LCCI Statement-International Women’s Day 2022

LCCI Statement-International Women’s Day 2022

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce & Industry, a gender-sensitive organization is pleased to congratulate women all over the world on this year’s International Women’s Day celebrations today, 8th of March 2022.  The theme of this year’s edition, “Gender Equality Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow” provides us an opportunity to join voices with people around the…

LCCI STATEMENT ON THE IMPORTATION OF CONTAMINATED FUEL INTO NIGERIA

LCCI STATEMENT ON THE IMPORTATION OF CONTAMINATED FUEL INTO NIGERIA

The news about the importation of contaminated fuel and subsequent recall of same came to Nigerians as a rude shock. Nigerians had trusted that there was a fuel importation system that could not be compromised in the manner it happened last week. This is disappointing, risky, and calls for immediate overhaul of our import processes…

LCCI STATEMENT ON THE LIFTING OF SUSPENSION OF TWITTER OPERATIONS IN NIGERIA

LCCI STATEMENT ON THE LIFTING OF SUSPENSION OF TWITTER OPERATIONS IN NIGERIA

The Federal Government’s press statement conveying the lifting of the suspension of Twitter operations in Nigeria is well received and commendable. The operations of the microblogging platform were shut down on the 5th of June 2021 by the Federal Government due to the use of the platform for subversive purposes and criminal activities that were seen…

LCCI MOURNS THE DEATH OF FORMER HEAD OF INTERIM NATIONAL GOVERNMENT, CHIEF ERNEST SHONEKAN

LCCI MOURNS THE DEATH OF FORMER HEAD OF INTERIM NATIONAL GOVERNMENT, CHIEF ERNEST SHONEKAN

13 January, 2022; 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 expressed sadness over the death of Nigeria’s Former Head of Interim National Government, Chief Ernest Shonekan, which sad event took place in the early…

LCCI APPOINTS DR. CHINYERE ALMONA AS DIRECTOR GENERAL AS DR. MUDA YUSUF BOWS OUT

LCCI APPOINTS DR. CHINYERE ALMONA AS DIRECTOR GENERAL AS DR. MUDA YUSUF BOWS OUT

LCCI APPOINTS DR. CHINYERE ALMONA AS DIRECTOR GENERAL AS DR. MUDA YUSUF BOWS OUT 1 July, 2021; 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 announced the appointment of Dr. Chinyere Almona as Director General…

LCCI SEEKS BETTER INTERFACE BETWEEN REGULATORY AGENCIES, SMES

LCCI SEEKS BETTER INTERFACE BETWEEN REGULATORY AGENCIES, SMES

LCCI SEEKS BETTER INTERFACE BETWEEN REGULATORY AGENCIES, SMES The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) is seeking direct and effective engagements between Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and regulatory agencies for enhanced transactions, communication and responsive feedback mechanism. Dr Muda Yusuf, Director-General, LCCI, made this known in a press statement made available to the…

COMMENTS ON MPC OUTCOME

COMMENTS ON MPC OUTCOME

LCCI COMMENTS ON THE MONETARY POLICY COMMITTEE OF THE CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA’S DECISIONS AT MARCH 2021 MEETING The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry notes the decision of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria to retain policy parameters during its March 2021 meeting with Monetary Policy Rate [MPR] at 11.5%;…

CUSTOMS APPEAL MECHANISM

CUSTOMS APPEAL MECHANISM

LAGOS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY URGENT NEED FOR AN INDEPENDENT DISPUTE RESOLUTION FRAMEWORK BETWEEN THE CUSTOMS SERVICE AND THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY Managing disputes with the Nigeria Customs Service on matters of product valuation and harmonized system of product classification is one of the most distressing encounters experienced by investors in the Nigerian economy.  A…