Category: Agriculture

Borno farmers ready for rice Pyramid

Farmers in Borno have announced plans to unveil rice pyramid sequel to the bumper harvest recorded this cropping season. They made the announcement on Monday in Maiduguri, capital of Borno state. The News Agency of …

Nigeria, China bilateral trade hit N4.97trillion

The Consul-General of the People’s Republic of China in Lagos, Mr Chao Xiaoliang, says trade between China and Nigeria in 2017 amounted to about N4.97 trillion (13.78 billion dollars). Chao made the announcement at the …

AfDB launches PYAG, targets 25m jobs for youths

The President, African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has launched the Presidential Youth Advisory Group (PYAG), an initiative that will create 25 million jobs. PYAG, launched on the side-lines of the 6th EU-Africa …

Manufacturers urge banks to give long term loans

Mr Wale Adegbite, Chairman, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), Ogun Chapter, on Saturday urged commercial banks to give long-term loans to manufacturers to grow the nation’s Gross Domestic Product. Speaking at 10th Business Luncheon of …
African Development Bank (AfDB)

AfDB to create 10,000 Agric entrepreneurs

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is to make agriculture a profitable business as well as create 10,000 young agricultural entrepreneurs per country in the next 10 years. Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the continental bank, …