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Personal Finance and Vision Boarding session
AGS Tribe in collaboration with Money Africa @moneyafrica is offering you the best of both worlds - financial literacy and vision boarding session. This session is guaranteed to equip you with knowledge on how to invest profitably, grow your wealth and clearly define your goals for 2021 by leveraging vision boards. The year has started already, and we are ready to hit the ground running. Join us!
Date: 16th Jan, 2021. Time: 10 am. Cost: #25,000
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New Jobs on AGS Tribe App
Have you visited the ‘Job’ section of our AGS Tribe App today? We may have just the right job for you. Job opportunities that might match your skillset are already uploaded. Please, go check it out and apply ASAP if it sounds like a good fit for you.
FCMB shares down six percent on first trading day of 2021
Shares belonging to First City Monument Bank (FCMB) posted losses in the early hours of trading on Monday, the first trading day of 2021. Data made available on the Nigerian Stock Exchange website showed that the bank’s shares lost 0.20k from the N3.33k it closed at on Thursday, December 31. This represents a loss of 6.01 percent. Read more
Short-stay apartments record boom, amid COVID-19 second wave fears
2020 has been a devastating year for the Nigerian economy, especially the hospitality industry, with hundreds of people laid-off and salaries of some workers slashed. Interestingly, as the big-wigs in the industry continue to grapple with the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on their patronage, smaller boutique hotels (short stay apartments) are witnessing a boom during the Yuletide season. Read more
Vitafoam Nigeria proposes N875.59 million dividend to be distributed to shareholders
The Board of Directors of Vitafoam Nigeria Plc, has proposed a total final dividend of N875.59 million to be distributed to the shareholders of the company, as final dividend for the period ended 30th September 2020. This information is contained in a corporate action announcement dated 31st December 2020, issued and signed by the Company Secretary, Mr. Olalekan Sanni. Read more
Atiku sold his shares, collected $5.4m balance from us – Intels
Intels Nigeria Limited has explained why it severed ties with former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, who was one of its major shareholders. Intels said it severed ties with Atiku and his family after the former Vice President sold off his shares and exited the company in 2020, the statement titled ‘Intels severs ties with Atiku’ read. Read more
England Will Go Into National Lockdown Amid Covid-19 Surge
In a bid to contain a more contagious strain of coronavirus that is spreading rapidly, Prime Minister Boris Johnson imposed a new lockdown on England on Monday that will last until at least mid-February. “There’s no doubt in that fighting the old variant to the virus, our collective efforts were working and would have continued to work. But we now have a new variant, and it’s been both frustrating and alarming to see the speed with which the new variant is spreading,” Johnson said. Read more
OPEC cites vaccine as most important factor for oil in 2021 as Nigeria pushes for cuts
HRH Prince Abdul Aziz Bin Salman, Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy and Chairman of the OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting, cited the discovery and administration of Covid-19 vaccine as the most important factor for oil in 2021. He made this remark on Monday, January 4th, 2021, at the 13th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial which is taking place via videoconference. Read more
FG wants more SME participation in N75bn stimulus programme
The Federal Government wants more micro, small and medium enterprises to participate in its N75bn economic recovery and stimulus programme in order to grow their respective businesses. Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Adeniyi Adebayo, on Monday urged MSMEs to take advantage of the programme, which he said was geared at cushioning the effect of COVID-19 pandemic on small businesses nationwide. Read more
Singer Chike apologises after being called out for asking Igbos to stop travelling to the east for Christmas
Nigerian singer Chike has apologised to Nigerians and Igbos in particular after calling them primitive for travelling to the east for Christmas. The music star took to his Twitter page on Monday, January 4, 2021, where he called out the Igbos over their traditional trips to the east during the yuletide season. Read more
Actress Olivia Wilde and Harry Styles are reportedly dating, spotted holding hands at a wedding
American actress Olivia Wilde and music star Harry Styles are officially the latest celebrity couple in town. According to PageSix, the two were spotted holding hands at the wedding ceremony of Styles' agent, Jeffrey Azoff. Read more
Chin Okeke appointed new boss of Universal Music Nigeria
On January 4, 2021, the appointment of Chin Okeke as the new General Manager of the Nigerian arm of Universal Music Group, the world's largest record company was announced by the company. The news has been bubbling in the Nigerian music industry over the past 10 months. He will become the second boss of Universal Music Group Nigeria since the company announced its re-entrance into the Nigerian music industry in 2017. Read more
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“Have you begun the process of finding yourself? If you haven't, now is the time to start.” - Eric Stanberry
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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
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