.
Revisiting Nigeria’s industrial policy for competitiveness
Experiences of countries such as China, Brazil, South Korea, Singapore and Malaysia have proven that the manufacturing sector plays a critical role in transforming many less developing...
FG to spend $1 billion on credit to small businesses
The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo, has said the 1 billion syndicated term loan secured by the Bank of Industry (BoI) will be used to provide affordable credit to small businesses.
‘Safeguards against dumping built-in to protect local industries’
AfCFTA is expected to complement Nigeria’s national development agenda and act as a catalyst for export diversification, by providing preferential access to the huge African market for Nigerian products...
Expanding digital inclusion to tackle unemployment
Although, there has been deliberate effort by government to promote digital inclusion and leverage ICT to improve quality of life of women, persons with disabilities, youths and other vulnerable groups in the country.
Why major marketers shun Nigeria
Nigeria is currently missing out on the $49 trillion projected renewable energy investment as International Oil Companies (IOCs) and others are shunning the country...
Nigeria, Germany explore alternative energy solutions
To address gaps in the country’s epileptic power supply, Germany has concluded plans to partner with Nigeria to offer renewable energy...
SON, NESP to harmonise standards for air conditioners, refrigerators
For uniformity and also to ensure seamless trade within West African states, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), and Nigerian Energy Support Programme (NESP), have partnered to harmonise standards for air conditioners and refrigerators Indeed, both agencies expressed the need for uniform standards to address technical barriers to trade in the continent, saying that a…