#Empowerment

Access Bank Plc, EIB Partner To Empower SMEs, Women Through €50 Million Facility

Access Bank Plc, EIB Partner To Empower SMEs, Women Through €50 Million Facility

Access Bank Plc, EIB Partner To Empower SMEs, Women Through €50 Million Facility Deal to provide access to finance for SMEs as an effective means to foster economic diversification and inclusive growth. At least 30% of funding will support women-led, women-owned businesses or businesses offering a service or product disproportionally benefiting women. The deal supports Nigeria's national action plan, which targets the empowerment of young people and women in alignment with the EU's 2021-2027 Nigeria Multi-Annual Indicative Program (MIP). Access Bank Plc and the European Investment Bank (EIB), on Thursday, signed a memorandum of understanding, to deploy the long-term financing…
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Aftermath of Sit-at-home: Kanu declares Mondays EED in South-East

Aftermath of Sit-at-home: Kanu declares Mondays EED in South-East

In his bid to recover the lost wealth of the South-East region as occasioned by the protracted sit-at-home order of the Indigenous People Of Biafra, (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the freedom fighting outfit has declared every Monday as an Economic Empowerment Day, EED, in the South-East. Kanu made the declaration on Saturday in a statement signed by IPOB’s media and publicity secretary, Emma Powerful. He said the ”Economic Empowerment Day, EED, connotes a day set aside for mass mobilisation of Biafrans to devote their resources and means towards reversing the sharp and unprecedented decline in the economic,…
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Rep. Aguocha Vows to Eradicate Poverty From Constituency… Charges team on progressive attitude

Rep. Aguocha Vows to Eradicate Poverty From Constituency… Charges team on progressive attitude

Rep. Aguocha Vows to Eradicate Poverty From Constituency… Charges team on progressive attitude The member representing Ikwuano/Umuahia North and South Federal Constituency of Abia State, Rt. Hon. (Chief) Obi Aguocha has reiterated his unreserved commitment to eradicating poverty from among his constituents. AguochaThe Ogwumabiri Ohuhu urged members of Obi Aguocha Campaign Organisation and, indeed all Abians to discard the effects of the election and focus on building a new constituency and state in general. Aguocha, who reminded that the days of campaigns and, of course, the 2023 general elections had crawled past, appealed to all and sundry to imbibe unity…
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A NEW DAWN IN IKWUANO: I weep Seeing People Not Fully Empowered, Says Ossy Nwaka, As he unveils NEF *Warns Exco against hoarding gift items

A NEW DAWN IN IKWUANO: I weep Seeing People Not Fully Empowered, Says Ossy Nwaka, As he unveils NEF *Warns Exco against hoarding gift items

A NEW DAWN IN IKWUANO: I weep Seeing People Not Fully Empowered, Says Ossy Nwaka, As he unveils NEF                                            *Warns Exco against hoarding gift items   The President and Chairman of New Era Foundation, (NEF), has revealed that he is often moved with compassion whenever his eyes behold people wallowing in penury especially among his people, in Ikwuano LGA government of Abia State. In his burning zeal to drive home dividends of democracy through an evidential partnership with the…
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Abia-North: NFC rates Sen.Kalu innovative,visionary over youth empowerment through Cinematography 

Abia-North: NFC rates Sen.Kalu innovative,visionary over youth empowerment through Cinematography 

Abia-North: NFC rates Sen.Kalu innovative,visionary over youth empowerment through Cinematography Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has been described as a visionary and revolutionary Lawmaker over his initiative to empower youths of his Senatorial district through Cinematography by the Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC) and the Nigerian Film Institute (NFI).   NFC's Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Dr. Chidia Maduekwe and NFI's Rector Prof.Methuselah Jeremiah on Monday made the comments during the now concluded 3 week intensive training film held for Abia North youths in the entire five local government areas of the zone.   Maduekwe while addressing Kalu who attended the…
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2023: “Your re-election non-negotiable” Eleoha, Ikwun, Abam reassure Sen. Kalu

2023: “Your re-election non-negotiable” Eleoha, Ikwun, Abam reassure Sen. Kalu

2023: "Your re-election non-negotiable" Eleoha, Ikwun, Abam reassure Sen. Kalu Constituents of Eleoha, Ikwun and Abam wards have resolved to strengthen their trust in the legislative stewardship of Senator Orji Kalu representing their Senatorial district, Abia-North at the National Assembly citing his ability to expedite iconic developmental projects and human capacity empowerment in their community.   In continuation of his 2023 reelection campaign , Kalu the Senate Chief Whip had on Monday and Tuesday visited and interacted with constituents of the following wards: Eleoha Wards; 1, 2, 3 4, Ikwun Ward 1 and 2; Ohaeke Abam ward, Ohafor Abam Ward…
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January 9: Why Bishop Emeka Nwamkpa’s Widows Must Smile Ceremony Was Postponed

January 9: Why Bishop Emeka Nwamkpa’s Widows Must Smile Ceremony Was Postponed

January 9: Why Bishop Emeka Nwamkpa's Widows Must Smile Ceremony Was Postponed.   The proposed date for the annual ceremony conducted by Bishop Emeka Nwamkpa through his foundation has been postponed and a new date communicated for 9th January 2023, this reschedule was necessary to enable the planning committee address issues that will make the event a hitch free ceremony. This is according to Comr. Larry Chinsom Egbe, the coordinator who signed the short message to the press to communicate the new date and send regrets.    *The Press Release stated as follows:*     *Postponement of Bishop Emeka Nwankpa Foundation's…
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Why Abia Central Needs Rep. Sam Onuigbo Part 4: Human Capital Development

Why Abia Central Needs Rep. Sam Onuigbo Part 4: Human Capital Development

Why Abia Central Needs Rep. Sam Onuigbo Part 4: Human Capital Development Visionary leadership is one where the leader’s decisions are anchored on a bird’s eye view of his/her people and society. From that vantage point, the leader is able to identify the different aspects of his/her people’s lives, their needs, and how addressing specific aspects of these needs will align to a functional whole that ultimately addresses in a well-rounded manner the core challenges of the people. As the representative of the good people of Ikwuano/Umuahia North/Umuahia South Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, Rep. Sam Onuigbo’s representation…
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STI Minister Ikoh, Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs Empower Over 200 Women

STI Minister Ikoh, Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs Empower Over 200 Women

  STI Minister Ikoh, Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs Empower Over 200 Women     It was a moment of celebration and joy for indigenes of Oboro, in Ikwuano Local Government Area of Abia State, as the new Minister of State for Science, Technology and Innovation, Chief Henry Ikechukwu Ikoh through the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management empowered over 200 women/ less privileged in their midsts.   This is even as the Minister has shown frantic efforts in his quest to make better the lots of his people, a magnanimity which he has been in display even before his…
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FG, Onuigbo Empower 500 On Fish Farming In Abia

FG, Onuigbo Empower 500 On Fish Farming In Abia

FG, Onuigbo Empower 500 On Fish Farming In Abia By Leonard Okachie The Federal Co-operative College, Oji River in Enugu State, Wednesday, began the disbursement of funds to 500 persons to start fish production and marketing in Abia. The beneficiaries received the stipend at the end of their three-day entrepreneurship development training in fishery in Umuahia. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the programme was facilitated by Rep. Sam Onuigbo, member representing Ikwuano/Umuahia North/Umuahia South Federal Constituency, for his constituents. Onuigbo described the programme as a continuation of his commitment towards empowering the unemployed youths and unskilled women…
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