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Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme
The Federal Government through its social investment scheme, N-Power, has employed over 200,000 people and plans to hire another 300,000 graduates, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has said.
The Kwara State Government says all is set to receive the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the state on a one-day working visit, on Tuesday.
The Federal Government said it disbursed N80 billion in 2016 for the Social Investment Programmes (SIPs) aimed at ameliorating the sufferings of vulnerable people in the country.
A total of 30, 000 traders in Akwa Ibom will benefit from the federal government’s micro-credit scheme under the first phase of its Social Investment Programme in the state.
The Federal Government has earmarked N66bn to further boost its four social welfare programmes namely Home Grown School Feeding, N-Power, Conditional Cash Transfer and Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme.
The Federal Government has disbursed N125 million as loans to Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) in Akwa Ibom.
Permit me to thank the Association of Communication Scholars and Professionals of Nigeria for inviting me to their 4th Annual Conference holding here in the beautiful city of Kano. It is commendable that you have maintained the tradition of gathering annually, despite the challenges. I congratulate you!
Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Sen. Aisha Alhassan, has urged women in Nigeria to embrace and explore Federal Government’s empowerment initiatives.
The Bank of Industry (BoI) has disbursed over N450 million micro credit loans to more than 7,000 beneficiaries under the Federal Government’s Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP) in Ogun State.
The Bank of Industry (BoI) has disbursed a fresh N21 million loan to 438 traders in Bauchi State.
Police in Guinea say they have arrested a healer for conning hundreds of women into believing they were pregnant.
Adolescents who experienced severe bullying by their peers earlier in childhood may be more likely to suffer from depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts than teens who weren’t routinely victimized by other kids, a Canadian study suggests.
Six communities around Kangimi Dam in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State have called on the state government to quickly repair the damaged walls of the dam to avert imminent disaster.
The Sokoto State Zakkat and Endowment Commission on Wednesday distributed cash to 560 victims of fire outbreaks in the state.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s announcement that he would hand out awards for what he calls “fake news” has fired up comics and media commentators and has them competing for a “prize.”
The Federal Government yesterday evacuated no fewer than 1,490 stranded Nigerians from Libya to the country in three batches through the Port Harcourt International Airport in Rivers State.
U.S. President Donald Trump cancelled a visit to London scheduled for early this year, saying he was disappointed with the “Obama administration having sold” the U.S. embassy in the British capital.
The Police Command in Cross River on Thursday said it had arrested eight suspects in connection with the killing of a police inspector, Mr Michael James, who was murdered on Dec. 25, 2017 in Akamkpa Local Government Area of the state.
The Nigeria Customs Service has announced its plans to retire 577 of its officers.
The Department of Petroleum Resources has sealed six fuel stations in Anambra for allegedly hoarding and selling petrol above the official pump price of N145 per litre.