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Growing cable industry through adherence to standardisation

Growing cable industry through adherence to standardisation

By Phillip Oladunjoye / Snr Correspondent Lagos   The call for strict adherence to standardisation policy by manufacturers in the country seems to be making meaningful impact in the cable and…

FG urges DISCOs to patronise local manufacturers

The Federal Government has directed all the electricity distribution companies in the country to patronize local manufacturers in line with the policies put in place by government, which is designed…

SON destroys N5b substanded goods

Stories by Phillip Oladunjoye  / Snr Correspondent Lagos   The management of Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) said it has destroyed, through burning, sub standard products worth five billion Naira this…

Nigeria’ll save N1.27bn annually via cassava revolution – DG FIIRO

The Director-General of Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO), Dr. Gloria Elemo, has said that Nigeria will save N1.27 billion annually from the use of cassava as bakery products…

ECOWAS, WAEMU to promote trade in West Africa

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in partnership with West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) has launched two programmes with the aim to promote intra and inter-regional…

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…

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