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 Plans To Boost Food Supply By 20 Million Tons in 3 years

Nigeria, which spends $10 billion a year importing wheat, sugar, rice and fish, plans to boost domestic food production by 20 million metric tons by 2015, according to the country’s agriculture ministry. Rice output will climb by 2 million tons in the period, while sorghum will advance by 1 million tons, Akinwunmi Adesina, the agriculture minister, said at a conference in London yesterday. The country also plans to boost cassava production by 17 million tons in a bid to reduce its reliance on wheat imports. Nigeria was the third-largest importer of U.S. wheat in the 2011-12 marketing year that ended…

Stoping daytime transfer of empty containers to Lagos and Tin-Can Island Ports complexes…

RETURN OF THE BUGBEAR The order by the Presidential Committee on Port Reforms to stop daytime transfer of empty containers to Lagos and Tin-Can Island Ports complexes, has ignited congestion at both ports The problem of congestion at the Lagos ports is on its way back. Major container terminals at the Lagos Port Complex, LPC, and the Tin-Can Island Port Complex, TCIPC, both in Apapa, Lagos, are presently filled to the brim. Maritime stakeholders fear that if the trend continues, the congestion will surely flow to the bonded terminals. Obviously, that would affect the operation and movement of vessels. The…

Observed in the Breach

Observed in the Breach.. NAIJA INTEL

Member states of ECOWAS are yet to implement the protocol on free movement of persons and economic integration which they signed more than three decades ago More than three decades after the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, adopted the free movement protocol, member-states are yet to fully implement it.  This has affected effective economic integration among member states and as a result, the movements of goods and services are hindered by counter laws and policies from member- states countries. This has also affected the informal sector in particular with the masses in members worse hit because they are…

‘Why Nigeria may not be hub’ :By Uyoatta Eshiet (THE NATION)

The clamour for Nigeria to be the transshipment and hub centre for maritime trade in West and Central Africa may not materialise, stakeholders have warned. The National President, National Council of Managing Directors of Licensed Customs Agents (NCMDLCA), Lucky Amiwero, said neighbouring West African countries, such as Ghana, Benin Republic, Cote d’Ivoire are also pushing for the completion of their transshipment/hub and transit trade centre in their countries. He warned that the establishment of transshipment centre in any of the regional ports could alter the distribution patterns of carges in the sub-region to the detriment of Nigeria. He told The…