Monday, 6th December 2021
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4 Jan 2020
Director-General of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), Mr. Muda Yusuf, spoke to DEBO OLADIMEJI on the new visa-on-arrival policy for Africans recently announced by the federal government
4 Jan 2020
The New Year 2020 comes with fresh hopes, but regional traders across the West African corridor are looking at chances of having a renewed border policy
28 Dec 2019
The year has been difficult for many Nigerians with regards to food items, as prices have skyrocketed beyond the reach of many, worsening with the border closure...
25 Dec 2019
While some gains may have been recorded with the closure of the land borders since August this year, members of the Organised Private Sector (OPS) have stated that key fundamental governance shortcomings...
23 Dec 2019
If President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 economic decisions were anything to go by, 2020 could be a wild ride with the government moving all the pieces on whims rather than fact. The economy experienced slow growth in 2019, an election year where the incumbent retained power and foreign capital flight continued due to the uncertainties of…
23 Dec 2019
Sen. Abdullahi Adamu has asked the Federal Government to ignore concerns in some quarters that the border closure was impacting negatively on the economy.
22 Dec 2019
Since the closure of the land borders in August, attention has shifted to the consumption of locally produced rice, to fill the huge gap created by the absence of foreign brands.
Atiku Bagudu
17 Dec 2019
Irked by the persistent cases of banditry, abductions and sundry criminal activities, the Kebbi State Government recently rolled out a number of programmes to show its commitment...
16 Dec 2019
A Lagos-based rice farmer, Mrs Bosun Solarin, has commended the Federal Government for closing land borders and ensuring a window for local farmers to work hard to meet increasing rice demand in the country.
14 Dec 2019
Eleven days to this year’s Christmas when Christians all over the world will mark the birth of Jesus Christ, it is different strokes for different segments
9 Dec 2019
The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) has urged Federal Government to sustain its current border closure, saying it would help boost the economy.
5 Dec 2019
Lagos Lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has declared that the Federal Government was misled into believing that only border closure could guarantee food security and economic development of the country.


3 hours ago
Uber and Bolt drivers have called on ride hailing companies operating in Nigeria to conduct proper profiling of riders in order to stop frequent killing of innocent drivers by criminally minded users.
5 hours ago
Suspected pirates have abducted an operative of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) and four contract staff working at the Conoil field in Koluama 1 in Bayelsa.
5 hours ago
NAIROBI, Kenya, 6 December 2021- /African Media Agency (AMA) /- The Kerry Group has expanded its footprint in Africa following its acquisition of Rwanda-based Afribon. This transaction further enhances Kerry’s focus as a leading business to business ingredient solutions provider for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical markets.  Launched in 2012, Afribon is specialised in the…
5 hours ago
President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Auditors-General across the country to introduce strategies that will help stamp out corruption from the system.
6 hours ago
The Borno Police Command on Monday said it arrested five suspected rapists and a woman in possession of 90 rounds of ammunition.