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IFS Senior Fellow Says Gov’t Is Choking Economy With Too Many Dev’t Projects

IFS Senior Fellow Says Gov’t Is Choking Economy With Too Many Dev’t Projects

A Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) wants the government to reduce the number of development initiatives it is pursuing, and focus on only a few within a particular time frame. Dr Said Boakye says the Nana Akufo-Addo-led administration risks accomplishing little if its capital-intensive projects like Planting for Food and […]

Nigeria Woos Italian Businessmen To  Invest

By Joseph Edegbo Kaduna (Nigeria)–Speaker of the Nigerian House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has urged Italian business community to take advantage of the ongoing reforms by President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration to invest in Nigeria. Dogara spoke in Rome, Italy when he met with leaders of Nigerian community in Italy and some Italian businessmen at a […]

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Nigerian Market Fire: Dangote Presents N.5billion To Rehabilitate Kano Traders

By Joseph Edegbo Kaduna(Nigeria)- Succour came the way of the over a thousand traders affected by the Kano Market fire disasters few months ago as the renowned business mogul, Aliko Dangote made good his promise and donated a whooping sum of N500m to rehabilitate them. The donation which came through the Aliko Dangote Foundation, was […]

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Local Content: Gulping Billions Of Dollars With Unfeasible Results In Oil And Gas Sector Of Nigeria

In this report, Odimegwu Onwumere unearths that the utilisation of the local content in the oil and gas sector is still a tall dream since the Nigeria Oil and Gas Industry Content Development Act was enacted in 2010; and $380b dollars or more have been lost in 50 years in the industry, upon the billions […]

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Cooperative Societies Life Wire Of Nigeria’s Economy, Says A Vice Chancellor

 By Amos Tauna The Vice Chancellor of the Kaduna State University, Professor Mohammad Tanko, has said that cooperative societies are the life wire of the economy of Nigeria if properly harnessed. He observed that it is only in cooperative societies that one could be given loan the would his or her life, stressing that government […]

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Dangote Cement Acounts For 65% Of Nigeria’s Market Volume, Appoints Joseph Makoju As MD/CEO 

  By Joseph Edegbo , Kaduna (Nigeria) — Leading pan African cement manufacturer, the Dangote Cement has maintained its strong hold in the Nigeria domestic cement market accounting for 65 percent of the country’s market volume. The Cement company has in the past months expanded its operations across Africa with the coming on stream of […]

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Business Man Calls On Nigeria To Create Enabling Environment For Investors

By Peter Usman Abuja (Nigeria) — Chairman of Paradise Production Limited, Ambassador Israel Chukwuma Edward, has called on Nigeria to create the enabling environment that would woo investors into the country. This according to him will also encourage small and medium scale industries to strive towards boosting the economy of Nigeria. Mr. Edward made the call […]

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Entrepreneur Challenges Wealthy Nigerians To Invest In Industrialisation

By Peter Usman Abuja (Nigeria) — Managing Director, Aqua Rapha Investment Nigeria Limited, Sunday Nwankwo Reginald asked wealthy Nigerians to invest in industrialization for the purpose of creating massive jobs for the teeming jobless Nigerians. Reginald, who gave the advise at the Annual Dinner /Diamond Award and Fellowship Conference of the Institute of Polymer Engineers […]

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