Manufacturing Sector Highlights


MANUFACTURING, monthly reviews of the different sectors of the nation’s economy as published by select local newspapers. 

2016 Highlights

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  • FG plans tax relief for manufacturers –Punch
  • Operators eye $600mn local content fund –Punch 
  • “Nigeria may not move out of recession in 2017”, says MAN –Punch 
  • CBN grants manufacturers access to $660mn –Punch 
  • “40% imported electronics and cables are substandard” says SON –Businessday 
  • Erisco Foods to relocate tomato paste plant to China –Punch
  • SON shuts steel firm over substandard product –Punch
  • Manufacturers lost N500bn to CBN’s forex policy –Punch
  • “Paper industry can create 500,000 jobs”, says CIPPON –Punch
  • MAN advocates national policy on entrepreneurship –Punch  

  • Dangote targets 2mn metric tons of sugar annually –The Guardian 
  • Dangote blames closure of tomato plant on influx of foreign products –The Guardian 
  • Local automakers’ production capacity drops by 97% –Punch

  • Nigeria plans 2023 sugar self-sufficiency –Businessday 
  • Golden Sugar to produce 100,000MT in first phase; save $50mn –Businessday 
  • Manufacturers spend N59bn on gas, diesel and inverters in 12 months –Businessday
  • Manufacturers pump N3.2trn into economy in 3 years –Businessday
  • August manufacturing PMI declines to 42.1% –The Guardian
  • SON pushes ahead to curb substandard electrical appliances –Punch 
  • Dangote’s tomato factory to resume production in December 2016 –Punch 
  • Manufacturers ration supplies to meet purchasing orders; lose 11bn to FX scarcity –Businessday 
  • Global manufacturing growth to remain low in 2016 –The Guardian 
  • “Nigeria will lose $1.3trn to EPA3”, says MAN –The Guardian 
  • $56mn Chinese textile park in Kwara will provide 3,000 jobs for indigenes –Businessday 

  • Manufacturers see local auto assembly contributing $5bn yearly to economy –Businessday
  • Manufacturing sector to drive Nigeria’s $10bn eCommerce market –The Guardian
  • Manufacturers and franchisers argue over gas billing disparity –The Guardian 
  • CBN orders banks to allocate 60% of forex to manufacturers –Punch 
  • Cement price rises by 44%, hits N2,300 per bag –The Guardian

  • Manufacturers can now access $100mn local content fund at 8% –Businessday 
  • FG to protect local manufacturers of tomato paste –Punch
  • Dangote Cement to recruit 5,000 workers in Ghana –Punch 
  • Manufacturers lose N348.6bn to new forex policy –Punch
  • Lagos State promises to address manufacturers’ challenges –Punch
  • Nigeria’s shea butter production receives EU support –Punch
  • Union Dicon Salt unveils $100mn plan to enhance profitability –Punch 
  • “Nigeria losing billions of dollars to illicit tobacco trade”, says Chris McAllister (BATN2 Managing Director) –Punch
  • Manufacturers record loss in 2015 –The Guardian 
  • Erisco’s conversion of dried tomato into paste to save Nigeria $1bn –Businessday 


  • “N15bn substandard products imported into Nigeria annually”, says Eric Umeofia (Erisco CEO) –Punch
  • Manufacturers express concerns over new forex policy –The Guardian 
  • Customs impounds N615.6mn contraband; arrests 69 suspects –The Guardian 
  • NCDMB targets 50% local content by 2017 –Punch
  • Senate passes law on made-in-Nigeria products –Punch 
  • SON to curb fake gas cylinders sale –Punch
  • Customs impound used tyres in Ogun –Punch 
  • “No forex from CBN for our refinery”, says Dangote –Punch 

  • “Fall in PMI below 50 confirms manufacturing sector's crisis in 2016 –Businessday
  • Biennial Forum: PMG-MAN targets sustainable solutions to healthcare problems in Nigeria –Vanguard  


  • “100% made-in-Nigeria car possible in five years according to local vehicle manufacturers –The Guardian 
  • China and SON prepare MoU on substandard product imports –Punch 
  • Government to save $4.5bn yearly through local steel production –The Guardian 


