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Google News Initiative (GNI) Innovation Challenge 2021 ($150,000 in Funding) – Apply Here

Google News Initiative (GNI) Innovation Challenge 2021 ($150,000 in Funding) is currently available get details and apply below.

As part of this program, the GNI will fund a set of projects from around the world that meet specified criteria, with the intent of producing learning and thought leadership to share with the wider industry.

Heritage Bank 2021 Graduate Trainee Programme for young Nigerians – Apply Here

Heritage Bank 2021 Graduate Trainee Programme for young Nigerians is currently ongoing interested applicants should get details and apply below.

About Heritage Bank

Heritage Bank is a leading Nigerian bank with an excellent service culture hinged on working with each customer to create a name and heritage for today and for future generations. With the ideals of Service, Performance, Respect, Integrity, Innovation, Tenacity and Excellence forming our core values, we have set out to redefine the concept of banking for the quintessential customer.

Visa Everywhere Initiative For Business Startups ( $100,000 in Prize) – Apply Now

Visa Everywhere Initiative is an open innovation program that helps business startups like yours unlock new opportunities—and gives you a global platform to demonstrate your ground-breaking solutions.

The program first launched in the U.S. in 2015, and has since expanded to every corner of the world, recruiting startups from over 100 countries. Over the past five years, more than 7,000 startups have participated, and they’ve collectively raised more than $2.5 billion in funding.

Obamacare Exchanges : How To Qualify for a Free or Low-cost Plan

Obamacare Exchanges : How To Qualify for a Free or Low-cost Plan

If you’re among the millions of people across the nation with no health insurance, you may be able to remedy that soon.

A special enrollment period to get a plan through the federal Affordable Care Act health exchange (or your state’s exchange if it has one) opens Monday and runs through May 15. Authorized by an executive order from President Joe Biden last month, the reopening is part of the administration’s effort to expand coverage to more individuals and families in an affordable way.

Aviva sells French unit to Aéma Groupe for about $4 billion

Report reaching us say that United Kingdom’s leading insurer Aviva Plc has sold its French unit for 3.2 billion euros ($3.9 billion), marking the biggest deal under chief executive officer Amanda Blanc’s turnaround plan to streamline operations in the UK, Ireland and Canada. The deal significantly strengthens Aviva’s capital and liquidity with an increase in excess capital of 2.1 billion pounds ($2.95 billion) and center cash of 2.8 billion pounds ($3.9 billion).

Amanda Blanc, CEO of Aviva, said: “The sale of Aviva France is a very significant milestone in the delivery of our strategy.”

Texas Woman Sues Electricity Provider $1billion Over High Electric Bills from Winter Storm

A report reaching us says a Huston Texas woman is suing the utility company Griddy for over $1 billion, according to a lawsuit filed in Harris County District Court.

In the lawsuit, Lisa Khoury, who is from Mont Belvieu, stated that she was charged thousands of dollars for her electricity during the winter storm that devastated the state of Texas last week.

How To Start online Jewelry Business

Aisha Ochuwa is the founder and CEO of the ‘Everything Beautiful by Aisha Ochuwa (EBAO)’ brand; one of the fastest growing jewelry brands in Nigeria. She has spent over a decade in the business and is indeed a typical new generation entrepreneur.

As a starter in jewelry business, you can access demand for jewelry by conducting keyword search through Google’s Adwords site. The next important thing is finding a supplier. You can either choose to be the designer of your own accessories or outsource the jewelries from a wholesaler.

When she started her jewelry business, she did it in the conventionally by moving from door to door. Her sales depended entirely on the distance she was able to cover per time. However, in 2017, she explored the online platform which aided her sales tremendously and grew her customer base both nationally and internationally.

A.M. Best rates Custodian & Allied Insurance ‘stable’

An international rating agency, A.M. Best Rating Services has awarded a bb+ Stable outlook to Custodian and Allied Insurance Limited in the year after an independent analysis of its operations.

According to the agency, the stable outlook reflects AM Best’s view that the balance sheet strength is expected to remain underpinned by the strongest level of risk-adjusted capitalisation, as measured by Best’s Capital Adequacy Ratio (BCAR).

Livestock programme Begins with Netherland’s €400,000 Funding – FG

The Federal Government of Nigeria on Tuesday announced that it had commenced the implementation of the National Livestock Transformation Plan and also disclosed that 20 governors had shown interest in the programme.

Livestock programme Begins with Netherland’s €400,000 Funding – FG

Senior Special Assistant to the President on Agriculture, Andrew Kwasari, who announced the commencement of the programme, said the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), had secured a €400,000 grant from the Netherlands for the initiative.