Monday, 2nd October 2023

Manufacturers Association of Nigeria

1 Sep
Nigeria’s local capacity utilisation nosedived further by 5.6 per cent in the second quarter, showing the economy’s ability to create jobs is getting increasingly weaker.
22 Aug
• Poor infrastructure, FX scarcity, credit crunch are pain points The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has expressed worry over the country’s bloated debt profile, saying as of December 2022 had increased by 17 percent from the record of December 2021. Director-General, MAN, Segun Ajayi-Kadir, lamented that in the absence of commensurate infrastructural development and…
12 Jul
A report by the World Bank, said businesses in Nigeria suffer a yearly loss of $29 billion as a result of unreliable power supply – a development that continues to cripple both private and public investments in the country.
28 Jun
The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has condemned the proposed increase by 40 per cent in electricity tariff from July 1, 2023, describing it as outrageous, adding that the move could sound the death knell for many small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the country.
31 May
The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has commended President Bola Tinubu’s industrial policy to utilise the full range of fiscal measures to promote domestic manufacturing and lessen import dependency.
5 Apr
The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has hailed the decision of Federal Government to suspend the proposed hike in excise duty on beer, wines and spirits, tobacco and non-alcoholic beverage later this year, noting that the decision will bring succor to the operators.
15 Mar
Local manufacturers have raised concerns about the size of loans given to the manufacturing sector by commercial banks, describing it as inadequate and one that does not encourage productivity in the sector.
22 Feb
High operating expenses in some industrial zones, especially those in Rivers/Bayelsa and Cross-Rivers/Akwa-Ibom zones continue to depress manufacturing sector indices below the benchmark points, raising concerns for productivity and employment generation.
4 Jan
Manufacturing firms can see energy cost savings of 30 per cent switching to gas when compared to grid supply and as much as 80 percent on diesel costs, Clarke Energy has said.
4 Jan
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has advocated sustained intervention in the nation’s manufacturing and productive sectors to enhance growth, improve productivity and hedge risks from inflation.
14 Dec 2022
Worried about limited access to raw materials, local producers have urged the government to unveil incentives that will encourage and deepen local raw materials sourcing, especially in the form of backward integration.
20 Nov 2022
The carbonated soft drinks sub-sector of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has cried out to the Federal Government over the proposed increase in ad-valorem excise tax on


8 mins ago
The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), has declared additional over N16 billion as liquidation dividend to be paid to depositors, creditors and shareholders of 20 banks in-liquidation.
17 mins ago
The Police Command in Taraba on Monday confirmed the electrocution of a family of four around Dinyavo area of Jalingo, the state capital.
1 hour ago
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has announced that it has obtained an arrest warrant and initiated extradition proceedings for the trial of a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, in Nigeria.
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In the vibrant landscape of Nigerian beauty, two iconic elements have consistently stood out as symbols of tradition, elegance, and cultural identity: gele and beadwork. Gele, the intricately tied headwrap, and beadwork, the art of adorning oneself with beautifully crafted beads, play a pivotal role in celebrating Nigerian heritage. In this beauty guide, we delve…
2 hours ago
Global best practices require that close attention be paid, not only to maximizing profits but also to the corporation's response to the upliftment of the environment and the larger society, thus the need for organizations to be vibrant in giving back to the society through Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) projects.
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As Nigeria celebrates its independence, what better way to honour the occasion than by incorporating the nation's vibrant green colour into your fashion choices? Green represents the lush landscapes, rich culture, and hope for a brighter future. Here are fabulous ways to infuse green into your wardrobe to celebrate this significant day in style. 1.…
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The Kogi State All Progressives Congress Governorship Campaign Council has called on security agencies to fish out those responsible for the unfortunate killing of a harmless female supporter of the party in Kotonkarfe Local Government Area of Kogi State and bring them to book to serve as deterrent to other criminals.
2 hours ago
Youths and civil society organisations under the aegis of Rising-Up for a United Nigeria (RUN) have called on President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to remain focused and not be distracted by the antics of the opposition political parties in the country. At a rally at the Unity Fountain, Abuja as part of celebration to mark this…
3 hours ago
The Adamawa Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Yola on Monday affirmed the election of Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Dr Umar Ardo, and his party had challenged Fintiri’s victory before the tribunal, alleging corrupt practices, threat and violence at the election. Ardo, who joined…