Nigeria, Arla Foods partner on dairy sector development

Following months of discussions, Arla Foods, maker of Dano milk and one of the world’s largest dairy cooperatives, has entered into More...


NAFDAC urges rice producers in Jigawa to register

The National Agency for Food Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) in Jigawa on Monday urged producers of rice to register with More...


We will vote more resources for agriculture in 2017 – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says the Federal Government will sustain concrete measures to diversify the economy by devoting more resources More...


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...

Business Day organises first ‘CEOAPPRENTICE AFRICA’ bootcamp


CeoApprenticeAfrica showcased passion, enthusiasm and business ideas. The Businessday CEO Apprentice boot camp focused on equipping teenagers; ages 15 and up with the skills required More...

Nigeria’s Galaxy Backbone signs pact with Ericsson on ‘e-Government ‘

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Galaxy Backbone, the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) shared services provider for the government of Nigeria, on Monday announced a partnership with Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) More...

Etudesk named best Ivorian startup at Seedstars Abidjan


Seedstars World, the global seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes has brought its Côte d’Ivoire round to a close. The event More...

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Aircraft harmonisation to reduce effect of rising operational cost

Experts in Nigeria’s aviation sector have pointed the way out for local airlines currently threatened by rising operational costs and other challenges to stay aloft and even More...

Lagos moves to restore Lekki, Ikoyi, V/Island master plans

Governor of Lagos State Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday inaugurated a committee tasked with the responsibility of restoring the original master plan of Ikoyi, Victoria Island and More...

Another celebrity endorsement gone bad!

FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2016, file photo, United States' Ryan Lochte checks his time after a men' 4x200-meter freestyle relay heat during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The father of the American swimmer said Wednesday, Aug. 17, his son arrived back in the United States before a Brazilian judge ordered that Lochte stay in Brazil as authorities investigate a robbery claim involving the athlete during the Olympics. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, File)

Celebrity endorsement is an age long practice that had been used by brands to drive brand association, recall and ultimately More...

Dbs Media, AFOC sign MoU to showcase African-China trade opportunities


Dbs Media Limited, Nigerian creative media content agency, has entered into partnership with African Friends of More...

MA_Johnson Democracy in whose interest?(1)

For more than 10 years, I have been pondering on Nigeria’s democracy, opportunities and challenges it...

Mazi_Sam_Ohuabunwa Way out of recession: Keep the focus on agriculture and manufacturing

That our economy is in recession has been established and the symptoms are crystal clear. I...

Rafiq Raji No need for Buhari emergency powers

Protect the old man from himself Good men are rare. Leaders that are good men are...

Banks’ credit to private sector grows 13.5% Q-on-Q


Nigerian banking system’s credit to the private sector, which stood at N21.42 trillion at the end of second More...

Greif Nigeria Plc. releases unaudited Q3 financial statement

Greif Nigeria Plc. released their unaudited financial statements for the third quarter period ended 31 July 2016. The company which is..

NSE All-Share Index gains 0.46%

The NSE closed today with an ASI of 27,493.12 on account of a 0.46% gain against 27,368.41 the previous trading day...

OPS seeks partnership with Akwa Ibom government to boost industrial sector


The Akwa Ibom State Organised Private Sector Association (AKISOPA) has solicited the partnership of the state More...

Nigeria manufacturers say Dollars still scarce after devaluation

Nigerian businesses are struggling to get hold of foreign exchange even after the central bank devalued the currency in June to..

Biggest African economies stall on politics, commodity slump

Africa’s two largest economies are stalling amid slumping commodity prices and political infighting that’s hampering decision making. A government report on..

What to expect when a bank has a new husband

amcon Recently the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), the bad-debt warehouse, has been on a spree, reviving, redirecting and restructuring some..

EU orders Apple to pay up to €13bn in Irish taxes

The European Union’s antitrust regulator demanded that Ireland recoup roughly €13 billion ($14.5 billion) in taxes from Apple Inc., a move that could..

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..

Business Day organises first ‘CEOAPPRENTICE AFRICA’ bootcamp

CeoApprenticeAfrica showcased passion, enthusiasm and business ideas. The Businessday CEO Apprentice boot camp focused on equipping teenagers; ages 15 and up with..