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Did you know tomatoes importation will be banned within the year?

Did you know tomatoes importation will be banned within the year?

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has said the Federal Government will provide solar-powered cold rooms in Kano State for the preservation of tomatoes. The minister disclosed this at the First National Tomato Stakeholders Summit in Kano on Thursday‎. The cold rooms, he added, would be installed in about 15 locations… READ MORE

Are we on the verge of another  scarcity?

Are we on the verge of another scarcity?

Should the Federal Government fail to settle outstanding debts totalling N800 billion, there may be a fuel scarcity during the festive season as oil marketers have unanimously issued a seven-day ultimatum to the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. The oil marketers, comprising Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association (DPPMA) and… READ MORE

Konga and Nigeria’s e-commerce industry – Challenges of doing Business

Konga and Nigeria’s e-commerce industry – Challenges of doing Business

In my column of last month, I wrote about Nigeria’s retail industry and its potential to become the country’s next big industry. I also touched briefly on the gains made by the domestic e-commerce sector. Unfortunately, soon after the column was published, one of Nigeria’s top e-commerce companies, Konga, was acquired by Zinox Technologies Limited,… READ MORE

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