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14 Feb
The Lagos State government has rallied members of the organised private sector (OPS) on the need to support it government in achieving developmental objectives through sustainable investments, even as the state restated commitment to infrastructural development and renewal, as well as a conducive business environment.
31 Oct
Though presidential candidates in the forthcoming general elections have expressed commitments to addressing some of the challenges faced by Nigerians, members of the Organised Private Sector (OPS) have asked the candidates to go beyond rhetoric and promises...
24 Sep 2021
Members of the Organised Private Sector (OPS) have urged the National Assembly and the Federal Ministry of Finance to suspend plans to impose excise duty on any segment of the Nigerian manufacturing sector.
19 May 2021
Stakeholders in the construction industry and members of the Organised Private Sector (OPS) have raised concerns about the implementation of ease of doing business policy
23 Jul 2020
The Organised Private Sector (OPS), has challenged the Federal Government to give a proper account for over N35 trillion accumulated debt in the last 10 years.
26 Sep 2019
The Organised Private Sector (OPS) has identified regulatory risk as a major challenge facing Nigerian businesses currently while advocating for a national strategy in policy formulation to forestall rising cases of collapse in the country.
30 Aug 2019
Members of the Organised Private Sector (OPS), including manufacturers and the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), have decried continued closure of the nation’s border for a drill, citing that goods meant for export to other regional markets were trapped on the corridor.
21 Mar 2019
Experts have renewed the call for government to create conducive environment for the Organised Private Sector (OPS), to contribute in the national development process, to prevent some deleterious acts hurting investments and stalling economic growth and transformation. They also urged Government to foster private enterprise development, noting that multiplicity of Customs checkpoints and agents at…
22 Jan 2019
The need for deliberate policies aimed at channelling cheap credit to businesses, creating favourable environment for enterprises to thrive and reduction of regulatory predatory tendencies have been emphasised. This, according to the Organised Private Sector (OPS), particularly the Nigerian Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA), will enable the private sector to create jobs and wealth for the…
3 Oct 2018
The Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday, said ‪the wealth creation and employment generation potential in the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) sector are too attractive to be ignored by any discerning government. Speaking at the 3rd Lagos State Micro Small and Medium Enterprises Fair, Ambode, represented by the Commissioner for Special Duties, Seye…
12 Sep 2018
Members of the Organised Private Sector (OPS) have urged government to take advantage of available funding channels to address infrastructural gaps in the country. Indeed, China Development Bank (CDB), in Changsha, China, had signed an agreement providing a $500-million facility to the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) to enable the trade finance bank support trade enabling…
20 Feb 2018
The group comprises the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), Nigeria Employers Consultative Association (NECA), Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines & Agriculture (NACCIMA), National Association of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises....


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The United States Consulate in Nigeria has said it will place visa restrictions on Nigerians responsible for election violence that undermined the democratic process during Saturday’s gubernatorial and state assembly elections. The Consulate disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, stating that it is deeply troubled by the disturbing acts of violence, voter intimidation, and…
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Constitution amendment bills on power to summon presidents and governors suffered another major setback as President Muhammadu Buhari has withheld his assent. Buhari's withholding of presidential assent to the Constitution alteration bill and 18 others became a source of concern to the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan on the floor of the Senate, Tuesday.…
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