$4.73bn investment identified in agric, transport focus labs – Udoma

The Federal Government, has disclosed that through the Economic Recovery Growth Plan  (ERGP) initiated about one and half year ago, about 4.7 billion dollars investment has been identified in agriculture and transport focus labs with a potential to create about 129, 000 jobs. Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, Minister of Budget and National Planning  .whose ministry […]

E-Commerce week: African ministers brainstorm on digital entrepreneurship

The Minister of Trade, Informal Sector, Consumer Affairs, Local Product Promotion and SMEs, chaired on Monday afternoon in Nairobi a panel organized by the African Performance Institute, led by Ibrahima Nour Eddine DIAGNE. This panel was held on the margins of the African E-commerce Week organized for the first time in Africa by UNCTAD. The high-level […]

Shell emerges local content operator of the year

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) has emerged the Local Content Operator of the Year 2018 at the Annual Oil Industry Achievement Awards Dinner of the Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria (PETAN) an association of indigenous technical oilfield service companies in the upstream and downstream sectors. This marks the record third time […]

Kayode’s Day of Glory at Abuja Chamber by Olawale Rasheed

 Nigeria is a nation with men of great ideas and propositions. The tragedy has been that few, very minute number, ever succeeds in getting their ideas realized. Former defence and Justice Minister, Adetokunbo Kayode, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, was a lucky man. Before his eye, his brilliant expositions emerged a living reality right before […]

Watch List: Commission sets sights on counterfeit, piracy hotspots

The Commission’s new Counterfeit and Piracy Watch List, published today, names websites and physical marketplaces outside the EU that are reported to engage in, facilitate or benefit from substantial counterfeiting and piracy. These activities undermine intellectual property rights of EU companies and creators, harm businesses and jobs and risk consumers’ health and safety. The Watch […]