• CBN, private sector, Niger state govt. team up to train 2000 youths

    CBN, private sector, Niger state govt. team up to train 2000 youths

    The Central Bank of Nigeria and the African Community Bridge Foundation, has disclosed that 2, 000 youth from Niger state have benefitted from its youth entrepreneurship skills acquisition programme for North Central.

    Programme Director for North Central zone, Prof. Casmiar Obialom, made this known at the inauguration of the 1st Young Entrepreneurs Fair on Tuesday in Minna, the Niger state capital.

    Obialom said: “The CBN, ACBF and Niger state government recently trained 2,000 youth from the state in various entrepreneurship skills to make them self […]

  • Buhari urges private sector to join economic recovery battle

    Buhari urges private sector to join economic recovery battle

    President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday challenged private sector operators to take the lead in the battle to revive the economy saying they hold the key to its quick recovery.

    The president, who spoke at the 44th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) in Abuja, enjoined the private sector to work with the Federal Government towards taking the country out of recession.

    Noting that the government will rely heavily on the input of the private sector in its economic […]

  • Dalung appeals for more private sector investment in sports

    Dalung appeals for more private sector investment in sports

    The Minister of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalung, on Saturday in Abuja appealed for more private sector investment in sports to enhance its growth.

    Dalung made the appeal while speaking with newsmen at the opening ceremony of the second edition of the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) Tennis League Cup.

    The minister said he appreciated NCC for sponsoring the league, adding that it was a medium to select talents for greater tournaments.

    “Basically, I think sports generally is driven by the private sector all […]