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Nigeria, Sri Lanka strengthen economic ties

The President, Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), Adetokunbo Kayode, on Friday underscored the need for Nigeria and Sri Lanka to work closely to deliver on specific programmes, projects and activities.

Nigeria, Russia to sign business agreement on pre-paid metres production

The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), on Friday said that Nigeria and Russia would sign a Memorandum of Understanding on production of pre-paid meter to bridge the gap that currently exists in the sector.
The Bangladesh High Commissioner to Nigeria, Shameen Ahsan, has called for the strengthening of its international relations with Nigeria to harness investment potential that abounds in both countries.

Bangladesh seeks strong investment relations with Nigeria

The Bangladesh High Commissioner to Nigeria, Shameen Ahsan, has called for the strengthening of its international relations with Nigeria to harness investment potential that abounds in both countries.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Abuja trade fair extended to October 2

The on-going 2019 Abuja International Trade Fair (2019AITF) organised by the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) has been extended to Wednesday, October 2.
Hadiza Bala Usman

NPA partners ministry, agencies to end port gridlock

The Nigerian Ports Authority has said that it would partner the Ministry of Works and Housing and other relevant agencies to rehabilitate port access roads to stop gridlocks around the seaports.
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

Federal government pledges support for SMEs to grow

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday in Abuja, reiterated Federal Government’s commitment to provide Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) with the needed support to grow.

Chamber: Abuja trade fair to feature 45 foreign companies

The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) says the forthcoming 2019 Abuja International Trade Fair will feature 45 foreign companies to strengthen businesses, trade and investment opportunities in the country.
This picture taken on Tuesday, July 17, shows trucks completely blocking a section of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway at Second Rainbow inward Mile 2, and commercial buses driving against traffic.

How to decongest Apapa port – expert

A trade expert, Dr Olumuyiwa Alaba, has urged the Federal Government to introduce electronic call-up system to sanitise truck movement for speedy decongestion of Apapa port.

Federal government spent N610.2 billion servicing N13 trillion domestic debts in Q1

Within a three-month period, covering January to March this year, the Federal Government spent the sum of N610.2bn paying interest on its domestic debts.

Abuja chamber advises President Buhari on AfCFTA challenges

The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), has urged the Federal Government to formulate policies that will tackle challenges of regulations and competitiveness of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA).

Manufacturing sector’s output drops by N78 billion in three months

The manufacturing sector recorded a decline of about N77.92bn in output in the first quarter of this year, figures obtained from the National Bureau of Statistics have revealed.

Abuja chamber wants federal government to adopt global best practice to support SMEs

The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) has called on the Federal Government to adopt the global best practice of funding Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency will monitor campaign funds donated to political parties for the 2019 elections as well as donors’ identities.

Ibrahim Magu tasks politicians on electoral campaign promises

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has urged political office holders to be mindful of their campaign promises upon which they were elected to office, and be ready to deliver on them.
Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission

Official: NCC plans to develop local content policy to reduce youth unemployment

Prof. Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice-Chairman (EVC), Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says the commission is ready to fully develop local content policy in the country, to reduce youth unemployment.
Emeka Obegolu

Abuja Chamber sets up committee to check government contracts

The Dispute Resolution Centre of Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) has set up a committee to address issues around the resolution of disputes arising from the award and execution of public contracts.

Industrialists, experts react to planned VAT hike

Industrialists and experts have opposed the idea of increase in the rate of Value Added Tax (VAT) in Nigeria.

Abuja chamber boss urges federal government to sign ACFTA

Prince Adetokunbo Kayode, president Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), has said the continued refusal of the Federal Government to sign African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) has become a national shame, in view of the prominent position of Nigeria in African trade.

CPC: Healthy competition grows businesses

Mr Babatunde Irukera, the Director-General, Consumer Protection Council (CPC), said a good competition regime would aid the growth of businesses in the country.

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Director of Information, National Assembly Abuja, Rawlings Agada, has said the sum of N37 billion, approved for the renovation of the National assembly complex may not be enough for the work.

National Assembly urged to strengthen oversight on defence sector

Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has urged the National Assembly to strengthen its legislative oversight on defence in order to restore integrity, reduce leakages and promote accountability in the defence and security sector.

NOC to inaugurate commissions in Lagos on Wednesday

In a landmark event in the annals of the Olympic Movement history in Nigeria, the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) has concluded plans to formally inaugurate it’s various Commissions on Wednesday in Lagos.

Ivorian legend Didier Drogba to play in Australian bushfire charity game

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba will team up with the likes of former Manchester United duo Dwight Yorke and Ji-sung Park in a charity match in Australia to raise money following the fires which have left more than 30 dead and thousands of homes destroyed since September.
Alexis Sanchez believes his failure to shine in a dismal 18 months at Manchester United prior to joining Inter Milan on loan was due to a lack of opportunities.

Manchester United rule out Alexis Sanchez permanent move to Inter Milan

Manchester United are reportedly ready to bring Alexis Sanchez back to the club for next season once his loan at Inter Milan ends, ruling out any hope of a permanent deal.

Governor Bello takes oath of office for second term

Yahaya Bello of Kogi State was on Monday inaugurated for a second term in office with a pledge to develop the state into Nigeria’s foremost and most secure emerging commercial hub.