  • “Manufacturing index slides to 45.4%”, says CBN report –The Guardian 
  • Manufacturers seek 18 months access to forex for backward integration –Vanguard
  • Sterling Bank and manufacturers partner to promote real sector investments –The Guardian 
  • SON to impound sub-standard tyres from dealers and importers – The Guardian 
  • Scarcity of packaging materials threaten non-oil exports –Punch
  • Local manufacturers to increase production of electricity meters –Punch 


  • Rising packaged foods boost demand for plastic containers –BusinessDay
  • Cash-strapped exporters unhappy over FG's proposed N300bn loan–BusinessDay 
  • Steel makers invest N103bn in 6 months –BusinessDay
  • CBN defends real sector financing as intervention hits N1.4trn –BusinessDay
  • Naira slide may ground production in N300bn packaging industry –BusinessDay 
  • Fidson set for major growth with $55mn six-line plant –BusinessDay 
  • Economic crisis looms as naira policy hits manufacturers and jobs –BusinessDay 
  • Tough restrictions leave more SA clothing firms gasping for breath –BusinessDay
  • Sona Group constructs 120,000-litre capacity ethanol plant to discourage liquor imports–BusinessDay
  • Manufacturers plead for time to backward integration as losses exceed N1.46trn–BusinessDay


  • Stringent laws against dumping of foreign products underway –BusinessDay 
  • Manufacturers see many firms closing down by April –BusinessDay 
  • FG's import-substitution and job creation policies to push manufacturing recovery –BusinessDay 
  • Olam targets $1bn share of Nigeria's flour milling market –The Guardian 
  • Forex hardships cripple tricycle assembly plants in Nigeria –Vanguard
  • Local manufacturers say CBN policy ramping up capacity –BusinessDay 
  • FG should explore CBN's forex policy to boost manufacturing –Vanguard 
  • Manufacturers get 25% reduction on SON charges –Punch 
  • “70% of Gala raw materials sourced locally” ,says UAC Foods –Punch 


2015 Highlights

  • Nigeria's oil export suffers setback as Shell shuts Forcados terminal –The Guardian 

  • Despite Nigeria's declining oil receipts, OPEC foresees oil prices recovery in 2016 –BusinessDay 

  • Oando invests $1bn on facility to ease fuel discharge –BusinessDay 

  • Shell to encourage investors in low carbon energy development –BusinessDay 

  • FG to allow oil firms borrow to fund JV operations –BusinessDay 

  • World Bank revises oil price forecast to $52 –BusinessDay 

  • Daily fuel subsidy drops to N412.8mn –The Guardian 

  • IOCs in dark as NNPC fails to issue directive on 2015 JV budget –BusinessDay 

  • Pressure from high freight rates dampen Nigerian crude oil demand –BusinessDay 

  • 278 firms bid for Nigerian crude oil grades –BusinessDay 

  • Huawei to partner with Nigerian manufacturers on reliable power supply –The Guardian 

  • Auto Policy raising job losses and smuggling –BusinessDay 

  • Manufacturers identify 28 clusters for proposed micro grid –BusinessDay 

  • Manufacturers reject new electricity tariffs and threaten court action –The Guardian 

  • Nigeria's oil export suffers setback as Shell shuts Forcados terminal –The Guardian 

  • Despite Nigeria's declining oil receipts, OPEC foresees oil prices recovery in 2016 –BusinessDay 

  • Oando invests $1bn on facility to ease fuel discharge –BusinessDay 

  • Shell to encourage investors in low carbon energy development –BusinessDay 

  • FG to allow oil firms borrow to fund JV operations –BusinessDay 

  • World Bank revises oil price forecast to $52 –BusinessDay 

  • Daily fuel subsidy drops to N412.8mn –The Guardian 

  • IOCs in dark as NNPC fails to issue directive on 2015 JV budget –BusinessDay 

  • Pressure from high freight rates dampen Nigerian crude oil demand –BusinessDay 

  • 278 firms bid for Nigerian crude oil grades –BusinessDay 

  • Nigeria exports N2.1trn petroleum products in second quarter - The Guardian

  • NNPC to deploy drones to fight oil theft - Businessday

  • NEPC:"Nigeria's Non-Oil Export Nose-dived in 2014“ - Thisday

  • Subsidy payment delay hits oil marketers' earnings - Businessday

  • NNPC secures $1.2bn alternative funding for 36 oil wells - Businessday

  • Worldwide offshore oil rigs drop to 304 - The Guardian

  • Nigeria's daily fuel subsidy falls to N889.44mn - The Guardian

  • Nigeria's innovative marine transport of crude helped cut costs, pollution - Businessday

