• Non-oil exports to drive Nigerian economy soon – NEPC

    Non-oil exports to drive Nigerian economy soon – NEPC

    The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has said that the non-oil exports would take over from oil exports to drive the nation’s economy soon.

    The council stated that oil revenue was a great opportunity for the growth of non-oil export if well harnessed.

    The Executive Director of the council, Mr Segun Awolowo, stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at the graduation of trainees under the ‘Zero to Export’ programme organised by the council.

    Awolowo said that the […]

  • Shippers’ Council, NEPC, NEXIM to partner on exports

    Shippers’ Council, NEPC, NEXIM to partner on exports

    The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Mr Hassan Bello, on Friday said that the council would partner with the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) and Nigerian Export-Import Bank (NEXIM) on exportation.

    Bello stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.

    According to him, the Nigerian Export Promotion Council is addressing some of the issues affecting exportation.

    He said that the discussions had been yielding fruitful results.

    The executive secretary said that to encourage exportation as a source […]

  • Why powerful NEPC staff want me out – Osinbajo’s In-law, Segun Awolowo cries out

    Why powerful NEPC staff want me out – Osinbajo’s In-law, Segun Awolowo cries out

    Segun Awolowo, The Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian Export Promotion Council, NEPC  says he knows why aggrieved persons at the agency want him sacked.

    In a letter to the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, he pointed out that “most of these baseless accusations occurred before I was appointed as the ED/CEO and after asking their failure at the promotion examinations,” and wondered “why were all these allegations not brought up before now?”

    In the memo titled ‘Re-complaints of violations of public […]