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3 Jan 2019
Despite having a backlog of unpaid incentives for non-oil exporters hovering at about N1.2 trillion, the Federal Government will this year, honour only N5.12 billion of such debts based on provisions made in the 2019 budget.
14 Oct 2018
To end rejection of Nigerian goods for export due to non-compliance with international market standards, some women and youths in Cross River have been...
5 Oct 2018
The continued closure of the National Assembly, and subsequent delay in approving non-oil export incentives under the revised Export Expansion Grant (EEG) scheme, also known as the Export Credit Certificate, has further increased the backlog of unpaid incentives to at least N1.2 trillion.     There were expectations earlier in the year that some of the…
12 Sep 2018
The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has commended an indigenous producer of tomato, Wells Hosa Greenhouse Farms Limited, for deploying the use of greenhouse technology to produce exportable tomatoes in the country. The Executive Director, NEPC, Olusegun Awolowo, explained that with the technology, Nigeria could now start to export tomatoes to every part of the…
16 Aug 2018
The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has partnered the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) to end the high level of rejection of Nigerian produce in the global market.
17 Jul 2018
The President of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), Dr. Benedict Oramah has said that the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AFCFTA) has the potential...
5 Jul 2018
Lagos State governor Akinwunmi Ambode Thursday declared support for the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) and urged Nigeria to sign the agreement. He made the declaration during the second National Committee on Export Promotion Meeting in Lagos. “Nigeria is one of the two countries left to sign the African Continental Free Trade Agreement; typical…
8 Jun 2018
The International Trade Centre (ITC) has announced that the trade between commonwealth countries estimated to be about $700 billion in 2015 is expected to hit $1 trillion by 2020.
30 Apr 2018
The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has commended First City Monument Bank (FCMB) for executing initiatives that drive export trade, particularly non-oil exports in the country.
31 Mar 2018
The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) an agency established to promote non-oil exports from Nigeria has trained five hundred women on border...
20 Mar 2018
The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has trained 120 women on export procedures and solution. Delivery a keynote address at the training session in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, the Executive Director of NEPC, Mr Olusegun Awolowo...
31 Dec 2017
The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) is set to address inadequacies and raise awareness of farmers on processing high-quality cocoa for export. Executive Director of NEPC, Mr. Olusegun Awolowo, stated this in Ikom Local Council Area, Cross River State....


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Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has debunked reports that it has endorsed former Lagos State governor Bola Tinubu for president. The secretary-general of the association Alhaji Baba Ngelzarma said in a statement on Wednesday that members of the association who endorsed Tinubu did so as individuals. "We want to make it clear…
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Jihadist attacks in northern Ivory Coast have ramped up hostility towards the Fulani, a mainly Muslim ethnic group that some accuse of providing the bulk of the raiders. Friction and suspicion are almost palpable in Kafolo, a small town near the border with Burkina Faso where jihadists have struck twice in less than 18 months,…
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The Federal Government, in collaboration with Pan-African Manufacturers Association (PAMA), has announced plans to boost intra-Africa trade currently at 13 per cent, noting that with African Continental Free Trade Agreement...
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There would be dire consequences, the Organised Private Sector (OPS) stated, yesterday, in reaction to Federal Government’s suspension of the planned withdrawal of the subsidy regime announced on Monday.
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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has raised its forecast on Nigeria’s output growth this year to 2.7 per cent, from 2.6 per cent projected in October.