The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved the procurement of 152- million-dollar loan (about N35.9 billion) and 385,000-dollar grant (about N64.5 million) for agricultural development.

Gov. Aliyu Wamakko of Sokoto State on Tuesday said Nigeria should not be importing rice from any country as the nation was blessed with abundant fertile land to grow the crop.

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Tuesday said that 15 ships laden with containers, are expected to berth in Lagos between April 22 and 30.

Some traders in Lagos on Monday appealed to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to ease their transactions with customers by injecting adequate lower denomination Naira Notes into the system.

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved US$150 million to finance 19 university-based Centres of Excellence in seven countries in West and Central Africa, 10 of which are Nigerian universities.

A Lagos-based financial and business exhibition company, Montgomery West Africa, has said that a summit to empower and connect financial leaders across West Africa would hold in June.

Mrs Losi Juma, a director in the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has called for financial support for women to enthrone gender equality.

The Cooperative Multipurpose and Credit Society Limited (CMCSL) of the Nigerian Port Authority (NPA) has launched a compensation scheme.

International forex broker Forex Time (FXTM) is hosting a professional Empowerment Conference and workshop at the Lamonde Hotel in Jos from 22-25 April to help support traders in knowing how to make informed and strategic trading decisions