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...


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 MSME. The More...

Lagos targets 25 percent increase in food supply by 2019

Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Toyin Suarau today reiterated the resolve of the State Government to increase the aggregate food supply of the State from less than 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...

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...

MA_Johnson Nigeria: A nation on treadmill

The Nigerian civil war which started in 1967 ended on 15 January 1970. The period of...

Rafiq Raji Non-violence is Juju’s best bet

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma probably regrets the day he decided Julius Malema had to be...

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 More...

LAPO MFB’s brand ambassador initiative targets 5 million clients in 2017

LAPO Microfinance Bank’s brand ambassador initiative is expected to help the micro lender to achieve its goal of reaching five million..

Diamond Bank new technologies drive financial inclusion, N7bn profit in Q1

Diamond Bank’s continued deployment of new technologies and digital applications is responsible for its financial inclusion drive and convenient banking amidst..

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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