FG to step up privatisation of BoA

The Federal Government has stepped up the privatisation of the Bank of Agriculture (BoA), as part of the new initiative to boost the More...


National Council meeting on agriculture opens in Kano

Meeting of the National Council on Agriculture has opened in the commercial city of Kano, with a call by the Federal Government on More...


‘Indigenous wheat growers have capacity to meet local demand’

Salim Saleh Mohammed, national president, Wheat Farmers Association of Nigeria, in an interview with BusinessDay Adeola Ajakaiye in More...

Farmers harvesting cassava

Cassava can generate N8.5trn yearly -NCGA president

Segun Adewumi, national president of Nigeria Cassava Growers Association (NCGA), has called on the government at all levels to invest More...


Kaduna partners Sahara Group, UNSDG on Food Africa Project

Kaduna State Government is set to partner the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and Sahara Group on the Food Africa More...


Farmers lament impact of poor seedlings on yields

Nigerian farmers have identified poor seedlings as the major challenge facing their cultivation of crop efforts and reducing their More...


Rivers launches school farms, agri-business project

Rivers State has launched a school farm and agribusiness project aimed at kick-starting students interests in commercial farming across More...


Cassava growers to set up ethanol factories in 10 states

In an effort to broaden the cassava value chain, the Nigeria Cassava Growers Association (NCGA), an umbrella body of cassava growers More...


MTN Nigeria selects Gemalto for first commercial rollout of GSMA Mobile Connect authentication service

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Gemalto the world leader in digital security has been selected to provide its LinqUs Mobile ID platform to MTN Nigeria. This new project, operated for MTN in SaaS mode by Gemalto More...

Cheaper brands, margin expansion bolster International Breweries performance


International Breweries Plc’s approach of going down the price ladder has widened its sales base, an impressive result that trickled down to the bottom lines as the Nigerian More...

RMB Westport launches new Africa property development fund


After the success of RMB Westport’s first African real estate development fund, which closed in August 2012, the property development and investment group announced the first More...


2016 budget scam: National Assembly to summon Adeosun, Udoma over controversial subheads

Kemi Adeosun, minister of finance, and Udo Udoma, minister of budget and planning, are expected to appear before the Senate and House of Representatives’ joint Committees More...

Edo Assembly passes N116 6bn budget for 2016 fiscal year

Edo State House of Assembly on Thursday, passed N116, 648, 642,987 billion appropriation estimates for the 2016 fiscal. BusinessDay reports that Governor Adams Oshiomhole had More...

Consumers demand shape Nigeria’s juice market


As Nigerians face the challenge of shrinking purchasing power, sales in the juice market space are being squeezed by consumers More...

Nigeria in another re-branding effort … to launch re-orientation campaign


A new national orientation campaign is underway aimed at achieving attitutidinal change among Nigerians in different More...

Eugenia Abu Again, customer service

We had arrived at a private school in Abuja to see the Principal, my spouse and...

Christopher Akor How are elections financed in Nigeria?

Elections are very expensive events. Besides the huge financial outlay required by the electoral management body...

agbaje_new Rule of law

There have been renewed concerns in recent times about the rule of law in Nigeria. Most...

Naira closes at N326/$ as scarcity of forex bites harder


The naira on Thursday depreciated the most against the dollar as scarcity of foreign exchange (FX) persists More...

Naira hits record low of 321 on dollar shortage

Nigeria’s naira hit a record low of 321 to the dollar on the parallel market on Thursday, traders said, as importers..

Nigerian naira down on dollar scarcity, stocks up

The naira fell on the parallel market on Wednesday on strong demand for dollars from importers amid dwindling liquidity, while stock..

CPS: Searching for the informal sector populace


The nation’s Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) under the supervision of the National Pension Commission (PenCom) More...

Budget errors: FG shifts blames on zero budgeting plan

Ministry of Budget and National Planning has stated that the challenge of grappling with the technicalities of the zero budgeting plan..

Market sentiments favour lingering bear pressure

The bear pressure at the Nigerian equity market is still lingering despite that the market began this week in the positive..

FG, experts address $2bn annual loss to ICT import

Worried by annual loss of $2 billion to ICT importation in Nigeria and amid pressures on accessing forex for sustenance of..

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..

FG to deepen incentives for start-ups in ICT to attain 2018 job creation target

Federal Government is set to introduce incentive packages for start-up companies in the Information Communication and Technology (ICT) industry, so that..