USAID, others embrace LAKAJI programme

…to boost agric, investment in Nigeria The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) at the weekend pulled together global and local experts and financiers to discuss the huge socio-economic benefits of the Lagos-Kano-Jibiya... Read more →

‘Integrity is the soul of business’

The Chief Executive Officer of Komo Online, Ademola Amokomowo, 30, tells Tope Omogbolagun why it is better to start a business at a very young age When did you start your business? The business started over four years when I was still in the... Read more →

Death of bank’s customer

Some weeks ago, we dwelled extensively on the issue of banker-customer relationship. This topic, which we discussed in three separate editions, appeared to be inexhaustible apparently since it forms the centre of this whole column. With persistent... Read more →

Six cool plugins for wordpress

WordPress & I have come a long way. By now, I have tested a minimum of a thousand plugins and personally installed many more on hundreds of blogs and websites. Based on experience, I can say without an iota of doubt that the ability to extend... Read more →

Event management is not for illiterates

Planning an event, be it a small event or a big one, can be very stressful especially when you do not have the know how. Most people do not have the time or expertise to plan events themselves. And that is where a good business opportunity comes... Read more →

Market capitalisation falls by N48bn

Equity trading activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange witnessed weak bargain on Friday, with major indicators losing marginally. The market capitalisation of the listed shares fell by 0.4 per cent or N48bn from N11.544tn to close at N11.496tn... Read more →

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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