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Top five business risks for West Africa in 2018 - Control Risks report
18-12-2017 | 12:16:45
As Nigeria exits the recession of 2017, investor sentiment across West Africa is likely to experience uplift in 2018. Still, political uncertainty ahead of Nigeria’s 2019 presidential elections and on-going security concerns are among the key risks for businesses operating in the region.
Nigeria signs joint declaration on economic cooperation with European Free Trade Association
18-12-2017 | 12:04:50
Nigeria has signed a joint declaration on Economic Cooperation with the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on the sidelines of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) 11th Ministerial Conference.
[Startup Interview] Tobi Oludayomi, CEO, Studio 14, UK, Nigeria
30-10-2017 | 10:49:00
Tobi Oludayomi has for the last five years built from ground up, Studio 14 into a powerhouse that now works with high profile clients across Western and the West African market.
Nigeria enters league of steel exporters
24-10-2017 | 10:42:31
There is strong indication that after cement, Nigeria's steel industry is the next sector to watch as African Industries Group, the largest steel manufacturer in the country, has started exporting the product to Morocco, Egypt and Ghana.
NNPC Group MD encourages investors to establish oil refinery in Akwa Ibom State
12-10-2017 | 10:38:50
The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Kacalla Baru, has said that he had engaged investors to establish a refinery in Akwa Ibom State.
Aliko Dangote withdraws tie-up deal with PPC South Africa
09-10-2017 | 10:25:00
PPC said on Friday that Nigeria’s Dangote Cement has withdrawn its interest to tie-up with the South African firm, sending its shares more than 13% lower.
NNPC records $471.9m export receipts
09-10-2017 | 09:23:41
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC has announced a total export receipt of $471.90 million for the month of July 2017 as against $219.34 million posted in June 2017.
Buhari administration engages national assembly, chief justice in new ease of doing business action plan
26-09-2017 | 14:02:00
The Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC), which is chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, will, on Tuesday, consider new and specific initiatives to be implemented over a 60-day period in the National Action Plan 2.0.
Olam invests $150m to boost its Nigeria food business
19-09-2017 | 12:22:10
Olam International Ltd. invested $150 million in animal-feed mills and poultry farms in Nigeria as it seeks to boost its agribusiness venture in Africa’s biggest food market by population.
India collaborates with Nigeria to accelerate ICT growth
08-08-2017 | 11:09:23
The governments of India and Nigeria are set to forge closer cooperation in a determined effort to accelerate growth in Information and Communications Technology with a view to boost both countries’ economies.