SMALL-SCALE FARMING IN NIGERIA GETS N8.6 BILLION U.S INVESTMENT BOOST

United States Africa Development Foundation has invested over N8.64 billion ($24 million) to boost capacity of farmers across the country. Speaking at an Agriculture mini-fair,...

WHY WIDENING BUDGET DEFICIT, SUBSIDIES CREATE FRESH CONCERNS

A new report released by Afrinvest has said unless urgent actions are taken to address Nigeria’s widening fuel subsidy payment, budget deficit, power sector...

LAGOSIANS ANGRY AS BUHARI FLIES TO SEME, AVOIDS DILAPIDATED ROAD

Residents in Lagos are angry that President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday evaded the notorious Lagos-Badagry-Seme Road, flying instead on an aircraft to Seme for the...

ORGANISED LABOUR TASKS FG ON WORKABLE POWER SUPPLY POLICIES

Organised labour, Wednesday, in Lagos, pleaded with the Federal Government to come up with workable policies to ensure adequate and stable power supply in...

SENATE WARNS ON DEBT TRAP, OKAYS $2.9B FOREIGN LOAN

The Senate Wednesday warned the Federal Government to stop taking external loans, urging it to find other means of generating revenue internally, rather than...

GOVT URGED TO TAKE MEASURES TO AVERT RECESSION , SUSTAIN GROWTH

Afrinvest (West Africa) Limited has urged the federal government to take urgent measures towards reforming key sectors of the Nigerian economy in order to...

GOVT APPROVES WHITE PAPER TO STEM INDUSTRIAL DISPUTES

In a bid to stem the tide of incessant strikes by labour unions, the federal government has approved the draft white paper on the...

NIGERIA GREW FX RESERVES BY $20BN FROM OPEC’S EXEMPTION SAYS KACHIKWU

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, Wednesday disclosed that the crude oil production exemption granted to Nigeria in 2016 by...

AGRICULTURE CAN ERADICATE POVERTY IN NIGERIA SAYS REPORT

A new research by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) has indicated that Nigeria meet...

HOW FG UNCOVERED 114 COYS IN PROPERTY FRAUD

The Federal Government has uncovered 114 companies neck deep in shady land deals, even as it raked in N1.173 billion in tax revenues from...