How SME schemes are reinventing entrepreneurship
The Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) initiatives, especially those scripted by financial institutions, are gradually discovering and reinventing ideas, leading to increased entrepreneurship in the country.
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Employers decry high interest rate of LDR to small businesses
Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA), has decried the high interest rate raised on loan to deposit ratio (LDR), to assist the real sector, describing it as another hindrance to access to credit, which remained at a double digit rate.
SMEs critical to catalysing economic growth, sustainable employment, say experts
The Convener, Lagos SME Boot Camp, Ayo-Bankole Akintujoye has said Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are capable of providing inclusive and sustainable economic growth to drive progress....
Edo government holds business clinic for SMEs to drive economic diversification
As part of reforms by the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration to grow the local production capacity, the Edo State Government has held a business clinic to train Small and Medium Entreprises (SMEs) on strategies, to take advantage of the increase in Nigeria's non-oil receipts to scale up their operations.
Eloy conference to empower women SMEs, offer N1m grant
Eloy Foundation, conveners of the biggest women’s awards in the country Eloy Awards, would be empowering women in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) at its 2019 Eloy Conference themed, Empower to Sustain her.
Aspirants express optimism, caution over Bayelsa PDP guber primary poll
The focus would be on Bayelsa State this week as the major political parties select candidates for the November 16 governorship election and the momentum of political activities is building up. The political parties are determined to meet the timeline set by the electoral umpire for the conduct of governorship primaries. The Independent National Electoral…
Ogun unveils initiatives on ease of doing business
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has said that his administration introduced reform initiatives to help in reducing bureaucratic bottleneck and enhance ease of doing business in the state.
FCMB engages SMEs in Oyo, offers free finance training
Hundreds of existing entrepreneurs and start-ups in Oyo State have benefitted from the seventh edition of the First City Monument Bank (FCMB) free comprehensive capacity building programme, tagged: “Business Enterprises and Sustainability Training....