CBN cuts benchmark interest rate from 13 to 11 per cent


The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) cut the benchmark interest rate in Africa’s biggest economy to 11 percent from 13 percent on Tuesday, its first reduction in the headline cost of borrowing in more More...

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UK investment delegation in Nigeria to promote trade in agriculture            

 UK Trade and Investment (UKTI), the lead organisation that supports companies in the UK trading internationally, is currently in More...


Investors’ expectations of new agric minister

With the appointment of Audu Ogbeh, the new minister for agriculture and rural development, it is pertinent to bring to the fore again More...


FUNAAB empowers farmers with high-yielding kolanut seedlings

Recognising the economic value of increased production of kolanut to the Nigeria’s national income, the Agricultural Media Resources More...


Why farmers must transit from rain-fed to brain-fed agriculture

There has been very heated debates on whether Africa particularly Nigeria can feed itself. While food importers and their supporters More...


Buhari to launch special programme for rice farmers

President Muhammadu Buhari will today formally launch the ‘Anchor Borrowers’ Programme’ (ABP) for rice farmers in Kebbi State More...


Thai-Africa corporation, Cross River to build rice city in Calabar

The Cross River State Government and a Thai firm, Thai-Africa Corporation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the development More...


AfDB creates $300m loan facility to assist women in agribusiness

African Development Bank (AfDB) has created $300 million financing facility to fund African women in agribusiness to accelerate agriculture More...


AfDB creates $300m loan facility to assist women in agri-business

African Development Bank (AfDB) has created 300 million US dollar financing facility to fund African women in agri-business to accelerate More...

Udoma’s appointment bolsters hope of early resuscitation of ALSCON


There are strong indications that the appointment of Udoma Udo Udoma as a member of the Federal Executive Council will be a big boost to the current efforts aimed at the resuscitation More...

Regulatory high-handedness choking enterprises – NECA


Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) said on Monday that a regime of regulatory high-handedness was snuffing life out of enterprises, and the Federal Government More...

Consolidated Hallmark Insurance Q3 profit up 120%


Consolidated Hallmark Insurance (CHI) plc has recorded a 120 percent growth in profit after tax for the third quarter ended 30th September 2015, when compared with the corresponding More...


eNigeria 2015: Jega, Shittu call for consolidation of eElectoral process

Attahiru Jega, immediate past chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has called for consolidation and expansion of the scope of the use of technology in future More...

Stop using and dumping the electorates, Nwosu tells politicians

A chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia State, Dickson Nwosu, has advised fellow politicians in the country to desist from the syndrome of use and dump of More...

Media expert seeks government, Outdoor practitioners’ partnership on environmental sustainability


With concern for global warming and environmental issues, a media practitioner has suggested for collaboration between Out More...

Multichoice wins Africa Brand of The Year Awards


MultiChoice has won the Africa Brand of the Year award as well as Pay TV Brand of the Year award at the 5th edition More...

Mazi_Sam_Ohuabunwa Global terrorism: Living through the Third World War

Last year I wrote an article titled “Al-Qaeda, ISIS, Al-Shabaab  & Boko Haram: Different manifestations of...

MA_Johnson Innovation – complex but inevitable (5)  

Last week, a request was made by this writer that we should ponder on why Malaysia...

OBADIAH-MAILAFIA-2 The Conditional Cash Transfer Scheme – Why we must proceed carefully

One of the campaign promises that the APC made to Nigerians was the pledge that they...

FirstBank promotes food economy initiative


partners Eventful to host food, beverage fair This content is for Premium Yearly Subscription, Basic Yearly More...

Victoria Island leads rent decline in Lagos office market, slips 13% to $750/sqm

Victoria Island, the sizzling central business district (CBD) in Lagos State, is leading decline in prime office rent that the Lagos..

Continental Re maintains growth momentum as premium income surged

Continental Re Insurance Plc has maintained its growth momentum as third quarter premium surged, a stellar performance that means the company’s..

Pension crisis: TUC says PenCom may have led workers into a trap


insists on total strike, asks PenCom to prosecute money laundering suspects, if any This content is for Premium More...

Tax revenue to double in 12 months – FIRS

as Nigeria ranks 181 out of 189 economies in ease of paying taxes – PWC..

Edo receives N547.9bn from federation account, IGR, VAT in seven years – revenue boss

Edo State government said from 2008 to last June it received N547,931,662,882,11 billion revenues from the Federation Account, valued added tax..

Glo gives quadruple data, double airtime in new Twin Bash

Globacom telecommunications has enriched the network experience of its data subscribers with benefits which include free quadruple data and free double..

New horizons for infrastructure investing

The world needs new infrastructure—$57 trillion worth over the next 15 years, according to the McKinsey Global Institute. That’s an enormous..

NACCIMA canvasses modern infrastructure, consistent regulations, e-security to push SMEs

The Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) has said that infrastructure deficiencies, regulatory inconsistencies and excesses..