Group urges governments to increase funding for malaria intervention
The fight against malaria can be won if only governments at all levels are willing to invest more on malaria intervention, according to the Civil Society Malaria Control, Immunisation and Nutrition (ACOMIN).
Don urges funding support for science research, bioinformatics
A university teacher, Prof. Olawale Adelowo has called for funding support for science research and bioinformatics for a rapid national development. Adelowo of the department of microbiology at the University of Ibadan (UI) harped on the need to leverage on bioinformatics and big data in order to accelerate Nigeria’s development trajectory.
Cleric harps on proper funding of sector to guarantee the future
To secure a better future for the country, the government must be ready to properly fund education and address the myriads of challenges confronting the sector. Improved infrastructure, skills acquisition, training, and partnerships are required to move education to another level.
‘Nigeria needs N770b yearly investment for real sector’s funding gap’
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that about N770 billion investments would be needed yearly to bridge the financing gap in the country’s real sector.
Experts task entrepreneurs on right business models to boost funding
Experts have charged entrepreneurs to build their business profiles, earn investors’ trust in order to facilitate access to funding in terms of investment capital. They stated this at the annual reception organised by the Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD)
Trump signs first veto to secure funding for border wall
Donald Trump signed the first veto of his presidency Friday, overriding congressional opposition to secure emergency funds to build more walls on the US-Mexico border. Trump declared in the Oval Office that he was "proud" to sign the veto. It came after he suffered an embarrassing defeat on Thursday when senators, including fellow Republicans, voted…
‘Lack of proper information killing MSMEs in Nigeria’
Lack of proper and adequate information has been identified as the foundational problem of Medium, Small and Micro Enterprises (MSMEs) in Nigeria. Nigeria, which houses about 40 million MSMEs across various sectors in the country, contributes 50 per cent of the jobs in the economy, thus, making it significant to the growth of the nation.…
Public-private partnership as panacea to dwindling tertiary education funding
If education is expensive, lack of it can be disastrous. However, if the government continues to pay lip-service to proper funding of the sector, particularly tertiary education, it is time for school administrators to become inventive and depend less on handouts or bailouts as Head, Education Desk, IYABO LAWAL, writes The bulging sewers litter around…
Paystack secures $8m Series A Funding
Paystack, a Nigeria-based startup providing payments tools to businesses in Africa, has raised $8 million in Series A Funding. The round was led by Stripe, and includes Visa, follow-on funding from Tencent and Y Combinator, as well as angel investors Tom Stafford (Managing Partner at DST Global), Gbenga Oyebode (founding partner of Aluko & Oyebode…