2016 Budget: FG directs MDAs to cut Cost


The Federal Government has directed all government Ministries, Departments and Agencies to cut costs under the 2016 Budget. This is even as Vice President Yemi Osinbajo stated that the budget cut by MDAs More...

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Cashew farmers made good profit in 2015 season – Association

as Africa produces over 50% of world’s cashew This content is for Basic Monthly Subscription , Premium Monthly Subscription, Premium More...


Nigeria inflation may soar as floods destroy produce worth of N49 billion

Nigeria inflation may worsen as floods destroyed farm produce such as rice, groundnut, millet, guinea corn and maize worth up to N49 More...


Industrialisation to boost incomes for 14 million poultry industry workers

More industrialisation is needed in the poultry industry in order to improve the lot of the 14 million people directly and indirectly More...


Agric ministry plans strategic partnership with China

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) has stated its readiness to partner with the Chinese government in More...


Abati recommends agriculture for Buhari as panacea to Nigerian economic woes

Reuben Abati, former Special Adviser on media and publicity to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has recommended agriculture as the main More...


Africa weather prompts cocoa supply fears

Unseasonal weather in West Africa, which produces almost three-quarters of global cocoa supplies, is threatening to widen the supply More...


Global effort on tackling postharvest losses intensifies

Though postharvest losses of fruits and vegetables in Nigeria have gone down significantly due to growing commercial utilisation/consumption, More...


Stakeholders to explore profitable investment in sweet potato

Between 29 September and 1 October, this year, over 100 global participants will convene in Kigali, Rwanda for the 6th Annual Sweet More...

 BoI moves to cut graduate unemployment with N2bn entrepreneurship fund


Worried by high rate of youth unemployment in Nigeria, the Bank of Industry (BoI) has launched the N2 billion Graduate Entrepreneurship Fund (GEF) scheme to enable young graduates More...

Tech Trends 2015: The fusion of business and IT


Deloitte’s annual Technology Trends report examines the ever- evolving technology landscape put to business use. This year, Deloitte selected a set of topics that have the More...

Cyber risk is not an excuse to ignore new technologies – Africa Technology Leader


The Africa Technology Leader at Deloitte consulting, Kamal Ramsingh has called on all business owners and Chief integration officers in Nigeria to stop using cyber risk as an More...


Ambode set to reinforce inclusive governance in town hall meeting

  Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode is making strong inroad into participatory governance with the maiden edition of what is to be a quarterly town hall meeting with Lagosians More...

Senate unveils 21 ministerial nominees

The Senate on Tuesday unveiled the partial list of ministerial nominees sent by President Muhammadu Buhari. In a letter just read by Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Buhari revealed More...

New CSD, Big Cola competes for market share with N5b initial investment


AJE Group, a multinational beverage company with headquarters in Lima, Peru has started the production and distribution of More...

Nigeria at 55, need to revisit the baseline


Are you part of the bandwagon celebrating the 55th Independence anniversary? What’s there to celebrate? This More...

Mazi_Sam_Ohuabunwa Nigeria at 55: Key matters outstanding

Last week, Nigeria commemorated 55 years of freedom from colonial rule. As has become our routine...

MA_Johnson Rethinking national security (2)

This piece started last week with a background on the components of national security and argued...

OBADIAH-MAILAFIA-2 A great teacher named Gamaliel

For as long as I can remember, I have always been fascinated by all things Jewish:...

CBN policy: Massive job cut looms in manufacturing sector


over 40,000 Nigerians to lose jobs This content is for Premium Yearly Subscription, Basic Yearly Subscription, More...

CBN guarantees N61.2bn to 454 projects through NIRSAL

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has through its subsidiary, the Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk-Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL), guaranteed a total..

James Cubitt says appointment to deliver Pacific Village remarkable

For James Cubitt and its authorities, their appointment by Pacific Ventures Limited to deliver a comprehensive package of work for a..

Pencom to launch micro pension plan to boost Nigeria’s N5trn industry


The Nigerian Pension Commission (Pencom) is making necessary progress to launch a micro pension plan that would More...

Akwa Ibom IGR hits N2bn monthly

Efforts by the Akwa Ibom State government to shore up its finances have paid off as it now nets a total..

Abubakar suggests integrated planning as key to exploring new trade frontiers

Abdulsalami Abubakar, former head of state, Monday, said for Nigeria to explore new trade frontiers, special emphasis must be placed on..

Tech Trends 2015: The fusion of business and IT

Deloitte’s annual Technology Trends report examines the ever- evolving technology landscape put to business use. This year, Deloitte selected a set..

Safeguarding Auditor Independence

Auditors are required to be independent in the performance of audit activities such that their professional judgement is unbiased and in..

LCCI unveils new agenda for SMEs

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has introduced an innovative agenda for micro-, small-, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMES) in..