PUNCH: 31st July 2018
The Nigeria Investment Gateway, in conjunction with the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission and the National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion, among other agencies of government, are targeting fresh investments into the country from about 15 other nations.
Some of the countries being targeted to bring in fresh investments into Nigeria in the near future are the United States, United Kingdom, Thailand, Brazil, South Africa, France, Germany, Spain, Indonesia and China.
Speaking at an international symposium in Abuja, which focused on investments in the country and had heads of various government agencies in attendance, the Chairman, NIG, a UK-based firm engaged in promoting Nigeria as an investment destination, Chidi Umeano, said some of the countries were being asked to come and set up factories in Nigeria..
BUSINESS DAY: 26th July 2018
Expert challenges Nigerians to promote country’s investment opportunities to grow FDIs
The Chairman, Nigerian Investment Gateway UK Limited,(NIG) Chidi Umeano has challenged Nigerians to continuously add value by promoting investment opportunities in the country as a means of attracting Foreign Direct Investment,FDI into Africa’s largest economy.
He made this known on Thursday while speaking at the Nigerian Investment Gateway’s inaugural symposium tagged “Agenda for Investment Destination Nigeria”. Speaking on the mission of NIG, he announced that their primary objective is to promote the best in terms of investment opportunities in Nigeria.
Noting the value of the Nigerian market to the international economy, he also cited the profit made by telecomm giants MTN in Nigeria which allegedly accounts for 27% of their global profit and also plans of expansion on the path of Shoprite chain of malls. “Sometimes it takes an outsider to see and help us harness what we have here in Nigeria”…read more
THE VOICE:1st July 2018
Nigerian business going worldwideAnnual showcase puts spotlight on all the nation has to offer in the world of investment and opportunity.
NIGERIA’S PROMISING opportunities have earned it worldwide recognition as the largest economy in Africa. To confirm that status and encourage business owners and investors into its vibrant market Nigerian Investment Gateway (NIG), is holding its annual exhibition which will showcase the very best of the country.
NIG was established to promote the potential of the country, by painting Nigeria as the prime destination for business and investment.
Chairman of the organisation, Chidi Umeano, has high hopes for the country.
He said: “The youth population, the diversity, language, food and mineral resources are all the things that drew me into this initiative.
“Our main goal is to promote the opportunities in Nigeria across Africa, Europe, Asia and the United States.
“We want to function as a prime prospect gateway to increase foreign direct investments into the country.”
While Nigeria is no stranger to foreign investment, the nation still offers exceptional opportunities. Umeano added: “At the moment, Nigeria is a virgin land, especially in light of Brexit…read more
TMNEWS: 30th July 2018
Nigeria Investment Gateway (NIG), a United Kingdom (UK) based organisation engaged in showcasing and promoting Nigeria as a prime destination for business and investment has called on Nigerian business entrepreneurs to take advantage of its upcoming London expo to sources for global partners.
The chairman, NIG, Chidi Umeano, who stated this while speaking at an international symposium tagged, “Investment Destination Nigeria,” held in Abuja yesterday. Addressing the media on the reason for the symposium, he said NIG is determined to internationalize Nigerian base products so that local entrepreneurs can get access to foreign currency, because I think we have products that can meet international standards as well as improve their operation standards to meet global level…..read more
LEADERSHIP: 27th July 2018
The Nigeria Investment Gateway (NIG) has called on Nigerian business entrepreneurs to take advantage of its upcoming London expo to source for global partners. NIG is a United Kingdom (UK) – based organisation engaged in showcasing and promoting Nigeria as a prime destination for business and investment. Chairman of NIG, Chidi Umeano, who stated this while speaking at an international symposium tagged: “Investment Destination Nigeria,” held in Abuja yesterday, said NIG was determined to internationalise Nigerian-based products so that local entrepreneurs could get access to foreign currency. He said Nigeria has products that could meet international standards as well as improve their operational standards to meet global level. He also said that his company has formed meaningful partnerships with stakeholders across the globe to provide a diverse range of services through the provision of targeted interventions which showcase Nigeria as the true financial giant of Africa whilst delivering additional investment and prosperity for the benefit of investors, the nation and its people. He said, “We are targeting 15 countries specifically that we currently do business with the most both in terms of import and export, such as USA, UK, Thailand, Brazil, South Africa, France, Germany, Spain, Indonesia, China, etc. “We are using this forum to canverse for them to come into Nigeria to set up factories, we asking them to come in and transfer their knowledge to Nigerians, we want them to come in and show us what they are doing so that we can stop importing or exporting knowledge….read More