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...

‘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...

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...

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...

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...

Labour promises to demand N96,000 minimum wage for all workers

The United Labour Congress of Nigeria (ULC), which split from the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Monday vowed to push for N96, 000 minimum...

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...

IMF advices Nigeria to adopt ‘coherent and credible’ economic policies

The International Monetary Fund on Thursday urged Nigeria to step up its economic reform efforts before the opportunity for reforms becomes more limited. "Urgency is...

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...

Inflation is out of control

The rate at which inflation edges up in the country has gone beyond the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN’s) control, Head of Research, Nigerian...

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...

Niger hopes to grow its IGR with Shea Butter production

Niger State government is to explore the production of shea butter to shore up its Internally Generated Revenue, (IGR), the Commissioner for Investment, Commerce...

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