Winners Of Forbes Best Of Africa Awards 2018

Forbes Africa has rated Nigeria as the 2018 best economy in Africa and Benedict Peters, awarded Africa’s Oil and Gas Leader of the Year at the Forbes Best of Africa Gala, which held at Forbes Headquarters, New York City.

According to Forbes, Nigeria came top with $172 billion, which was followed by South Africa with $166.735 billion. Also on the list was Egypt as third with $78 billion, Algeria with $66 billion, Libya with $65 billion, Botswana with $22.675 billion, Ghana with $20.458 billion, Morocco with $18 billion, Ivory Coast with $11 billion and Madagascar with $6.766 billion.

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NEPC Wins World Trade Promotion Organisations (WTPO) Award [2018]

The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has won the 2018 World Trade Promotion Organisations (WTPO) award in the category of the best initiative to ensure that trade are inclusive and sustainable at a ceremony in Paris, France.

The Executive Director of ITC Ms Arancha González stated that the participating Trade Promotion Organisations who responded to ITC’s invitation to compete for the awards went through a two-step rigorous assessment process, which was completely independent of ITC.

It is the first time NEPC receives a World Trade Promotion Organisations award.

NEPC works with partners across ministries, departments, agencies and private sectors to promote inclusive and sustainable non-oil export of Nigerian products.

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First Bank Of Nigeria Named Best Bank In Nigeria At The Global Finance World’s Best Banks 2018

First Bank of Nigeria has been presented with the award of the Best Bank in Nigeria by Global Finance in its World’s Best Banks Award 2018 held on the sidelines of the World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings in Bali, Indonesia.

At the Awards, Zenith Bank emerged the Best Bank in Sierra Leone and Zenith Bank Ghana emerged the Best Bank in Ghana.

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