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Why Nigerian products are rejected abroad

The Federal Government said the failure of manufacturers to conform to global standards in production and packaging explained why some Nigerian products were rejected in the international market. This emerged during a non-oil export dialogue convened by the Policy Development Facility Phase 2 funded by UK Aids. Agencies of the Federal Government including the Nigeria […]

Signal Alliance, Microsoft and Cisco collaborate to deliver Azure Stack

As businesses in Nigeria continue to find more effective ways to drive down their running costs, whilst improving profitability, Signal Alliance, Microsoft and Cisco have joined forces to deliver the Azure Stack solution, an innovative hybrid cloud computing solution designed to help organizations deliver their various services efficiently from their own data centers. Speaking at […]

35,000 MSMES for Micro-Credit – DBN

The Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN) Wednesday said it has signed on at least 35,000 Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs)/end borrowers within its first full year of operation. The Managing Director of the Development Bank, Mr. Tony Okpanachi, said the number translated to a 75 per cent increase over the 20,000 MSMEs projection earlier […]

Engineers call on FG to embrace PPP for $3.1trn infrastructure funding

Engineers at the 3rd College of Fellows roundtable symposium, organised by the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) with the theme: “Involvement of Private Sector in the Procurement of Public Infrastructure through Public Private Partnership.” have called on the federal government to fully embrace Public Private Partnership (PPP) as a panacea for funding the $3.1 trillion infrastructure […]

Accenture officially unveil Innovation Index 2018

Accenture, a global tech, strategy, digital and consulting service firm, has officially unveil the complete survey report of its Innovation Index 2018. In the report, Accenture revealed a number of differentiating factors in financial industry across strategy, innovative culture, talent, collaboration, business intelligence and digital. Banks and Fintechs participated in the maiden Accenture Nigeria Innovation […]

FSDH spots investment opportunities in FGN savings bonds for low-income earners

FSDH Research observes that the coupon rates (interest rates) on the Federal Government of Nigeria Savings Bonds (FGNSB) in November 2018 were the highest rates recorded since October 2017. We believe the interest rates at 13.4% and 12.4% for 3-Year FGNSB and 2-Year FGNSB respectively are attractive to retail investors compared with the alternative returns […]

NABDA Sign MoU with BIOCROPS

National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) in collaboration with BIOCROPS Biotechnology Company Ltd, an indigenous company, has come together to put an end to the use of poisonous chemicals for the preservation of food, particularly seedlings with the development of bioinsecticides by the The Bioinsecticides are organic and harmless to people, the environment and are safe […]

OPS worried about effects of oil prices hike

Organised Private Sector (OPS) have flayed the continued rise in the price of Automotive Gases Oil (AGO) otherwise called diesel in the country, saying that the hike is putting pressure on their businesses and manufacturing products at this period. With the prices of AGO hovering between N255 per litre and N260 per litre in most […]

FCT Minster solicit for Thai Investment in solar, agricultural product and others

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has said it is ready to assist local and foreign investors to set up businesses in the FCT to explore the huge investment opportunities in the Territory, especially in solar power generation and processing of agricultural products for local consumption and export. Minister of the FCT, Malam Muhammad Musa […]

Germany invests €20m to train 52,000 Nigerians in four years

The German Government has said it is investing €20 million in the training of 52,000 Nigerian youths over a period of four years. Dr. Thomas Kirsch, Country Director, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Zusammenarbeit GmBH, said this at a stakeholders meeting on Skills Development for Youth Employment held in Abuja on Thursday. Kirsch said the German Government […]

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