UNIDO seeks more investment in agriculture

The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation on Thursday called for a more pragmatic approach that would help to stimulate the growth of agribusiness in Nigeria. The UNIDO Regional Director and Representative in Nigeria, Dr. Patrick... Read more →

Naira falls to year low of N163.3 per dollar

The naira retreated for a third day, set for its lowest closing level in more than a year, in the absence of Central Bank of Nigeria’s intervention and foreign-exchange sales from oil companies. The national currency declined 0.7 per cent... Read more →

Optimising potential of cocoa industry

Cocoa is one of the key high-value commodities traded worldwide given its wide application in the food and cosmetics industry. At a point it was the main foreign exchange earner for the defunct Western Region, but the industry’s growth has... Read more →

We’ve paid 70% of PHCN workers – FG

The Federal Government on Wednesday said it had paid the severance benefits of over 70 per cent of the workers of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria as it worked towards concluding the privatisation of the power sector. It stated that it would... Read more →
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