Nigeria Cocoa midcrop yield seen at 25-year low on weather

Nigeria’s cocoa midcrop output is seen falling by as much as 70 percent this year from the previous season after unfavourable weather More...


Singaporean firm to invest $100 mn in A/Ibom agric projects

A Singaporean firm has entered into an agreement with the Akwa Ibom State government  for the establishment of a rice farm  and a More...


Nigeria’s diversification hinges on agro credit, high capacity machinery

If Nigeria is to diversify its economy away from oil in the face of dwindling oil revenue occasioned by the continuous fall in the More...


How to establish a Garri processing factory

The importance of food to human beings need not be over flogged.  Food is to human being as fuel is to engines.  No human being More...


Nigeria must revive palm oil, tomato to aid diversification, FX

Nigeria will need to revive agricultural commodities of comparative advantage to steer diversification and bring in foreign exchange. More...

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Ogun approves N5bn CBN loan for farmers

 Active farmers and players in Agriculture and Agribusiness in Ogun state are on the verge of securing credit facilities to bolster More...


Vegefresh chairman says green alternative to spur bank lending to agric sector

Vegefresh Company Limited, an indigenous group of companies with varying interests along the entire agricultural network and allied More...


Green alternative to spur lending to agric sector 15% in 4 years

If properly implemented, the Green Alternative Agriculture Promotion Policy will spur total bank lending to the agriculture sector More...

PZ Cussons remains profitable amid adverse economic conditions


PZ Cussons Plc’s use of strategic initiatives aimed at improving shareholders value and sustaining long-term growth has reaped some dividends, as the company remained profitable More...

Textile manufacturers seek govt patronage


Nigerian Textile Manufacturers Association (NTMA) has urged the Federal Government to patronise indigenous textile mills for increased production and contribution to the nation’s More...

Proposed communication tax is double taxation – NUPTE

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National Union of Postal and Telecommunication (NUPTE), has said the proposed Communication Service Tax (CST) would amount to double taxation. According to Sunday Alhassan, President More...


President Buhari to attend TICAD VI in Nairobi

President Muhammadu Buhari will attend the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) in Nairobi, Kenya from August 27-28, 2016.   The summit, co-organised More...

I am not averse to advice, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said he is reedy to receive constructive advice from traditional leaders across the country as long as it would bring solution to Nigeria’s More...

NBC receives commendation for product quality, employment support


The minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige has commended Nigerian Bottling Company, NBC for quality production of More...

FG sees media’s role critical in curbing militancy, insurgency


Federal Government says the role of the media is critical in the fight against militancy, insurgency and rising More...

Eugenia Abu  How secure are you?

The man was very upbeat, a mischievous smile playing on his lips. I peered at him...

Christopher Akor Where will the tax come from?

  It is an open fact that the Nigerian federation, especially after the discovery of oil,...

Olugbenga Lessons from the Olympics

Two years after hosting the football world cup, Brazil has again confirmed it can successfully stage...

Microfinance bank partners NGOs to empower 300 women


Accion Microfinance Bank says it is partnering four Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) to empower 300 women More...

Naira hits record low of N409 to dollar on black market

Nigeria’s naira was quoted at an all-time low of 409 to the dollar on the black market on Thursday, compared with..

NSE All-Share Index drops by 1.80%

Market capitalisation at the exchange today closed at N9.403 trillion against  N9.575 trillion the previous day. Banks once again dominated the..

The secret to finding time for your personal development despite a busy schedule.


For women who work a job and run a business simultaneously, it can be very challenging finding time to dedicate More...

Wedding dreams dashed as Nigerian economic ills bite

Families grapple with nuptials heartache after oil slide reverberations take toll. For three years, Nasiba Abdullahi wanted nothing more than to..

Stakeholders advocate integration of WEF for sustainable development goal

Stakeholders have called for the integration of Water-Energy-Food (WEF), known as the Nexus Approach, to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in..

NNPC GMD calls for private sector investments in frontier exploration

b2292011-NNPC-Logo Maikanti Baru, newly appointed Group Managing Director of the NNPC has called for increased private sector investments in frontier exploration urging..

ConnectNigeria whets consumers appetite with exhibition

CONNECTNIGERIA Consumers who have been concerned about the rising price of retail goods can breathe a sigh of relief as one of..

Nigeria not doing poorly with 90m subscribing to Internet, IT expert says

Lanre Ajayi, an Information Technology (IT) expert, said Nigeria was not doing poorly as no fewer than 90 million subscribers had..

The secret to finding time for your personal development despite a busy schedule.

For women who work a job and run a business simultaneously, it can be very challenging finding time to dedicate to..

TPX Hub advocates coworking space to lower business start-up cost

A challenge start-ups face in raising money for rent on office space can be mitigated by sharing an office with other..