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Minister unveils road map for affordable housing in Nigeria

Minister unveils road map for affordable housing in Nigeria

By Dada Jackson Senior Correspondent, Lagos The housing sector is poised to witness a massive turn around, especially in the area of mass housing, if the words of the minister…

Wine market , lifestyle growing fast in Nigeria – Sobodu

Wine market , lifestyle growing fast in Nigeria – Sobodu

Aderonke Sobodu is the Chief Executive Officer of Spronks Creations Limited, a business concern with interest in the wine and spirit segment, including event management and hospitality business. In this…

Climate adaptation: Groups mobilise Ikota community on food production

By Dada Jackson Senior Correspondent, Lagos The Ikota community in Eti-Osa Local Government Area of Lagos State has started to embrace urban farming by growing their own vegetables in pots…

We are going hard on quacks in the profession – NIPR President

By Olamide Bakare Correspondent, Lagos The President of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) , Mr.Rotimi Oladele has indicated his readiness to go hard on quacks by ensuring stiffer…

‘Tolling Lagos-Ibadan Expressway not ideal’

The planned re-introduction of toll collection on some Federal roads in Nigeria (including the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway): A Critical appraisal By Engineer Afolabi Adedeji M.Sc.(Construction Management); FNSE; FCMI; MNIM PREAMBLE Your…

DMO seeks introduction of tax on luxury items

The Debt Management Office has sought the introduction of special tax on luxury items by the Federal Government to enable the country generate enough revenue. Dr Abraham Nwakwo, Director-General, DMO,…

Nigeria’s new rice policy attracts $1.6b private sector investments

By Chibuzor Emejor Correspondent, Abuja Team Leader, Rice Value Chain of the Agricultural Transformation Agenda (ATA), Dr. Olumuyiwa Osiname, has said the new rice policy  introduced by the present administration…

Amendment of Land Use Act vital to housing delivery – Report

Except necessary actions are taken to carry out relevant amendments in the Land Use Act in order to ease the current difficulties in accessing land, the expectations of housing and…

NSE All-Share Index down 5.55 per cent

The NSE All-Share Index and market capitalization depreciated by 5.55 per cent last week to close on Friday at 38,197.73 and N12.613 trillion respectively. Similarly, all the indices depreciated during…

Ogun warns encroachers to stay off acquired land

The Ogun State Government has warned illegal occupiers of its land across the state to desist from operating business and constructing houses on them without proper approval. Chairman, Board of…

Pally Agro introduces Banga fruit

As part of the strive geared  towards enriching lives of  consumers through the provision of yet another  culinary choice, Pally Agro has announced the  introduction of Banga, a canned fresh…

Global uncertainties dampen Nigeria’s growth projection in election year

Global uncertainties dampen Nigeria’s growth projection in election year

By Kingsley Ighomwenghian Deputy Editor (Just back from Washington DC) When Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, in company of the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and…

Farmers, agro dealers’ candid assessment of GES

Farmers, agro dealers’ candid assessment of GES

By Apata Oyeniran Correspondent, Lagos It was a day of candid assessment of the Growth Enhancement Scheme (GES), as farmers and their respective associations, input suppliers, agro dealers, government officials,…

Stock market aberration

with  Andy Nssien Nigeria is among the top ten performing markets in the world, the Amazon of the country’s capital market, Arunma Oteh, would tell you this any day. Her…

How I made my fortune in Internet business – Kekereogun

How I made my fortune in Internet business – Kekereogun

Muyiwa Kekereogun, chief executive officer of My Global Business Venture, in this encounter with Saturday Independent, speaks on his sojourn into the world of business, his aspirations as well as the…

Sanofi restates commitment to CSR in Africa

Sanofi restates commitment to CSR in Africa

One of the acclaimed leaders in the international health care market, Sanofi, has restated its resolve to sustain the tempo of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives in Nigeria, as…

Profit taking drags NSE Index down two per cent

Profit taking drags NSE Index down two per cent

By Bamidele Ogunwusi / Correspondent, Lagos   Profit takers continued their hold of trading activities on the floor of The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday as both indicators closed in…

NDIC urges Appeal Court to reverse Union Bank’s sale of Fortune Towers

NDIC urges Appeal Court to reverse Union Bank’s sale of Fortune Towers

By Tunde Opeseitan  /  Snr Correspondent, Lagos   The Appeal Court in Lagos has been urged to upturn the sale of Fortune Towers by Union Bank. Fortune Towers, which is…

Tell Nigerians truth about economy, Fashola tells FG

Tell Nigerians truth about economy, Fashola tells FG

By Ekene Okoro  / Snr. Correspondent, Lagos   Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola on Thursday accused the Federal Government  of insincerity over the true state of the nation’s economy, saying…

Zinox to light up Nigeria with iPower Plus, Smart Power Solution

Zinox to light up Nigeria with iPower Plus, Smart Power Solution

By Emmanuel Okwuke  / Senior Correspondent   Zinox Group, a leading Information and Communications Technology (ICT) company in Africa and intelligent solutions provider is set to release iPower Plus into the…

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