Bank of Agriculture
A series of videos obtained yesterday by HumAngle of the March 28 Kaduna train attack has shown victims, surrounded by their armed abductors in a vast expanse of forest area...
Nine days after his abduction, Managing Director of the Bank of Agriculture (BoA), Alwan Ali-Hassan, was, yesterday, set free by terrorists who attacked the Kaduna-bound train in the citadel of Nigeria’s military formations.
13 Dec 2021
Strong indications have emerged that the Bank of Agriculture (BoA) has technically become unsustainable and riddled with bad debt to the tune of N77.1 billion. This is amid failed restructuring and recapitalisation plans that had been proposed since 2019.
23 Apr 2021
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...
20 Jul 2020
Head of Agro-Economy, FEMI IBIROGBA, takes a look at the history of the Bank of Agriculture, its mandate and the realities of inefficiency, failures and unmet expectations as Nigeria needs
28 Feb 2020
House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture has summoned the Management of the Bank of Agriculture (BOA), Kaduna, to clear issues on the bank’s inability to recover...
6 Oct 2019
Regardless the rate of success the Federal Government records for itself on its Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP), the scheme is still...
15 Aug 2019
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the British American Tobacco Nigeria (BATN) Foundation and the Bank of Agriculture (BOA) with the aim of enabling the latter to implement several of its agricultural programmes across the country, thereby driving economic growth through agriculture.
22 Jul 2019
Indications have emerged that the country may reap bumper harvests of crops and allied farm products in the next harvest season. This follows the cultivation of over 477,642.18 hectares of land across the states of the country by 416,835 farm families with rice, maize, soya bean, cassava, wheat, and cotton.
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…
26 Apr 2019
The Managing Director of Bank of Agric (BOA), Kabiru Adamu, yesterday said the organisation in the last two years under his watch recovered over N7 billion from farmers. He made the disclosure in Kaduna during a meeting with the Managing Director of Lead Capital Consortium, Dr. Wale Adewunmi. The consortium is saddled with the responsibility…