Banks swell Govt treasury with over N70bn income tax


Nigerian banks and their holding company (Holdco) financial institutions puffed-up the federal government treasury with about N70billion they paid as income taxes in first-half (H1) of 2015, BusinessDay More...

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Green collar jobs – solution to youth unemployment

Desire for white collar (office) jobs and unwillingness to look elsewhere has left many young energetic well-educated Nigerians jobless More...


FG, FUNAAB empower women farmers on aquaculture, entrepreneurship

The Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) has partnered the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) More...


Middle-belt communal instability thwarting robust agric output

Decades of long violent conflict in the middle belt region of the country, between farmers and herdsmen is thwarting the country’s More...

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Nigeria agric imports drops by N74 billion in Q2 2015

Nigeria’s agricultural imports declined by 11 percent from N738 billion imported in Q1 to N664 billion in Q2 2015, according to the More...


Lagos seeks partnership to grow agriculture

Governor of Lagos State Akinwunmi Ambode says the state is looking at partnership in agro business in what aims at increasing production More...


Investing in fish feeds (pellets) production

Fish feeds constitute more than 70percent of the input in fish farming.  It is therefore an important input.  Every effort must be More...


Youths, the untapped agric resources in Nigeria, say experts

To tap into the riches of the unfolding diversified economy through agriculture, experts in the agricultural sector have urged the More...


RMRDC partners Chinese firm on sorghum production

The Raw Materials Research and Development Council (RMRDC) on Tuesday said the Federal Government would partner a Chinese firm to grow More...

Presco Nigeria profit surges on cost cuts


Presco Nigeria Plc’s cost control measures put in place by its proactive management have paid off as half year net income increased 10.18 percent amid tough operating environment More...

New Santa Fe exudes class

Coveted dream car of the 1960s meets star of the 2015 International Motor Show in Frankfurt – the new Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet is following in the tradition of the More...

African entrepreneurs to explore agric opportunities in Israel


The 12th Africa-Israel Economic Mission to be held from September 27 to 30, this year in Tel-Aviv, Israel will bring together a group of African entrepreneurs and leaders. The More...


APC refuses Audu certificate of return over petition

There was palpable tension yesterday at the national secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) when the party denied the former governor of the state and the emerged governorship More...

NLC insists N/Assembly must agree to cut pay

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) is insisting that the National Assembly cut the salaries and allowances being paid to the federal legislators to the detriment of the economy More...

Dominant brands risk losing market share on lack of new thinking, says Needscope CEO


As Nigeria’s $510 billion economy, the biggest in Africa with population of about 170 milllin continues to attract more More...

Nigerian Breweries breaks record in ad industry with Gulder largest poster


Another landmark has been made in the advertising industry in Nigeria, as the Nigerian Breweries Plc last week More...

Mazi_Sam_Ohuabunwa Time to declare a state of emergency on our economy

I am troubled by the latest economic performance indices being reported for our country. The price...

MA_Johnson Unemployment and cycle of poverty

If Nikolai Kondratiev, the Soviet economist and author of ‘The Major Economic Cycles’ (1925), were to...

GREGORY KRONSTEN Plenty of activity in the absence of ministers

A common criticism of the Buhari presidency from portfolio investors is that the president will not...

Expectations high as Heritage Bank concludes merger deals


Expectations are high as Heritage Bank leverages on the approvals of its acquisition of Enterprise Bank by both More...

Call for more devaluation heightens as analysts list benefits

Sterling Bank plc last weekend provided the much-needed platform for further discourse on the inevitability of the devaluation of the local..

Johannesburg Stock Exchange launches Interest Rate Swap Futures

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), the continent’s largest exchange, today have officially launched JSE Eris Interest Rate Swap (IRS) Futures. The..

Green collar jobs – solution to youth unemployment


Desire for white collar (office) jobs and unwillingness to look elsewhere has left many young energetic well-educated More...

Mergers, acquisition drives growth activity for markets

The insurance sector’s appetite for targeted mergers and acquisitions(M&A) which grew throughout 2014, with continued confidence and strong balance sheets resulting..

FG, FUNAAB empower women farmers on aquaculture, entrepreneurship

The Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) has partnered the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) on training and..

Curbing emotional spending

Shopping Are you an emotional spender? Do you find yourself spending money on things you don’t need or even want, just because..

Poor knowledge of ICT among N/Assembly members may impede operation of E-legislature – senator

The Senate Leader, Ali Ndume, has expressed worry that the low ICT literacy level among members of the National Assembly may..

Corporate Strategy – The Role of the Board

Corporate strategy is the overall scope and direction of an organization and the way in which its business operations work together..

“Access Bank committed to supporting financing needs of SMEs”

Management of Access Bank plc, one of the leading commercial banks in Nigeria, has reiterated its commitment towards promoting efficient, effective..