Cassava growers to set up ethanol factories in 10 states

In an effort to broaden the cassava value chain, the Nigeria Cassava Growers Association (NCGA), an umbrella body of cassava growers More...


Nigeria can only meet 2% of total local wheat demand

At the moment, Nigerian wheat growers are said to have the capacity to meet only 2 percent of the total national wheat demand, which More...


Nigerian maize price soars on global prices increase

The price of Nigerian maize has risen as imports are speculated to have reduced to 200,000 metric tonnes (MT), as a result of global More...


IITA launches initiative to improve cassava yield

The African Cassava Agronomy Initiative (ACAI) project has kicked-off with plans to improve the livelihoods and incomes of cassava More...


Nigeria ranks low on agric mechanisation scale

For Nigeria to attain the level of food security, diversify its economy away from oil, and reduce dependency on food imports, it has More...


Oil palm: Stakeholders endorse Nigeria’s RSPO national interpretation plan

Stakeholders in the Nigerian oil palm supply chain have endorsed the national interpretation of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm More...


Rising packaged foods boost demand for plastic containers

The increase in demand for packaged foods and the stocking of these locally produced foods in mega stores has been driving up demand More...


Polish, Nigerian firm invests $3m in agric equipment manufacturing factory

Federal Government of Nigeria policy on diversification of the economy from oil to non-oil sectors may have begun yielding fruitful More...


Tiger Branded Goods recurring losses calls for urgent restructuring


The recurring losses recorded by Tiger Branded Consumer Goods Plc means owners should intensify its restructuring. For the first three months through December 2015, Tiger Branded More...

Berger Paints to outsource 17 depots for operational efficiencies


Berger Paints Nigeria Plc, a quoted company and leading paints and allied products manufacturer has concluded plans to outsource its seventeen (17) depots nationwide. This renewed More...

Academy Press plc reports N139 million loss


Academy press plc has recorded a loss before tax of N 139,160,000 for the second consecutive year ending December 2015. The company’s revenue also dropped year over year from More...


Incessant public holiday: Wike wants to be deified – APC

Soon after declaring as public holiday every January 27, the day he won his gubernatorial election case at the Supreme Court, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State also declared More...

Ugwuanyi signs the state 2016 budget of over N85bn into law

Enugu State Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has signed the state 2016 budget of over N85bn for this fiscal year into law. In a speech after accenting to the budget, the governor noted More...

BHM’s annual PR report to place Nigeria’s industry on global map


Global media and public relations organization, BlackHouse Media Group has launched the Nigeria PR Report, the country’s More...

Cosse celebrates legacy of brand building in Nigeria


Twenty years ago 90 to 95 per cent of advertising budgets in Nigeria went to above-the-line (ATL) and below-the-line More...

olu_fasan Nigeria must use the ‘Commonwealth effect’ for better trade gains

Last year, the Commonwealth Secretariat invited me to join the technical review committee for a major...

OBADIAH-MAILAFIA-2 Reinventing Nigeria as a developmental state

The collective traumas that the mass of our population have endured in recent years – the...

ojemie_new Degrees of backwardness (4): The bride killers

Clearly, not every tradition is worth preserving and celebrating,” I said, taking over the task of...

Technology, lack of awareness slow agent banking operations


Poor network, inconsistent biometric-enabled Point of Sale (PoS) and tedious account opening processes, among More...

GTBank seeks redemption on $500m Eurobond

Nigeria’s Guaranty Trust Bank (GT Bank) launched a tender offer on Friday to repay a $500-million Eurobond early, a move to..

GTBank launches cash tender for $500,000,000 7.50% Eurobond

Nigeria’s GTBank yesterday launched a cash tender for its $500,000,000 7.50 percent Eurobond maturing May 2016. This being the first transaction..

Four million Lagosians outside tax net – LIRS Chairman


Despite being the state with the highest internally generated revenue (IGR) record, only five million of the More...

KBL Insurance pays over N600 million claims

Underwriting firm, KBL Insurance has paid out N655, 087,040.51 claims to its customers who suffered losses in the year 2015 I..

Stakeholders want FG to stop exporting crude oil

As the dwindling fortune of Nigeria continues with the falling oil prices at the international market, stakeholders in the oil and..
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Facebook says 16 million Nigerians access its website monthly

Facebook announced 16 million people in Nigeria visit Facebook every month with 100 percent of them coming on mobile. During the..

Nigerian economy, entrepreneurship and banking

Entrepreneurs occupy a central position in any market economy. They serve as the spark plug in the economy’s engine, activating and..

Heritage bank tasks government on SMES, diversification

The Small and Medium Scale Enterprises, SMEs have been described as very strategic and critical to Nigeria’s economic growth. Mr. Davidson..

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