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19 Jan 2021
The Minister of State for Agriculture, Mustapha Shehuri, has said 27,000 youths are engaged in Special Public Works (SPW) of the National Directorate of Employment in Borno.
16 Jul 2020
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has unveiled guidelines for non-interest Financial Institutions under its Agri-Business, Small and Medium Enterprise Investment Scheme...
6 Oct 2019
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the nation’s banking industry, under the aegis of Bankers Committee, yesterday, formerly declared their commitment to reviving the moribund...
22 Sep 2019
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it has targeted about 70, 000 farmers and business under its Anchor Borrower Programme (ABP) in Borno for 2019.
16 Apr 2018
The much-talked about N26 billion Agribusiness/Small and Medium Enterprises Investment Scheme (AGSMEIS), packaged by the apex bank and commercial banks has commenced disbursements to the micro, small and medium entrepreneurs. The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, who flagged off the disbursement of funds to the first set of beneficiaries, last…
13 Apr 2018
No fewer than 300 farmers and micro, small and medium enterprises entrepreneurs would benefit from the Bankers Committee’s N26 billion Agribusiness, Small and Medium Enterprises Investment Scheme (AGSMEIS) fund. The fund was pooled from five per cent of profit after tax (PAT) contribution of all deposit money banks in the country to support agriculture and…
12 Apr 2018
Against the frequent complaint that growth and development of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the country are constrained by unavailability of finance at cheap interest rates...
8 Jan 2018
The Deposit Money Banks have begun the disbursement of the more than N26 billion enterprise development intervention fund under the Agriculture and Small and Medium Enterprises Investment Scheme (AGSMEIS) by the Bankers’ Committee.   The bankers at their yearly retreat in Lagos, last December, agreed to put the funds in the hands of Micro Small…
7 Dec 2017
An entrepreneurial scheme initiated by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and other banks 10 months ago has finally taken off with the appointment of seven banks as managers.


With seven days to go to the eighth edition of the World Athletics Elite Label Okpekpe international 10km road race, Pamodzi Sports Marketing, organisers of the historic race says this year's edition will be the biggest ever in terms of its organisation and quality of its elite cast. Race director, Zack Amodu says arrangements have…
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President of the Senate Ahmad Lawal says his 2023 presidential ambition was conceived to enable him change the lives of Nigerians for the better.
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A Lagos High Court on Friday sentenced a Dane, Peter Nielsen, to death by hanging for killing his Nigerian wife and daughter. Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile convicted Nielsen, 54, on two counts of murder brought against him by the Lagos State Government. The judge sentenced Nielsen to death by hanging on both counts. The Dane was…
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The Federal Government has assured of a smooth, safe, and successful hosting of the 2022 UNESCO Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week.
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