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Hospitality: Firm to open ninth property in Nigeria

Hospitality: Firm to open ninth property in Nigeria

Multinational hotel brand Marriott International, Inc. said it is on track to open the Four Points by Sheraton, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa-Ibom State, this year. It will be its ninth property in Nigeria. Marriott International, based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, encompasses a portfolio of more than 6, 900 properties in 30 leading hotel brands spanning 130 countries and […] …

NB Plc embarks on nationwide entertainment campaign

NB Plc embarks on nationwide entertainment campaign

Brewery  giant, Nigerian Breweries  Plc  has  embarked   on a nationwide  campaign to extend the deluxe live football and music experience to Nigerians. So far, football fans have been  treated to premium entertainment experience  and  where fans were given exclusive invites to special screening of matches. Under its   billing, rap icon, M.I Abaga took the Choc […] …

Industrialisation: Special economic zones offer fresh vista

Industrialisation: Special economic zones offer fresh vista

A fresh impetus may have come the way of Nigeria’s drive for industrialisation. Courtesy of Projects Made in Nigeria Exports, otherwise known as Project-MINE initiative, the Federal Government seeks to boost manufacturing’s share of GDP to 20 per cent. Through MINE, which uses Special Economic Zones (SEZs) that offer advanced infrastructure and facilities at competitive […] …

Experts seek youth involvement in industrial, agric sectors

Experts seek youth involvement in industrial, agric sectors

Experts have urged the Federal and state governments to ensure that youths are adequately informed of the available opportunities in the industrial and agricultural sectors of the nation’s economy. The experts stated that there is need for the Federal and state governments to get more youths involved is the nation’s ongoing industrialisation drive aimed at […] …

Ajaokuta Steel ’ll soon come to life, says Osinbajo

Ajaokuta Steel ’ll soon come to life, says Osinbajo

The Ajaokuta Steel Complex in Kogi State will soon start working again for the benefits of the people, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has assured. He gave the assurance at the Civic Centre in the Palace of Attah of  Igala, Dr. Michael Idakwo Ameh Oboni, as part of the administration’s campaign for the coming elections. Osinbajo […] …

ALSCON to restart production soon, says BPE

ALSCON to restart production soon, says BPE

The comatose Aluminum Smelting Company of Nigeria (ALSCON), in Ikot Abasi, Akwa Ibom State, is to be re-inaugurated by President Muhammadu Buhari to enable it to restart production. The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) Director-General (DG), Mr. Alex Okoh, who gave the hint through BPE’s Head, Public Communications, Mrs. Amina Othman, in Abuja, during the […] …

Chamber to banks: be flexible in funds disbursement to SMEs

Chamber to banks: be flexible in funds disbursement to SMEs

The Enugu Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ECCIMA) has called on relevant financial institutions to be flexible in the disbursement of funds to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). ECCIMA President Mr. Emeka Udeze made the call at the chamber’s 45th Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Enugu, during the week. He said the Federal […] …

Entrepreneurs seek improved auditing to boost SMEs

Entrepreneurs seek improved auditing to boost SMEs

Entrepreneurs have urged government agencies to embrace standard internal auditing to predict, indicate and curb sharp practices. This, they noted,  will boost the fight against corruption and promote the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). To them, government agencies such as the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Nigerian […] …

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