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Collapse development banks’ into one to end roles duplication—BH FrontPage Comment

Udoma, Buhari, Adeosun

The key reasons behind several policy summersaults in Nigeria cannot not be too far from multiplicity of development agencies and duplication of their duties. This issue had been discussed at various chambers of the National Assembly and all the debates ended up not coming up with a tangible policy proposition that can tame the tide. In terms of development banks, ...

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First Bank, BoI join AGDC to create 5m jobs with eased lending to MSMEs

waheed-olagunju, BoI boss

Startups in Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) now stand a better chance of consolidating earlier than expected as the Bank of Industry (BoI) and After School Graduate Development Centre (AGDC) have teamed up with First Bank to drive viable business ideas. On delivery, the new partnership will create about five million jobs by supporting one million entrepreneurs with funds at ...

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BoI begins skill acquisition for 1,600 youths in gemstone production in kaduna

BoI Olagunju

The Bank of Industry (BoI) Monday put paid to the training of 1,600 youths in gemstones production as part of renewed drive to boost economic recovery and diversification using Small and medium Enterprises (SMEs). Acting Managing Director of BoI, Mr Waheed Olagunju who flagged off the scheme said that extraction, processing and trading in gemstones would expedite recovery, transformation and ...

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Participants see FG’s Yes-P scheme as fraud to sap youths

Yes P

Though it was started by the former administration lead by Dr. Goodluck Jonathan and sustained by the present leadership, some participants to the scheme who spoke to our correspondent have described the access to loan after training under the Yes-P scheme as the scam of the millennium. They disclosed that after wasting their own hard earned money to undergo training ...

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Utomi’s CVL begins N480m empowerment scheme in Delta State

Pat Utomi

Leading political economist and development expert, Prof Pat Utomi has said his non-profit organization, the Centre for Values in Leadership (CVL), is set to begin the second edition of empowerment programme to train and empower about 400 unemployed youths in Delta State. Disclosing this during a press conference in Lagos, prof Utomi said “Whereas the first edition empowered about 100 youths, ...

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