Teaching handicraft for effective youth, national development
He watched as the machines threaded the material into fine shapes. His intent gaze examined every single worker as they passionately produced one of the men’s favourite fashion accessories – the bow tie.
Government, P&G seal pact to empower SMEs in Nigeria
Over 38 million Small and Medium scale Enterprises (SMEs) are expected to benefit from a new agreement reached between the Federal Government...
FBDS plans increased income, jobs through franchising
Franchise Business Development Services (FBDS), has pledged to nurture and develop entrepreneurial talent, promote good corporate governance and transparency to attract informal businesses to the formal sector.
Progressive policy, long term growth, others crucial to MSMEs sustainability
The Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Aisha Abubakar, has said that a progressive policy framework, long-term growth is capable of sustaining the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MESMEs) in the country.
Support for small and medium enterprises
When Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Aisha Abubakar promised the other day that the Federal Government would assist the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to have better access to finance, her statement would seem another empty vow given that millions of such businesses .....
Stakeholders meet to discuss franchise agenda
Franchising has proved, over the years to be one of the most successful ways of conducting business. In both developed countries and emerging markets...
FG mulls reduced interest rate for local manufacturers in Q1 2018
The Federal Government’s commitment to support and encourage local manufacturing firms through access to cheap funds may soon be realised with the implementation of a reduced interest rate regime for local manufacturers in the first quarter of 2018.
‘Weak manufacturing sector should cause leaders to worry’
Though the nation prides itself as an oil rich country, its leaders, both present and aspiring, need to be worried if the manufacturing sector is weak or non-existent.
Industry Ministry, firm partner on promotion of local products
According to him, it’s very unfortunate that Nigerian entrepreneurs have continued to import same products from China, Indonesia, and Thailand to run the Nigeria economy, even with products of less quality.