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Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN)

MAN: No insecurity in Eastern ports

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria has faulted the claim in some quarters that there was a high level of insecurity at the Eastern ports.

Cashless policy: Regulators, business community set for nationwide rollout

Baring any last minute disruptions in the implementation guidelines, Nigeria’s cashless Policy piloted by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) would go live nationwide from March 31, 2020, after about eight years of clinical trials of its pilot phase.

Afreximbank chief urges Nigeria to set up agency for AfCFTA

To enjoy the opportunities offered by the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), the President of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), Prof. Benedict Oramah, has urged Nigeria to set up a specialized agency for the project.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Ogun governor vows to make state investment destination

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has reiterated his commitment towards making the state the first investment destination of choice not only in Nigeria but In the Sub-Saharan Africa.

Minister, Aliko Dangote to speak on AfCFTA at IoD confab

The Minister of Industry, Trade & Investment, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo, is the keynote speaker and will lead other top speakers as the Institute of Directors (IoD) Nigeria 2019 Annual Director’s Conference in Abuja.

Manufacturers raise alarm over smuggled roofing sheets

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) may be losing N1 billion in revenue from smuggling of roofing sheets, the Chairman of Basic Metal, Iron and Fabricated Steel (BMIFS), Dr. Kamoru Yusuf, has observed.
The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan has described insinuations that he is a rubber stamp to the Executive as “sentimental and laughable”.

Senator Lawan: Ninth Assembly will strengthen manufacturing, promote conducive atmosphere

The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday assured manufacturers that the Ninth National Assembly would strengthen the sector with enabling laws to boost growth and job creation in the nation.

AfCFTA: Afreximbank okays $500 million for Nigerian manufacturers

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has approved a $500 million facility to enable Nigerian manufacturers take full advantage of the opportunities offered by the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA).
Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN)

MAN urges Nigerians to embrace Made-in-Nigeria products

The President of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), Mr. Mansur Ahmed, has enjoined Nigerians to have preference for Nigerian-manufactured products to enable the country’s local manufacturers employ more Nigerians and spread wealth in the country.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

NLC rejects ‘deliberate’ delay, demands immediate implementation of new minimum wage

The National Executive Council (NEC) of NLC has rejected the delay by the Federal Government to commence implementation of the New National minimum wage.
Saratu Iya Aliyu

Ministers should not learn on the job – NACCIMA chief

Speaking on the factors that should determine, who heads the Ministry of Finance, National President, Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, NACCIMA, Hajiya Saratu Aliyu, said Nigerians do not want someone who would learn on the job.
Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN)

MAN: Manufacturing activities shrunk marginally in Q2’19

Manufacturers’ confidence on the Nigerian economy weakened in the second quarter of 2019 (Q2’19) with the aggregate Manufacturers CEO’s Confidence Index, MCCI, shrinking to 50.9 points, indicating a contraction of 0.4 points from 51.3 points recorded in the first quarter (Q1’19).

Group urges federal government to probe Son, Customs over influx of smuggled goods

A group under the auspices of Social Integrity Network, (SIN) has staged a peaceful protest in Kaduna, asking the Federal Government to urgently probe the Standard Organization of Nigeria, (SON) and Nigeria Customs Service over influx of smuggled and substandard goods into Nigeria.
Power returned to much of Argentina and two neighboring countries following a massive blackout that left tens of millions in the dark on Sunday.

Report: Why stable power supply’ll remain a mirage

An end to the erratic power supply in Nigeria is far from sight. Reason: Nigeria’s power sector losses have risen to N332.4 billion due to insufficient gas supply, distribution and transmission infrastructure between January and July, 2019.
Saratu Iya Aliyu

OPS commends federal government for signing AfCFTA

The Organised Private Sector (OPS), has expressed satisfaction with the signing of African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) by Federal Government.

NAFDAC governing council suspends implementation of new tariffs

The Governing Council of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has suspended implementation of the new tariffs which came into effect on June 1 2019 in order to douse tension and assuage the yearnings of stakeholders in the pharmaceutical, Food and Allied Industries.
Mansur Ahmed .. MAN president

MAN: Standard organisation is inefficient

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has advised the federal government to re-examine the mandate of the Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON).
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Former President Obasanjo urges President Buhari to sign Africa free trade agreement

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the African Continental Free Trade Area (ACFT) agreement.

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Ahmed Musa: Super Eagles will not take Lesotho for granted

Ahmed Musa has stated Nigeria will not underrate Lesotho when they meet in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game on Sunday.
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has said thugs intimidated voters, election observers and journalists on a scale it said would affect the integrity of the governorship election in Kogi State.

Kogi elections: Politicians engage in fake news to delegitimise INEC – CDD

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) said political parties used fake news to delegitimise Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the electoral process during Kogi governorship election.

Kogi guber: Why PDP will defeat APC – Idris Wada

Former Governor Idris Wada of Kogi State, has expressed optimism that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will win Saturday’s governorship election in the state.
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Bayelsa guber: PDP dispatching armed thugs to intercept ward results – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has alerted security agencies especially the military and the police of an alleged plot by leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to frustrate collation of results in Bayelsa State.
In a preliminary report released by its election analysis centre, CDD said vote buying was recorded in different parts of the state despite the enlistment of anti-graft agencies by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Kogi elections: Vote-buying, electoral violence rife despite heavy security presence – Situation Room

It said attacks on electoral observers, vote-buying and electoral violence happened despite the heavy presence of security officials.