As part of our assistance to SMEs in Nigeria, The National Productivity Centre has been providing technical assistance to help build the operational and managerial capacities of SMEs across the country. Thus far, over 70 SMEs, including organizations like Afrotec Nigeria Ltd. Lagos, Niyya Food and Drinks Co. Ltd. Kaduna, Acreage Food Company Ltd. Lagos, Kewalram Chanrai Motors, Defence Industries Corporation of Nigeria (DICON), Kaduna, Arewa Metals Construction Co. Kaduna, etc., have benefitted from this initiative tagged: Productivity and Quality Improvement Programmes (P&QIP). Its main objective is to improve the productivity and......
Nigeria’s GDP growth is beginning to gradually strengthen. It currently ranks 28th in the world and 1st in Africa in terms of economic size, thanks to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) rebasing exercise, which has provided a more appropriate representation of the state of the Nigerian economy. It is interesting to note that during the period, real GDP growth rate averaged 3.9 per cent with the highest growth of 6.2 percent recorded from 2013 to 2014 and lowest of -1.5 percent from 2015 to 2016....