Category: Business

MasterCard foundation to empowers 30million African youths

Ms Reeta Roy, the President of MasterCard Foundation, a multinational firm, on Monday said the foundation targeted to empower 30 million young Africans economically. Roy...

Nigeria must take loans to fund 2018 budget – DMO

The director general of Debt Management Office (DMO), Patience Oniha, says the federal government must take loans to fund the 2018 budget and the capital projects....

States seek to take over payment of petroleum subsidy

The Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) has called on the Federal Government to allow state governments take over the payment of petroleum subsidy based on the needs of...

Shareholders sign Lafarge Africa N13.01 billion dividend payout

For increasing value on investment through dividend payout, shareholders of Lafarge Africa Plc, has commended the board for its 2017 performance, as they approve a total...

The African Development Bank (AfDB) approve $100m loan for fertiliser and chemicals

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a $100 million loan for Indorama Eleme Fertiliser & Chemicals aimed at helping it boost fertiliser production, the...

Bauchi to retain retiring agric extension workers

The Bauchi State Government says it will retain some retiring agricultural extension workers, in its efforts to revitalise its agricultural sector. ‎ The Commissioner...

Nigeria National Petroleum Cooperation issues 2 years Oil contracts

The Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said it has issued crude export contracts that are expected to last two years instead of the usual one year. A partial...

National Museum Lagos records 17,656 visitors

The Lagos office of the National Commission for Museums and Monuments said on Thursday that it hosted 17,656 visitors in the first quarter of the year. Mr Emmanuel...

DSTV says We may consider pay-as-you-consume option

Multichoice Nigeria, parent company of DStv, says it may consider the pay-as-you-consume (PAYC) payment option in the future. The proposed pay-as-you-consume pricing...

Over 3,000 farmers join sorghum production programme

No fewer than 3,000 farmers have joined the ongoing massive sorghum production programme in Daura Local Government Area of Katsina State. The Chairman of Sorghum Farmers...