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

Honour galore as Buni’s aide bags NANS award of excellence

October 30, 2021 Yusuf A Yusuf 0

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Friday Conferred an award of Exellence on the special adviser to Governor Mai Mala Buni on Political and Legislative matters, Alhaji Aji Yarima Bularafa (Mal Terab of Gujba Emirates). The NANS leadership under the office of its deputy Senate President, Comrade Usman Adamu Nagwaza, and other top National officers of the Association Read More

2023 presidency: North-central group urges Bello to run

October 29, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

A group, North Central Renaissance Movement (NCRM), has urged the Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello, to run for president in 2023 general elections in the interest of the zone. The group, which made the call Thursday during its visit to the governor, noted that after advocacy visits across the region in the past few months, the governor’s name had become Read More

Sanwo-Olu, Uduaghan, Kyari, others for The Witness Newspaper foundation launch

October 18, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Witness, a credible Nigerian newspaper in digital and print formats, is set to launch a non-governmental organization, ‘The Witness Newspaper Foundation’, in commemoration of its fourth year anniversary. The event is billed to hold on Sunday, October 24th, 2021, at the prestigious Lagos Continental Hotel (formerly Intercontinental Hotel), Victoria Island, Lagos. A statement on Monday by the managing director of the newspaper, Read More

International Alert trains Bauchi, Yobe youth on conflict management, peace building

October 13, 2021 Najib Sani 0

As part of efforts to build sustainable peace in the north east, a Non Governmental Organization (NGO) called ‘International Alert’ has organized a three days training to selected youth from Bauchi and Yobe states on conflicts management, peace building and civic responsibilities. The workshop which was opened Wednesday at Custodian Hotels in Gombe state was meant to train the youth Read More