Blame shifts to Gencos, Discos over power sector debts


Electricity Generating and Distributing companies in Nigeria are being blamed for partly being responsible for huge debt owed the sector for which the Gencos recently warned of an imminent shut down of More...

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Nigeria Cocoa midcrop yield seen at 25-year low on weather

Nigeria’s cocoa midcrop output is seen falling by as much as 70 percent this year from the previous season after unfavourable weather More...


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...

Prada targets younger customers in bid for growth


Italian luxury fashion group Prada has predicted a return to growth as it seeks to connect with younger customers through online sales and flexible pricing. First half profits More...

PZ Cussons remains profitable amid adverse economic conditions


PZ Cussons Plc’s use of strategic initiatives aimed at improving shareholders value and sustaining long-term growth has reaped some dividends, as the company remained profitable More...

Textile manufacturers seek govt patronage


Nigerian Textile Manufacturers Association (NTMA) has urged the Federal Government to patronise indigenous textile mills for increased production and contribution to the nation’s More...


Name, prosecute persons behind ‘ghost workers,’ labour tells FG, states

Organised labour says federal and state governments owe the nation a duty to go beyond merely announcing discoveries of ‘ghost workers’ in the public service, to actually naming More...

Buhari approves board of NPA, NIMASA

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the composition of the Governing Boards of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency More...

NBC receives commendation for product quality, employment support


The minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige has commended Nigerian Bottling Company, NBC for quality production of 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 More...

Eugenia Abu  How secure are you?

The man was very upbeat, a mischievous smile playing on his lips. I peered at him...

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...

Janet Yellen says rate-hike case ‘strengthened in recent months’

Janet Yellen, vice Chair of the US Federal Reserve

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the case to raise interest rates is getting stronger as the U.S. economy More...

0.26% gain at the NSE All-Share Index

Closing at 27,450.91, the All-Share Index gained 1.80% against 27,379.95 the previous day. The market saw a drop in the number..

FG to sell 213 bn naira treasury bills

The Federal Government plans to offer N212.85 billion ($675 million) in Treasury bills maturing between 91-days and 1-year on Aug. 31,..

Nigeria’s distributable revenues fell to N444bn in July


Nigeria’s distributable revenues to the three tiers of government fell in July to around N444billion after More...

Kaduna State targets N3.5bn monthly IGR, says commissioner

The Kaduna State Government is targeting N3.5 billion monthly Internally Generated Revenue (IGR), the state Commissioner for Budget and Planning, Muhammad..

The secret to finding time for your personal development despite a busy schedule.

For women who work a job and run a business simultaneously, it can be very challenging finding time to dedicate to..

UK’s ICO investigates WhatsApp, Facebook data sharing plan

The UK’s Information Commissioner (ICO) is looking into WhatsApp’s decision to share more data with parent company Facebook. The data about..

The secret to finding time for your personal development despite a busy schedule.

For women who work a job and run a business simultaneously, it can be very challenging finding time to dedicate to..

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..