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BoA: Federal government to set up 10 new rice mills across Nigeria

The Managing Director of Bank of Agriculture (BOA), Alhaji Kabiru Adamu, has revealed that the Federal Government of Nigeria has approved the setting up of 10 new rice mills across the federation as one of its strategy in improving agriculture through the value chain.

Abuja chamber wants federal government to adopt global best practice to support SMEs

The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) has called on the Federal Government to adopt the global best practice of funding Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).
President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

President Buhari: University degrees no longer meal ticket

President Muhammadu Buhari has reminded Nigerian graduates that earning a university degree is no longer a meal ticket.
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Federal government to divest 60% stake in Bank of Agriculture

In the bid to restructure the Bank of Agriculture (BOA) for efficiency, the Federal Government has moved to divest 60 per cent of its stakes in the bank.

House of Reps to investigate fish importation licences

The House of Representatives is to investigate all licenses granted for fish importation within the last one year, it emerged on Tuesday.
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Minister: Federal government to finalise Bank of Agric recapitalisation in 90 days

The Federal Government says it will finalise the recapitalisation of the Bank of Agriculture (BoA) in 90 days, in collaboration with the Bureau of Public Enterprise.

Central bank commends Northeast farmers for paying loans

The Director of Development Finance of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Mudashiru Olaitan, has commended farmers in the north-east for paying the loan granted to them by the bank under its Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP).
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Official: Bank of Agriculture prosecutes debtors to recover N60 billion debt

The Bank of Agriculture (BOA) has commenced legal action against bad debtors, while trailing those that intentionally diverted loans to other uses, as part of efforts to recover N60 billion debt.

CBN pledges to increase funding of anchor borrowers programme

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has pledged to increase the funding of the Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP) due to the success of the programme in the North-east.

Farmers in Northeast to repay N1.5 billion loan to central bank

Gombe Commodity and Exchange Depot will on Tuesday in Gombe present a cheque of N1.5 billion as part of the farmers repayment loan to the CBN Anchor Borrowers’ Programme.

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).
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Farmers urge federal government to recapitalise Bank of Agriculture

Mohammed Magaji, the National Publicity Secretary, All Farmers Association of Nigeria, has called on the Federal Government to recapitalise the Bank of Agriculture for effective farming activities in the country.
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2019: ANN candidate promises to create jobs for youths in Enugu

Enugu South ANN candidate Nonso Nnamani promises to create jobs for unemployed youths in his constituency if elected
President Buhari presides over National Food Council Meeting in State House on 16th Nov 2018-4

Nigeria faults US report on rice importation

The Kebbi State Governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, has faulted a report by the United States Department for Agriculture which suggests that the nation had imported rice to the tune of about three million tonnes, saying it was inconsistent with available facts.
President Buhari presides over National Food Council Meeting in State House on 16th Nov 2018-4

Federal government approves N60 billion for rice subsidy programme

The Federal Government has approved N60 billion in support of its rice subsidy programme aimed at bringing down the price of the commodity across the country.

Audu Ogbeh laments high interest rate for former

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, wednesday expressed disappointment over what he described as high interest rate on loan facilities for farmers in the country.
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Self sufficiency: Don’t expect support from food exporting countries – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has warned Nigerians not expect support from any food exporting country for Nigeria’s ongoing policy to ensure self sufficiency in food production.

Lai Mohammed tasks National Assembly on expeditious passage of privatisation reform bills

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Monday urged the National Assembly to expeditiously pass eight privatisation sector reform Bills pending before it.

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