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HERITAGE BANK EQUIPS YOUNG ENTREPRENURS IN LAGOS

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In furtherance of its commitment to strengthen entrepreneurship development among Nigerian youth, Heritage Bank has presented equipment and working tools to young entrepreneurs who have successfully participated in the Young Entrepreneurship Training Program (YETP).
At the graduation ceremony in Ajegunle, Lagos last Thursday, 46 young entrepreneurs received their prizes and working tools from the Centre for Values in Leadership, CVL’s Young Entrepreneurs Training Programme (YETP) supported by Heritage Bank Limited.
These young entrepreneurs, who have been trained in various skills like hair dressing and fashion design amongst others, were presented with different equipment ranging from generators, hair dryers, washing hair basins, rollers, foot massagers, hair stretchers, over locking machines as well as mannequins.
Speaking at the event, Fijo Wisdom, a team member of the Cowry SME Division, Heritage Bank, congratulated the young entrepreneurs and tasked them to be leaders and mentors in their chosen fields.
James Ebube, the CVL Programs Manager implored the entrepreneurs to put to judicious use the tools provided for them. He also acknowledged Heritage Bank for the tremendous role it played and support given in achieving this feat.
A graduate of the programme, Miss Chinyere Irene Kwuneme, who was presented with a generator and hair dryer, expressed appreciation to Heritage Bank and CVL and said the gesture would relive her of further expenses in the future.
Mrs. Chikereuba Nkechi, a graduate of Fashion Design, who was also a beneficiary, and presented with an ‘over locking machine and a mannequin’ said she was surprised when invited to come and collect the equipment. “I felt overwhelmed and surprised. I didn’t know they would go through with it, but I am indeed grateful to Heritage Bank and CVL for their support,” she said.
Aminu Khadijat, another beneficiary of the programme, expressed her satisfaction and lauded Heritage Bank for supporting the initiative which she said would add value to her life.
In a bid to curb unemployment among youth, Heritage bank Plc in partnership with the Centre for Values in Leadership (CVL)has trained some young Nigerians in various skills.
The Centre for Values and Leadership CVL is aimed at building a body of values-driven leaders, especially the youths by empowering them with leadership skills and values that would enable them make a lasting contribution to the society.

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Femi Otedola: What Manner Of Philanthropist?

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A true philanthropist gives without expecting anything in return.

There are however many who give with the main objective of scoring cheap points and playing to the gallery.

Many consider Femi Otedola a philanthropist, but what manner of philanthropist is the man?

Known to have leant a helping hand to some people in the past, his gestures have however been said to have hidden intentions.

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There have been speculations that the man’s philanthropy is targeted at creating a soft landing for him when he eventually unveils his big picture.

Known to have picked the medical bills of individuals such as former Super Eagles captain and coach, Christian Chukwu; ace broadcaster, Sadiq Daba; and more recently legendary musician, Majek Fashek; the fact that his philanthropy is only focused on known individuals has raised eyebrows.

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That the chairman of Geregu Power Plc appears not to be interested in lending a helping hand to unknown individuals has raised questions about him.

 

 

 

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Chukwuma Soludo Bounces Back

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Chukwuma Soludo’s experience confirms the fact that it doesn’t matter the number of time a man falls, as long as he can get up.

An economics professor, Soludo was once the Governor and Chairman of the board of directors of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

He, however, fell into obscurity when his tenure as Governor of CBN ended, as even the economic advice he gave while he was out of office were contested.

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Soludo however recently bounced back when he was appointed a member of the newly inaugurated Economic Advisory Council (EAC), a group which will be responsible for advising President Muhammadu Buhari on economic policy matters, including fiscal analysis, economic growth and a range of internal and global economic issues.

Though Soludo is just a member of the council, he returns to the thick of things after a while in hibernation.

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Keystone Bank rewards its Verve card holders with free petrol

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Fastest growing financial services provider, Keystone Bank Limited in partnership with Verve International, has launched a promotion to reward its customers for using its Verve Card to purchase petrol at select Oando Petrol stations across Nigeria.

 

According to a statement by the lender on Friday, the promo tagged “Free Fuel Alert” which is open to both new and existing customers of the bank will have Keystone Bank Verve Card holders receive free extra 5 litres of petrol each time they use their verve cards to purchase a minimum of N3,000.00 and above worth of petrol between 6am – 8pm every Friday from September 20 till November 8, 2019.

 

The selected Oando Petrol Stations where the promo will run are Lagos (Maryland, Marina, Awolowo Falomo, Awolowo Fire Station, Lawanson, Alapere, Ajah, Agege Bye-Pass, Trade Fair, Fola Agoro, Ojodu Berger, Sangotedo, Ago Palace Way and Shiro Road Fadeyi) Abuja (Garki, Ahmadu Bello Way and Zone 6 Wuse) Enugu (Ogui Road), Imo (Assumpta Avenue) Kaduna (Junction Road by Stadium), Kano (Club Road 1), Oyo (Orita Mef and Iwo Road, Southbound) Portharcourt (Aba Road and 75 Transamadi) Delta (Effurun Junction) Edo, Benin – City (Akpakpava Road).

 

While Keystone Bank Limited is a technology and service-driven commercial bank offering convenient and reliable solutions to its customers, Verve Card International is a secure debit card which allows the card-holder to conveniently meet day to day financial needs like the payment for goods and services, airtime recharge, bill payments, funds transfer amongst others.

 

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