Cadbury Nigeria wins CIPM’s  “People First Health and Safety Awards”

    LAGOS, Nigeria –  Cadbury Nigeria Plc (a part of Mondelēz International) has won the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM)’s  Award  as a ‘People-First Organisation’ for its outstanding commitment and initiatives, deployed to support employee wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic. CIPM is the formerst HR body in Nigeria. Cadbury Nigeria’s Managing Director, Mrs. […]

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Nigeria joins worldwide celebration of 2021 metrology day

  NIGERIA joined the worldwide celebration of the 2021 World Metrology Day today May 20 with the theme “Measurement for Health”. A statement from the office of the Director – General, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Mallam Farouk Salim, disclosed that the theme of the 2021 celebrations as released by the Bureau International des Poids […]

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MAN at 50: MAN dangles N1m essay prizes to university students

  Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has earmarked the sum of N1 million rewards for the would-be winners of its 50th-anniversary essay writing competition. In a tweet on its social media handle, MAN said that the essay competition is for undergraduates students in Nigerian universities. They are to write on the topic: ‘Promoting industrialization in […]

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SON approves four new standards for Renewable Energy sector

  The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has approved and launched four new standards for renewable energy (RE) and energy efficieny (EE) sector. A statement from the office of the Director – General, said that apart from increasing access to power supply across the country, the new standards would open up improved investments in the […]

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EDITORIAL: The Flour Industry, and Nigeria’s Food Security

It’s no exaggeration to say that over 80 percent of the foods that Nigerians eat come from flour. Think about it: spaghetti, sausages, macaroni, and noodles; puff – puff, chin – chin, bread, biscuits, cake, and other flour products that you can think of. Flour is made from wheat, corn, rice, and other cereals. With […]

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MAN at 50 : FG hails $40bn manufacturing outputs & 7m jobs in 20 years

Assures support till country fully industrialized   In Summary  * The Federal Government commended operators in the sector for the production of goods valued at 40 billion USD, and for the employment of seven million Nigerians, for the past 20 years. * The Chairman, House of Senate Committee on Industries, Senator Saidu Alkali, assures the […]

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Nigeria’s biggest cement producers rake in N1.47tn revenue in 2020

  (PUNCH) The three biggest cement producers in Nigeria raked in a total of N1.47 trillion in revenue last year, data collated from their audited financial statements have shown. An analysis of the data showed that their combined revenue increased by 14.84 percent from N1.28tn in 2019 despite the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic […]

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Nigeria certifies electrical, chemical, and food testing laboratories to global standards

  * It gives our country, industries credibility – SON chief   By Franklin Alli   The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has certified three of its testing laboratories in Lagos to international standards. The laboratories are an electrical labs for performing tests on electrical cables, insulation, and sheaths; chemical tech, and goods. The accreditation […]

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See what Lagos is doing to become AfCFTA hub in manufacturing, technology & finance

  * 60 OEMs storm Zenith Exhibitions’ trade shows with new equipment, products   By Franklin Alli Honourable Commissioner, Sam Egube, Lagos State Ministry of Economic Planning and Budget, says that the government is aggressively preparing the city to overtake other cities in Africa to become the hub for the manufacturing, technology, and financial services […]

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