Africa’s richest person and President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has been named along other world leaders such as Russian President, Vladimir Putin; American President-elect of the United States of America, Donald Trump; and German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, as the most powerful persons in the world. They were ranked along with 70 others
Central Bank of Nigeria Entrepreneurship Development Centre, (CBN-EDC), Southwest has trained 3,649 youths in entrepreneurship skills since its inception in March, last year. The programmes director, Olumide Ajayi, said this during the graduation of 500 people trained in Small and Medium Enterprise (SMEs) in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. His
Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has called for joint efforts to reverse the negative effects of climate change and environmental degradation in the country. He stated this at the showing and discussion of a film on climate change produced by the Shehu Musa Yar’Ardua Foundation. The film, titled: Nowhere to Run, was shown in the multi-
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu yesterday said the Federal Government loses between $500million and $1billion yearly to gas flare data falsification in the country. He spoke at the Gas Competence Seminar in Abuja, which had: Towards ending gas flaring and unlocking gas potential in Nigeria as its theme.
Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has said the unemployment rate in the state will reduce next year as no fewer than 10,000 workers will be engaged at the Niger State Rice Mill. He spoke at the inauguration of the multi-million dollar Integrated Rice Processing and Milling Complex built by Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) in
The Bank of Industry (BoI), in collaboration with its development partners, has unveiled a-N10billion agro-equipment loan for agricultural service providers and farmers. The bank said with better access to credit to fund the acquisition of agro equipment, there would be improved efficiency and production output in the sector. Its Acting Managing
The Lagos State Government says it is set to partner the National Images Incorporation to train 5,700 youths in agro-business. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Local Government and Community Affairs, Mr. Olakulehin Dapo, said the government was ready to support the scheme to enable youths in the state to be self-reliant. He said, “The