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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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  • AfDB Board Approves €50m Investment Package For Africa

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    The board of directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB), has  approved  a €50-million package of investments in various angel, venture, seed, accelerator and incubator funds with the aim of funding innovative start-ups and early stage small businesses across Africa. The Boost Africa Investment Programme seeks to invest in truly innovative businesses, mostly operated by…

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