AfDB commits $600,000 into Abuja IDC
The Small & Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) has revealed that the African Development Bank (AfDB) has spent $600,000 on the establishment
Nano businesses: A hidden dimension of MSMEs
It is my prayer for this new year to be prosperous, irrespective of the experiences and disruptions we have had in 2020; a different year by any definition, strange and challenging especially for businesses and economies throughout.
Leveraging social media to spur SMEs, business development
Beyond the spread of fake news and misinformation, which some social media platforms are associated with, millions of lives and businesses have been redefined positively through the instrumentality of social media and online services.
SMEDAN stresses importance of MSMEs
Director-General of Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria SMEDAN Dr Umar Dikko Radda has underscored the need to support the growth and thrive of Small & Medium Enterprises.
Now that we have eggs on our faces
Big men and women are responding to the wake-up call delivered by the EndSars protest. The youths of Nigeria, unmindful of what their protest could call forth, may still be smarting from the hijack by the darker sides of youth protest, which has led to about 100 deaths. Nonetheless, the protest was a qualified success…
LCCI, SMEDAN advocate financial discipline for SMEs’ survival
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), and Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), have urged entrepreneurs to be financially-disciplined...
Reps member in Kaduna trains 320 constituents on entrepreneurial skills
A federal lawmaker, Hon. Mukthar Monrovia, on Saturday said that he has trained 320 members in his constituency on various entrepreneurial skills.
Lender designs product to support business growth
With Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) contributing about 48 per cent to Nigeria’s gross domestic product (GDP) in 2019, and accounting for over 96 per cent of businesses as reported by the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics and the Small and Medium Development Agency (SMEDAN), the need to provide a seamless and reliable platform to help…
Stakeholders identify franchise as tool for economic sustainability, job creation
Stakeholders have urged that adequate legislation be put in place to boost franchise development in Nigeria.They argued that the sector contributed hugely to the local economies of America and South Africa
South South states move to diversify economy, hold summit in Delta
In a move to diversify the economy of the region, the six states of the South-South geopolitical zone will be brainstorming in Asaba, Delta State to explore export potential in that regard.
Raising next generation of entrepreneurs
During Nigeria’s colonization, developing entrepreneurial or vocational skills were not at the centre of the colonialist minds when they wanted to rule us and impose their form of civilization. Instead of trying to understand our traditional skills and natural potential, the colonial masters concentrated more on what they viewed was of utmost importance, which was…