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Revealed: FG colluding with China to kill local content in construction sector?


Indications have emerged apparently showing that the Federal Government in the mad rush for Chinese consessioned loans have created undue window for China to rob indigenous contractors of jobs that ordinarily be done by Nigerians while Chinese execute their main contracts. Otherwise, the Federal Government is now found to be breaching its own local content policy in the construction of ...

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Zinox boss, Ekeh sees FG’s Executive orders as catalysts for industrial boom

Zinox Buy Naija

More prominent Nigerians have continued to welcome the recent sweeping Executive orders made by the Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo. Chairman of Zinox Group, Dr. Leo Stan Ekeh has commended the Federal Government on the recent signing of an Executive Order compelling its agencies to buy Made-in-Nigeria goods and services, noting that the move will go a long way in ...

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ISPON indicts NOTAP, NITDA in proliferation of foreign software, killing local content

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Considering the surge in capital flights involved in the purchase of foreign software by Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) and telecoms companies mainly from India and China, leadership of the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria (ISPON) has called for a review of the laws to give lifeline to local software developers. Already, ISPON leadership under Olorogun Emadoye, has argued ...

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FG killing local content on software production by giving approvals for imports—Expert

Shittu with Zinox boss, Ekehi

Managing Partner of leading producer of software solutions, ATB Techsoft Solution, Mr. Abiodun Atobatele has opened up on the major drawbacks facing indigenous producers of softwares. In an interview, Atobatele said “The major problem software development companies like ours face in Nigeria is local content and patronage”. He said “We have local content law or policy, but in practice, these ...

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