Dangote Foundation, WEF announce fellowship class for 2024 Young Global Leaders

Business a.m. The Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF), in collaboration with the World Economic Forum (WEF) and the Forum of Young Global Leaders (YGL), has announced the unveiling of a list of gifted and high calibre individuals as the newest inductees to the illustrious 2024 class of the World Economic Forum Young Global Leaders (YGL) Dangote […]

Access Bank backs innovative financing models for SDGs

Business a.m. L-R: Mories Atoki, CEO, ABCHealth; Jane Ike-Okoli, head of specialised sectors business & commercial banking, Stanbic IBTC; Ralph Opara, group head, commercial banking division (Lagos 2), Access Bank PLC; Odunayo Sanyo, executive director, MTN Foundation; Ibironke Akinmade, group head, health finance, Sterling Bank, and Zouera Youssoufou, MD/CEO, Aliko Dangote Foundation, at the 2024 […]

UBA creates 398 jobs across Africa through its graduate programme (GMAP)

Business a.m. Africa’s Global Bank, United Bank for Africa (UBA), recently held the second edition of its expanded Graduate Management Acceleration Programme (GMAP) class of 2024, where 398 buding African talents were officially inducted into the UBA Tribe,having successfully completed a rigorous six-month training programme that fused on-the-job experience with academic learning. The event, held […]

ASR AFRICA funds UNIJOS NUGA goal with N250m sports complex

Business a.m. The Abdul Samad Rabiu Africa Initiative (ASR Africa), the charitable arm of Abdul Samad Rabiu, chairman of BUA Group, has taken a major stride towards advancing the sporting infrastructure of the University of Jos as it commences the construction of a N250 million sports complex. The University of Jos’ Naraguta Campus is set […]

MTN Foundation,PSHAN team up to remodel 52 PHCs nationwide

Business a.m   MTN Foundation (MTNF) has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with  the Private Sector Health Alliance of Nigeria (PSHAN),to support the revitalisation of 52 primary healthcare centres (PHCs) in Nigeria.   The official signing ceremony between MTNF and PSHAN marked the beginning of an impactful collaboration to revitalise primary healthcare centres in […]

Flour Mills commences 2024 prize for FMN innovation challenge

Business a.m Flour Mills of Nigeria has announced the launch of the third season of the FMN Prize for Innovation (PFI), an initiative aimed at supporting Nigerian innovators and entrepreneurs with innovative ideas that have the potential to positively impact the country’s economy. FMN PFI’s third season is themed ‘Driving Food Self-Sufficiency in Nigeria Through […]

Golden Morn brings business sustainability hope to young farmers

Business a.m In a move to support the next generation of agricultural entrepreneurs, Golden Morn, a leading brand of Nestlé Nigeria, has presented seed funds to 25 young agripreneurs who emerged as winners of the Agripreneurship Programme in 2023.   The Golden Morn Agripreneurship Webinar Series, a collaborative initiative between the Golden Morn brand and […]

ASR Africa donates $500,000,partners USAID  to curb tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS in Nigeria 

    As part of its commitment to delivering sustainable impact across Africa, the Abdul Samad Rabiu Africa Initiative (ASR Africa) has partnered with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to renovate ten tuberculosis Tuberculosis Directly Observed Treatment Short-course (DOTS) centers in seven states in Nigeria.    The centers were refurbished under the […]

LBS, ABCHealth partner, canvass closing gaps in Nigeria’s healthcare sector

LBS, ABCHealth partner, canvass closing gaps in Nigeria’s healthcare sector A partnership between Lagos Business School Special Breakfast Club and African Business Coalition for Health (ABCHealth) with the support of the LBS Sustainability Centre, has canvassed for the closure of the gaps that currently exist in Nigeria’s healthcare sector. Brought under the umbrella of the […]