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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…

BoI approves N25.322b loans in first quarter

Stories by Phillip Oladunjoye  / Senior Correspondent, Lagos   Acting Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Bank of Industry (BoI), Waheed Olagunju, has said that the bank has approved loans valued…

‘Wholesale trade liberalization policies counter-productive’

‘Wholesale trade liberalization policies counter-productive’

The Managing Director/CEO, Peugeot Automobile Nigeria, PAN, Mr. Ibrahim Boyi, has said that given Nigeria’s level of development, wholesale trade liberalization policies, that damage local production, is counter-productive and undesirable.…

Creating viable industrial estates to drive investment

Creating viable industrial estates to drive investment

By Phillip Oladunjoye / Snr Correspondent Lagos   Stakeholders as well as industry experts have called on the Federal Government to encourage the creation of viable industrial estates in each state…

Coleman builds high voltage XLPE factory

By Phillip Oladunjoye /  Snr Correspondent Lagos   The Managing Director/CEO of Coleman Wires and Cables, Mr. George Onafowokan, has described the multi-billion naira new mega high voltage XLPE factory…

Consolidated Breweries to meet over proposed merger with NB

 The Board of Directors of Consolidated Breweries Plc said it has set December 4, as the date of meeting with its shareholders over the proposed merger with Nigerian Breweries Plc.…

Aganga urges Nigerians to patronize local products

Aganga urges Nigerians to patronize local products

The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr Olusegun Aganga, has urged Nigerians to patronise local products to boost rapid industrialisation. Aganga, who gave the advice in an interview in…

Smuggling and textile industry development

Smuggling and textile industry development

By Phillip Oladunjoye  / Snr Correspondent Lagos   Stakeholders in the textile industry are calling on the government to find a lasting solution to the issue of smuggling of textile materials…

Nigeria yet to benefit from AGOA –Ohuabunwa

Stories by Phillip Oladunjoye  /  Snr Correspondent Lagos   The President of the Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce (NACC), Mr. Sam Ohuabunwa, said Nigeria is yet to enjoy the benefits of…

FG empowers 40,000 farmers with N1m cocoa seedlings

The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture, Mrs. Ibukun Odusote, has said that the Federal Government has released over 1 million naira worth of cocoa seedlings to 400, 000…

No trade offensive with Nigeria –Envoy

European Union Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Michel Arrior, has said that the Union has no trade offensive in Nigeria. Arrior, who spoke on the sideline at a summit on Cocoa…

Sanofi restates commitment to sustainable CSR across Nigeria, Africa

Sanofi, one of the leading international healthcare companies in the country, has restated its resolve to sustain the tempo of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives in Nigeria, as a…

FG to honour top 100 business organisations

The federal government said it has concluded plans to honour 100 top business Organisations in Nigeria in December. The initiative, a brainchild of President Goodluck Jonathan, is aimed at identifying…

Coca-Cola Nigeria introduces Fanta apple flavour

Coca-Cola Nigeria introduces Fanta apple flavour

Coca-Cola Nigeria Limited has launched its new Fanta Apple flavor soft drink into the Nigeria market. According to the company’s Marketing Director, Patricia Jemibewon, the new apple flavoured drink has…

Enhancing Cocoa value chain for revenue, job creation

Enhancing Cocoa value chain for revenue, job creation

By Phillip Oladunjoye / Snr Correspondent Lagos   The efforts at diversifying the economy through non oil export by the federal government may soon be realized in the Cocoa production segment…

WIMBIZ to key into transformation agenda

Women in Management, Business and Public Service (WIMBIZ), said it has concluded arrangements to encourage women to key into the Transformation Agenda of the Federal Government. WIMBIZ said it will…

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