Establishing a travel agency
Statistics have consistently shown that Nigerians are the most internationally travelled people in sub-Saharan Africa. The class of international travellers are made up of different categories of people.
SMEs urged to leverage tech to reduce COVID-19 impact
Small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs)have been urged to leverage technology tools to reduce the impact of COVID-19on their businesses.
‘We need women at the top to mentor those in entry level and middle management’
Elizabeth Oputa is a PR maven with 15 years of experience building brands for large enterprises and SMEs alike. She boasts a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Fairleigh Dickinson University
Corps members get N1 million SME funding in ‘Corpreneurship’ challenge
Three Corps members, currently undertaking their National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) programme, in Lagos State, have emerged winners in the maiden edition of a Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) challenge, ‘Corpreneurship’
PR Firm honours 14 youth entrepreneurs for exemplary effort
Aiming to spotlight and encourage highly prospective brands in the country, as well as encourage youth entrepreneurship, Redrick PR this week recognised 14 Small and Medium scale Entrepreneurs (SMEs) with high growth potential as part of its annual 14 Brands We Love campaign.
Foundation empowers widows for SME
Twenty widows have been empowered by Pa Philip Akintoye Development Foundation (PAPADEF) to establish small-scale businesses in Ado-Odo/Ota Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Ogun State. During the cash presentation at Ejigbo, Ado-Odo LCDA, the founder, Comrade Akintoye Kehinde, said the programme was aimed at reducing poverty level in the society. He said the empowerment would…
Experts seek ease of conditions for accessing SMEs intervention funds
For Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), to contribute significantly to Nigeria's economic growth, government must make conditions attached to accessing various intervention funds less stringent for operators in the sector. The Group Managing Director, Investment One Financial Services Limited, Nicholas Nyamali, at the Investment One SMEs Forum, in Lagos, noting that government has various intervention…
FCMB empowers more SME customers with promo
First City Monument Bank (FCMB) has rewarded another set of its Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) customers, courtesy of its reward scheme tagged “FCMB SME Race to China Promo”. The winners emerged through rounds of electronic selection from the pool of qualified SME customers in the first draws of the promo for the months…
Coding holds key to unlocking Africa’s $300b Internet revenue
With research showing that if governments harness the full economic potential of the Internet, Africa could add $300 billion to its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 2025, the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwunmi Adesina, and other experts have charged Africans to embrace technology. According to them, with 70 per cent of all…
Fair to leverage technology, innovation for SME development
Connect Nigeria has announced plans to expose and equip thousands of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to social and technological innovation to grow their businesses. The Chief Executive Officer, Connect Nigeria, Emeka Okafor, explained that lack of access to fund is not the only hurdle hindering the growth of the SME sector but operators’ unfamiliarity…