AfDB admire Nigeria’s leadership role in Africa

The outgoing country Director of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Ousmane Dore has said Nigeria’s leadership role in Africa is unquestionable. He commended the...

Norway to expand sea food trading to Nigeria

One cannot talk of seafood, particularly stockfish without mentioning Norway. That is why people from various works of life, including international traders, Norwegian and Nigerian...

BUA Group to expand cement share with 10 million tonnes

BUA Group has unveiled plans to expand its cement market share with 10 million metric tonnes by 2018.At the company’s yearly customers’ forum and...

Nigeria now officially in recession-NBS statistics

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) of Nigeria released official Gross Domestic Product (GDP) figures for the second quarter of 2016 on Wednesday, confirming...

‘60% duty on imported rice will increase local production’

The All Farmers Association of Nigeria has said that the 60 per cent import duty on imported rice will promote local rice and make...

FORBES: World’s most respected ‘made-in’ labels

Products made in Germany enjoy the highest reputation among consumers worldwide, according to a new study. Statista's Made-In-Country-Index (MICI) 2017, shed light on the...

China is confident economy grew 6.7 pct in 2016

China is confident to have reached an economic growth of 6.7 percent in 2016, within a targeted range set earlier in the year, Vice...

Nigeria GDP from agriculture to hit N21 trillion in 3 yrs

The Federal Government has said it will raise the contribution of agriculture to the nation’s Gross Domestic Product by N5tn before 2020. It stated that...

Cross River licenced to establish own cement plant, limestone company

The Cross River Government has secured operational licenses from the Federal Government to establish its own Cement Factory and Limestone Quarry in Akamkpa Local...

Custom: Rice excluded from restricted impotation list

The Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs service, Col. Hameed Ali (rtd), has ordered the immediate removal of rice from import restriction list and the re-introduction...

Nigeria partners Gates Foundation to end food insecurity

The Nigerian Government has begun the implementation of the agricultural programmes in partnership with the Bill and Melinda Gates assisted food sufficiency programme. According to...

Over 7000 jobs lost in sector in 2016 – Maritime boss

The President-General, Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN), Comrade Tony Emmanuel Nted, in this interview with journalists says the union will have no other...

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