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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

How we give loans at Lagos Trust Fund – LSETF boss

The chief executive officer of the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF), Mr Akintunde Oyebode, has been speaking on the activities of the Fund...

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...

Embrace Entrepreneurship ICAN advises

The recent graduands of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) have been charged to embrace entrepreneurship to curb the high unemployment rate...