Farouk Salim Takes Over at SON, Promises Innovations to stimulate national self-sufficiency 

A new dawn has commenced at the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) as a new Director – General/Chief Executive, Mallam Farouk Salim takes the baton of leadership from Osita Aboloma. The ceremony was held at the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment witnessed by the Honourable Minister, Otunba Niyi Adebayo, the Permanent Secretary and […]

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Why Telcos Should Spur (cloud) Infrastructure as a Service for SMEs and Large Enterprises In Nigeria – Unitellas MD

Mr. Smith Osemeke is the Managing Director of Unitellas International Limited, the official distributor of Zadara Data Storage solutions in Nigeria. He spoke with Technology and Manufacturing Editors on the uniqueness of their products offering to the government’s and private businesses in    By Industrial Digest   What is Data Immutability, and why did you wants […]

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LCCI urges NLC, TUC to support  Buhari’s fuel, electricity reforms 

By Industrial Digest  The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry(LCCI) has called on the Nigeria Labour Congress [NLC] and the Trade Union Congress [TUC] to shelve the proposed strike they want to begin from tomorrow  (Monday, September 28), and support the government’s current reforms in the petroleum industry and electricity sector.   In a note […]

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Zadara backs the Nigerian government’s local content policy of storing sensitive data locally 

In Summary * Storing citizens  Data in the Public Cloud outside Nigeria creates the problem of Data Protection since data stored in the public cloud is exposed to Cyber and Ransomware attacks.  *The existing Local Service Providers are unable to effectively Store Data not to mention Protect Stored Data * Only GalaxyBack Bone, MainOne and RackCenter are […]

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Nigeria’s Okonjo – Iweala qualifies for next round in race to head WTO

  The Nigerian candidate in the race for World Trade Organisation (WTO) Director-General post, qualified on Friday for the next round of tests after convincing member states of her capabilities. WTO General Council Chair David Walker announced that Dr.  Ngozi Okonjo Iweala , and four other candidates will stay in the race after they secured […]

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Manufacturers say Vested Interests hinders migration to 133KVA from 132/130KV lines

  By Industrial Digest   NIGERIAN manufacturers say “vested interest ” hinders them to connect their factories to 133KVA from 132/130KV lines. This is despite the directive by the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, to Nigeria Electricity Regulation Commission, NERC, to migrate manufacturers on 132/130KV wires to 133KV lines so that they can enjoy Eligible […]

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Manufacturers In Pains, Cry Out To FG For Help

  “This pandemic disrupted the global supply chain, caused a massive slowdown in the international trade and in our case worsened the already fragile economy. The consequence of this development was that sectoral groups ran short of supplies of raw materials due to disruptions in the global value chain and many still cannot access forex.” […]

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INNOVATION: Alibaba to ramp up digital transformation in China’s US$4 trillion manufacturing sector

The e-commerce giant’s New Manufacturing pilot, Xunxi Digital Factory, is powered by technologies such as process and cost planning, automated in-house logistics and its own manufacturing operating system Xunxi, which means fast rhino, has initially offered its cloud-based manufacturing supply chain to small firms in China’s apparel industry. South China morning Post, reports that Alibaba […]

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The $590 Billion Beer Market and Its Five Biggest Competitors

“While the beer industry is insisting that the growing popularity of marijuana is not affecting sales, beer makers are not taking any chances. They are investing big time in creating liquid marijuana brands.”   People all over the world every year consume beer worth a total of $590 billion (2018 figure). China, the United States, […]

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