  • Conoil records N359.4mn profits amid delayed subsidy payments - Businessday

  • Nigeria produces 95,471 metric tonnes of gas - The Guardian

  • Nigeria's oil export suffers setback as Shell shuts Forcados terminal - The Guardian

  • How export of primary products stifles Nigeria's manufacturing? –BusinessDay 

  • Textile makers call for establishment of integrated parks –BusinessDay 

  • Honeywell Flour Mills posts N1.4bn profit –The Guardian 

  • Leather manufacturers seek supply implementation of 'NEXIM Sealink project –BusinessDay 

  • CBN to provide cheap funding to revive textile industry –BusinessDay 

  • Stakeholders partner to spike $600mn ceramics industry –BusinessDay 

  • European trade agreement seen crippling Nigeria's manufacturing –BusinessDay 

  • Manufacturers explore options to drive non-oil exports –BusinessDay 

  • Manufacturers demand intervention to meet 20% non-oil export target –BusinessDay 

  • Flour Mills merges five subsidiaries with holding company –BusinessDay 

  • Capacity utilisation in Nigeria's manufacturing sector jumps 54% –BusinessDay 

  • 40% rebate on land boosts industrialisation in Ogun –BusinessDay 

  • Sokoto Cement declares N879mn dividend for 2014 –The Guardian 

  • Cement, metals and foods ahead as manufacturers hit N870bn mark –BusinessDay 

  • NBC set to establish Okigwe mega production facility –BusinessDay 

  • Monetary policy and insecurity raise manufacturers' inventory to N61bn –BusinessDay 

  • Dangote and China's Sinoma sign $4.34bn Africa cement plant deals –ThisDay 

  • SON vows to slash sub-standard products by 30% –BusinessDay

  • Farmer association urges CBN to block importers of textiles access to forex –BusinessDay 

  • Forex closure and restriction expose poor local content in manufacturing –BusinessDay 

  • Gas challenge forces CCNN to develop coal-fired plant –BusinessDay 

  • Cash-strapped textile firms battle higher production cost and insecurity –BusinessDay 

  • Food and beverage makers bemoan harsh operating environment –BusinessDay 

  • Manufacturers and importers see hardship over CBN's directive on Form 'M' –BusinessDay 

  • Manufacturers accuse EPZ operators of selling prohibited goods – BusinessDay 

  • Textile makers woes mount as smuggling reduces production to $40mn – BusinessDay 

  • African textile exports may reach $4bn under U.S trade deal – BusinessDay 

  • Nigeria's steel sector struck by cocktail of wrong policies – BusinessDay 

  • Ashaka Cement profit falls on insurgency and lengthy rainy season – BusinessDay 

  • Emzor, Nestle, Peugeot among BOI beneficiaries – BusinessDay 

  • Cadbury recycles waste energy to power refrigeration – BusinessDay 

  • Manufacturers protest low patronage of local metals and aluminium – BusinessDay 

  • Dangote takes cement afield to Asia and targets South America – BusinessDay 

  • Power inconsistency forces manufacturers to resuscitate IPP project – BusinessDay 

  • Lafarge Africa to fast-track N100bn capacity expansion in AshakaCem – BusinessDay 

  • Influx of fake and substandard goods bleeding local manufacturers – BusinessDay 

  • Dangote Cement production hits 30 million metric tonnes –Punch 
  • Lafarge Africa declares N8.6bn PAT for Q1 –Punch 
  • Investment opportunities abound in Nigeria's packaged food market –BusinessDay 
  • Food, beverage makers bemoan rising taxes and high raw material cost –BusinessDay 
  • AshakaCem to debottleneck plant to gain additional 0.5MMT –BusinessDay 
  • “Berger Paints' expansion down to new technology”, says Mr Folikwe (Managing Director) –BusinessDay 
  • Unilever Nigeria goes aggressive on cost reduction for sustainable growth –BusinessDay 
  • Wamakko inaugurates N30m rice mill in Sokoto –BusinessDay 
  • Olam set to start milling 200,000MT of paddy rice –BusinessDay 
  • Local footwear struggling to compete with imports –BusinessDay 
  • Nigeria's first sugarcane bio-factory in Zaria begins operations –The Guardian 
  • UniCem introduces VRM to boost cement production in its 2 line project –BusinessDay 
  • Fashola inaugurates Nigeria's only agrochemicals manufacturing plant by Candel –BusinessDay 
  • Ethiopian Prime Minister to commission Dangote's $480mn cement plant on June 5 –BusinessDay 
  • Bayer makes re-entry into Nigeria with multiple businesses –BusinessDay

