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World Food Day: Delta to export plantain, garri flour to UK – Governor Ifeanyi...

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta says the state government is partnering with farmers in the state to commence export of plantain and garri flour to the United Kingdom.

World Food Day: FCTA urges residents to embrace farming

The Secretary, Agricultural and Rural Development Secretariat in the FCT, Mr Stanley Nzekwe, has urged residents to be actively involved in agriculture activities to ensure food security.

CBN chief Godwin Emefiele wins Forbes 2017 Best of Africa Innovative Banking Award

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, governor, Godwin Emefiele, has emerged the 2017 Forbes magazine Best of Africa Innovative Banking Award.

Nigeria’s power generation capacity above 7,000 MW – VP Yemi Osinbajo

Nigeria has increased its power generation capacity above 7,000 mega watts, although challenges persist with distribution to consumers, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said.

Agriculture: Central bank, stakeholders harp on sustainable development

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and stakeholders in the renewed drive for economic diversification through agriculture have reiterated that agriculture presents the major opportunity of a long-term sustainable development in the country.

Minister Audu Ogbeh hails central bank chief Godwin Emefiele over 41 items policy

The federal government has given the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Mr. Godwin Emefiele, kudos on his 41 items policy, saying that it has both saved the nation’s foreign exchange, made diversification a reality and created jobs for many Nigerians.

200 Farmers get N43bn from central bank’s anchor borrowers loans

Over 200,000 small holding farmers in 29 states of the country, cultivating eight different commodities have gotten N43 billion so far disbursed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) under its Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP) which was launched in November 2015, Governor of CBN, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has disclosed.

12 million rice farmers set for CBN Anchor Borrowers Programme – RIFAN

The National President, Rice Farmers Association (RIFAN), Aminu Goronyo, says more than 12 million rice farmers will participate in this year’s Anchor Borrowers Programme of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

Kebbi farmers protest over high interests on loans

Youth farmers in Kebbi State, on Thursday, staged a peaceful protest across major streets in the state capital, to express their dismay over alleged irregularities and high rate of interests given to them under the Anchor Borrowers programme of Federal Government.

Governor Ayade hails President Buhari’s independence address

Professor Ben Ayade, governor of Cross River State, has expressed delight over President Muhammadu Buhari’s nationwide address to Nigerians to mark the nation’s 57th Independence anniversary.

Buhari announces presidential initiative to create 10,000 jobs in each state

President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed the next steps to reduce the rate of unemployment in the country.

[email protected]: 200,000 farmers benefit from fed govt’s N44bn – Buhari

At least 200,000 farmers from the federation have benefitted from the N43.9 billion Federal Government’s agricultural Anchor Borrowers Programme, President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed.

[email protected]: Call for restructuring hijacked by secessionists -Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said the call for restructuring Nigeria is proper but regretted that it’s been hijacked by secessionists.

National Assembly remains proper forum for restructuring debate – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari this morning reasserted his stance on the restructuring debate that the National Assembly is the proper and legal forum to address ongoing call to restructure the country.

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