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  • 50 Entrepreneurs Shortlisted By BoI For N2bn MSMEs Fund

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    No fewer than 50 entrepreneurs would benefit in the first tranche of the Bank of Industry (BoI) ‎loan scheme in Sokoto State. Acting managing director ‎of BoI, Mr. Waheed Olagunju, who disclosed this recently, said the bank  instituted N2billion loan scheme to enhance entrepreneurial development in Sokoto State in collaboration with the ‎state government, with…

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  • CPC, Communications Ministry Collaborate To End Telecoms Abuses

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    The minister of communications technology, Barrister Adebayo Shittu, at the weekend said his ministry and the Consumer Protection Council (CPC) need to collaborate to save Nigerians from increasing consumer abuses in the telecom sector. The minister made the assertion at the weekend when the director- general of the Consumer Protection Council (CPC), Mrs. Dupe Atoki…

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  • ‘Nigeria, Best Place For Investments With Maximum Returns’

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    The chairman, chief executive officer of Bon Hotels Grand Pela and Suites Abuja, Mr  Peter Nwakeze, has said irrespective of the economic situation globally, that Nigeria continues to remain the best place for investments guaranteed to yield maximum returns. According to him, local and international investors should take a cue from the mult-i billion investment…

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  • PEBEC Commences Work On Priority Areas

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    The Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) launched by the federal government to drive its efforts  to identify and reduce bureaucratic processes and regulations that impede the private sector  has commenced work on three Priority Reform Areas. The reforms are various stages of implementation. Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelahmah, made this disclosure…

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  • SMEDAN Decries Poor Funding

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    The director-general of Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), Dr. Dikko Umaru Radda, has said that the agency was not sufficiently funded. Radda also stressed the need for better coordination among  agencies of government ,saying at the moment , there were a lot of overlappng of functions that had almost crippled the…

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  • NEPC, CBI Empower Exporters

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    The Centre for Promotion of Imports from developing countries (CBI) is collaborating with Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) in building capacity for exporters to further boost the contribution of non-oil exports to the Nigerian economy. This was made known at the opening of a 2-Day National Strategic Conference on SME Export Development in Abuja, yesterday….

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  • Passengers’ Luggage: NCAA Sanctions Arik, Orders Payment Of $150 Per Passenger

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    The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority NCAA is to sanction Arik air for its inability to ferry passengers luggage 48 hours after arrival at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, (MMIA) Lagos. The Director Consumer Protection Directorate of NCAA, Mr Abdullahi Adamu, who disclosed this yesterday in an interview with aviation correspondents at the International wing of…

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  • Nigeria Makes Strong Case At CFTA Negotiations In Ethiopia

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    The Nigerian government is providing strong proactive leadership for trade integration in Africa at the on-going Continental Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) negotiations at the African Union (AU) Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The country’s negotiating team led by the minister of industry, trade and investment, Dr Okechukwu Enelamah, is pushing for a CFTA that would…

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  • 14 % Interest Rate Affecting Local Manufacturers – MAN

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    The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has complained that local production in Nigeria has been made weaker by the country’s decision to stick to its 14 per cent interest rate amid economic stagflation. The MAN president, Frank Jacobs, told newsmen in Lagos, yesterday, that domestic production had fallen and the case may worsen soon if…

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