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...


BOA Urges FG to sustain ban on rice Importation

 Danbala Danja, managing director of Bank of Agriculture (BOA), has urged the Federal Government to sustain the ban on the importation More...

Lenovo Q1’16 revenue declines to $10.1bn on FX impacts


Lenovo Group has released its results for the first fiscal quarter (Q1) ended June 30, 2016 with revenue at $10.1 billion, representing 6 percent decrease year-over-year (yoy). More...

NNPC unveils strategies towards incremental production


Worried by the challenge of low oil prices and declining government revenue, the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NNPC) has said it is embarking on incremental production More...

NLNG hinges sound business environment on FG honouring contracts terms


As the Federal Government embarks on reforms in the oil and gas sector and deepens efforts to diversify the economy, the Nigeria LNG has said that unless the executive and legislature More...


Earthquake hits italy

A magnitude 6.2 earthquake has struck central Italy, leaving at least six people dead and others trapped under rubble, Italian officials said. The quake hit at 03:36 (01:36 GMT), More...

Gowon meets Buhari, expresses hope on resolution of Niger Delta issues 

Former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon on Tuesday met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa Abuja to discuss issues affecting the country. Gowon who spoke 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...

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...

Emeka Osuji The nature of safety nets that work

Microfinance institutions around the world are familiar with the impact of disasters, both natural and man-made,...

Ogho-Okiti Are portfolio flows bad?

In a rather expository and detailed interview in the Guardian two days ago, the Vice President,...

NPF Microfinance Bank gets approval for 11 new branches


The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has approved the request of the management of the NPF Microfinance Bank for More...

NSE All-Share Index gains 0.01%

At the close of market today the NSE All-Share index stood at N27,810.28 on account of a 0.01% drop while market..

GTBank Plc: Increased other income drives earnings growth amid regulatory headwinds

Success they say is the precious truth. That is the story of Guaranty Trust Bank Plc (GTBank), the largest lender by..

Economic downturn: Ports and Cargo diversifies into vehicle import service

Container ship and cranes at a dock, Los Angeles, USA

Determined to cushion the effects of economic downturn currently eating deep into the revenue profile as well More...

Clearing cargo on flexible exchange rate renders Form M invalid- says Nicole Jonathan

Nicole Jonathan is the president of Shippers Association of Lagos State. In this interview, he highlighted the impact of the current..

Economic recession: Expert recommends survival strategy for insurers

Insurance expert has suggested soft landing for insurance firms wishing to survive the future amidst growing economic uncertainties caused by dwindling..

FNB enters smartphone market

FNB is the first South African bank to launch its own branded smartphone in an attempt it says to fully integrate..

SURVEY: How Millennials see the world

The Global Shapers Annual Survey 2016, an initiative by the World Economic Forum, received over 26,000 responses from millennials aged between..

SM Jury mentors entrepreneurs on innovative skills

Entrepreneurs from all walks of life recently gathered for the 3rd edition of the SM Jury, held at the ICTEL Expo,..