Category: Metro

Badagry Women Get N15,000  Grant For Water Hyacinth Recycling

After an intensive five days training on recycling of water hyacinth for handicraft, Badagry women have received N15,000 as kickoff grant. The Lagos state government on Friday, disbursed N15,000 to 50 women selected from different locales of Badagry. The state government, at the beginning of the five days training, had promised to give the women…

Policy Inconsistency: FG Re-introducing Toll Gates on Major Highways

The Federal Government has announced that it is planning to re-introduce tolls on major highways across the country. Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), while appearing before the Senate Committee on Federal Roads Maintenance Agency on Thursday, said 38 points had been identified in the first phase of the re-introduction. While…

Vantage Capital fund Purple Capital with $12.5 million

Vantage Capital provides $12.5 million of funding to Purple Capital, a leading Nigerian property development company. Purple Capital represents the 24th transaction executed by Vantage across three generations of mezzanine funds with aggregate capital deployed to date of $277 million (R4 billion) Vantage Capital (www.VantageCapital.co.za), Africa’s largest mezzanine fund manager, announced today that it has…

Governor Bello Rigs Bell ‘We remain committed to peace, security’

  As Kogi State will soon be centre of media and many news readers over planned  to sack workers by  Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello. The Governor to pre-empty any unforeseen troubles has reiterated the commitment of his administration to the maintenance of peace and security of the people of the state. Bello made the…