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An analysis of sectoral allocation of banking sector credit from 2015 to date has shown that banks pump more money into oil and gas than the manufacturing and agriculture sector. This is even as the Federal Government is intensifying efforts...
The Bank of Industry (BoI) has announced plans to extend credit support services to Nigeria’s agricultural sector, noting that this move was crucial, due to the sector’s contribution to the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), the multiplier effects it...
The Central Bank of Nigeria has said it will, together with the Deposit Money Banks, set up a new fund to boost agriculture and the Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in the country, targeting at least N30bn for the first...
President Muhammed Buhari on Tuesday said N118.98 billion will be spent to strengthen the nation's agricultural sector in 2018 in order to ensure food security. He said the agricultural sector played a crucial role in Nigeria's recent exit from recession...
Beyond knowledge and experience, capital is the next most important factor required by both Agric start ups, existing farmers and any Agribusiness investor to birth idea to reality. Every day, we get loads of requests from our audience and a...
As part of measures to boost the nation 's economy, the Bank of Agriculture (BoA) has said that strategies for adequate financing of the Agricultural sector that would generate employment and empower clients in Agri- business. Also, the Bank emphasised...
Bank of Agriculture (BOA)Limited is Nigeria’s premier Agricultural and Rural Development Finance Institution. 100% wholly owned by the Federal Government of Nigeria. The ownership structure is: – Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) 40% Federal Ministry of Finance Incorporated...
Women farmers under the auspices of  Small Scale Women Farmers Organisation in Nigeria (SWOFON) has lamented the inadequacy of support from government and stressed the need for proactive effort to address such inadequacy. At a 2-day workshop organized for the...
Keystone Bank Limited has boosted the Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP) with a N350 million credit line. The credit line covered 1700 farmers in Taraba and Sokoto states. The Managing Director of Keystone Bank, Mr. Philip Ikeazor, who disclosed this in...
By Nume Ekeghe In its bid to promote agribusiness, Unity Bank has effectively keyed into various intervention funds by the federal government and Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to boost Agriculture thus emerging as one of the leading players in...

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