The Director-General of the National Productivity Centre, Dr. Kashim Akor has been elected Vice President of the Pan-African Productivity Association (PAPA). The election took place at the Association’s General Assembly held in Gaborone, Botswana. The Pan-African Productivity Association is an organization of all National Productivity Organizations (NPOs) within the African Continent with headquarters in Midrand, South Africa. The Association provides a forum for promoting and sharing ideas and experiences on strategies, techniques and practices for Productivity enhancement, accelerated economic growth and social development in Africa. Some of the numerous advantages of the......
Nigeria’s GDP growth is beginning to gradually strengthen. It currently ranks 28th in the world and 1st in Africa in terms of economic size, thanks to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) rebasing exercise, which has provided a more appropriate representation of the state of the Nigerian economy. It is interesting to note that during the period, real GDP growth rate averaged 3.9 per cent with the highest growth of 6.2 percent recorded from 2013 to 2014 and lowest of -1.5 percent from 2015 to 2016....