Nigerian Investment promotion council, NIPC: What you should know about them

 

You must have come across the Nigerian Investment Promotion Council (NIPC) somewhere and you are wondering if the agency is legit or not. Well, not to worry, in this article I will be telling you what you should know about them and I believe that will answer your question.

About The Nigerian Investment Promotion Council (NIPC)
This is an agency that was brought about by the Nigerian Investment Promotion Act Chapter N117 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004. Its major aim is to look after and possibly increase the state of investments in the country. The organization aims not to enhance investments by Nigerians alone, but also non-Nigerians who are willing to invest in the country.

Enterprises in Nigeria are advised to register and keep their records with the NIPC and the agency, in turn, will effectively promote their businesses in and outside Nigeria with the help of the information gotten.

All four types of businesses in Nigeria are eligible to register with the NIPC, the four businesses in question are;
⦁ Private Limited Liability Company (LTD)
⦁ Public Limited Liability Company (PLC)
⦁ Company Limited by Guarantee (GTE)
⦁ Unlimited Company

As a registered enterprise with the NIPC, you stand to enjoy the following benefits;

Investment advice: The agency advises you on investment opportunities available and also possible sources of investment capital that can be of advantage to you and your business. You also have the privilege to request for advice from the agency if you are having any issues with any of your projects.

Project invitations: You will be notified and invited to partake in specific projects depending on your nature of business. The projects may include seminars, conferences or exhibitions and the agency will as well aid you in organizing will you accept the invitation to participate.

Investment assistance/support: You can get investment assistance and support from the Nigerian investment promotion council both as a new investor and as an already existing one. These supports include providing you with recent information about your business field and other incentives.

Liaison with the Federal Government: As an enterprise or investor, the NIPC acts as a communication agent between you and the Federal Government of Nigeria. You can relate easily with ministries and governmental institutions and agencies.

Nigerian Investment Promotion Council (NIPC) CONTACT
You can contact the Nigerian Investment promotion council (NIPC) via phone or e-mail. Contacting via phone, the numbers to call are +2349 2900059, +23492900061 and they are available from 8 am – 5 pm daily. For e-mail, you can send a message to infodesk@nipc.gov.ng.

You can visit their office at Plot 1181 Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama District Abuja, Nigeria for other enquiries. Also, visit their website to find out more about the agency – www.nipc.gov.ng

Conclusion
The Nigerian Investment promotion council (NIPC) is an agency set in place by the Nigerian Government so it is a legit platform of investors and enterprises in Nigeria. Feel free to contact and register with them.





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