Women farmers in Africa have asked governments across the continent to domesticate the Maputo Declaration and commit at least 10 percent of their annual budgets to agriculture to ensure food security on the continent.
The 2014 Maputo Declaration in the agricultural sector seeks to cut p [...]
Despite the recent growth recorded by the Nigerian economy connoting its exit from recession, projections from the global organisations suggest a rather slow growth towards recovery, given the severity of the economic crises the country have had to content with
For instance the Internat [...]
As recession bites harder, president of National Association of Resident Doctors, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH Chapter, Dr. Afolabi Akinkunmi,has said that prompt measures need to be put in place to curb child and maternal mortality in Nigeria.
Akinkunmi, who is a trained gynaecolog [...]
Delta state government is targeting N70.1 billion in 2017 fiscal year as its internally generated revenue representing 26.90% of the total projected revenue by the state.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa stated this while presenting a budget proposal estimate of N270.1 billion for 2017 fiscal year to the [...]
Rice Processors Association of Nigeria, RIPAN, an association of rice stakeholders have revealed how finished rice is been smuggled with the connivance of authorities of neighbouring African countries and some men of the Nigerian Customs Service manning border posts.
This revelation was [...]
The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has advised Nigerians in The Diaspora to desist from patronizing illegal International Money Transfer Operators, IMTOs, or risk losing their money to them.
The bank, in a statement from its Acting Director, Corporate Communications Department, Mr. Isaac O [...]
A total of $1million has been approved by board of the African Development Bank, AfDB, for immediate interventions for victims of violence in Borno state.
The grant which was approved by the executive directors of the bank as an emergency assistance to support the fight against malnutrition in [...]
Nigeria is said to have lost over $450million in 3,500 cyber-attacks unleashed on the country’s Information Communication Technology, space in recent times.
The Minister of Communications, Mr. Adebayo Shittu, who made the revelation in Abuja, said investigations carried out by the ministr [...]
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