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...

Tobacco Farmers

Ogun approves N5bn CBN loan for farmers

 Active farmers and players in Agriculture and Agribusiness in Ogun state are on the verge of securing credit facilities to bolster More...


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...

BASA deals put Domestic Airlines on edge


Domestic Airlines may be losing out in revenue and flight frequencies with the move by the federal government to increase foreign airlines’ flight frequencies. Senator Hadi Sirika, More...

Standard Alliance grows gross premium income by 32%


Underwriting firm, Standard Alliance Insurance Plc has posted a gross premium income of N5.4 billion for the financial year ended 31st December 2015, a 32 per cent rise from More...

UBA re-admitted into FX Market by CBN


The management of United Bank for Africa (UBA), on Wednesday said the bank has been re-admitted into the Forex Market by the Central Bank of Nigeria. This follows Tuesday’s More...

Food Export

Perishable cargo exporters lost N100m over closure of export warehouses

Perishable cargo and vegetable exporters have lost over N100 million worth of goods within 48 hours the export warehouses of Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO) and the More...

159.7m Nigerians suffer poor internet access … consumers bear high costs of access, still suffer poor services

Investments in internet infrastructure, estimated at over $2 billion, are yet to meaningfully reflect in broadband offerings available to Nigerians, despite four broadband submarine 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...

Christopher Akor Where will the tax come from?

  It is an open fact that the Nigerian federation, especially after the discovery of oil,...

Olugbenga Lessons from the Olympics

Two years after hosting the football world cup, Brazil has again confirmed it can successfully stage...

agbaje_new Nigerian economy since 1999: Myths, lies and data

  The average oil price in 1999 when President Olusegun Obasanjo returned as Nigeria’s civilian president...

Retail property owners not shifting ground on rents, despite rising vacancy … insist on dollar-denominated payment


Owners of malls or landlords have refused to shift ground on the rents they charge on retail space, despite More...

CBN tasks stakeholders on credit history

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has tasked stakeholders in the Credit Bureau industry to come up with recommendations and strategies that..

UBA re-admitted into FX Market by CBN

The management of United Bank for Africa (UBA), on Wednesday said the bank has been re-admitted into the Forex Market by..

AGF expresses hope in face of economic recession


Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and minister of justice, Abubakar Malami, has expressed hope in the More...

Demand driven curriculum to boost industry certification, enhance competitiveness

Nigeria’s education space, particularly as it regards industry relevant and marketable skills, is coming under severe scrutiny and evaluation given rising..

Access Bank: Analysts reiterate outperform rating after strong H1

Recently, Access Bank plc –one of Nigeria’s Tier-1 lender released its audited results for the half-year (H1) period ended June 30,..

TCN weakest link in Nigeria’s power sector- ANED

ANED-Image-600x222 The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED) on Wednesday said that transmission remains the weakest link in the power value chain in Nigeria...

Using online banking tools could save you more

online-banking Recently, BusinessDay ran stories on SunTrust Bank Nigeria, the newest baby in the banking industry. The fascinating thing about the bank..

Samsung Galaxy Note7 outsells supply

Samsung Electronics has had to delay the launch of its new premium smartphone Galaxy Note7 in some markets with production unable..

The 10 richest countries in the world 2016

The following table ranks the top 10 countries in the world by “total individual wealth” held (as of June 2016). “Total..

TPX Hub advocates coworking space to lower business start-up cost

A challenge start-ups face in raising money for rent on office space can be mitigated by sharing an office with other..