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ACCI Urges AfCFTA To Promote Sustainable Inclusive Devt

The Director-General of Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), Victoria Akai has said that the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) should support the creation of decent jobs, reduce inequality and promote sustainable inclusive development across the continent. Akai was speaking at the Luncheon organised by the Nigerian Private Sector Alliance (NIPSA) Women in […]

Osinbajo: FG To Concentrate On Autogas

The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, says the Federal Government would focus on autogas as an alternative to the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS). In a statement issued on Saturday by Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, the Vice President disclosed this during a virtual interactive session hosted by the Africa Report magazine on Thursday. READ MORE: Buhari Flags-off […]

ACCI Encourages Indian Energy Manufacturers To Set-up Factories in Nigeria

The First Vice President of Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Alhaji Al-Mujtaba Abubakar has urged Indian energy manufacturing companies to consider coming to Nigeria to establish their factories in Nigeria. Alhaji Abubakar stated this on Friday during a virtual meeting with the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), […]

MOMAN, Other Downstream Players Hail FG, Pledge Support for Deregulation

Press Release …As Kyari Assures of Resolution of Forex Issues Stakeholders in the Downstream Sector of the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry, including the Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), have lauded the Federal Government for the courage to tackle the challenges in the Downstream Sector frontally. A press release by the Corporation’s spokesman, […]

Kano-Niger Republic Rail: Buhari commitment to Nigeria doubtful- Group

A group of elder statesmen have condemned Federal Government’s $1.9b  commitment to construct Kano – Niger Republic Rail project. The group in a statement Chief E K ClarkChief Ayo Adebanjo, Chief John Nwodo and DR Pogu Bitrus stated that announcement of the building of a $1.9b Rail from Kano to Niger Republic is one more reason that Gen […]

Sanwo-Olu Calls On Stakeholders To Consider Monthly Rent

The Lagos state government has urged stakeholders in the real estate sector to work out modalities for residents to pay house rents on monthly basis instead of yearly. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Lagos state governor, was speaking on Thursday during a policy roundtable dialogue with real estate stakeholders that held in Lekki. The roundtable, which was […]

NEPZA, C/Rivers Govt. agree on steps to revamp Calabar Free Trade Zone

The Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA) and the Cross Rivers Government had agreed to take steps to immediately commence the revamping of   the Calabar free trade zone. The two authorities agreed on the measures to restore the status of the zone when Prof. Adesoji Adesugba, the Managing Director of the Authority paid the Cross […]

UK DFI Holds Virtual Visit to Nigeria, Assesses Covid-19 Impact

CDC Group reiterates commitment to economic development and growth recovery beyond crisis.CDC Group’s Chief Executive, Nick O’Donohoe and Chairman, Graham Wrigley, led a delegation of its Board members on a virtual visit to Nigeria on the 21st and 22nd of September. CDC Group is the UK’s development finance institution and impact investor. Funded by the […]

USAID /Power Africa Announces 2.6m in Health are Electrification Grants

USAID/Power Africa Announces $2.6Million In Healthcare Electrification Grants To Solar Energy Companies In Nine Countries In Sub-Saharan Africa Power Africa, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), announces grants totaling $2,620,650 to solar energy companies to provide reliable, affordable off-grid electricity to nearly 300 healthcare facilities in sub-Saharan Africa. A statement by the […]

Chief of Air Staff Weds Minister of Humanitarian Affairs

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has married the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq. Multiple sources confirmed last night that the wedding Fatiha took place on Friday, September 18, 2020, at the Maitama Juma’a Mosque in Abuja. “It is true that the chief of […]

Tony Elumelu and Two Others Named In TIME’s 100 Most Influential People 2020 List

TIME has named Tony O. Elumelu, one of Africa’s leading investors and philanthropists, in the 2020 TIME100, the annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. The list, now in its seventeenth year, recognises the activism, innovation, and achievement of the world’s most influential individuals. Mr Elumelu, who is one of only four Africans on […]

40 Companies Bid for NEPZA Constituency Projects

The Nigeria Export Processing Zones (NEPZA) says a total of 40 companies have expressed interest to execute some of the Authority’s constituency projects earmarked for 2020. The category B of the projects includes: Empowerment of Girls and Women on Entrepreneurship and Skills in Ogoja Iyala,/Bekwara,/Obudu/Obanliku in Cross River North, Entrepreneurship Training/ Grant Provision for Women […]

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