Stakeholders in the Nigerian economic project have been called upon to engage critically in the promotion of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), noting that the SMEs remain the major platform on which Nigeria’s full economic potentials can be achieved.
The Consul-General of the People’s Republic of China in Lagos, Liu Kan, on Wednesday said that the trade volume between Nigeria and China in the last seven months hit a record N1.7 trillion ($10.3 billion).
The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) on Tuesday said local refining of the nation’s crude remained the only way to stem the effects of declining crude oil prices on the Nigerian economy.
The Agricultural Transformation Agenda (ATA) of the Federal Government under the present administration of President Goodluck Jonathan has recorded impressive economic revival in Delta State, the State Director, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr. Felix Kehis has said.
The Federal Government is intensifying the implementation of expansion projects for cocoa processing and manufacturing in order to claim a greater share of the annual $200bn global market for finished goods made from cocoa.
The Federal Government has dragged the Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC) Limited and Coca-Cola Nigeria Limited and their Chief Executives before a Federal High Court in Abuja for criminal breach of the Consumer Protection Council (CPC) Act.