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…

Agro-allied business leaders present solutions, techs at agro-food fair today

Global leaders in agricultural businesses and leading Nigerian players in the agro-food and pack industry will today learn from one another, do know-how transfers, discuss innovations and business at the Landmark Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos.Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Fairtrade Messe GmbH & Co.KG, Martin Maerz, disclosed this to The Guardian last weekend. The…

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,…

Shippers’ Council targets 30% reduction in cost of clearing goods

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council, NSC, has said that it is working towards a 30 percent reduction in the cost of clearing goods in the Nigerian ports following an agreement to this effect with terminal operators and shipping companies operating in Nigeria. Speaking at a one day enlightenment seminar organized by the Council in collaboration with…

CBN projects 3% GDP growth in 2019

Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, yesterday, projected that Nigeria’s Gross Domestic (GDP) growth will rise to three percent in 2019 as against 1.93 percent recorded in 2018. In a keynote address delivered at the BusinessDay Post Election Economic Agenda conference in Lagos, Emefiele also said the apex bank will maintain its…

At NBCC forum, envoy woos stakeholders to Brexit opportunities

The Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) has engaged stakeholders and member partners of the commission to a quarterly advocacy group breakfast session, ahead of the United Kingdom’s planned exit from the European Union.The move was to discuss impact and opportunities for key stakeholders within the Nigerian and British business communities in relations to trade in…