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30
Oct
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NCCN holds discourse on Sub-National Competitiveness in Nigeria – Proshare

As part of its efforts in driving the viability of States in Nigeria, the National Competitiveness Council of Nigeria today hosted a press panel discourse on the theme “Competitiveness: The…

27
Oct
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National Competitiveness Council of Nigeria’s State Competitive Index to Help Spur Growth-Friendly Policy

The National Competitiveness Council of Nigeria (NCCN), will launch Nigeria’s first Sub-National Competitive Index on November 2, a move that will help spur growth-friendly policies. The index evaluates the competitiveness of Nigeria’s 36…

28
Sep
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FG to launch second action plan on ease of doing business

The Federal Government on Tuesday, took stock of its achievements in the Presidential Enabling Businesses Environment Council (PEBEC), designed to facilitate the ease of doing business in Nigeria. The Minister…

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…

08
Oct
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Why West Africa Is Not Competitive – CNBC Africa

The ability to access finance and weak infrastructure are some of the impediments hindering regional growth, Matthias Chika Mordi, Chief Executive, National Competitiveness Council of Nigeria told CNBC Africa. Mordi…

18
Jun
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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…

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