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  • SDGs 2030: Presidency Mobilises 400 Corps Members To Champion Implementation

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    The Office of the Senior Special Assistant  to the President on Sustainable Development Goals (OSSAP-SDGs) has mobilised 400 corps members across the country to champion the implementation of SDGs 2030 in Nigeria. Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, the SSA to the President, said this at the opening ceremony of the launch of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC)/SDGs…

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  • Wema Bank Targets Youths In Financial Inclusion Drive

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    Wema Bank Plc is promoting financial inclusion with its Purple Savings Account which targets the youths, especially new students from many of the higher institutions across the country. The bank  participated in the orientation programmes for new students of Lagos State University (LASU); Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State; the Federal University Oye-Ekiti, among others…

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  • Nigeria Woos Foreign Investors On National Shipping Carrier

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    The federal government is currently making efforts to attract foreign investors for the establishment of businesses that would aid the sustainability of the proposed refloating of a national shipping carrier. Disclosing this in an interview with LEADERSHIP recently, the executive secretary/CEO of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Mr Hassan Bello said that as the establishment…

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  • Recession: BoI Injects Fund To SMEs To Tackle Poverty

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    The Bank of Industry is gradually but steadily supporting small and medium enterprises in an overall move to boost  the economy, BAYO AMODU reports.  At a time that economic activities seem to have taken a deep slumber, resulting from lack of liquidity at the grassroots, economic watchers have persistently asked the federal government to inject…

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  • FG Should Ban Importation Of Set-top Boxes – Ohuabunwa

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    Gospell Digital Technology Limited, a Calabar-based company is among the 13 licensed set- up box manufacturers by National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) for the Nigerian digital switchover. The company, founded in 2014 has since gone ahead to build the largest manufacturing plant in West Africa. In this interview with BAYO AMODU, the Group Managing Director of…

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  • UBA Dominates At Global Banking Awards In London

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    Pan African banking and financial services group, United Bank for Africa (UBA), has won the 2016 Bank of The Year 2016 award in Gabon, Congo-Brazzaville, Senegal, Cameroon, and Chad at the annual Bankers Award in London. The group managing director/chief executive officer (CEO), UBA Plc, Mr Kennedy Uzoka, dedicated the award to the bank’s numerous…

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  • Elumelu Shares ‘Africapitalism’ Philosophy In North Africa

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    Chairman of United Bank for Africa (UBA) and philanthropist Tony Elumelu, CON has called for a shared approach to African development describing it as the only route to achieving sustainable economic development, political stability and economic prosperity on the continent. Elumelu made this call at an event attended by 15 delegations who represented the United…

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  • Nigeria Needs More Formal Economy – Enelamah

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    Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr Okechukwu Enelamah, in this interactive session with journalists in Abuja recently, explains the importance of creating a more formal economy for Nigeria among other issues.  BAYO AMODU was there for LEADERSHIP Weekend. How would you asses Nigeria’s economy after a year as minister and what are the strategic…

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  • Nigeria’s Economy Still Largest In Africa–IMF

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    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has affirmed Nigeria’s economy as the biggest in Africa, ahead of South Africa and Egypt, despite the economic recession the country is battling with. Nigeria was reported to have lost its spot as Africa’s biggest economy to South Africa in August 2016, following the recalculation of the country’s Gross Domestic…

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