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ALL YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT GEEP PROGRAM

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In this report, TUNDE OGUNTOLA evaluates the impact of the GEEP programme restructured as GEEP 2.0 to effectively deliver soft loans and skills to a wide range of unemployed citizens, persons living with disabilities, marginalised women and other vulnerable groups As a panacea to give access to credit for poor and vulnerable Nigerians facing challenges such as lack of capital due to inadequate access to finance and credit, inability to attract talented and tech-savvy manpower, the federal government launched Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP) now known as GEEP 2.0, a components of the National Social Investment Programme (NSIP) of the current administration restructured as parts of efforts to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty. GEEP basically offers three programmes: TraderMoni for marginalised youths, MarketMoni that targets vulnerable women, and the FarmerMoni specifically focused on rural farmers. The target beneficiaries people who are already engaged in

ABU Zaria students vow not to return to school if ASUU calls off strike. See their reasons

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The management of Ahmadu Bello University have officially reported in its latest Press released on Monday, 23rd of November, 2020 that the school was attacked by a group armed men suspected to be bandits. It was reported that a staff of the prestigious institution, was abducted in the area BZ staff quarters in the Samaru campus. The kidnappers initially abducted the staff together with his wife and daughter, but as the security agents were quickly alerted they arrived the scene promptly, which lead to the exchange of fire between the kidnappers and the mobile police men The kidnappers later released the woman and the daughter, and made away with the man. This development has caused worries and arouse tension amongst students, saying that the school is not safe for them. Students took to Twitter to vent their angers and dissatisfaction on the current happening in Zaria, adding that they are not ready to resume school, unless thorough and proper security check is put in place to ensure t