Edo holds business clinic for entrepreneurs

As part of efforts to boost capacity of entrepreneurs to scale their businesses, the Edo State Government has organised a one-day business clinic focusing on strategies for business expansion and access to finance. Continue reading Edo holds business clinic for entrepreneurs at Vanguard News. Find more latest news and headlines from the newspaper

Coalition thumbs up FMBN over workers -friendly policy

A group, The Coalition of Civil Societies and Media Executives for Good Governance in Nigeria (COCMEGG), has commended the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) for its policy aimed at assisting Nigerians to own houses. The commendation was contained in a statement issued yesterday in Abuja by its President, Omoba Kenneth Aigbegbele, and Publicity Secretary,…

MainOne, Orange to boost internet access into W/ Africa

French Telecoms company, Orange and leading West African connectivity and data centre services provider, MainOne have struck a partnership that will see Orange co-invest in two new cable landing stations in Dakar, Senegal and Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire. The broadband infrastructure provider will provide additional capacity via its 7000km cable system from Europe to Africa with…

Forex: CBN intervenes again with $210m

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has again intervened in the inter-bank Foreign Exchange market to the tune of $210 million. According to the figures obtained from the Apex Bank yesterday, $100 million was offered to authorized dealers in the wholesale segment of the market, while the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) segment received the…

2018 Fiscal Index: Rivers, Delta, Bayelsa lead ranking

Many Nigerian states will have to rev up their internally generated income and slow down on borrowing, a new Fiscal Sustainability Index published by BudgIT Nigeria, a budget transparency advocacy group has said. The “2018 State of States’’ report, launched yesterday in Abuja by BudgiT, was sponsored by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The report…

Abuja residents accuse AEDC of over estimated billings

Residents of Federal Housing Authority Estate, Lugbe, in the Federal Capital Territority, FCT, yesterday, accused the Abuja Electricity and Distribution Company (AEDC) of over-estimating their electricity bills. The aggrieved electricity consumers also accused the company of charging them for the power that they did not use. One of the residents of the area, Mr Yakub…