Nigeria Commodity Exchange, Bauchi Government to trade farm yields on exchange – Nairametrics


The Nigeria Commodity Exchange (NCX) and the Bauchi State Government are in talks to begin to dispose of farm yields through the exchange. This was disclosed by Mrs Zaheera Baba-Ari, the Managing Director, Nigeria Commodity Exchange (NCX) on Friday in Abuja, at a one-day capacity building workshop for commodity exchange stakeholders in Bauchi. She said … Read more

Sundry Foods: We’re Contributing to Nigeria’s Economy – Life & Style – THISDAYLIVE


Sundry Foods Group said it has contributed immensely in growing the economy of the country, by creating several outlets of its food services offering leading to job opportunities for Nigerians. Head, marketing, of the Group, Nduka Mokwunye, disclosed this at the official opening of Sundry Foods Stand Alone Pizza Jungle Store in Port Harcourt, Rivers … Read more

Minister says poor funding, policy changes, others responsible for decline in agricultural extension – Nairametrics


Mohammed Mahmood Abubakar, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development has linked the decline in agricultural extension system in the country to low funding, policy changes, reduced manpower and youth’s lack of interest in agricultural entrepreneurship. Dr. Uyobong Uko, the Akwa Ibom State Director, Federal Ministry of Agriculture who represented the minister disclosed this at the … Read more

Imagine Global Holdings: How the largest Ponzi Scheme in over a decade was perpetuated – Nairametrics


Investors looking for high yielding returns are at risk of losing billions of naira in funds invested through a local “holding company” Imagine Global Holdings Company Limited. The company was founded by Mr Bamise Samson Ajetunmobi, an ex-banker who is currently on the run. The company which claims to provide “investment banking, advisory and micro-lending … Read more

FG accuses Sunday Igboho of links with terrorism sponsor – Nairametrics


The Federal Government said that it has established a connection between Yoruba nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, and a firm linked to a terrorism sponsor. The government said that Igboho has links with a Boko Haram sponsor, Surajo Muhammad, who was sentenced to life imprisonment in the United Aram Emirates on … Read more

See full list of 72 legal practitioners elevated to the rank of SAN – Nairametrics


The Legal Practitioner’s Privilege Committee (LPPC) has elevated 72 legal practitioners in Nigeria for conferment of the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) to be sworn in by Justice Tanko Muhammad, the Chief Justice of Nigeria. This was announced in a statement on Thursday by Hajo Sarki Bello, the acting Chief Registrar of the … Read more

French Government to invest $70 million in Nigeria’s renewable energy – Nairametrics

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The French Government, through the French Development Agency/Agence Francaise de Developpement (AFD), has agreed to invest $70 million into renewable energy projects in Nigeria. This was disclosed by Mr Chukwudumije Igwe, Member, Project and Structured Finance, Sub Sahara Africa, Access Bank, at the Sustainable Use of Natural Resources and Energy Finance (SUNREF) Nigeria programme investor conference on Thursday … Read more

Next Ponzi Scheme: EFCC arraigns Mr ‘Crime Alert’ over N35 million fraud – Nairametrics


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, arraigned Olaniyan Gbenga Amos (aka Crime Alert) and his company, Detorrid Heritage Investment Limited over allegedly obtaining money under false pretence to the tune of N35,000,000.00 (Thirty-Five Million Naira). This was disclosed in a statement by the Ibadan Zonal Command of the EFCC on Thursday evening. They stated … Read more

NRC stops operations on Abuja-Kaduna rail line over alleged terrorist attack – Nairametrics


The Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) has announced the immediate suspension of rail service operations on the Abuja-Kaduna route following alleged detonation of explosives on the train track by bandits. The overnight attack which was reported to have occurred between Wednesday night and Thursday morning left passengers traumatised, with witnesses reporting that the attackers also fired … Read more