Lithuania donates EUR 26,000 to enhance trading capacity of developing countries

The Government of Lithuania is contributing EUR 26,000 (approximately CHF 30,000) to help developing and least-developed countries participate effectively in global trade. This donation to the WTO’s Doha Development Agenda Global Trust Fund will finance training workshops for officials in Geneva and elsewhere to help them better understand and implement WTO agreements and to take…

France donates EUR 50,000 to support food safety, animal/plant health standards and trade

France is contributing EUR 50,000 (approximately CHF 58,000) to the Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF) in 2017 to help developing countries comply with international food safety, animal and plant health standards and therefore access agricultural markets more easily. The donation will help developing and least-developed countries improve their sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) capacity. WTO…

577 Firms Bid for NNPC Insurance Renewal Programme

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) consolidated on its tradition of openness and on Tuesday with the public harvesting and opening of 577 bids submitted by firms seeking to secure the insurance renewal contract for the Corporation’s oil and non-oil assets.   Speaking at the event, NNPC Group General Manager, Risk Management and Insurance, Mr.…

SEC Holds Meeting With IMF Team

Left to Right: Senior Financial Sector Expert, Debt and Capital Market Instruments Division, Monetary and Capital Markets Department International Monetary Fund, Mrs Miriam Tamene, Economiste Principal Department Afrique IMF, Mr Liam O’Sullivan and Acting Director General Securities and Exchange Commission, Dr. Abdul Zubair during a meeting between SEC and IMF in Abuja Monday The details…

NIGERIAN BREWERIES Plc GETS NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR

Mr Jordi Borrut Bel, The New Managing Director/CEO of CompanyNigerian Breweries Plc (NB) has announced the appointment of Mr Jordi Borrut Bel as the Company’s Managing Director/CEO. The appointment takes effect on January 22, 2018. Mr Borrut Bel will succeed Mr Johan Doyer who has served as Managing Director/CEO on an interim basis since June 16,…

SEC pledges commitment to welfare of workers 

AdvertisementThe Acting Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) expressed the readiness of the present Management to partner with the Trade Union in a bid to make the working environment peaceful and ensure that the regulator is able to carry out its responsibilities without let or hindrance The Acting Director General Dr Abdul Zubair…