Dangote vehicle plant enters expansion drive

Dangote Sinotruk West Africa Limited, a budding automobile company, has entered another phase in its expansion drive. The company has said that it was increasing its local input into the assembling plant to up to 60 per cent, even as it plans to roll out commercial vehicles soon. The expansion drive, which is part of the backward integration plan, is More...

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By Felix OLOYEDE On Monday, October 22nd, 2018

Companies groan as poor policies erode profits

A manufacturing factory in Nigeria …as many foreign companies embark on divestment By AYOOLA OLAOLUWA Nigeria’s business communities are groaning over the state of the economy amidst economic downturn, investigation More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Thursday, October 11th, 2018

Stanel CEO speaks on Nigerian economy at Sunderland University

Uzochukwu at Sunderland University. The Chief Executive Officer of Stanel Group, Dr Stanley Uzochukwu, has been invited by Sunderland University, UK, to feature as a Guest Speaker in the ongoing “Nigeria @58 Edition” More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Thursday, September 20th, 2018

FG to generate N6bn from concession of 20 Silos

Audu Ogbeh, Minister for Agric and Rural Development The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved the Concessioning of 20 out of its 33 Silos to private sector operators at the cost of N6 billion. The More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

MAN sets for 46th AGM as Jacobs bows out 

Dr Frank Jacobs, President Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) The Manufacturer Association of Nigeria (MAN) has unveiled plans for its 46th Annual General Meeting and Manufacturers Annual lecture/Presidential More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

Livestock subsector provides livelihood to over 30% of rural Nigerians, says Ogbeh

L-R: Mr. Matin Middernacht, Managing Director, Chi Farms Ltd, Dr. Olaniran Alabi, Director and Chief Veterinary Officer, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and Mr. Gabriel Varga, Regional Director, More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

Nigeria needs $363bn to tackle housing deficit -Expert

Former Managing Director of the Nigeria Mortgage Refinance Company, Professor Charles Inyangete, says Nigeria needs 363 billion dollars, about N111.08 trillion to meet current housing deficits in the country. Nigeria More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Fresh controversy over foreign loans: Experts challenge FG’s claims

JOHNMARK UKOKO Iyalode Alaba Lawson, NACCIMA President As the debate on whether the country should obtain the $5.5 billion loan from global financial institutions or not rages on, the umbrella body of Organized More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Monday, October 23rd, 2017

As Trade Fairs arrive: where are the gains, what are the issues

By JOHNMARK UKOKO In few weeks time, the country will host three major “international trade fairs”, in Lagos, Port Harcourt and Kano to promote trade and commerce in the various cities, as well as to boost the More...