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Leadway Assurance To Empower 1,000 New Franchise Business Owners

Leadway Assurance has announced its Franchise Branch Ownership Opportunity scheme, called: Revolupreneur, a third-party opportunity for 1,000 enthusiastic entrepreneurs to build their businesses and profit from the imminent growth of the Insurance sector. The scheme is a “no fees” franchise for supporting the franchisees with franchise software, applications, advertising and ...
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2.5m Children To Be Immunised Against Measles In Kano

Over 2.5 million children within the range of nine months and five years are expected to be vaccinated against measles in the 44 local government areas of Kano State. Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje made the disclosure during the launch of Measles Immunisation Exercise in Faragai town in Albasu Local Government ...
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900 Traders Benefit From ENSG Empowerment Grants Of N45m

No fewer than 900 traders have benefitted from the Enugu State Government on-going empowerment grant to market traders, to boost their trade in the state in the last one year. The Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Mr Sam Ogbu-Nwobodo, disclosed this in an interview with the press in Enugu. Ogbu-Nwobodo ...
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Foreign Shipping Firms Re-introduce Congestion Fee At Nigerian Ports

Foreign shipping companies have re-introduced fee for congestion due to inefficiency on the seaside at the nation’s seaports, LEADERSHIP findings have revealed. Nigeria had been saving over N320 billion yearly for the past 11 years before the return of the levy at seaports. Congestion fee is slated when there is ...
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Naira Firms At N363/$ As CBN Pushes In $195m

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday continued its intervention at the foreign exchange market injecting another $195 million into the inter-bank market to buy liquidity, even as the naira remained stable at the parallel market. In spite of the intervention the value of the naira at the official market ...
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Nigeria Gets $64.63m From Sale Of Power To Benin, Niger Republics

The Federal Government has made $64.6 million revenue from sale of electricity to neighbouring Benin and Niger republics, Minister for Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has said. Fashola gave the figure in an address presented at the 21st meeting of the Power Sector Stakeholders Conference in Asaba. The ...
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CBN Produces 7.1m Jobs Through Mediations

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said it has created over 7.086 million jobs directly as at August this year through its several interventions in the real sector even as it plans to increase its reach to farmers though the Anchor Borrowers Programme from 200,000 to 500,000. It said it ...
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NNPC Assures Nigerians Of Problem-Free Products Supply At Xmas

As the festive periods draw near, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has assured that it would ensure a hitch-free supply of petroleum products nationwide during the season. Group managing director of the corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru, who made the commitment during the inauguration of the board of directors of ...
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Anti-Malaria Campaign Records Major Decline In Disease Prevalence — Minister

The Minister of Health, Prof. Issac Adewole, says the anti-malaria campaign has achieved remarkable progress with the prevalence dropping from 42 per cent in 2012 to 27 per cent in 2015. Adewole said this at the launch of the 2017 Long Lasting Insecticidal (LLI) Nets replacement campaign in Owerri. The ...
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70% Of Pharmaceutical Products Circulating In Nigeria Fake

At least 70 per cent of pharmaceutical products circulating in Nigeria are fake, says Dr. Andrew Nevin, the Financial Services Advisory Leader and Chief Economist, Project Blue PWC Nigeria. Nevin said this in his keynote address at the opening of the 90th Annual National Conference of the Pharmaceutical Society of ...
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