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PHOTONEWS: FMN, RELENTLESS IN HER COMMITMENT TO FEEDING THE NATION BUILDS NEW STRATEGIC BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS AT 2017 FOOD WEST AFRICA EXPO

Photo News   Mr Akinwumi Lawson from Bag Company of Nigeria (BAGCO) interacting with delegates and explaining various business opportunities that BAGCO presents. *BAGCO is a wholly own subsidiary of Flour Mills of Nigeria     Mr Paul Gbededo, GMD/CEO, Flour Mills of Nigeria and other representatives of the company.   Reporters from ONTV wanted […]

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FMN Chairman Leads Plenary Session at the Second Edition Of the Kaduna Economic and Investment Summit

The Chairman, Flour Mills Group, Mr John Coumantaros was the first plenary speaker at the second Kaduna Economic and Investment Summit, KADINVEST 2.0.   It was at this event that he announced an FMN project to set up a Fertilizer Blending Plant in Kaduna. The project was conceived to boost agriculture and increase the potential […]

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FEEDING THE NATION IN THE TIME OF RECESSION – MR PAUL GBEDEDO

The recession of Nigeria hit everybody unexpectedly. It was triggered in the last quarter of 2014 by the drastic crash in the price of crude oil. Nobody foresaw it. It was an afterthought when people started saying that it comes cyclically. If that was the case, then it would have been announced. I do not […]

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FMN COMMENCES THE BUILDING OF A VOCATIONAL CENTRE FOR SPECIAL NEEDS CHILDREN IN METHODIST PRIMARY SCHOOL APAPA

As part of her corporate social responsibility, FMN has started the construction of a vocational centre for special needs children in Methodist Primary School, Apapa. FMN has also committed itself to the provision of support staff for the successful running of the centre when the project is completed for at least the first year. The […]

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FMN produces first female graduate of African milling school

The development of human resources is a key focus of the FMN group. The company invests and continues to invest in a plethora of learning initiatives to build and sharpen employees’ skills and competence through training.   In one of these initiatives, Shidi Huzeinat Kehinde from FMN, has emerged the first female graduate of African […]

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Three Brands That You May Have Never Associated With FMN

FMN started operation with flour milling in the ports of Apapa. Through the agency of its Golden Penny Brand, the company has produced a plethora of iconic food products that have nourished the country from generations to generations for more than six decades. It is the flagship of FMN; there is little wonder it is […]

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THE MEMORIAL SERVICE OF GEORGE STAVROS COUMANTAROS THAT PAUSED THE BUSY CITY OF LAGOS FOR HOURS

For the city of Lagos, the 2nd December 2016 will be hard to forget. The board, management and staff of FMN; family members and friends of George Coumantaros and dignitaries and members of the general public gathered to celebrate the memorial service of GEORGE STAVROS COUMANTAROS, International Business Icon and Founding Father of FMN (Flour […]

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EQUIPPING ONESELF IS THE KEY TO SUCCESS

Recent research  claims that there is a link between gender and organizational performances. While people argue and provide a myriad of reasons why one gender performs better than the other, one important factor to note is that diversity that is properly channelled will always improve general performance. For the FMN Group, diversity is beyond our […]

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THE EXIT OF AN INDUSTRY ICON

The Chairman, Board of Directors and Management of Flour Mills of Nigeria PLC (FMN) have announced with deep regret, the death of the founding father of the Company and Chairman Emeritus, Mr. George Stavros Coumantaros. He passed on peacefully in his sleep on Monday, 17th October 2016, in Athens, Greece, at the age of 94. […]

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THE FMN COMMITMENT TO “MADE-IN-NIGERIA”

Since its incorporation in 1960, developing the capacity of local production has been a key focus of the FMN business operation in Nigeria. For more than five decades, the leading food and agro-allied business in Nigeria has invested billions of dollars in the Nation’s quest to produce high quality and affordable products from local raw […]

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More Than 1000 People In Apapa And Environs Benefit From FMN Caring For The Eye Initiative

In continuation of our dedication to healthcare, we organized a two-day Free Eye Screening exercise for people within the Apapa community and its environs. The program was carried out in collaboration with the Department of Ophthalmology, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH). The screening which took place at Apapa Local Government Town Hall, recorded more than […]

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Let us go forward with Agriculture

In Nigeria, ‘oil money’ has been at the centre of national discourse in the last four decades. It has captured the imagination of Nigerians across divides for one singular reason: Oil has been the symbol of power, wealth, opulence, growth, and development. Arguably, everything that is lovable about Nigeria today is a direct consequence of […]

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HERE IS OUR RESPONSE TO THE DOMINANCE OF OIL IN NIGERIA

Nigeria’s reliance on crude oil is once again at the front burner of national discourse. The country has depended solely on this natural resource for export and foreign exchange earnings for too long. The economy has recently witnessed a significant drop in the commodity’s price. Crude oil sales account for around 70 percent of government […]

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FMN, EMPLOYING MILLIONS ACROSS NIGERIA

Recent statistics from the Nigeria Bureau of Statistics (NBS) suggest that over 1.5 million Nigerians became unemployed in the first quarter of 2016, and Nigeria’s unemployment rate grew from 10.4% in the last quarter of 2015 to 12.1% of the labour force in the first quarter of 2016. To many Nigerians right now, being gainfully […]

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