Governments must walk a fine line between acting to save existing industrial firms and putting in place longer-term measures that build back better with more resilient industries, more able to resist shocks such as pandemics.
The Federal Government and United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) have unfolded a national action plan on mercury in artisanal and small-scale gold mining for the country.
Assures of support for FG’s public works programme selection committee Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, yesterday, restated that the ongoing enumeration exercise tagged: Data to Make Edo Great Again (Data to MEGA) will aid development planning, foster socio-economic development and improve livelihoods of Edo people. Obaseki said this when Country Director of the United Nations…
31 Dec 2020
A leading researcher at the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA), Dr. Folashade Olajuyigbe, has won the 2020 International Research Grant from the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Collaborative Research Programme (ICGEB-CRP) Italy.
25 Nov 2020
Nigeria’s quest to refine its white products got a lift yesterday, as President Muhammadu Buhari, inaugurated a 5,000 barrel per day (bpd) refinery, and the groundbreaking for another 45,000 refineries expected to be completed within two years.
27 Oct 2020
The Federal Government, and United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), have concluded programmes, aimed at advancing economic benefits, and safeguard the environment of artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Nigeria. The Regional Director, UNIDO, Jean B. Bakole, during a virtual conference, said over 90 percent of Nigeria’s mineral sector activities are being carried out by these miners,…
11 Sep 2020
The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) has projected a gloomy outlook for the global manufacturing industry, saying...
10 Jun 2020
Global manufacturing output in the first quarter of the year, slowed down by six per cent due to China’s lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19, as well as ongoing uncertainties arising from trade...
8 May 2020
How Africa copes with the attack on lives and livelihoods brought about by the COVID-19 outbreak will depend largely on how quickly stakeholders organise a public health response.
23 Mar 2020
Worried by ceaseless discharge of toxic waste by industries into communities in Kano, stakeholders are advocating rapid completion of the N2.8billion effluent treatment plants.
26 Feb 2020
The rate of global manufacturing growth has declined for a second consecutive year, dropping to a marginal rate of two percent in 2019, according to International Yearbook of Industrial Statistics 2020...