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Central bank urges cottton farmers to pay up Anchor Borrowers loans

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has urged the leadership of the National Cotton Association of Nigeria (NACOTAN), to prevail on the 30, 000 cotton farmers in Kano state who benefited from the Anchor Borrower programme to ensure prompt payment of the loan facility.

Border closure: Agriculturist urges federal government to establish mega mills to boost rice production

An agriculturist, Alhaji Abba Kale, has called for the establishment of mega rice mills to accelerate production and achieve self-sufficiency in the country.

Dangote Plant chief urges federal government to stop tomato paste import

Alhaji Abdulkarim Kaita, Managing Director of Dangote Tomato Processing Plant in Kadawa, Kano State, has called on the Federal government to stop the importation of tomato paste.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), said more than one million smallholders farmers had access to finance through its Anchor Borrowers Programme.

Central bank targets 70,000 farmers under anchor borrowers programme in Borno

The Central Bank of Nigeria says it has targeted about 70,000 farmers and business under its Anchor Borrower Programme in Borno State for 2019.
Bank of Agriculture - BoA

Anchor Borrowers: BOA’s N84 billion reached 500,000 farmers directly – MD

The Managing Director of Bank of Agriculture (BOA), Malam Kabir Adamu, has said that the Bank disbursed N84 billion to farmers during the Anchor Borrower Program (ABP) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC: North Central losing billions to dearth of development agenda

The All Progressives Congress (APC), North-central, has lamented that the geo-political zone is losing billions of naira to lack of economic development agenda.

Farmers commend President Buhari for central bank supremo’s reappointment

The South, South Animal and Crops Farmers Association of Nigeria, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for re-appointing Mr Godwin Emefiele as governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), for another five years.
Jamiu Abiola

Ex-President Obasanjo benefitted from my father’s death – MKO Abiola’s son

Jamiu Abiola, a son to late MKO Abiola, the acclaimed winner of the 1993 presidential elections, has slammed former President Olusegun Obasanjo for “benefitting on his father’s blood” but neglecting to recognise his contribution to Nigeria’ democracy.
Jamiu Abiola

Jamiu Abiola: Ex-President Obasanjo reaps on my father’s blood

Jamiu Abiola, son of late Chief MKO Abiola, has slammed former President Olusegun Obasanjo for “benefitting on his father’s blood” but neglecting to recognise his contribution to Nigeria’ democracy.

120,000 Kano rice farmers to benefit from Central bank’s anchor borrower programme

No fewer than 120, 000 rice farmers in Kano State would benefit from the Federal Government’s Anchor Borrower programme for this year’s dry season farming.

Agro-input dealer lauds Muhammadu Buhari’s anchor borrower scheme

An agricultural inputs dealer in Borno have commended President Muhammadu Buhari over the successful implementation of the Anchor Borrower programme being implemented by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

Godwin Emefiele: Nigeria has achieved food imports reduction, saved $21 billion in 34 months

The Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele, has said that Nigeria’s monthly food import bill fell from $665.4m in January 2015 to $160.4m as of October 2018.

2019: Edo South farmers promise Patrick Obahiagbon 30,000 votes

In appreciation of the Federal Government’s Anchor Borrower Programme being facilitated by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), farmers in Edo South Senatorial district, have promised to give Patrick Obahiagbon, 30,000 votes in next year’s general election.
Buhari Campaign Organisation BCO

2019: Buhari Campaign Organisation to embark on ward-to-ward mobilisation in Bayelsa

The Buhari Campaign Organisation and Empowerment (BCO) in Bayelsa says plan is underway to embark on ward-to-ward mobilisation for the Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Muhammadu Buhari, ahead of the 2019 general elections.

Nigeria crashes food importation by 60 percent

Nigeria has succeeded in reducing the importation of food items by 60 per cent from 2015 to date, the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, reported.

Lai Mohammed: Opposition lacks moral right to blame Muhammadu Buhari for unemployment

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said on Thursday in London that the opposition lacked the moral right to blame President Muhammadu Buhari–led administration for unemployment in the country.

Federal government picks Kano for massive wheat production

The Federal Government has selected Kano State for the implementation of its pilot programme on massive wheat production under the cluster farming system.

ABP: Abdullahi Ganduje tasks farmers on prompt loan repayment

The Kano State Government has called on the beneficiaries of the Federal Government’s Anchor Borrower programme to settle their outstanding loans.

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