The Central Bank of Nigeria says it’s now disbursing loans to businesses in the creative industry. It’s looking to provide funding worth up to ₦500 million to enterprises working in this space, as part of its Creative Industry Financing Initiative (CIFI).
But the Zobo flower- or Hibiscus, as they’re formally known -are also raking in cash for Nigerian exporters. The material, far from being just a locally consumed commodity, is also sought after in many other countries, and for various reasons as well. Dry Hibiscus flowers fetched the country $35 million in nine months of 2017, according to reports quoting the Nigerian Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS). This is actually a significant improvement from the $20 million which Nigeria gathered from exports of the dried flowers in 2016.
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Financial institutions usually request for collateral from would-be loan recipients, something they can hold on to just in case that recipient doesn’t fulfill their promise to repay after a mutually agreed upon period of time. Collateral may include the borrower’s personal vehicles, houses, farm, or business inventory, to name a few examples.
The Correct student also has a website which offers editing and proofreading services for admissions, with scholarship essays included. In a world that youths are been distracted by the negative things all over the internet and social media, it’s nice to have an initiative that encourages them to want to contribute to themselves and the society at large in a more positive way.
It’s probably not a big surprise then, that Nigeria sits proudly atop the global cassava cultivation chain. The country puts out an impressive 47 million tons of the tuber per year from its farms. This fact becomes more significant when we realize that the next three biggest producers aren’t actually African countries; Thailand, which occupies second place, ecks out more than 30 million tons annually. Indonesia and Brazil make up the top four, with Congo DR chipping in enough to take fifth spot. These five countries account for nearly 70% of global cassava production.
Origin of the name – “Ijebu-Ode”
Nigeria needed a savior, a hero to help us through an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier fix against Tanzania on 5th September 2015. Just when it seemed like Nigeria was in for a long ride with the Taifa Stars, Carl Ikeme was right there to step in and be the man his home country earnestly sought.
Nigeria has Thirty Six states and the Federal Capital Territory. Amazingly, each of these states have different atmospheric conditions and weather/climatic conditions. While it is known that the Jos Plateau is probably the coldest part of Nigeria, it is quite not so known where the hottest climatic condition is found in Nigeria. Without a doubt, anyone that has travelled round Nigeria can attest that some states are manifestly hotter than others, some are not necessarily hot but very humid; states like Benue, Niger, Kogi, Zamfara etc have a reputation for being humid, warm or hot. But do you know that the hottest or the state with the highest temperature in Nigeria is actually Sokoto state?
On Sunday, 3rd June 2018, Nigeria lost one of its longstanding professional heavy weights. Olutoyin Olakunri, an accountant of no small repute, passed on that day. The week after, tributes poured in from across the country’s business community. A queue of eulogies quickly formed in the press, as corporate executives and public office holders spoke of their sadness at her departure.
One particular stride is the inclusion of its citizens in the recently released Forbes 23 African Billionaires as released by Forbes Africa.com. Although it is no longer news, let’s take a look at their success story
Are you an International student who is interested in pursuing a degree program in Australia? The Carnegie Mellon University - Australia is inviting applicants to apply for the International Scholarship program which is made available to Individuals willing to study for a degree program at the Institution.
The Federal University Oeyekiti has received full accreditation for 14 of its programmes and interim accreditation for 5 of its programme from the National Universities Commission (NUC). This was contained in a letter sent to the Vice-Chancellor Prof Kayode Soremekun, and signed by NUC Director of Accreditation Dr Maryam Sali.
Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Joint Universities Preliminary Examinations Board (JUPEB) programme for 2020/2021 session. JUPEB is a National Examination body saddled with the responsibility of conducting examinations for students, who have undergone approved subject combinations and are seeking Direct Entry admissions into Nigerian and partnering foreign tertiary institutions.
The National Examination Council (NECO) has disclosed that it has not postponed the 2020 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) and the Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) because of the outbreak of coronavirus. According to NECO, only the National Common Entrance (NCEE) has been postponed indefinitely because of the COVID -19 pandemic.
Are you interested in Arts? Are you looking at pursuing a scholarship program in UK? The Glasgow School of Art - UK is offering the George & Cordelia Oliver Drawing Scholarships to applicants who are interested in studying for a degree program at the Institution. The opportunity is open for international students and will provide them aid financially of £1,000 per year for up to four years.
The Vice-Chancellor of Bells University of Technology has approved the extension of the deadline for the online registration for the Second Semester 2019/2020 Academic Session.
The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has disclosed that it has suspended its planned industrial action due to overriding national interest and humanity especially at this time that the nation is battling COVID-19 but will resume at a more favourable time.
Bells University of Technology (BUT) Extends Registration Deadline for 2nd Semester 2019/2020 Academic Session
The International Regents Scholarship recognizes new first year and transfer degree seeking international students in our undergraduate day population. This scholarship is automatically awarded to all first year and transfer international students who are admitted to Augsburg University.
The federal government has declared Friday, April 10 and Monday, April 13, as public holidays to mark the 2020 Easter Celebration. This was announced by the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola,on behalf of the federal government in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Georgina Ehuriah, on Monday in Abuja.
Applications are invited for suitably qualified candidates who sat for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME); those who chose Anchor University as 1st or 2nd choice or wish to change to Anchor University, Lagos.
A student of Federal Polytechnic, Ede, Osun State, took to IG to reign praises on his landlord for the relief package he received from him during the Coronavirus lockdown.
Ajayi Crowther University Post-UTME For 2020/2021 academic session has been announced. Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates into the following undergraduate degree programmes of the Ajayi Crowther University for 2020/2021 academic session.