Nigerian maize price soars on global prices increase

The price of Nigerian maize has risen as imports are speculated to have reduced to 200,000 metric tonnes (MT), as a result of global More...


IITA launches initiative to improve cassava yield

The African Cassava Agronomy Initiative (ACAI) project has kicked-off with plans to improve the livelihoods and incomes of cassava More...


Nigeria ranks low on agric mechanisation scale

For Nigeria to attain the level of food security, diversify its economy away from oil, and reduce dependency on food imports, it has More...


Oil palm: Stakeholders endorse Nigeria’s RSPO national interpretation plan

Stakeholders in the Nigerian oil palm supply chain have endorsed the national interpretation of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm More...


Rising packaged foods boost demand for plastic containers

The increase in demand for packaged foods and the stocking of these locally produced foods in mega stores has been driving up demand More...


Polish, Nigerian firm invests $3m in agric equipment manufacturing factory

Federal Government of Nigeria policy on diversification of the economy from oil to non-oil sectors may have begun yielding fruitful More...


Revitalizing Rubber production to spike non-oil revenue

Stakeholders have urged the federal government to revitalize rubber production in the country as this will further boost revenue from More...


Kano partners DFID in modern abattoir development

Kano State governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has appealed to the UK government’s Department of International Development (DFID), More...


In Strategic “Homecoming” to Lagos, Unity Bank Squares Up for Fierce Competition 

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As the Nigeria’s economy nosedives with dwindling foreign exchange earnings, resulting in a free-falling Naira value at the forex capital market, Nigerian banks would have to, More...

Flour Mills profit surges on gain on disposal of investment


Flour Mills Nigeria Plc, the country’s biggest miller by market value had profits catapulted by proceeds from the disposal of investment in an associate, an impressive result More...

Guinness Nigeria appoints new company secretary, non-executive director


Guinness Nigeria PLC has appointed Rotimi Odusola, as its new company secretary. This was contained in an issuer’s announcement the company recently sent to the Nigerian Stock More...


PDP statutory organs to meet on critical issues

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said it had approved scheduled meetings of key statutory organs of the party to discuss issues aimed More...

Buhari begins short vacation

President Muhammadu Buhari has proceeded on a five days vacation from today, February 5 to February 10, 2016, a statement by his Presidential media aide, Femi Adesina said, More...

BHM’s annual PR report to place Nigeria’s industry on global map


Global media and public relations organization, BlackHouse Media Group has launched the Nigeria PR Report, the country’s More...

Cosse celebrates legacy of brand building in Nigeria


Twenty years ago 90 to 95 per cent of advertising budgets in Nigeria went to above-the-line (ATL) and below-the-line More...

Eugenia Abu Manhole: Safety and health issues

My sister Mary Anavhe has only just recovered from a nasty accident occasioned by an unprotected...

Christopher Akor The need for a capable state in Nigeria

The buzz word in Nigeria these days is the “war against corruption.” This is understandable. Most...

steve_ayorinde Lagos, O’dua group and economic integration promise

The good news was received with the deserved enthusiasm. Lagos State will finally be absorbed into...

GTBank seeks redemption on $500m Eurobond


Nigeria’s Guaranty Trust Bank (GT Bank) launched a tender offer on Friday to repay a $500-million Eurobond More...

GTBank launches cash tender for $500,000,000 7.50% Eurobond

Nigeria’s GTBank yesterday launched a cash tender for its $500,000,000 7.50 percent Eurobond maturing May 2016. This being the first transaction..

GTBank rises in league of the World’s biggest banking brands

Foremost African financial institution, Guaranty Trust Bank plc, has been listed among the top 500 global banking brands in a study..

Firm targets 60 million Nigerians for N220bn SMEs fund in 2016

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A Kaduna-based financial consultancy firm, says it is targeting 60 million Nigerians for financial inclusion More...

Nigeria’s total debt hits $65bn in December says DMO

The Debt Management Office (DMO) said yesterday that Nigeria’s external and domestic total debt rose to N12.60 trillion ($65.42 billion) as..

Apapa Customs records N23.4bn in January

Amid low business activity in Nigeria’s economy, which has largely affected the volume of imported commodities, the Apapa Area 1 Command..
FILE - This Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, file photo, shows a sign in front of Yahoo headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif. In discussions that began Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015, Yahoo’s board is mulling an activist shareholder’s demand to sell the Internet services that define the company to avoid paying more than $10 billion in taxes on its gains from a lucrative investment in China’s Alibaba Group. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Yahoo cuts jobs and explores sale options

Yahoo will lay off 15 per cent of its workforce, the group said on Tuesday, as it announced it would explore..

Nigerian economy, entrepreneurship and banking

Entrepreneurs occupy a central position in any market economy. They serve as the spark plug in the economy’s engine, activating and..

Ecobank plans to increase support to SMEs

Ecobank Nigeria has restated its commitment to be the leading Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) friendly and supporting bank in the..

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