Manufacturers insist Nigerians can do without some imported products

Manufacturers have said some products can be sufficiently produced locally to meet the demand of the people without relying on imported versions. Specifically, the pharmaceutical...

Demand for local Palm Oil spike on the ban of 41...

Nigeria’s ban on importers accessing foreign exchange for certain products is proving a boon for the country’s biggest palm-oil producer as it stokes demand...

Sport betting subscribers doubled up due to recession – Operator

Sports betting and lottery operators said on Monday that they were experiencing boost in their businesses as more people now patronise them. Some of...

ECOWAS pined West African economic decline on Nigeria GDP

Mareel Souza, President, ECOWAS Commission, has attributed the decline in economic activities in the West African region in 2016 to the sharp drop in...

‘Senate gave measures to follow in putting an end to recession’

The Senate has given the Federal Government guidelines to follow in putting an end to the economic recession facing the country. The Senate President, Bukola...

China is confident economy grew 6.7 pct in 2016

China is confident to have reached an economic growth of 6.7 percent in 2016, within a targeted range set earlier in the year, Vice...

FX Regime: 3 million maritime employee may lose jobs

Maritime activities closed on Friday with the President, Shippers Association Lagos State, Mr Jonathan Nicol, saying that the floating exchange rate might shed three...

Nigeria to tackle liquidity challenge facing power sector

The Nigerian Government has made budgetary provisions to provide a more aggressive funding of the power sector.Special Adviser to the President on Economic Matters, Office...

Poor budget practices is responsible for recession – Utomi

An economist, Prof. Pat Utomi, has said that poor budget management process is responsible for the current economic recession in Nigeria and not the...

Way Out Of Recession: National Assembly invite Buhari to a joint...

National Assembly has invited President Muhammadu Buhari to brief a Joint Session of the Assembly on steps being taken to steer the nation out...

AFREXIM Bank, ICCO, NEXIM Bank others restate recommit to cocoa sector...

In the bid to revive the cocoa Industry in the country, the Afreximbank and the International Cocoa Organization (ICCO) have met with the Bank...

INTERVIEW: ‘How government can encourage growth in 2017’

Dr Frank Udemba Jacobs, President of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) in this interview with Bukola Aroloye speaks on the nation’s manufacturing landscape, expectation...

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