Lagos to launch agricultural mechanization program –

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu said the state government will soon launch a mechanization program, labeled the “Eko Agro Mechanization Program” with the purchase of 14 new tractors and ‘ancillary equipment for state farmers. Sanwo-Olu, who said this over the weekend at the grand finale of this year’s World Food …

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Rising prices help boost U.S. retail sales in September

Retail sales rise 0.7% in September Rising prices helped boost revenue Core retail sales increase 0.8%; August revised up slightly WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 (Reuters) – Retail sales in the United States unexpectedly rose in September, boosted in part by increased revenue at car dealerships due to rising motor vehicle prices, …

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