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Sub-National Index – Press Panel Discussion 30/10/2017

  • In anticipation for the launch of the sub-national index, the NCCN organised a press panel discussion to pre-empt   commemorate the United Nations mandated “International Corruption Day”, the National Competitiveness Council of Nigeria (NCCN) partnered with the Clean Business Practice Initiative (CBPI) to host a moderated panel discussion.



COMPETITIVENESS : The Viable Path to Job Rich Inclusive Growth




Ahead of the subnational index launch the National Competiveness Council of Nigeria partnered with the Ford Foundation to host a Press Panel Discussion on the 30th of October 2017. The Chief Executive Officer of NCCN, Chika Mordi, alongside Olufemi Awoyemi CEO of Proshare and Oluseun Onigbinde Co-Founder of BudgIT, discussed competitiveness as ‘The Viable Path to Job Rich Inclusive. The goal of competitiveness is to create an economic climate inclusive enough to reduce poverty.

Following a brief introduction, the panelists were invited to give their insight on the reality of competitiveness in Nigeria. The panel highlighted the following points in regards to Nigeria and her economy.  A spotlight was thrown on Nigeria’s dependency on crude oil as the country lost the opportunity to revive other sources of foreign exchange earnings during the recession. Discussions centred around this dependence therefore leading to a greater challenge in an all-inclusive development of the Nigerian economy.


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Press Coverage

  • Proshare: NCCN holds discourse on Sub-National Competitiveness in Nigeria.

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  • ThisDay: Making Nigeria more competitive

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  • ThisDay: NCCN: ‘Nigeria has Gender Problem in the Workplace.

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  • Tribune: ‘Over reliance on crude oil bane of economic devt’ – NCCN

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