SMEDAN supports export of made-in-Nigeria furniture

The Director-General (D-G), Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), Mr Charles Odii, has said that the agency will help to facilitate the export of made-in-Nigeria furniture. Odii made the promise when he visited the Kugbo Furniture Cluster Association in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. He noted that the export of locally-made furniture READ MORE

FG Announces Plans For Made-In-Nigeria Vehicle Production In 2024

The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Doris Uzoka-Anite, has announced that Nigeria is ready to commence local automobile manufacturing before the end of the year. Speaking at the African Association of Automotive Manufacturers and the Nigerian Automative Manufacturers Association’s meeting in Abuja, the minister revealed that funds to grow the nation’s automotive industry have READ MORE

Prioritise locally-made vehicles, ANAMMCO urges govt., corporate firms

The Anambra Motor Manufacturing Company has urged governments at all levels and corporate organisations to prioritise patronage of locally-made vehicles to create employment and boost the country’s economy. This was as the firm said its trucks are made with Nigerian roads, fuel supply and economy in mind and that they are highly durable and rugged, READ MORE

Gov Obaseki identifies local manufacturing, exports key as to tackling forex crisis

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, on Tuesday said the Federal Government can tackle the current foreign exchange crisis by advancing fiscal policies to encourage manufacturers to boost local production and access necessary credit to boost exports of Nigeria-made products. The governor said this when he received the National President of the Manufacturers’ Association of READ MORE

Dangote Cement’s Vocational Empowerment Programmes graduates 305 host communities youths

*Ogun govt gives kudos to Ibese plant No fewer than 305 youths from the Dangote Cement Ibese plant’s 17 host communities have so far been trained and empowered with multi-million Naira start-up packs in different vocations since the commencement of operations by the Cement Company in Ibese, the Company management has disclosed. This is just READ MORE

Nigeria: SON inaugurates lab to test substandard generators, transformers

In the bid to ensure that products are of the right standards and value for money, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has inaugurated a facility to test generators and power transformers sold in the market. The Director -General of SON, Dr Ifeanyi Okeke, inaugurated the” SON Mobile Generators Testing Laboratory and Mobile Transformer Equipment” READ MORE

Vice President Shettima inaugurates smart metre manufacturing company in Anambra

Nigeria’s Vice President, Alhaji Kashim Shettima, on Thursday inaugurated the Advanced Energy Management Solutions Ltd., an electric meter manufacturing company, in Anambra. Shettima unveiled the factory in Oraifite, Ekwusigo Local Governent Area of the state. He was joined by Gov. Chukwuma Soludo, top government officials and captains of industries at the event. “I am happy READ MORE

Nigeria: NSE offers to partner UNIDO, others on Ajaokuta

The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) has announced readiness to partner United Nations Development Organisation (UNIDO) and major manufacturers to address the challenge at the Ajaokuta Steel Company Limited. The President of NSE, Mr Tasiu Gidari-Wudil who spoke during a news conference on the forthcoming National Engineering Conference on Monday in Abuja, said other issues READ MORE

NATE unveils locally made industrial tiger-nut processing machine

The National Association of Technologists in Engineering (NATE) has fabricated an industrial Tiger-Nut processing machine to boost the nation’s agricultural sector. Mr Kayode Ibidapo, Chairman of NATE, Lagos Branch, made this known during the association’s 2023 award ceremony, induction of new members and the unveiling of the industrial tiger-nut processing machine at FIIRO, Oshodi, Lagos. READ MORE

NASENI Invites Producers of Lithium Batteries to Manufacture in Nigeria

The National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) is seeking investors that would collaborate with the Agency in local production and domestication of Lithium batteries among other renewable energy solutions.   The Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of NASENI Dr, Bashir Gwandu speaking today in Abuja said the Agency was ready to partner with international companies READ MORE

Nigeria: Innoson unveils gas-powered vehicles

In it’s bid to provide alternative for Nigerians with the recent change in the price of petrol, Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing, has mass-produced varieties of Compressed Natural Gas buses. The CNG vehicles unveiling took place at the company’s factory in Nnewi, Anambra State; these include trucks, mini-buses, ambulances, long buses, SUVs, among others. According to the 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

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