DSS retires Marilyn Ogar


The Spokesperson of the Department of State Security (DSS), under the  administration of Goodluck Jonathan, Marilyn Ogar, has been compulsorily retired from service. Sources from the Federal Government agency More...

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Green collar jobs – solution to youth unemployment

Desire for white collar (office) jobs and unwillingness to look elsewhere has left many young energetic well-educated Nigerians jobless More...


FG, FUNAAB empower women farmers on aquaculture, entrepreneurship

The Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) has partnered the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) More...


Middle-belt communal instability thwarting robust agric output

Decades of long violent conflict in the middle belt region of the country, between farmers and herdsmen is thwarting the country’s More...

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Nigeria agric imports drops by N74 billion in Q2 2015

Nigeria’s agricultural imports declined by 11 percent from N738 billion imported in Q1 to N664 billion in Q2 2015, according to the More...


Lagos seeks partnership to grow agriculture

Governor of Lagos State Akinwunmi Ambode says the state is looking at partnership in agro business in what aims at increasing production More...


Investing in fish feeds (pellets) production

Fish feeds constitute more than 70percent of the input in fish farming.  It is therefore an important input.  Every effort must be More...


Youths, the untapped agric resources in Nigeria, say experts

To tap into the riches of the unfolding diversified economy through agriculture, experts in the agricultural sector have urged the More...


RMRDC partners Chinese firm on sorghum production

The Raw Materials Research and Development Council (RMRDC) on Tuesday said the Federal Government would partner a Chinese firm to grow More...

Arik Air to divest ownership, goes public May 2016


  Arik Air management said on Wednesday that it would go public by May 2016, in order to free the airline of a single ownership structure. Johnson Arumemi-Ikhide, chairman More...

ArcelorMittal SA steel mills to close as industry crisis bites


Arcelormittal South Africa (SA) on Monday became the latest casualty of plunging steel prices and slowing demand, saying it would mothball two operations and review the viability More...

World’s top oil trader Vitol sees price stuck at $40-$60 to 2016


Oil prices will remain at $40 to $60 a barrel into 2016 as rising crude supplies overwhelm demand, according to the world’s largest independent oil trader. The oil-production More...


Gov. Okorocha promises to pay Imo workers outstanding salaries

The Imo State governor,  Rochas Okorocha is set to pay the  three months outstanding salaries with the recent Federal Government bail out fund made available to the state government. During More...

Guber race : Bayelsans are tired of visionless leadership‎- Alaibe

Timi Alaibe, former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and one of the governorship aspirants in Bayelsa State has expressed that ‘visible More...

NB consumers excited about new beer launch


Makurdi-Consumers in Benue State and its environs have applauded the newly re-launched More Lager Beer, brewed by Nigerian More...

Dominant brands risk losing market share on lack of new thinking, says Needscope CEO


As Nigeria’s $510 billion economy, the biggest in Africa with population of about 170 milllin continues to attract More...

steve_ayorinde Abobaku…and the northernisation of a federal republic

With his 100 days in office almost here, President Muhammadu Buhari is expectedly drawing critical appraisals...

agbaje_new Investing in Nigeria’s poor (2)

There is no conflict between economic reforms to improve investment climate and enhance business competitiveness, deregulate...

Mazi_Sam_Ohuabunwa Time to declare a state of emergency on our economy

I am troubled by the latest economic performance indices being reported for our country. The price...

Nigeria share index fall for second day

A security officer checks a man outside the Nigerian Stock Exchange in Lagos

Nigerian stocks fell for a second straight day on Thursday, shedding 1.6 percent as investors booked profits More...

Mortgage refinancing deepens as NMRC disburses N1bn to Imperial Homes

  Mortgage refinancing, a landmark development in Nigeria, has taken off in quite encouraging manner with Imperial Homes Mortgage Bank Limited..

AfDB expands African Bond Index

  The African Development Bank (AfDB) has expanded the African Bond Index as Botswana and Namibia join index family bringing transparency..

FG exposes investment opportunities in Nigeria Commodity Exchange


The Federal Government is taking a determined step to convince investors to explore opportunities in the Agricultural More...

PenCom shifts focus to employers failing to remit pension deductions

PenCom is about to go after employers that fail to remit deductions from their workers’ salaries into their Retirement Savings Accounts...

Sovereign Wealth Funds can ease Africa risks, AfDB says

African nations, stung by plunging commodity prices, should set up more sovereign wealth funds to help withstand the next downturn, said Akinwumi..

Uber links with Kia to expand fivefold in Africa’s biggest city

Uber Technologies is negotiating cheaper deals for new vehicles with Kia Motors Corp. to boost its number of drivers fivefold in..

Corporate Strategy – The Role of the Board

Corporate strategy is the overall scope and direction of an organization and the way in which its business operations work together..

“Access Bank committed to supporting financing needs of SMEs”

Management of Access Bank plc, one of the leading commercial banks in Nigeria, has reiterated its commitment towards promoting efficient, effective..