Tag: Production

Nigeria’s economic growth rose to an annual rate of 2.55%

Nigeria’s economic growth rose to an annual rate of 2.55% in the three months to the end of December, its highest quarterly growth since a 2016 recession, the statistics office said on Monday. The economy, Africa’s largest, expanded by 0.27% in the previous quarter and 0.17% in the same period[Read More…]

Trouble for Nigeria, As World’s Biggest Car Market Plans to Ban Production of Diesel/Petrol Vehicles

China, the world’s biggest car market, plans to ban the production and sale of diesel and petrol vehicles, further threatening the future profitability of oil — Nigeria’s major revenue source. The development is coming two months after the UK, like Germany, France, India, Norway and Netherlands, revealed plans to ban[Read More…]

Ondo Govt Bans The Production & Consumption Of ‘Ogogoro’, Locally Made Gin

by Chukwu Obi The Ondo State Government ?says the production of locally made gin otherwise known as “Ogogoro” in now prohibited in the state Dr. DayoAdeyanju, the Commissioner for Health, said this at the weekend, while addressing journalists, in Akure, the capital city. ? He ?said the ministry had reviewed[Read More…]

Pius Adesanmi: “Ibo Made” Is The Most Explicit Metaphor For The Nigerian Tragedy

(This short piece was first written in 2006, long before I started this column. I am republishing it now because too many of my friends have been asking for it lately; because nothing has changed…) Growing up in the 70s and 80s in Isanlu, an Okun town in the old[Read More…]