Minister rallies support for locally sourced, processed foods
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has enjoined consumers to patronise a range of locally farmed, processed and packed foods and vegetables...
Nigeria, Japan seek closer ties to deepen trade, others
The Federal Government has sought improved ties with Japan as part of measures to deepen trade and exploit opportunities under the $30 billion commitment for African countries under the Asian Tiger’s sustainable development plan.
Akwa Ibom to commission first pencil factory in Nigeria
In line with its industrialisation drive, Akwa Ibom State government has concluded plans to commission the pioneer pencil factory in the country. The factory which has been producing tooth pick, is a wholly-owned Akwa Ibom State......
Nigeria hopeful of trade growth under WTO TFA
With the ratification of the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA), the Federal Government has expressed optimism of improving bilateral ties with many countries by harnessing opportunities made available under the agreement.
Paperworld fair to showcase sheet solutions in Dubai
The seventh edition of Paperworld Middle East International Trade Fair for stationery, papers and office supplies holding next month is expected to showcase new solutions in paper sheets and other office equipments.
Firm seeks local alternatives to improve earnings amid forex scarcity
To improve its earnings in the 2017 fiscal year, Chemstar Paints Industries Nigeria Limited has unveiled a backward integration plan that will see it replacing many of its imported raw materials with local alternatives.
Nobel Carpets, Vconnect partner to assist small businesses
In line with their commitment to Small and Medium Scale Enterprises’ growth in Nigeria, Nobel Carpets and floors has partnered with VConnect Global Services to address some of the challenges limiting growth and sustainability among start-ups.
UK, Nigerian firms seal franchise deal on toy business
World’s famous British toy shop, Hamleys, has officially announced the signing of the development agreement for the Hamleys franchise in Nigeria with Smartmark Limited.
NB Plc optimistic of improved profitability, rewards trade partners
Nigerian Breweries Plc has expressed optimism of improving stakeholders’ return on investments for the 2017 financial year, as it rewarded distributors and trade partners.