Self-sufficiency in rice production, still a long way
Despite the much-vaunted strides by the Federal Government towards attaining self-sufficiency in rice production in 2018, it appears the bulk of the so-called successes are on paper, rather than reality. In fact, even states that made huge budgetary allocations to rice production early in the year, have little or nothing to show at this time…
CAVA II identifies inconsistency in raw materials as bane of cassava production
The Country Manager of Cassava Adding Value for Africa II (CAVA II) (Nigeria), Prof. Later Sanni has identified inconsistency in the supply of raw materials as a major and critical point for the survival of large-scale industries in the country. Sanni, who stated this during the facilitation and communication skills training programme for Development…
Federal Govt plans production of raw materials to save N43 trillion in five years
The Federal Ministry of Science and Technology says it has developed a mechanism aimed at production of raw materials in Nigeria to save the country N43 trillion in five years. Minister Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, who disclosed this during an interactive session on the national science, technology and innovation roadmap (2017-2030) with members…
Govt, poultry farmers seek measures to address smuggling, production capacity
According to the Federal Government, Nigeria should not be importing poultry products as the nation has competitive and comparative advantages to produce to meet local and international demands.
Firm unveils expansion plan, restates commitment to quality product
“Our factory is certified by the Standard Organisation of Nigeria with high performing machinery producing furniture at international standards.
Dangote Tomato Processing Company suspends production
The newly established Dangote Tomato Processing Factory in Kadawa, Kano State, has suspended production, its Managing Director, Alhaji Abdulkadir Kaita, said.
Canada’s fire-hit oil firms to start production
Oil sands firms in Canada’s Alberta province are slowly restarting production after a massive wildfire forced a week-long shutdown.