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Global leaders join African presidents to tackle job creation, youth empowerment at 2019 TEF Entrepreneurship Forum

150 SME owners from across 20 African countries exhibit at the UBA Marketplace AT the recently concluded 5th edition of the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Entrepreneurship Forum, five African Presidents and thousands of young African entrepreneurs converged at the most influential gathering in the African entrepreneurship ecosystem. Job creation and youth empowerment were the key themes tackled at the Forum. …

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Human Capacity Development: Bristow commits N250m to train staff

invests another N100m to train 20 Nigerians at NCAT BRISTOW Helicopters (Nigeria) Limited has once again taken a significant step towards its ongoing initiatives and commitment to training and human capacity development in the Nigerian aviation industry, revealing that it has committed well over N250million to the training of its staff. The airline has also revealed that it is, in …

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UBA GED recommends curriculum overhaul to equip graduates for tech evolution

“I am not certain if the finance and accounting graduates of today are familiar with modern financial softwares packages, including global accounting and financial reporting standards.“Have they been imbibed with the ready-to-market soft skills like leadership, communication, commercial acumen, flexibility/openness to change and strategic vision? “If not, I will like to propose an overhaul of the curriculum to accommodate these,” he noted.

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Presidents of Rwanda, Senegal, DRC to engage over 5000 participants at TEF Entrepreneurship Forum

PRESIDENT’S of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Rwanda,Senegal, H.E Félix Tshisekedi , H.E Paul Kagame and H.E Macky Sall respectively, will engage over 5000 entrepreneurs, policymakers, investors and business leaders in an interactive, moderated by TEF Founder, Tony O. Elumelu, CON at the 5th Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum. The Presidents will also be interacting with thousands of people …

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NAHCO expands export warehouse capacity to handle increased cargo volumes

NAHCO aviance has expanded the size of its export warehouse, as part of plans tailored at increasing capacity to take care of growing cargo volumes. The new facility, comprising three sections; Annex Extension, the Canopy Area and the Ramp Area comes on the heels of expanding airfreight volume in the country. The Annex extension has a dimension of 270 square …

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Tony Elumelu Foundation highlights relevance, urgency of supporting entrepreneurial led economic growth in Africa

AT a time when Europe’s relationship with Africa is high on foreign policy and developmental agendas and with the European Union beginning to deliver on its 2017 External Investment Plan, targeted at attracting investment and job creation in Africa, the Tony Elumelu Foundation brought together leading stakeholders in the development finance sector, at a case study session in the EU …

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Air Peace, Embraer ink $2.1bn deal for 30 brand new E195-E2 jets

AIR PEACE today (Wednesday) set a continental record in Africa with the signing of a US$2.1bn deal for 30 brand new Embraer 195-E2 aircraft. The deal which was unveiled during Embraer Business Meeting with the Aviation World in Port Louis, Mauritius, makes Air Peace the first to order the brand of jets in the whole of Africa, thereby becoming the …

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FAAC shares N619,857b to FG, states and local governments

FEDERAL Accounts Allocation Committee(FAAC) has shared N619,857 billion federal revenue generated in the month of February 2019 among the three tiers of governments This is just as the FAAC has announced that the Excess Crude Account has the sum of $183million as at March 27, 2019. A communique issued by FAAC indicated that from the total revenue of N619,857 billion …

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