Only The Blind Can’t See Buhari’s Achievements — Presidency

Abuja – The presidency on Thursday said only the blind can’t see the achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari, claiming that the administration’s diversification programme has improved the economy so much that the non-oil sector contributed 90.36 percent to GDP as against 9.61 percent coming from oil earnings. Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media…

Children’s Day: Senate Tasks FG To Intensify Effort To Release Leah

The Senate, on Thursday, tasked the Federal Government to intensify effort to secure the release of Leah Sharibu, the only Dapchi schoolgirl yet to be released by her abductors. It would be recalled that on Feb. 19, 110 girls were kidnapped by Boko Haram insurgents from Government Girls Science and Technical College (GGSTC), Dapchi, Yobe….

CBN, CIBN Partner To Fight Cybercrime

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) will be joining hands with the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) in the fight against internet fraud and related crimes in the banking industry. Dr. Okwu Joseph Nnanna, the Deputy Governor, Financial System Stability, CBN, stated this in Lagos in his goodwill message at the investiture of…

ADVAN President Appointed Into Executive Council Of WFA

Lagos – Nigeria’s Folake Ani-Mumuney, President of the Advertisers Association of Nigeria (ADVAN), has been appointed into the executive council of the World Federation of Advertiser (WFA). She has also been appointed as the Regional Vice President, Africa, for the global body. Mumuney’s new role was announced at the just conclude Global Marketer Week in Tokyo,…

Hackers Infect Over 500,000 Routers Connected To Internet In 54 Countries

Lagos – The malware, called VPNFilter, has infected more than 500,000 routers in 54 countries, researchers say. More than half a million routers and network devices in 54 countries have been infected with sophisticated malware, researchers from Cisco’s Talos Intelligence Group warn. The malware, which the security researchers are calling VPNFilter, can steal logins and passwords,…

Union Bank Introduces Robotics Into Its Operations

Union Bank has announced the deployment of the innovative Robotic Process Automation (RPA) technology in its operations; a first in the Nigerian banking industry. The new technology was officially launched at an interactive session at the bank’s Stallion Plaza head office in Lagos with technology experts, pressmen, customers and the bank’s management and employees in…

Sufficiency In Fish, Aquaculture Our Ultimate Goal – Lokpobiri

Lagos – The Minister of State, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, has stated that the ultimate goal of the government through the ministry is to attain self-sufficiency in fish and aquaculture farming. He stated this while unveiling two fishing vessels acquired by Atlantic Shrimpers Limited (ASL) one of the leading private…

Dizengoff Takes Pest Control Enlightenment To Farmers

The Manager-Agrochemical, Dizengoff, Stephen Adeniran, has charged farmers across the country of the need to take pest control measures seriously during planting and field preparations. Adeniran, gave the advice to farmers in Lagos while reviewing the company’s progress in the Agric sector in recent times. According to him, going by experiences in recent past, it…

Harnessing Agribusiness, Cattle Ranching Opportunities

Agricultural practices that involve activities with backward and forward linkage related to production, processing, marketing and trade, distribution of raw and processed food, feed, fiber including supply of inputs and services is called Agribusiness. In a developing country like Nigeria, agribusiness system with forward and backward linkages consists of the following four major sectors, such…