• Ambode to inject N25bn on unemployed Lagosians and young entrepreneurs

    Ambode to inject N25bn on unemployed Lagosians and young entrepreneurs

    Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, Lagos State Governor has sent the Employment Trust Fund Bill 2015, which is aim to transform employment creation in the state, to the state’s House of Assembly for consideration and ratification.

    The N25bn proposed to be spent over four years as a support scheme for young entrepreneurs and small businesses.

    A statement by the state’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde, on Saturday said Ambode had also sent the Lagos State University (Amendment) Bill 2015 to the […]

  • How Frying Akara took me out of Poverty – Father of Six shares “touching” Story

    How Frying Akara took me out of Poverty – Father of Six shares “touching” Story

    Abia State-born Festus Ukariwo, 51 and father of six, is gradually becoming a celebrity in Kuje, Abuja, frying akara alongside his wife, Ifeoma. The couple shared their experiences with AGBO-PAUL AUGUSTINE on how the trade pulled them out of poverty.

    While Ifeoma, 37, prepares the children for school in the early hours of every workday, Festus on the other hand is washing the already soaked beans to be milled in the wee hours as customers will start to flood their Funtaj […]