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FG partners NIRSAL, UNDP to boost supply value chains of rice, cassava

In a bid to eliminate supply bottlenecks in rice and cassava value chains the Federal Government has announced a partnership with the Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The Managing Director, NIRSAL, Mr Aliyu Abdulhameed, announced...

NIRSAL targets small-scale farmers in New insurance cover push

The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending has developed a new insurance cover for farmers under the 2018 farming season. The insurance cover would improve on its pioneering Area Yield Index Insurance mechanism introduced last year. The product is said to target small-holder farmers...

Guinness Nigeria unveils 2016 sustainability report, outlines future goals

Lagos, Nigeria – Wednesday 15thFebruary 2017: Nigeria’s foremost total beverage alcohol company, Guinness Nigeria Plc, has released its Sustainability Report for 2016, reporting its performance on various aspects of its operations, while outlining its sustainability targets for the future. The report was unveiled in Lagos...

Polaris bank will get new investors after election – AMCON

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria on Tuesday said it will seek new investors to take over Nigeria’s money deposit bank, Polaris. Jude Nwauzor, the spokesperson of AMCON, told Reuters that the move would be perfected after the general elections in February. Mr Nwauzor said the...

Thousands of UBA Staff Across Africa Give Back to their Communities

UBA Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, on Friday, November 23, 2018 launched its Each One, Teach One initiative, hosting a huge impact day in Nigeria and across all its subsidiaries in Africa. The UBA Community Service...

UK Government To Give Nigeria Counter-IED Kit Worth £1m

The fight against insurgency in Nigeria has been boosted with the United Kingdom promising to provide counter-IED kit worth £1m. The United Kingdom’s Minister of Armed Forces, Mark Lancaster, revealed this when he met with Nigeria’s Defence Minister, Mansur Dan-Ali, in London on the sidelines...

COVID-19: Forum urges FG to reposition technology sector

By Fortune Abang Abuja, Aug. 5, 2020 The Nigerian-British Business Forum (PABF) has stressed the need for the Federal Government to take urgent steps to address acute shortage of technology infrastructure in the country. The Chairman of PABF, Prince Afolabi Andu, gave the advice at...

AMCON seizes Egbema, Omoku power projects from Rockson over delay

The Managing Director of Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC), Mr Chiedu Ugbo, says the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has taken over Egbema and Omoku power plant projects from Rockson Engineering Limited over delays in completing them. The two plants are part...

Industrialists advocate review of partial border closure policy one-year after

By Rukayat Moisemhe Lagos, Aug. 23, 2020 Some industrialists on Sunday in Lagos appealed to the Federal Government to review its policy on the partial border closure, one year after. The industrialists made the call while speaking in separate interviews with Journalists in Lagos. They said the...

NDE to empower over 11, 000 micro businesses

By our correspondent in Taraba Plans by the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) to empower over eleven thousand micro businesses with ten thousand Naira each under the Micro Enterprise Enhancement Scheme (MEES) was said to have been concluded. The Director General of the Directorate, Dr....
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