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Bank Lending To Agric Sector Rose 614% In One Year

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Total bank lending to Nigeria’s agricultural sector rose astronomically from N3.5 billion in 2012 to N25 billion this year buoyed by the Federal Government’s agricultural transformation agenda, Akinwunmi Adesina, minister of agriculture and rural development, said on Tuesday. Adesina disclosed …

Okonjo-Iweala hails Nollywood, says it has created 200,000 jobs

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In the spirit of celebrating the 14th anniversary of Democracy in Nigeria, the Minister of finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala has revealed that Nollywood, under the administration of president Goodluck Jonathan has created over 200,000 direct jobs. The former Managing …