Saturday, February 16, 2019

Tag "TraderMoni"

    Laolu Akande: Obasanjo’s comment on TraderMoni shows ignorance, mischief

Laolu Akande: Obasanjo’s comment on TraderMoni shows ignorance, mischief

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has described former president Olusegun Obasanjo's comment on TraderMoni as ignorant and mischievous.In a statement, Laolu Akande, senior special assistant to the vice-president on media and publicity, said the former president has shown a complete misunderstanding of the programme initiated by the federal government to support petty traders.In his state of the nation address tagged 'Points for [...]

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    There’ll be no ‘Obi-tuary’ for TraderMoni, Buhari’s aide taunts Atiku’s running mate

There’ll be no ‘Obi-tuary’ for TraderMoni, Buhari’s aide taunts Atiku’s running mate

Lauretta Onochie, special assistant to the president on social media, has lauded Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo for his commitment towards the TraderMoni scheme, officially called Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP).Onochie, via her Twitter handle, described the number two citizen as the best.According to her, ordinary Nigerians are having a share of the national wealth for the first time.Osinbajo has been [...]

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    Despite criticisms, Osinbajo takes TraderMoni to more Lagos markets

Despite criticisms, Osinbajo takes TraderMoni to more Lagos markets

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has launched the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP) otherwise known as TraderMoni in three more markets in Lagos state.The vice president, on Monday, launched the free loan scheme to traders at the Ikotun, Igando and Ile Epo markets.Osinbajo, accompanied by Akinwumi Ambode, governor of Lagos state, and Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress [...]

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    ‘You’re attacking petty traders’ — Laolu Akande responds to TraderMoni criticism

‘You’re attacking petty traders’ — Laolu Akande responds to TraderMoni criticism

Laolu Akande, senior special assistant to the vice-president on media and publicity, says the TraderMoni loan given to petty traders is not meant to buy voters.In a statement on Friday in Abuja, Akande said Nigerians are not for sale and cannot be bought.He was reacting to a statement by southern, middle belt leaders who accused Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo of “bribing [...]

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    Southern, middle belt leaders accuse Osinbajo of ‘bribing’ voters with TraderMoni

Southern, middle belt leaders accuse Osinbajo of ‘bribing’ voters with TraderMoni

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum has accused Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo of buying votes ahead of the 2019 general election.The group said this in a communiqué released after meeting in Abuja.The document was jointly signed by Yinka Odumakin for the south-west, Bassey Ewa-Henshaw for south-south, Isuwa Dogo for the middle belt and Chigozie Ogbu for the south-east.The vice-president was [...]

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    TraderMoni loan scheme not funded with recovered Abacha Loot, says FG

TraderMoni loan scheme not funded with recovered Abacha Loot, says FG

The National Social Investment Office says the recently launched TraderMoni micro-credit loan scheme will not be funded with the recovered Abacha Loot.According to the NSIO, a false message has been circulating on social media suggesting that the repatriated funds will be used to finance the loan scheme.A statement was released to this effect on Tuesday by Maryam Uwais, special adviser [...]

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February 15, 2019USDGBPEUR
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KANO361474413
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