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Anchor Borrowers: BOA’s N84 billion reached 500,000 farmers directly – MD

The Managing Director of Bank of Agriculture (BOA), Malam Kabir Adamu, has said that the Bank disbursed N84 billion to farmers during the Anchor Borrower Program (ABP) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

Group promises massive investments in rice, cassava processing

An Agro – food company, Elephant Group Plc, credited with off taking all cassava planted and harvested in Edo State, has pledged to offtake the total production of rice and cassava in Ogun State and also engage about 40,000 farmers within the next three years on the outgrower basis.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

We’ll keep facilitating partnership for joint ventures – Ogun governor

Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun has affirmed his administration’s resolve to facilitate partnerships and ensure that whatever needed to be put in place to make such joint venture viable is done.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

SEC: Report on commodities trading expected to spur capital market, economy

The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, has disclosed that the report of Technical Committee, TC, on commodities trading ecosystem in Nigeria was being implemented and was expected to make the much desired impact on the commodities trading that would stimulate Nigeria’s capital market and economic growth.
Dr Idris Omede, a former president of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), who is seeking the PDP ticket to contest the Nov. 16 Kogi governorship seat, has promised to pay attention to education, if elected.

Former NMA president in race for Kogi governorship seat

Dr Idris Omede, a former president of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), who is seeking the PDP ticket to contest the Nov. 16 Kogi governorship seat, has promised to pay attention to education, if elected.

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.
Bank of Agriculture - BoA

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.
Bank of Agriculture - BoA

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).
Bank of Agriculture - BoA

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).
Bank of Agriculture - BoA

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.
Alliance for New Nigeria - ANN

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

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