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CBN Approves N500Mn Grant For Undergraduates, Graduates’ Entrepreneurship Scheme

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has initiated a scheme to support Nigerians in tertiary institutions with a N500 million grant to promote entrepreneurship and reduce unemployment. The apex bank made the disclosure in a report published on Wednesday with the title ‘Guidelines for the implementation of tertiary institutions entrepreneurship scheme’. Specifically, it stated that […]

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Moghalu Appointed Academic Visitor By Oxford University

Former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Prof. Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu, has been appointed as an Academic Visitor by the University of Oxford, UK. A statement issued by the appointee indicated that the appointment would be for the period of the University’s Michelmas Term, spanning October to December 2021. During the period, […]

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ILO Urges Global Leaders To Support UN’s Jobs, Social Protection Initiative

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has called on countries to support the United Nations’ Global Accelerator for Jobs and Social Protection initiative in order to ensure a human-centred recovery from the pandemic and empower people to navigate the challenges of a rapidly changing world of work. ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, who gave the charge in […]

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Microsoft Launches New Game for W/Africa’s Learner Developers

Microsoft Africa Development Centre (Microsoft ADC), has announced the commencement of its Game of Learners Clinic, a three-month intensive training programme for university undergraduates and beginner developers across the West African sub-region. According to the programme schedule, the training is starting in October 2021 and will enable trainees to level up on .Net, JavaScript, Azure, […]

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SEC, EFCC Collaborate On Capital Market Devt

The Securities and Exchange Commission Nigeria (SEC) has organized a capital market training for employees of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as part of its regulatory measures  to ensure that financial crimes are reduced to the barest minimum in the nation’s capital market. Speaking during the opening session of the  one-day training with […]

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Access Bank Group GMD Bags Juris Law Award

The Chairman of Nigeria’s body of bank chief executive officers, Dr. Herbert Wigwe has been awarded Juris Law award for his contributions to corporate governance and rule of law in the nation’s banking industry. The prestigious award was presented by the Juris Law Office in collaboration with the National Judicial Institute to Wigwe, who is […]

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IMF Board Backs Georgieva Despite Allegations Of Bias

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday decided to retain Kristalina Georgieva as the Fund’s managing director by expressing full confidence in her leadership, despite accusations leveled against her that she altered data to favour China during her tenure at the World Bank. Georgieva had been serving as the Chief Executive of the World Bank […]

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FAAN Trains Aviation Security Officers

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has completed the training of 121 aviation security officers. The AvSec officers,  drawn from the airports in Abuja, Maiduguri, Yola, Jos, Gombe,  Dutse, Sokoto, Zaria, Kaduna, Kebbi, Makurdi and Katsina were taken through the mandatory 6 weeks STP 123 Basic Course, which was both intellectual and physical. Some […]

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Airtel Nigeria Appoints Efeurhobo As Chief Commercial Officer

Airtel Nigeria, one of the leading telecom operators in the country, on Tuesday announced the appointment of Mr. Godfrey Efeurhobo, its current Home Broadband Director, as the Chief Commercial Officer. The telecom operator stated:“Efeurhobo, whose appointment takes effect on the 18th of October, will report to the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director as a […]

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NCC’s Outreach Programme – Campus Conversation – Debuts In Abuja

Following the re-structuring and re-branding of its existing consumer outreach programmes, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has held the maiden edition of the Campus Conversation at the University of Abuja. The Campus Conversation is featured as an important part of NCC’s new Telecom Consumer Conversation (TCC). Speaking at the event, which held at the Main […]