Tag: SMEs

YNaijaOctober 20, 2022

African Development Bank and FCMB Sign $50 million Line of Credit Agreement to bolster access to finance for SMEs and Women-empowered Businesses.

The African Development Bank has signed a $50 million Line of Credit Agreement with Nigeria’s First City Monument Bank (FCMB) ...

YNaijaAugust 30, 2022

How SMEs Can Manage Cost to Cope with High Inflation – Ayo Akinola

According to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) Inflation Report for July, the annual inflation rate has risen to 19.6% ...

Onyinye UdehAugust 19, 2020

‘We will help SMEs fast track Nigeria’s economic recovery’ – Access Bank MD

Access Bank’s Group Managing Director, Herbert Wigwe, has said that the Bank is committed to helping Nigerian businesses weather COVID-19 ...

SponsorJuly 12, 2018

Facebook partners with Digivate 360 for a series of entrepreneur training in Port Harcourt

Continuing on from the commitment to train 50,000 people throughout 2018, Facebook rolls out a series of training dates specially ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 17, 2017

We’ll sustain and maintain momentum of economic recovery – FG

Through the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, Laolu Akande, the Federal Government has promised ...

ToluOctober 1, 2017

The Nigerian Stock Exchange partners with Ciuci Consulting to launch Nigeria Business Composite 10 (PHOTOS)

The Nigerian Stock Exchange recently launched the Nigeria Business Composite 10 (NiBC10) in Lagos. In partnership with Ciuci Consulting, the ...

SponsorSeptember 30, 2017

Tecno #LightUpYourDream Promo: Meet the top 10 participants who are inline to win N2m

If you haven’t been following up with TECNO Mobile on their latest initiative to support SMEs – the TECNO #LightUpYourDream ...

SponsorJuly 22, 2017

Okhai Akhigbe & Co to hold SME legal clinic

On Thursday, July 27, 2017 at Villa Toscana, Oniru, Lekki, Okhai Akhigbe & Co. (OAC)—a Lagos-based legal services firm—will be ...

AzeezMay 2, 2017

CBN sanctions 12 banks for hoarding forex from SMEs

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has barred at least 12 deposit money banks (DMB) from the SMEs window of ...

Op-ed EditorMay 2, 2017

The Thread: All the cool things from #GTBankFoodDrink fair

GTBank held its second edition last weekend in Lagos. Over 100 small businesses in Nigeria’s food industry were provided with ...

AzeezApril 20, 2017

CBN pumps $100m into forex market

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has pumped an additional $100 million into the foreign exchange market, after releasing $280 ...

AzeezApril 19, 2017

CBN disburses $280m to SMEs, BDCs, others

The Central Bank of Nigeria on Tuesday injected fresh $280m into various sectors of the economy. The CBN said in ...

AzeezApril 18, 2017

CBN introduces ‘Form X’ for SMEs to ease forex documentation

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has introduced the use of FORM X for SMEs that require basic documentation for ...

SponsorMarch 22, 2017

Verdant Zeal to host 6th Innovention Series this Thursday

This Thursday, March 23rd, 2017, all roads lead to The Civic Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos for the 6th Annual Innovention ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 21, 2017

PEBEC approves 60-day ease of doing business action plan

by Dolapo Adelana The Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) chaired by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) has approved a ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 15, 2017

Opinion: Adiya Atuluku reveals sustainable business models SMEs can adopt to make profit in this recession

Adiya Atuluku is a management and sustainability consultant, working on national projects mainly in Information Technology (IT), telecommunications, and environmental industries ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 30, 2016

Opinion: Can Finweb become the jet engine for small businesses in Nigeria?

by Ade Olabode If you’re a small business data junkie, then chances are you’ve heard of finweb. For the uninitiated, ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 26, 2016

“Uniqueness is my selling point.” | Leading Ladies Africa speaks to Ola Morin Muhammed of Ijorere

Tired of going round the motions in her 9-5 job, Ola Morin Muhammed decided to take the leap into entrepreneurship ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 25, 2016

Opinion: Adopting subscription model for digital marketing agencies in Nigeria

by Segun Adeyemi From individual freelancers to organized corporate firms, there is an increasing number of people and companies that ...

ToluNovember 23, 2016

#Impact365: StartUP6 provides a platform for young entrepreneurs to grow their business using social media influencers

StartUp6 is a unique initiative that targets small businesses by providing a platform for them to connect with social media ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 4, 2016

Opinion: What’s church got to do with the Nigerian economy?

Without any iota of doubt, I am convinced that the following sequence of thoughts might erupt some form of controversy ...

ToluOctober 1, 2016

GTBank to keep promoting enterprise with the Fashion Weekend in November (WATCH)

Recently, leading African bank, Guaranty Trust Bank plc, announced the debut of the GTBank Fashion Weekend which will hold in ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 21, 2016

Mark Essien: My advice to Nigerian start up founders

Focus on making users use your product before you over-invest time in building the product. If people don’t want to ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 7, 2016

Opinion: How Godwin Emefiele caused millions of Nigerians to lose jobs

by Dr. Peregrino Brimah The direct policies of the central bank of Nigeria, CBN have been and continue to be ...

Isime EseneJune 9, 2016

Festus Okubor: The A-Z of small and medium-sized businesses (Naira&Kobo)

by Festus Okubor Building a business from scratch is hard. No one tells you about the loneliness, the hours spent ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 8, 2014

Bank of Industry has better plans for SMEs

by Chris Ikechukwu The Bank of Industry has said it will set up a loan monitoring unit that will help ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 4, 2014

To solve the employment problem, Nigeria will build industrial parks

by Laila Ibrahim The Federal Government has said it will set up Industrial parks for Small and Medium Scale Enterprise (SMEs) to ...

November 28, 2013

SURE-P enrols 120,000 graduates for internship programme

by Akintomiwa Agbaje The Graduate Internship Scheme of Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme (SURE-P) has signed on over 120,000 graduates ...

March 11, 2012

Nnadozie Egeonu: Branding 101 for SMEs

Your business brand is a powerful asset for your breakthrough… So many people have different definitions of branding; many refer ...

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