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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Monday vowed to clamp down on individuals and businesses engaging in clandestine activities to frustrate the restriction of foreign exchange on the importation of 41 items into the country.
The Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday called on Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode and all relevant stakeholders to embark on aggressive campaign against drug abuse.
No fewer than 850,000 Small Holder Farmers have benefited from the Central Bank of Nigeria’s N160 billion under its Anchor Borrowers’ Programme in the last three years, CBN governor, Godwin Emefele, says.
Ivory Coast, Africa’s largest rubber producer is hoping to double production to two million tonnes in the next five years despite a hit by world prices on raw materials.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said the Nigeria-China currency swap deal would not cover the importation of the 41 items banned in its 2015 circular on items not valid for foreign exchange.
Police detectives have apprehended the Chief Priest of Ovre-Eku community, Delta State, for allegedly intruding and burying charm with live goat, hot drink and yam at the plantation of Presco Nigeria Plc in Orhiomwon Local Government Area, Edo State.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has commended the Federal Government for banning the production and importation of codeine as active pharmaceutical ingredient for cough syrup preparations.
The Israeli Embassy in Nigeria, has conferred a posthumous award on the late Chief Obafemi Awolowo in his strides in agriculture, particularly on rubber and cocoa.
Efforts of the Edo State Government to grow her rubber stock and boost her non-oil receipts with the 2,500-hectare rubber plantation in Urhonigbe, in Orhionmwon Local Government Area and other agricultural initiatives, have received the support of the Federal Government.
The Nigerian Export Import Bank (NEXIM) has urged Exporters in Edo state to make effort and access the N50 billion Export Development Fund (EDF) to boost the non-oil revenue in the state. Managing Director of NEXIM, Abba Bello, disclosed this in a statement signed by Tayo Omidiji, Head, Strategy and Communications, in Abuja, on Wednesday.
President George Weah of Liberia has described as ‘too low’, the current trade volume between both countries estimated to be at $5 million.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday reported that the January 2018 Purchasers Manager Index (PMI) - a survey which measures the productive activities in the manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors of the country grew to 57.3 pet cent, howbeit sluggishly in comparative terms with previous growth trajectory.
Professor Ben Ayade, governor of Cross River State, has expressed delight over President Muhammadu Buhari’s nationwide address to Nigerians to mark the nation’s 57th Independence anniversary.
President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed the next steps to reduce the rate of unemployment in the country.
At least 200,000 farmers from the federation have benefitted from the N43.9 billion Federal Government’s agricultural Anchor Borrowers Programme, President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed.
President Muhammadu Buhari this morning reasserted his stance on the restructuring debate that the National Assembly is the proper and legal forum to address ongoing call to restructure the country.
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Alternative music star Simisola Ogunleye aka Simi, actress, Zainab Balogun, internet comedian, Mark Angel and footballer, Ahmed Musa, won prizes at the 2018 ‘The Future Awards’.
The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has confirmed that no decision has been taken to force Ivory Coast to host the 2023 Nations Cup rather than 2021.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) at the weekend offered to partner Osun State to boost the state’s economy.
Afropop sensation Ayodeji Balogun aka Wizkid pulled a show stopping sold-out show in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
The Nigerian Army has accused Amnesty International in Nigeria of working hard to destabilise the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged state governors to redouble efforts in addressing infrastructure deficiencies in their respective states to revamp the nation’s economy.
The Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) has submitted a new retirement age proposal to the Ministry of Education and the National Assembly for approval, education minister Adamu Adamu has confirmed.
They call her the "young miracle". A baby who was admitted to an Ebola treatment centre just six days after birth is now recovered from the virus.
Tottenham will be without midfielder Eric Dier until 2019 after he had surgery to remove his appendix.
Alhaji Ahmadu Fintiri, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate in Adamawa, has promised free education in primary and secondary schools of the state.