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Nigeria Could Soon Be On Its Way Out Of Recession?

The National Bureau of Statistics Released the GDP Report for Q4 2016. The report details Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product for the fourth quarter of 2016, focusing on the performance of the various sectors of the Nigerian economy in the last three months of the year gone by.     Highlights Of The Report For the whole of 2016, the country’s productivity declined by -1.51%. This reflects how difficult the year

Dangote to Launch Its 25,000 Hectare Rice Outgrower Scheme in Sokoto

  Dangote announced that it would be flagging off the scheme in Sokoto within the week. Under the scheme, it will be partnering with small holder and contract rice farmers to cultivate and grow rice paddy.   The farmers will be provided with inputs, technical assistance, extension services and land preparation services. The harvest from the farmers will be bought by Dangote for milling, processing and packaging.   The organization

Twenty new Fellows Join LEAP’s Annual Fellowship Programme

The price of failed leadership is already too high for us not to attend to the process through which we develop it. LEAP Africa has selected twenty new Fellows to be part of the annual Fellowship Programme, the Social Innovators Programme (SIP2017) funded by Union Bank. Part of the year-long Fellowship programme is a one week residential training which began today with series of impactful sessions on self-awareness, leadership for

#UberGIVING : Give Back to Your Community with Uber!

Feel like giving but don’t know how? Join Uber Nigeria to give back to those in need.   UberGIVING will run between 9am – 12pm on Saturday, 10 December 2016 (only  available in Lagos and Abuja) . And NO charges to your account for requesting the UberGIVING service.   Do You Have An Upcoming Activity / Event / Outreach / Programme? Go Here To Submit Yours!   How you can

Apply for TEF Entrepreneurship Programme!

Still staying true to the vision, The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) has announced December 2, 2016 to January 1, 2017, as the date for application to the third round of the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme.   The application portal will be open until midnight (WAT), March 1, 2017. Entrepreneurs must complete the online application and selection is on a rolling basis, so early application is encouraged.     About The Tony