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Tony Okpanachi, Managing Director and Chief Executive of the Bank, who announced the donation, said it is a demonstration of the Bank’s commitment to the fight against COVID-19 pandemic that has infected over 2.6 million people.

DBN donates N100 million to fight against coronavirus

Development Bank of Nigeria Plc, a development finance institution, established by the Federal Government in collaboration with global development partners to address the major financing challenges facing Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) in Nigeria, has announced a donation of N100 Million towards the fight against the deadly coronavirus pandemic; (COVID-19).

Development Bank donates N100 million to fight against coronavirus

Development Bank of Nigeria Plc, DBN, has announced a donation of N100 million towards the fight against the deadly coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19).
The African Development Bank, AfDB, says it has approved a 70 million dollar loan for a road project in Ebonyi. The bank said on its website on Friday that it would provide $40 million, while its co-financier, the Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF), would contribute $30 million for the project.

Nigeria partners AfDB for special agro-industrial processing zones

The African Development Bank, AfDB, in collaboration with the government of Nigeria, has held a meeting with stakeholders to discuss details around Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zones in Nigeria.
President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, has said that Nigeria needs to evolve a more effective tariff structure in order to achieve steady electricity supply.

Akinwumi Adesina: AfDB has $20bn investments’ portfolio in ECOWAS

The African Development Bank (AfDB) says its portfolio investments in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) region is $20 billion.
AFDB President Akinwumi Adesina.

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The African Development Bank (AfDB), says its portfolio investments in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) region is 20 billion dollars.

DBN, NSE partner to create capacity for MSMEs

The Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN) has announced that it is partnering with the Nigerian Stock Exchange to explore ways in building capacity and bringing Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to the floor of the Exchange.

Fidelity Bank: We’ve disbursed N9.6 billion to MSMEs

Fidelity Bank Plc says it has disbursed N9.6 billion to Micro-Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), from the Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN) fund being administered by participating deposit money banks.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo stated this at the end of a four week-training for 1500 youths who participated in the N-Creative programme held in Benin.

VP Osinbajo: Nigeria’s future bright

Corporate Affairs Commission, CAC, Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has again reassured that Nigeria’s future is bright going by the progress being made by the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs).

MTN appoints ex-minister, ex-revenue chief, ex-NBA president as board members

Telecommunications firm, MTN, has notified the Nigeria Stock Exchange of a substantial change in its board structure. Pioneer board chair, Pascal Dozie, is stepping down along with five other directors.
Emeka Ihedioha

Governor Ihedioha orders forensic audit of local council accounts

Imo State government has ordered “a comprehensive forensic audit of the local governments’ accounts.”
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari asks ministers to submit handover notes

An indication that President Muhammadu Buhari may dissolve the Federal Executive Council (FEC) earlier than the May 29 terminal date of his first term in office emerged yesterday when he asked ministers and agency heads to turn in their handover notes by Wednesday.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

Inauguration: President Buhari orders agency heads to prepare handover notes

Ahead of the May 29 inauguration President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term, the Accountant-General of the Federation, Idris Ahmed; the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Hameed Ali; the Executive Chairman Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Tunde Fowler, and 11 other heads of agencies under the Ministry of Finance have been ordered to submit their hand over notes on or before April 23.

Development bank disburses N31 billion to MSMEs

Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN) disbursed N31 billion to Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the country in its first full year of operation in 2018.
Acting Finance Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed

ICAN seeks collaboration with finance ministry on training

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) on Tuesday commended the laudable achievements of the Federal Government under the Federal Ministry of Finance in the last three and half years, saying it has blocked leakages and set the tone for improved revenue generation to finance government’s economic development agenda.

DBN: We’ve given loans to 35,000 MSMEs

Tony Okpanachi, managing director, Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN), says in its first year of operations, the bank exceeded its projected performance with a total loan disbursement of N31.36 billion to 35,000 micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs).
Alliance for New Nigeria - ANN

2019: ANN candidate promises to create jobs for youths in Enugu

Enugu South ANN candidate Nonso Nnamani promises to create jobs for unemployed youths in his constituency if elected
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Yemi Osinbajo: How technology can solve Nigeria’s unemployment problem

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday said he believes the future of job creation is in technology and innovation.

Expert lauds central bank on microfinance banks recapitalisation

A financial expert and university lecturer, Professor Uche Uwaleke, has thrown his weight behind the new CBN policy, directing Microfinance banks to recapitalise or have their operational licences withdrawn.

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