NESG, ICRC sign collaboration MoU to accelerate Nigeria’s PPPs

President Muhammadu Buhari receives NESG working document from Kyari Bukar, the Chairman Nigerian Economic Summit Group, NESG, during a courtesy visit by the Board and Management of the Nigeria Economic Summit Group (NESG) at the State House in Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. JAN 22 2018

The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) and the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) have entered into an agreement to collaborate in enhancing the accelerated delivery of infrastructure in Nigeria through Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) and other forms of private sector participation in infrastructure delivery. The signing of the MoU reflects the appreciation of the roles of […]

Low Nigeria-Indonesia trade blamed on poor non-oil export

Bagus Wicaksena, director, Indonesia Trade Promotion Centre (ITPC), has disclosed that the non-development of Nigeria’s non-oil sector was the reason for the low volume of trade between Indonesia and Nigeria. Wicaksena said while Nigeria’s non-oil exports to Indonesia had risen by 300 per cent since the introduction of new policies on ease of doing business […]

Nigerian govt releases N750bn 2017 capital budget

Kemi Adeosun, Nigeria's finance minister and Yemi Osibanjo, Vice president

Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Finance said it has started the release of N750 billion capital appropriation in the 2017 budget to ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs). Kemi Adeosun, the minister of finance, disclosed this Tuesday while appearing before the Senate committee on finance as part of the 2018 Budget Defence. She said most accounts of […]

Company urges blockchain technology in Nigeria’s gold mining to achieve sustainable economy

Africa Mutual Resources, an Australian Company, has appealed to Nigeria to adopt Blockchain Technology in the mining of gold to boost its diversification drive and achieve sustainable economy. Lee Purves, the company’s director, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Tuesday that blockchain technology, a digital ledger system, smart and transparent technology […]

More French firms to invest in Nigeria

A delegation of the Movement of French Business (MEDEF), the first network of entrepreneurs in France, on Wednesday said that Nigeria would continue to attract more French companies. Phillip Labonne, The Head of the Delegation, according to NAN, said at a news conference in Lagos that Nigeria would continue to be a land of investment […]