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06
Nov
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A New Economic Philosophy for Africa

There is a growing interest in entrepreneurs as the solution to contemporary global challenges—climate change, poverty, and disease. This view of entrepreneurs is also awash in Africa. Back in 2011,…

27
Oct
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Making cities competitive – What will it take?

Cities are the future. They are where people live and work. They are where growth happens and where innovation takes place. But they are also poles of poverty and, much…

18
Jun
Ebola News

MERS versus Ebola: A tale of two epidemics

In case you missed it, South Korea is in the grips of a Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) epidemic. Surprisingly, there is yet to be visible attempts to contain the disease in…

08
Jan
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Harvard Shorenstein Center appoints Mordi to advisory board

The National Competitiveness Council of Nigeria (NCCN) says its chief executive, Matthias Chika Mordi, has been appointed to the board of Harvard University’s Shorenstein Center. The Shorenstein Center on Media,…

22
Dec
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Moody’s: Nigeria’s credit quality supported by relatively strong economy and low debt position, but lower oil prices to pressure public finances

New York, December 22, 2014 — Nigeria (Ba3 stable) benefits from a resilient economy and robust fiscal position, although the recent drop in oil prices will likely put pressure on…

16
Dec
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Guardian: ICT’s contribution to Nigeria’s GDP hits $50b, attracts $6b investments

  NIGERIA’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector’s contributions to the country’s rebased Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has hit $50 billion, about 9.58 per cent. Also, the telecommunications sub-sector recorded…

15
Dec
NCCN Anti-Corruption Day

Thisday: NCCN Proffers Solution for Terminating Corruption in Nigeria

The National Competitiveness Council of Nigeria (NCCN) last week hosted a moderated panel discussion titled “Corruption- Complicity of the private sector: Challenges & Solutions” This event drew social media engagement…

14
Dec
NCCN Anti-Corruption Day

BusinessDay – Making Nigeria more competitive

In its quest to improve business competitiveness and ability to attract local and international investment, Nigeria launched the National Competitiveness Council (NCCN) in 2013. The council, which was inaugurated by…

10
Dec
NCCN Anti-Corruption Day

Agbakoba, Ijewere, others parley on ways to check graft

LEADING professionals in business and law yesterday deliberated on the need to tackle corruption in Nigeria and create a transparent economy. The professionals, which include the former President of the…

10
Dec
NCCN Anti-Corruption Day

Proshare: National Competitiveness Council: The Fight Against Corruption adjudged successful

On Tuesday, December 9, The National Competitiveness Council of Nigeria (NCCN) hosted a moderated panel discussion titled “Corruption- Complicity of the private sector: Challenges & Solutions”. This event drew social…

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