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African Art takes centre stage as Miami Art Week looks to Lagos
The organizers of Miami Art Week are paying more attention to Africa, and Lagos in particular, as preparations gather momentum for the 2019 edition of the art fairs, which holds annually in Florida, United States of America. This year, Miami Art Week is scheduled to hold in the first week in December and will devote…
PowWow With E’: A Hangout For Stay-At-Home Moms
Powwow with E’ is a purpose-hangout for stay-at-home moms, founded with the purpose of helping these moms fully maximise their season, and flip the pity-party where existent for a fruitful one right at home. With this class of women mostly over or under-looked by members of society and often facing some peculiar challenges especially but…
Disrupting credit: how GEEP is enabling access to affordable credit, solving the collateral problem
With a population of over 190m, Nigeria has over 30 million MSMEs employing over 60 million of the population and contributing about 85% of our total labor force in the country. Micro, Small and Medium businesses have been the bedrock of the Nigerian economy. But a lot of them continue to remain at the same level because they lack access to funding from commercial banks; the average Nigerian MSME owner does not have a collateral, and cannot afford the interest rate charged by banks. Consequently, these businesses have remained at subsistence level; unable to utilize the opportunities in the Nigerian economy to grow.
More winners emerge in 9mobile Magic Hour promo
If you’ve ever thought that N100 could not make a difference, you’ll definitely think differently after reading this, seeing as 9Mobile is giving its customers millions of reasons to think otherwise. It’s the Magic Hour season and 9Mobile is living up to its word of rewarding its customers with exciting cash prizes and fantastic benefits.…
NB goes offgrid with 650 kW solar powered plant in Ibadan
Nigerian Breweries Plc (NB) and CrossBoundary Energy have announced the signing of Heineken’s first solar project in Africa, a pact that will see the latter installing and operating a 650 kW solar plant at the brewer’s Ibadan Brewery, later this year.
CAS upholds PSG’s petition against UEFA over FFP
Paris Saint-Germain won a major victory yesterday when the world’s top sports court backed the French champions against European football’s governing body, UEFA, over club finances., reports AFP.
AFA Sports thrilled by Civil Defenders’ Africa Elite Eight feat
AFA Sports management has described as a great feat Civil Defenders Basketball Club’s performance in their Africa League campaign, describing the players as a rare breed.
Ambode, Ogundipe want public to show compassion for retirees
The Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, and Vice Chancellor, University of Lagos (UNILAG), Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, yesterday charged members of the public to show extra compassion to retirees because of their numerous contributions to societal development.
Entries for Association of Nigerian Authors 2019 literary prizes open
Nigerian writers, at home and abroad, desirous of entering their works for the yearly literary prizes, may now do so. Works entered should have been published between 2018 and 2019.