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“We are thrilled that Airtel has joined us in removing two major barriers to accessing Wikipedia on mobile phones. Not only are we making it freely available on the mobile web but we are are also launching our first Wikipedia via text service that will allow people without data enabled phones to access Wikipedia,” said Kul Takanao Wadhwa, Head of Mobile, Wikimedia Foundation

In a letter to the Senate, dated October 22, 2013, and titled: “Request for inclusion of Lagos State Development Policy Operation II (DPO) Into the 2012-2014 Medium Term Borrowing Plan of the Federal Government”, the President explained that the loan will be the second tranche of $200 million to be collected by the Lagos State Government out of the total credit amount of $600 million granted it by World Bank in 2010

Governor Ahmed said the flag-off of the N100 million revolving micro-credit for the artisans was to take the people closer to the dream of an economically vibrant informal sector in view of government’s emphasis on small business promotion under the Shared Prosperity Programme