Category: Agriculture

Bauchi invests N1.38bn in mass transit scheme

Bauchi State government has approved N1.38 billion for the revival of the state’s Mass Transit Company, operators of “Yankari Express” and other agencies. The State Executive Council which made the approval on Wednesday said the …

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 …
President Muhammadu Buhari and President Xi Jinping signed Mambilla hydropower project and ICT agreements

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 …