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Using Genetically Modified Crops ‘Il help attain food security in Nigeria-Expert

By Sylvester Thompson Abuja, Sept. 9, 2020 Dr Rose Gidado, Country Coordinator, Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology (OFAB), says embracing Genetically Modified (GM) crops will help Nigeria attain food security and reposition its economy. Gidado, also Deputy Director, National Biotechnology Development Agency, said this in an...

Buhari challenges ministers, senior officials on implementation of Economic Sustainability Plan Programmes

By Ismaila Chafe Abuja, Sept. 7, 2020 President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged ministers and senior government officials to ensure the vigorous and prompt implementation of the Economic Sustainability Plan (ESP) programmes, to give succour to Nigerians. The president gave the challenge in Abuja on Monday, at...

Don urges FG to harness revenue generating agencies and cutdown fore

By Simon Akoje Lagos, Sept. 7, 2020 A Don, Dr Bright Erega, has urged the Federal Government to harness its revenue generating agencies more to meet its financial obligations to slow down borrowing. Erega, who teaches economics at the Pan Atlantic University, told newsmen in...

Don says inconsistency of policies hinders agricultural business in Nigeria

By Sunday Bassey , Sept. 2, 2020 Prof. Nyaudo Ndaeyo, the Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University of Uyo (UNIUYO), says inconsistency of policies hinders agricultural business in the country. Ndaeyo, Professor of Agricultural in the university gave the remarks at the World Coconut Day...

Invest in Nigeria’s beautiful coastlines, tour operator urges govt, investors

By Taiye Olayemi/ Olaitan Idris Lagos, Aug. 28, 2020 A Lagos-based tour operator, Aminat Akanbi, has called on Lagos State and Federal Government to develop the nation’s beautiful coastlines and waterways to attract domestic and foreign tourists. Akanbi, Managing Director, Triplisters, made the call at the...

COVID-19:Here’s what Nigeria need to do to short live economic recession- Expert

By Rukayat Moisemhe Lagos, Aug. 27, 2020 Mr Ayokunle Ayoko, Company Secretary at Berger Paints Nigeria Plc, has said that proactive government policies could curb economic recession arising from COVID-19 pandemic in the country. Ayoko made this known in an interview with newsmen in Lagos...

NBS Q2 Report: NASS expresses satisfaction over performance of Nigeria’s economy

By Ismaila Chafe Abuja, Aug. 27, 2020 The National Assembly has expressed satisfaction with the performance of the Nigerian economy despite witnessing a contraction of -6.1 percent. The President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan made the position of the NASS known when he fielded questions from...

CAMA Act will allow banks lend more funds to MSMEs — experts

By Itohan Abara-Laserian Lagos, Aug. 21, 2020 The newly signed Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) 2020, if well implemented will enhance borrowings to the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) by financial institutions. Some stakeholders in the financial industry gave the submission at the...

Unemployment: Expert tasks govts. on investment in agriculture to fight poverty, insecurity

By Mustapha Sumaila Abuja, Aug 20, 2020 Mr Promise Amahah, an economic expert, on Thursday urged government at all levels to invest aggressively in agriculture to address rising unemployment and insecurity in the country. Amahah gave the advice while reacting to statistics of unemployment rate...

CAMA ‘ll create conducive environment for private businesses to thrive- ICSAN

By Rukayat Moisemhe Lagos, Aug. 12, 2020 The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN), says the new Company and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) 2020 will create more conducive environment for private sector businesses to thrive. Its President, Mr Bode Ayeku, made the assertion at...
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