Fidelity partners ImpactHER to empower 1,052 female entrepreneurs

June 22, 2022 Blessing Anaro, Lagos 0

Fidelity Bank, a leading financial institution in Nigeria, has collaborated with ImpactHER to support 1,052 female entrepreneurs across the 36 states of Nigeria in addressing the challenges they face in their small and medium-sized businesses. Through diverse training on digital skills and direct business support, beneficiaries from two cohorts have been able to improve visibility for their businesses and consequently, Read More

Sterling Bank partners Community Pot to feed 500 malnourished children

June 13, 2022 Amaka Ifeakandu, Lagos 0

Sterling Bank Plc, Nigeria’s leading commercial bank, has entered into partnership with Community Pot, a social impact project, to launch a pilot project in Lagos to feed 500 malnourished children across Nigeria. Speaking at the launching of the project with the theme: Adopt a Child to Recovery, Mrs. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Sterling One Foundation, Mrs. Olapeju Ibekwe, said Read More

IsDB’s partnership with Nigeria

May 30, 2022 Salisu Na'inna Dambatta 0

The forthcoming Annual Meeting of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group in Egypt from June 1 to 4, 2022, should be yet another forum for Nigeria to actively explore more areas of mutually beneficial partnership with the bank. Nigeria joined the international financial institution in 2005 with the main objectives of gaining stronger and wider economic linkages with sister countries Read More

Nigeria, UK education partnership is about inclusiveness – British delegation

May 20, 2022 Ene Oshaba 0

The British Council delegation to Nigeria on Transnational Education (TNE) has said the partnership it is seeking to solidify in Nigeria is aimed at providing quality international UK curriculum education to citizens seeking to travel abroad to study in the country. UK Government’s Education Champion and head of the delegation, Professor Sir Steve Smith, stated this in Abuja, when the Read More

NYSC partners TStv, set to launch internet protocol TV

March 25, 2022 John Oba 0

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has indicated interest on collaboration with an indigenous satellite television outfit, TStv, for the smooth take-off of its Internet Protocol Television. NYSC Director-General, Major General Shuaibu Ibrahim disclosed this, Thursday, when he paid a courtesy visit to the TStv headquarters at Idu Industrial Layout, Abuja. Ibrahim, who was led on a guided tour of Read More

Ecobank partners Ogun, extends mortgage finance to civil servants

March 9, 2022 Segun Odunewu 0

Ecobank Nigeria has entered into a partnership agreement with the Ogun State government to provide mortgage financing to interested civil servants who are allottees of the state’s housing scheme. Under the housing scheme, the Ogun State Government has developed an acquisition arrangement to build and allocate houses to senior civil servants, to be purchased through installment within a defined period Read More

FBN partners CDC to assist women-owned businesses

March 9, 2022 Segun Odunewu, Lagos 0

First Bank of Nigeria says its new partnership CDC Group, the UK government’s development finance institution on a $100 million finance facility will help direct funding to women-owned and led businesses as well as to local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria. The deal will support FirstBank to deliver financial solutions that help to address the challenge of limited Read More

NGOs partner to facilitate effective advocacy ahead 2023 polls

March 3, 2022 Adeola Tukuru, Abuja 0

Two Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) Nigeria Network of NGOs and the Conference of Northern States Civil Society Networks on Wednesday collaborated to focus on facilitating effective advocacy on issues of civic space, national development and election credibility. The development was reached by both NGOs while signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to formalise a partnership between the two networks at a Read More

MTN partners Finnish-based firm, launches digital platform

March 1, 2022 By Benjamin 0

MTN Nigeria has launched a digital multi-experience platform in partnership with Tecnotree, a Finnish-based global provider of digital transformation solutions for Communication Service Providers CSPs and Digital Service Providers DSPs. The multi-experience partner ecosystem offering aims to create lifestyle bundles of content, applications, and connectivity through a pre-integrated digital partner ecosystem for global, local and global high-demand and hyper-growth sectors. Read More

Zulum meets Egyptian ambassador on education partnership 

February 23, 2022 Sadiq Abubakar 0

Borno state governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, Tuesday, met with the Egyptian Ambassador to Nigeria on a follow-up visit to his initial visit to Egypt on education partnership. The follow-up visit by the governor was to strengthen his initial visit to Egypt early November, 2020, during which he sought partnership for the training of academics in Borno’s tertiary institutions and Read More

FBN partners CDC group to boost women-owned businesses

February 23, 2022 Blueprint 0

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced its partnership with CDC Group, the UK government’s development finance institution on a $100 million finance facility to FirstBank. This new investment will direct funding to women-owned and led businesses as well as to local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria. The deal will support FirstBank to deliver financial solutions that help Read More

Kebbi to partner Pakistan on trade, agriculture

February 11, 2022 Kabiru Dogon Daji 0

The Kebbi state government is to partner with Pakistan on agriculture, defence, technology, health, commerce and education. Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu gave this indication Thursday at the Government House, Birnin Kebbi when he received the Pakistani High Commissioner to Nigeria, Major General Muhammad Tayyib Azzam, who called on him. He acknowledged that the visit of the high commissioner would facilitate Read More

