NAFDAC urges rice producers in Jigawa to register

The National Agency for Food Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) in Jigawa on Monday urged producers of rice to register with More...


We will vote more resources for agriculture in 2017 – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says the Federal Government will sustain concrete measures to diversify the economy by devoting more resources More...


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...

Hedging loans as option to de-risk lending to indigenous oil operators


Against the backdrop of non-performing loans indigenous investors in Nigeria’s oil and gas companies obtain from banks, which has put pressure on bank’s results, hedging loans, More...

Hall7 RE, NNPC Coop in partnership to build Imperial Vista Estate


Hall7 Real Estate Limited in collaboration with the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation NNPC Abuja organized a groundbreaking ceremony for Imperial Vista, a residential development More...

Skye bank raises daily card spending limit for travellers


As part of its efforts to enhance travelers’ holiday experience and make financial transactions seamless, Skye Bank Plc, has increased customers’ daily international spend More...


Governor Ugwuanyi makes primary health priority

Governor Ifenayi Ugwuanyi of Enugu state has restated his readiness to continue to  accord priority to all issues relating to health and well being of the people of Enugu state. Ugwuanyi More...

Jibrin accuses Dogara of money laundering since 2007

The ousted chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations, Abdulmumin Jibrin on Monday accused Speaker Yakubu Dogara of being involved in all cases of money laundering More...

Another celebrity endorsement gone bad!

FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2016, file photo, United States' Ryan Lochte checks his time after a men' 4x200-meter freestyle relay heat during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The father of the American swimmer said Wednesday, Aug. 17, his son arrived back in the United States before a Brazilian judge ordered that Lochte stay in Brazil as authorities investigate a robbery claim involving the athlete during the Olympics. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, File)

Celebrity endorsement is an age long practice that had been used by brands to drive brand association, recall and ultimately More...

Dbs Media, AFOC sign MoU to showcase African-China trade opportunities


Dbs Media Limited, Nigerian creative media content agency, has entered into partnership with African Friends of More...

MA_Johnson Democracy in whose interest?(1)

For more than 10 years, I have been pondering on Nigeria’s democracy, opportunities and challenges it...

Mazi_Sam_Ohuabunwa Way out of recession: Keep the focus on agriculture and manufacturing

That our economy is in recession has been established and the symptoms are crystal clear. I...

Rafiq Raji No need for Buhari emergency powers

Protect the old man from himself Good men are rare. Leaders that are good men are...

Access Bank Plc: Solid profitability metrics reflect commitment to sustainable economic returns

Access Bank-building

Arguably one of the most successful lenders in Africa’s most populous nation, Access Bank Nigeria Plc continues More...

Heritage Bank appoints Ogunsanya director       

Heritage Bank PLC, has appointed Adewunmi Ogunsanya, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) as a non executive director (NED). The babk..

Cutix Plc releases Q1 2016 results

Cable manufacturer and marketer, Curtix Plc has released its first quarter 2016 report. The electrical, automobile and telecommunication wires, cables maker..

CBN, IFC commend CBAN for improving access to credit  


 The Central Bank of Nigeria and International Finance Corporation (IFC) has commended the Credit Bureau Association More...

‘Free press leads to effective economic policies’

A free and independent press has the capacity of providing information and monitoring the economic policy development process leading to more..

AfDB, Japan commit $3bn to boost development, reduce poverty in Africa

African Development Bank (AfDB) and the government of Japan at the weekend announced a joint target to provide $3 billion for..

nuTonomy looks to beat Uber to offer first robo-taxi service

In the increasingly crowded global race to put driverless cars on the road, a US start-up stood out from the pack..

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..

Ashoka trains youth entrepreneurs on storytelling

The need for youth empowerment through entrepreneurship was the high point of bringing youth together under the auspices of Ashoka Anglophone..