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The Association of Nigerian Licenced Customs Agents, ANALCA, has accused the Customs Service of working against government’s policy of Ease of doing Business. The Vice President of ANALCA, Mr. Kayode Farinton made the allegation at a News conference in Lagos. Mr. Farinton said that Customs was only interested in generating revenue and not facilitating trade. […]

Twenty Nigerian chefs have been trained in Lagos on how to prepare seafood especially stockfish. It was courtesy the Norwegian Seafood Council. They also trained importers of the products on how to preserve them against contamination. A Counsellor in the Embassy of Norway, Mr. Christian Fougner said that the training was necessitated by reports of […]

Nigerian equities market resumed trading for the week on Tuesday with a growth of 0.54 per cent after Monday public holiday declared by the Federal Government to mark 2019 Eid-el Malud celebration.Specifically, the market capitalisation inched N69 billion or 0.54 per cent to close at N12.878 trillion against N12.809 trillion recorded on Friday.Similarly, the All-Share Index [...]
Nigeria’s economy will attain great heights of development if the economy was diversified and the mono-product economy practice jettisoned, Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has said.According to him, the country’s reliance on oil is not only unsustainable but also incapable of creating jobs and building enduring infrastructure that would support rapid economic [...]
Finding a decent, affordable place to live is a common problem facing young people in many places. But in Nigeria's booming commercial hub, Lagos, it is almost impossible as landlords demand a year's rent in advance.For two-bedroom apartments with electricity, close to the city's main business district on Victoria Island, I was asked for between [...]

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with NAFDAC and other critical agencies and ministries, to guarantee the safety of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) imported into the country. Director-General of the agency, Dr. Rufus Ebegba who made the gave this indication in Abuja. “As part of our collaboration with […]

The Federal Government has on at inaugurated a mini milk collection centre in Tassa Village in Dawakin Kudu Local Government Area of Kano state. This is in an bid to boost milk production in the country. Minister of Agriculture, Sabo Nanono at the event, gave an assurance that the government would establish more centres in […]

Lagos State Government has stated his administration’s support for investors in the coconut value chain. Governor Babajide Sonwolu who gave the assurance at the maiden edition of the International Coconut Summit in Lagos assured prospective investors of net breaking return on their investments. The Governor who was Sanwolu who was represented by the State Commissioner […]

SOURCE-CHINYERE OGBONNA With Africa’s population set to reach two billion by 2050, it’s critical that nutrition is placed at the heart of interventions, policies, and strategies to drive agricultural transformation. A Director at the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition, Professor Sandy Thomas, made the point at the just concluded African Green […]

The Lagos State Government says it is commencing the sales of its popular brand of rice, Lake Rice, today in preparation for the coming Eid-el-Kabir celebration. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Dr Olayiwole Onasanya who made this known in a news release said that Lake Rice is available for sale in all the usual […]


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