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

Ganduje’s wife thumbs-up Doguwa on empowerment drive

December 16, 2021 Blueprint 0

Wife of Kano state governor, Professor Hafsat Umar Ganduje, has described the member representing Tudun-wada/Doguwa Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, Alhaji Alasan Ado Doguwa, as a committed and dedicated legislator, who considered empowerment as one of his cardinal policies. Ganduje made this remark in Doguwa local government area, Kano, while distributing Alhassan Ado Doguwa supports materials to 2,000 Read More

Bauchi empowers youth, women to be agent of conflict resolution

December 15, 2021 Blueprint 0

Bauchi state government Tuesday said it has initiated various empowerment programmes aimed at empowering youth and women to be agent of conflict resolution for the sustenance of peace and security in the state. Commissioner for Youth and Sports Development, Adanu Manu Soro, stated this at the inauguration of a capacity- building training on the engagement of youth and women in Read More

ActionAid Nigeria empowers 1,614 persons in Nasarawa

December 13, 2021 Blueprint 0

ActionAid Nigeria in partnership with Global Peace Development (GPD) and Beacon Youth Initiative (BYI), has empowered 1,614 persons in Nasarawa state under the System and Structure strengthening Approach against Radicalization to Violent Extremism (SARVE II) project, to reduce their vulnerability to violent extremism. Country director, ActionAid Nigeria, Mrs. Ene Obi, gave the figure Monday, during SERVE II learning and dissemination Read More

Adefisoye empowers constituents with items worth N100m

November 21, 2021 Ahmid Lawal 0

A federal lawmaker representing Idanre/Ifedore federal constituency, Hon. Tajudeen Adefisoye, has empowered hundreds of his constituents with various empowerment items valued at N100m. While addressing beneficiaries at Idanre constituency office Friday, Adefisoye said empowerment was a way to take care of faithful party members. He therefore urged APC members in the constituency to stay committed and remain faithful to the Read More

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Foundation empowers over 1000 vulnerable women in Niger

November 12, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

A group, IDIMUB Foundation has empowered over 100 poor and vulnerable women of Azza community in Lapai local government area of Niger state. The event, which took place in Kuchi village, was attended by prominent sons and daughters of Azza community, including the traditional head of Ebbo, Etsu Ndatsu Halilu. The founder of the organization, Alh Idris Abubakar Idimub, said Read More

‘Investments in real sector’ll reduce high cost of houses’

November 1, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Branch Manager of the Gtext Homes, a real estate firm, Mr Farouq Usman, has disclosed that more investments in the sector will reduce the high cost of houses as well as make houses available. To this end, he advised the federal and state governments to prioritise investment in the real estate sector to tackle the housing deficit in the Read More

Niger-Delta: Dikio unveils action plans for ex-agitators

November 1, 2021 Joy Emmanuel 0

The interim administrator, Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Col. Milland Dixon Dikio (retd), has unveiled his plan for ex-agitators, saying he will focus on wealth creation leveraging on partnerships that will have positive effects on the economy of the Niger Delta and the country. He said having laid the foundation in his first one year with his outlined vision, the time Read More

UN trains women on gender equality bill

October 31, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The United Nations Women under an intervention known as the EU-UN joint Spotlight initiative, has conducted a training for women in Film and Television international and Nigerian film/ TV industry professionals on ending violence against women, girls and gender equal opportunities bill. Spotlight Initiative is a multi-year program to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls and to Read More