Unity Bank Plc, an agriculture-focused bank, has partnered Nigerian rice farmers under the aegis of Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) to unveil a mega rice pyramid at the National Rice Festival held in the Federal Capital Territory on Tuesday.
6 Apr 2021
Farmers and agriculture stakeholders in South-South Nigeria have accused the Federal Government of denying them loans under the Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP).
19 Jun 2020
...Targets N432 billion for 2020 wet season To avert another round of recession in the country, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has unveiled plans for a framework for the integration of non-interest window in all its intervention programmes, particularly the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP) and the Targeted Credit Facility (TCF). The Bank also plans…
20 Dec 2019
Through the implementation of various initiatives under the development finance interventions, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), was able to prop the naira.
13 Nov 2019
Kenyan runner, Abraham Kiptum has been banned for four years over an anti-doping violation, the Athletics Integrity Unit has said. The AIU, which oversees integrity issues in athletics, including doping...
10 Jun 2019
One of the critical sectors of the nation’s economy that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has made appreciable progress is that of agriculture. And there are empirical evidences on ground to attest to this. For instance, the Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has made available N82billion in funding to 350,000…
21 Feb 2018
As part of efforts to improve the operational efficiency of the Anchor Borrower’s Programme (ABP), the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has introduced technology to guide input distribution...
16 Jul 2017
Over N1.03 trillion in foreign exchange is being saved yearly from importation of four commodities— rice, wheat, fish and sugar, since introduction of the Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP) by the Federal Government, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said.
14 Jul 2017
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday said it had allocated N10.45 billion to augment farmer support services and encourage agricultural activities in Borno.