Local content: Valve assembly, metering integration plant planned for Port Harcourt
An indigenous oil firm, PE Energy, has begun work on a $30 million plant for domesticated valve assembly and metering integration in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
President Buhari signs executive order to improve local content in science, others
President Muhammadu Buhari Monday, in Abuja, signed Executive Order 5 to improve local content in public procurement with science, engineering and technology components. The Executive Order is expected to promote the application of science, technology and innovation towards achieving the nation’s development goals across all sectors of the economy. A statement by Senior Special Assistant…
PTDF trains 185 Nigerians to boost local content in oil industry
The PTDF boss hinted that the selection of the scholars was based on performance in the aptitude test, the oral interviews and classes of degree and chosen programmes for their programmes.
Vowgas: Pushing local content frontier in oil and gas
The Group Managing Director of the company, Mr. Godwin Izomor, while briefing the media on the drive for the project, exuded more of a passion for country and profession, than personal economic benefits.
Kachikwu advocates more funds for local content development
The Fund, to be administered by Bank of Industry (BOI), will be disbursed on a single digit interest rate of not more than eight per cent within a period of five years to qualified local players in the industry.
Flour mills sets to maximise local content
"Reacting to the challenging economic realities, which began some years ago, Northern Nigerian Flour Mills in early 2015, temporarily suspended milling of imported Wheat. With the advantage of hindsight, it is clear that this was a perceptive decision."
Engineers seek more funding for nation’s infrastructure
According to them, Nigerian Local Content Act popularly called “NOGICD Act 2010” was a major change agent for engineering design by increasing the domiciliation of engineering to over 55per cent from 5 per cent.
Zinox Commends FG for Executive Order on Local Content
The order, which was signed by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday dwells mostly on the preference for indigenous goods and services as well as the removal of bureaucracies which stall businesses.