Chams Plc chair calls for development of smart cities across Nigeria

(l-r) Engineer Leye Kupoluyi, Chairman, Trade Promotion Board, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI); Dr Michael Olawale -Cole, President LCCI; Sir Demola Aladekomo, Founder, Chams Plc & Executive Chairman SmartCity Plc; and Gabriel Idahosa, Deputy President LCCI   By Rukayat Moisemhe   Lagos: Sir Demola Aladekomo, Founder, Chams Plc and Executive Chairman of SmartCity,

Late procurement of fertiliser may hamper cultivation —Consultant

By Nicholas Dechi   Makurdi: Mr Jubli Makka, a Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP) Consultant on Financial Inclusion, says late procurement and supply of fertiliser to farmers may hamper agricultural activities.   Makka said this on Wednesday at a two-day workshop on Technical Assistance Support to VCDP Financial Suppliers organised by the International Fund for

Food security: NDE launches sustainable agric development training scheme in Ebonyi

By Christian Ogbonna Abakaliki: The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has launched a Post-Sustainable Agricultural Development Training Scheme (Post-SADTS) for 50 women and youths in Ebonyi. Mallam Abubakar Nuhu-Fikpo, NDE Director-General, said the training being initiated by its Rural Employment Promotion Department (REP) aimed at job creations and improving food production. Nuhu-Fikpo, represented by the

Dabiri-Erewa lauds Fayemi for approval of Diaspora livestock farm

By Maureen Okon   Abuja: The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission’s (NiDCOM) Chairman, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa has lauded Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti for approving 250-hectares of land in Irele for Diaspora livestock farming.   The Chairman in a statement issued by Abdur-Rahman Balogun, Head of Media, Public Relations and Protocols Unit NiDCOM, described Fayemi’s decision