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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.

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.

Group hails federal government on N150 billion loan to farmers

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has hailed the Federal government for providing the enabling environment for Nigerian farmers to access N150bn loan under the Central Bank’s Anchor Borrowers Programme in the last two years.

Federal government distributes inputs to rice farmers in Oyo

The Federal Government, through the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on Monday distributed farm inputs worth N5 million to 18 rice farmers in Oyo State.

2019: Stop criticising President Buhari on selfish grounds – Governor Lalong tells Plateau people

The Plateau State Governor, Rt. Hon. Simon Bako Lalong, has asked the people of his state to stop criticizing President Muhammadu Buhari on selfish grounds.

400,000 farmers supported, 1.2 million indirect jobs created under CBN ABP

About 400, 000 farmers have so far been supported financially and technically to grow 12 crops under the Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

CBN begins disbursement of N26bn agribusiness fund to MSMEs

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), in collaboration with the Bankers’ Committee on Thursday commenced disbursement of N26 billion Agribusiness Small and Medium Enterprises Investment Scheme (AGSMEIS) fund to the first set of beneficiaries.

EFCC recovers N102m for Bank of Agriculture

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Kaduna zonal office, has recovered N102 million diverted from the Bank of Agriculture (BOA) in Kebbi.

Over 12m farmers gainfully employed – Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Sunday said he stands by his earlier claim that over 12 million farmers in the country are now gainfully employed across the country through the various initiatives embarked upon by the Muhammadu Buhari administration especially in rice production.

Delta fish farmers receive N1.2 billion central bank loan

Fish farmers in Delta State have received N1.2 billion loan under the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Anchor Borrowers Programme, ABP.

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Elections: Rivers APC kicks as INEC chairman claims every judgment has been obeyed

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Elections: Police summon APC Reps member over Kano violence

The police in Kano on Friday ‘invited’ a member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin, over his alleged role in a bloody clash between members of the PDP and APC in Bebeji Local Government Area.

Elections: Liberia’s Ellen Sirleaf urges politicians to maintain peace, adhere to rule of law

Head of the ECOWAS Election Observetion Mission (EOM), former Liberia’s President, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has urged Nigerians, particularly the political class, to sustain the peace that characterised the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections and also conduct themselves according to the laws of the land as they go to the polls Saturday.

Policeman, thugs arrested for branding private vehicles in police colours

An unidentified police inspector was arrested on Thursday at a hotel in Ewet Housing Estate for aiding some people to brand two private vehicles in police colour.