Middle-belt communal instability thwarting robust agric output

Decades of long violent conflict in the middle belt region of the country, between farmers and herdsmen is thwarting the country’s More...

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Nigeria agric imports drops by N74 billion in Q2 2015

Nigeria’s agricultural imports declined by 11 percent from N738 billion imported in Q1 to N664 billion in Q2 2015, according to the More...


Lagos seeks partnership to grow agriculture

Governor of Lagos State Akinwunmi Ambode says the state is looking at partnership in agro business in what aims at increasing production More...


Investing in fish feeds (pellets) production

Fish feeds constitute more than 70percent of the input in fish farming.  It is therefore an important input.  Every effort must be More...


Youths, the untapped agric resources in Nigeria, say experts

To tap into the riches of the unfolding diversified economy through agriculture, experts in the agricultural sector have urged the More...


RMRDC partners Chinese firm on sorghum production

The Raw Materials Research and Development Council (RMRDC) on Tuesday said the Federal Government would partner a Chinese firm to grow More...


Agro allied processing will enhance job creation in Nigeria – SMEDAN

Director-General, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), Bature Masari, has called for the development More...

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Abia community loses N9.1m to cattle grazing

Eze Okechukwu Ahia, the traditional ruler of Amiyiobilohia community, Isuikwuato Local Government of Abia State, said on Sunday that More...

NMRC’s capital raise put on hold as shareholders seek clarifications


The quest by the Nigerian Mortgage Refinance Company (NMRC) to raise more capital from the balance of its 8.5 billion share capital could not get approval at its annual general More...

Invest in infrastructure to boost economy, ACCIMA urges government


The organised private sector in Aba, the commercial hub of Abia State, has decried the continued depreciation of the nation’s currency – the naira, saying it had further More...

Poor knowledge of ICT among N/Assembly members may impede operation of E-legislature – senator


The Senate Leader, Ali Ndume, has expressed worry that the low ICT literacy level among members of the National Assembly may hinder the effective operation of e-legislation being More...


APC refuses Audu certificate of return over petition

There was palpable tension yesterday at the national secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) when the party denied the former governor of the state and the emerged governorship More...

NLC insists N/Assembly must agree to cut pay

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) is insisting that the National Assembly cut the salaries and allowances being paid to the federal legislators to the detriment of the economy More...

Dominant brands risk losing market share on lack of new thinking, says Needscope CEO


As Nigeria’s $510 billion economy, the biggest in Africa with population of about 170 milllin continues to attract more More...

Nigerian Breweries breaks record in ad industry with Gulder largest poster


Another landmark has been made in the advertising industry in Nigeria, as the Nigerian Breweries Plc last week More...

Mazi_Sam_Ohuabunwa Time to declare a state of emergency on our economy

I am troubled by the latest economic performance indices being reported for our country. The price...

MA_Johnson Unemployment and cycle of poverty

If Nikolai Kondratiev, the Soviet economist and author of ‘The Major Economic Cycles’ (1925), were to...

GREGORY KRONSTEN Plenty of activity in the absence of ministers

A common criticism of the Buhari presidency from portfolio investors is that the president will not...

Union Bank pensioners take case to stakeholders

Some aggrieved pensioners of Union Bank Plc have appealed to stakeholders in the industry to prevail on the bank to complete..

Nigerian interbank rates ease on budget, T-bills cash inflows

Nigeria’s interbank lending rates fell sharply to 8.25 percent on average this week from 40 percent last week after budgetary allocations..

Boko Haram spy: Security experts ask FAAN, airlines to review staff profile, background checks


With threats of possible attack of Boko Haram on airports, aviation security experts have asked the Federal More...

Services at the forefront of Nigeria’s growth

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), has released 2nd quarter GDP figures for Nigeria, showing that services were the major driver..

New GDP data shows policy makers stifling growth

Nigeria’s economic growth for the second quarter of this year saw a decline to 2.3 percent from 6.5 percent attained last..

Understanding the concept of borrowing money

borrowing-money Money lenders are everywhere this days every different products and rates. Unfortunately, the easiest loans to get are often the most..

Poor knowledge of ICT among N/Assembly members may impede operation of E-legislature – senator

The Senate Leader, Ali Ndume, has expressed worry that the low ICT literacy level among members of the National Assembly may..

Corporate Strategy – The Role of the Board

Corporate strategy is the overall scope and direction of an organization and the way in which its business operations work together..

“Access Bank committed to supporting financing needs of SMEs”

Management of Access Bank plc, one of the leading commercial banks in Nigeria, has reiterated its commitment towards promoting efficient, effective..