Firm renews Nigeria, Turkey’s trade ties

The importance of Trade between Nigeria and Turkey has, once again, been stressed. Speakers at the launch of an international trading outfit, Turquoise Trading Ltd, in Lagos, noted that trade between the two countries will be better cemented with the establishment of the firm. Co-founder of the firm, Dr. Nneka Ebru Okpe, said: “I am very happy to be a part of one of the strong ties between Turkey and Nigeria through this company. Okpe added that Turquoise Trading Ltd. will be providing more services. “We don’t only import and…

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Edo restates commitment to entrepreneurial growth

As part of measures to ensure round the clock business activities for its special vocational skills trainees, Edo State government has promised to make them major beneficiaries of the proposed 24-hour electricity supply in parts of the state. The state government is already working with the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) to train 500 youths in this regard in the area of information communication technology (ICT), fashion design, pastry, welding and fabrication under the National Industrial Skills Development Programme (NISDP). As regards the electricity supply, Governor Godwin Obaseki said a Memorandum…

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Innoson advises prospective entrepreneurs on creativity

Chairman of IVM Innoson Group, Chief Innocent Chukwuma, has advised young and prospective entrepreneurs and manufacturers to be creative instead of waiting on government to provide a 100 per cent enabling environment for them start off the business. Speaking briefly during Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s 65th birthday colloquium in Lagos, the indigenous motor vehicle manufacturer said those intending to start up business should learn to do things the hard way, adding that starting the hard way indirectly prepares such a person for any eventuality. He said: “When we started our…

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Ebonyi NLC hopeful of peaceful resolution of contributory pension issues

Mr Leo Nkah, the Acting Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Ebonyi Chapter, says Gov. Dave Umahi has promised to ensure smooth resolution of issues concerning the newly introduced Contributory Pension Scheme. Nkah, who spoke in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Abuja, said that the governor gave the assurance when the new NLC leadership paid him a courtesy visit. NAN recalls that deductions were made from workers’ salaries following the passage of the Law on Contributory Pension by the Ebonyi House of Assembly. He…

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