Nigerian Economic Summit
Again, the imperative of governance reform
The bell is again tolling for Nigeria with sundry calls for reform of the ailing state system by well-meaning citizens and foreign development partners. The urgency of the moment cannot be ignored with a wave of the hands.
Nigeria issues first gold refining licence
The minister of budget and national planning, Udo Udoma, Monday, said the Nigerian government has issued the first gold refining licence to improve the country's economy. Udoma disclosed this while Speaking at the 24th Nigerian Economic Summit (NES24) in Abuja. “Today, I am happy to inform us that the first gold refining licence has been…
Accenture to mentor eight technology entrepreneurs
Following the Nigerian Economic Summit (NESG) #23 Startups pitching event held recently, Accenture Nigeria has expressed its readiness to mentor eight selected tech entrepreneurs chosen by a team of investor experts for startups. The eight tech entrepreneurs are L&L Foods, Accounteer, My Padi, Academix, Piggy Bank, Insight Africa, Ojoro Kitchen and Edusko. Speaking at a…
Sport gets a chance at the economic roundtable
Sport is big business, we always hear. But in Nigeria, sport has been relegated to the back pages of newspapers for such a long time that the only time it makes the front page is when a major title or victory is achieved.
The 23rd Nigerian Economic Summit: “Opportunities, productivity and employment to actualise the economic recovery and growth plan”
The Nigerian Economic Summit Group is an independent, non-profit, non-partisan organization that serves as a platform for private and public sector dialogue, focused on Nigeria’s sustainable economic development. Noted for its impact on public policy, objective research and yearly economic summits among other things, the NESG has helped create an enabling environment conducive to good…