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Influx of substandard farm machinery dims farmers’ productivity

The Federal Government’s aim of diversifying the economy through agriculture is being threatened by the influx of substandard farm More...

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IITA trains African researchers on weed science

The Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) under its cassava weed management project is training African researchers on new advances More...

Wheat

Kano earmarks N200m for purchase of surplus wheat

The Kano state government has set aside N200million to purchase excess wheat produced by farmers in the state. This was made known More...

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FrieslandCampina to pump N3bn into Nigeria’s dairy development

FrieslandCampina has announced decision to invest   N3 billion into its small-holder dairy farmer programme in Nigeria.  The diary More...

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West African buyers line up for Indorama fertilizer

With the first pellets of Urea fertilizer expected to roll out soon from the brand new Indorama Fertilizer and Chemicals Limited (IEFCL) More...

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‘We have home grown solution to Tomato Pest, Tuta Absoluta’

Ministry of Science and Technology has developed a pesticide agent that is very effective against the new tomato Pest- Tuta Absoluta 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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Shell begins campaign on energy efficiency

Companies affected are Shell, Chevron and Total, all of which operate a joint venture partnership with the Federal Government

As part of a global effort to encourage debate on how a rapidly expanding world population can meet its energy needs, Shell has launched the Nigeria campaign on energy sufficiency More...

Deloitte appoints Fatai Folarin as W/A regional leader, CEO of Nigeria’s office

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Deloitte Africa has appointed Fatai Folarin as the new Chief Executive Officer of Deloitte Nigeria and Deloitte West Africa regional leader, effective June 1, 2016. He is also More...

MainOne, Radware partner on managed security services

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MainOne, the premier connectivity and data centre solutions company in West Africa, and Radware® (NASDAQ: RDWR), a leading provider of cyber security and application delivery More...

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Pro-Biafra Protest: Former Senate President, leads Igbo delegation to Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, Tuesday, met behind closed doors, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, with some prominent Igbo politicians from the South East. The delegation led by More...

Bill to improve availability of potable water gets legislature support

The  House of Representatives has assured it will  work on the new Draft Water Resources Bill to make it effective,  Chairman, House Committee on Water Resources, Aliyu Patigi, More...

Nigerian elected President of Africa Public Relations Association

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Yomi Badejo-Okusanya, a communications expert and PR practitioner has been elected President of Africa Public Relations Association More...

ADVAN conference: Brands urged to engage more during recession

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Brands in Nigeria have been advised to innovatively expand and sustain their platforms for consumer engagement More...

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Nigeria’s descent to a now virtually inevitable (?) recession has long been foretold by this columnist...

Ogho-Okiti Niger Delta problems: What are we scared of?

The renewed attacks in the Niger Delta in the last few months have reawakened a crisis...

Emeka Osuji Saving the small business from the recession

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) was reported to have declared that Nigeria has finally gone...

How banks align products, services to include children

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Ever since the establishment of financial inclusion strategy in 2012 by the Central Bank of Nigeria, deposit More...

Sound corporate governance key to strengthen Nigeria’s banking sector

Sound corporate governance goes beyond compliance and check-lists; it must become a way of life. We have a duty to ensure..

Lagos, CIBN commend Heritage Bank support for financial inclusion mandate

Lagos State deputy governor, Oluranti Adebule, and the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), have jointly commended Heritage Bank Limited..

Nigeria missing as APM Terminals provides container weighing services at 35 ports

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One month to the July 1, 2016 deadline for SOLAS Verified Gross Mass (VGM) to come into force as mandated by More...

African insurers target to close gap on 25% cession to offshore markets

If resolutions at the recently concluded African Insurance Organization Conference and General Assembly held in Marrakech, Morocco will be implemented contentiously,..

Stakeholders must help insurance industry grow for economic development – Ogunbiyi

Given the critical role of insurance in economic development, stakeholders in the economy have been called to collaborate with the insurance..

Mounting anxiety ahead of OPEC meeting

OPEC There is mounting anxiety amongst the members of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) as they gather again in Vienna..

Moving out of your parents’ home the first time

Woman leaving entrance door carrying two suitcases, low section Unemployment is high in Nigeria. According to the latest report from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) it is over 12..
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‘Nigerians need true 4G mobile experience’

Muyiwa Ogungboye, MD/CEO e.Stream networks, an indigenous Internet Service Provider (ISP) talks to  JUMOKE AKIYODE about his plans to bring true..
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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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Nigeria leads pack as investor interest in African startups peaks

Data from the newly published “2016 Venture Finance in Africa” research, which was conducted by VC4Africa, shows that the growing international..
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