COVID-19: Boom Time for Manufacturing production, but will govt walk the talk?

  In Summary ♦ As of today, the 30th of March, 2020, we have recorded 111 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria of which 68 are in Lagos, 21 in the FCT, seven in Oyo, three in Ogun, two in Bauchi, two in Edo, two in Osun, two in Enugu, and one each in Benue, […]

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Coronavirus: Manufacturing production in Nigeria to continue as workers stay safe – MAN

  By Industrial Digest   “GIVEN the fundamental role manufacturers will be playing at a time like this, they have been encouraged to sustain ongoing operations to avoid reduction or shut down of production activities; and scale up their production especially of essential commodities such pharmaceuticals, consumables, sanitary and hygiene products needed to curtail the […]

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PZ Cussons Nigeria designates Panagiotis Katsis New CEO

  Panagiotis Katsis will replace current CEO Christos Giannopoulos when the latter retires June 30 2020, PZ Cussons Nigeria said in a note to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) Friday. “Mr Katsis will be appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of the company effective 1st July 2020,” the consumer goods firm said. Giannopoulos, who would be […]

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MD Shell Nigeria Gas explains company’s participation in NME/NIRAM EXPO

  By Industrial Digest   “The reason we are here is because Lagos, Rivers and Ogun State are the most industrialized states in Nigeria today. I am also proud to say that Shell Gas Nigeria has been providing gas in these three states in various industrial locations and various free trade zones to support industrialization.” […]

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Afreximbank woos Nigerian manufacturers, govt, to Intra-African Trade Fair in Rwanda  

  By Industrial Digest   “Nigerian manufacturers should not fail to be part of the forthcoming Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF) 2020 in Kigali, Rwanda, from September 1-7,” says Afreximbank, the organizer of the fair with the theme: ‘Building Bridges for a successful AfCFTA’ In a 15-minutes presentation during the just ended Nigerian Manufacturing and Equipment […]

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FG, MAN task local manufacturers to adopt Fourth Industrial Revolution Technologies, citing gains  

   By Industrial Digest    “We are living in exciting times. The manufacturing sector must prepare itself for the Fourth Industrial Revolution coming in the age of the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA).” Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, said yesterday, when he declared opened the 2020 edition of the Annual Nigeria Manufacturing […]

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Nigerian shoemakers tap national pride, nostalgia to spur local industry

In Summary Bata Nigeria is a franchise tied to Bata, a historic shoe company based in Switzerland, and present in 70 countries. The Nigeria franchise has stores in the capital, Abuja, the southwestern megacity Lagos and southern oil city Port Harcourt. Bata Nigeria also sells shoes directly to Nigerian schools, for pupils as part of […]

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Nigerian Manufacturers shops for 4IR Technologies at NME/ NIRAM Expo

    By Industrial Digest   For Nigerian manufacturers not to be excluded from the Advanced Digital Production (ADP) technologies that are driving the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), their apex body, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has deemed it fit to expose players in the industry to these technologies so that they can adopt them […]

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Dangote’s  Obajana Cement plant to raise capacity to  16.5Mmta  with 5th production line

(BusinessDay) Obajana Cement Plant, the largest member of Dangote Cement Company’s factories in Nigeria, plans to raise its production capacity to 16.5 million metric tonnes per annum, from its current capacity of 13.3Mmta. Devakumar Edwin, an executive director of the company, said that this will be achieved when a fifth production line, currently being constructed, […]

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