September 24, 2017

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BlackBerry putting itself up for sale -

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

FERMA: A convergence of intent, engagement & perception -

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Nigeria Hits CNN’s List of World’s 12 sexiest accents…. -

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

N452t infrastructure funds from capital market coming -

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Getting the right staff for your business -

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Nigeria, others to re-evaluate Trans-Saharan gas project -

Monday, August 5, 2013

How Nigerians use social media -

Friday, August 2, 2013

NSIA to manage N3.4tr pension funds -

Friday, August 2, 2013

GOOGLE UNVEILS MOTO X SMARTPHONE… -

Friday, August 2, 2013

Nigerian Troops Return from Mali, Storm Borno -

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Our role in the $1.09b Malabu Oil mess, by Shell -

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

FG Can’t License Hotels, Hospitality Operators, Says Fashola -

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Why FG Must Urgently Invest in Efficient Rail System -

Monday, July 29, 2013

Lagos community begins energy generation from waste -

Monday, July 29, 2013

FG to privatise BoI, BoA in 2014 -

Monday, July 29, 2013

Cassava takes pride place in Nigeria’s agro-economy -

Monday, July 29, 2013

Future of Africa in food production depends on training, emerging technologies —Kabba college provost -

Friday, July 26, 2013

Will this fresh initiative against cyber crime work? -

Friday, July 26, 2013

Investors prefer Southwest, says LCCI -

Friday, July 26, 2013

Fed Govt stops project variation beyond 15% of initial cost -

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Nigeria Fights Malaria with N480bn

Nigeria Fights Malaria with N480bn... NAIJA INTEL

Ebonyi State Malaria Control Programme Manager, Mr. Lawrence Nwankwo, Wednesday said about $3 billion (N480 billion) was being spent annually in the treatment and prevention of malaria in Nigeria. The amount, he said, could pay the annual salary of 2.2 million Nigerians on minimum wage. Nwankwo disclosed this during an advocacy kit dissemination meeting organised by the United States Action for International Development (USAID) Malaria Action Programme for States (MAPS) Wednesday in Abakaliki. He noted that malaria accounted for about six out of 10 admissions in health facilities, while it was a major cause of absenteeism in schools, offices, markets,…

USAID, AGRA set up $47m agric facilities

USAID... USAID, AGRA set up $47m agric facilities... NAIJA INTEL

A three-year partnership worth $47 million has been announced by the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) and United States Agency for International Development, USAID, to accelerate smallholder farmers’ access to transformative agricultural technologies. The Scaling seeds and Technologies Partnership will work in four countries within the G8’s New Alliance for Food Security – Ethiopia, Ghana, Mozambique, and Tanzania – where it will help governments strengthen their seed sectors and promote the commercialisation, distribution and adoption of improved seeds and other key technologies. The partnership aims to increase  production of high-quality seeds by 45 percent in three years…

USAID to support farmers with $3b

USAID to support farmers

  USAID GUARANTEES FARMERS LOAN.. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) will provide $3 billion (about N480 billion) guarantee to farmers who fail to pay back loans they secure from banks. The agreement for this guarantee was signed yesterday in Abuja. It is expected to ease financing in the agriculture sector. Under the deal, the United States would immediately provide guarantee of up to $100 million in lending to banks. Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi and the Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Akinwumi Adeshina signed on behalf of the Federal Government while USAID Administrator…