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The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) said that at the end of the first half of 2019, an estimated 1,644,392 historical cumulative jobs had over time been created by the sector.
The House of Representatives on Tuesday commenced a process of halting further proliferation of nylon and plastic bags, especially by commercial outlets and market traders in the country.
As part of measures to reduce pollution of the environment, Ecobank Nigeria said it has successfully removed over two million plastic bottles in exchange for cash from the street of Lagos.
The manufacturing sector recorded a decline of about N77.92bn in output in the first quarter of this year, figures obtained from the National Bureau of Statistics have revealed.
The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) has warned against the killing of vultures, which they play a major role in cleaning up the society.
An Economist, Mr Rasheed Yusuf, has urged CBN to sustain its ban on 40 items from accessing foreign exchange at the official window to promote their local production and generate more jobs.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Monday, added fertiliser to the list of items classified as “Not Valid for Foreign Exchange.”
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Monday vowed to clamp down on individuals and businesses engaging in clandestine activities to frustrate the restriction of foreign exchange on the importation of 41 items into the country.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) may increase the number of items not eligible for forex from 41 items to include many others products being produced in Nigeria.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Housing, Prince Gbolahan Lawal, has alerted the public against the use of asbestos as ceiling in homes, saying it could cause cancer.
The Thai government will ban imports of electronic and plastic waste following reports of massive piles of scrap electronics turning up in the country, potentially turning it into the “world’s garbage bin,” local media reported on Thursday.
Ogun Commissioner for the Environment, Mr. Bolaji Oyeleye, has cautioned residents against arbitrary dumping of plastic materials in the state.
Federal government urges manufacturers to adopt bio-degradable packaging to minimise plastic pollutants
The federal government through the National Orientation Agency (NOA) has called on manufacturers and shopping outlets to adopt bio-degredable packaging for their products to minimise the availability of plastic pollutants in the country.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said the Nigeria-China currency swap deal would not cover the importation of the 41 items banned in its 2015 circular on items not valid for foreign exchange.
We are drinking plastic particles! That is the shocking conclusion of the research of the world’s leading brands of bottled water in nine countries.
The Akwa Ibom State government has said it has sold over two million high-quality pencils since the state began pencils production last year.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed the abduction of the Supervisory Presiding Officer (SPO) in riverine Afafanyi/Igonigoni Ward of Cross River and hijack of election materials by unknown gone.
A retired Salvadoran general on Friday acknowledged for the first time that the armed forces were responsible for a notorious 1981 massacre of nearly 1,000 people during the country's civil war.
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has disclosed that the party will push President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Assembly to insert in the electoral law that any Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) official who deliberately declared a loser as the winner of an election should be charge to Court when the Court established that a fraud had been commuted.
The Ogun government says it will no longer permit farming and erection of permanent structure in its forest reserves.
Ahead of next year’s election governorship election in Ondo State, in which his position is being eyed by some interested party members, the state Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, on Saturday dared the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) not to replace him with any other person if it wishes to win the state.
Whilst there are numerous conflicting reports in both the Portuguese and English media about what is happening in the Bruno Fernandes transfer saga, the weight of evidence suggests that it is likely to be concluded in the near future.
Dozens of security operatives from the Nigeria Police, Department of State Services (DSS), Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), most of them armed on Monday morning positioned themselves at Panseke, a bustling area of Abeokuta, Ogun State, following planned rally by the Yoruba Youth Congress (YYC).
Chelsea centre-back Antonio Rudiger has donated the sum of $101,000 to support free quality education in Sierra Leone.
A man of the cloth, hunters as well as men of Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) on Tuesday led a solidarity rally in support of the South-West security outfit ‘Operation Amotekun’.
Governor of Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma, on Tuesday announced plans to conduct fresh elections into the twenty-seven local government councils in the state