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Nigerian Farmers to Get $1.1 Billion Loan Intervention from CBN
Nigerian Farmers to Get $1.1 Billion Loa...

Nigerian Farmers to Get $1.1 Billion Loan Intervention from CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said it plans to empower farmers with N432 billion ($1.1 billion) intervention loan to upscale food production during the planting season. The apex bank said through its Twitter handle on Thursday that about one million farmers will be given loan to cultivate... read more »

Famine Strikes in Burkina Faso as Farmers Seek Help
Famine Strikes in Burkina Faso as Farmer...

Famine Strikes in Burkina Faso as Farmers Seek Help

Burkina Faso has been struck by drought and desertification which has resulted in famine. The landlocked West African nation of Burkina Faso has been hard hit by drought and desertification. The AFP and Africanews report that the landlocked nation has been hit hard by draught which has caused large... read more »

Nigeria Secures $288.5m African Developm...

Nigeria Secures $288.5m African Development Bank Loan

Nigerian has gotten approval for $288.5m loan from African Development Bank (AfDB) to cushion the impact of coronavirus and the drop in the price of crude oil. Africa’s largest economy – Nigeria, has been battling with growing cases of COVID-19 with an infection rate of 12,233 cases and 342... read more »

Lagos inaugurates FADAMA Food Market in Badagry
Lagos inaugurates FADAMA Food Market in ...

Lagos inaugurates FADAMA Food Market in Badagry

Lagos State Government today inaugurated a new Food Market at Agbalata, in Badagry Local Government in order to structure agricultural produce marketing for traceability and quality assurance.   The Special Adviser to the Governor on Agriculture, Ms. Abisola Olusanya, who inaugurated the... read more »

Lagos to give Agric Estates, Farm Settlements Facelift - Sanwo-Olu
Lagos to give Agric Estates, Farm Settle...

Lagos to give Agric Estates, Farm Settlements Facelift – Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has reiterated the commitment of the State Government towards changing the face of the various agricultural estates and farm settlements in the State in order to boost production and encourage youth participation in agriculture.   Sanwo-Olu, who... read more »

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Osun Gov Seeks Private Partnership to Revamp Agric Sector

Osun Gov Seeks Private Partnership to Revamp Agric Sector

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has reaffirmed the government’s commitment to partner private sector to revive the agriculture sector in the state. He said on Monday during a... read more »

Lagos Continues Sale of Lake Rice Despite End of the Eid Celebrations

Lagos Continues Sale of Lake Rice Despite End of the Eid Celebrations

The Lagos State Government has said the  sales of its popular brand, Lake Rice, will continue at all designated centres across the State despite the end of the Eid celebrations. While... read more »

Kwara State to Partner AfDB on Infrastructure Devt., Women Empowerment

Kwara State to Partner AfDB on Infrastructure Devt., Women Empowerment

Kwara State Government has opened talks with the African Development Bank (AfDB) on various areas of partnership, including road construction, small and medium scale enterprises with focus... read more »

Nigeria: Buhari, Southern Governors Given 30-Day Ultimatum on RUGA by Northern Youths

Nigeria: Buhari, Southern Governors Given 30-Day Ultimatum on RUGA by Northern Youths

Following the decision taken by President Buhari to suspend RUGA implementation, a group known as the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has given the President and Southern Governors 30... read more »

Opinion Buhari's Ruga Insult By Lasisi Olagunju

Opinion Buhari’s Ruga Insult By Lasisi Olagunju

On October 18, 1990, the United States, in a National Intelligence Estimate (NIE), predicted the end of a country which was behaving almost as Nigeria is behaving now. It said, “Yugoslavia will... read more »