tomatoes

‘We have home grown solution to Tomato Pest, Tuta Absoluta’

Ministry of Science and Technology has developed a pesticide agent that is very effective against the new tomato Pest- Tuta Absoluta More...

cassava flour

FG sets 4-year target to end huge import bill on agric products

Federal Government says the huge import bill incurred from the importation of agriculture products, particularly rice, will come to More...

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Union Dicon completes purchase of 2,000ha Cassava farm

The huge potential of the cassava value chain has been further keyed into by Union Dicon plc with the company signing a share subscription More...

palm oil production

Imo to generate N40bn from palm oil, rubber

The Imo State Government on Wednesday said it would generate over N40 billion annually from rubber and palm oil plantations it established More...

agric-products

PIND plans to partner Cross River in boosting agriculture

Dara Akala,  Program Director of the Foundation for Partnerships initiative in the Niger Delta (PIND) has revealed plans to partner More...

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Agric extension services: From too few to none at all

 Nigerian small scale farmers lag behind because of their inability to access extension services writes Josephine Okojie. Despite More...

Dangote-flour

Dangote flour re-opens Kano plant to save 3000 jobs  

As part of its restructuring process for greater market share, Dangote Flour Mills has reopened its plant in Kano with plans to grow More...

livestock

MTN launches livestock tracking solution

In a bid to address the problem of cattle grazing and the judicious use of land across the country, MTN Nigeria has launched the MTN More...

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We are putting African literature in more hands – Etisalat

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The Director, Brands & Experience, Etisalat Nigeria, Elvis Ogiemwanye in this interview speaks on why the telecoms company initiated the Etisalat Prize for Literature among More...

Barclays Africa looks to insurance to support growth

A Barclays logo is pictured outside the Barclays towers in Johannesburg December 16, 2015. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Barclays Africa Group is expanding its insurance business through acquisitions to support growth, its deputy chief executive said on Friday. David Hodnett said the bank was scouting More...

SEC bans BGL Managing Director, deputy from capital market activities

Albert-Okumagba

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Thursday banned Mr Albert Okumagba, BGL Managing Director and his deputy, Mr Chibundu Edozie, from participating in capital market More...

strong-institutions

Group makes case for good men to build strong institutions

Africa must concentrate on building strong institutions as a stepping stone to enthroning the much-desired good governance, a group, Seadogs (also known Pyrites Confraternity) More...

Ikpeazunomics and the untold Abia Story (2)

Already, the Abia State government in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike Microfinance More...

We are putting African literature in more hands – Etisalat

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The Director, Brands & Experience, Etisalat Nigeria, Elvis Ogiemwanye in this interview speaks on why the telecoms company More...

Union Bank’s rebrand reflects new proposition

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Union Bank’s new brand identity, which was unveiled October 2015, has won two gold awards at the Transform Awards More...

Eugenia Abu Lessons from the Egypt Air tragedy

I am a frequent flyer which means I am constantly travelling. In addition to which I...

GREGORY KRONSTEN In favour of an elastic band (for the fuel price)

The authorities have made a bold step with the new pricing regime for premium motor spirit...

Christopher Akor Obasanjo’s confession and the lessons of history

When Olusegun Obasanjo described General Mohammadu Buhari, in his memoires – My Watch – as not...

NSE admitted to gold community of global reporting initiative 

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The Nigerian Stock Exchange has been admitted into the GRI Gold Community by Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). More...

Michael Chu’di Ejekam comments on the compelling appeal of Longer-Life Private Equity

Michael Chu’di Ejekam, commercial real estate expert shares his insights on the recent Wall Street Journal article on the ALTAS partners..

Nigerian interbank rates fall on expecations of budget disbursal

Nigeria’s overnight interbank rate eased to an average of 5 percent for overnight lending on Friday, down from 9 percent last..

DMO advises Nigerians to adopt positive attitude to economic challenges

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The Debt Management Office (DMO) has advised Nigerians to still maintain positive attitude in spite of the current More...

FX stalls Asaba shoe cluster’s order to supply 1000 pairs to British firm

Inability to secure foreign exchange (FX) is the only reason Asaba shoe cluster, nurtured and mentored by the United Nations Industrial..

Shipping cost to Nigeria increases 60% as pirates’ attacks upsurge

Cost of shipping goods to Nigeria has increased rapidly due to rising pirates’ attacks on vessels and crew on Nigerian territorial..
ihs

Telecoms mull renewable energy option as power spend hits over N32.4bn annually

IHS Towers, the largest tower company in Africa that manages 16,000 telecoms towers out of about 30,000 Base Transceiver Stations (BTS)..
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L-R:COMMISSIONER FOR HEALTH LAGOS STATE, DR. JIDE IDRIS; CHAIRMAN, LAGOS STATE MEDICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE, DR. ORE FALOMO; AND CHAIRMAN, EDENFIELD HEALTH FOUNDATION, MR. ITUAH IGHODALO, DURING THE PRESS CONFERENCE ON EKO FREE HEALTH MISSION, IN LAGOS... ON TUESDAY.
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Non-oil exports 6% contribution pushes CBN to float N550bn stimulation fund

The dismal performance of the non-oil export has pushed Nigeria’s central bank to float N550 billion export funds to spike the..
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Abuja Chamber challenges FG on skills gap

The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) has called on the Federal Government to develop a national skill policy to..
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