11

Jan

CBN Suspends New Loan Applications Under the Development Finance Intervention

According to a memo issued by Access Bank Plc to its customers on Monday, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has halted new loan applications under the CBN development finance intervention funds programme. Among the existing development finance intervention funds programs of the CBN are the Real Sector Support Fund (RSSF), Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL), Accelerated Agricultural Development Scheme (AADS), Anchor Borrowers Program (ABP), and Agri-Business/SME Investment Scheme (AGSMEIS). Access Bank issued the following statement on Monday, in addition to announcing the program’s suspension: All prevailing CBN development finance intervention funds, which bear approved interest […]

26

Oct

Nigeria Approves $3.5bn Loan for Education and Power

Upon receiving approval from the Nigerian government, a $3.45 billion loan has been authorized for financing critical power sector initiatives, as well as an education and resource mobilization initiative. Although the initiative is intended to stimulate progress within the nation, it has engendered apprehensions regarding the escalating national debt crisis. Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy Wale Edun made the announcement during a press briefing that followed a Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting on Monday at the Presidential Villa’s Council Chambers in Abuja, presided over by President Bola Tinubu. Edun disclosed that the loans would be characterized[…]

04

Oct

We’re Yet To Recover N243m Loan Disbursed To Nigerian Farmers Since 2011 – BOA

The Bank of Agriculture, BOA, asserts that it is diligently working to recover the N243 million loan extended to 150 Kwara debtors between 2011 and 2024. In an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Ilorin, BOA Ilorin Branch Manager Dele Aderibigbe revealed this information. According to him, the warehouse loan is classified as bad debt but is still being monitored for recovery. The BOA manager stated that the bank was already in discussions with telecommunications companies and other parties that could facilitate the tracing of debtors. “The loan is intended to be a revolving loan that[…]