Industrial Training Fund to begin manufacturing phones

  The Director-General/CE of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Mr. Joseph Ari, has said plans are at an advanced stage to commence mass production of the locally manufactured ITF mobile smartphones, which was recently presented to President Muhammadu Buhari. He said the device would be made available and affordable to Nigerians adding that this would […]

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Dangote’s urea fertilizer plant to generate $400m export 

  Dangote Urea Fertilizer Plant has the capacity to meet local and foreign demands for fertilizer and to generate $400 million annual foreign exchange from export to African countries. The Vanguard reported that the fertilizer plant, which  currently pushes out a minimum of 120 trucks per day across the country,  is expected to manufacture three million […]

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After cement, Nigeria heads for self-sufficiency in fertilisers; thanks to Aliko Dangote

By Franklin Alli    THE entry of African billionaire Aliko Dangote , the Preident of Dangote Industries Limited, into the Nigerian manufacturing landscape some 30 years ago, have brought a lot of benefits to the country’s industrial sector and the economy. These benefits are employment opportunities for thousands of Nigerians on the company’s payrolls, billions […]

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Dangote to commence sale of fertilisers Monday *Banks invest $10bn

  Dangote Industries Limited says its three million metric tonnes granulated urea fertiliser plant is now completed and its products will flood the Nigerian market from Monday June 7. Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Chairman, Dangote Group, made the disclosure today, as the Central Bank Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, came on a final inspection tour of the […]

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SON evacuates substandard tyres from a warehouse in Ogun State

From left to right : Director, Inspectorate and Compliance Department,Standard Oganisation of Nigeria, Mr Mark manady Dakhling; Deputy director,ICD,Engr. Enebi shua’ib Onuche;and ICD,officer,Engr. Tsonatu Theophilus,during the evacuation of substandard tyres worth million at a whare house in Ogun state,yesterday. Related posts: SON acquires sophisticated machine for shredding fake tyres CSR: Nigerian Breweries Plc to plant […]

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Nigeria is 10th on industrial competitiveness in Africa – UNIDO CIP 2020 report

♦We have a lot more to do – FEDA Chief   By Franklin Alli A UNIDO report has shown that Nigeria is the 10th  leading emerging  industrial economy in Africa. Globally, Germany is ranked the most industrialized country; China is second , followed by the Republic of Korea,  United states of America , and Japan. […]

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Cross River: Governor Ayade prefers industrialisation

    “These projects include the construction of 675 kilometers Super Highway, Bakassi Deep Sea Port, Garment Factory, Rice Mill Factory, and Cocoa Processing Factory.”   Cross River –  In the past six years, there has been a new direction in governance with a focus on industrialization, away from the previous administrations in Cross River […]

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