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The President, African Development Bank, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, says billionaire businessman, Aliko Dangote, may become the largest exporter of rice in the world by 2021. Speaking at the Mo Ibrahim Forum in Morocco over the weekend, Adesina said Africa must focus on agriculture to drive growth and create jobs on the continent. He said, “I […]

The Chairman, Presidential Committee on Fertiliser Initiative, Muhammed Badaru ‎Abubakar, has disclosed plans by the Federal Government to commence gas export to Morocco. He made this known on Tuesday when the President of Fertiliser Producer and Suppliers Association of Nigeria (FEPSAN), Thomas Etuh, paid him a courtesy visit, during the Presidential Fertiliser Initiative tour in […]

LAGOS, March 4 (Reuters) – Nigeria’s trade balance turned positive in the fourth quarter of 2016 after exports rose by more than half, the national bureau of statistics said on Saturday, the first positive reading since the same quarter a year ago. But Africa’s largest economy shrank 1.5 percent over the course of the full […]

By Chijioke Ohuocha LAGOS Dec 1 (Reuters) – Nigerian exports climbed 29 percent in the third quarter, official figures showed on Thursday, lifted by crude sales to India and the U.S. that helped cut a widening trade deficit in Africa’s largest economy. The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said the trade deficit narrowed to minus […]

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Before the end of 2017, Nigeria will begin to export rice to other countries, the Central Bank of Nigeria has said. The Acting Director, Corporate Communication, CBN, Mr. Isaac Okoroafor, said this on Tuesday during a sensitisation/awareness programme for farmers in Bayelsa State on the apex bank’s Anchor Borrowers’ Programme. Okoroafor, who said the CBN’s […]

Nigeria’s agro product exporters could see their goods banned from Europe over the Federal Government’s reluctance to sign the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) trade deal proposed by the European Union. The country’s reluctance could lead to termination of the temporary free trade access being enjoyed by agro product exporters. “The EU is no more comfortable […]

Chinedu Eze Nigeria can generate over $3billion annually in the next two years from perishable farm produce export to Europe and other destinations with good freight system, recommended farm input and packaging. The Managing Director/ CEO of ABX World Nigeria Limited, Captain John Okakpu, whose company is into export of vegetables and other farm produce […]