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Anchor Borrowers’ Programme

1 Aug
The declaration by the President of the Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Aminu Goronyo, few weeks back, that the country is now self-sufficient in rice production...
9 Jun
Rather than boost agricultural production as designed, the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP) has yielded a harvest of complaints and failed opportunities in the North Central Zone...
14 May
Six years after the Federal Government launched the Anchor Borrowers Programme through the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to assist in food production, the report card from the Southwest...
23 Apr
Late release of agricultural inputs and long protocol required to access loans under the Federal Government’s Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP) are major factors for poor performance of the scheme in the Southeastern...
8 Mar
Over 642,860 smallholder farmers across 35 states of the federation have received support from Unity Bank Plc under the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)’s Anchor Borrower’s Programme...
12 Dec 2020
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has invited the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, to explain the prospects of dry season farming as facilitated by CBN’s Anchor Borrowers Programme.
29 May 2020
As President Muhammadu Buhari marks the end of his first year of the second term and fifth year in office today, Nigerians who have invested their hopes in him are eminently qualified to assess his administration...
20 Apr 2020
Nigeria’s over-dependence on oil and its ability to stoke it into a fully-fledged industry over the past half-century clearly stemmed from its abundance.
19 Apr 2020
The Abia State Agricultural Development Programme (ADP) has procured improved varieties of maize seeds, chemicals and other inputs to make the programme successful in the state.
29 Jan 2020
Increased production and capacity utilisation by rice millers across the country, may have boosted Nigeria’s quest to commence exportation of Rice by 2022.
6 Oct 2019
Regardless the rate of success the Federal Government records for itself on its Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP), the scheme is still...
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…

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Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, has urged traditional rulers in the state to be mindful of what they say and the people they honour with chieftaincy titles not to bring the royal institution into disrepute.
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The persistent free-fall of the naira is an indication that none of the interventions being applied by the monetary authorities has worked. Otherwise, there would have been some respite for the beleaguered currency, even minimally.
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As the Federal Government, in Abuja, harped on diversification of foreign exchange sources through export of manufacturing products yesterday investors in the country’s manufacturing value...