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ABP: Central bank disburses N160 billion to 850,000 small farmers in three years

No fewer than 850,000 Small Holder Farmers have benefited from the Central Bank of Nigeria’s N160 billion under its Anchor Borrowers’ Programme in the last three years, CBN governor, Godwin Emefele, says.

FAO: World food prices down 3.7% in July

World food prices fell 3.7 per cent in July from the month before with declines seen across all crop types, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday.

Inflation declines for 12th consecutive month to 15.13%

For the twelfth consecutive month, inflation rate has continued a downward trajectory, recording a slowdown from 15.37 per cent in December 2017 to 15.13 per cent in January 2018, a 0.24 percentage points decrease.

SON destroys fake, expired products worth N4.5m in Ekiti

Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) on Sunday, destroyed N4.5 million worth of fake and expired products in Ekiti for want of quality assurance and other factors.

Buhari’s food self-sufficiency drive is the real independence

President Muhammadu Buhari undertakes the political ritual of Independence Day broadcast to the nation this Sunday morning, in a speech that highlights major strides in the pet themes of the administration: anti corruption, war against terrorism, economic revival and infrastructure development.

Fed govt worries over annual 5,160 deaths by food-borne diseases

The Federal Government has expressed regrets over the death of 5,160 Nigerians yearly from food-borne diseases and urged residents to take food safety serious.

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