Ndanusa, Akande, Ohuabunwa, others join PEARL Awards board
PEARL Awards Nigeria has announced the appointment to its Board of Governors, notable personalities from corporate Nigeria including Dr. Suleyman Ndanusa, OON; Chief (Mrs) Nike Akande, CON; Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa, OFR; Mr. Olufemi Awoyemi, FCA; Mrs Toyin Sanni and Prince Abimbola Olashore. According to a release signed by Olalekan Adekoya, Secretary, Board of Governors, the…
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.
LCCI charges women entrepreneurs on harnessing incentives
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry ( LCCI) has charged women to rise and take advantage of the special credit facilities offered by the Central Bank of Nigeria...
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.
LCCI, JETRO seal pact on trade, investment
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), and Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), to promote trade and investments between Nigeria and Japan.
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.
WIMBIZ holds 16th annual conference
Women in Management, Business and Public Service (WIMBIZ), is to hold its 16th Annual Conference between November 13 and 14, 2017 at Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.
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.