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20 Jan 2015
Manufacturing has linkages with all other sectors of the economy. The progress of manufacturing still sets the tone for the overall business cycle while the health of this sector is very much at the core of the sustainability of any viable economy. Manufacturing has large stakes involved, not just because the sector employs an appreciable…
20 Jan 2015
The truism that Malaysia owes its success in oil palm sector to the West African region, especially Nigeria where the seeds for the commodity were obtained, has not been disputed. However, the need for Nigeria to reclaim its dominant position in the industry requires committed investments in the sector as well as government’s political will…
20 Jan 2015
BERVIDSON International Limited, a training and consultancy group in West Africa and convener of the Retail Leaders Conferences, Nigeria has signed a global Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with a Turkish training and consultancy company, Mia Organizasyon Restorasyon Yayıncılık Ltd. Şti to drive the growth of retail businesses in the country.    The purpose of the…
20 Jan 2015
CFAO NIPEN, manufacturers of BiC ballpoint pens, BiC shavers, Premium Touch pens and other plastic products has announced a turnover of N4.453 billion for the 2013 financial year, representing a growth of 16 per cent.    The company’s operational profit also grew from N1.3 billion to N1.5 billion representing an increase of 17.6 per cent…
12 Jan 2010
CHIEF Segun Adetiba, President, Furniture and Allied Products Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (FAPMAN), on Monday urged the Federal Government to check the influx of imported furniture into the country. Adetiba told the newsmen in Lagos that the furniture industry would have witnessed impressive growth if not for the businessmen trading on imported furniture. "If proper measures are put in place, the growth witnessed in the industry will be sustainable in the long term."
30 Sep 2009
MULTICHEM Industries Limited, a Nigerian trading and manufacturing company, has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Novozymes, a global supplier of industrial biosolution to expand its product portfolio and other services to local consumers. At the official launch ceremony to mark the co-operation between the two companies in the Nigeria market, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Multichem, Mr. Y.Y. Pinge said that the presence of the two companies in Nigeria was important so as to facilitate distribution of enzymes among the Nigerian customers in various industries like bakery, brewery, cereal food and detergents especially the small and medium scale buyers.
30 Sep 2009
I. Introduction THE month of June 2007 marked yet another significant point in the juridical development of the Nigerian capital market, with the enactment of a new Investments and Securities Act (ISA) to replace the pre-existing 1999 Act. The passage of the new ISA was the culmination of a long process of consultation starting with the inauguration of a panel of capital market experts under the Chairmanship of the House of Representatives' Capital Market Committee Chairman, Honourable Ahmed Aliyu Wadada, which panel's findings and recommendations later resulted in the ISA 2007.
30 Sep 2009
THAT the world's eighth largest oil producer has a pitiable industrial sector speaks volumes on quality of Nigeria's leaders, especially since the era of Structural Adjustment Programme (SAP), when phenomenal de-industrialisation crept into the nation's economic set-up. The statistics are indeed appalling.


20 mins ago
By Claudio Muruzabal, SAP President for Southern Europe, Middle East and Africa NAIROBI, Kenya, 7th December, 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- For the past 18 months, the business world has been so focused on Covid-19 that it’s taken its eye off the other C-word – CSR, or corporate social responsibility. But you can write this down and…
39 mins ago
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed doors with Gov. Hope Uzodinma of Imo in the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
1 hour ago
Mr Biodun Oyebanji, the Secretary to Ekiti State Government, has resigned his appointment, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
2 hours ago
TradeDepot, the leading B2B eCommerce and embedded finance platform in Africa, has raised $110 million in an equity and debt funding round to support the delivery of Buy-Now-Pay-Later services to 5 million SME retailers and drive further expansion of its merchant platform across the continent. The new funding will also support the expansion of the…
2 hours ago
The Nigerian Senate has called on the British authorities to consider removing Nigeria from their Coronavirus (COVID-19) red list.