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Diesel fuel scarcity: FG  to assist tractor owners, operators

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, has assured mechanised farmers all over Nigeria that the problem of More...


Meet the 36 year-old entrepreneur who owns Nigeria’s 2nd largest rice farm

Nigerians consume more than 5 million metric tons of rice every year, with a significant portion of its consumption needs sourced from More...


25 companies sign MoU to participate in ECOWAS rice programme

Twenty-five seed companies on Friday in Gwagwalada, FCT, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Seed Entrepreneurs Association More...


China CAMC to partner UNIDO ITPO to invest in Nigeria’s agro-industrial sectors

China National Construction and Agricultural Machinery Corp (China CMCA) says it is interested in partnering the UNIDO Investment and More...

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Abia survival depends on agriculture – Ikpeazu

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has appealed to the people of the state to begin to think of going into agriculture, saying it More...


AfDB plans $175m for agricultural transformation in North-West region

The Country Director, African Development Bank (AfDB), Ousmane Dore, has earmarked on $175 million dollars for Agricultural Transformation More...


Farmers urged to adopt mechanisation to boost productivity

Dizengoff Nigeria has emphasised the need for farmers in the country to adopt mechanisation and do away with manual implements so as More...


Asoko Sector Brief – Nigeria Agri-Finance Q2, 2016

With agriculture representing more than one-third of Nigeria’s GDP on an annual basis and accounting for more than half of total More...

Union Dicon Salt Plc releases FY 2015 Audited report


Loss before tax of N2.3 million in 2015 as against N87.32 million in 2014. The company reduced administrative expenses from N148.63 million in 2014 to N80.9 million in 2015. While More...

IT experts urge technology entrepreneurs to drive economy


Some Information Technology experts weekend said that collaboration among technology entrepreneurs, both in public and private sectors, would encourage innovations and ideas More...

Lamudi becomes Jumia House under new ecosystem, vision


Lamudi, an online real estate market place, has rebranded and is now called Jumia Houses. This is in line with Africa Internet Group—the parent company’s decision to connect More...

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Akwa Ibom seeks collaboration with FIRS to enhance revenue generation

The Akwa Ibom government has announced plans to collaborate with the Federal Internal Revenue Service as part of efforts to expand its tax net and boost  Internally Generated More...

Produce evidence , Presidency replies Saraki

The Presidency has lashed back at the Senate President, Bukola Saraki for claims that there is “now a government within the government of President Muhammadu Buhari” that More...

Stakeholders seek media deeper roles in shaping government economic direction


The applauded recent liberalisation of FX, occasioned partly by some financial media reports and concerns, tasks the media More...

PR in Africa: Changing the Narrative


Many years ago, The Economist magazine carried a cover story describing Africa as a ‘hopeless continent’. Several More...

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When the creator made man, it was for him to be free and not to be...

Rafiq Raji Brexit risks for Africa are overblown

For Africa and the United Kingdom, I choose to be optimistic. Scare-mongering can stop now, the...

Mazi_Sam_Ohuabunwa Is the looming clash between the executive and the legislature unavoidable? 

I have done my best to refrain from commenting on Senator Olusola Saraki’s travails since he...

No limit on naira debit, credit cards utilization on e-channels – CBN


The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday said transactions done through electronic channels and Pointof-Sales More...

CBN sells FX, naira eases against dollar

Nigeria’s central bank asked for bid-offer quotes from currency traders on Monday as it sold dollars on the interbank market to..

CBN issues requirements for externalisation on OTC FX futures for FPIs

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has issued operational requirements to guide the externalization of the differentials on OTC FX Futures..

Despite new FX regime, Buhari says no benefit from devaluation


Despite endorsing the new flexible foreign exchange policy regime devaluing the naira, President Muhammadu More...

Nigeria’s economy battered by years of gross mismanagement – Buhari

The Federal Government is working at changing the structure of the Nigerian economy which has been battered by years of gross mismanagement of..

NIMASA takes steps to domesticate Maritime Labour Convention 2006 – Peterside

The Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dakuku Peterside, has said that the agency had taken steps to domesticate..

Sharing money problems with kids

Father, children and piggy bank Kids are surprisingly resilient in the face of a crisis. But even so, serious family money troubles can potentially affect a..
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Mastercard sees huge potential in Africa’s e-commerce industry

 The e-commerce environment in Africa is robust and expanding at a rapid rate. This is driven by continued telecommunications infrastructural development,..

The Nigerian Entrepreneur who built a $10mn Toy company

Paul Orajiaka, a 37 year-old Nigerian entrepreneur, is the founder of Auldon Limited, a manufacturer of African-themed toys. Auldon manufactures dolls..

SMEs under stress as new FX rules likely to hike interest rate

Despite several upsides of the new FX rules recently unveiled by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), the policy will likely..