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

Jewellery business can boost Nigeria’s economy

Jewellery business can boost Nigeria’s economy

For the CEO of Rare Gems Limited, Mrs. Talatu Olulana, providing quality and affordable jewelleries to Nigerians is of utmost importance. Having started with a capital of N5, 000 lent to her by her mother in 2000, she hopes to give jewellery a face in Africa and compete with well-known

NB empowers 100 artisans with N30m

1001-entrepreneurs

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

Nigerian govt launches N5 billion loan for small-scale miners

Nigerian govt launches N5 billion loan for small-scale miners

To boost the capacity of artisanal and small-scale miners to participate in the development of the solid minerals sector, the Federal Government on Tuesday launched N5 billion Nigerian Artisanal and Small-Scale Miners, Financing Support Fund to grant loans at single digit interest rates. The Fund, which is operated by the Federal

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