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Making retail industry next growth frontier

Making retail industry next growth frontier

The retail market accounts for 16 per cent of Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product. It also holds a $40 billion growth opportunity by 2020, driven largely by a market of over 180 million, a growing middle class with spending power and rising urbanisation. Despite emerging a new frontier of growth for local and international investors andRead More …

‘Most Nigerians not meeting fruit intake requirement’

‘Most Nigerians not meeting fruit intake requirement’

A renowned nutritionist, Dr. Bisi Abiola, has identified cultural and natural restrictions as the major problems preventing a greater percentage of Nigerians from meeting the recommended daily fruit servings. Abiola, who is the managing director of Indulge Nigeria Limited, said this in her latest monthly healthy living discourse, a platform that reviews the positive roleRead More …

N’Assembly delays payment of outstanding N1.2tn export grant

N’Assembly delays payment of outstanding N1.2tn export grant

Anna Okon Payment of outstanding Export Expansion Grant estimated put at over N1tn is expected to commence as soon as the National Assembly reconvenes and gives its approval, the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, Nigerian Export Promotion Council, Mr Segun Awolowo, has said. He said this in Lagos on Thursday at the Annual General […] …

‘Skill important for performance management’

‘Skill important for performance management’

The Manager, OutsideIn Human Relations, Mr Joshua Ademuwagun, has said that businesses, organisations and even nations are a reflection of the individual performance of members. He stated this while facilitating a training exercise organised by the Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with OutsideIn HR, themed “Managing and Motivating Performance.” The training held in Lagos […] …

NB, FRSC take DDD mega rallies to three states

NB, FRSC take DDD mega rallies to three states

Rasheed Bisiriyu Nigerian Breweries Plc has commenced the 2018 edition of its annual Don’t Drink and Drive campaign in collaboration with the Federal Road Safety Corps. The campaign aimed at creating road safety awareness and minimise the dangers of drink driving would involve staging mega rallies this year in Eket, Akwa Ibom State, Ojota in […] …

Vlisco, Obaseki discuss Benin Industrial Park factory

Vlisco, Obaseki discuss Benin Industrial Park factory

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has said that fruitful negotiations are ongoing to attract Vlisco, one of Africa’s largest textile companies  to set up at the Benin Industrial Park, as the state plans to reposition as a textile hub in the country. Obaseki stated this when he received executive members of the National Union […] …

FG’s industrialisation policy yielding results, says MAN

FG’s industrialisation policy yielding results, says MAN

Anna Okon The Federal Government’s commitment to resource-based industrialisation and backward integration is yielding positive results, leading to increase in utilisation of local raw materials, manufacturers have said. The outgoing President of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, Dr Frank Jacobs, said that credible policies by the government were also responsible for the country’s exit from the […] …

BIC unveils shave & win promo

BIC unveils shave & win promo

Bic Shaver says it has concluded plans to kick-start a coupon-based promotion themed “Shave & Win”. The promotion is aimed at rewarding its consumers for their loyalty and patronage over the years, the firm noted in a statement. It added that the nationwide consumer promo which would induce product trial by new users would offer […] …

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