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Monthly Archives: February 2022

We spend N1 billion daily to feed primary school pupils – FG

The Federal Government says it has increased the cost of feeding a primary school pupil from N70 to N100 and will be spending about N1 billion daily to feed an estimated 10 million children benefiting from the scheme across the country. Dr Umar Bindir, the National Coordinator, National Social Investments …

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Union Bank to divest from UK subsidiary.

Union Bank of Nigeria, one of the oldest banks in the country with an international banking authorization, has said it will be seeking shareholders’ approval to spin off its United Kingdom (UK) subsidiary to shareholders. The bank will meet shareholders in March, 2022, at an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) in …

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Strike: No going back except FG meets all our demands – ASUU.

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has said that it would not call off its strike if all its demands were not met. Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, the national president of ASUU, disclosed this in an interview with journalists on Wednesday. The union had declared a 30-day warning strike over …

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ASUU mobilizes members for fresh strike

University lecturers are heading for another strike over the re-negotiated 2009 agreement with the Federal Government, it was learnt at the weekend. There are indications that the National Executive Council of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) will meet on February 14 to review the implementation of some components …

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Pan African Women Empowerment Network (PAWEN) opens applications to its Aspiring Entrepreneurs Program (AEP) for female African entrepreneurs.

Pan African Women Empowerment Network (PAWEN), a tech-driven not-for-profit organization with a focus on leadership and economic empowerment of African women has called for applications to its 2022 cohort of the Aspiring Entrepreneurs Program (AEP). The Aspiring Entrepreneurs Program is a FREE and INTENSIVE virtual program that equips aspiring female …

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Ecobank drags Vigeo boss to court over alleged N8.7bn debt

Ecobank Nigeria Limited has dragged a Lagos businessman, Mr. Victor Osibodu and his company Vigeo Limited before a Federal High Court in Lagos over an alleged debt of N8,701,770,328.83. At proceeding on Monday, Ecobank’s counsel, Mr. Dapo Akinosun, SAN, informed the presiding judge, Justice Yellin Bogoro that the matter is …

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