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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), […]

ACCI to Hold 15th Abuja International Trade Fair

The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) is set to host the 15th Edition of the Abuja International Trade Fair in October with the theme “Trade and Commerce Beyond Borders” at the Abuja Trade & Convention Centre, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, Expressway, (Airport Road), Abuja, Nigeria. The opening ceremony is scheduled to take place on […]

Visa Ban: FG Warns UK, US Against Disrespecting Nigeria’s Sovereignty

The Federal Government has warned the United States and United Kingdom not to disrespect the sovereignty of the country by judging over the conduct of Nigerians in the country.  The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a statement by the ministry’s spokesperson, Ferdinand Nwonye said the US and UK have expressed their intention to take punitive […]

IMF Lending During the Pandemic and Beyond

By Robert Gregory, Huidan Lin, and Martin Mühleisen In the face of unprecedented uncertainty and the severe economic impact triggered by COVID-19, the Fund continues to adapt its lending. At the same time, it aims to ensure realistic targets, uphold the credibility of programs, and foster national ownership. To date, the Fund has provided financial assistance, mainly through […]

Election Riggers: US Imposes Visa Restrictions On Those Undermining Democratic Process

The United States government has imposed visa restrictions on Nigerians who are responsible for undermining democratic processes. This was disclosed in a statement issued by the department spokesperson, Morgan Ortagus on Monday and published on the US embassy website. The statement said the United States Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo said the Visa ban will be imposed on […]

FG Hails Pearlena Igbokwe on Promotion To Chair of Universal Studio

The Federal Government has congratulated Nigerian-born Pearlena Igbokwe on her recent promotion to Chairman of the Universal Studio Group, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies. In a statement issued in Abuja on Monday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said the Federal Government is very […]

NAHCON, Ja’iz Sign Agreement on Hajj Savings Scheme

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, on Thursday signed an agreement for the take off of the Hajj Savings Scheme. The ceremony, according to a statement by the Commission’s Head of Public Relations, Fatima Sanda Usara, was attended by representative of Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, representative of the Minister […]

Devt Plan: Buhari Appoints Peterside, Zainab Ahmed, Adetokunbo Kayode, Others into National Steering Committee

*Plans to Lift 100m Nigerians out of poverty President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr Atedo Peterside, Dr Zainab Ahmed, Prince Adetokunbo Kayode among others into the National Steering Committee to oversee the development of the Nigeria Agenda 2050 and Medium-Term National Development Plan (MTNDP) to succeed Vision 20:2020 and the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan […]

Public Procurement Key to Recovery-UNCTA

Strategic government spending on goods and services can increase the uptake of sustainability standards in the wake of COVID-19, driving our sustainable development ambitions.As governments respond with unprecedented spending to combat the coronavirus pandemic, a new report released by the United Nations Forum on Sustainability Standards (UNFSS), urges them to ensure public procurement does no […]

NIS Uploads 15,000 Stolen And Lost Travel Documents on Interpol Database

The Nigeria Immigration Service INTERPOL i-24/7, a major INTERPOL system supporting arm manned by Officers of the Nigeria Immigration Service at the unit in the Nigeria Immigration Service Headquarters, Abuja has uploaded about 15,000 Stolen and Lost Travel Documents (STLD) to INTERPOL Global System (IPSG) in Lyon, France. An statement signed Service Public Relations Officer, Deputy […]

27 Stranded Nigerian Ladies Return From Lebanon

The Federal Government has announced the return of 27 Nigerian girls stranded in Lebanon back to Nigeria.  Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced their return on Monday in a statement issued to newsmen in Abuja and signed by spokesperson of the Ministry, Ferdinand Nwonye.  The statement said they arrived via a charter flight and were received on […]

Ekiti State Solicits NEPZA Support On Special Economic Zone

Ekiti State Government has solicited the support of Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority, NEPZA in the establishment of Special Economic Zone in the State. The Governor of the State, Dr Kayode Fayemi made the appeal when he visited the Managing Director of NEPZA, Professor Adesoji Adesugba in Abuja. Fayemi said the move became necessary to […]

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