Obasanjo, IITA unveil roadmap to zero hunger in Nigeria

The Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) and the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Ibadan over the weekend More...


CGIAR launches new project on sustainable cassava seed system

The Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), a consortium of International Agricultural Research Centre More...


How to produce Moringa tea bags

Moringa is a food, medicine and forage crop.  Moringa cultivation is gaining popularity in Nigeria in recent times.  Ghana (A West More...


NABG, ADEPTA to diversify Nigeria through agric

The Nigeria Agribusiness Group (NABG) and the Association pour le Development Des Echanges International de Produits et Techniques More...


Indigenous firm secures 5,000 hectares of land for rice production in Adamawa

Rice production in Nigeria is set to receive a boost as an indigenous agribusiness firm, Haske and Williams, has acquired 5,000 hectares More...


States’ insolvency threatens GES agric scheme

Nigeria’s cash-strapped states can hardly sustain the Growth Enhancement Support (GES) initiative as their monthly allocations continue More...


FX shortage spikes local sourcing of agro inputs

Agro-allied manufacturers are increasingly sourcing raw materials locally as foreign exchange hiccups deal blow on their capacity to More...


Dizengoff to create 1000 jobs through greenhouse technology

In a bid to align with the Federal Government’s move to diversify the economy away from oil through agriculture and ensure food sufficiency, More...

AXA Mansard delivers strong performance in Q1 2016


AXA Mansard Plc delivered a strong performance to start 2016 financial year, which validates the asset manager’s well diversified and balanced portfolio despite a challenging More...

Core TSA system, Remita decries neglect of local content


Systemspecs, the software company behind CBN’s payment gateway, Remita, the only indigenous system crucial to the success of the Treasury Single Account (TSA) has said that More...

How Wema Bank repositions for business revolution


When Wema Bank Plc celebrated its 70th anniversary as Nigeria’s longest surviving indigenous bank a year ago, it left no one in doubt of the brand’s resilience. The bank More...


Lagos approves 4-year tenure for council chairmen, others

Chairmen and other elected officials of local governments in Lagos State are now to enjoy four-year tenure as against three. This new tenure structure brings elected council officials More...

Succour as Buhari receives final copy of 2016 budget for assent

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday received the final copy of the 2016 appropriation bill from the National Assembly. Yussuff Lasun, deputy speaker, House of Representatives, More...

Nigeria’s Out-of-Home industry groaning under heavy levies – Optimum Exposures CEO


Bayo Adio, managing director of Optimum Exposures who has cut his teeth in Nigeria’s  Out- of- Home advertising industry More...

Lack of market research explains failure of banks’ products – Geri-Robert


In this interview, Ugo Geri-Robert, Managing Director of Millward Brown Nigeria, a global marketing research agency More...

Eugenia Abu The coming out of Tiwa Savage 

Nice eyes, a beautiful body and an audacious combination of singing, dancing, music and sizzle; Tiwa...

Christopher Akor The politics and costs of regulation in Nigeria 3

Over the last two weeks, I have detailed why and how governments in Africa, Nigeria inclusive,...

agbaje_new The BRF era

The writing of this book started serendipitously. I listened to candidate Babatunde Fashola at a breakfast...

Wema Bank positions for acquisition, merger, equity investment


Wema Bank plc yesterday sought shareholders approval to enter into discussions, negotiations, and or agreement More...

Moody’s reaffirms Sterling Bank ratings

Moody’s Investors Service, a leading global rating agency, has re-affirmed the resilience of the Sterling Bank franchise by maintaining the bank’s..

Capital market turnover drops by 31.6% in April

Total volume of shares traded on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in April dropped by 31.57 percent, the Exchange report for..

‘Nigeria lags behind global benchmarks on steel consumption per capita’


Federal Government, through the Ministry of Solid Minerals Development, has said Nigeria currently lags behind More...

FoIA constraints suppress investment inflow – experts

Constraints of the Freedom of Information Act (FoIA), experts say, significantly inhibit the inflow of foreign investment into Africa’s largest economy,..

African airlines, others witness drop in demand in March 2016

International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released demand growth data for March 2016, showing a 3.1 percent drop in demand in..

Internet Solutions bags service provider of The Year Award

IS Internet Solutions Nigeria has bagged the Internet Service Provider of the year 2016 awards at the just concluded Beacon of..

BusinessDay/Time Economics roundtable suggests holistic reforms to revive economy

Time Economics and BusinessDay at a summit held in Abuja suggested to the Federal Government to embark on holistic reforms that..

Lagos commences implementation of National Policy on MSME

Lagos State government yesterday commenced implementation of the National Policy on Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) with the inauguration of..
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