Over N17 billion royalties unremitted as solid minerals export policy lingers
The Nigerian Government is losing huge revenue from the solid mineral sector in the country, due to the lack of standardized guideline procedure and requirements for exporters despite...
Nigerian economy: Recovery, growth and sustainability
Before I delve further into the details of our ongoing efforts in the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investments in the delivery of our mandate, I would like to revisit some fundamental challenges...
Garment industry, others seek sustainable policies for local production
With local producers, especially those in the garment industry stepping into the gap in the area of face mask production when global supply chains and importations were disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, members of the Organised Private Sector have urged the Federal Government to be consistent in its policy intervention across the real sector. According…
Business reforms opportunity to boost local, foreign investments – Osinbajo
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the Federal Government’s business reforms, through the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC), is an opportunity to boost local and foreign investments in the country.
PEBEC launches new NAP 5.0 to improve Ease of Doing Business Reforms
Honourable Minister FCT, Alhaji Mohammed Bello; Special Adviser to the President on Ease of Doing Business, Dr. Jumoke Oduwole; and Special Adviser to the President on Infrastructure, Mr Ahmad Rufai Zakari; launch the National Action Plan (NAP) 5.0. The Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) launched its fifth accelerator, the National Action Plan 5.0 yesterday,…
Government assures new transport policy will link rail to seaports
The Federal Government has restated its commitment to ensuring that all the nation’s seaports are connected to rail network in line with its new transport policy framework.
Stakeholders disagree over World Bank’s ease of doing business ranking
Stakeholders yesterday disagreed over the higher ranking of Nigeria by the World Bank in its 2020 Doing Business Index (DBI).
Nigeria’s business council completes 140 reforms in three years
The Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) has said it effected over 140 reforms geared towards making doing business easier for Micro, Medium and Small Enterprises (MSMEs), which make up over 90 per cent of registered businesses in Nigeria and contributing close to 50 per cent of the country’s growth figures.
Sanwo-Olu appeals to motorists, residents over deplorable roads, promises to fix potholes
Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has again promised to fix bad roads in the state and embark on aggressive road re-construction from next month.
Government assures stakeholders of inclusiveness in auto policy review
Federal Government has said concerted efforts are in process to ensure broad participation and inclusiveness of all stakeholders in the automotive industry in framing the review of the National Automotive Industry Development Plan (NAIDP) Bill.