Insecurity Issues: Farmer-Herder Conflict

Farmer-Herder conflict in African countries is a recurring issue that claims the lives of many when the clashes occur. “Farmer-herder violence in West and Central Africa has increased over the past 10 years with geographic concentrations in Nigeria, central Mali, and northern Burkina Faso.” – Africa Security Brief, 2021 Nigeria has recorded the highest cases

EU BAN ON COWPEA AND BEANS: THE WAY FORWARD

The European Union placed a ban on the importation of beans and cowpeas from Nigeria in 2013 for a period of one year. This was as a result of the uncontrolled use of pesticides on the crops, as stated in the amended 2015/943 EU regulation. In June 2016, the ban was further extended and it

THE EFFECTS OF CROWDING OUT ON NIGERIA AGROTECH

In recent years, a growing number of agritech companies have begun offering digital solutions to address the challenges faced by smallholder farmers in Nigeria. These solutions aim to improve smallholder farmers’ access to financial services, farm inputs (e.g. as good quality seeds), fertilisers, insecticides and pesticides, and equipment (e.g. tractors), as well as provide other

Cryptocurrency is here to stay!

Major businesses and even governments are adopting alternative applications of the cryptocurrency technology. However, the Central Bank of Nigeria has in recent time barred banks and financial institutions from dealing in or facilitating transactions in cryptocurrencies. Mr. Bolaji Ojediran, a Principal System Analyst at the Lagos State University Directorate of ICT, a Certified Digital Forensics

Porter’s Five Model: An Analytical tool for Small Business

In a challenging or difficult business environment or market, Michael Porter’s 5 model is a popular marketing tool that helps business owners and managers to remain competitive. The Porter’s 5 Model Porter’s 5 Model is a framework for analyzing a business competitive environment. It looks at the attractiveness and potential profitability of a business industry