Africa: LCCI seek new ministry of aviation and tourism


The Lagos Chamber of Commerce & Industry (LCCI) has called on the Federal Government to emplace a new Ministry of Aviation and Tourism. LCCI made the call in a communiqué issued by the Chamber and signed by its Vice President/ Chairman, Trade Promotion Board, at the end of their International Investment Conference in Lagos. Said the communiqué: ‘“Government should consider […]

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African Economy: South Africa overtakes Nigeria as largest economy in dollar value

Nigeria has lost its position as Africa’s largest economy to South African in dollar terms. This came as the rand recorded gains to close at 13.2805 per dollar, with the naira weakening at 2.7 per cent, to N320 to $1, at the close of business yesterday. From a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) value of $510 billion to the present assessed […]

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African Trade: Ambode plans ‘world class convention centre’ in Lagos

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode recently revealed that his administration is working towards developing a top class international convention centre that would boost trade and investments. The governor spoke at the Lagos House, Ikeja when he received a delegation from the Lagos Chambers of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) led by its President, Chief Dr. (Mrs.) Nike Akande. He said a […]

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