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17 Feb 2015
AS part of efforts to aid the realization of its Bali Package, the World Trade Organisation (WTO), has unveiled plans to support the growth of services trade in least-developed countries (LDCs) by providing their services exports with preferential treatment.    According to the WTO Services Council, the measures would aid the implementation of a key…
17 Feb 2015
AS part of its yearly reward programme for its distributors, Brian Munro Limited, the sole importer of Campari, has rewarded its distributors for their contribution to the success of the brand.    Specifically, three distributors, James Onoja and Ndubuisi Onyenanu emerged top winners of the Star Prizes of a brand new Toyota Prado Sport Utility…
17 Feb 2015
Assures distributors of improvement in supply chain  PRESIDENT of Dangote Group and Chairman of Dangote Cement Plc, Aliko Dangote has urged Nigerians to see the current economic challenges being faced by the country as a wake up call for all Nigerians to re dedicate themselves to the task of building the nation through production activities…
10 Feb 2015
FOR many economies, improving local production for global competitiveness is ultimately about the bottom line. In Nigeriaís case, improving this bottom line through foreign earnings accruable to the Federal Government in a period of unstable global oil prices is increasingly becoming a subject of priority. For serious economies, local incentives that will assist exporters of…
10 Feb 2015
THE Bank of Industry (BoI) has expressed commitments to its mandate of providing funds to boost industrialisation efforts as it has explained the disbursement of funds to millers and master bakers under the Cassava Bread Fund as well as Rice and Cassava Mills Funds.    The Bank, in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture…
3 Feb 2015
The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), in its review of the nation’s industrial sector in the first half of last year, highlighted, in its just released report, activities that defined its members’ operational profile during the period.Excerpts.  AT the end of the year 2013, capacity utilization in the factories surged up in the first half…
27 Jan 2015
Activities within the nation’s political landscape seem set to be riddled with uncertainty for Nigeria’s private sector, especially in the commercial capital of Nigeria, Lagos state. Accounting for the bulk of transactions in the country, business domiciled in Lagos have decided to pay close attention to the manifestoes to see which party is likely to…
27 Jan 2015
. Unfolds business mission plan TO further exploit alternatives under the diversification agenda, Infoplus Business Services (IBG Nigeria) in collaboration with Nigeria Brazil Centre for Business, has concluded plans to embark on a business mission to Brazil.    The mission is designed to assist interested businesses in developing joint venture partnerships in retail business, economic…
27 Jan 2015
THE first phase of the N300 billion Aba Mega Mall project, expected to stimulate economic activities in the South-East and South-South regions of the country is set to be commissioned.   The project, which seats on 28 hectares land, on completion, would consist of 5,830 ultramodern shops, in four sizes of 12sq meters, 16sq meters,…
27 Jan 2015
ON the dual carriageway linking the main airport to downtown Niamey, the capital of Niger, workers are busy digging trenches in the middle of the island separating the lanes, and laying tracks where rows of lampposts once stood. They are racing against the clock to build a thousand-kilometre stretch of a regional network that will…
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…


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Some chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State have called for fervent prayers to an end to the spate of deaths in the state.
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The Accountant General of the Federation (AGF), Alhaji Idris Ahmed, says President Muhammadu Buhari administration’s financial reform is yielding positive dividends.
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ECOWAS Leaders, including President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday at an emergency virtual meeting called for the immediate release of the ousted Burkinabe President, Roch Marc Kabore.
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In Burkina Faso, hundreds of workers are saying good riddance to an ousted president they say let them starve, and hoping for a brighter future under the soldiers who toppled him.
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Hrystyna Zanyk, one of an estimated 1.5 million Ukrainians living in neighbouring Poland, said they fear that Russia will invade her homeland has left the community rattled