Home Topics Anchor Borrowers’ Programme
Anchor Borrowers’ Programme
Mr Etim Nakanda, the Chairman of All Famers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Cross River Chapter, says farmers in the state have yet to feel the impact of Gov. Ben Ayade’s agricultural revolution programme.
The 36 state governors have dismissed claims that they are against President Muhammadu Buhari’s Executive Order 10 of 2020, which compels state governors to ensure financial autonomy for state legislatures and judiciaries.
The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has commended the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for releasing guidelines for the non-interest version of all its intervention programmes.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday in Abuja said that it would intensify its support to farmers to meet the production of 12.5 million metric tons of maize in the country in the next 18 months.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has unveiled series of guidelines for Non-Interest Financial Institutions under its Agri-Business, Small and Medium Enterprise Investment Scheme (AGSMEIS), Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Fund (MSMEDF), the Accelerated Agricultural Development Scheme (AADS) and seven other intervention schemes in its bouquet.
Alhaji Muhuyi Rimin-Gado, the Chairman, Kano State Public Complaints and Anti- Corruption Commission, has urged the Federal Government to checkmate fraud in rice production policy.
The Federal Government Tuesday, disclosed moves to salvage food production with a new agricultural programme, Agric for Food and Jobs Plan, AFJP, in 12 months that would mitigate effects of novel Coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic, in the sector.
President Muhammadu Buhari has advised Nigerian farmers to increase their food production as Nigeria has ‘no money’ for food importation.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed surprise over the failure of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, to acknowledge the bold efforts APC administration made towards diversifying Nigeria economy.
In its move to ensure the success of federal government’s diversification of Nigeria’s economy from oil to agriculture based, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has in conjunction with the Department of State Services (DSS) initiated a robust anti-smuggling drive.
The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) says it has uncovered an ongoing scheme by corrupt interests to discredit the work of the agency using sponsored thugs and miscreants to stage protests around its offices.
In a bid to make Southwest food basket of the nation, Ogun and Lagos States have partnered to train over 3000 youths on tomatoes, chili pepper, garment value chain, and many others
The Nigerian agricultural sector is set to witness a huge growth, as Heritage Bank Plc the lead settlement bank for Gezawa Commodity Market (GCMX) has collaborated with key stakeholders to revolutionise agricultural value-chain, aimed at providing fully integrated ecosystem for commodity Exchange.
The Director-General of Voice of Nigeria, (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu, has called on Nigerian youths to join the President Muhammadu Buhari’s Agrarian Revolution going on nationwide.
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 mobilised and validated 140,848 tomato farmers for the Anchor Borrowers Programme.
There were fears last August when the Federal Government announced the closure of borders in a bid to stem the influx of light arms, food products, including rice and poultry.
The Lagos State Waterways Authority has impounded engines of six passengers’ boat operators in its renewed efforts to sanitise waterways to prevent boat mishaps.
Katsina State Government has said graduating students would resume on August 10 for the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination which is scheduled to start August 17.
The Nigeria Football Federation and recently relegated German club Paderborn, have sent birthday greetings to Super Eagles left-back Jamilu Collins who turned 26 years on Wednesday.
The officers of the Metropolitan Police have arrested seven suspects in connection with the murder of BBNaija star, Khafi Kareem’s younger brother, Alexander who was shot dead in West London some weeks back.
Egypt on Tuesday called for a suspension of meetings with Ethiopia on Addis Ababa's massive dam construction project on the Nile.
An Egyptian court Wednesday jailed the sixth woman in a week over TikTok videos, deeming the clips in which she dances and lip-syncs to popular songs to be "inciting debauchery", a judicial source said.
The Dutch star finished runner-up in the 2019 Ballon d’Or and would likely have been a factor in 2020 but for the award’s cancellation, having cemented himself as one of the world’s leading defenders since arriving from Southampton.
Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State, has expressed sympathy with the Ohimege Opanda of Dausu, Alh. Usman Abdullahi, over recent attacks on Dausu in Umaisha Development Area of the state by gunmen.
South Africa’s economy could contract 8.2% this year, and grow just 0.6% in 2021, if a second wave of COVID-19 cases hits the country and its main trading partners, the OECD said on Friday.
The Ogun State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has berated Governor Dapo Abiodun for asking each student of private boarding schools to pay N25,000 for COVID-19 and malaria tests.