COVID19 Intervention Loans: Why Some Applicants Haven’t Received Theirs

The TCF (Targeted Credit Facility) has now recorded over 80,000 loan applicants. However, there have been complaints by applicants of a delay in receiving loans. The Managing Director of NIRSAL Microfinance Bank Plc, Abubakar Kure gave reasons for this, stating that the nationwide lockdown and restrictions had been a major challenge to the smooth processing …

How COVID-19 Is Affecting Nigeria’s Agricultural Sector.

A worsened food economy, badly affected interstate supply of materials adversely putting a stop to food production. These, and many others, are what the agricultural sector currently faces due to the advent of the coronavirus pandemic. The story of one Mercy Yailase of Benue State brings pain. “I can’t mill because the marketers are not …