SME Financing: DBN Joins SME Finance Forum

The Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN) has joined SME Finance Forum, a global membership network that brings together financial institutions, technology companies, and development...

Women Entrepreneurs in Nigeria to Receive Boost from NEPC, ITC

The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) and the International Trade Center (ITC) have entered into partnership to launch SheTrades Commonwealth Project (SCP) Nigerian chapter,...

Wema Bank Set to Disburse N12.8 billion to SMEs

Wema Bank Plc will soon increase its funding for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) following the signing of a $35 million Line of Credit...

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,...

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...

Bank’s Failure in Giving Loans to SMEs Forces CBN to Draft...

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has disclosed plans to draft a framework on credit to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) aimed at improving...

Govt., Banks get Knocks Over Unfriendly Business Environment of Micro-Enterprises

Micro and Small entrepreneurs under the umbrella of the Association of Micro Entrepreneurs of Nigeria, AMEN, have blamed the government and banks for the...

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...

China Development Bank, UBA Sign $100 million Loan Deal to Support...

United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, a pan-African banking group and China Development Bank (CDB), the world’s largest development finance institution, on February 27,...

JAIZ Bank, IDB Sign $20M SMEs Financing Deal

Jaiz Bank PLC and Islamic Corporation for the Development of Private Sector (ICD), the development arm of Islamic Development Bank (IDB), yesterday signed a...