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LCCI to reward business excellence, governance at awards

Deputy President, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Knut Ulvmoen (left); President, Chief Mrs, Nike Akande; Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Office, CMC Connect, Yomi Badejo-Okusanya and Chairman, Trade Promotion Board, LCCI, and Sola Oyetayo at the official unveiling of the MANILLA 2017 LCCI Award in Lagos…yesterday PHOTO: FEMI ADEBESIN-KUTIIn recognition ...

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‘Arik operations stabilising amid refunds’

Chief Executive Officer, of Arik Air, Capt. Roy Ilegbodu, became a strong lifeline for the survival of the company, even as it has currently returned to operational stability. The intervention by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), with a fresh fund of N1.5 billion, according to the Chief Executive ...

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Pathway to effective trade facilitation, by APM Terminals boss

The Country Manager of APM Terminals Nigeria, David Skov has highlighted four principles, which he said are capable of facilitating trade in the country. The Country Manager of APM Terminals Nigeria, David Skov has highlighted four principles, which he said are capable of facilitating trade in the country. Skov, who ...

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CPC, NCAA seal pact on Nigerian aviation customers’ protection

The newly appointed Executive Secretary, CPC, Babatunde Irukera, said the most important thing for the two government agencies to do now is to address the prevailing violations of the law by airline operators, as it affects the wellbeing of consumers. The Consumer Protection Council (CPC), and the Nigeria Civil Aviation ...

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Again, MAN reiterates disapproval against economic agreement

Frank Jacobs, MAN PresidentThe Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has again reiterated its hard stance against the ECOWAS-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) stating that government should address concerns bordering on market access before endorsing the agreement. According to the manufacturers, addressing the EPA Market Access before the country endorses the ...

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Ship owners back Peterside to lead African maritime revival

Dakuku PetersideShip Owners Association of Nigeria (SOAN), has given its support to the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and safety Agency (NIMASA), Dakuku Peterside, to lead African maritime sector revival. This will be for the economic benefit of the continent, following his recent election as the Chairman, of ...

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SON, creative industry, partner on standards, counterfeiting

DG of SON, Osita Anthony AbolomaThe Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), has expressed commitment towards checking the activities of counterfeiters in the country, even as it urged stakeholders in the film industry to adhere strictly to standards for growth of the creative sector. The Director-General, SON, Osita Aboloma, made the ...

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Between the two gateway ports

A container and tanker lorry crash at a bad portion of Apapa road Lagos. (Inset) Another bad spot at Tin Can second gate. Seaports and airports are undoubtedly major gateways to any nation. The duo access points however play critical role in the developmental goals of economies across the world. ...

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Government mulls establishment of satellite industrial centres

Managing Director, NEPZA, Emmanuel Jime To fast-track its plan on diversification, the Federal Government has commenced plans to establish Satellite Industrial Centres across the six geo-political zone of the country. The establishment of these industrial centres which will be anchored by the Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA ), is ...

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Efforts to foster sustainable rice production gain traction

Nigeria has long relied on imports to help supply its significant rice demand; however, efforts to support small-scale famers through training and improved access to credit are expected to boost domestic production and the overall performance of the agriculture industry. To help meet national demand of around 5.2m tonnes in ...

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