Home / Business and Economy (page 5)

Business and Economy

Lagos true role model for growing businesses in Nigeria – FG …Friendly business environment key to improved GDP, says Ambode

The Federal Government on Thursday described Lagos State as a true model of the vision of improving on the ease of doing business and turning Nigeria into one of the easiest and most attractive places for investors in the world. Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr Okechukwu Enelamah, who …

Read More »

Hosting African Maritime Administrations wil boost Nigeria’s maritime hub status – Peterside …Conference to create opportunities to grow economy.

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said that the hosting of the Association of African Maritime Administrations (AAMA) will boost Nigeria’s quest of emerging a hub of maritime destination for the West and Central African region. The Director General, who …

Read More »

Nigerdock boosts local content with delivery of EGINA FPSO fabricated structures

  Leading indigenous energy services company, Nigerdock, has given a further boost to local content drive in Nigeria having successfully fabricated and loaded out structures for the Egina Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) Project. These structures were fabricated in-country at Nigerdock fabrication yard located at Snake Island Integrated Free …

Read More »

NCS promotes 3,487 Customs Officers

Following Presidential approval, the Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (Rtd) has released the promotion of 3,487 Senior Officers to various ranks. The promotion was strictly based on merit, considering the cumulative scores from examination, oral interview and seniority. A breakdown of the promotion shows: DC-CC=17, AC-DC=27, CSC         -AC=156, SC-CSC=62, …

Read More »

Forex: CBN opens special window for SMEs …begins massive sale with $141m …sells $10,000 each to BDCs

 The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has opened a special Forex window for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to enable SMEs import eligible finished and semi-finished items not exceeding $20,000 for an enterprise per quarter. Isaac Okorafor, the CBN spokesman, disclosed this on Monday, April 10, 2017, explaining that the …

Read More »

Heritage Bank partners Workforce Group to promote impactful leadership

   Heritage Bank Plc, Nigeria’s most innovative banking service provider, has partnered Workforce Group in a bid to enhance impactful leadership that will contribute to the financial performance of any organisation. Speaking at a Learning & Development Leaders Conference organised by Workforce Group in Lagos, Monday, Mrs. Tochi Onuoha, Head, …

Read More »

Nigerdock drives to deepen Nigeria – UK relations; attract more investments

  The new British Deputy High Commissioner for Lagos, Laure Beaufils, visited Snake Island Integrated Free Zone (SIIFZ) to see first-hand the significant potential to further strengthen the bilateral relationship between the United Kingdom and Nigeria, by enabling UK businesses to partner with Jagal Energy and Nigerdock and to promote …

Read More »

“Vacate Enugu state now,” Assembly orders Electricity Distribution Company; Protesters storm Assembly against EEDC

From: Madu Ezenoha , Enugu Enugu state House of Assembly has passed a motion ordering Enugu Electricity Distributon Company (EEDC) to vacate the state, describing the firm as “a criminal enterprise”. The development came Friday following a motion sponsored by Hon. Christian Chinedu Nwamba,  member representing Nsukka East state constituency …

Read More »

Union Bank tutors over 3000 students on financial literacy

   Executives of Union Bank, one of Nigeria’s most-respected financial institutions celebrated Financial Literacy Day on March 30, 2017 by teaching students across Nigeria about the merits of saving. The CEO, Emeka Emuwa; Executive Director, Commercial Banking; Emeka Okonkwo, Head, Group Corporate Strategy, Lola Cardoso, Head of Human Resources, Miyen …

Read More »

Baryte miners, processors urged to scale up process …..as Minister urges oil companies to patronize local market

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has called on miners and processors of baryte in the country to process their products to the required standard that would attract patronage from the Oil and Gas companies operating in the country. Dr. Fayemi, along with the Minister of  …

Read More »