ECOWAS to empower/train 12,000 pupils on technical education

ECOWAS – The Economic Community of West African States, in partnership with a technology firm, Skill ‘G’ Nigeria Limited, says it will train no fewer than 12,000 pupils in the sub-region on technical education and science annually. According to a statement from ECOWAS, in order to achieve this target, the organisation held a two-day stakeholders’ … Continue reading ECOWAS to empower/train 12,000 pupils on technical education

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Kwara government support female handballers with scholarship

ABUJA–The Federal Capital Territory’s (FCT) Director of Sports, Chief Dilichukwu Onyedinma is elated that four of the territory’s female handballers have been awarded automatic scholarships by the Kwara State government to study at the University of Ilorin. But Onyedimma said that the FCT would ensure the players were not tactically taken over by the Kwara … Continue reading Kwara government support female handballers with scholarship

IBN offers N50 million seed capital to young entrepreneurs’ skill acquisition scheme

INTAFACT HERO’S FOUNDATION, a care giving arm of Intafact Breweries Nigeria, has set aside over N50 million as seed capital for the next batch of its entrepreneurial skill acquisition scheme. Intafact beers Legal and Corporate Affairs Director for AB InBev Nigeria and Ghana, Otunba Michael Daramola, disclosed at the 2017 Intafacts Hero’s Foundation Kickstart award … Continue reading IBN offers N50 million seed capital to young entrepreneurs’ skill acquisition scheme

World Hepatitis: EFI, VHSN hold sensitization program with free eye tests

RIVERS–As part of the activity to mark ‘World Hepatitis Day’, Mavrodi Mondial Movement, MMM, in conjunction with EFI and Viral Hepatitis Association of Nigeria in Woji, Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital, created awareness on Hepatitis in a three-day workshop and conducted free eye tests in the region. Speaking, Dr. Samson Emerole, one of the resource … Continue reading World Hepatitis: EFI, VHSN hold sensitization program with free eye tests

N.3 million scholarship award for prospective winner of 2017 NNPC quiz competition

NIGERIA–The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced an annual scholarship of N300, 000 to the winner of its 2017 edition of national quiz competition. The first and second runners up will also get N250,000 and N200,000 respectively per session for the duration of their courses in tertiary institutions. The Group General Manager, Group Public … Continue reading N.3 million scholarship award for prospective winner of 2017 NNPC quiz competition

FG begins food distribution to 40, 000 household recovering from Boko Haram war ravaged areas

The Federal Government on Wednesday commenced distribution of assorted food items to over 40,000 households in seven liberated local government areas of Adamawa. The distribution was flagged off by Mustapha Maihaja, the Director General, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in Gombi town, the headquarters of Gombi local government area. Maihaja, represented by Mr. Slaku Lugard, … Continue reading FG begins food distribution to 40, 000 household recovering from Boko Haram war ravaged areas

HICC, Church donate to flood victims, IDPs

LAGOS–It was a bunch of harvest for flood victims at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Benue State yesterday as a team from Honeywell Flour Mills Plc, British America Tobacco Nigeria (BATN) Foundation, and the Harvesters Christian Centre (HICC), Gbagada, Lagos State donated relief materials. Honeywell, led by the company’s North Central Zonal Sales … Continue reading HICC, Church donate to flood victims, IDPs