• Declare emergency in critical sectors to revamp economy – LCCI tells Buhari

    Declare emergency in critical sectors to revamp economy – LCCI tells Buhari

    The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has charged President Muhammadu Buhari to declare emergency in some critical sectors to revive the country’s prostrate economy.

    Vice-President and Chairman, Trade Promotion Board, LCCI, Sola Oyetayo, revealed this during the chamber’s press conference to herald this year’s Lagos International Trade Fair in Lagos, yesterday.

    He said the president should take advantage of the diversification programmes and declare the much needed emergencies in these critical sectors to renew belief in the country’s ailing economy […]

  • Don’t force states to accept grazing reserve policy – LCCI warns FG

    Don’t force states to accept grazing reserve policy – LCCI warns FG

    The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and industry (LCCI) on Monday said that states should be allowed to promote and practise agriculture in the areas they have comparative advantages.

    Mr Adeola Elliot, the Chairman, Agric and Agro-Allied Sector of LCCI told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that this would enhance keen competition among the states.

    Elliot said this would also encourage bumper harvest of farm produce and engender employment opportunities for many.

    He, however, said that having grazing routes around the country was […]