AfDB, ECOWAS sign agreement on $3.56m grant

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has signed an agreement on 3.56 million dollars grant with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).   Mr Lamin Barrow, the Director-General, Nigeria Country Department of AfDB signed on behalf of the bank, while…
EU, German agency unveil N200m grant for MSMEs in Kano 

The European Union (EU) and the German International Cooperation Agency (GIZ) have unveiled a N200-million non-interest financing scheme to boost Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Kano State.   Mr Yakubu Musa-Paiko, GIZ’s Access to Finance and Investment Adviser,…
Eid-el-Kabir: Sokoto govt. disburses N21.75m to orphans

The Sokoto State Government has disbursed N21.75 million to 5,500 orphans across the state to enable them to enjoy this year’s Eid-el-Kabir celebration.   The grant is made available under the state’s Eid-el-Kabir “Udhiyya for Orphans”.   The Sultan of…
4,000 women benefit from FG’s special cash grant in Niger

More than 4,000 women in Niger are benefitting from the Federal Government’s cash grant for rural women programme.   Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouk, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, made this known, while inaugurating the project in Minna…