Experts raise fresh concerns over threats of GMOs in crops
Task FG, CBN, BOI On Local Farmers Empowerment Despite the benefits attributed to Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) in agriculture and food production, experts have raised fresh concern on its effect on human health and the environment. GMO is a system of recombining DNA technology or transferring engineered genes into an animal or plant or using…
Freight forwarders, customs agents bemoan non-inclusion in FG’s intervention funds
Freight forwarders, customs agents and supply chain practitioners in the maritime industry have lamented their non-inclusion in Federal Government’s economic intervention funds through the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Bank of Industry (BoI) to sustain private sector businesses.
DPR under fire in Senate over N44.5billion remittance out of N2.4trillion genrated
The Senate on Friday beamed its searchlight on the remittance of N44.5billion into the Consolidated Revenue Fund in 2019 out of N2.4trillion generated by Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) which put the officials of the resources on edge. Heads of many of the other revenue-generating agencies invited by the Senate's joint committee on Finance and…
COVID-19: Ministry launches app development challenge to fire up creativity in youth
In response to the on-going Covid-19 Pandemic, the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, in partnership with the public and private...
BoI donates N700 million towards COVID-19 relief aid
Nigeria's Development Finance Institution, Bank of Industry (BoI) has joined other corporates and philanthropists supporting the fight against the spread of coronavirus in Nigeria through the donation of N700 Million in relief funding.
‘Disbursements to over 600 entrepreneurs under YES scheme close to N1b’
The Federal Government, through the Bank of Industry (BOI) has stated that over 600 entrepreneurs have accessed funds under its Youth Entrepreneurship Support (YES) scheme aimed at addressing the worrisome phenomenon of unemployment in Nigeria
Delta, BOI partner on zero interest loans for SMES
The DELTA State Government in collaboration with the Bank of Industry is set to offer zero-interest loans to market women and Small and Medium Entrepreneurs, (SMEs) in the state.
BWA exhibition to boost local entrepreneurs
Beauty West Africa (BWA) is set to open on November 20th in Lagos with over 200 exhibitors, almost double the number taking part in the launch event last year.
‘How technology hubs can drive entrepreneurship development’
The Federal Government has unveiled plans to roll out programmes geared towards building the capacities of entrepreneurs to ideate, incubate and launch successful businesses by deploying the use of technology hubs.