Made in Nigeria
Mushin: Inside Nigeria’s Untapped Leather Treasure
When Arinze Emmanuel finished his Junior Secondary School Examination in 1991, he left his village to stay with his uncle who owned a leather goods shop under his house in Wey Street, Mushin in Lagos.
PR experts urge support for local products
Speakers at the fifth Lagos Public Relations Stakeholders Conference held in Lagos reached the conclusion that there is the need for deliberate and strategic approach involving public/private sector partnership, led by government, to address the reputation challenges of Made-in-Nigeria. While delivering the keynote address at the conference that had ‘Addressing Communication and Reputation Challenges…
Made in Nigeria: Driving productivity and competitiveness
“We can compete significantly if we can deliver a quality that matches and exceeds those of imported goods. Think creatively, take advantage of your being Nigerian and deliver products that will meet the specific needs of your people.” - Mrs. Ibukun Awosika, Chairman, First Bank Nigeria Ltd Nigeria is richly endowed with the material and…
Made in Nigeria and the ease of doing business
The recently held GT Bank Fashion Weekend was another opportunity for Nigerian brands to showcase their products and services. Walking around the different stores, I observed marked improvements in the quality of made in Nigeria....
Government intensifies calls for patronage of Made-in-Nigeria goods
Worried by the lack of competitiveness of local manufacturing companies as a result of low patronage among other challenges, the Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Hajiya A’isha Abubakar, has intensified calls for support of local industries as part of efforts to aid job creation and economic growth. Abubakar called on states and…
FG promises to sustain Made-in-Nigeria Patronage Campaign
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the Federal Government will intensify and sustain the campaign for the patronage of Made-in-Nigeria products in its drive to diversify the economy, create employment and generate wealth. The Minister stated this in Lagos on Monday at the launch of the Southwest Campaign for the…
The Third Edition Of Made In Nigeria Shoe Expo Is Here
The third edition of Made In Nigeria Shoe Expo (MINSE 3.0) is scheduled to hold at the Federal Institute of Industrial Research (FIIRO), Oshodi, Lagos, from Friday, November 24 to Saturday, November 25, 2017. The good news about this upcoming event is that everyone's invited. Themed Sustainable Futures: Scenario Analysis for the Local Footwear and…
Nigeria is my mother, says Chukwumerije
Ace Nigerian performance poet, Dike Chukwumerije, has lent his voice to the calls for unity in Nigeria, and berated ethnic groups calling for a dissolution of the country.
‘We would give you world standard shoes at affordable prices’
“I said since it is made in Nigeria, why not put a Nigerian name on the slippers? I just told him that and he said Why Not? I told him we are using that name, ‘Why Not,’ henceforth for the slippers. That was how we come out with the name YNORTH.
Shoprite’s Made-in-Nigeria initiative gains momentum
The ‘Made-in-Nigeria’ initiative provides additional support to local manufacturers to ensure consistency of supply.
AfriOne unveils manufacturing plant for ‘Made in Nigeria’ phones
The Chief Executive Officer of AfriOne, Mr Sahir Berry at a news briefing in Lagos said that the plant was a technological breakthrough and precedent for the company and for Nigeria.
Focus shifts to made-in-Nigeria products, as entries open in Okonkwo essay contest
Since its debut, the Mike Okonkwo National Essay Competition (MONEC), has lent itself as a platform where pupils debate topical national issues, and in the process display their understanding and grasp of conventional national matters.