Philip Asiodu to chair LAPO 2018 annual forum
A former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Philip Asiodu is expected to Chair the 2018 edition of annual development forum of the Lift Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO). A statement signed by Sabina Idowu-Osehobo, Chairperson, Planning Committee and James-Wisdom Abhulimen, Secretary, Planning Committee said Mike Obadan, a renowned Professor of Economics and Non-Executive Director of the Central…
DBN, LAPO Microfinance Bank to fund 10,000 MSMEs
Development Bank of Nigeria Plc (DBN), the first wholesale development finance institution in Nigeria, has partnered with LAPO Microfinance Bank Limited, to provide lending to about 10,000 Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs), to alleviate the financial constraints they face. A statement from DBN said: “This is a milestone achievement and I am…
LAPO screens 298,663 persons for cancer
A Non- Governmental Organisations , Lift Above Poverty Organizations (LAPO) recently screened 298,663community members for ailments under the LAPO Community Campaign for Cancer Control (LAPO-C4) in Nigeria.
LAPO fetes women at leadership award
Founder, Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO), Dr. Godwin Ehigiamusoe, has described as unacceptable in the country the obnoxious social norms, political exclusion and economic lopsidedness...
LAPO spends N5.7 billion to empowers 108,367 rural farmers
The management of Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO) yesterday said it has spent N5.7billion to empower no fewer than 108,367 rural farmers in 19 states of the country during last year.
LAPO reaches 761,327 community members through cancer control project
Lift Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO) has lamented the increasing level of poverty in the country, which it said, has become a problem to many households. Speaking in Benin City, during the LAPO-C4 project midterm review meeting with partner community-based organistations (CBOs), Executive Director, LAPO, Sabena Idowu-Osehobo, said has demonstrated uncommon commitment to poverty alleviation through…
LAPO launches new HMO improves health of 57,074 community members
Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO) has established Life Action Plus Ltd, a national health maintenance organization (HMO). Its mission is to improve access of Nigerians to quality health insurance services.
LAPO supports farmers with N3.2b to boost food production
The organisation’s Executive Director, Sabina Idowu-Osehobo made the disclosure while reviewing the performance of the LAPO Agricultural and Rural Development Initiative (LARDI).
LAPO raises alarm over increasing cases of cancer, screens 11,530 women for tropical diseases
The Executive Director of Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO), Sabina Idowu-Osehobo has expressed concern over the alarming cases of cancer stressing that at least 102,000 new cases of cancer occur annually in Nigeria with over 60 percent in women battling breast and cervical cancer.