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…

Strategic Plan to Enhance Trade in Nigeria, Others Launched

A new Strategic Plan launched by the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) seeks to deepen efforts to assist least developed countries (LDCs) benefit from trade. The goals of the new plan are to improve the trade environment for LDCs so there is inclusive and sustainable growth, and to increase their exports and access to international markets.…

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…

Toyin Sanni Launches Her Book ‘Riding The Eagle’, An Investment Guide on Nigeria

Seasoned Nigerian Investment Banker Mrs Toyin Sanni today at the Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE) launched her book “Riding the Eagle: A Guide to Investing in Nigeria”. The event brought together stakeholders in the financial services sector and the capital market. Giving his opening remarks the Chief Executive of the NSE, Mr Oscar Onyema, noted that the…

Speculators mop up land in Lagos’ $15bn free trade zone

Some real estate investors/developers and speculators are raising stake in land purchase in Ibeju-Lekki communities, home of Lekki Free Trade Zone (LFTZ), Lagos, New Telegraph has learnt. According to investigation, more than 200 property firms, business owners and home seekers are jostling for space in the corridor, acquiring large expanse of lands, while others have…

Afreximbank, UK’s CDC Group sign $100m agreement for trade

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and the United Kingdom’s CDC Group Plc at the weekend in Casablanca, Morocco, signed a $100-million master risk participation agreement to support Afreximbank’s Trade Facilitation Programme. Under the terms of the risk participation arrangement, CDC will provide unfunded risk participation to Afreximbank as the Bank provides trade finance products that…