The administration of the covid 19 vaccine, kickoff in Biase Local Government Council as the supervisor for health, Hon Mrs Mercy Amatey and others receives vaccine.

The vaccine which is currently being administered across the country has seen; Cottage Hospital Akpet central, Primary Health Centre Adim, Primary Health Center Ehom Central, Primary Health Center IKUN and Primary Health Center Umon Island as The five selected sites for COVID-19 Vaccination in Biase LGA.

You can visit this centers to receive your vaccine.

The 2021 March 8th Entrepreneurship Programme- Call for Proposals

Small MSME owners are invited to apply across four different categories:

1. Category 1- My Big Idea Business Challenge | Grant Sum- N100,000

Do you have a small-scale business that could use some injection for enlarging your inventory, or have an idea that solves a troubling issue in your area? We look forward to reviewing your idea-entry under Category 1 of the 2021 March 8th Entrepreneurship Programme 2020. Your entry should be in the form of an elevator pitch on video that summarises who you are, what you do, what problem you are trying to solve, and how you would solve the problem with the grant, if successful. This video should not exceed 60 seconds.

Entry Criteria

Start with your full name and location. You MUST send your video via WhatsApp to 08095798693, and thereafter upload your video on either Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and use the hashtag #FriendsOfProf, and tag @march8thng. Because of the social transformation dimension of the challenge, applicants are required to post their video entries on social media.

2. Category 2- My Business Support Challenge | Grant Sum- N 250,000

Are you a small business looking to expand your current stock, hire staff or acquire basic equipment that would enhance profitability and operational efficiency so you can climb up to the next level of growth? If so, convince us by sending in an abridged business plan in no more than 500 words outlining your ideas, needs and aspirations.

Entry Criteria

Business must be registered and must have been in existence for at least 1 year. Submit a one-page proposal not exceeding 500 words describing your business and how N250, 000 will help it grow.

3. My Catalyst Support Challenge | N500,000

Are you an existing small business looking to expand your current scope either product-wise or geographically? Submit a business plan in no more than 750 words sharing your expansion and funding plans.

Entry Criteria

Business must be registered and must have been in existence for at least 2 years. Submit a proposal not exceeding 800 words describing your existing business and the new products or services you want to venture into and how you will apply the funds, if successful.

4. My Bold Innovation Challenge

Business must be registered and must have been in existence for at least 2 years. Are you a young entrepreneur with an innovative idea that provides a solution to a common need or promotes sustainability? Does your idea have potential to positively contribute to people, places and profit? If so, convince us by sending a competitive business plan pitching your ideas and the supporting rationale in no more than 1,000 words.

Entry Criteria

Write a proposal not exceeding 1,000 words on how N1 Million will help your business advance your innovative idea.

General terms and conditions (applicable to all categories). Entrants must:
  1. Reside in Nigeria.
  2. Be aged between 18 to 35 years.
  3. Be a registered Nigerian business.
  4. Only apply to one category. Applying to more than one will lead to disqualification.

All entries except those for My Big Idea Business Challenge must be submitted at

Submit according to the category you are applying for.

Health Grant Reward Category | ₦1,000,000

Nominate a health professional or worker (nurse, doctor, attendant, etc.) in your State who has exhibited compassion, care, professionalism and diligence during the past year. Your nominations should be filled out on the portal providing information about your nominee and the reason(s) for your nomination.

Entries open at 12.00 am on Monday, the 8th of March, 2021 and close at 11:59pm on Sunday, the 14th of March, 2021.

For more detailed information visit

Prof Osibanjo March8th Initiative How To Apply: All entries except those for My Big Idea Business Challenge must be submitted at Submit according to the category you are applying for.


The executive chairman of Biase local government council Hon Mrs Ada Charleshas saluted the honour, courage, sacrifice and dedication of our nation’s Armed Forces, the men and women who have dedicated their lives in protecting our country and its citizens.

Hon Mrs Ada Charles, Presenting an Open Address.

The executive chairman in company with the secretary of Council Mr Daniel Enang , the Paramount Ruler of Biase Local Government area council of chiefs His Royal Highness Onun Nicholas  Odum, the leader of legislature Hon Charles Ekor and a host of others councilors and aides, marks the arms forces Remembrance Day Nigeria – 

A Cross Section of Dignitaries. From left His Royal Highness, Onun Nicholas Odum, HOLGA, and the executive chairman

The chairman in her speech, stressed the need to honour the memory of our distinguish veterans who paid the supreme sacrifice to keep the country United.

The Chairman of Biase Legions saluting the executive chairman

Speaking about supporting the retired veterans, the executive chairman Hon Mrs Ada Charles, made a cash donations of hundred thousand naira to encourage and also extend her  recognition and consideration to their efforts in keeping the nation United.

A Cross Section of arms service men and women

she also expresses her gratefulness to the Governor of Cross River State, His Excellency Senator (Prof) Ben Ayade who happen to be the patron of the legions in Cross River State for the support he has been giving to the legions over the years.

Video Clips showing the arms forces rememberance day in Biase local government Council.

Nexit Portal Goes Live!

The Nexit Portal, brought to you by Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development in conjunction with CBN, is now open and live.

The portal is designed to enable exited N-Power beneficiaries to apply for the Central Bank of Nigeria’s empowerment options.

N-Power is one of the social investment programmes of the Federal Government designed and implemented to support thousands of Nigerian youths with jobs, skills and financially incentives.

Click here to access Portal

100,000 Google Scholarships For International Students

Scholarships For International Students

This Pandemic situation has brought Positive Impact on the education system all over the world, where many universities and intitutions are adopting online courses and online scholarships.

And Google is one of them.Google gives a big opportunity for students by offering about 100,000 Fully Funded Scholarships for the session 2020/2021, to earn some extra training and get an online certificate to put a great impression on their CV.The certificate will be treated as the equilvalent of a four-year degree if you apply for a related role at Google!

The good news is that there’s no requirement of any specific degree or experience, anyone can apply!The online courses offered by Google are created by Google experts and hosted via Coursera. Students are highly encouraged to sign up for these online courses, especially throughout this pandemic situation.

Google Scholarships Details:

Host Organization: GoogleEligible.

Country: USA.

Open to: International Students.

No of Scholarships: 100,000.

Access Mode: Online.

Platform: E-Learning.

Fields and Majors offered: 

Project Management, Data Analytics, User Experience (UX) Design.

Duration: Three to six months.

Fields and Majors offered:

Data Analytics:

By definition, data analytics is the science of analyzing raw data and turning it into information. Up to $70,000 per year is the average salary of Data Analytics at the beginning, and the salary increases with time.

Project Management:

A project manager, also called project leader, is a professional in the field of project management. It is a person who has the responsibility for the planning, procurement, design, execution and controlling a project. According to Google, project managers can earn $93,000 a year.

User Experience (UX) Design:

UX design stands for “user experience design”, while UI stands for “user interface design”. UX-UI Designers are generally charged for assembling, researching, investigating and evaluating user conditions. UX designers can earn $75,000 a year according to Google.

How to apply:

To be considered for the offer, students must check the official Google Scholarship page when the application period starts.Google has a partnership with Coursera, which is a paid online platform where the courses will be hosted. Applicants should first sign up through coursera and enroll themselves. The Coursera monthly fees and the cost of certification will be covered by the Google scholarships.As we mentionned before, there is no requirement for any degree or work experience. Students must have fluency in written and spoken English and have to submit some supporting documents like a copy of national ID card.

The scholarship duration:

The duration of the Certification is 3-6 months