Anchor Borrowers’ Programme
Buhari’s fifth year: Lingering hopes and barriers
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...
Driving sustainable growth in Nigeria’s agricultural sector
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.
‘Nigeria on track to commence rice exportation by 2022’
Increased production and capacity utilisation by rice millers across the country, may have boosted Nigeria’s quest to commence exportation of Rice by 2022.
How states, geo-political zones respond to FG’s Anchor Borrowers’ Programme
Regardless the rate of success the Federal Government records for itself on its Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP), the scheme is still...
Taking agriculture to the Next Level
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…
February 16, 2019: Why Nigerians will not look back
In this past three and a half years of the Buhari presidency, one, thankfully, has learnt, experienced and been part of quite a number of things. One of those things is the amount of dedication, the depth of patriotic zeal and sheer hard work that is going on in this administration. I know President Muhammadu Buhari’s determination…
FG disburses over N120 billion to 800,000 farmers
The Nigerian government said it has disbursed over N120 billion to about 800,000 farmers in the country since the commencement of Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP). Minister of Economic planning and budget, Udoma Udo Udoma, made the disclosure at the 42nd Annual Conference of Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN) in Lagos on…
CBN’s tech strategy for ‘Anchor Borrowers’, cleaner notes
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 of farmers under it Anchor Borrowers Programme.
Anchor borrowers programme as another government bonanza
Two years after it was launched by President Muhammadu Buhari on November 17, 2015, in Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State, the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP), appears to have served as another government bonanza to the agricultural sector.