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CBN to revive 20 textile companies

Plans are underway by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to revive at least 20 textile companies before the end of the 2019. The apex bank had taken the first step in the journey to revive the sector with the flag-off of input distribution to 100,000 cotton farmers, as well as cultivating 100,000 hectares in […]

Abuja hosts Nigeria-Russia Business Forum 2019

By Lubem Gena The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) in collaboration with Nigeria-Russia Business Council (NRBC) and Expotech Tour Ltd of Russia are organising Nigeria-Russia Business Forum, (NRBF) 2019 which promises to be an important platform for entrepreneurs and investors who are active in the rapidly growing economies. In a joint press release […]

ABEF urges African businesses to dive in to the Blue Economy

Africa Blue Economy Forum (ABEF) comes to Tunis on June 25-26; Confirmed speakers include Government ministers and officials from Gabon, Ghana, Morocco, Somaliland, Tunisia and Seychelles; Aims to raise awareness of the economic, social and environmental benefits of the Blue Economy. African businesses are being challenged to wake up to the economic, social and environmental […]

NLC warns Ngige

…Want Kokori as new NSITF board chair By Victor Akaa, Abuja The Nigerian Labour Congress has expressed displeasure over the protracted and tactical delay as well as refusal of the Minister of Labour and Employment Dr. Chris Ngige to inaugurate the board of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF). The National President of NLC Ayuba […]

FG commits to completion of 2nd Niger Bridge

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday inspected the onging construction work on the second Niger Bridge in Onitsha and affirmed government’s commitment to early completion of the work. Osinbajo who started the inspection from Asaba axis with Governor Ifanyi Okowa of Delta state, said that the Niger Bridge was very important for the economy of […]