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BudgIT Urges FG To Prioritize Value-Adding Capital Projects

BudgIT Foundation, a civic-tech non-governmental organisation leading the advocacy for fiscal transparency and accountability in budget and public finance, has urged the Federal Government to allocate more funds to capital projects that directly affect the welfare of the citizens. More importantly, the organisation stressed that it had become expedient that more funds be allocated to […]

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Nigeria To Flag Off Key Socio-Economic Devt Surveys

Nigeria is set to conduct the Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS6)/National Immunization Coverage Survey (NICS) with an inaugural meeting of the National Steering Committee virtually held yesterday. The task of the committee is to oversee the whole process of MICS6/NICS2020 to ensure that all activities concerning the survey are effectively carried out for a successful […]

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During Heritage Bank Plc’s Celebration Of International Men’s Day With The Theme ‘Making A Difference For Men And Boys’ Held At The Bank’s Headquarters In Lagos

L-R:  Olugbenga Awe, Heritage Bank Plc’s Divisional Head, Agric Finance & Export;  Fela Ibidapo, Divisional Head, Corporate Communications; Jude Monye,  Executive Director;  Akeem Durotoye, Group Head, Domestic & E-Banking Services;  Victor Amakwe, Group Head, Private Wealth Mgt and Chukwuma Ivaonye, Head, Head Office & Experience Centre Compliance,  during Heritage Bank Plc’s  celebration of International Men’s […]

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Heritage Bank Marks International Men’s Day, Commends Male Staff

Heritage Bank Plc, Nigeria’s most innovative banking service provider, celebrated International Men’s Day 2019 themed: “Making a Difference for Men and Boys”, with event held at its Experience Centres (ECs) branches nationwide. The financial institution leveraged on this theme and coined a personal theme, which is “Break the Ice; Inspire another Man”. To help chart […]

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D Arewa Youth Forum Lauds Fowler On FIRS’ Achievements

The Arewa Youth Forum (AYF) on Monday commended the Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Babatunde Fowler, for what they called “unprecedented record in the history of tax administration in FIRS and in Nigeria”. Members of the National Executive Council of the group, who paid a courtesy visit to FIRS headquarters in […]

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Revenue Constraints Hamper Attainment Of ERGP Targets – CDD

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD), one of Nigeria’s leading civil advocacy group on good governance, has identified revenue shortfalls as one of the constraints that undermined the Federal Government’s efforts to meet the broad economic development targets as outlined it the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP). The civil society group made this […]

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AfDB To Raise $3Bn For Africa’s Women Entrepreneurs

The African Development Bank (AfDB), has hinted of plans to mobilize $3 billion to support women entrepreneurs in Africa. The President of the continental development finance institution, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, made this disclosure at the sidelines of the just concluded annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund/World Bank in Washington D.C He enthused:  “We are […]

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Again, Dangote Foundation Commits N1.1Bn To Women Empowerment

The Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) has restated its readiness to empower additional 106,000 women in four Northern states of the country with the sum of N1.1 billion before the end of this year. This initiative is in continuation of the Foundation’s  micro-grant programme aimed at poverty amelioration through economic empowerment of women. To facilitate the […]

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Gates Foundation Identifies Inequality As Threat To SDGs’ Attainment

……says about 500m people still lack access to basic health, education The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on Tuesday launched its 3rd Annual Goalkeepers Data Report, which reflected that while progress on health and development continues unabated, global inequality remains a major barrier to achieving the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Goalkeepers Data Report is […]

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CISLAC Decries Poor Measures To Combat Kidnapping, Tasks Govt

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has decried the delayed response and  poor measures by government in the country over the growing  rate of kidnapping. The group, in statement signed by its Executive Director, Auwal Ibrahim Musa (Rafsanjani), noted that since 2007, the country had been witnessing increased  spate of kidnapping in the South, particularly South-South […]