Akande, others, seek more female representation on boards
The Honorary Chair, Women Corporate Directors (WCD), Nigeria, Nike Akande, has expressed concern over the low level of women representation on the boards of Nigerian firms.
Women seek more opportunities to serve Nigeria
This was the core message at a three-day National Women Summit (NWS) organised by the Oyo State Officials’ Wives Association (OYSOWA) that was attended by over 1,000 women leaders and governors, which commenced yesterday....
Nigeria’s rice importation drops to 20,000mt
The Federal Government has disclosed that the volume of rice importation dropped from 644,000 tons to 20,000 tons between 2015 and 2017.
Okorocha, Dangote, others for Oyo ETF launch tomorrow
All is now set for Oyo State to launch its Education Trust Fund (ETF), described as the effective and viable solution to the malaise of education sector in the state.
Lagos targets third largest economy by 2020, Africa’s mega city in 2025
With a target to become Africa’s third largest economy by 2020 and Africa’s model mega city in 2025, the Lagos State government has reiterated its commitment to sustain the existing partnership with the private sector.
Government explains delay in clearing EEG backlogs
The Federal Government has attributed the delay in clearing the backlog of the revived Export Expansion Grant (EEG) payments to prolonged approvals from the National Assembly...
Stakeholders task FG, states on sustaining ease of doing business
Stakeholders, government agencies and the Organised Private Sector (OPS) have charged the Federal and state governments to sustain ease of doing business in the country.
LCCI charges governmentt on gender gaps closure, women empowerment
Nike Akande also hinged her position on the fact that the World Bank Group has created the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative, which is expected to leverage more than US$1 billion to help unlock the potential of women entrepreneurs.