Federal Tax-Men Are Eyeing SMEs

Against the backdrop of complaints by small business owners over harassment by revenue collectors and multiple taxation mostly by states and local governments, it...

SME Fund: CBN disburses N170bn… N50bn still outstanding

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN has said that out of the N220 billion Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development, MSMED, Fund available, about...

Bankers Meet to Discuss How Best to Fund SMEs

The Bankers’ Committee, an umbrella body of senior officials of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and chief executive officers of banks in Nigeria, is...

Farmers Microfinance Bank Commences Operations in August

The newly approved Joint Farmers Microfinance Bank, JFMfB,  is set to commence operations in August from Oyo State.   A top official of the bank told newsmen...

Small Businesses to get FIIRO Support – DG

The Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO) has reiterated its commitment to promoting small businesses and reducing unemployment in Nigeria.   Director General/CEO of FIIRO,...

N4bn Agric Fund Underway for Agro Entrepreneurs in Ebonyi State

The Bank of Industry (BoI) and Ebonyi State government have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on a N4 billion matching funds to boost the fortune...

Niger Women, Youths to Receive CBN’s N1bn SME Loan

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has approved the release of second tranche of N1 billion for disbursement to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)...

Union Bank holds Empowerment Seminar for Female Entrepreneurs

Union Bank has organized an empowerment seminar for a cross section of female entrepreneurs in Lagos as part of initiatives under its Small and...

Apply For #TEF2018. Application Portal is Now Live

LAGOS, NIGERIA Africa’s largest philanthropy supporting entrepreneurship The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) is now accepting applications for business ideas thatcan transform Africa. To apply,...

700 Youths in Kano Empowered with Business Skills by Coca-Cola

Nigerian Bottling Company Limited (NBC) has empowered over 700 youths at the Kano edition of its program Youth Empowered’ Workshop. The workshop is part of...