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FCMB Celebrates the First Year Anniversary of SheVentures

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First City Monument Bank celebrated the first-year anniversary of SheVentures, an exclusive proposition for women in business on March 5th.

It was a glamorous event that had in attendance dignitaries from various works of life including the First Lady of Ogun State, Her Excellency Mrs. Bamidele Abiodun; Managing Director, Rose of Sharon Group and Executive Vice Chairman, Famfa Oil, Dr. Mrs. Folorunsho Alakija who was the Guest Speaker (the richest woman in Africa) and former Deputy Governor of Lagos, Mrs. Sarah Sosan.

The Group Chief Executive of FCMB Group Plc, Mr. Ladi Balogun, described SheVentures as a vital part of FCMB’s quest to upscale the performance of SMEs. 

According to him, “Many of the big companies today that FCMB has had the privilege of supporting started off as small companies with big aspirations. Many of have gone on to become household names in oil and gas, technology, food and beverage as well as other sectors. Our SheVentures initiative was created for the sole purpose of ensuring that women-owned businesses are not left out in the development of the country’s economy through their collective and individual contributions as business owners.”

Dr. (Mrs.) Alakija who is the guest speaker for the event in her speech captioned: ‘’Women Supporting Women’’ commended women entrepreneurs for their resilience.

She said: ‘’I have heard so many amazing things about the FCMB SheVentures and how it has been turning around the fortunes of female entrepreneurs. It is gratifying that women have continued to break barriers in the business and corporate world, despite the challenges.’’

The First Lady of Ogun State, Mrs. Bamidele Abiodun urged female entrepreneurs to brace up to the challenges of the socio-economic realities. She advised the beneficiaries of the FCMB SheVentures initiative to consider it as an avenue for sustainable economic empowerment through which they would improve their productivity, increase their income level, become employers of labour and contribute to the growth of the country.

The FCMB SheVentures offers many exceptional propositions to Nigerian women who own or manage a business, including access to loans of up to N5,000,000 (five million naira) at zero interest rate. SheVentures is designed to inspire and equip women entrepreneurs to take bold steps that would enable them to become more competitive, productive and profitable, ultimately helping them achieve their business aspirations and contribute significantly to national development.

According to reports, over 2,000 women owned or managed SMEs in Nigeria have benefitted from FCMB’s SheVentures proposition since it was launched in March 2019. The benefits of the initiative include access to mentorship, capacity building, networking and zero interest loans of between N500,000.00 to N5,000,000.00.

The highlight of the SheVentures anniversary event was the presentation of interest free loan cheques, ranging from N3million to N5million, to another set of beneficiaries and award presentation to the best mentees from the SheVentures Mentorship Programme. Visit www.fcmb.com/she-ventures.

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Dangaladima, Daudu :A rare Gem

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Dangaladima, Daudu. A rare Gem

Today we witness the Turbaning of a young Philanthropist, a simple man to the core in person of Dr. Nuhu Idris.

Dr. Nuhu Idris a Philanthropist from Lokoja-Koto local government of Kogi State has touched lots of live.
He is a practice Doctor at Specialist Hospital lokoja, before moving to Dantata and Sawoe Company as the Chief Medical Doctor (Admin) of the Company.

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Dr. Nuhu a simple and easy going Man in his own magnanimity has touched lots of life across lokoja-koto Federal Constituency and beyond.He is a rare gem, a gift to his people, to the State and Nigeria at large.

We indeed, celebrate with Dr. Nuhu Idris today as the Dangaladima Daudu of Gegu Beki local government of Kogi State, a mark of Honor towards his Contributions to Humanity..

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Eid-el-Kabir: DSK Fecilitates with muslims, urges selflessness, brotherliness

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Eid-el-Kabir: DSK felicitate with Muslims,urges selfleness,brotherliness

As Muslims all over the world celebrates this year’s Eid-el-Kabir, A philanthropic Chief David Sabo Kente (DSK) has felicitates with Muslim faithfuls in Taraba state and Nigeria in general task on the need to imbibe the spirit of selflessness, brotherliness and sacrifice that symbolizes the Sallah.

Kente laid the task in a Sallah message to the people of the state, on Thursday in Abuja.

While congratulating the Muslims on the celebration, the philanthropist enjoined the faithful to see the Eid-el-Kabir as a test, in commemoration of the total submission by Prophet Ibrahim (AS) to the call for sacrifice.

“This, indeed, symbolizes a call to all Muslims to live a life of selflessness, brotherhood, sacrifice and adherence to Allah’s commands,”Kente Said

He pointed out that occasions such as this, calls for all Muslims to reflect on their relationship with God, as well as fellow human beings, as a guide for righteous living, love and peaceful co-existence in the society.

Kente further urged the faithful to continue to preach peace, show love, understanding, tolerance and good neighbourliness in Taraba State and Nigeria.

He used the opportunity to draw the attention of the Muslim faithful on the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, stressing the need to adhere to all preventive measures such as maintenance of social distancing, wearing of face mask, regular hand sanitizing, amongst others.

Aluta News report that
Chief David Sabo Kente, A chieftain of APC is also the Founder of DSK Foundation,
The NGO is in the forefront of providing scholarship for the less privilege, empowering widows and orphans in Taraba State.

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Domak Shelter Ltd. Set to Giveaway N10 Million to the Face of Domak

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Domak Shelter Ltd. Set to Giveaway N10 Million to the Face of Domak

A Leading real estate firm in Nigeria ‘Domak Shelter Ltd.’ is set to giveaway N10 Million to anyone who emerges the winner of the Face of Domak.

Face of Domak is a laudable project. The first of its kind in the history of the real estate industry in Nigeria launched few days ago by Domak Shelter Ltd. It’s actually a unique marketing competition platform and concept, designed to market all products and services of Domak.

 The Nigeria publisher, Author, Entrepreneur and business executive, Lady Vivian Lam, popularly known as Queen Mother was appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Face of Domak.

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The project was unveiled at the inauguration and dinner ceremony of Face of Domak 2020, which was held in Federal Capital Territory, Abuja on Friday 24th July 2020.

 Speaking with the press, the new CEO of Face of Domak, Lady Vivian Lam expressed gratitude to God Almighty and her amiable Boss, Amb. Kingsley Azonobi- the MD/CEO of Domak Shelter Ltd. over her new appointment. She pledged her utmost commitment and assured him greater results from the project.

Enerst Anyanwu a.k.a. Washington DC, Vivian Lam and the CEO Domak Group- Amb. Kingsley Azonobi

She further stated that the aim of launching the Face of Domak project is to solely market and promote Domak products and services, ranging from lands, real estate development, construction services, and all kinds of structural management.

 “However, with the new marketing concept and approach, Domak Shelter Limited is sure to have a new market boom”, she concluded.

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According to Vivian, the Face of Domak contest will feature 50 marketers/ Contestants who will battle within 2 months for the Star Prize of 10million naira, a brand-new car, a trip to Dubai, 1 year wardrobe allowance, and an Ambassador of Domak.

However, the role and responsibilities of Vivian Lam would also major on defining a lead path, through innovative initiative to ensure that the long- and short-term development goals of Domak Shelter Limited is achieved, thereby ensuring awareness of a competitive landscape, explicate opportunities and an expanded exposition of creativity.

Stay tuned….

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