NGO empowers out of school girls in Mpape, Kubwa

January 16, 2023 Kehinde Osasona 0

Sixteen out of school girls in Mpape and Kubwa, an FCT area council Monday received an empowerment on skill acquisitions in Abuja. Christened Creating Hope Among Nigeria Girls Through Economic Enterprise (CHANGE), the ceremony had in attendance community leaders, religious leaders, vendors and beneficiaries. The beneficiaries, who were randomly selected by the organiser will undergo tutelage in hairdressing, tailoring and Read More

Seplat Energy, C4C youth empowerment programme lift 22 entrepreneurs 

December 19, 2022 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

Seplat Energy Plc, a leading Nigerian energy company in partnership with Conversations for Change (C4C) has empowered a total of 22 entrepreneurs from the duo’s Youth Entrepreneurship Programme. The event which held at the Lux Terra Leadership and training Centre, Abuja, had the entrepreneurs unveil their business plans following the 2022 C4C Global Entrepreneurship Fellowship Programme. The empowered entrepreneurs and their area Read More

Despite FG’s N100bn livestock project: Miyetti Allah insists Buhari has abandoned us

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has expressed the association’s dissatisfaction with the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration for allegedly abandoning them despite supporting its re-election bid in 2019. It also said expressed worry that livestock business was not catered for in the N500billion agronomy budget of the federal government in the last seven years. MACBAN National President Baba-Othman Read More

2023: Uba Sani reveals focus for Kaduna if elected 

December 18, 2022 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna state, Senator Uba Sani, has pledged to focus on rural development noting that Governor Nasir el-Rufai has revamped education and improved healthcare system in the last seven years. Senator Uba Sani made this known at APC Zone 1 town hall meeting which held at Kongo Conference Hotel on Sunday.  He Read More

NDE trains Plateau graduates on solar installation 

December 13, 2022 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has been commended for impacting skills as well as empowering unemployed youth in Plateau state. The commendation was made Tuesday, by some beneficiaries of the directorate’s training of a set of 25 unemployed graduates in Plateau on solar power installation and maintenance. Mr. Hosea Meshak, who spoke on behalf of the trainers, appreciated the agency Read More

Insecurity: NCNE trains 56 nomadic youths on entrepreneurship skills

December 6, 2022 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

The National Commission for Nomadic Education (NCNE) has trained 56 nomadic youths in various skills as part of the Commission’s efforts to provide youths with modern entrepreneurship skills, address insecurity, poverty and unemployment across the country.  The three-day capacity development workshop on Skills Acquisition and Sustainable Livelihood for Nomadic Youth, which started in Kaduna on Monday, drew participants from Oyo, Read More

Support PRO-BONO to render humanitarian service, Lawyer urges Nigerians  

December 4, 2022 Donald Iorchir 0

The immediate past vice chairman of Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Gwagwalada branch, Barrister David Aigbefoh, has called on Nigerians to assist and give support to HANDLE PRO-BONO LINK and EMPOWERMENT FOUNDATION (HPLEF) to enable it render good humanitarian services to the people. Aigbefoh made the call when the organisation decorated him as grand patron at its 4th year anniversary Thursday Read More

Taking the youths out of unemployment through empowerment

October 13, 2022 Blueprint 0

Towards taking the youths out of crime, a lawmaker from Kogi state has empowered his constituents with business starter parks as SALIHU OYIBO reports. Worried by youth unemployment in Kogi Central Senatorial district especifically in Okene/Ogori-Magongo federal constituency, the lawmaker representing the constituency Hon Yusuf Ahmed Tijani Damisa had done a lot to the people of the constituency since 2011 Read More

Empowerment: Foundation makes case for older women

September 1, 2022 Blueprint 0

Founder, Mother of Models, organizers of 40&Fabulous TV reality show, Nnenna Abani has said older women who could still learn a trade, go back to school or start a business. Abani noted this during the grand finale of the TV reality show when one of the contestant, Jane Watson emerged winner of the maiden edition of the television reality show, Read More

SEPLAT JV empowers more 300 teachers at Seplat Teachers Empowerment Programme

August 18, 2022 Amaka Ifeakandu, Lagos 0

Seplat Energy Plc, a leading Nigerian independent energy company has kicked off the 3rd edition of its Seplat Teachers Empowerment Programme (STEP) in Benin City Edo State, empowering a total of 300 teachers from both Edo and Delta States. The STEP initiative launched in 2022 seeks to promote teacher’s creative thinking, allow for higher student engagement, and offer a well-rounded Read More

Al-Makura: The people’s lawmaker and his style of representation

June 9, 2022 Editorial IV 0

After turning Nasarawa state into a model of good governance and infrastructural development in Nigeria as governor for 8 years, the people of Nasarawa south senatorial district pushed him forward in 2019 as a lawmaker representing the zone. MUAZU ABARI writes on the lawmaker and his representation in the Red Chamber. It is on record that the founding fathers of Nasarawa Read More

Nigeria: IOGLAD to empower organic farmers in 22 states

June 5, 2022 Blueprint 0

The International Organisation for Good Leadership and Agricultural Development (IOGLAD), is set to empower farmers in 15 Africa Countries including Nigeria on Organic agricultural practice and culture programme. IOGLAD is a non-governmental organisation. Presenting the programme to a group of experts led by the Director, Special Duties, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mrs Lawal Fausat, IOGLAD Chairman, Chief Read More

