Companies Insider

The “return” of Chief Erisco

April 21, 2017 admin 0

It was hard to suppress the laughter as I read last night of the triumphant return to Nigerian production of Erisco, the tomato processing company. The news was trumpeted by the ever flamboyant and perpetually […]

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Please applaud Ecobank

April 19, 2017 admin 0

Let us take a minute to applaud Ecobank. Admittedly they are not wholly Nigerian (only 40% of their business is in Nigeria and one of the largest shareholders is South Africa’s Nedbank), but they appear […]

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Unilever is betting on Nigeria’s Success

April 18, 2017 admin 0

Unilever Nigeria last week announced through Reuters a rights issue of N63bn. This is enormous. The mainstream media barked this like lap dogs. The only decent analysis was completed by the excellent Nairametrics (credit where […]

Commentary

Tomato Paste Ban and Import Tariffs

March 30, 2017 admin 0

By Olu Harrison If ThisDay’s slightly unclear report of an impending ban on the importation of tomato paste, powder or concentrate and a related tariff on the importation of concentrate is true, surely this is […]