Nigeria to revive $5b Ajaokuta steel mill


Nigeria is aiming to hand over the $4.5 billion Ajaokuta steel complex to private operators this year as part of a plan to kick start its industrial and mining industries, Kayode Fayemi, the country’s More...

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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...


Nigeria can only meet 2% of total local wheat demand

At the moment, Nigerian wheat growers are said to have the capacity to meet only 2 percent of the total national wheat demand, which More...


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...


Alpha Morgan proffers to secure wealth across generations


The strategy to secure wealth across generations is to invest in stable assets of low volatility and risk assets that attract appreciation and sustainable cash flow as well as More...

Stanbic IBTC Bank restates commitment to support sustainable business growth            


Stanbic IBTC Bank, a member of Stanbic IBTC Holdings Plc, has restated its commitment to ensure businesses grow in a sustainable way, in line with its pledge to move individuals More...

Denmark’s $100 billion ATP fund braces for inflation wave


“Nobody knows exactly when it will happen.” The words are Carsten Stendevad’s. The chief executive officer of Denmark’s ATP fund says that underestimating the risk that More...

Senate president, Bukola Saraki

Saraki won’t resign, except proven guilty- Ndume

Senate Leader,  Ali Ndume, Tuesday said, Senate President Bukola Saraki would not resign from office, except proven guilty by the Code of Conduct Tribunal. Ndume, who spoke with More...

Dasukigate: DSS, EFCC never violate any court order

A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court sitting before Justice Husseini Baba-Yusuf has denied the embattled former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki, the bid 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 facets More...

Coca Cola/Chi Partnership: What are investors missing?


Many Nigerians woke up last week to the announcement of a 40 equity investment by Coca-Cola in Nigeria’s 36 year More...

Mazi_Sam_Ohuabunwa The judicial resuscitation of PDP and matters arising

A couple of weeks ago following the worrisome sack of many PDP governors and legislators by the...

MA_Johnson What is the rule of engagement for our economy?

At the time of writing, I pondered on the philosophy behind Nigeria’s economy since independence in 1960. Today, it may be difficult to say...

Rafiq Raji Africa should renegotiate EPAs for manufactures’ trade parity (1)

African countries should only allow duty-free manufactured goods’ imports for the same amount of manufactured goods...

Flour Mills Nigeria Plc: Gains on exceptional item bolster profit


Flour Mills Nigeria Plc was incorporated in September 1960 as a private liability company, and commenced operations More...

Government bond yields send recession signal

If major government bond markets are right, the global economy is sliding towards recession and central bank easing policies will pull..

China foreign exchange reserves hit more than 3-year low

China’s foreign exchange reserves dropped by nearly $100bn last month to the lowest level since May 2012 as Beijing continued to..

Pipeline sabotage validates adoption of advanced technology in monitoring

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Adoption of advanced technologies in pipeline monitoring can reduce the prevalence of pipeline vandalism said More...

Nigerian growth rate seen rising from lowest this century

Nigeria’s economic growth is forecast to accelerate in 2016 from its slowest pace in 16 years, as the government increases investment..

‘US firms are boosting the Nigerian economy’

US Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker, recently led a high level delegation of President Obama’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in..

CloudWare Technologies creates online solution for access to Forex

As a solution to the unavailability of foreign currencies to people who require them for genuine and important reasons, a platform,..

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..
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Sterling Bank commits N6m grants for entrepreneurs

As part of its efforts at encouraging entrepreneurship, Sterling Bank plc has committed N6 million grants to finance their businesses. Consequently..