The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, says it will partner with financial institutions to assist women to access finance to enhance their livelihood.
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The award ceremony was held at a special graduation ceremony on July 27, 2023 at IWS Skills Centre, Lekki, Lagos.
Ir was given to them on June 2, 2023 at Alapomu Palace Hall, Apomu, headquarters of Isokan Local Government Area.
World Bank Country Manager for South Sudan, Firas Raad, said the grant was aimed at supporting female entrepreneurs in formalising and scaling up their business activities and helping survivors of gender-based violence (GBV) access vital services that would enable them to recover and rebuild their lives.
Folake Ani-Mumuney, Group Head, Marketing and Corporate Communications, said this in a statement on Thursday.
FirstBank Deputy Managing Director, Francis Shobo, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Lagos.
The conference, which is holding at International Conference Centre, Abuja, is an assembly for women of all ages to share experiences with one another in finding happiness, while fulfilling their purpose in life as women.
The Bank announced that following from its interaction with women across the country, it has discovered that most of them are unable to access finance to either stabilize or scale their businesses mainly because of a lack of awareness on how to leverage bank funding to drive and sustain profit.
This was disclosed in Ado-Ekiti on Thursday at the maiden edition of: “Se’tigbo (Have You Heard),” a public enlightenment programme on Governor Kayode Fayemi’s administration’s policies and achievements.
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With the aim of increasing its engagement and reaching a wider audience, an online repository for its FirstGem product was created and designed to provide a virtual online community where like-minded women, irrespective of where they are in Nigeria and abroad, gather to connect, grow and share knowledge on everything about lifestyle, parenting, career development, entrepreneurship, health, work and family.
The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said his administration will continue to support activities and programmes aimed at raising the capacity of women to fight poverty and diseases that may limit their ability towards attaining their potential.
It’s about that time of the year again when women in Lagos State converge under the auspices of the Committee of Wives of Lagos State Officials for the annual National Women’s Conference. For the past 19 years, COWLSO, which is a community-based gender organisation established principally to complement the effort of the Lagos State Government in bringing about exponential development and growth at the grassroots, has been consistent in hosting the conference each year.
Union Bank of Nigeria Plc in partnership with MamaMoni empowerment foundation on Wednesday unveiled its innovation hub for low income women and girls to boost women empowerment, talent development and financial inclusion.
The Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar, said his policy document targeting the creation of an enabling environment for youths and women to return to the path of wealth creation and gainful employment would soon be unveiled.
The Minister, Senator Aisha Alhassan, made this known on Thursday in Abuja at the mid-term review meeting on the 17th National Council on Women Affairs and Social Development.
Dr Lola Akande, the State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, made this known at the Anti-Human Trafficking National Conference in Lagos, organised by Salvation Army, Nigeria Territory, Lagos.
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She said this during her visit to Oja Oba Otun, in Moba Local
Government Area in continuation of her market outreach programme to the 16 local government areas of the state, where buses were donated to each market, while traders received cash grants