NASS committed to women, youth involvement in governance – Omo-Agege

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege has assured that the National Assembly is committed to greater women and youth involvement in governance in Nigeria through creative legislative interventions. This comes as he decried the low level of women participation in governance in Sub-Saharan Africa which is presently below 24.7 percent. Senator Omo-Agege stated…

Leveraging, improving eCommerce experience can unlock increased sales for SMEs – Visa report

Small businesses can improve their prospects in the marketplace if they are able to provide easy access to information, frictionless payments, a simple returns policy, and personalised shopping options. This is part of submissions in a Visa Consulting & Analytics (VCA) report titled ‘Accelerating the shift to eCommerce’, where it was reported 81 percent of……

FC4SL, PwC holds training on building SDGs into Nigeria’s path forward

The Financial Centre for Sustainability, Lagos (“FC4SL”), in collaboration with PricewaterhouseCoopers (“PwC”) Nigeria, jointly organized webinar session as part of the Market Education and Sensitisation Campaign Initiative of the Research, Education and Engagements Thematic Area of FC4SL. The session, through expert discussions and deliberations, sought to promote the consideration, adoption and integration of the United…

Dangote Fertiliser empowers 150 beneficiaries impacted by pipeline construction

As a means of supporting livelihood to host communities impacted by the 54km gas pipeline to the Fertiliser plant, Dangote Fertiliser limited (DFL) embarked on a programme to empower 150 Project Affected Persons(PAPs) through a cassava enterprises programme. The programme was geared towards mitigating the negative impact of the land acquired for the pipeline construction,…