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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

Nigerian Army: See the Beautiful Pictures Of Nigerian Army In The Sambisa Forest

In jungle warfare, the soldier often fights two enemies: man and nature. The elimination of nature as an enemy and the use of the jungle itself as an ally are training objectives fully as important as the elimination of the human enemy. The soldier must be trained not to fight the jungle; he must be capable of living successfully in it and making it work for him against the human enemy.  A typical example of a jungle warfare is the ongoing war between the Nigerian security forces and the dreaded Boko Haram insurgents in the Sambisa Forest. See photos below; To some people in Maiduguri, the Sambisa is a forest game reserve located not far from the state capital. About 14 kilometres from Kawuri Village, along the Maiduguri–Bama Road, you will begin to see signs that you are close to the lowest thorny bushes of the reserve, some as low as half a metre. It is not the typical forest one sees along some southern states which could be as high as 100m, creating a primary, secondary and tertiar