  • Naira volatility, insecurity continue to stunt PZ Cussons growth–BusinessDay
  • Cement industry tumbles as output drops 40% –BusinessDay 
  • Currency volatility, high input cost crimp Flour Mills Nigeria growth –BusinessDay 
  • Chevron proposes huge investment in bitumen mining and exploitation –BusinessDay 
  • Inventory levels rise 30% as manufacturers anticipate consumption rebound –BusinessDay 
  • Manufacturers make N483bn new investment amid tough business environment –BusinessDay 
  • Lending rate to manufacturers rises to 22% –BusinessDay 
  • Export of Nigerian aluminium products declines 22% –BusinessDay 
  • Manufacturers fume as CBN closes official window –BusinessDay 

  • Manufacturing hits new low as headwinds take toll on capacity –BusinessDay 
  • Boost for leather industry as footwear export hits $63mn –BusinessDay 
  • MAN petitions NERC over electricity tariff increase and estimated billing –BusinessDay 
  • Dangote and Lafarge to gain as Africa has the fastest growth in the cement market –BusinessDay 
  • Nigeria awaits 10 new auto plants as FG says policy on track –BusinessDay 
  • Amaecom inaugurates $1mn foam factory in Uyo –BusinessDay
  • Manufacturing exporters grumble over conflicting figures in NDDCs owed to them–BusinessDay 
  • Manufacturers seek further reduction in electricity tariff –BusinessDay 
  • Sale in local plastics and foam expected to hit N6.7trn in 2019 –BusinessDay
  • Poor perception forces manufacturers to brand local goods 'made in Asia' –BusinessDay 
  • Surging production, packaging costs compound Nigerians exporters' woes –BusinessDay
  • SON withdraw all NIS certificates on Nigerian products –BusinessDay 
  • Manufacturers' self generation energy capacity reaches 13,223MW –BusinessDay
  • Dangote Cement pledges further expansion with the completion of $250mn Senegal plant - BusinessDay 

  • Manufacturers make N483bn new investment amid tough business environment –BusinessDay
  • Lending rate to manufacturers rises to 22% –BusinessDay 
  • Export of Nigerian aluminium products declines 22% –BusinessDay 
  • Manufacturers fume as CBN closes official window –BusinessDay 

  • Manufacturers in mergers and acquisitions to gain larger market share –Businessday
  • “We are moving for 100% local content in manufactured foods says”, Dufil Prima Foods Ltd Businessday
  • Price crisis persists as cement enters 2015 at N2,000/50kg –Businessday
  • Flour millers in aggressive push for capacity expansion, market share–Businessday
  • FG approves low interest funding plan for cotton, textile manufacturers–Businessday
  • Faced with tight business climate, manufacturing tops total jobs in Q3, 2014 –Businessday
  • Manufacturers defy North's insecurity with new investments –Businessday
  • Manufacturers expand operations on back of regional trade opportunities –Businessday
  • Export of finished Nigerian goods rises 8% to $8m–Businessday
  • Northern Nigeria Flour Mills growth stunted by difficult environment –Businessday

2014 Highlights

  • The Restoration Project : A green wall project to combat desertification –The Guardian
  • Cement manufacturers stake N15bn on capacity building initiatives –The Guardian  

  • Dangote knocks down cement prices by 40% - BusinessDay
  • Nigerian automobile industry, a catalyst for economic growth, development - BusinessDay
  • Dangote Cement seeks license for 75 megawatts power plant in Tanzania - Reuters
  • Overview of cement makers' Q3 performance - BusinessDay
  • Unilever buoys $1.6 million personal care industry with new liquids factory - BusinessDay
  • “Cement price crash aimed at stimulating demand, bridging housing deficit”, says Dangote - BusinessDay
  • Manufacturers initiate strategy to plug skills loopholes - BusinessDay
  • Nigeria set to have international cement research centre - BusinessDay
  • Cost of production may rise for manufacturers on imported inflation - BusinessDay
  • Ford Motors cautiously upbeat about plant in Nigeria - BusinessDay

