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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 […]

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has expressed its desire to extend Nigeria’s trade relations with Turkey beyond crude oil. The Group Managing Director of NNPC, Malam Mele Kyari, made this known when the Ambassador of Turkey to Nigeria, Mr Melih Uluren, paid him a courtesy visit in Abuja. In a statement, Malam Kyari said that […]

The Federal Government has promised to invest in the animation industry and other creative sectors to make jobs available for youths, boost GDP, and achieve economic growth. The Vice President Yemi Osinbajo stated this at the end of a four week-training for 1500 youths who participated in the N-Creative programme held in Benin. The N-Creative […]

SOURCE- Chinyere Ogbonna Africa governments and leaders have been challenged to create job opportunities for the teeming unemployed youths in the continent. The President Africa Development Bank, AfDB, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina gave the advice while speaking as a panelist at the annual Tony Elumelu Foundation Enrepreneural Forum in Abuja. Dr. Adesina opined that the growing […]

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has launched an intervention programme aimed at reviving the comatose poultry sub-sector in the Nigeria. This is in fulfilment of its resolve to diversify the economy, create jobs and engender inclusive economic growth in the country. The CBN Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele who announced the latest efforts of the […]

The Nigerian Economic Summit Group, NESG, has unveiled a new logo ahead of its twenty-fifth summit in October. NESG is a private sector led think-tank organization that promotes sustainable growth and development in the Nigerian Economy that is globally competitive. At the event in Ikoyi, the Chief Executive Officer, Mr Laoye Jaiyeola, said there was […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr. Mele Kolo Kyari as the new Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). The President also appointed seven Chief Operating Officers alongside Kyari. The newly appointee are to work with current office holders till July 7, 2019, for a smooth and effective transition. This is contained in […]

There is a need for journalists to develop their data-driven skills to tell their stories for more credibility. A data Analyst, Mr.Segun Ogunwe made the point while making a presentation at a one-day workshop for agriculture Journalists in Victoria Island Lagos. Mr. Ogunwale said an era of fake news data would go a long way […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Central Bank of Nigeria to blacklist any firm, its owner and top management caught smuggling or dumping any of the restricted forty three items into the country. The Presidential directive was disclosed by the CBN Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele in Abuja during a meeting with oil palm producers. Mr […]

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