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Women Entrepreneurs Smile As Jonathan Launches G-WIN Programme

President Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday (March 9, 2015) in Abuja launched the Growing Girls and Women in Nigeria, G-WIN programme as part of the 2015 International Women’s Day celebration. The event, which was held at the Banquet hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, was initiated by the Finance Minister and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, as a fresh...

7 days to go: Register Now for the YOUWIN Competition!

Are you a prospective or existing entrepreneur looking for funding to execute your business idea or expand your business? Then the golden opportunity for you to realize your dream is here and in fact, might be slipping away in a few days. The Federal Government of Nigeria through the YOUWIN business plan competition is giving out up to N10 million...

ENTREPRENEURSHIP; A TOOL FOR POVERTY ALLEVIATION IN NIGERIA

INTRODUCTION Succinctly described as the absence of those ethical, social and material resources needed to develop moral, intellectual and social capabilities of individuals, communities and institutions (Oteje, 2012), poverty is undoubtedly the single greatest social burden in the world today. It is a timeless matter and has defied all economic and social systems (Ibid). It has persisted despite avalanche of...

MENTORING: A TOOL FOR YOUTH EMPOWERMENT AND EMPLOYMENT GENERATION

INTRODUCTION As human societies evolve into knowledge-based and technology-driven entities, regrettably, various socio-economic and cultural conditions emerge, which increase the vulnerability of young people to negative life outcomes. Consequently, while knowledge acquisition and application remains critical to sustaining positive development outcomes, adopting proper approach to knowledge gain becomes imperative, and such is what mentoring affords. Mentoring is simply the systematic...

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