Manufacturers Association of Nigeria
25 Dec 2019
Though operators continue to raise concerns about the need for safeguard measures under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) regime that is expected to commence next year, the services, non-oil export...
17 Dec 2019
Despite increased access to the ports and local sourcing of raw materials as a result of government’s backward integration policy
11 Dec 2019
The Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON) has said that it has commenced talks with filling plants owners and other relevant stakeholders in order to commence the re-qualification of used gas cylinders
11 Dec 2019
Preparatory to the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) implementation in July 2020, stakeholders in Nigeria’s real sector have identified the need for the country
14 Nov 2019
Entrepreneurship is one of the factors of production; and the others are: land, labour, capital and technology. But the place of the entrepreneur is so critical that without him, the rest could...
23 Oct 2019
Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), has decried the huge decay in infrastructural facilities in the industrial zones of Amuwo Odofin, and Kirikiri areas...
19 Sep 2019
The Food, Beverage and Tobacco (FBT) Sectoral group of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has appointed Chief (Eng.) Patrick Anegbe as its new Chairman. He now holds the appointment alongside the position of President Association of Food and Beverages Tobacco Employers..
30 Aug 2019
Members of the Organised Private Sector (OPS), including manufacturers and the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), have decried continued closure of the nation’s border for a drill, citing that goods meant for export to other regional markets were trapped on the corridor.
21 Aug 2019
Beyond the imposition of restrictions by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on food and other commodities, the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has advocated the need to support patronage of local products and incentivize operators investing in backward integration.
12 Aug 2019
One of the starkest reminders of the misgovernance of the nation by past leaders was the seemingly deliberate effort to stifle the industrial sector that was expected to tackle unemployment. As many analysts now agree, Nigerians’preference for imported goods has also weakened the few existing industries...
9 Aug 2019
If liberalisation under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), is not checked through some safeguard measures, about 4,301 of 4,779 total manufacturing tariff lines of five per cent, 10 per cent, and 20 per cent will be moved to zero per cent in the first five years.
29 May 2019
Four years since the President Muhammadu Buhari administration assumed office, operators in the real sector, especially manufacturers, continue to complain about the same challenges, with many of them gradually losing confidence in the economy. With another opportunity to address the situation, and review policies, operators await policies that can change their fortunes. FEMI ADEKOYA writes.…