Business: ECOWAS, and partners want protection of women’s rights in Agriculture

December 13, 2017 Adedeji 0

Closing gender inequality or gaps for women in agriculture could lead to 20 to 30 percent increase in food production. This is according to international […]

Business: Namibia’s Economic Growth To Resume At 4 Per Cent says IMF

December 13, 2017 Adedeji 0

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has projected that Namibia’s economic growth will resume at about four per cent in 2018, Namibia Press Agency (NAMPA) reported. […]

Business: IMF director applauds Benin’s economic performance

December 13, 2017 Adedeji 0

While on a visit to Benin, Christine Lagarde, the director of the International Monetary Fund applauded the performance of the economy of the country. She […]

Business: AfDB approves $101m for Addis Ababa power project

December 5, 2017 Adedeji 0

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved $101.46 million to finance the rehabilitation of Addis Ababa’s power infrastructure. A $86.26 million loan and $15.2 million […]

South Africa: Black Industrialists Programme Empowers Limpopo Community

December 5, 2017 Adedeji 0

The Department of Trade and Industry’s (dti) R48 million grant to a food manufacturing company has contributed to the creation of 300 permanent and 500 […]

Business: Sierra Leone ‘Peace Diamond’ sells for $6.5m at auction

December 5, 2017 Adedeji 0

Sierra Leone sold one of the world’s largest uncut diamonds for $6.5 million at a New York auction on Monday to raise funds for development […]

Business: VN, Nigeria seek to boost trade cooperation

December 4, 2017 Adedeji 0

Viet Nam and Nigeria are seeking to boost co-operation in trade and investment to tap the significant potential between the two countries. At the Viet […]

Business: Nigeria Federal government Empowers Local Miners with N5bn, Says Fayemi

December 4, 2017 Adedeji 0

The Federal Government has set aside a sum of N5 billion to empower artisan miners across the country as part of measures to ensure participation […]

Business: Kaduna bound train derails in Ibadan

December 4, 2017 Adedeji 0

A train transporting fertilizer from Lagos to Kaduna on Sunday derailed at Omi-Adio area of Ibadan, Oyo State, blocking the railway crossing and causing gridlock. […]

Business: World Bank, Sokoto Govt to expand areas of partnership

November 29, 2017 Adedeji 0

The World Bank office in Nigeria and Sokoto state government have agreed to expand their areas of mutual cooperation so as to engender development, inclusivity […]

Nigeria: Lagos trains workers in transformational leadership

November 29, 2017 Adedeji 0

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has emphasised the determination of his administration to equip its workforce, especially the senior management and directors in ministries, departments […]

Nigeria: CBN boosts forex market with $210m

November 29, 2017 Adedeji 0

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday announced the injection of $210 million into the inter-bank foreign exchange market. Acting Director, Corporate Communications Department, CBN, […]

Business: AfDB boosts agric with $10m equity investment

November 29, 2017 Adedeji 0

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) yesterday approved $10 million equity investment in Phatisa Food Fund2 (PFF2) to boost agriculture […]

Business: Financing young African entrepreneurs to curb rising unemployment

November 29, 2017 Adedeji 0

The need for African banks to financially support African youth in their entrepreneurial projects in order to curb rising unemployment came to the fore at […]

Business: Nigeria’s oil revenue exceeds 2017 benchmark by 18 per cent – NNPC

November 28, 2017 Adedeji 0

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says oil revenue in the first ten months of the year exceeded the 2017 budget oil benchmark of $44.50 […]