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Nigerian Export Promotion Council

9 Oct 2020
While building the capacity of non-oil exporters is key for market penetration, the country needs a national carrier to further improve its chances of entering new markets and deepening non-oil export growth
3 Sep 2020
The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), has said its One- State-One-Product Programme, under the “Zero Oil” initiative, is designed to create employment in states across the country. This would be done through the value-addition of identified products, enhanced income generation, and wealth creation opportunities for the people as well as empower state and other communities towards achieving…
25 Jun 2019
The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has disclosed that Nigeria can generate over $10 billion from local and international trade in honey and other beehive products. Director-General/Chief Executive Officer of NEPC, Mr. Olusegun Awolowo, who said this in Ikom during a one-day export workshop and mini exhibition on “honey production and packaging for export,” said…
15 May 2019
Nigeria’s non-oil export has continued to suffer a huge setback due to various challenges. Top on the list include, logistics challenges in moving products to the ports and the lingering issue of unsettled Export Expansion Grant (EEG) claims. With the unsettled incentives converted to promissory notes, there are concerns among operators about the payment arrangement…
8 May 2019
To aid improved market access for exporters of processed foods, the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has commenced an awareness programme on Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) alongside other voluntary certifications.   Indeed, the NEPC noted that it had become imperative for non-oil exporters to acquire additional non-mandatory certifications to enable them to compete…
10 Apr 2019
The Organised Private Sector Exporters Association (OPEXA) has decried the non-implementation of budgetary allocations amounting to N29.28 billion meant for Export Expansion Grant (EEG) in 2017 and 2018. Its Executive Secretary, Jaiyeola Paul Olarewaju, in a statement yesterday in Abuja, said that making provision for EEG in the country’s yearly budget would create transparency and…
8 Apr 2019
Head of Agro-Economy Desk, FEMI IBIROGBA, writes on how seasonal and highly perishable mangoes could be processed, preserved and used to create wealth for the processors and other value chain players. THEY are here now in abundance. They come every year. But more of them get wasted than consumed or utilised. They are mangoes. The…
28 Feb 2019
Processors, farmers and scientists have suggested ways to prevent monumental losses emanating from rejection of agro-allied products exported from Nigeria to other countries, especially Europe and America. Some of the solutions, as identified by stakeholders, are good agronomical practices on the part of farmers and exporters, efficiency on of regulatory agencies, effective coordination by the…
9 Dec 2018
The Bank of Industry, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency and the Nigerian Export Promotion Council are among corporate giants...
7 Oct 2018
The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) says sustainable export of local commodities will boost the country’s economy. The South-South Regional Coordinator of the commission, Mrs. Azuka Ikejiofor, who stated this in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, during a one-day stakeholders export interactive forum on “Exporting Non-Oil Products From Nigeria,” stressed that the country is a major resource centre of…
26 Sep 2018
Lagos Fashion Week in collaboration with SheTrades and NEPC is pleased to announce the new season collection viewing at Gallery Sakura, Paris from the 28th of September to the 3rd of October 2018. Through country-based activities, SheTrades enables women entrepreneurs to improve the quality of their products and services. Speaking on the collaboration Tara Mulhare,…
15 Aug 2018
The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has explained that bureaucratic bottlenecks in accessing funds for export of non-oil products, made the Federal Government to create a new funding scheme. NEPC’s Executive Director, Mr. Olusegun Awolowo, disclosed this in Enugu at a workshop on Good Agricultural Practice (GAP) for cashew farming and export finance facilities. He…


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The Eze Igbo of Ajao Estate, Lagos, Fredrick Nwajagu, has been nabbed in a midnight raid by the Nigeria Police and Department of State Services (DSS). The Guardian learned that Nwajagu, the Eze Igbo of Ajao Estate was arrested by a combined team of police and DSS in the early hours of Saturday. A police…