Africa: Agri-tech is the future of farming

German Ministry of International Cooperation and Development (BMZ) is fostering young African agri-tech start-ups in partnership with More...


Low agricultural mechanisation limiting farmers’ potential

Low level of agricultural mechanisation has continued to limit the capacity of farmers to expand their cultivation areas, perform timely More...


Olam targets 310,000 MT of rice in 2years

The federal government’s rice sufficiency initiative is constantly getting the support of Olams Rice  Farms with the current More...


Shea butter: Local business with enormous opportunities

Background   Shea Nuts/Butter Profile Extracted from the nuts of the African shea tree, shea butter has been used for cosmetic purposes More...

How to set up ethanol production factory using cassava

One of the most dynamic sectors of the Nigerian economy is the agricultural sector. The agric sector has the potentials of putting More...


UK investment delegation in Nigeria to promote trade in agriculture            

 UK Trade and Investment (UKTI), the lead organisation that supports companies in the UK trading internationally, is currently in More...


Investors’ expectations of new agric minister

With the appointment of Audu Ogbeh, the new minister for agriculture and rural development, it is pertinent to bring to the fore again More...


FUNAAB empowers farmers with high-yielding kolanut seedlings

Recognising the economic value of increased production of kolanut to the Nigeria’s national income, the Agricultural Media Resources More...

Seplat remains profitabile despite oil crash


Seplat Petroleum Development Co., a Nigerian oil producer posted profit after tax of N13.57 billion in the third quarter of the year despite falling oil price as the company continues More...

FCMB pledges more support for women entrepreneurs

Ladi Balogun, group managing director/chief executive, First City Monument Bank (FCMB) Limited, has urged Nigerian women to take advantage of the opportunities provided by various More...

Private Equity investments in West Africa continue to rise


West African private equity (“PE”) investments continue to demonstrate steady growth, a new report by the African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) shows. More...


Court of Appeal nullifies David Mark’s election

The Court of Appeal sitting in Makurdi on Saturday nullified the election of the former Senate President David Mark. The court also called for fresh election in Benue South Senatorial More...

APC lawmakers in Kogi insist late Audu’s son be given father’s mandate

Lawmakers on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Kogi, on Friday threatened to impeach any candidate chosen to replace the late flag bearer, Prince Abubakar More...

Media expert seeks government, Outdoor practitioners’ partnership on environmental sustainability


With concern for global warming and environmental issues, a media practitioner has suggested for collaboration between Out More...

Multichoice wins Africa Brand of The Year Awards


MultiChoice has won the Africa Brand of the Year award as well as Pay TV Brand of the Year award at the 5th edition More...

olu_fasan Negotiating with Europe: Nigeria and the Economic Partnership Agreement (2)

In continuation of last week’s series on the Economic Partnership Agreement between the European Union and...

Da_Steinbock Chinese renminbi and the IMF’s reserve currencies  

In the short term, the Fed’s rate hikes will unleash another period of crises across the...

OBADIAH-MAILAFIA-2 The crown and the jewel

  She was the First Lady of First Ladies, famously described by her husband of fifty...

Investors, financiers see future of real estate in building empires, urban restructuring


Investors, financiers and sundry stakeholders in the Nigerian real estate market say the future of this burgeoning More...

Bond yield to decline further on increased liquidity

Bond yields are expected to decline further this week following increased liquidity in the financial system, analysts in the securities and..

Stanbic IBTC Bank launches Personal Teller Machine

In furtherance of ongoing drive to serve its customers better through excellent and innovative products and services, Stanbic IBTC Bank, a..

Experts canvass integrated transport system to solve Lagos gridlock


Experts, who gathered at the first traffic summit in Lagos on Thursday, canvassed for the adoption of inter-modal More...

Reason to worry as Fed rate rise looms

As the Federal Reserve at long last appears ready to remove the zero interest rate honeypot, bears are growling that the..

Unilever: Downside potential seen in price target

Late last month at the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) Unilever Nigeria plc released its results for the third-quarter (Q3) ended September..

CeBIH retreat examines mobile payments for financial inclusion

The Committee of e-Banking Industry Heads (CeBIH) has concluded plans to enhance financial inclusion as it leads experts in the payment..

New horizons for infrastructure investing

The world needs new infrastructure—$57 trillion worth over the next 15 years, according to the McKinsey Global Institute. That’s an enormous..

FCMB pledges more support for women entrepreneurs

Ladi Balogun, group managing director/chief executive, First City Monument Bank (FCMB) Limited, has urged Nigerian women to take advantage of the..