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EXTERNALLY FINANCED PROJECTS WILL ASSIST LAGOS AGRIC POLICIES, SAYS OREDIPE

The support of externally financed projects has been described as the needed drive to ensure that the Lagos State agricultural policies come to fruition. The Task Leader of the World Bank Assisted Agro-Processing, Productivity, Enhancement and Livelihood Support (APPEALS) Project, Dr. Adetunji Oredipe, stated this during the state’s Agricultural Stakeholders Engagement. He Continue Reading
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LAGOS REITERATES COMMITMENT TO FARMERS’ LIVELIHOOD

Lagos State Government has assured farmers; processors, youth and women that the World Bank assisted Agro-Processing, Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support Project (APPEALS) will improve their livelihood. This was disclosed by the state commissioner for Agriculture, Prince Gbolahan Lawal during the screening of over 2,000 shortlisted applicants for Continue Reading
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NIGERIA: MIXED VIEWS TRAIL BUHARI’S BAN ON FOREX ACCESS ON FOOD IMPORTS

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday gave a directive to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to stop providing foreign exchange (forex) for food imports. The directive, which was contained in a statement by his spokesman, has drawn reactions from experts and industry watchers; while some applaud the move, others are raising concern on the independence […]Continue Reading
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NIRSAL DISTRIBUTES FARM IMPLEMENTS TO RICE/MAIZE FARMERS IN GOMBE

Not less than 1,729 rice and maize farmers have benefited from agricultural implements given to them by the Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk-Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL). The distribution was made under the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) Anchor Borrowers’ Program (ABP), for the 2018/2019 dry season farming. Speaking during the flag-off ceremony, the Farmer Continue Reading
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AS CBN SENDS STRONG SIGNAL TO ECONOMIC SABOTEURS

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Mr. Godwin Emefiele,while delivering the annual lecture of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria(CIBN) in Lagos recently, gave clue to the business community on what to expect from the regulatory environment next year. KELECHI MGBOJI in this reportexamines direct implications for economic saboteurs and Small and […]Continue Reading