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Influx of foreign fabrics killing Nigeria’s textile industry — Sarkin-Kebbi

It was a shocking revelation, as the joint patrol team of Western Marine Command, WMC, of Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, cracked down on unrelenting smugglers in the waterways around Ilufe Ojo-Alaba and Tungeji Ijofin creek along Nigeria/Benin Republic axis, intercepting 80 big bales of textile materials, 58 small bales and 10 bags in a night operation. This is coming only few weeks after the same Command intercepted jerrycans of smuggled petroleum products and foreign rice from the creeks.

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Experts laud firm’s breakfast campaign

The ongoing BreakfastwithChivita100% campaign which has trended for months on influential social media platforms and enjoyed positioning on strategic out of home platforms, as well as a blitz of television advertisement on terrestrial and satellite channels, is a pointer to prepare a good communication campaign. With its key message of making breakfast complete 100% fruit juice gaining traction, the brand has through effective communication endeared itself to consumers by offering a highly attractive value proposition.

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LBS, SUN business network, stakeholders discover role of nutrition in production process

Following its efforts in nation building and economic growth via research and capacity development, Lagos Business School’s First Bank Sustainability in collaboration with SUN business network, stakeholders in nutrition, public and private sectors together on ‘Nutrition: Everyone’s Business’. The programme which targeted ‘scaling up nutrition’ for healthy living which empowers workforce according to experts and promotes economic growth. The convening was organized in collaboration with SBN and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN).

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YEFA, partners train emerging entrepreneurs

Considering the place of logistic and supply chain management in developing countries of Africa and global competitiveness, Young Entrepreneurs Foundation of Africa (YEFA ), a not for profit Organization poised with vested interest in nurturing Africa’s innovative youths toward becoming entrepreneurs who can earn decent living despite their level of education, is set to present a 4 day training and empowerment workshop which aims at raising 21st century entrepreneurs in logistics and supply chain business in Nigeria.

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MAN seeks expansion of CBN’s Anchor Borrowers Programme

MANUFACTURERS Association of Nigeria, MAN, has proposed the expansion of the scope of Central Bank of Nigeria’s Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP) to further boost production of key commodities and stabilize inputs supply to agro processors. Recall that the ABP scheme was introduced by CBN almost two years ago to boost domestic food production and save the country’s capital outflow as a result of about N1 trillion annual food import bill.

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Oniha: New era begins at DMO

THE economy of Nigeria is set to be exposed to a fresh chapter of growth and development that will be as challenging as it will be rewarding with the appointment of Ms. Patience Oniha as the new Director-General of the Debt Management Office (DMO), the agency of government put in place to oversee and manage public debt.

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Massive foreign investments needed for economic recovery —Teriba

D Ayo Teriba, Chief Execu-tive Officer of Economic Associates, has advised the Federal Government to open up the economy to foreign direct investment in a bid to get Nigeria out of economic recession and keep it on the path of sustainable economic growth. He stated this at a breakfast session of the Financial Services Group of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) in Lagos.

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Unemployed Nigerian youths and job creation

WHEN there was oil boom and a somewhat stable economy, the issue of unemployment was a very big problem. Now that Nigeria is experiencing economic crisis, one wonders what the hope of the teeming unemployed Nigerian youths would be. Nigeria’s economy has been hurting on account of the drop in oil prices at the international oil market. All oil producing countries around the globe are feeling the impact of the historic fall in the price of crude oil.

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Entrepreneurs plan summit tour across six geo-political zones

YOUNG Entrepreneurs of Nigeria (YEN) is set to host entrepreneurship summit for the youth tagged, “Youth Empowerment Summit 2017 (YES2017)”, across the six geo-political zones of the country from September 27 to November 2, 2017. The summit is an annual gathering of Nigerian young entrepreneurs and youths at all stages of business development to discuss and x-ray the challenges and solutions proffer to youth entrepreneurship and empowerment in the country.

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