Business

President Tinubu committed to mitigating economic reforms’ impact, asserts Wale Edun at IoD conference

During the Chartered Institute of Directors Nigeria (CIoD) Annual Directors Conference in Abuja, Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Mr. Wale Edun, highlighted President Bola Tinubu’s empathetic stance and dedication to minimizing the hardships arising from economic reforms for Nigerians. Edun assured that these reforms, despite their necessity, would take time before Read More…

Business Corporate Governance

CIoD calls for strong corporate governance to fuel economic diversification

The Chartered Institute of Directors (CIoD) emphasised the pivotal role of good corporate governance in unlocking the potential of sectors like agriculture, solid minerals, and the blue economy to diversify Nigeria’s economic landscape. During a press briefing in Lagos, Alhaji Tijjani Borodo, President of CIoD, highlighted the upcoming 2023 Annual Directors’ Conference (ADC) at Transcorp Read More…

Agriculture Business

Lagos State Government inaugurates agro-processing centres to boost food security

The Lagos State Government has taken a significant step in enhancing food security by inaugurating two agro-processing centres in the Ikorodu area of the state. Ms. Abisola Olusanya, the Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, called for partnership and support from farmers, particularly poultry farmers, to reduce the importation of chickens and other food items. The Read More…

Agriculture Metro

Lagos farmers and stakeholders urged to conserve water resources

In a call for greater environmental responsibility, Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms. Abisola Olusanya, has encouraged those involved in the agricultural value chain, including farmers, food processors, and marketers, to exercise judicious use of water resources. This call to action occurred during a road walk organised by the Lagos State Government as part of Read More…

Agriculture Metro

Lagos APPEALS Project advocates agricultural synergy among financial stakeholders

The Lagos State Coordinating Office for Agro-Processing, Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Support (APPEALS) has appealed for a unified approach among financial institutions, insurance companies, farmers, and off-takers within the state. Addressing a joint gathering of financial institutions, insurance companies, off-takers, stakeholders, and beneficiaries at the Lagos APPEALS Project’s Oko-Oba, Agege office, Mrs. Oluranti Sagoe-Oviebo, the Read More…

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Agriculture Nigeria

Agri-business: FG restates commitment to achieving food security

The Federal Government reiterated its dedication to ensuring food and nutritional security and providing work opportunities for the jobless on Tuesday. This was stated by Mr. Abudullahi Abubakar, Director of the Federal Department of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture, at a two-day workshop on packaging and processing for women and youth in Abuja. Abubakar was represented Read More…

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Agriculture Sports

Senator charges MDAs to promote sports

In order to encourage healthy living among its employees, Sen. Obinna Ogba (PDP-Delta) has on Tuesday recommended government Ministries, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs) to ensure sports development in their organisations. Ogba, the chairman of the Senate Committee on Sports and a member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, expressed sadness that most MDAs in the Read More…

Agriculture Business Metro

Lagos to establish 500-hectare coconut plantation estate

Lagos State Government is planning to establish a 500-hectare coconut plantation estate to boost production. The General Manager, Lagos State Coconut Development Authority, Mr Dapo Olakulehin, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Thursday that the estate would be dedicated to planting, processing and packaging of coconut. Olakulehin said that the agency Read More…