Turkish firm to bid for 4 Nigerian airports

Turkish firm to bid for 4 Nigerian airports

By Tunde Osho (with agency reports) Turkey’s biggest airport operator, TAV Havalimanlari Holding AS, is planning to bid for concession contracts for four airports in Nigeria, according to two people with knowledge of the matter. The Istanbul-based company, majority owned by Aeroports de Paris, has already submitted a non-binding bid for the airports, which include those in […]

Striking workers in Food & Beverage sector suspend strike

Striking workers in Food & Beverage sector suspend strike

By Tunde Osho Workers in the nation’s food and beverage sector called-off their strike on Wednesday following an intervention by the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment to mediate between the warring groups. The strike, which began on Monday when members of the Food, Beverage and Tobacco Senior Staff Association (FOBTOB) downed their tools to protest […]

Coca-Cola Nigeria to empower 15,000 youths in 2018

Coca-Cola Nigeria to empower 15,000 youths in 2018

By Tunde Osho Coca-Cola Nigeria has said it will empower 15,000 youths in 2018 through its youth empowerment and personal development initiatives. The Director, Legal, Public Affairs and Communications, Nigerian Bottling Company, Sade Morgan, made this known while speaking at a press conference in Lagos. She said the vision of Coca-Cola was to impart over 100,000 […]

FG, France, AFD sign $60m MoU to fund road infrastructure

FG, France, AFD sign $60m MoU to fund road infrastructure

As French entrepreneurs end visit to Nigeria    By Tunde Osho The Federal Government has signed a $60 million financing agreement for rural roads rehabilitation with France and the French Development Agency (AFD) office in Nigeria. A statement issued by the French Embassy in Abuja by its Press Officer/Attaché de presse, Damilola Ayodeji said the Minister […]

Dangote Cement Emerges NSE Most Compliant Listed Company For 2017

Dangote Cement Emerges NSE Most Compliant Listed Company For 2017

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has announced recipients of the 2017 edition of its CEO Awards.   The winners were unveiled at the awards ceremony December 13, 2017, at the Stock Exchange House, Lagos.  Dangote Cement Plc was named the Most Compliant Listed Company for 2017, “having demonstrated the highest degree of compliance with the […]

Nestlé Nigeria partners firm to boost youth entrepreneurship

Nestlé Nigeria partners firm to boost youth entrepreneurship

By Tunde Osho With the high rate of unemployment in the country and need to engage the youth meaningfully, Nestlé Nigeria has partnered with Imperial Integrated Consulting in their annual capacity building programme called the National Career Fair. The fair slated to hold in several states across the country started on December 7 at the University […]

NNPC adopts 24-hour depot, retail services

NNPC adopts 24-hour depot, retail services

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has stated that its adoption of a 24-hour depot and retail services cleared the fuel queues in Abuja, Lagos and many states across the country. The NNPC Chief Operating Officer, Ventures and Chairman of the NNPC Special Task Force on Fuel Monitoring, Dr. Victor Babatunde Adeniran, made this disclosure […]

Over 12m farmers join rice, wheat revolution – Buhari

Over 12m farmers join rice, wheat revolution – Buhari

Chris Steven, Abuja   President Muhammadu Buhari has declared the administration’s Anchors Borrowers’ Programme a huge success, saying 12.2 million farmers have joined the rice and wheat revolution while the country is moving close to self- sufficiency in major grains. The President, who was represented by  Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture,  spoke at […]

TUC Blames Employers In Food & Beverage Sector For Strike As It Enters Day 3

TUC Blames Employers In Food & Beverage Sector For Strike As It Enters Day 3

By Tunde Osho Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has blamed the ongoing strike in the food and beverage sector on the employers under the aegis of Association of Food, Beverage and Tobacco Employers (AFBTE). The strike which is in its third day has grounded activities in the food and beverage sector. Workers in the sectors […]

Arla Dano Out With Chocolate, Strawberry Flavours Variants

Arla Dano Out With Chocolate, Strawberry Flavours Variants

By Tunde Osho TG Arla Nigeria, makers of Dano Milk has upped the stakes with the introduction of chocolate and strawberry flavoured milk powder variants into the Nigerian market. According to the company, the newly introduced strawberry and chocolate milk powder were launched following intense consumer research that informed increasing desire for a convenient and exciting […]

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