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Banks, govt. officials are frustrating Anchor Borrowers Programme, says RIFAN official

Malam Sadiq Daware, National Treasurer, Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) on Thursday accused some banks and governments officials of frustrating the successful implementation of the Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP). Sadiq Daware announced in Abuja that many farmers had complained that they were unable to access the loan of ABP, executed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). He said ...

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CBN, RIFAN set to crash rice prices

The National President, Rice Farmers Association (RIFAN), Aminu Goronyo, has assured Nigerians that the market prices of locally produced rice will soon crash. Goronyo mentioned in Abuja on Wednesday that the price a 50kg-bag of locally produced rice would plummet from N18,000 to between N6,500 and N7000 by April 2018. He said that the price-reduction plans would be achieved under ...

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