The Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti  Baru, yesterday said $48billion oil and gas investment opportunities have been identified in the country. Speaking on ‘Insights on Future Exploration Hotspots: Opportunities for Africa’s Oil & Gas Industry, at the 2019 International Petroleum Week conference in London, Baru urged investors to invest in…

NEPC moves to address impediments to non-oil export

The Nigerian Export Promotion Council on Monday met with stakeholders in the non-oil sector in order to address some of the impediments in the sector. The meeting held at the headquarters of the NEPC was specifically targeted at ensuring that Nigerian exports meet requisite international standards. Speaking at the event, the Executive Director/Chief Executive, NEPC,…

SEC emphasises need to attract, retain investments in Nigeria

The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, has urged stakeholders in the capital market to steps to attract and retain both local and foreign investments to stimulate economic growth and develop critical infrastructure necessary for the country’s development.  Acting Director General, SEC, Ms. Mary Uduk, gave this charge yesterday at the formal launch of the book…

Nigeria to benefit from UK’s £1.2bn digital inclusion fund

Nigeria is set to benefit from £1.2bn intervention fund, which the British government plans to pour into a number of countries to bridge access to communication. The Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof. Umar Danbatta, disclosed this following a meeting with a team from the United Kingdom’s Department of Foreign and International Development. Source:…