Singaporean firm to invest $100 mn in A/Ibom agric projects

A Singaporean firm has entered into an agreement with the Akwa Ibom State government  for the establishment of a rice farm  and a More...


Nigeria’s diversification hinges on agro credit, high capacity machinery

If Nigeria is to diversify its economy away from oil in the face of dwindling oil revenue occasioned by the continuous fall in the More...


How to establish a Garri processing factory

The importance of food to human beings need not be over flogged.  Food is to human being as fuel is to engines.  No human being More...


Nigeria must revive palm oil, tomato to aid diversification, FX

Nigeria will need to revive agricultural commodities of comparative advantage to steer diversification and bring in foreign exchange. More...

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Ogun approves N5bn CBN loan for farmers

 Active farmers and players in Agriculture and Agribusiness in Ogun state are on the verge of securing credit facilities to bolster More...


Vegefresh chairman says green alternative to spur bank lending to agric sector

Vegefresh Company Limited, an indigenous group of companies with varying interests along the entire agricultural network and allied More...


Green alternative to spur lending to agric sector 15% in 4 years

If properly implemented, the Green Alternative Agriculture Promotion Policy will spur total bank lending to the agriculture sector More...


Farmers canvass innovation, capacity as rice, wheat production rises

Nigerian farmers want increased innovation and capacity building in the face of rising productivity in wheat and rice production attributed More...

Domestic Airlines at edge on BASA deals 


Domestic Airlines may be losing out in revenue and flight frequencies with the move by the federal government to increase foreign airlines’ flight frequencies. Senator Hadi Sirika, More...

Standard Alliance grows gross premium income by 32%


Underwriting firm, Standard Alliance Insurance Plc has posted a gross premium income of N5.4 billion for the financial year ended 31st December 2015, a 32 per cent rise from More...

UBA says back in FX    


The management of United Bank for Africa (UBA), on Wednesday said the bank has been re-admitted into the Forex Market by the Central Bank of Nigeria. This follows Tuesday’s More...


NIS 2000: Boycott screening, forget Immigration job

The federal government has warned the dispersed 2000 recruits of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) that failure to attend the screening exercise would amount to withdrawal More...

FG seeks WHO support for pharmaceutical manufacturers

Federal Government is currently seeking the support of the World Health Organisation,(WHO) and other partners in achieving the pre-qualification status of more Nigerian pharmaceutical More...

FG sees media’s role critical in curbing militancy, insurgency


Federal Government says the role of the media is critical in the fight against militancy, insurgency and rising threat to More...

Jumia redefines Nigerians’ online shopping experience


Jumia, Nigeria’s no 1 online retailer is poised to consolidate on its achievements with innovative concepts that More...

Christopher Akor Where will the tax come from?

  It is an open fact that the Nigerian federation, especially after the discovery of oil,...

Olugbenga Lessons from the Olympics

Two years after hosting the football world cup, Brazil has again confirmed it can successfully stage...

agbaje_new Nigerian economy since 1999: Myths, lies and data

  The average oil price in 1999 when President Olusegun Obasanjo returned as Nigeria’s civilian president...

CBN tasks stakeholders on credit history


Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has tasked stakeholders in the Credit Bureau industry to come up with recommendations More...

UBA says back in FX    

The management of United Bank for Africa (UBA), on Wednesday said the bank has been re-admitted into the Forex Market by..

NSE All-Share Index gains 0.25%

Closing at 27,880.46, the All-Share Index increased by 0.25% against 27,607.68 the previous day. The market saw a drop in the..

Access Bank: Analysts reiterate outperform rating after strong H1


Recently, Access Bank plc –one of Nigeria’s Tier-1 lender released its audited results for the half-year More...

Rivers AG advocates infrastructure development independent of oil

    The Rivers State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Hon. Emmanuel Chinwe Aguma, SAN, has urged Nigerians to get..

GNI, Daar, DN Tyre, African Alliance top NSE basket of default filers

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) made an excess of N40million (N43.6million) as cumulative penalty paid by Great Nigeria Insurance Plc, Daar..

TCN weakest link in Nigeria’s power sector- ANED

ANED-Image-600x222 The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED) on Wednesday said that transmission remains the weakest link in the power value chain in Nigeria...

Using online banking tools could save you more

online-banking Recently, BusinessDay ran stories on SunTrust Bank Nigeria, the newest baby in the banking industry. The fascinating thing about the bank..

Samsung Galaxy Note7 outsells supply

Samsung Electronics has had to delay the launch of its new premium smartphone Galaxy Note7 in some markets with production unable..

The 10 richest countries in the world 2016

The following table ranks the top 10 countries in the world by “total individual wealth” held (as of June 2016). “Total..

TPX Hub advocates coworking space to lower business start-up cost

A challenge start-ups face in raising money for rent on office space can be mitigated by sharing an office with other..