‘Disbursements to over 600 entrepreneurs under YES scheme close to N1b’
The Federal Government, through the Bank of Industry (BOI) has stated that over 600 entrepreneurs have accessed funds under its Youth Entrepreneurship Support (YES) scheme aimed at addressing the worrisome phenomenon of unemployment in Nigeria
Delta, BOI partner on zero interest loans for SMES
The DELTA State Government in collaboration with the Bank of Industry is set to offer zero-interest loans to market women and Small and Medium Entrepreneurs, (SMEs) in the state.
BWA exhibition to boost local entrepreneurs
Beauty West Africa (BWA) is set to open on November 20th in Lagos with over 200 exhibitors, almost double the number taking part in the launch event last year.
‘How technology hubs can drive entrepreneurship development’
The Federal Government has unveiled plans to roll out programmes geared towards building the capacities of entrepreneurs to ideate, incubate and launch successful businesses by deploying the use of technology hubs.
FG targets more Nigerians in new social investment
The Federal Government has said it intends to double the number of beneficiaries of the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP) scheme, particularly through the TraderMoni and the MarketMoni.
African Bankers’ Awards: BOI wins Financial Inclusion Award for driving FG's GEEP programme
The Federal Government’s Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP) which is executed through the Bank of Industry has been recognized as the most impactful Financial Inclusion program in Africa.
MSMEs clinics to create more jobs - Ewans
Vice Chairman, National Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSMEs) Clinics, Monday Ewans has said that 37m successful MSMEs have contributed to the reduction the nation’s unemployment statistics by hiring over 49m Nigerians. Ewans also revealed that the clinic is set to donate N2m cash and an SUV vehicle to the best MSMEs operator at its…
ICSAN, BoI partner on corporate governance awareness
To ensure sustainability and economic growth, Institute of Chattered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN), Lagos chapter, has called for the need to enlighten firms on corporate governance practices. The group stated this during a courtesy visit to Bank of Industry (BoI) headquarters in Lagos. Chairman ICSAN Lagos Chapter, Francis Olawale, said both organisations share…
AGF releases N55b to pay promotion arrears, saves N37b from MDAs
Accountant General of the Federation (AGF), Ahmed Idris, yesterday disclosed that he has released N55b to pay arrears of entitlements to promoted Federal Government employees. He said of the amount, N42b has been paid to the affected civil servants, while the balance will soon be paid and reassured of continued payment of promotion arrears owed…