  • More automakers look to contract assembly, fearing policy summersault   Businessday
  • “FG's auto policy is gaining traction”, says NAC DG   Businessday
  • Local component manufacturers seek tie-in to auto policy    Businessday
  • Neglect crashes rubber production to 60,000 tpa    Businessday
  • Cement dwarfs peers in non-metallic products sector    Businessday
  • “More investments in rubber can make Nigeria a tyre manufacturing giant”, says Ede Dafinone   Businessday


  • Emerging trends in Nigeria's automobile industry Businessday
  • Council prescribes sector-wide relief measures for manufacturers The Guardian
  • 21 automakers to set up assembly plants in Nigeria Businessday
  • FG unveils new cement packaging compliance standards Businessday
  • Manufacturing GDP to grow on back of auto industry investment Businessday
  • Pulp & paper industry shines as local input content spikes by 17%  Businessday
  • UAE firm stakes $300 million in Dangote Cement  The Guardian
  • Hope rises for eastern auto market as new investors enter ANAMMCO Businessday
  • Industrial pharmacists in Kano to begin manufacturing drugs Businessday
  • Auto firms secure N11 billion facility from NAC Fund The Guardian

  • New cement policy dims stakeholder's confidence in Q3 Business Day
  • Stallion Group unveils made-in-Nigeria Hyundai vehicles The Guardian
  • Construction firms to outsource security arm of business, threatens 2000 jobs The Guardian
  • Overview of cement makers' H1 performance Business Day
  • Nigeria to end cement importation in 2017 Business Day
  • Nigerian cement industry's potential capacity now 58.5 million MT Business Day
  • Manufacturer seeks local patronage of goods The Guardian

  • Minority shareholders raise concerns over Lafarge Africa deal   Businessday
  • House endorses 42.5 cement grade for general construction    Thisday
  • Production of Peugeot 301 cars takes off in Nigeria     Thisday
  • FTN Coco succumbs to cost pressures, posts loss of N286.07m    Businessday
  • Cement, ceramics makers import gypsum, feldspar despite local availability     Businessday
  • KIA rolls out made-in-Nigeria cars September    Tribune
  • Lafarge's stakeholders target 17.5m MT in 2017    Businessday
  • SON issues new regulations to cement manufacturers    Leadership
  • Volatile economic environment dampens Unilever's half-year profit     Businessday
  • UNICEM's N84bn cement plant to begin production 2016     Businessday

  • Cement, ceramics manufacturers source 91% raw materials locally    Businessday
  • Court summons Aganga, SON as Lafarge Cement challenges new cement standard    Thisday 
  • Lafarge seeks merger to rival Dangote Cement    Thisday
  • MD, UNICEM: UNICEM can produce 52.5 grade cement    Thisday
  • Manufacturers look inwards as local input content rises to 59%    Businessday
  • Nigerian cement wars heat up    Businessday
  • UniCem's Mfamosing plant beats expectations    Businessday
  • Non-metallic products sector adds 1.183m workers    Businessday
  • Making Ajaokuta Steel project a reality    The Guardian
  • Construction industry's 300% investment value growth hinged on Local Content Act    Businessday

  • Nigeria's non-oil exports expose weak manufacturing sector    Businessday 
  • Huge tax liability hits Dangote Cement Q1'14 profits    Businessday 
  • Kewalram Chanrai Group plans N10bn Foton assembly plant in Nigeria    Businessday
  • FG unveils new standards for cement industry    The Guardian 
  • Ashaka Q1 2014 profits surge 74.04% on lower costs    Businessday
  • Julius Berger to raise N7.5bn in new capital    Businessday
  • AshakaCem rolls out plans to shore capacity to 4m tons    Businessday
  • Cement makers thrive amid uncertainty    Businessday
  • SABMiller plans to roll out cassava beer in Nigeria    Businessday
  • SON tasked on enforcement of new cement quality    The Guardian

