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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A total of 238 students of Covenant University in Ota, Ogun, on Friday graduated with first class honours’ degrees at the institution’s 2017/2018 Convocation.
Commuters traveling through Lafia-Akwanga Federal Highway were on Friday left stranded for over six hours, following the heavy rain that flooded the bridge at Shabu near Lafia.
Also, the minister freely lampooned the Executive Director, Research and Advocacy of the Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED), Mr. Sunday Oduntan, who responded to his orders for the Discos. He specifically called Oduntan an interloper.
The federal government has explained why the former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, will not be released in spite of bail granted.
The Commissioner for Information in Abia, John Okiyi, has said that the government’s plan for Enyimba International FC to return to Enyimba Stadium, Aba, this month was no longer feasible.
The last updated figure of 44 deaths was given by the Governor of the State, Alhaji Aminu Masari.
A man who allegedly worked as Osama bin Laden’s bodyguard has been detained in Tunisia as part of a terrorism probe after his expulsion from Germany, a prosecution spokesman said Saturday.
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, Wednesday said the death of former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Aloysius Iyorgyer Katsina-Alu, has thrown the state into sadness and mourning.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has rescued 50 Nigerian football fans, who were stranded in Moscow, Russia at the on-going 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Nigeria midfielder, Ibrahim Alhassan, says that he is looking forward to having a successful time with his new Portuguese club, CD Nacional.