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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 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...


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...


NAFDAC to enforce new policy on imported food registration

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration Control (NAFDAC) is set to start enforcing a new policy on the registration of 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...


Olam expands operations to reduce agro-import bill‎

Meeting Nigeria’s food security needs and providing an increased export balance has been identified as a core value, which has More...


El-Rufai declares state of emergency on tomatoes

Ahead of May 29 democracy day, Kaduna State government has declared a state of emergency on tomatoes due to the Tomato Blight (Tuta More...

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Reps probe illegal importation of tomato paste via porous borders

House of Representatives on Wednesday resolved to investigate the alleged importation of fake, substandard and cancer-causing tomato More...


UBA, Konga boost e-Commerce with mPoS  

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Pan African banking group, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has partnered Konga, Nigeria’s leading e-commerce company and   Innovectives Nigeria Limited to create a seamless More...

GE canvasses increased utilisation of LPG for power generation

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To tackle electricity generation challenges in Nigeria, General Electric has called for increased usage of liquefied petroleum gas as fuel source for power generation. LPG also More...

NERC directs Discos to insure facilities


Electricity distribution companies have been directed by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to renew their comprehensive insurance as provided under Part 5 More...


Buhari seeks collaboration on maritime security in Gulf of Guinea

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday called for greater international collaboration between the Nigerian Navy and other stakeholders in tackling maritime security challenges in More...

Buhari appoints Babandede,  Ja’afaru, CGs of Immigration, Prisons

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointments of Mohammed Babandede and Ahmed Ja’afaru, as the Controllers-General (CGs) of the Nigeria Immigration Service More...

Stakeholders see communication as key to state-society bond, nation building


Denigration of Nigeria abroad, an unfortunate conduct various stakeholders believe is engineered and contrived from home, More...

Organizations that don’t embrace trend may disappear, says Tnsrms CEO


Adeola Tejumola is the CEO West, East and Central Africa Kantar Consumer Insight, putting under this purview probably More...

Oh no, Shikena!

I can imagine it may be no longer fun to work at the National Bureau of...

Mazi_Sam_Ohuabunwa Deregulation of the downstream sector: Matters arising 

The federal government surprised most Nigerians last week, with the sudden deregulation of the downstream petroleum...

MA_Johnson Oil: A wealth provider, not wealth creator

Oil is a blessing to most nations. But the blessing that flows from oil is mismanaged...

With technology, new product, e-business, Wema Bank positions for success


Having scaled through the challenging operational environment in 2015, Wema Bank Plc, Nigeria’s longest surviving More...

‘Double digit interest rate is not good for MSME operators’

Prince Rotimi Ogunleye, Commissioner of Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives, Lagos State, in this interview with BusinessDay speaks on the recent trade..

Analysts place a BUY rating on UBA stocks amid economic turbulence

Analysts have unanimously placed a BUY rating on the stock of United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA), the lender with 19..

Recent devt affirms need for disbursement of N51bn Cabotage Fund

Last week in a stakeholder conference organised by the Federal ministry of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, Minister More...

Strategic investors optimistic on potential of country’s insurance market

Strategic investors with the vision to play dominant role in the nation’s insurance industry are optimistic about the potential for growth..

Low frequency claims, high profitability making African insurance market attractive – IGI boss

African insurance market has been identified to have a very strong potential for growth, given its low penetration rate; a young..

Huawei launches 4G supported GR3, GR5 smartphones

Huawei, a global innovation and ICT solutions provider has launched two new mid-range devices, the Huawei GR3 and Huawei GR5. The..

Understanding Artificial Intelligence

Residents of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, are witnessing the new dawn of intelligence, driverless cars released on their streets by Uber, a ride..

We develop capacity of entrepreneurs before making credit available- BoI

The Bank of Industry (BoI) says it first develops the capacity of operators of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) before..