Nigeria, Senegal, Cape Verde Dominate West African Hotel

West Africa has been at the heart of the continent’s growth and economic transformation in recent years. Notwithstanding the sharp slowdown experienced in 2016 and 2017, the region’s economy is expected to rebound in 2017 onwards. Commodity-based economies, like Nigeria, are slowly recovering from the fall in oil prices and oil production, while countries like […]

Participants at the event

World Bank Introduces Grant For Grass Roots Business

The World Bank has taken a bold step in promoting the Nigerian economy through the banking sector as it seeks to empower grass-root businesses through model microfinance banking system. The project which is called “bottom-up” Project will involve the release of over 10 billion Commonwealth naira grants to start up each model microfinance banks that […]

Flourmills Building

Flour Mills of Nigeria Plans Share Sale to Reduce Debt

Flour Mills of Nigeria has concluded plans to sell shares through a rights issue to cut debt and is registering a N70 billion bond programme to refinance short-term loans, the conglomerate said on Wednesday, Reuters has reported. Several Nigerian companies have tapped capital markets this year to shore up their balance sheets after a currency […]

Mercer South Africa Ltd enters into Strategic Partnership with EZ37 Solutions Nigeria

Mercer (www.Mercer.com) South Africa (Consulting) (Pty) Ltd has announced on 25 October 2017 that it has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with EZ37 Solutions Limited (www.EZ37solutions.org), a Nigeria based Human Resources firm. Under the terms of the agreement, global human resources consultancy Mercer, will utilize the deep knowledge of the local Nigerian market and […]

Independence Anniversary: It’s Time For Nigerians To Unite -Hon Oladipupo Adebutu

As Nigeria marks her 57th anniversary, the citizens have been asked to embrace unity despite the nation’s diversity. Making this call in a statement on the independence celebration of the country on 1st October, Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Rural Development, Hon. Oladipupo Adebutu stressed that the country could only achieve its desires if […]

Christ Living Church Mission House, Nimbo, torched on April 25, 2016

Climate Shock: How Soil Degradation Brought Nigeria Deaths, Sorrow, Distrust

Herders and farmers now share a fragile co-existence in Nigeria, further underscoring the fact that man needs the environment and the latter doesn’t need him. Tayo Olanipekun writes that effects of Climate Change on rural dwellers are quite death-dealing. He also focuses on how soil degradation brought death, sorrow and distrust.   Attacks on farmers […]

Nigeria, UN sign 5-year Sustainable Development Partnership Framework

Nigeria and the United Nations (UN) on Thursday signed a five-year Sustainable Development Partnership Framework (UNSDPF) (2018-2022) which is a successor programme to the current United Nations Development Assistance Framework III (UNDAF III) (2014-2017) in Nigeria. The signing ceremony, which was done in Abuja, was the result of the joint effort between the United Nations, […]