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Buhari’s statist policies taking Nigeria nowhere says Ezekwesili

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Straight-talking former vice President at the world bank Oby Ezekwezili said Saturday that the much maligned economic policies of President Muhammadu Buhari will take Nigeria nowhere and that it was time More...

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Agriculture

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...

agro

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...

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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...

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Edo reps mull farm settlement to empower constituency 

As part of deliberate policy to diversify the economic base of the old Agbazillo people in Edo central senatorial district, Sergius More...

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Abia targets 7.5 million oil palm trees in 3yrs

Abia State Government intends to plant about 7.5 million oil palm trees in the next three years, in its ‘Return to Farm Programme”. More...

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Nigerian cocoa farmers upbeat on crop outlook on weather

Late rain in Nigeria this year is helping cocoa trees to flower, raising hopes of a good harvest in the world’s fourth biggest More...

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Buhari orders release of 10,000 tons of grains

The Presidency rejected insinuations that poverty and lack are products of the Change mantra. This is as it announced that President More...

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AGROFOOD exhibition to play host to 20 French firms

A delegation of about 20 French firms will be showcasing its goods and service in the forthcoming AGROFOOD Trade Exhibition taking More...

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Controversies rage over FAAN’s recovery of airlines’ debt

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There has been controversy in the aviation sector for the past two weeks over the measures adopted to recover debts by Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, (FAAN) from airlines More...

Mamador strikes gold

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It is not every vegetable oil product that can gather the confidence to approach the Nigerian Heart Foundation (NHF), an affiliate of the World Heart Federation, Geneva, for More...

Nestle proposes N15bn production lines expansion in Ogun

Nestle Foods, world’s leading nutrition, health and wellness company, has begun N15 billion production lines expansion in Ogun State, the major host of the world renowned More...

Omo' N' Oba Erediauwa

Barbers expect windfall as palace announces passage of Benin monarch

Sam Igbe, the Iyase (Prime Minister) of Benin Kingdom on Friday officially announced the passing on to glory of Benin monarch, Omo’ N’ Oba Erediauwa.  BusinessDay More...

PDP clears coast for Sheriff to emerge as National Chairman

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cleared the coast for the National Chairman of the party, Ali Modu Sheriff to emerge as it national chairman, as it zoned the position More...

Mamador strikes gold

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It is not every vegetable oil product that can gather the confidence to approach the Nigerian Heart Foundation (NHF), an More...

Digital operators plan onslaught against traditional media

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Major digital operators last week in Lagos engaged themselves on how to grow the industry, deepen their operations More...

Eugenia Abu The dangers of pornography

I have never been a fan of pornography and it’s not because I am over 50....

christopher The politics and cost of regulation in Nigeria 2

Another key reason why African governments always resort to ‘control regimes’ is the need to keep...

Olugbenga The dalliance of economics with culture

One of the famous proponents of globalization, Thomas Friedman, once declared that “the world is flat”....

ACCION Microfinance extends the bounds of financial inclusion to Ogun State

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Accion Microfinance Bank limited, the multiple awards winning microfinance bank enters Ogun state, the acclaimed More...

Access Bank gets approval for N100bn debt issue

Nigeria’s Access Bank has obtained shareholders’ approval to raise up to 100 billion naira ($504 million) from the debt market either..

First Bank to cut jobs in bid to restore profit

FBN Holdings Plc, which owns Nigeria’s biggest bank, plans to cut jobs and focus less on providing loans to the oil..

Telecommunications 8% GDP contribution reinforces calls for diversification of Nigeria’s economy

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The contribution of non-oil sectors of the economy to Nigeria’s GDP growth in 2015 strengthens the case for More...

Stakeholders task FG to open railway subsector to encourage private investors participation 

Stakeholders on Land Transportation in Nigeria have underscored the need fo the Federal Government to open up the railway subsector to..

Elumelu tasks government on easy land allocations to entrepreneurs for agribusiness 

Having observed some harsh economic factors that ‎impede ease of doing business in Nigeria over time, Tony Elumelu, founder, The Tony..
ISO

Shongai Technologies receives ISO 9001:2008 certification, ‎pledges to improve on quality 

Shongai Technologies Limited, the Nigeria’s leading printing and packaging solutions provider has announced being awarded NIS ISO 9001:2008 certification from the..
Tony-Elumelu

Elumelu tasks government on easy land allocations to entrepreneurs for agribusiness 

Having observed some harsh economic factors that ‎impede ease of doing business in Nigeria over time, Tony Elumelu, founder, The Tony..
FCMB-Building

FCMB builds valuable franchise in SME financing, retail banking space

First City Monument Bank (FCMB) Limited has continued to build a valuable franchise in the retail space and its giant strides..
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