BUA, French firm seal pact to build 200,000bpd refinery in Akwa Ibom
BUA Group yesterday signed an agreement with Axens of France for the supply of process technologies for its upcoming 10 million tonnes per annum mega refinery and petrochemicals facility to be sited in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.
Respect judicial process, BUA urges Dangote
BUA Group has described the publication of Dangote Group wherein it stated that BUA misinterpreted the fact about a pending court case as untrue and laden with misrepresentations.
‘Nigeria, others rethink OPS role in trade growth, common-good capitalism’
The need for the private sector to engage in business not just for profit but for the common good of the society is key in addressing imbalances in the society as well as to enhance trade growth.
IoD involves OPS in achieving public- private engagement on policy directions
Plans are underway by the Institute of Directors (IoD) Nigeria, to collaborate with colleagues in the Organised Private Sector (OPS), to chart paths that will lead to the achievement...
‘Nigeria, others need synergy to remove barriers to trade under AfCFTA’
In order to take advantage of opportunities in the continental market created under the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) deal, there is a need for synergy and openness among African businesses, especially in addressing barriers to trade.
BUA, NETAFIM seal pact on automated sugar irrigation project
BUA Group and Netafim of Isreal have signed an agreement for the largest ever fully automated drip irrigation project for the BUA Lasuco Sugar Company, Lafiagi, Kwara State, Nigeria.
‘How to tackle challenges of local sugar production’
The Group Executive Director, BUA Group, Kabiru Rabiu, has given insights on how to tackle the challenges mitigating against the growth of the Sugar industry in Nigeria.
Operators seek liberalisation of gas industry to check N800m/d flares
With no less than N800 million being recorded as daily loss to gas flaring, sector operators have called for a liberalised market and financial structures in the power sector. The move, according to the operators, would form part of measures to aid domestic utilisation and encourage investments needed to fast-track deployment of infrastructure for the…
NGA to discuss impact of gas to Nigeria’s economic diversification
Nigerian Gas Association (NGA) will next week discuss why the Federal Government must prioritise gas development as an elixir to the country’s economic diversification bid. NGA’s Publicity Secretary, Violin Antaih said the discussion with the theme, “Evaluating the place of Gas as a Prioritized enabler of Nigeria’s economic diversification agenda”, would be the highlight of…
APlus wins Oba of Lagos Cup as battle for Majekodunmi Cup begins
APlus polo team entered the record books at the weekend when they became the first side to win a trophy at the ongoing 2019 GTBank Lagos international polo tournament through a 7-61/2 victory over Caverton Saopolo. It was a thrilling game watched by a full house of polo enthusiasts at the Ribadu Road Polo Ground…
BUA Group intensifies moves to reverse sugar importation
Citing the need to address dependence on importation of commodities that can be produced locally, the Chairman and Group CEO of BUA Group, Abdul samad Rabiu has restated the firm’s resolve to bridge the yearly gap of about two million metric tonnes of imported raw sugar in the country.