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Delta Assembly approves N1.5 billion loan for agricultural development scheme

The Delta House of Assembly on Wednesday approved taking of N1.5 billion Central Bank of Nigeria loan for the Accelerated Agriculture Development Scheme in the state.

BOA disburses N262bn to 140,000 farmers in 3 years

Alhaji Kabir Adamu, Managing Director, Bank of Agriculture (BOA), says the bank has disbursed N262 billion to 140,000 farmers through Anchor Borrower Scheme in three years.

Bank of Agriculture disburses N262bn to farmers

Alhaji Kabir Adamu, Managing Director, Bank of Agriculture (BOA), says the bank has disbursed N262 billion to 140,000 farmers through Anchor Borrower Scheme in three years.

Central bank to hold tweet meet on economic growth in Nigeria

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, is set to hold a tweet meet, a social media round table, with stakeholders and all Nigerians, to discuss the efforts and gains made so far by the apex bank in booting Nigeria’s economy.

Jigawa to engage 10,000 youths on rice production

Jigawa Government said about 10,000 youths in the state would be engaged in the cultivation of rice during the 2018 farming season.

2018: Kwara govt to engage 10,000 youth farmers

The Kwara State Government, on Sunday, said it has commenced plans to engage 10,000 youth farmers under the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) newly-introduced Accelerated Agricultural Development Scheme (AADS).

Governor Ajimobi seeks central bank support for Oyo agric development

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has sought the support of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for the agricultural development of the state, particularly in cassava and maize production.

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.

President Buhari’s 360,000 jobs for youths ready soon – Godwin Emefiele

Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, has explained how President Muhammadu Buhari’s promise to provide 360,000 jobs for youths nationwide, will be actualised.

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