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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

After Buying Instagram And WhatsApp, Mark Zuckerberg Acquires Another App. See How To Use It

The giant tech company, Facebook is one that has made social life and communication easy for people in and around the world to relate with friends and family. Social media in recent times has been of immense importance and as a tool for business development. Many people are taking advantage of the opportunity and power of the available platform to connect with people and businesses and the result has been tremendous.  However, following its acquisition of Instagram and WhatsApp, Facebook on Monday announced it is buying a startup App specialising in helping businesses interact with customers online for economic development and connections. The new App named "Kustomer" is barely five years old as Facebook indicates interest in acquiring it. Kustomer comes as the leading social network, WhatsApp and Messenger messaging services continues to attract more people and businesses. It's reported that more than 175 million people contact businesses via WhatsApp daily, and the numb