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BOI chief calls for more technology universities to drive development

The Managing Director of the Bank of Industry, Mr Olukayode Pitan, has urged State and Federal Governments to establish more universities of technology to drive development.
Bank of Industry (BoI)

Bank of Industry scales up interventions to crisis-affected states

The Managing Director/Chief Executive, Bank of Industry, Mr. Olukayode Pitan, has said the bank is exploring ways to help drive efforts at implementing viable solutions required to scale up interventions in support of crisis-afflicted communities across the country.
Waheed Olagunju

Money is not Nigeria’s problem – BOI chief

Waheed Olagunju, executive director, small and medium-scale enterprises of the Bank of Industry, says money for any potentially viable enterprise is not a problem in Nigeria.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo inaugurates shared facilities for MSMEs in Ibadan

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday inaugurated Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Shared Facilities for Fashion, Style and Shea Butter production in Ibadan, Oyo State.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday visited Trader Moni Command Centre at the Bank of Industry, Abuja.

Bank of Industry disburses N11.5 billion to 1.4 million Nigerians under federal government’s TraderMoni...

Olukayode Pitan, the Managing Director, Bank of Industry, on Thursday said the bank had disbursed N11.5 billion to petty traders and artisans under the Social Investment Programme of the Federal Government, known as TraderMoni.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday visited Trader Moni Command Centre at the Bank of Industry, Abuja.

Yemi Osinbajo visits TraderMoni command centre

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday visited Trader Moni Command Centre at the Bank of Industry, Abuja.
Muhammadu Buhari

UAE seeks closer economic ties with Nigeria

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has expressed its readiness to deepen economic ties with Nigeria toward promoting investment and trade between both countries.
Bank of Industry (BoI)

Kaduna MSMEs get N2.8 billion from Bank of Industry

About 20,830 Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Kaduna State received N2.8bn from the Bank of Industry (BoI).
Olukayode Pitan

Federal government secures $500 million EXIM Bank loan for modular refineries

The Federal Government has secured a $500 million loan facility from the Export Import Bank of China (CEXIM), through the Bank of Industry (BoI), to establish modular refineries and implement the Flare Gas Recovery Programme.
Bank of Industry (BoI)

Bank of Industry to drive import substitution with leather products financing scheme

The Bank of Industry (BoI) has unveiled the Aba finished leather goods cluster financing programme targeted at over 150,000 artisans in the cluster.

Bank of Industry to drive import substitution with leather manufacturing scheme

To improve capacity of operators in the leather products manufacturing sector and intensify import substitution, especially those in Aba cluster, the Bank of Industry (BoI), has unveiled the Aba Finished Leather Goods Cluster Financing programme, targeted at over 150,000 artisans in the cluster.

Federal government to drive youth entrepreneurship with technology

The federal government has unveiled plans to drive youth entrepreneurship in the country through the use of technology.

Bank of Industry, Ebonyi government seal N4 billion agric fund deal

The Bank of Industry (BoI) and Ebonyi State government have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on a N4 billion matching funds to boost the fortune of civil servants in the state through agricultural activities.

Bank of Industry, Ebonyi government roll out N4 billion agric fund for civil servants

The Bank of Industry (BoI) and the Ebonyi State Government are to collaborate in a N4 billion matching funds to enhance the fortunes of civil servants in the state through agricultural activities.

Senator Egwu: National Assembly will promote bills to enhance manufacturing sector

Senator Sam Egwu, the Chairman, Senate Committee on Industries, has reaffirmed the National Assembly’s commitment to promote bills that would position manufacturing sector toward driving the nation’s economic growth and recovery.

N10 billion farmers-to-finance fund will reduce poverty – VP Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said on Saturday that the newly inaugurated N10 billion Farmers-to-Finance-Mutual Funds would help reduce poverty and support local farmers to grow their businesses.

Focus more on poverty eradication, financial inclusion – Yemi Osinbajo tells DFIs

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has told Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of African Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) to direct their energies on how best to eradicate poverty as well as improve financial inclusion for the continent’s citizens.

Bank of Industry releases N24bn to industrialists in Kano

The Managing Director, Bank of Industry, Mr. Olukayode Pitan, says the bank has provided a total of N24bn to industrialists in Kano State.

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Many feared killed as Boko Haram attacks vigilante in Yobe

An unspecified number of vigilante operatives were killed at a checkpoint mounted by suspected Boko Haram members along Damaturu/Gashua road, Yobe, on Friday, witnesses and security officials said.
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Sunday Oliseh: Emmanuel Dennis can play for big clubs in Europe

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Ayodele Fayose denies plans to dump PDP

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South Sudan rebel leader to be appointed vice president

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Raheem Sterling sat down with AS at the Lowry Hotel, the hotel where José Mourinho was based during his time in Manchester.

Raheem Sterling: I’m happy at Manchester City for now

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