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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The anti-graft agency, EFCC, has released the statement below clarifying a statement attributed to its chairman, Ibrahim Magu.
The African Finance Development Bank (AFDB), is putting machinery in place to site the largest Agro-Processing Zone in Ogun State.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said more than one million smallholders farmers had access to finance through its Anchor Borrowers Programme.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has directed the Distribution Companies (DisCos) to ensure that electricity consumers are metered by April 30.
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.
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.
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.
The newly appointed Assistant coach of the Super Eagles, Joseph Yobo has commended the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, for developing a plan for the discovery of new talents through Unity Cup competition.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has criticised the Europa League ball and says it exacerbated the already testing conditions as Manchester United laboured to a 1-1 draw against Club Brugge.
A pastor, who is to perform a deliverance on a family in Anambra State, died in his sleep hours before the exercise.
God is not done with Nigeria despite the numerous challenges facing the nation, General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, (RCCG) Pastor Enoch Adeboye.
The Ogun State Police Command has recommended that the operative of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad allegedly involved in the killing of the Assistant Captain of Remo Stars Football Club, Tiamiyu Kazeem, be dismissed.