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...


Farmers canvass innovation, capacity as rice, wheat production rises

Nigerian farmers want increased innovation and capacity building in the face of rising productivity in wheat and rice production attributed More...


BOA Urges FG to sustain ban on rice Importation

 Danbala Danja, managing director of Bank of Agriculture (BOA), has urged the Federal Government to sustain the ban on the importation More...


Foreign traders flout global practice on access to farms

Foreign traders in Nigeria’s agriculture sector are flouting the internationally acceptable practice on access to farmlands as they More...


CBN rolls out N1 billion loan to rice farmers in Enugu

At least 5,000 farmers in Enugu State would benefit from a N1 billion Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) loan to the state for rice More...


Nigeria Imports $227 Million of Sugar From January to July

Nigeria imported $227 million of sugar in the first seven months of this year, according to the central bank. The highest monthly value More...


Examining $200mn agro partnership between NSIA, Old Mutual

  Nigeria is making frantic efforts to ensure that agriculture and allied services play a key role in its quest for economic and 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 threat to lives and properties, and can be achieved through patriotic More...

FMBN enlists EFCC’s assistance on debt recovery


Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) has enlisted the help of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for the recovery of their huge bad debts from fraudulent More...

Shoprite’s profit rises as Africa keeps buying despite commodity crunch


Africa’s largest retailer Shoprite Holdings posted a 17 percent jump in full-year profit on Tuesday, shrugging off competition in South Africa and buoyed by strong sales More...


Labour protests in Lagos over cut in salaries, Nasarawa killing

Organised labour joined by civil society groups, Tuesday in Lagos, staged a peaceful protest to condemn last month’s killing of two workers by the police in Nasarawa State More...

Libya deports 220 Nigerians

The Libyan Government in conjunction with the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the Nigerian embassy in Libya has deported 220 Nigerians. They arrived through 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 threat to More...

Jumia redefines Nigerians’ online shopping experience


Jumia, Nigeria’s no 1 online retailer is poised to consolidate on its achievements with innovative concepts that More...

Mazi_Sam_Ohuabunwa Nigeria’s descent in economy, politics and sports 

Last week, I read the news that Nigeria has officially lost its position as the largest...

MA_Johnson Time for sincerity and commitment to policy objectives

It is almost two weeks that Mr President informed some reps of the UN Population Fund...

olu_fasan Why the world is not beating a path to Nigeria’s door

  “Build a better mousetrap”, the saying goes, “and the world will beat a path to...

NSE All-Share Index gains 0.01%


At the close of market today the NSE All-Share index stood at N27,810.28 on account of a 0.01% drop while market More...

GTBank Plc: Increased other income drives earnings growth amid regulatory headwinds

Success they say is the precious truth. That is the story of Guaranty Trust Bank Plc (GTBank), the largest lender by..

Access Bank share price jumps as half-year profit spikes

Access Bank Plc’s share price jumped as half-year profit spikes whilst the Nigerian lender continues to thrive amid an elongated decline..

FG plans N505.6bn spending on 116 water projects


Federal Government has indicated plans to spend up to N505.6 billion on 116 water projects across the country More...

45,000 youths apply for Abia skill acquisition programme

Forty-five thousand youths applied for the Education For Employment (E4E) programme, instituted by the Abia State Government to produce skilled manpower..

Reps tackle FG over delayed take-off of N500bn social intervention fund

The House of Representatives on Tuesday put Federal Government’s delegation to task over the prolonged delay in the take-off of the..

FNB enters smartphone market

FNB is the first South African bank to launch its own branded smartphone in an attempt it says to fully integrate..

SURVEY: How Millennials see the world

The Global Shapers Annual Survey 2016, an initiative by the World Economic Forum, received over 26,000 responses from millennials aged between..

SM Jury mentors entrepreneurs on innovative skills

Entrepreneurs from all walks of life recently gathered for the 3rd edition of the SM Jury, held at the ICTEL Expo,..