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17 Mar 2015
Over 400 participants from the federal ministries of agriculture and health and the poultry sector are being trained in the control of avian influenza. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) supported the workshops.
16 Mar 2015
Six lucky winners emerged in the star prize category at the grand finale of Ecobank’s Giant Prize Give Away promo, in Lagos, as they shared a total of N10.5 million. Specifically, Ekezie Godson Chigozie, Basil Ewaen Idahosa and Awala Ebiobowei won N2.5 million each, while Okoro Oghenevwame, Awoke Mathias and Onwuka Jude Obilor won N1 million each.
15 Mar 2015
It must be noted that in the first half of 2014, the volume of vehicles imported was extremely high, in anticipation of the introduction of the new duty regime. The Average number of cars and vans that were brought into the country in the previous years was in the range of 20,000 units per month
12 Mar 2015
“In the last few days the country has been experiencing shortages of fuel, particularly petrol but we have enough stocks to meet demand,” Yaluma said.
3 Mar 2015
Having reduced the influx of sub-standard goods in the country from over 85 per cent to 40 per cent as at 2014, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) as part of efforts to further reduce the anomaly is exploring alliances with other stakeholders to reduce the nation’s exposure to sub-standard goods. FEMI ADEKOYA writes. DUMPING…
3 Mar 2015
THE United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and HEINEKEN the international brewer, have announced plans to work together in a range of sustainability issues that will promote inclusive growth in developing countries.    According to a report from UNIDO, the new partnership will focus mainly on water stewardship initiatives in countries and regions classified as…
3 Mar 2015
THE Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has decried the inadequacy of the nation’s capital budget in bridging the infrastructure gap needed to build a robust and sustainable non-oil economy.    According to the chamber, the increase of the capital budget from N633 billion to N700 billion is good news, but the figure remains…
3 Mar 2015
…Unveils new hologram seal cap for Alomo Biters TO properly differentiate its product and protect it from counterfeiters, kasapreko Company Limited, producer of medicinal alcoholic beverage, Alomo Bitters has unveiled the new look for the product.    Consequently, consumers of Alomo Bitters can now continue to enjoy the medicinal herbal drink in the 75cl glass and…
3 Mar 2015
A Nigerian Professor of Ceramic Engineering, Prof. Egwakhide Patrick Oaikhinan, has lamented growing skills gap and continued neglect of critical solid mineral resources in the country describing such actions as undermining the nation’s industrial revolution plan.     According to him, Nigeria needs an industrial national conference where experts in various industrial sectors in the…
24 Feb 2015
Costs matter in different ways to different manufacturers in different climes. From Labour costs to energy costs, cost of raw materials and proximity to markets, manufacturers give a lot of considerations to costs that may affect their bottom-line. For the Nigerian real sector, the cost of production in an environment that is heavily dependent on…
24 Feb 2015
DESPITE the contributions of developing and emerging economies towards global manufacturing, the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) has stated that global manufacturing growth stayed low in 2014.    Specifically, UNIDO, in its latest report noted that world manufacturing production has been trapped in low growth for a prolonged period and there was no breakthrough…
24 Feb 2015
IN a renewed bid to check the importation of fake and sub-standard goods into the country, the Standards Organisation of Nigerian (SON) and National Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) as well as other stakeholders have consolidated plans to harmonise efforts to check the illicit acts.     According to SON, despite the drastic…


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When it comes to food, you do not necessarily have to be from the location of where these foods are from and that is why exploring foods is great fun. This brings us to trying out a basic pupusa recipe known to the people of El Salvador.This dish can be gotten from locals too. El…
25 mins ago
The National Examinations Council, NECO, has released the 2022 Senior School Certificate Examination, SSCE internal candidates’ results.
35 mins ago
The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, said he did not endorse the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, for the 2023 presidential election.
48 mins ago
Asset management firms have become one-stop investment shops for individuals and organizations, which is not surprising given that they make well-timed investment decisions on behalf of their clients to grow their finances and portfolio through diverse investments. This provides them with access to higher-value options with better capital appreciation prospects, while also mitigating risks. In…
1 hour ago
Bayern Munich's history of success in German football can often see the term "crisis" thrown around the moment points are dropped, but with the team sitting fifth in the Bundesliga after seven games, there is little doubt all is not well.