Monday, 25th September 2023


10 Jan 2019
Lack of proper and adequate information has been identified as the foundational problem of Medium, Small and Micro Enterprises (MSMEs) in Nigeria. Nigeria, which houses about 40 million MSMEs across various sectors in the country, contributes 50 per cent of the jobs in the economy, thus, making it significant to the growth of the nation.…
25 Dec 2018
Finance Minister, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has clarified that the Federal Government is not planning to raise taxes next year as is being erroneously held in certain quarters.
22 Nov 2018
For small businesses to grow and scale up, experts have advocated practical ways in which micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the country can create purposeful and sustainable innovation.
11 Nov 2018
The Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers has advised the Federal Government to resuscitate Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) to solve unemployment problem facing the country.
31 Oct 2018
Despite the role Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) play in economic development; they are still not given the adequate attention they deserve to change the economic fortune of Nigeria.
21 Sep 2018
Ayo Olojede, Head, Emerging Businesses, Diamond Bank Plc, spoke with select journalists on efforts to promote sustainable growth among micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), and the need for fund promoters to channel more resources into the sector. Clara Nwachukwu, was there. Excerpts Why are SMEs tagged emerging businesses in Diamond Bank? SME is an emerging…
14 Sep 2018
In a committed effort to educate and enable Nigerians to reduce their reliance on cash, Visa, the global leader in payments, has announced the launch of the Cashless Lagos Hackathon in partnership with Lagos Innovates, an initiative of the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund, LSETF.
22 Aug 2018
Issues of access to credit remain a persistent problem for businesses everywhere, especially for those in developing economies. In Nigeria, development financial institutions are exploring new measures to reach the bottom of the pyramid for deepened market access and economic development. FEMI ADEKOYA writes. Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) are often described as the…
9 Aug 2018
The Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) has stated that the proposed five per cent credit facility for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises(MSMEs) will help to stimulate the economy. Indeed, the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, had announced that government will institute a 5% credit facility for MSMEs, adding that…
2 Aug 2018
Heritage Bank Plc, an innovative banking service provider, has assured promoters of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) of support to enable them grow their businesses into generational conglomerates.
10 Jul 2018
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.
28 Jun 2018
The Lagos State Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives, Mrs. Olayinka Oladunjoye, has charged stakeholders in the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to initiate practical and sustainable measures to transform nation’s economy.


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NEW YORK, 22 September 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- African Union Heads of State and Government, global health leaders and development partners today issued a joint call for urgent action to address the looming malaria emergency. They warned that failure to act now will put at risk both the African Union’s target of eliminating malaria in Africa…
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Phrank Shaibu, the Special Assistant on Public Communication to former Nigerian Vice President Atiku Abubakar, has unveiled what he described as "the 10 big lies" that have so far characterized the administration of President Bola Tinubu. Shaibu, in a statement issued on Sunday, said the “big lies” were evidence that Tinubu’s only plan was to…
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It is no news that social media directly affects our state of mind. Vinton Cerf and Robert Khan who are credited with inventing the Internet probably never considered the psychological impact of their invention. Martin Cooper, who developed the first hand-held phone, also played a part in this by making phones portable, so that we…
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Son Heung-min's double earned Tottenham a point from a pulsating 2-2 draw against Arsenal, as Liverpool moved into second in the Premier League with a 3-1 win over West Ham on Sunday.
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Tottenham came from behind twice to rescue a pulsating 2-2 draw against Arsenal thanks to Son Heung-min's double in Sunday's north London derby.