SON DG Harps On Quality Products, AfCFTA Benefits

SON DG Harps On Quality Products, AfCFTA Benefits

To successfully take advantage of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), the Director-General, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Mallam Farouk Salim has challenged Nigerians to produce products that meet international standards    Salim made the observation on Tuesday in Lagos...
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Cornerstone Insurance Attains N17.53b Gross Premium In 2020

Cornerstone Insurance Attains N17.53b Gross Premium In 2020

For the year ended December 31, 2020, Cornerstone Insurance Plc, attained a Gross Premium of N 17.53 billion    Addressing shareholders on Tuesday at the 29th Annual General Meeting/30th anniversary of the insurer in Lagos, chairman of the company, Mr Segun...
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Lagos Empowers 3,000 Fisheries, Others

Lagos Empowers 3,000 Fisheries, Others

The Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms Abisola Olusanya, has said that no fewer than 3,000 agripreneurs in artisanal fisheries, poultry and piggery value chains would be empowered at the 2021 Agricultural Value Chains Enterprise Activation Programme ...
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NAFDAC Implores MSME Entrepreneurs On Certification Identity Before Export

NAFDAC Implores MSME Entrepreneurs On Certification Identity Before Export

The Director General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye has reiterated the important role that Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) play in the Nigerian economy, saying NAFDAC would continue to ...
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South African Port Operator Hit By Cyber Attack

South African Port Operator Hit By Cyber Attack

South Africa’s logistics company, Transnet SOC has announced that its IT system was hit with a “disruption” that halted operations at the port’s terminals. The company confirmed that the cyber-attack occurred early on Thursday, 22 July and that th...
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Universal Insurance, Oando Top Gainers’ Table As Market Capitalisation Recover N43b

Universal Insurance, Oando Top Gainers’ Table As Market Capitalisation Recover N43b

Transactions on the Nigerian Exchange improved further by 0.21 per cent on Friday. Specifically, the All-Share Index which opened at 38,585.52 inched higher by 82.38 points or 0.21 per cent to close at 38,667.90. Also, the market capitalisation rose by...
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Dangote Cement’s $1b Plant In Edo Set To Commence Operations

Dangote Cement’s $1b Plant In Edo Set To Commence Operations

Dangote Cement’s $1bn 6 million Metric Tonnes Per Annum (MTPA) facility has been completed and is set for commissioning.  The plant, which sits on a 1000-hectare land, is billed to boost cement production in the state, in alignment with Governor...
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NCC Cautions Stakeholders Against Unofficial Statistics

NCC Cautions Stakeholders Against Unofficial Statistics

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has cautioned all stakeholders in the industry to against embrassing any statistics or forecast on activities in the industry, except statistics, projections, or forecast that emanate from the the National Bureau o...
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Enhancing FG’s Revenue Through NCC

Enhancing FG’s Revenue Through NCC

By Moses Ebosele, ebosele@hotmail.com — Despite various economic challenges, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has sustained positive revenue generation profile.  Although NCC is not primarily a revenue-generating agency of the Feder...
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Sekibo: Market Formation Framework, Driver To Optimally Develop Solid Mineral Sector

Sekibo: Market Formation Framework, Driver To Optimally Develop Solid Mineral Sector

MD/CEO of Heritage Bank Plc, Ifie Sekibo has said that market formation framework is the key to optimally exploit Nigeria’s precious metal and solid minerals endowments.  He disclosed this during a webinar organised by the Securities and Exchange Commis...
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CJN Lauds NCC, Reiterates Support For Telecom Sector

CJN Lauds NCC, Reiterates Support For Telecom Sector

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) and Chairman, Board of Governors of the National Judicial Institute (NJI), Justice Tanko Muhammad has reiterated the commitment of the Nigerian Judiciary to the development of telecommunications sector.&nb...
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Bayelsa Seeks To Reacquire OML 46 Licence

Bayelsa Seeks To Reacquire OML 46 Licence

Indications have emerged that the Bayelsa Government has not given up on its Oil Mining Lease (OML 46) licence which was revoked by the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR).  The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Bayelsa Oil Company...
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Buhari Approves N6.25b To Kick-Start Ranching In Katsina

Buhari Approves N6.25b To Kick-Start Ranching In Katsina

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved N6.25billion to set up ranches in Katsina State, Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, said in a statement on Friday.  The statement said Governor Aminu Masa...
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Innoson Urges Court To Set Aside Order On GTB’s Plan To Transform To Holding Company

Innoson Urges Court To Set Aside Order On GTB’s Plan To Transform To Holding Company

AN Enugu-based manufacturing and trading company, Innoson Nigeria Limited, is seeking the order of a Federal High Court, Lagos Judicial Division, to, among others, set aside its ex parte order approving GTB’s intention&nbsp...
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