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...

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...

How Credit Bureaux Operations Help SMEs

Mr. Tunde Popoola, Managing Director/Chief Executive of CRC Credit Bureau, has stated that the operation of credit bureaux in Nigeria has deepened the Small...

BoI Prepares MSMEs for 2030 World Development Goals

The Bank of Industry (BoI) has stated that Nigeria would not be able to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) target by 2030 without...

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...

FG to Launch Share Facility Initiative for SMEs

In a bid to step up its efforts to galvanise growth in the small and medium enterprises, SMEs, segment of the economy, the Federal...

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...

SMEDAN, NEXIM, BoI Set to Ease SME Loans

The Bank of Industry (BoI) said it has initiated moves with the Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) and the Nigeria Export...

Tony Elumelu Foundation to Launch Digital Entrepreneurship Platform

The Tony Elumelu Foundation, TEF, is set to launch its TEFConnect, a digital platform dedicated to connecting African entrepreneurs and the entrepreneurship ecosystem on...