For Business and Economy News, our Correspondent, Chinyere Iheanacho Egbulam reports that,
NPA: The Nigeria Ports Authority, NPA, has revealed plans to reduce the cost of shipping in Nigeria with the deployment of more digital technology and critical facilities at the nation’s seaports.
The Managing Director, NPA, Mohammed Bello-Koko who stated this during a media chat in Lagos, said the authority is about to deploy the port community system whereby every stakeholder is locked into one system for operations.
GENDER:The Gender Centre of Excellence at the Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, has reiterated the need for more inclusive financial services for Nigerian women.
Speaking during the launch of the Gender-Disaggregated Data Analysis of the Nigerian Lending Market Report, held at Ikeja, Lagos, the Vice President, Economic Inclusion, RPA, Ennietta Bankole-Olusina noted that the report takes a closer look at the differences between men and women’s access to finance and how the differences impact credit performances, financial inclusion and the country’s potential for growth.
EXCHANGE: For exchange rate, Dollar officially exchanges for four hundred and thirteen point seven-eight naira, Pounds Sterling, five hundred and four point eight-eight naira, while Euro, goes for four hundred and twenty-nine point seven-nine naira.