FX shortage spikes local sourcing of agro inputs

Agro-allied manufacturers are increasingly sourcing raw materials locally as foreign exchange hiccups deal blow on their capacity to More...


Dizengoff to create 1000 jobs through greenhouse technology

In a bid to align with the Federal Government’s move to diversify the economy away from oil through agriculture and ensure food sufficiency, More...


Edo reps mull farm settlement to empower constituency 

As part of deliberate policy to diversify the economic base of the old Agbazillo people in Edo central senatorial district, Sergius More...

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Abia targets 7.5 million oil palm trees in 3yrs

Abia State Government intends to plant about 7.5 million oil palm trees in the next three years, in its ‘Return to Farm Programme”. More...


Nigerian cocoa farmers upbeat on crop outlook on weather

Late rain in Nigeria this year is helping cocoa trees to flower, raising hopes of a good harvest in the world’s fourth biggest More...


Buhari orders release of 10,000 tons of grains

The Presidency rejected insinuations that poverty and lack are products of the Change mantra. This is as it announced that President More...


AGROFOOD exhibition to play host to 20 French firms

A delegation of about 20 French firms will be showcasing its goods and service in the forthcoming AGROFOOD Trade Exhibition taking More...


AfDB to invest $300m in agric-business led employment initiative

The African Development Bank (AfDB) in its continued efforts at providing fund for youths involved in agriculture would be investing More...


Arik Explorer launches ground transfer service for London passengers


Arik Explorer, Arik Air’s leisure and packaged travel subsidiary, is launching a ground transfer service for London bound passengers from Heathrow Airport to destinations More...

Huawei shifts focus to cloud technology at congress


Huawei has said that it intends to drive the conversation at its second ‘Huawei Cloud Congress West Africa’ by engaging with industry leaders and Information Technology vendors More...

ASUS launches 1st brand exclusive store in Nigeria


In a bid to provide a credible avenue for end-users to experience its brand offerings, ASUS has unveiled its first ever ASUS brand experience center at the Computer Village, More...


Saraki insists CCT is unfit to try him

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki has again, insisted by way of appeal that the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) chaired by Justice Danladi Umar is unfit to try him over allegations More...

2015 budget: Fashola commends capital allocation

The minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has commended the Federal Government’s allocation to capital expenditure in the 2016 budget. Fashola, who fielded More...

Digital operators plan onslaught against traditional media


Major digital operators last week in Lagos engaged themselves on how to grow the industry, deepen their operations and connect More...

Individual customised advertising is online current trend – Criteo CEO

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Dirk Henke, managing director of emerging markets for Criteo Dirk Henke, managing director of emerging markets More...

christopher The politics and cost of regulation in Nigeria 2

Another key reason why African governments always resort to ‘control regimes’ is the need to keep...

Olugbenga The dalliance of economics with culture

One of the famous proponents of globalization, Thomas Friedman, once declared that “the world is flat”....

agbaje_new Fela and the Nigerian elite

I have been thinking around two issues recently – the great Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, who started life...

Access Bank gets approval for N100bn debt issue


Nigeria’s Access Bank has obtained shareholders’ approval to raise up to 100 billion naira ($504 More...

First Bank to cut jobs in bid to restore profit

FBN Holdings Plc, which owns Nigeria’s biggest bank, plans to cut jobs and focus less on providing loans to the oil..

Diamond Bank declares N217bn gross earnings in 2015, profit dips

Diamond Bank has declared gross earnings of N217.09 billion for the financial year ended December 31, 2015 against N208.40 billion achieved..

Stakeholders task FG to open railway subsector to encourage private investors participation 


Stakeholders on Land Transportation in Nigeria have underscored the need fo the Federal Government to open up More...

Elumelu tasks government on easy land allocations to entrepreneurs for agribusiness 

Having observed some harsh economic factors that ‎impede ease of doing business in Nigeria over time, Tony Elumelu, founder, The Tony..

Nigeria loses $2.9bn annually to unnecessary tax waivers     

Nigeria is said to be losing $2.9 billion annually to tax incentives and waivers granted to multinational companies operating in the..

Palmchat launches free Wi-Fi on board

In an era where Wi-Fi services are cropping up almost everywhere, it’s still not so easy to get Wi-Fi while on..

Elumelu tasks government on easy land allocations to entrepreneurs for agribusiness 

Having observed some harsh economic factors that ‎impede ease of doing business in Nigeria over time, Tony Elumelu, founder, The Tony..

FCMB builds valuable franchise in SME financing, retail banking space

First City Monument Bank (FCMB) Limited has continued to build a valuable franchise in the retail space and its giant strides..
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