Creative industry to lift Nigeria’s GDP by N5trn – Report

Creative industry to lift Nigeria’s GDP by N5trn – Report     Jobberman, a leading online career portal in Nigeria, in partnership with Mastercard Foundation, has released a report on Nigeria’s creative industry. According to the report, the creative industry is positioned as the country’s second-largest employer and has the potential to produce 2.7 million jobs by 2025. Additionally, it is set to contribute N5 trillion to the country’s GDP. The report said after agriculture, the creative sector was the second largest employer of labour in Nigeria. The sector currently…

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Heritage Bank promotes creative industry

R-L: Fela Ibidapo, Divisional Head, Corporate Communications of Heritage Bank Plc; and Josh Anowi, 2nd runner-up of “Rita Dominic Acting Challenge” and Rita Dominic, Foremost Nigerian Actress/Co-Founder of the Audrey Silva Company, during the cheque presentation to the winners of the first “Rita Dominic Acting Challenge,” powered by Heritage Bank, held yesterday in Lagos.     Heritage Bank Plc has further reiterated its commitment to the growth and development of the creative and entertainment sector by supporting the “Rita Dominic Acting Challenge.” Heritage Bank in collaboration with a foremost Nigerian Actress and…

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Heritage Bank earmarks N5bn support funds for creative industry

heritage bank support fund for creative industry

Heritage Bank Plc has arranged N5 billion as support funds to drive and stimulate sustainable growth in the Nigeria’s creative and entertainment industry. The lender said the focus of the funds is to give a new lease of life to the sector which has been acknowledged as one among worst hit sectors by the adverse effect of Coronavirus pandemic. Meanwhile, Heritage Bank doled out the sum of N1 million to Damilola Adeyemi, a winner of an online giveaway competition to celebrate the bank’s product, Ynspyre ambassador, Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo, better…

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