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FADAMA Designed To Empower Youths – World Bank

By COMFORT NJIONYE  The World Bank Task Team Leader, Dr Adetunji Oredipe has disclosed that the Graduate Unemployment Youths Support Scheme (GUYSS) was created to enhance food production and create job opportunities in Nigeria. Oredipe disclosed to news men that GUYSS was a new initiative of the World Bank-assisted FADAMA III Additional Financing

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 FG To Sanction Micro-Credit Defaulters – Minister

By AMARACHUKWU OKOROAFOR The Minister of Women Affairs, Senator Aisha Jummai Alhassan, has said that defaulters of federal government’s empowerment initiatives for poor Nigerians will be sanctioned and denied use of banking facilities in Nigeria and their group registration certificates cancelled. Senator Alhassan,  who made this known in Katsina during a townhall

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How Ebonyi Targets One Million Metric Tons Rice Production in 2017

By SUNDAY AGBO, Abakaliki The Coordinator, FADAMA III Additional Financing Project, Dr. Cletus Nwakpu has disclosed how Ebonyi State government targets to produce one million metric tons of rice in 2017. He disclosed this in an interview with Unity Times in Abakaliki. Dr. Nwakpu, who said that farmers in the state were being sensitized on

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Total Of N981bn Contributed By Banks To AMCON’s Sinking Fund Since Inception – MD

By COMFORT NJIONYE The Managing Director of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Ahmed Kuru has disclosed that banks have so far contributed N931bn to the sinking fund since inception. The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the 24 banks operating had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the establishment of

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Nigeria To Return To International Maritime Organization Council Soon, APR Says

-Oru Leonard,Abuja Nigeria may soon return to the council of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), following recent efforts of the management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration led by the Director General, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, to bring the country back to leadership position in global maritime community, Nigeria’s Alternate Permanent Representative (APR)

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