Firm signs MoU with Kaduna govt to boost Maize, Soybeans value chain

July 9, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A firm, Golden Agri Inputs Ltd. subsidiary under the Agro-Allied Division of Flour Mills of Nigeria (FMN) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Kaduna state, with aim to launch a Maize and Soybean Value Chain Development Programme for farmers called YALWA in the state. The “YALWA” program established to aggressively double maize and soybean output in Nigeria through Read More

Convention: Nothing ‘ll stop Yari’s national chairmanship of APC – Group

June 13, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the national convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) a group under the aegis of Progressives for Yari (P4Y) has said that the former governor of Zamfara state and former Chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari will emerge party’s next national chairman. Addressing newsmen Sunday in Abuja, members of the newly-formed Progressives for Yari (P4Y) Read More

Opinion divided over move to scrap NYSC

June 8, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Rep Awaji Inombek Abiante, a member of the House of Representatives recently sponsored a bill proposing that the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) be scrapped. The scheme was established in 1973 after the Nigerian Civil War designed to promote reconstruction, rehabilitation and reconciliation. The scheme was also set up to bridge ethnic and religious divisions in the country and to foster Read More

Pension schemes in Nigeria: Albatross of retirees (1)

April 14, 2021 Prof MK Othman 0

Workers’ retirement is one of the conditions of service in both private-public sectors. Like death, the retirement date must come to pass whether a worker prepares for it or not. Ordinarily, one should be looking forward to it but in Nigeria, the thought of retirement gives workers a horrible sleepless night. This was not the case, some years back. I Read More