  • Coscharis to set up $55m local auto assembly plant     Businessday
  • Higher taxes hurt Julius Berger's FY'13 profits     Businessday
  • Lafarge WAPCO initiates product differentiation    Businessday
  • Manufacturing in Q1: Bright spots as upsides overtake downsides    Businessday
  • Manufacturers lament rising energy costs as power supply slump persists    Businessday
  • LCCI bemoans disruption in manufacturers' disruption schedules     Businessay
  • Rapid urbanisation, infrastructure gaps spike cement companies' performance     Businessday
  • Berger paints tackles competition, expands customer service centre     Businessday
  • Nigerian manufacturing sector weakest among MINT countries     Businessday
  • Lafarge partners SON to retrain 5000 artisans on product quality     Businessday

  • Lafarge invests 1bn Euros in cement production    Thisday
  • Lafarge WAPCO responds to rising housing, infrastructure demands    Businessday
  • Jonathan kicks off N117 billion second Niger Bridge project    The Guardian
  • P&G Nigeria expands production line, completes $300m plant in Ogun    Businessday
  • US firm to establish $100m fertiliser plant in A/Ibom    Businessday
  • Analysts predict stellar FY'13 results for Dangote Cement    Businessday
  • Cost control, tax write backs spurt Lafarge's 4Q13 profit by 92%    Businessday
  • Manufacturing exporters count losses as NDCC suspension persists   Businessday
  • Ashaka Cement to boost jobs with N100bn investments in North East    Businessday
  • Nigerian cement market up 15.6 percent to 21.2m tons in 2013   Businessday

  • PZ Cussons profit up 50% on improved efficiency    Businessday
  • Government, manufacturers under attack over quality of cement    The Guardian
  • Vehicle manufacturers jostle to take over ANAMMCO     The Guardian
  • Manufacturers fear profit hit as PAAR traps raw materials at ports    Businessday
  • Manufacturers evolve strategies to remain afloat    Businessday
  • Rise in packaged foods shoots up 40% demand for plastic containers.    Businessday
  • Konica Minolta launches printing machines Thisday

  • Dangote Cement to complete plants across Africa this year     Punch 
  • Outlook for Nigeria's manufacturing sector in 2014     Businessday 
  • Nigerian cement industry attracts fresh $8bn investment    Thisday 
  • First Nissan made in Nigeria car out April     Businessday
  • Jonathan to commission new ethanol plant in Ogun     Telegraph
  • SABmiller invests $110m to triple Onitsha brewery capacity     Businessday
  • Soaring operating cost crimps Unilever's Q3 2013 profits     Businessday
  • Nigerian cement industy creates 1.6m jobs     Businessday
  • NBS, World Bank affirm Nigeria's 7.7 percent manufacturing growth     The Guardian

2013 Highlights

  • Julius Berger, Cadbury, Lafarge catch equity investor's interest     Businessday
  • Nigeria targets rapid expansion in sugar production     Thisday
  • PZ says 3million Nigerian consumers needed for local fridge manufacturing initiative     Businessday
  • Nigerian manufacturers discover new markets     Businessday
  • Nigeria overtakes South Africa as biggest cement manufacturing in Sub Saharan Africa     Businessday
  • Dangote Sugar to create 150,000 new jobs on plantations     Punch

  • Overview of efficiency and profitability for five FMCG companies Businessday
  • Dangote Cement 9-month profit gains on increased sales     Businessday 
  • Dangote Cement's revenue up by 28.7% in nine months    The Guardian
  • Stanbic IBTC Capital advises Danone on acquisition of Fan Milk     Businessday
  • Fashola approves the construction of two asphalt plants in Lagos     Businessday
  • Guiness Nigeria revenue hit N122.4bn in 2013     Businessday
  • Non-oil export earnings rise 362.0% on increased manufacturing proceeds    Businessday
  • Dangote subsidiary Sephaku cement to start production Jan 2014     Businessday

  • Weak patronage stalls Nigeria's 21.5% local PC growth rate.    Businessday 
  • Standard Chartered, Skye bank, others provide $100m facility for MainOne.    Businessday
  • IO Furntiure begins export to Accra.    Businessday 
  • Microsoft International extends partnership programme to Africa.    Thisday
  • Sage Africa, a software firm, establishes local presence in Nigeria.    Thisday 
  • Light rail project to help transform bustling Lagos/    Buinessay

