Customs to use N285/$ for duty from June 1

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The Nigerian Customs department announced today it will begin to use the rate of N285 to the dollar for the calculation of duty on all imports from Wednesday June 1, 2016. It is a further evidence of the More...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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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...

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SEC bans BGL Managing Director, deputy from capital market activities

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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...

United Airlines cancels Nigeria route, ending its only flight to Africa

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United Airlines will stop flying to Nigeria next month, ending the carrier’s only route to Africa because of weakness in the energy sector and difficulties in collecting money More...

United Capital divests from United Metropolitan Life, makes N1.5bn profit from sale

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United Capital plc, an African investment banking and financial services firm, has completed the sale of its 50 percent holding in United Metropolitan Life, a joint venture established More...

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Militants blow up PPMC, NNPC pipelines

Militants attacked crude oil and gas pipelines operated by Nigeria’s state oil firm in the Niger Delta, a community leader said on Friday, in an attack claimed by the Niger More...

Dangote donates N400m to Lagos poverty alleviation programme

President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has donated N400 million to support the Lagos State government’s poverty alleviation programme. Dangote announced the donation at 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 MENA More...

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

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

Access Bank UNICEF Charity Polo’2016:  Children Day’s celebration takes centre stage

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Nigerian children are set for one of the grandest moments of their lives as Access Bank plc today, May 27, ‎celebrates More...

Nigeria bond yields fall as traders buy debt after FX shift

Yields on Nigeria’s government bond fell across maturities on Wednesday as traders bought debt to cover their positions, a day after..

Nigerian stocks near 5-month high after central bank FX shift

Nigerian stocks soared to near a 5-month high on Wednesday with banks leading the charge, driven by hopes that a more..

AfDB arranges $300 million finance for African women entreprenuers

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The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) is investing $300million to finance African women in business at its More...

AfDB set to bridge Africa’s $120bn trade finance funding gap

The African Development Bank is set to bridge Africa’s $120bn finance funding gap by providing support for trade in vital economic..

FG to invest six trillion naira pension funds – Adeosun

Nigeria’s Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun says the federal government is being cautious as it plans to invest the over six trillion..
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Apple plans to develop new wireless charging innovation

Apple Inc. makers of the iPhone, iPad, Mac book and other I series is planning to take technology a step further..
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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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