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America’s Wealthiest want Congress To Raise Their Taxes, Not Cut Them

HuffPost   American millionaires and billionaires are banding together to urge Republicans in Congress to raise their taxes instead of cutting them. In a letter first reported by The Washington Post on Sunday, more than 400 of America’s wealthiest citizens are asking congressional Republicans to reconsider tax reform legislation that would dramatically lower

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CBN Partners ACA to expand anchor borrowers programme

 Oru Leonard,Abuja … Targets additional 2m tonnes from 300,000 Rice Farmers   The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has formed strategic partnerships with agricultural commodity associations in the country in its effort to expand the implementation of the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP). Disclosing this in Abuja on Wednesday, November 8, 2017, the Acting Director in

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Zero Hunger Forum to assist Ebonyi N48.4bn annual rice production

The Zero Hunger Forum, headed by former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has pledged to assist Ebonyi to generate N48.4bn from rice production annually. Obasanjo made the pledge on Tuesday in Abakaliki at a gala night organised by the Ebonyi Government after the forum’s two-day second quarterly meeting. The former Nigerian leader said that

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NiMet Partners IFAD on Climate Change Adaptation and Agri-Business Support

Oru Leonard,Abuja   The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Fund for Agricultural Development on Climate Change Adaptation and Agri-Business Support Programme, IFAD-CASP. This is aimed at improving yields, mitigating the vagaries associated with climate change, as well as reducing the risk of crop failure. Professor

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