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Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Governor Ganduje: Rice production hits all time high in Kano

Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has disclosed that his administration boosts local rice production to 3 million tonnes a year to meet the people’s demands on rice consumption.

Anchor Borrowers: 70,000 real farmers benefits in Kebbi – RIFAN

The Kebbi State Rice Farmer Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) has refuted claims by the People’s Redemption Party (PRP) that N17 billion in Anchor Borrowers Programme funds by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) were squandered by the state government.

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.

Central bank commences intervention to resuscitate cassava production

CBN Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, announced the measures in Abuja while speaking at a meeting with State Governors of Cassava Producing States and the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between Cassava Growers Association and Large Scale Cassava Processors.

Eid-el-Maulud: Emir of Daura urges faithful to imbibe qualities of Prophet Muhammad

The Emir of Daura, Farouk Umar, has enjoined Muslim faithful in the country to imbibe the qualities of Prophet of Islam Muhammad (PBUH) and his companions.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency will monitor campaign funds donated to political parties for the 2019 elections as well as donors’ identities.

EFCC: Ibrahim Magu did not allege corruption in NSIP

The anti-graft agency, EFCC, has released the statement below clarifying a statement attributed to its chairman, Ibrahim Magu.
The State Governor Prince Dapo Abiodun gave the hint while flagging off the State Anchor Borrowers’ Scheme at the June 12 Cultural Centre, Kuto, Abeokuta, said the development was as a result of several engagements by the State Government with officials of the Bank who had been in his office twice in the last two months and a half.

AfDB to establish largest agro-processing zone in Ogun

The African Finance Development Bank (AFDB), is putting machinery in place to site the largest Agro-Processing Zone in Ogun State.

Farmers call for review of anchor borrowers loans

Farmers in Borno are calling for a review of the Federal Government’s Anchor Borrowers’ agricultural loan programme to ensure that its goal to encourage domestic food production is fulfilled.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), said more than one million smallholders farmers had access to finance through its Anchor Borrowers Programme.

Central bank: One million farmers benefit from anchor borrowers scheme

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said more than one million smallholders farmers had access to finance through its Anchor Borrowers Programme.

Central bank urges anchor borrowers’ beneficiaries in Cross River to pay back

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has called on beneficiaries of anchor borrowers’ programme for rice production in Cross River, to pay back their loans to enable other rice farmers in the state to benefit from the programme.
NSCDC

NSCDC arrest two for allegedly defrauding farmers

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Jigawa Command, has arrested two suspected fraudsters who allegedly defrauded unsuspecting farmers.

Central bank to establish national micro-finance bank

A national micro-finance bank is to be established to promote access to credit finance for small, medium enterprises (SMEs) and other unbanked groups in the country, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said on Thursday.
Nuhu Ribadu, pioneer chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has handed over his campaign offices and buses to the reelection bid of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Nuhu Ribadu donates offices, campaign buses to Muhammadu Buhari’s reelection

Nuhu Ribadu, pioneer chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has handed over his campaign offices and buses to the reelection bid of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Udoma Udo Udoma, minister of budget and national planning

Minister: President Buhari’s government has taken ten million Nigerians out of poverty

Nigeria's minister of budget and national planning Senator Udoma Udo Udoma said the country’s government under president Muhammadu Buhari has moved over ten million Nigerians out of poverty.

Osita Okechukwu: Senator Ekweremadu’s only achievement in Senate in fighting President Buhari

Mr. Osita Okechukwu, the Director General of Voice of Nigeria (VON) and chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), at the weekend lashed out at Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, for using the last three years to fight Buhari, instead of attracting goodies to Enugu West senatorial district.

2019: Borno Youth Coalition endorse Senator Ndume’s re-election bid

Over 29 Borno Youth coalition comprising 19 youth forum and 10 Borno tertiary institutions students forum have endorsed senator Mohammed Ali Ndume’s re-election bid in the upcoming 2019 election for southern Borno senatorial district on the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC).

NECAS, CBN commence distribution of farming inputs to farmers in Northeast

The North East Commodity Association (NECAS) in collaboration with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) have commenced the distribution of farming inputs for the 2018 wet season to 27,000 farmers in the region.

Ijaw youths urge Niger Delta to key into federal govt’s anchor borrowers’ programme

The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) worldwide, yesterday called on the people of the Niger Delta to take advantage of the Federal Government’s Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP) for small scale farmers in Nigeria or lose out on its many benefits.

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The former spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, will appeal his conviction and sentencing handed by the Federal High Court in Abuja Tuesday, his lawyer said.

Jailed former PDP spokesperson Olisa Metuh’s lawyer vows to appeal judgement

The former spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, will appeal his conviction and sentencing handed by the Federal High Court in Abuja Tuesday, his lawyer said.

NERC orders metering of electricity consumers by April 30

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has directed the Distribution Companies (DisCos) to ensure that electricity consumers are metered by April 30.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Three teachers arrested for defiling teenage students in Ekiti

The campaign against sexual harassment and abuse in Ekiti has claimed its first casualties as three teachers of two secondary schools were arrested by the officers of the Ekiti State Police Command on Tuesday.
Nigerian table tennis player, Cecilia Edem Effiong.

Minister hails taekwondo, table tennis qualifiers

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has applauded Elizabeth Anyanacho, who is the first Nigerian female to qualify for Taekwondo in 16 years and second female ever Taekwondo Olympian for the country as well as table tennis player, Cicilia Edem Effiong.

Hisbah apprehend woman for marring two husbands in Kano

A 37 years old woman identified as Hauwa Ali has been apprehended by the Hisbah Corps (Shariah police) for marrying to two husbands in Kumbotso local government area of Kano State.