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...


Vegefresh chairman says green alternative to spur bank lending to agric sector

Vegefresh Company Limited, an indigenous group of companies with varying interests along the entire agricultural network and allied More...


Green alternative to spur lending to agric sector 15% in 4 years

If properly implemented, the Green Alternative Agriculture Promotion Policy will spur total bank lending to the agriculture sector More...

Reforming CAMA Act to address ease of doing business constraints


Nigeria ranks 169 out of 189 in World Bank’s Doing Business Index. This is not a palatable index for an economy reeling under the heavy load of economic lull resulting from oil More...

Prada targets younger customers in bid for growth


Italian luxury fashion group Prada has predicted a return to growth as it seeks to connect with younger customers through online sales and flexible pricing. First half profits More...

PZ Cussons remains profitable amid adverse economic conditions


PZ Cussons Plc’s use of strategic initiatives aimed at improving shareholders value and sustaining long-term growth has reaped some dividends, as the company remained profitable More...

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Africa is biggest frontier of 21st century – Japan PM

The Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe, has described Africa as the biggest frontier of the 21st century. Abe said in his message to the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on More...

Senate to investigate food diversions in IDP camps – Saraki

The Senate will investigate the severe hunger crisis in Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in the North-East, President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has said. This is More...

NBC receives commendation for product quality, employment support


The minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige has commended Nigerian Bottling Company, NBC for quality production of More...

FG sees media’s role critical in curbing militancy, insurgency


Federal Government says the role of the media is critical in the fight against militancy, insurgency and rising More...

Eugenia Abu  How secure are you?

The man was very upbeat, a mischievous smile playing on his lips. I peered at him...

Christopher Akor Where will the tax come from?

  It is an open fact that the Nigerian federation, especially after the discovery of oil,...

Olugbenga Lessons from the Olympics

Two years after hosting the football world cup, Brazil has again confirmed it can successfully stage...

Janet Yellen says rate-hike case ‘strengthened in recent months’

Janet Yellen, vice Chair of the US Federal Reserve

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the case to raise interest rates is getting stronger as the U.S. economy More...

0.26% gain at the NSE All-Share Index

Closing at 27,450.91, the All-Share Index gained 1.80% against 27,379.95 the previous day. The market saw a drop in the number..

FG to sell 213 bn naira treasury bills

The Federal Government plans to offer N212.85 billion ($675 million) in Treasury bills maturing between 91-days and 1-year on Aug. 31,..

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 More...

Nigeria’s distributable revenues fell to N444bn in July

Nigeria’s distributable revenues to the three tiers of government fell in July to around N444billion after N559billion recorded in June as..

Kaduna State targets N3.5bn monthly IGR, says commissioner

The Kaduna State Government is targeting N3.5 billion monthly Internally Generated Revenue (IGR), the state Commissioner for Budget and Planning, Muhammad..

UK’s ICO investigates WhatsApp, Facebook data sharing plan

The UK’s Information Commissioner (ICO) is looking into WhatsApp’s decision to share more data with parent company Facebook. The data about..

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..

TPX Hub advocates coworking space to lower business start-up cost

A challenge start-ups face in raising money for rent on office space can be mitigated by sharing an office with other..