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COMMENTS ON THE APPOINTMENT OF DR. NGOZI OKONJO-IWEALA AS THE NEW DIRECTOR GENERAL OF THE WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce & Industry heartily felicitates with Nigeria on the appointment of Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO). It is a great delight being the First Female and First African to head the WTO since its formation in 1995 [replacing the General Agreements on Tariffs…

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LCCI ANNOUNCES NEW DATE FOR LAGOS INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR, SUPPORTS “PROTECT LAGOS” CAMPAIGN

29 October, 2020; Lagos, Nigeria: The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), the premier Chamber of Commerce and a leading voice in the organised private sector (OPS) in Nigeria, has postponed the 2020 edition of the Lagos International Trade Fair. According to the Chamber, the fair which will feature both physical (In-person) and virtual…

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NIGERIA CUSTOMS SERVICE: IMPERATIVE OF URGENT REFORMS

LAGOS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY   PRESS RELEASE NIGERIA CUSTOMS SERVICE: IMPERATIVE OF URGENT REFORMS Customs processes and procedures for the clearance of cargo at the ports is one of the biggest challenges currently faced by the business community.  It is severely hurting investors and adversely affecting economic recovery efforts.  The situation calls for…

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LCCI COMMENTS ON THE LABOUR STRIKE

The LCCI notes with concern the proposal by the Nigeria Labour Congress [NLC] and the Trade Union Congress [TUC] to proceed on strike from Monday 28th September 2020.  The LCCI appreciates the perspective of the labour unions with regards to the pains and hardship that the recent price hikes in petrol and electricity will inflict…

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LCCI CALLS FOR URGENT GAZETTING OF CAMA 2020

The Company and Allied Matters Act [2020] was assented to by President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR on Friday 7th August 2020.  The legislation and the subsequent assent were widely applauded by the business community. However, six weeks after, the legislation is yet to be gazetted.  The implication of this is that the formal copy of the…

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LCCI Holds Conference on Government’s Interventions

27 August, 2020; Lagos, Nigeria: The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), the premier Chamber of Commerce and a leading voice of the organised private sector (OPS) in Nigeria has concluded plans to host a virtual conference on Federal Government’s economic interventions and the way forward for the economy. The conference, according to LCCI,…