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Revitalizing sugar sub-sector for economy diversification

Revitalizing sugar sub-sector for economy diversification

By Phillip Oladunjoye  / Snr Correspondent Lagos   The Backward Integration Programme (BIP) for the production of local sugar in line with the provisions of the National Sugar Master Plan seems…

Ministry urges Japan agency to focus on recycling of used vehicles

The Federal Government has called on the Japanese Government to help in recycling huge and disused vehicular carcass that donned the country’s landscape. Speaking at a technical meeting between officials…

Korean firms seek trading partners in Nigeria

The Commercial Attache of the Korea Republic in Nigeria, Mr. Bohyun Pyun, has said that many Korean companies are eager to explore and find trading and joint venture partners in…

Envoy wants Nigerian trade policy to clarify roles of agencies

The Head, Trade Policy and Facilitation, German Development Cooperation (GIZ), Mr. Alexander Werth, has called on the Federal Government to clearly state the roles of its agencies under a proposed…

ITF trains 37,000 Nigerians in two years

By Phillip Oladunjoye  / Snr Correspondent Lagos   The Industrial Training Fund, (ITF) said it has trained 37,000 youths in collaboration with Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN)…

Standardization and Nigerian products in international market

By Phillip Oladunjoye / Snr Correspondent Lagos   Stakeholders in the non-oil export sector of Nigeria’s economy are worried that poor quality control on most of the exportable products has been…

NEPAD, UNECA identify focal development points for Nigeria

By Stella Omona  /  Snr. Correspondent, Abuja   United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) is partnering the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Nigeria to identify and revitalise sectoral…

NEXIM bank expends N300b loan guarantee to exporters

By Phillip Oladunjoye  / Snr Correspondent Lagos   The Nigerian Export Import Bank (NEXIM) said it has offered N300 billion funding support to Nigerian exporters in 2014 as part of its…

Governor lauds Nigerian Breweries over CSR

Governor lauds Nigerian Breweries over CSR

The Kaduna State Governor, Dr. Mukhtar Ramalan Yero, has commended the management of Nigerian Breweries Plc for delivering corporate social responsibility to their communities, urging other corporate organizations within the…

KADCCIMA warns on scarcity of meat over insecurity

President, Kaduna State Chamber of Commerce, Mines, Agriculture and Industry (KADCCIMA), Dr Abdul Alimi Bello, has warned that Nigeria may be hit by meat scarcity as it loses many animals…

Stakeholders reiterate need for economic diversification

Stakeholders reiterate need for economic diversification

By Phillip Oladunjoye  / Snr Correspondent Lagos   Stakeholders and manufacturers seem not to be at ease with recent happenings in the economy calling for urgent need to diversify the economy.…

Japanese agency partners Nigeria on rice

By Stella Omona  / Snr correspondent, Abuja   Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is partnering Nigeria in developing the agriculture sector in rice production with over 3, 500 Nigerians benefiting from…

Mouka reiterates commitment to customers satisfaction

Mouka Limited, one of the leading manufacturers of Mattresses and other polyurethane products in the country, has opened a Lifestyle Store on Allen Avenue, Ikeja, so as to satisfy customers’…

NACCIMA pledges support to govt, OPS on economy

Stories by Phillip Oladunjoye / Snr Correspondent Lagos   Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMMA) has pledged to partner with government at all levels and the…

Substandard products: SON calls for zero tolerance

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has called on Nigerians to have Zero Tolerance to substandard products. The Director General/ Chief Executive Officer of SON, Dr. Joseph Odumodu, made the…

FG inaugurates job board, targets 3m jobs a year

FG inaugurates  job board, targets 3m jobs a year

The Supervising Minister of Labour and Productivity, Alhaji Kabiru Tanimu Turaki, has said that the Federal Government has inaugurated a National Job Board, (NJB), aimed at generating employment to no…

Non-oil exports panacea for economic devt

Non-oil exports panacea for economic devt

By Phillip Oladunjoye / Snr Correspondent Lagos   Economic analysts and local manufacturers have expressed concern over lack of adequate commitment to the development of the non-oil sector of the economy.…

LCCI lauds Dangote Cement over price reduction

President, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Alhaji Remi Bello, has commended Dangote Cement for the slash in cement price, saying the gesture would enable many Nigerians desirous of building…

Mantrac offers customers quality equipment

Mantrac Nigeria, the authorized Caterpillar dealer in Nigeria, has said it is offering customers across the country the opportunity to purchase a wide-range of high quality used Caterpillar Certified equipment…

EU, UNIDO partner CPC on effective consumer protection

Stories by Phillip Oladunjoye  / Snr Correspondent Lagos   The European Union (EU), through the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), has said it is partnering with the Consumer Protection Council…

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