Alex Ekubo Seeks Budgetary Allocations For Entertainment Industry

Nollywood actor and model, Alex Ekubo has called on the Federal Government to make budgetary allocations for the nation’s entertainment industry to improve on quality and attract revenue for government. The actor in a recent interview said, “the Federal Government should have specific budget for the entertainment industry every year, especially, the movie and music…

NGO Seeks Harmonisation Of Policies On Food Standards

A global non-profit organisation, Synergos Nigeria has called for the harmonisation and domestication of all Federal Government policies on food standards in codified form to facilitate their implementation. A Consultant on Food Standards with Synergos Nigeria, Mr Gbenga Folaranmi made the call on Wednesday in Lokoja at a Validation Workshop on Standards, organised by Synergos…

Chamber Begins Capacity Building For SMEs

The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry, through its Business Entrepreneurship, Skills and Technology (BEST) has rolled out programmes for capacity building for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). The Chamber’s Vice President in charge of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and Provost of the centre, Prof. Adesoji Adesugba, said this at the unveiling of the…

CBN Disburses N55bn To Anchor Borrowers Farmers

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), says it has disbursed N55 billion to more than 250,000 farmers within two years of implementation of the Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP). The Acting-Director, Corporate Communications Department, CBN, Isaac Okorafor, confirmed the figure on Wednesday in Abuja during a media briefing on the implementation of the programme. The ABP…