• Dogara charges Dangote, entrepreneurs to tackle recession

    Dogara charges Dangote, entrepreneurs to tackle recession

    According to reports, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has charged the President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, captains of industries and entrepreneurs to make efforts to help Nigeria come out of the current recession.

    The speaker said this in Benin City, Edo State at the Governor’s Ball held in honour of the Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, to celebrate his inauguration.

    Dogara made the call in the presence of many heads of industries and players […]

  • 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 […]

  • Lagos signs agreement for women entrepreneurs to access $300m AfDB fund

    Lagos signs agreement for women entrepreneurs to access $300m AfDB fund

    It was gathered that the Lagos State Government says it has signed a partnership agreement with an NGO, the African Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum, to access the $300 million African Development Bank Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa.

    According to the Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, Akinyemi Ashade, the government will nominate qualified candidates from among the over two million businesswomen in the state to access the fund.

    Ashade, who spoke shortly after signing the agreement in Ikeja on […]