Empowerment

Godwin Uzoji wins 9th National Art Competition

  Homelessness, Despair and Hope, a work that elucidates the issues that surround the condition of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) by using the Tent as a metaphor for those who have lost their physical boundaries by the share brut of force, was adjudged the overall winner of this year’s National Art Competition held at the premises of the African ...

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Global Interns designs internship ”Workshop for millenials

By Victoria Hanson   Global Interns, a student centred organization connecting college and high school interns to work experiences has designed an engaging and life changing millennial squad workshop.

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Fate Foundation organises its 1st Annual Alumni Conference

Ololade Akinwande The FATE Foundation organized the maiden edition of FATE Annual Alumni Conference themed: “The Road to Sustainable Growth for Nigerian Entrepreneurs”, which held on Wednesday 16th November 2016, at Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos.

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Blackface Radio partners MRA to train Journalists on FOI act.

By Wasiu Popoola Blackface Radio, an online radio, in Lagos Nigeria has, last weekend, in conjunction with a Non Governmental Organisation, Media Rights Agenda (MRA) organised a 1-day workshop to educate and inform journalists on how to access the information through the aid of Freedom Of Information (FoI) act.

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Lagos State N25bn Employment Trust Fund targets 100,000 Entrepreneurs by 2019

Lagos State N25bn Employment Trust Fund targets 100,000 Entrepreneurs by 2019 …Fund will Impact on The Lives of Lagosians …House of Assembly Promises Speedy Passage of Disbursement Guidelines

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Union, Kwara Polytechnic launch skill acquisition programme for 250 youths

The Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressive Union (IEDPU), in collaboration with the Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, on Thursday launched skill acquisition programme for 250 youths from Ilorin.

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Osun ranked second lowest on poverty index -Blackface News

According to a publication by the United Nations’ Global Multi Dimensional Poverty Index, the state of Osun, ranks second in the list of states with lowest poverty rate in Nigeria with 10.9%, coming behind Lagos state, which is number one with 8.5%. This report was based on data collected between 2004 and 2014.

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CBN, Heritage Bank, NYSC disburse N774m to 310 YIEDP beneficiaries 

By Victoria Hanson The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Heritage Bank Plc and The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) have disbursed a whopping sum of N774million to 310 beneficiaries under the Youth Innovative Entrepreneurship Development Programme (YIEDP).

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Nigerian Army Donates Teaching, Learning Materials to IDPs Schools in Yola

By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye The Nigerian Army on Friday donated teaching and learning materials worth several millions of naira to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) Schools in Yola. Presenting the items to the camp’s management, Maj.-Gen. Leo Irabor, Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, said that the gesture was to create quick impact to uplift the plight of the IDPs. Irabor explained ...

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Jigawa Distributes 600 Goats to 200 Rural Women

By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye   In its bid to empower rural women and make them self reliant, the Jigawa Government has distributed 600 goats to 200 women in Auyo local government area of the state.   Hajia Binta Farindutse, Woman Leader, All Progressives Congress (APC), made the disclosure on Thursday in Auyo in an interview with Blackface News.   She ...

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