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Governors didn’t Hoard COVID-19 Palliatives - Akeredolu
Governors Didn’t Hoard COVID-19 Palliati...

Governors Didn’t Hoard COVID-19 Palliatives – Akeredolu

The Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, on Sunday,explained that his colleagues did not deliberately hoard palliatives made for their states. Akeredolu, who is also the Chairman of South-West Governors’ Forum, said the insistence on official flag-off ceremony by the Coalition Against... read more »

Nigeria Governors Forum Speaks on Hoarding Palliatives
Nigeria Governors Forum Speaks on Hoardi...

Nigeria Governors Forum Speaks on Hoarding Palliatives

Following allegations of hoarding COVID-19 palliatives, governors under the aegis of Nigeria Governor’s Forum (NGF) debunked hoarding the palliatives intended for distribution to poor Nigerians to curb the hardship induced by the pandemic. The governors in a statement titled, ‘Governors and the... read more »

Jegede Outlines Plans to End Farmers, Herders Clashes in Ondo
Jegede Outlines Plans to End Farmers, He...

Jegede Outlines Plans to End Farmers, Herders Clashes in Ondo

Eyitayo Jegede, flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP, in the Ondo State governorship election has vowed to put an end to the frequent classes between farmers and herdsmen in several communities in the state. He made the promise while addressing supporters from Aiyede/Ogbese, Ilu Abo,... read more »

CBN Urges Nigerian Banks to Increase Agric Sector Lending to 10%
CBN Urges Nigerian Banks to Increase Agr...

CBN Urges Nigerian Banks to Increase Agric Sector Lending to 10%

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele has asked banks in Nigeria to consider increasing the percentage of loans available to the agriculture sector to 10 percent by 2024. Emefiele advocated for a spike in the current four per cent. This comes on the heels of... read more »

CBN Defends Policies, Rebuffs NESG Claims
CBN Defends Policies, Responds to NESG&#...

CBN Defends Policies, Responds to NESG’s Claims

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has defended its intervention programmes aimed at stimulating economic growth, saying it everted food crisis during the peak of COVID-19 lockdown. This was stated in a statement by the CBN titled, “Re: Matters of Urgent Attention,” signed by its Director,... read more »

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Shoprite Commences Process to Shut down Operation in Nigeria

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Ethnic Groups in Taraba task Ishaku to Address Injustices

Ethnic Groups in Taraba task Ishaku to Address Injustices

Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has been issued a 30-day ultimatum by four aggrieved ethnic groups in the state to address lingering injustices meted out to them by successive... read more »

Nigerian Farmers to Get $1.1 Billion Loan Intervention from CBN

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... read more »

Famine Strikes in Burkina Faso as Farmers Seek Help

Famine Strikes in Burkina Faso as Farmers Seek Help

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