Category Archives: Business

Ikorodu Economic Summit: Government Functionaries, Captains of Industry, Scholars, Others Chat Roadmap For Development

Kunle ADELABU The first-ever Ikorodu Economic Summit (IES) has provided an opportunity for policy makers, captains of industry, scholars and others to brainstorm on roadmap for Ikorodu  division’s sustainable developments.   The event, which took place at the Origin Zoo & Gardens on Thursday, February 22, 2018, and tagged, “Stabilizing the Local Economy”, was organized …

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Ikorodu Economic Summit: Residents Call For Private, Govt Support For Initiative

Kunle ADELABU -Holds Thursday, February 22, 2018 at Origin Gardens & Zoo, Ebute-Iga Residents of Ikorodu Division have called for support for the Ikorodu Division Economic Summit (IDES) which is scheduled for Thursday, February 22, 2018, at Origin Gardens & Zoo, Ebute-Iga, Ikorodu West Local Council Development Area of Ikorodu division. The call was one of the …

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LASG Economy Benefits As December Records Huge Spending

The Lagos State economy has received a major boost as spendings in the creative sector records an estimated N50bn cash transactions in the first three weeks of December, according to reports monitored by the Lagos State Government. The peak in entertainment activities and the huge influx of people from neighboring states and the Diaspora on …

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LASG Unveils New Strategy To Boost Informal Sector

The Lagos State Government has concluded plans to launch a compendium of registered artisans in the State to scale up the informal sector with the overall objective of increasing job opportunities and growing the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the State.   Speaking with Government House correspondents on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at Lagos House, …

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Lagos Set To Hold Second MSME Fair

The second edition of the Lagos State Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Exclusive Fair is set to commence on August 28th, 2017, at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos, and will feature items locally produced by young and upcoming entrepreneurs in the State. The Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives, Prince Rotimi Ogunleye who made the …

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“Bane of Shoe Making And Other Skills In Nigeria is Lack of Adequate Equipment, Manpower” – Prince Benson.

Prince Adeshola Oguntayo Benson is an Ikorodu indigene formerly based in Dublin, Republic of Ireland. He obtained a certificate in Footwear Manufacturing Process and Production in Arssutoria, Italy and advanced National Diploma in Footwear Technology at the renowned Crodwinners College in United Kingdom (now University London College of Fashion).   Before travelling abroad for education …

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ETF: Ambode Presents N924.7M Cheques To 1,438 Beneficiaries

-Targets 20,000 Recipients By December Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday presented cheques totaling N924.7 million to 1, 438 beneficiaries of the Employment Trust Fund (ETF) scheme initiated by his administration to provide entrepreneurs, artisans, traders and others with capital to boost their businesses thereby reducing unemployment and increasing wealth among the people. …

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Lekki Free Zone Is Future Recovery, Diversification of Nigeria Economy, says Commissioner Ogunleye

Kunle Adelabu. The Commissioner for Commerce, Industry & Cooperatives, Prince Rotimi Ogunleye has stated that the  solution to the country’s dependence on oil and recovery from economic woes lies in the state’s economic roadmap.   He stated this during the ongoing Ministerial Press Briefing of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry & Cooperatives ,at Bagulda Kaltho …

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Dangote Pasta, Primero, Ragolis Waters, Caleb University, Others For Made-In-Ikorodu Business Awards

The Management of Nigeria’s first online Community Radio, Ikorodu Oga radio has announced plans to host a ‘Made in Ikorodu Business Awards’ meant to honour and celebrate local businesses and SMEs operating across Ikorodu division. A statement from the Ikorodu-based community radio outfit reads in part ‘Made-in-Ikorodu Business Awards (MBA) is Ikorodu Oga Radio’s flagship …

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Dangote Pasta, Primero, Ragolis Waters, Caleb University, Others For Made-In-Ikorodu Business Awards

The Management of Nigeria’s first online Community Radio, Ikorodu Oga radio has announced plans to host a ‘Made in Ikorodu Business Awards’ meant to honour and celebrate local businesses and SMEs operating across Ikorodu division. A statement from the Ikorodu-based community radio outfit reads in part ‘Made-in-Ikorodu Business Awards (MBA) is Ikorodu Oga Radio’s flagship …

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