Dangote’s $1bn cement plant set to commence operations in Edo

Dangote Cement is set to commission and commence operations on its $1 billion production plant, which has been completed in Okpella, Edo state. The plant, which sits on a 1000-hectare land has the capacity to produce six million Metric Tonnes Per Annum (MTPA). It is expected to boost cement production in the state, in line […]

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Is Edo State, Nigeria’s Next Manufacturing Hub?

By Franklin Ocheneyi   There is a strong indication that Edo State might soon emerge as Nigeria’s next emerging industrialised City like Lagos and Ogun State. According to Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, there are more than 2,000 manufacturing companies in Lagos alone, while those in Ogun is estimated to have stripped this figure, thus making […]

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