FG empowers smallholder farmers with inputs, equipment

June 5, 2022 Blueprint 0

As part of its empowerment programme, the Federal Government through the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) has flagged-off the Roll out/Distribution of Agricultural inputs to Smallholder Farmers in Kaduna State, Handing over the inputs to the farmers, the Minister, Dr. Mohammad Mahmood Abubakar said the gesture open up investment opportunities, create jobs for stakeholders and facilitate increased Read More

Fidelity Bank to empower 4,000 students in 36 schools

March 31, 2022 Blessing Anaro, Lagos 0

Fidelity Bank Plc will tutor 4,000 students in 36 schools across Nigeria on the value of managing financial resources effectively in order to improve their economic well-being. This initiative, organised in collaboration with Junior Achievement Nigeria (JAN), is part of the activities celebrating the Central Bank’s (CBN) annual Global Money Week (GMW), which promotes financial literacy on a global and Read More

In Yobe, Lawmaker launches constituency youth empowerment campaign

March 30, 2022 Yusuf A Yusuf, Damaturu 0

As part of efforts to make members of her constituency self-reliant, the member representing Damaturu, Gujba, Gulani and Tarmuwa in Federal Constituency in Yobe state, Khadija Bukar Abba Ibrahim, Tuesday, launched strategic constituency youth empowerment and poverty alleviation assistance phase III. Speaking at the event, Khadija said, she was able to do this through continued financial assistance and constituency projects. Read More

Fidelity Bank partners OnePipe to empower businesses with payment solution

March 21, 2022 Blessing Anaro Lagos 0

In a bid to deepen positive customer experience and create new opportunities for businesses to grow revenue, Fidelity Bank, has launched the PayGatePlus, payment gateway. The solution which is in collaboration with OnePipe. PayGatePlus, which is an upgraded version of the legacy PayGate product by the bank, is a payment solution and a comprehensive embedded finance platform that empowers organisations Read More

Kano LG chair empowers 501 widows

March 14, 2022 Bashir Mohammed, Kano 0

Chairman, Kano municipal council, Faizu Alfindiki, has distributed bags of rice to 501 widows who are residents within the metropolis. Similarly, a total of N2, 505,000 was distributed to the affected persons and each widow went home with N5,000 each. A press statement in Kano Sunday said the gesture by the local government which attracted commendation among the urban dwellers Read More

Stop selling empowerment items,Ngige warns beneficiaries

February 3, 2022 Moses John 0

Minister of Labour and Employment Senator Chris Ngige has advised beneficiaries of the skills training and empowerment programmes of the federal government to desist from selling machines and other tools given them to practice skills and create employment. The minister, who stated this Monday during the second phase of the ministry’s empowerment scheme in Awka, Anambra state, said the programme Read More

Senator Bwacha empowers 500 constituents

December 29, 2021 Ahmid Lawal 0

Senate Deputy Minority Leader, Senator Emmanuel Bwacha has provided empowerment items worth millions of naira to the people of his constituency to improve on their wellbeing. Distributing the empowerment materials on Wednesday at his Mararaba country, in Ussa local government area of Taraba state, Senator Bwacha said the gesture was a way of appreciating his constituents for finding him worthy Read More

Kogi lawmaker empowers over 5000 persons

December 29, 2021 Oyibo Salihu 0

Over 5000 persons have benefitted from a mega empowerment programme organised and funded by Hon. Leke Abejide, the member representing Mopa-Muro, Yagba East and Yagba West federal constituency at the National Assembly. Speaking during the distribution of the numerous items, the lawmaker said the mega empowerment was part of his electioneering campaign two years ago to ensure that his constituents Read More

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Ebonyi: Lawmaker empowers 5,000 widows, others with stomach infrastructure

December 27, 2021 Blueprint 0

The federal lawmaker representing Ikwo/Ezza South constituency, Chinedu Ogah, has empowered over 5,000 widows and other members of his constituency. The celebration, which is a yearly rituals and 26th edition of it with different kinds of empowerments was tagged “Stomach Infrastructure,” concentrating on feeding and clothing of widows and other members of his constituency. Celebrating with the people in his Read More

Delta: NIHORT empower 3,580 farmers on crop production

December 27, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Chairman Governing Board of the National Agricultural Research Institute (NIHORT) of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Major General Mohammed Garba (rtd), has said President Buhari’ administration has empowered over 3,580 individuals through its training programmes. Garba stated this in Kwale, Ndokwa West local government area of Delta state when NIHORT in partnership with Ndokwa representative trained and empowered 150 Read More

Gombe Sen. empowers 7,055 youth, women

December 20, 2021 Blueprint 0

Senator Saidu Ahmad Alkali, has empowered 7, 055, to eradicate poverty and provide self-reliant job opportunities amongst youth and women within Gombe North Senatorial District, Senator Alkali Sunday, distributed 50 cars, 500 motorcycles to his constituents and gave irrigation and processing machines to 1, 000 rice and maize farmers. While flagging off the distribution of the items at the Gombe Read More

KaLMA to empower 30,000 students

December 19, 2021 Blueprint 0

The British Council has said the Kano Literacy and Maths Accelerator (KaLMA) programme, funded through UK Aid, will improve literacy and numeracy among primary 4 to primary 6 pupils in Kano state. On the 9th of December 2021, the KaLMA programme results were shared at a dissemination event held at the Fountain Hall of the Rockview Hotel Royale, Abuja. The Read More