President Buhari visits Lagos, commissions 16.5 metres deep Lekki Sea Port

President Muhammadu Buhari as part of activities marking his visit to Lagos on Monday commissioned the 16.5 metres deep Lekki Sea Port. President Buhari, who arrived at the venue in an helicopter alongside Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu , cut the ceremonial tape at the port at 4.42 p.m. The President, thereafter, proceeded on a brief drive-through READ MORE

Transportation Minister pledges support to NPA’s initiatives on staff welfare

The Minister of Transportation, Mu’azu Jaji Sambo, on Saturday pledged the support of the Ministry to the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on its initiatives on staff welfare. Sambo made the pledged at the 2022 Year Long Service/Merit Award of the Nigerian Ports Authority held in Lagos. The minister further congratulated awardees and the entire workers READ MORE

MAN urges African nations to maximize opportunities presented by AfCFTA

MINA Blog- The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) on Wednesday encouraged African nations to maximize the opportunities presented by the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to fully integrate the continent into the global market. Chief Francis Meshioye, the President of MAN made the call at the “Lighting the African Trade Torch for the Implementation READ MORE

Stakeholders laud Jim Ovia, as zenith bank names iconic unilag alumni building in honour of late Prof. Ibidapo-Obe

The memory of Professor Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe, a former Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos, came alive as Zenith Bank Plc named the iconic building housing its Unilag Branch and the University of Lagos (Unilag) Alumni in his honour on Friday, November 25, 2022. In his opening remarks at the commissioning ceremony, the Group Managing READ MORE

Nigeria: CBN expresses satisfaction at positive response to Naira redesign, commits to protecting unbanked, underserved rural dwellers

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has restated its commitment to protect interests of millions of unbanked and underserved Nigerians, who mostly reside in the rural areas. The apex bank made this known on Sunday, in a statement by its Director, Corporate Communications, Mr Osita Nwanisobi, against the backdrop of the planned redesign of certain READ MORE

Lagos govt commits to raising young leaders, inducts 36 fellows

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday said his administration intends to raise young leaders that would take up the baton of leadership through the Lateef Jakande Leadership and Fellowship Academy. The governor disclosed this, according to a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, during the presentation of 36 finalists shortlisted for READ MORE

EKO NAFEST 2022: Gov Sanwo-Olu reassures citizens that tourism will promote our culture, unity

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday reassured citizens that his administration would continue to promote and strengthen the state’s cultural heritage. Sanwo-Olu said this during the official start of the 35th National Festival of Arts and Culture, NAFEST 2022, held at the Mobolaji Johnson stadium in Onikan. He said, “My administration has READ MORE

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun flags off $400m agro processing zone

The Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has performed the groundbreaking of the $400m first phase of the development of the State Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zone. The groundbreaking was performed on Friday at the Agro Cargo International Airport in Ilisan-Remo. Gov Abiodun said that the special industrial park for agro-processing and allied products was the first READ MORE

Bola Tinubu presents economic blueprint to business leaders in Lagos

The All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has presented is economic agenda to business leaders, investors and captains of industry across various sectors. Tinubu and his team shared details of his economic blueprint with the organised private sector during an interactive meeting with industrialists, business executives, entrepreneurs and foreign investors in READ MORE

Otunba Francis Meshioye emerges 11th President of MAN

MINA Blog- Otunba Francis Meshioye, a business mogul, has emerged as the 11th President of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN). MAN in a statement signed by its Public Relations Officer, Mrs Omotayo Okewunmi noted that Meshioye was elected at the association’s just concluded 50th Annual General Meeting held in Lagos The statement noted that READ MORE

LCCI inducts 54 new member organisations charges them on innovation

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has tasked its newly inducted member organisations to be innovative and adopt new models for their emerging needs and expectations post COVID-19 pandemic. Dr Michael Olawale-Cole, President, LCCI, gave the advice at the induction ceremony for 57 newly inducted member organisations on Wednesday in Lagos. Olawale-Cole said READ MORE