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Zenith Bank interested in penetration, growth of ICT in Nigeria—MD


Considering the recent feat achieved by Miss Katherine Eta in the recent Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship among young entrepreneurs in the USA, the Group Managing Director of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Peter Amangbo, has given strong assurance that the bank will deepen involvements in activities geared towards the penetration and growth of ICT in Nigerian schools. Miss Katherine Eta, ...

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States’ One-Stop-Shop for MSMEs to stimulate economy—FG


The federal Government has explained the rationale behind the move to launch One-Stop-Shop for MSMEs across the state beginning with seven states, saying the idea is to deepen the growth of the sub sector which is key to economy stability. Government also noted that the launch is to significantly spur Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) in the country. ...

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Breaking: Buhari cancels FEC meeting today, receives reports on SGF, NIA

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Contrary to earlier hopes that returned President Muhammadu Buhari will today, Wednesday chair for the first time in more than three months, the constitutional Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has revealed it will not hold after all. Though no clear reason was presented, the presidential aide, however, hinted ...

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Interest rate anxiety heightens as DMBs agree to drive N26bn support for SMEs

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Though Nigerian Deposit Money Banks (DMBs), had announced setting up of business review committee to oversee the disbursement of N26 billion equity funds for the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), business development analysts are divided on the true colour of interest rates to charge applying budding businesses. The SMEs Projects Review  Committee include the Managing Directors  of Zenith, GTB, First ...

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Zenith Bank rewards Eta, promises more sponsorship to Microsoft Championship


Leading banking and financial solutions provider, Zenith Bank has assured continued sponsorship of more Nigerian students to participate in the annual Microsoft Office Specialist Championship in the United States. The annual Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship is a global competition that tests students’ skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Just recently, a Nigerian secondary school student, Miss Katherine Eta, ...

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Zenith Bank drives Lagos schoolgirl, Katherine Eta to global accolade at US

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More exploits coming from the robust Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) feats of Zenith Bank Plc., are still emerging. Barely less than one week after the successful conclusion of Zenith Bank’s sponsored national Basketball championship won by FirstBank team, Katherine Eta of Childville School, Ogudu, Lagos, emerged the third place winner in the keenly contested 2017 Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship ...

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Parents, guardians hail MTN Foundation @ 10th graduation of MUSON Scholars


The MTN Foundation recently graduated the 10th set of MTNF/MUSON Diploma in music certification in Lagos. During the event, it was a kind of fulfilment, joy and gratitude by parents and guardians of 26th  MTNF/MUSON Scholars at the MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos, graduated with the highly-coveted Diploma in music certification. Elsewhere in Ondo State, the Foundation said it has invested ...

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If your child must surf internet, take these steps for safety—Yudala


Fresh child internet adventure safety measures have been unveiled by the Research and Development Unit of leading offline, online marketing group, Yudala. Currently, parenting comes with a lot of headaches on these matter especially from the moment one has yielded to the pressure allow his or her child to own a smartphone or other smart device. This is because despite ...

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Governor Rochas Okorocha explains why he made 305 youths millionaires in Imo

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Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has explained why he chose to empower one youth each from the 305 wards in the state with One Million Naira (N1m) each stating that he did that to encourage the youths to succeed and begin to contribute to the progress and prosperity of the state in particular and the nation at large. Apart ...

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Ecobank announces seamless forex access for SMEs


Ecobank Nigeria has announced new seamless window of forex access for operators of the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the country, noting that entrepreneurs with relevant documents can approach the bank for their foreign exchange needs for importation. The bank said the new window is in line with Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) recent directive to banks to support ...

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