Wednesday, 1st February 2023
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26 Oct
Ekiti State Governor, Biodun Oyebanji, has begun talks with Federal Government agencies and development partners in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, to assist the state to boost its economy.
27 May 2022
The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Credit Agricole Du Maroc (CAM), Morocco, toward the promotion of sustainable agriculture of both countries
10 Apr 2022
“Juxtaposed with the resources deployed, we can’t say the Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP) is a success. Maybe it worked in terms of injecting funds into the economy, but not agriculture, where you will find a very limited success.”
10 Feb 2022
The Nigeria Incentive-based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) does not ring a bell. I can guess that many would struggle to understand what NIRSAL stands for.
7 Oct 2021
The Nigeria Incentive-based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL Plc.) has completed the training and mentorship of 780 farmers and other agricultural value chain players across the country to achieve food sufficiency.
12 Sep 2021
There’s something unique about quality: it speaks for itself. This fact was quite evident when, recently, the Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, again carted home the Governor of The Year gong in agriculture.
6 Sep 2021
The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing Systems for Agricultural Lending Plc (NIRSAL Plc) has provided over N128 billion in loans for agriculture and agribusiness across the country since its inception 10 years ago.
6 Sep 2021
The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL Plc), in collaboration with its partners, Successory Nigeria Limited and MTN Nigeria, has launched the NIRSAL Farmers’ Business School (NFBS), a mobile learning platform that is based on Interactive Voice Response (IVR) technology.
8 Aug 2021
The Federal Government says it has introduced a N250 billion intervention facility to stimulate finance and motivate investors in the gas value chain for sustainable business development in the country. Mr Bitrus Nabasu, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum Resources, disclosed this while briefing newsmen, on Sunday in Abuja. “Therefore, in an effort to stimulate…
29 Jul 2021
Farmers in Nigeria have been urged to take advantage of insurance guarantees and subsidy regimes in agro-industrial value chains emplaced by the Central Bank of Nigeria
5 Jul 2021
• ADT Russet Ltd to export 4,000MT yearly As the world global cocoa market value hits $67 billion, the Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL Plc) has activated its resources to maximise Nigeria’s participation in the raw material supply chains.   Hence, NIRSAL has provided 50 per cent Credit Risk Guarantee (CRG)…
10 Jun 2021
The House of Representatives, yesterday, disclosed that it will commence investigation into the N275 billion the Federal Government approved from 2009 to date for disbursement...


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The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has berated the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, for his hypocritical attempts to extricate himself from the many failures of the ruling party. Atiku’s Special Assistant on Public Communication, Phrank Shaibu, said this in a statement, in Abuja, on…
2 hours ago
Gunmen on Tuesday set ablaze the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Ogidi, Idemili South Local Government Area, Anambra State, destroying non-sensitive materials for 2023 general elections. The Commission disclosed this in a statement by its Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, in Abuja on Wednesday. Okoye said that the…
2 hours ago
The Federal High Court in Abuja has granted the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, permission to apply for an order of mandamus to compel the Department of State Service (DSS) to allow him unfettered access to medical care. In the suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/2341/2022, Nnamdi Kanu, through his legal team…
4 hours ago
The U.S Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Leonard, on Wednesday reiterated her country’s decision to deny or cancel visas for any Nigerian, who try to undermine the 2023 general elections. Leonard made the assertions in Abuja at the Multi-Stakeholders Dialogue with the theme: “Nigeria’s 2023 Elections: Fostering Youth Action for Peace and Stability’’. The dialogue was…
4 hours ago
Chelsea were the biggest spenders of a record-breaking January transfer window for Premier League clubs while relegation-threatened teams also splashed the cash on a frenetic final day.