  • Britain backs Lagos blue-line rail project.     Vanguard
  • AFC secures $60m for infrastructure development in Nigeria, others.     Daily Independent
  • MAN decries multiple taxes in Ogun, as state vows to harmonise levies.     Businessday
  • MAN raises concern over ECOWAS common external tariff.     Businessday
  • Paint manufacturers to focus on greener coatings environment at fair.     Businessday
  • Non-oil export grows 281.9% driven by manufactured goods.     Businessday
  • Abia leather manufacturers to benefit from Diamond Bank loan.     Businessday
  • Nestle pioneers use of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG).     Businessday
  • Osun partners Ghana's RLG Tech to manufacture phone.     Businesssday
  • South African wine makers target growing Nigerian market.     Businessday

  • Seven-up bottling declares N2.20 dividend.    Thisday
  • Berger paints targets N543m equity raise from shareholders.    Businessday
  • Dangote cement mounts campaign against building collapse.    Businessday 
  • Flour Mills of Nigeria reports appreciable business growth.    Businessday
  • International Breweries shareholders endorse 0.25k dividend.    Guardian 
  • Nigeria 2013 wine and spirit fair to attract over 30 foreign, local firms.    Businessday
  • SON urges local manufacturers to register products.    Businessday
  • Spectranet boosts Nigeria's wireless internet access with 4G technology.    Thisday
  • Impact of Information Technology on Nigerians.    Thisday
  • Digital broadcast migration: Nigeria lags behind on implementation.    Businessday
  • Lekki-Epe Road: Lagos to raise N87.5bn to acquire concession rights.    Thisday

  • Cheap houses coming as building firms adopt dry construction.    Businessday
  • June PMI reading shows healthy manufacturing expansion.    Businessday
  • Honeywell completes N10bn expansion project.    Businessday 
  • Bank of lndustry (BoI) supports garment factory with N1.5bn.    Businessday
  • Phillips energy set to establish manufacturing plant in Delta.    Businessday 
  • Warri Industrial Business Park to gulp $346m for infrastructure.    Businessday 
  • Guinness Nigeria announces new appointments.    Businessday 
  • Dangote Cement first-half 2013 profit gains on record sales.    Businessday

  • Purchasing index indicates steady expansion in manufacturing.    Thisday
  • Investors stake interest in Nigeria’s auto industry revival.   Guardian 
  • FG mulls space technology to enhance security, communications, industrialisation.   Businessday
  • Construction industry in positive outlook, grows 13% in 2012.    Businessday
  • Champion Breweries adopts recapitalisation plans.    Businessday
  • Experts see efficient cargo movement, port operations on effective intermodal transport.    Businessday

  • Rail system struggles despite N104bn injection in four years.    Businessday
  • Non-compliance to trade rules cripples manufacturing sector.    Businessday
  • UK investors ready to finance Nigeria’s N2.37trn infrastructure    Businessday
  • FG recovers Ajaokuta from Global Steel    Vanguard
  • Government mulls new tariff regime for industrial sector.    Guardian
  • Shongai commences exports of plastic pallets to African countries.    Tribune
  • Lafarge cement’s turnover hits N88billion, posts N14.7 billion profit    Guardian
  • FG advised on public key infrastructure to realize vision 20:2020.    Thisday
  • Zinox completes Personal Computers (PC) and Phone assembly plant.     Thisday

  • Nigeria begins export of steel in April.    Businessday
  • Europe's sugar- quota ban may raise African production.    Bloomberg
  • Flour mills invests over N32bn into sugar refinery.     Businessday
  • Dangote Cement Records N151.9 billion profit.     The economist
  • Nigeria saves N4.2tn on manufactured goods imports.     Businessday

  • Manufacturing stages 7.7% growth rebound on power supply boost.     Businessday
  • Dangote appoints Tata Consultant for $1.9bn fertilizer plant.     Nigerian Bulletin
  • Nestle Nigeria made from MAGGI brand.    Businessday


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IT, monthly reviews of the different sectors of the nation’s economy as published by select local newspapers...

Manufacturing Sector Highlig...

Manufacturing Sector Highlights

MANUFACTURING, monthly reviews of the different sectors of the nation’s economy as published by select local...

Power Sector Highlights

Power Sector Highlights

POWER, monthly reviews of the different sectors of the nation’s economy as published by select local newspap...

Retail Sector Highlights

Retail Sector Highlights

RETAIL, monthly reviews of the different sectors of the nation’s economy as published by select local newspa...


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