• CBN, Heritage Bank disburse N93m loan to young entrepreneurs

    CBN, Heritage Bank disburse N93m loan to young entrepreneurs

    According to reports, the Central Bank of Nigeria in partnership with Heritage Bank on Thursday in Abuja disbursed N93 million to 310 young entrepreneurs in the country.

    The CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele, represented by the Deputy Governor, Corporate Services, Alhaji Sulieman Barau, presented a N3 million cheque to each of the young entrepreneurs.

    The disbursement was carried out under the auspices of the bank’s Youth Entrepreneurship Development Programme in collaboration with the National Youth Service Corps.

    Emefiele said that the YEDP initiative was […]

  • FG to disburse N200m each to eight states to empower women

    FG to disburse N200m each to eight states to empower women

    According to reports, the Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Aisha Alhassan, said N200 million would be disbursed to eight pilot states each through the National Women Empowerment Fund to empower women at the grassroots.

    Alhassan said this during a media briefing on the take-off of the National Women Empowerment Fund and the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme in Abuja.

    She said the eight pilot states are Adamawa, Borno, Yobe, Nasarawa, Jigawa, Akwa Ibom, Osun, and Abia, adding that other states […]