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...

UBA’s growth expansion drive targets 25 African countries


The United Bank for Africa (UBA) Group is exploring the possibility of expanding its footprint to 25 African countries including North, East, and West Africa with specific attention More...

Afreximbank gets $50million line of credit from BADEA


Trade operations in Africa is set to see a boost with increased financing as the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA) and the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) More...

NSIA and Health Ministry Launch Healthcare Investments Across Nigeria


 The Federal Ministry of Health and the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (“NSIA”), Nigeria’s sovereign wealth fund, today announced the launch of a comprehensive More...


Nigeria not losing $1.5bn monthly to sea pirates, oil thieves – findings

BusinessDay findings have shown that Nigeria is no longer losing $1.5 billion monthly to oil thieves as asserted by United States deputy ambassador to the United Nations, Michele More...

Lagos commences implementation of National Policy on MSME

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

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...

Mazi_Sam_Ohuabunwa Can Nigeria survive another Civil War?

All those who love this nation and who want its continued unity, peace and progress have...

Afreximbank gets $50m loan


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

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..

Resolving TSA Transaction Fees controversy

It is s right step in right direction that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Office of the Accountant..

Argentina could issue $30bn debt this year


Argentina could issue $30bn in debt this year, as other issuers seek to mimic the government’s success More...

Private sector contributing 60% of pension assets

The nation’s pension assets equal to N5.3 trillion as at March 2016, and growing at an average N25 billion monthly has..

Growth prospect for insurance sector high despite challenging environment

The potential for growth of the insurance sector in Nigeria and Sub-Sahara Africa remains high despite the challenging environment, say Wole..

In hard times, property prices are low

Property-buying In difficult situations, the expectation is that prices of commodities go up. Household necessities, luxury items, tuition, entertainment, transportation – everything..

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..

Businesses see red flag as consumers’ confidence declines

These are not the best of times for businesses in Nigeria, as non passage of the 2016 budget, rising inflation, weakened..

LAPO commits N113.7 bn to boost SMEs in 2015

In furtherance of its commitment to alleviate poverty within the Sub-Sahara Africa region, Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO) says it committed..
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