In 2017, Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth was 0.83% (compared to a decline of 1.58% in 2016). In the second quarter of 2017, the country officially emerged from a recession which had lasted about a year.
The Women Elite Sports Empowerment Initiative (WESIE) was founded in 2012 by British/Nigerian Funke E. Adeniji, who began playing basketball in her teens, working her way up from collegiate level basketball in the UK to division 1, the UK’s premiere league for women.
She Leads Africa has announced applications for the 2017 She Leads Africa Accelerator, a 3-month program designed to identify, support and fund the next generation of Nigeria’s brightest entrepreneurs.
West Africa’s leading connectivity and data center solutions provider, MainOne, has lent its voice to the global campaign urging girls and young women to consider careers in the growing information and communications technology (ICT) sector during the International Girls in ICT Day.
First Bank of Nigeria Limited has again demonstrated its passion for women empowerment with its support of the Inspire for Women Conference scheduled for Monday, May 02, 2016 at the Agip Recital Hall, MUSON Centre, Lagos by 10:00am
As part of the implementation strategy, the beneficiaries will be trained on Entrepreneurship and Usage/Marketing technique of solar lamps. A revolving loan scheme will also be provided to members where Solar Lamps worth N75, 000 to N100, 000 is given on credit to ARC members to be refunded in four to five months.
Winners have emerged in maiden edition of Access Bank 'W' awards, which was created to honour Nigerian women who have done exceptionally well in their different fields and contributed to the development of the nation.
The office of the Special Envoy on Gender (SEOG) and the Department for Agriculture and Agro-industry (OSAN) of the African Development Bank (AfDB) commissioned a report, “Economic Empowerment of African Women through Equitable Participation in Agricultural Value Chains”.
Recognised for its innovative approach to banking women across the shores of the country, Access Bank Plc has received the Global Banking Alliance for Women Market Champion 2015 Award.