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The Nigerian agricultural sector contributes significantly to the country’s GDP. In the first quarter of 2021, the sector has contributed 22.35 percent of the total GDP, an increase by almost one percentage point compared to the same period of 2020. Agriculture is a major economic activity for Nigeria and Nigerians. Despite the country’s huge dependence…

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The Nigerian agricultural sector contributes significantly to the country's GDP. In the first quarter of 2021, the sector has contributed 22.35 percent of the total GDP, an increase by almost one percentage point compared to the same period of 2020.

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Saturday announced the removal of the travel restrictions placed on trips from Nigeria to Dubai. The UAE said it had introduced new COVID-19 protocols, bringing an end to the disagreement between the two countries regarding COVID-19 tests. The UAE had insisted that travelers from Nigeria must undergo several other… Emirates Flights, Emirates Airline, Fuel Prices, Latest Business News, Boeing 777, Civil Aviation, Previous Year, Dubai

UAE Lifts Nigeria to Dubai Travel Restrictions

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Saturday announced the removal of the travel restrictions placed on trips from Nigeria to Dubai.

The African Development Bank (AfDB), says it has approved 15 million dollars for equity investment in Verod Capital Growth Fund III Business News, Business Women, African Development Bank, Comparative Advantage, Sovereign Wealth Fund, Steven Mnuchin, Crude Oil, African Countries, Financial Institutions

Unavailable COVID-19 Vaccines Poses Risk To African Economy – AfDB

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has warned that the Nigerian economy and those of other African countries will continue to remain in jeopardy if the availability of COVID-19 vaccines is not addressed.

BUA Cement has, in a statement, said that it had not increased the price of its cement and that it had no plan of doing so in the “foreseeable future”. The statement was in response to requests from the company’s customers and distributors to clarify if there had been a price increase like its competitor… History Of Nigeria, Bag Of Cement, Bond Issue, Nigerian Government, Corporate Bonds, Latest Business News, Portland Cement, Stock Broker, National Security Advisor

BUA Cement Has No Plans To Increase Cement Price In 'Foreseeable' Future

BUA Cement has, in a statement, said that it had not increased the price of its cement and that it had no plan of doing so in the...

President Muhammadu Buhari said that the events in Mali reiterate the need to revisit the importance of the protection of the people’s right to choose freely the form of government they want. He said this at the 59th Ordinary Session of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of ECOWAS in Accra, Ghana. The… Insecure, Presidents, Community, Sayings, News Hour, Retirement Age, Teacher Retirement, April 10, November

Buhari Calls For Protection Of Citizens' Right To Choose Their Prefered Form Of Govt

President Muhammadu Buhari said that the events in Mali reiterate the need to revisit the importance of the protection of the people's...

The fire that trailed the leakage from a moving cooking gas truck in Lagos on Thursday came from the kitchen of the restaurant. The restaurant is located at the Ogun State Property Investment Corporation (OPIC) Plaza where other offices were equally burnt. Director-General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, made…

LASEMA Reveals Cause Of Ikeja Explosion

The fire that trailed the leakage from a moving cooking gas truck in Lagos on Thursday came from the kitchen of the restaurant.

The World Health Organization (WHO) has on Saturday officially announced an end to Guinea’s second Ebola outbreak which was declared on February 14, 2021. “I have the honour of declaring the end of Ebola” in Guinea, WHO official Alfred Ki-Zerbo said at a ceremony in the southeastern Nzerekore region where the disease surfaced at the… Latest Business News, African Nations, Vector Photo, Vector Free, Death, Animal, Countries, Boss, Sunday

WHO Declares Guinea Ebola Free

The World Health Organization (WHO) has on Saturday officially announced an end to Guinea’s second Ebola outbreak which was declared on February 14, 2021.

United Nations (UN) has reappointed Amina Mohammed as the Deputy Secretary-General. Shortly after the UN General Assembly re-appointed António Guterres for a second term, he asked Mohammed to serve as Deputy Secretary-General for a second term, Guterres’ second term is expected to start on January 1, 2022, and will run for a period of five…

UN Reappoints Amina Mohammed As Deputy Secretary-General

United Nations (UN) has reappointed Amina Mohammed as the Deputy Secretary-General.

