Anchor Borrowers' Scheme

Anchor Borrowers Scheme and dashed hope of cotton farmers in Adamawa

BASED on his enlistment as one of the beneficiaries of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN’s Anchor Borrowers Program in Adamawa State for the 2020 wet planting season, James Ezra, had high hopes regarding his new found occupation. He looked forward for a good harvest during the year as a cotton farmer, especially having been enlisted as a member of the National Cotton Association of Nigeria (NACOTAN).

A Chinese billionaire and a tale of land grab in Northern Nigeria

Powerful forces in Kano and Jigawa states, including elected officials, collude with a Chinese industrialist to steal land from thousands...
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SPECIAL REPORT: Fraud allegations, unremitted loans, crop failure, other anomalies dog Nigerian govt’s “rice revolution”

SPEAKING to a packed audience at the 10th Bola Tinubu Colloquium, an annual conference held to mark the birthday...

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