Nigerian Young Farmers Network (NYFN) has urged the government at all levels to support youth in businesses to grow the economy following the recent border closure. Mr Promise Amahah, the national coordinator made the appeal in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Monday.
According to a Twitter poll crafted by former U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, bitcoin and gold are the top choices, with the leading cryptocurrency having overtaken the precious metal as the investment of choice with more than 55% of the vote. Gold, which earlier in the day was leading, puts up a good showing at 37%. The rest of the votes were spread across the 10-year U.S. Treasury bond, which is yielding less than 2%, and Federal Reserve notes at 6% and 2%, respectively.
The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, says if border closure is sustained for the next two years, issue of insurgency, banditry and kidnapping will be totally eradicated. CBN Gov. Emefiele reveals this at the first Convocation Lecture of Edo University, Iyamho, Auchi on Friday.
According to Canalys, Samsung topped the rankings and shipped 78.9 million devices, up 11%, as its strategy to sacrifice operating profit in pursuit of market share gained traction. Huawei bounced back from a weak Q2 and was second with 66.8 million units, up 29%, as pent-up channel demand caused a surge in volume of shipments. Apple, in third place, shipped 43.5 million units, a decline of 7%, caused mainly by weak performance of iPhone XR, XS and XS Max in the lead up to its September launch event. However, this number was higher than it could have been, as Apple launched three iPhones in September for the first time ever. Xiaomi and Oppo completed the top five vendors, shipping 32.5 million and 32.0 million units respectively.
The Chairman of Dangote Cement Plc, Aliko Dangote, has said that he will continue to help in alleviating poverty and spread wealth through his investments. The richest man in Africa spoke in response to the commendation by winners in the ongoing extended Dangote Cement bag of Goodies National Consumer Promotion in Akure, Ondo State and Asaba, Delta State.