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NSE Partners UN to Promote Gender Parity

NSE Partners UN to Promote Gender Parity

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The Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, will join other global exchanges on March 8, 2018, to ring the bell for gender equality in celebration of the 110th International Women’s Day (IWD), at the Stock Exchange House, Marina, Lagos. The Exchange, in a statement, said this year’s edition, themed, ‘Press for Progress’, is aimed at motivating and uniting everyone to think, act and be gender inclusive. As part of the activities lined up for the 2018 International Women’s Day celebration, the NSE will organise a half-day symposium which will be headlined by the Deputy British Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria, Laure Beaufils and Dame Abimbola Fashola, former First Lady of Lagos State and Chairman, Learn NGO/Ella Care. The symposium is being organised in partnership with Sustainable Stock E
Tips Entrepreneurs Must Learn About Budgeting

Tips Entrepreneurs Must Learn About Budgeting

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As a general rule, every business must operate around a budget. From allocating resources to financial responsibility, a budget shows the amount of money that is available for capital and recurrent  expenses, required for essentials or for miscellaneous expenses at a particular period. While entrepreneurship generally comes with a certain level of risk taking, it is usually wise to manage certain risks as you go along. This is one of the many roles a budget plays in small to large scale businesses. There are many tools available to manage budgeting you can take  a look online for available softwares but we will easily recommend Microsoft Excel as the most accessible of the lot. Understand Business Costs  Regardless of the type of business you're running, there is a cost
BoI warns women entrepreneurs against loans diversion

BoI warns women entrepreneurs against loans diversion

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The Bank of Industry recently commenced the disbursement of loans to about 1,000 women entrepreneurs in Plateau State, with a warning to them not to divert the funds to other things not contained in the loans’ terms of agreement. The loans, which ranged between N10,000 and N50,000 per beneficiary, were disbursed by the Managing Director of the bank, Mr. Olukayode Pitan, under the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme. Tagged ‘MarketMoni Alert’, the initiative is one of the Federal Government’s social intervention programmes aimed at helping micro enterprise operators in the country to bridge the gaps in access to affordable credit identified as a major constraint to business growth. The GEEP, which is being administered by the BoI, seeks to provide non-interest loans r
The International Women Society as one of the key drivers of the growth of Nigeria’s Economy

The International Women Society as one of the key drivers of the growth of Nigeria’s Economy

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Recently, the International Women Society executive members led by its 60th President, Ego Boyo, graduated 85 women in different vocational skills training at its Lekki centre, at its 18th graduation ceremony. Indeed, the IWS through its empowerment programme is not just building careers but also providing steam that is driving the nation’s economy. The popular cliché has always been “women’s place is the kitchen” while they are often expected to operate behind the scene as weaker species.  This notion is changing gradually as women are now taking their rightful places, calling the shots in both private and public sectors, as many have realised that if you educate a woman, you empower a nation. Empowerment has become the buzzword for the 21st century, often bandied around and used
V14 Ventures Supports Expectant and Nursing Mothers,Business

V14 Ventures Supports Expectant and Nursing Mothers,Business

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In continuance of its annual programme tagged “Giving Back”, a charity event aimed at reaching out to the less privileged in the society, V14 Ventures recently brought hope to pregnant women as well as nursing mothers who have found it difficult to cater for themselves during pregnancies and after having their babies. Tagged, “Giving Back by V14 (5) for Pregnant and Nursing Mothers”, it was the 5th edition of the annual event and this time, it was targeted at women in the Jakande Housing Estate, Ilasan, Lekki, Lagos who have been regular visitors to St. Kitzto Clinic, a private primary healthcare centre in Jakande, but have found it difficult to pay the bills for their anti-natal and post-natal hospital services as well as cater for their children after births. The Chief Executive Of
Bright future for continent’s digital workforce at female-dominated graduation for Francophone Africa leg of 2017 SAP Skills for Africa

Bright future for continent’s digital workforce at female-dominated graduation for Francophone Africa leg of 2017 SAP Skills for Africa

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All 63 graduates will be placed at partner and customer organisations to apply skills in real-world business environment First true Francophone class as group includes graduates from Morocco, Cote d’Ivoire and Algeria. BENGUERIR, Morocco — May 22, 2017 – Following an intense 9-week on-site training program held between the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University in Benguerir and the Rhamna Skills Center, supported by OCP Foundation in Morocco, the 2017 class of the Francophone Africa leg of SAP Africa’s Skills for Africa initiative has drawn to a close at a graduation ceremony held at the university. In a first for the initiative, this year’s Francophone Africa leg saw female participation top 60%, with graduates from Cote d’Ivoire and Algeria also taking part.   Skills