Access Bank partners AAWEF to organise ZORA Festival 2022

February 8, 2022 Benjamin Umuteme 0

Access Bank says it will be collaborating with the Africa-America Women Economic Forum (AAWEF) to ensure a full representation of African culture at the 33rd annual ZORA! Festival of Arts and Humanities. The Bank is engaging in the partnership through its W Initiative; that is committed to encouraging and supporting women as well as female entrepreneurs. AAWEF is positioned to Read More

GBV: Potiskum to partner community women survivors producing reusable pads

February 8, 2022 Yusuf A Yusuf, 0

Yobe women have continued to commend Women and Youths Empowerment Initiative (WOYEIN) for the various support and programmes executed to enhance their development, and reduce all forms of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in the state. The chairman of Potiskum local government council, Salisu Muktari, revealed this while speaking at the graduation ceremony of the women survivors of GBV, beneficiaries of the Read More

2023: INEC partners CSOs to enhance stakeholders participation

February 3, 2022 Emeka Nze 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is partnering with some prominent Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to create a platform for key stakeholders in the electoral process to share experiences and build public confidence in the electoral process, ahead of the 2023 general election. To this end, a committee of INEC-YIAGA joint national conference on the 2023 general election has been Read More

Bayelsa partners Sterling Bank, Zipline, others to expand medical access

February 1, 2022 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

Bayelsa State Government has partnered with Sterling Bank Plc, Zipline, a global leader in instant logistics, Drugstoc and Health Spaces to implement a transformation agenda in the state’s healthcare system under a Health Supply Chain Consortium. According to the memorandum of understanding (MoU), the Health Supply Chain Consortium will invest in the transformation of Bayelsa State healthcare supply chain by Read More

Kebbi partners doctors without borders on medical outreach

January 24, 2022 Kabiru Dogon Daji 0

Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi state Monday received doctors without borders on a partnership courtesy visit. The visit was to discuss medical services related to nutritional programme and Integrated Community Case Management (ICCM) in Kebbi state local government areas. Head of mission, Dr. Shaukat Muttaqi, said the doctors would start a 10- bed Inpatient Therapeutic Feeding Center (ITFC)/stabilisation unit Read More

UNFCCC, AirCarbon partner on emission reduction

January 17, 2022 Helen Oji with agency report 0

UN Climate Change has begun a new partnership with the AirCarbon Exchange (ACX), the world’s first fully digital carbon exchange, to promote carbon offsetting via emission reductions certified by the secretariat of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The partnership will allow ACX clients representing 30 different countries to purchase and retire emission credits known as “Certified Emission Read More

Sterling Bank partners LASG, FG on free Wi-Fi at MMIA

January 16, 2022 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

As part of its continuous support to reduce the spread of Covid-19 in the country, Sterling Bank Plc has collaborated with the Lagos State Port Health Authority and the Federal Ministry of Aviation to upgrade the facilities at the the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) arrival terminals D & E with the installation of free Wi-Fi connection and additional air Read More

NAPTIP harps on media partnership to curb human trafficking

December 8, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Director General, National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Dr. Fatima Waziri–Azi, has made case for collaboration and partnership between the media and other stakeholders in the fight against trafficking in persons in Nigeria. She stated this while declaring open a Three-Day Training and Capacity Development Orientation, Development of Standard Reporting Template for Members of the Trafficking Read More

NAPTIP harps on media partnership to curb human trafficking

December 8, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Director General, National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Dr. Fatima Waziri–Azi, has made case for collaboration and partnership between the media and other stakeholders in the fight against trafficking in persons in Nigeria. The agency boss stated this while declaring open a Three-Day Training and Capacity Development Orientation, Development Of Standard Reporting Template For Members Of Read More

Kaduna ALGON partners LGAM on accountability, community engagement

December 7, 2021 Blueprint 0

Chairman of Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON), Kaduna state, Hon. Abubakar Buba, has expressed readiness of Kaduna local government chairmen to support ongoing reforms on promotion of accountability, transparency and community engagement. He made this known when he received a delegation of Local Government Accountability Mechanism (LGAM), Partnership to Engage, Reform & Learn (PERL) on a courtesy visit Read More

Nigeria, Bangladesh partner to boost the Diaspora performance

November 25, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The High Commissioner of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh to Nigeria, Mr Musudur Rahman, has expressed the desire to share best practices with Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) to boost diaspora performances. The Ambassador, who described the setting up of NIDCOM as a step in the right direction, noted that Bangladesh has a full Ministry of Expatriate Welfare for its Read More

JAMB partners EFCC to check cybercrimes

November 15, 2021 Uji Abdullahi Iliyasu 0

part of efforts to curb cybercrimes and examination malpractices, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has patnered with Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to tackle the menace. This was contained in JAMBulletin published Monday. “The synergy became necessary in view of the avowed commitment of JAMB to curb all acts that could undermine public examinations in the country Read More

SEC to partner SON on commodities standards

November 8, 2021 Benjamin Umuteme 0

The Securities and Exchange Commission and the Standards Organisation of Nigeria are set to take their collaboration on Commodities Trading Ecosystem a step further with the hosting of a Commodities Standards Sensitisation Workshop. The workshop which holds Monday and Tuesday in Lagos will see Processors, Farmer Groups, Exporters, Farmer Co-operatives, Merchants/off takers as well as Agric Extension Officers in attendance. Read More