Author: Popoola Babalola

Then last July, the Central Bank of Nigeria, in partnership with Heritage Bank Limited, started the pilot phase of the N3 billion Youth Entrepreneurship Development Programme. Of the over 20 banks in the country, the apex bank appointed Heritage Bank for the pilot phase of this project, which involves disbursement of loans to 1,500 youths

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Akin-Deko, the Yeyeluwa of Idanreland, who also was a businesswoman and philanthropist, was the wife of the prominent politician and Minister of Agriculture in the old Western State, Chief Gabriel Akin-Deko

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The aggrieved players, who won the 9th edition of the African Women tournament that took place in Cameroon, refused to exit the team’s hotel following their unpaid entitlements, a continuation of their protest with the refusal to relinquish the trophy

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He said that the Federal Government would also review the current joint venture arrangements with oil companies, marginal oil fields as well as mount pressure on revenue generating agencies to surpass expected target

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The statement was signed by its spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, who added: “While the Commission awaits the certified copy of the ruling, it is important to point out that this order contradicts another order by Justice M. B Idris of the Federal High Court, Lagos which gave the Commission the nod to freeze the accounts pending the conclusion of investigation

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Walbe said that the call alerted him that one of his relations (name withheld) said they allegedly received a report that he has not been in a stable health condition and would be needed to be moved from Calabar to Jos for treatment

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The position of the Senate was made known on Tuesday by its Leader, Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume, who represented the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, when a civil society group, the Centre for Social Justice, led by Barrister Eze Onyekpere, submitted a report on MTEF to the Senate

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