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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

Wapic Insurance surmounts economic downturn as premium income rises  

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Wapic Insurance Plc, the company that offers insurance services in pension, general, and risk business has surmounted the economic downturn hitting companies hard as the Nigerian More...

Halliburton and Baker Hughes abandon $28bn tie-up

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The energy group Halliburton has abandoned its $28bn pursuit of rival Baker Hughes after antitrust authorities moved to block the deal, leaving it to pay a $3.5bn termination More...

Julius Berger posts profits amid tough operating environment  

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  Nigeria’s largest construction company Julius Berger Plc remained profitable in the first quarter of 2016 amid budget delays and the tough operating environment for More...

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FG owes N79.16bn contributory pension remittances

Federal Government, considers to be a major employer of labour in Nigeria, has been accused of owing N79.16 billion being arrears of 15 percent pension increase owed to 79,961 More...

Senate okay death penalty for kidnappers

Worried by the incessant cases of kidnapping in Nigeria, the Senate has resolved to enact a law prescribing death penalty for kidnappers. This, it believed, would serve as deterrent More...

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

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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

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

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...

Ogho-Okiti Are all subsidies bad?

In the few years I have been an op-ed writer, there has been one key observation...

Capital market turnover drops by 31.6% in April

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

Inflation to hit 13.2% in April-Financial Derivatives

Economists at Financial Derivatives are projecting that headline inflation will spike to 13.2% in April, 0.4% higher than that of March...

Afreximbank gets $50m loan

African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) said it had obtained $50 million credit from the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA)..

BusinessDay/Time Economics roundtable suggests holistic reforms to revive economy

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

Equities demand rises on Q1 positive surprises

As the first-quarter (Q1) results season continues to reveal companies’ fairly impressive earnings despite challenging operating environment, analysts foresee the trend..

Private Equity firms exit reach new highs

Private equity exits in Africa reached a nine-year high in 2015, even as firms held onto their investments longer due to..
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Indigenous VAS providers fear local content neglect

The new Value Added Service (VAS) license issued by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) confirming its plans to regulate the VAS..
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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..
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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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