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Road to Recovery: Where do we go from here?
As we work towards rebuilding SMEs recovering from the recent looting spree and even COVID19 lockdown, we will be hosting Teju Abisoye @tabisoye on our AGS Lightbox session to educate us on the way forward for small businesses. Teju Abisoye is the Executive Secretary of the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund, a Lagos State Government agency established to create jobs and tackle unemployment by providing skills development and entrepreneurship opportunities for Lagos residents. Teju is a trained lawyer with over 14 years’ experience in the socio-economic development space. She has an LLM in International Trade and Investment Law from the University of Pretoria and an LLB from the University of Ibadan. She is also an Alumna of Yale’s Women Leadership Programme. This webinar is scheduled to hold on 05/11/2020 Time: 8 pm WAT. AGS LIGHTBOX is a weekly capacity building webinar open to only AGS Tribe Community members. Learn more
Zainab Ahmed: Nigeria’s debt may jump by N6trn in 2021 — to hit N38trn
Speaking when she appeared before the senate committee on local and foreign debts on Tuesday, Ahmed estimated that both external and domestic debt would rise to N32.51 trillion by December 2020. According to the Debt Management Office, the total public debt stock, which comprises the debt stock of the three tiers of government, stood at N31.009 trillion at the end of June 2020. Read more
DisCos resume implementation of new electricity tariff
The DisCos began implementation of a new service-based reflective tariff (SRT) structure nationwide on September 1 after receiving approval from President Muhammadu Buhari. However, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) protested the new tariff and called for a nationwide strike. Read more
BREAKING: US Election: President Trump, Democrats contender, Biden trade words over victory
The United States President Donald Trump and his Democrat contender, Joe Biden, have assured their supporters that they are optimistic about their victory in the on-going election. This was disclosed by the candidates in via their Twitter handles on Wednesday morning. Read more
US Elections: Twitter, Facebook suspend several news accounts
Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc have suspended several recently created and mostly right-leaning news accounts. This was disclosed by the duo social media giants on Tuesday, according to Reuters. Read more
‘Mutual Funds are next big thing in Nigerian finance’
Mutual Funds are gaining wide acceptance in Nigeria’s investment climate, with savvy investors choosing the investment plan over savings, Head of Research at Coronation Asset Management, Guy Czartoryski, has said. Speaking during the launch of Coronation Research: ‘The Shifting Appetite of the Nigerian Investor: From Savings to Mutual Funds’ he said that mutual funds are the next big thing in Nigerian finance and our aim is to explain why. Read more
Fed Govt offers three-year bond at 2.76% per annum
The Federal Government of Nigeria is offering a coupon of 2.759 per cent as annual return to investors for a three-year bond and 1.759 per cent for a two-year bond under government’s monthly savings bond issuance programme. The coupons showed considerable decline in returns on fixed-income securities as government and corporate takes advantage of liquidity in the system to restructure into low-cost debts. Read more
Lil Wayne’s model girlfriend reportedly dumps him over Trump endorsement
American rapper Lil Wayne, has been dumped by his girlfriend for endorsing President Donald Trump. The music star's plus size model girlfriend, Denise Bidot took to her Instagram page where she confirmed the split; "Sometimes love just isn’t enough” alongside a broken-heart emoji. Read more
BBNaija's Diane says she would love to see lesbianism legalised in Nigeria
Diane Russet a former housemate of Nigeria's most popular reality TV show, Big Brother Naija has revealed her hopes that lesbianism is legalised in the country. The reality TV star made this known while interacting with some of her fans via her Instastories. Read more
BBNaija's Mercy Eke confirms she is married, says relationship with Ike ended months ago
The winner of the fourth season of Big Brother Naija, Mercy Eke has confirmed that she is now married. The reality TV star made this known via her Instagram page on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, while answering questions from fans about her relationship with boyfriend, Ike. Read more
AGS Quote of the day
“By doing what inspires me, I can pursue what I am most passionate about and shape my own destiny.” - MARK MINERVINI
About AGS Tribe
The AGS Tribe is a Pan African community built to inspire, connect and build the capacity of young entrepreneurs and professionals. The main purpose of the AGS Tribe is to build a community of strong leaders (Entrepreneurs or Professionals) who will create more job opportunities that will ultimately reduce unemployment in Africa.
The Platform has 3 focus areas which are:
Promoting youth entrepreneurship as a tool to reduce youth unemployment and promote economic growth
Women Empowerment through our AGS Impact Fund and AGS Enterprise Challenge
Capacity building for entrepreneurs and nonprofits
Click on this link https://www.agstribe.org/community/to join our community of entrepreneurs and young professionals.