Business

Courier Firm, Manager Docked For Exporting Hard Drug

    By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A courier company, Cargo Naija Limited and its Export Manager, Odiache Chidinma Stephen have been arraigned before a Federal High Court, Lagos, for exporting 13.8 kilograms of a hard drug called Methamphetamine. Both the firm and it’s export manager were arraigned on a count charge of the offence by […]


AFRAA Director Tasks African Govts. On Visa On Arrival Policy

  …Says It Will Boost Travel, Tourism, Trade & Investment Director, of Government, Legal and Industry Affairs, Africa Airlines Association (AFRAA) Aaron Munetsi has called on African governments to key into the Visa On Arrival (VOA) policy to boost travel, tourism, trade and investment in their respective countries, as obtained in other parts of the […]


Stanbic IBTC Assures Nigerians Of Strong, Stable, Sustainable Operations

  Chief Executive, Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, Yinka Sanni has assured Nigerians that the operations of Stanbic IBTC Bank remains strong, stable and sustainable by positing  a profit of N36 billion for the half-year which ended June 30, 2019 This is just as it also informed that the entity rewarded shareholders with an interim dividend […]


Nigerian Fabrics To Open New Opportunities For Industry Players

  Manufacturers of local fabrics and those in the fashion business will soon start smiling to the banks following renewed commitment by the National Council for Arts and Culture(NCAC) to reposition the sector. The NCAC which has already taken the lead in the promotion of indigenous fabrics is set to expand the scope by adopting […]


SON To  Adopts 10 American Standards  To Boost Nigeria Oil &Gas Industry 

  The Standards Organisation of Nigeria(SON) has stated  that it would  adopt 10 America Petroleum Institute(API) Standards for the Nigeria. The body explained that the decision to adopt standards followed the industry demands and the need to keep up with best international practices in the Oil and Gas sector This was disclosed by the Director […]


Stanbic IBTC Promotes Healthy Living, Wellness, Among Employees

  As part of its contribution towards promoting wellness and healthy living amongst its employees, Stanbic IBTC, a member of the Standard Bank Group, has organised the 2019 edition of the Stanbic IBTC Employee Health and Wellness week. According to Stanbic IBTC, The Health and Wellness Week marked the culmination of activities of Stanbic IBTC’s […]


Finchglow Travels Trains Trade Partners In Abuja

    …Advises Travel Agencies To Diversify …Opens New Branch In Garki As part of efforts to upgrade  the  operations  of  travel agencies  in  the  country,  Finchglow  Travels,  Nigeria’s  leading  Travel  Management Company  (TMC),  has  trained  its  trade  partners  in  Abuja . The training with the theme, “Collaboration to Achieving Results” is coming up at […]


AfCFTA: MAN Collaborates With SON To Prevent  Illegal Trade Deals

  The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) and Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) have partnered to checkmate illegal trade deals that might exist following the signing of the  African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) by Nigeria recently. Speaking on the development, the President of MAN, Engr. Mansur Ahmed stated that the agreement would open lots […]


Ondo Oil Producing Community Demands N5B Damages From Chevron Over Pipeline Fire

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi The people of Sukuna Community, an oil producing community in Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State  has sent a letter of demand to Chevron Oil Exploration Company of Nigeria, seeking for the cleanup of their community and the payment of N5,000,000,000.00 ( N 5 billion naira) damages following […]


SON Seizes N38M Worth Of Substandard Galvanised Roofing Sheets

      The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has seized substandard galvanised roofing sheets worth N35 million at a Warehouse in Ogba area of Lagos. They were seized from a dealer, who specialises in the importation and production of substandard roofing sheet into the country, when SON official stormed the Warehouse. The Director General, […]