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France, Germany, Japan plan film schools in Nigeria – envoy

French, German and Japanese Embassies in Nigeria are collaborating on setting up film schools in the country, says Denys Gauer, French Ambassador to Nigeria.

Lagos contributed 73% to Nigeria’s ease of doing business rating – Governor Ambode

Lagos State alone contributed 73 per cent to the 2018 World Bank’s rating of Nigeria on the ease of doing business, a global competitive index for measuring business regulations, the state governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has said.

Apapa ports not designed for haulage trucks but rail transport

The Apapa ports in Lagos were designed for goods to be transported by rail from the ports to the hinterlands, the state Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode said on Wednesday.

Federal govt’s priority is creating better environment for investments – Udoma Udoma

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, says Nigeria’s priority is to create a better environment for businesses to thrive in the country.

France-Nigeria trade relation reached N750bn in Q1 – French envoy

To this end, Gauer stressed that this has made Nigeria France’s first commercial partner in sub-Saharan Africa, adding that recently, Business France, an agency in charge of assisting French companies abroad, opened an office in Lagos to strengthen the effort.

France express willingness to collaborate with Nigeria on tourism

Mr Denys Gauer, French Ambassador to Nigeria, has expressed that country’s willingness to partner with Nigeria in its tourism sector to further boost its development.

Some Nigerians in the Diaspora remit funds to support IPOB – report

Intelligence reports by the Federal Government as revealed by top security source have led to the discovery of an account in Paris into which some Nigerians in the Diaspora remit funds in support of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

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