Presidency Announces Recruitment Of 300,000 New N-Power Beneficiaries

The Nigerian government said it plans to recruit 300,000 new beneficiaries in the second tranche of the N-Power volunteer scheme set to kick off on August 1. Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, explained this in a press release on Thursday. He said 200,000 beneficiaries are

Okowa Explains Special Interest in Youth Empowerment

Okowa Explains Special Interest in Youth Empowerment

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has revealed why he has paid special attention to the job creation cum youth entrepreneurship empowerment programme of his administration, saying the success of the initiative would largely mirror the success of his government. Okowa stated that he is committed to young entrepreneurs who would

Fidelity Bank to empower 300 youths with entrepreneurial skills

Fidelity-Bank-Empretec Nigerian Foundation

Fidelity Bank Plc says it is partnering with Empretec Nigerian Foundation to empower 300 youths with entrepreneurial skills in the FCT. The bank’s Managing Director, Nnamdi Okonkwo, in a statement, said the initiative was part of the its entrepreneurship support intervention for state governments. He explained that it was also a

Lagos govt, private sector partner to rival Silicon Valley

Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST

The Lagos State government is partnering with private sector organisations to transform the state into a leading innovation and technology hub in West Africa. The target is to produce world-changing entrepreneurs. One of the partners in this project is Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST), a not-for-profit organisation, which invests

NB empowers 100 artisans with N30m


A total of 100 artisans have been rewarded with a grant of N300,000 each to be invested in their businesses, under an empowerment programme tagged “ISEDOWO” for youths from the Southwest. The 100 beneficiaries are the first batch of youths that will benefit from the N30 million Community Partnership Scheme by

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