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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…
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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…
Oilpalm-
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.

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