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By Junior Sabena Mutabazi The African continent has the potential to feed itself and even have surplus food to export to other parts of the world. But instead, the continent imports $35 billion worth of food and agricultural products every...
Nigerians love eating rice at Christmas. But the prices of imported brands of rice have skyrocketed. Although some cheaper brands have recently emerged, scary reports about plastic rice being sold in some markets in parts of the country have...
MOST Nigerians say the only way out of this recession is to increase our non-oil exports. The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) headed by Mr. Segun Awolowo, recently unfolded a Zero Oil Plan which it claimed has the potential...
By Olusegun Oloruntobi As agricultural mechanization gains daily popularity amongst Nigerian farmers and key agricultural stakeholders, what comes readily to mind at the instance of mechanized farming, as some prefer to call it, are tractors, plough, harrow, planters, automated feed...
By Dele Sobowale Banks have refused to lend to agriculture and manufacturing sector, despite the injection of N1 billion into the economy. Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, after the Monetary Committee Meeting in September 2016. NATION, September 21, 2016, p...
Over 20 years ago, a distant cousin graduated from university with a degree in English Language. The unemployment situation in the country then was not as bad as it has degenerated today, but it was still difficult to secure...
By; Lekan Sote Nigerians are complaining about scarcity of food. A cousin called recently to say: “Please, tell (President Muhammadu) Buhari in your column that Nigerians are hungry; the cost of food items is too high. Before his agricultural programme...
By; Simon Kolawole Anytime I hear Nigerian presidents, ministers, governors, economists, analysts and commentators declare that agriculture is the alternative to oil, and that the solution to Nigeria’s economic woes is to return to the farm, I am tempted to...
Nigeria is richly blessed with agricultural resources. Many of these resources are grossly underutilised while many others have not been exploited at all. Nigerians are not fully aware of the potentials of the export sector of the country’s economy...
By James Eze (eziokwubundu@gmail.com) Who would have thought that Anambra State had anything else to offer the word beyond commerce and industry? Who would have thought that Onitsha and its surrounding areas would one day heave a long sigh of...

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