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Stakeholders have continued to react to the recent directive given by President Muhammadu Buhari to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to restrict forex on food items being imported into the country.
Rice farmers in Abia have expressed dismay over their inability to access fund under the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP) established by the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN).
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says 11 fertiliser blending plants with a capacity of 2.1 million metric tonnes have been revived across the country.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said more than one million smallholders farmers had access to finance through its Anchor Borrowers Programme.
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.
Some farmers in Gombe have decried the late distribution of subsidised fertilisers and other inputs by the government for the 2019 wet season farming in the state.
Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) retirees have urged CBN governor Godwin Emefiele to implement a March 9, 2017 agreement on review of their pension and medical allowance.
The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele, has said that Nigeria will continue to implement policies that will reduce the importation of goods that can be produced locally.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday, charged President Muhammadu Buhari to probe alleged graft of N14 trillion that reportedly occurred in his administration, before the May 29 handover date, if he has nothing to hide.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has called on women in Bauchi state to apply and access soft loans being given out by the bank to set up business ventures and trades to ensure self sustenance.
The All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) says the reappointment of Mr Godwin Emefiele as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor by President Muhammadu Buhari, was a confirmation that the President is `agriculture friendly’.
The high increase of smuggling of foreign rice into Nigeria’s on daily basis has been described as a serious threat to the Anchor Borrowers Programme of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and local production of rice.
The Federal Government will this week commence the payment of the N10.3 billion debt owed Agro-dealers in the country, Alhaji Kabiru Umar-Fara, National Chairman, Agro Dealers Association, has said.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it has so far cumulatively disbursed N174. 48 billion through 19 financial institutions under its Anchor Borrowers Programme since 2015.
The Edo State Government has said it is investing N5 billion drawn from the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) Anchor Borrowers programme on development of over 10,600 hectares of land, which will guarantee farmers in the state access to funding to boost productivity.
The governor of Gombe State, Inuwa Yahaya, on Mondy paid an unscheduled visit to Kwami Local Government Area secretariat located in Mallam Sidi area of the state.
Uli Hoeness has confirmed he is stepping down as president of Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich and will not stand for re-election in November.
There is no cause for panic at Chelsea just yet, says Ashley Cole, but there are issues for new boss Frank Lampard to address.
Members of the Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) and the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) have commenced a five-day industrial action.
The Children of Africa Leadership and Values Development (CALDEV) Initiative has called for entries on its maiden National Children’s Leadership Ideas Contest (N-CLIC) 2019.
A French waiter has allegedly been shot dead by an irate customer who got frustrated waiting too long for his sandwich.
Police in Enugu State has arraigned the traditional ruler of Obeagu Ugwuaji, Awkunanaw Autonomous Community of the state, Christopher Nyia, for alleged attempted kidnapping among other charges.
Activist lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to direct all authorities to publish names of all detainees in their custody and the locations they were being kept.
Ahead of their crucial Caf Champions League tie away to Ghana's Asante Kotoko in Kumasi next weekend, the management of Kano Pillars have announced the club will be returning to Kaduna to prepare for the game.
The Kaduna State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal will resume sitting on Aug. 19, to begin adoption of written addresses by all parties in the petition instituted by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).