Stakeholders task trainees on local, modern technology
Stakeholders in the Industrial Trust Fund (ITF), have tasked trainees across Epe and Lekki areas of Lagos, to embrace modern technology in enhancing their service and productivity.
Osinbanjo, Okonkwo, Aiteo Group, others receive entrepreneurs award
Daughter of the Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, KiKi Osinbanjo, was awarded the Most Promising Female Entrepreneur in 2018, at the fifth edition of Nigeria Entrepreneurs Award held in Lagos recently. The event which was tagged, ‘Driving economic growth and diversification through MSMEs’, saw the gathering of entrepreneurs from all walks of…
Senate committee cautions Imo government against alleged land encroachment
The Senate Committee on Industries on Thursday cautioned the Imo Government against its alleged encroachment on Federal Government property in the state. The Chairman of the committee, Sen. Sam Egwu, gave the caution in Owerri while inspecting some projects executed by the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) in the state. Egwu…
ICPC arraigns ex-DG of SMEDAN over alleged N120m bribe, convicts visa racketeer
The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arraigned a former Director General of the Small and Medium Enterprises...
Experts warn business starters to be mindful of government policies
Experts have warned persons intending to start businesses to study government policies in their area of interest, to avoid failing from the start.
2019 APC primaries: Chieftain lauds party for endorsing consensus in Ebonyi
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi, Chief Egwu Chima, has commended the party for endorsing consensus in the selection of the party’s flag bearers for the 2019 general elections. Chima, a former Commissioner for Information and Orientation in Ebonyi, made the commendation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria…
Anurika Azubuike: Most entrepreneurs enter the business space with wrong assumptions
Anurika Azubuike is a Customer Attraction expert, Business Growth strategist, speaker, author, mentor and trusted professional advisor...
On financial support for SMEs
At no other time than now does Nigeria need to properly organise and fund its small and medium scale enterprises for the purpose of driving the economy.
BoI unveils plans to de-risk loans to small businesses
The Bank of Industry (BoI), has opened discussions with the Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), and the Nigeria Export and Import Bank (NEXIM), to de-risk its loan portfolios to small scale businesses, the Managing Director, Olusegun Pita, has said.
Artisans charged to embrace modern technology
Artisans across the country have been tasked to embrace the use of modern technology to enhance their services.The Lagos State Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives, Mrs. Olayinka Oladunjoye, made the charge at the unveiling of an online portal for artisans.
FIRS, JTB, SMEDAN take tax awareness to SMEs
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Joint Tax Board (JTB) and the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency (SMEDAN) have sensitised Business Membership Organisations (BMOs) on tax payment and their rights as taxpayers, in a move aimed at stimulating the economy.