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Deepening local content access in Nigeria

Deepening local content access in Nigeria

With the television broadcast industry undergoing a transition from analogue television to the initial test-running of digital television (DTT) in 1998, there was a huge expectation globally that a more refined digital television would be within the reach of all and sundry. Pay television service-via satellite- had, a few years before, debuted in Nigeria and had introduced to the public a new television viewing experience marked by top-class programming and considerably better audio-visual quality than what they were used to.

Why Local Content matters in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry- Jeon

Why Local Content matters in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry- Jeon

Shipbuilding has two faces like Janus, the Roman god. On the one hand, it is a high-tech, innovative business which demands the best.  On the other hand, it requires hard work, and an intense level of human capital.  By understanding this dual nature of shipbuilding, we were able to design a local content programme that delivered opportunities to Nigeria, whilst delivering cutting-edge technology. 

Local Content: Senate, Reps Committees endorse $48m plant

Local Content: Senate, Reps Committees endorse $48m plant

THE Senate and House of Representatives Committees on Local Content have endorsed the $48 million pipe coating plant of Solewant Group as a model in Nigeria, under the Nigerian Content Oil and Gas Industry Content Development (NOGICD) Act.

Local content, local troubles: How big firms kill  small businesses

Local content, local troubles: How big firms kill small businesses

MOSES, not his real name, is a supplier to two major fabrication and logistics yards in Lagos (names withheld). He said he supplies varied items, ranging from petroleum products to personnel to these companies. However, Moses, who does not want his real name in print, for fear that the companies might blacklist him in the future, is currently broke, does not have a dime in his account and is surviving from the support of his wife and his in-laws, as well as from the goodwill of his friends.