The Kebbi State Government revealed that some of the students and teachers kidnapped from the Federal Government College in Birnin-Yauri have been rescued. Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, the Governor of Kebbi State disclosed this in a communique late on Friday. He assured the people that all those abducted will be returned safely. According to Governor Bagudu,…

Insecurity: 'Some Students, Teachers Have Been Rescued' - Kebbi Governor

The Kebbi State Government revealed that some of the students and teachers kidnapped from the Federal Government College in Birnin-Yauri have been rescued.

A coalition of 11 civil society organizations (CSOs) has petitioned the senate asking the red chamber to reject presidential aide, Lauretta Onochie’s nomination, as commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The petitioners in their letter to the Senate President accuse the presidential aide of having questionable integrity and deficient in neutrality to be… University Of Greenwich, Law Abiding Citizen, Civil Society, Biography, Presidents, Kicks, Medical, Social Media, Lettering

CSOs Petition Senate To Reject Lauretta Onochie's Nomination As INEC Commissioner

A coalition of 11 civil society organizations (CSOs) has petitioned the senate asking the red chamber to reject presidential aide, Lauretta Onochie's nomination, as commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

BizWatch Nigeria, Nigeria’s foremost portal for news and business intelligence, is set to host over 200 business leaders, chief executives, IT managers, tech experts and thought leaders to the second edition of its webinar series. The event, which is scheduled for Wednesday, June 30, 2021, seeks to explore valuable insights on the challenges facing the…

BizWatch Nigeria Set To Host Webinar On June 30

BizWatch Nigeria, Nigeria’s foremost portal for news and business intelligence, is set to host over 200 business leaders, chief executives, IT managers, tech experts and thought leaders to the second edition of its webinar series.

The Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, revealed on Friday at a symposium that the National Assembly is preparing a bill to reserve 30 percent of its seats for youths. He made the disclosure at the celebration of the 46th birthday of the Governor of Kogi StateYahaya Bello. Omo-Agege further stated that the proposed legislation will… Another Shooting, Rules Of Engagement, Twist Of Fate, Latest Business News, Constitution, Squad, Presidents, Two By Two, Cases

N'Assembly Working On Bill To Give 30 Percent Seats To Youths, Says Omo-Agege

The Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, revealed on Friday at a symposium that the National Assembly is preparing a bill to reserve 30 percent of its seats for youths.

Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) has predicted that the Nigerian economy would contract by per cent in 2020 if the average Per Capita Income, Technology Transfer, Gross Domestic Product, Unemployment Rate, Chief Executive, Financial Institutions, Business News, Uk President, Budgeting

Nigeria's Economic Growth Not Sustainable Without Jobs – NESG

The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) said on Friday that the economic growth recorded in Nigeria is not sustainable because unemployment is on the rise.

President Muhammadu Buhari has advised the management of MTN Group to improve the quality of its network and reduce the price of data for Nigerians. The president made the call in Abuja when he received members of the board of MTN Group, led by its President and Chief Executive Officer, Ralph Mupita, at the State… Nigerian Civil War, Lead By Example, Mr President, Remembrance Day, State Government, Secondary School, The Agency, Armed Forces, Federal

Improve Quality of Service, Reduce Data Price, Buhari Tells MTN

President Muhammadu Buhari has advised the management of MTN Group to improve the quality of its network and reduce the price of data for Nigerians.

An agreement has been reached between the Akwa Ibom state government and organised labour on payment of minimum wage. This was revealed Telephone Interview, Collective Bargaining, Latest Business News, Minimum Wage, Economic Development, State Government, Denial, Human Rights, Budgeting

Akwa Ibom's Erosion Control Exercise Gulps N10bn

The Akwa Ibom Government has spent N10 billion on erosion control projects in the state in the last nine months, the Commissioner for...

Accused of alleged destruction of the properties of northerners trading in the southeastern part of the country, leader of the separatist group Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has a bounty of N100 million placed on him by the consolidation of northern movements, Northern Consensus Movement (NCM). The President of the movement, Auwal Abdullahi,…

Consortium Of Northern Groups Place N100m Bounty On IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu

Accused of alleged destruction of the properties of northerners trading in the southeastern part of...IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, by the group of...