November 18, 2020

Cross River, CBN, Dantata To Create 20,000 Agric Jobs

Punch reports, Cross River State Government is collaborating with the Central Bank of Nigeria and the Dantata Group to create 20,000 agro-based jobs for young people in the state. The state governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, disclosed this when officials from the Dantata group and the CBN visited him. The governor said, “The meeting between CBN […]

November 17, 2020

FG Considers Another Tax Exemption For SMEs

The exemption of small businesses from the payment of tertiary education tax has been proposed in the draft Finance Bill 2020. Currently, all companies registered in Nigeria are required to pay TET at two percent of assessable profits for each year of assessment. Punch reports, this was disclosed by the Fiscal Policy Reforms Committee, established […]

November 16, 2020

FG, NAEC Induct 334 Artisans Into Craftsmanship Cadre

As part of its efforts to curb quackery in the engineering and building sector, the Federal Government (FG), on Thursday, inducted 334 artisans into the craftsmanship cadre. Punch reports that, The Federal Government in collaboration with the Nigeria Association of Engineering Craftsmen have elevated and inducted a total of 334 artisans to the level of […]

November 14, 2020

FG Launches Knowledge Products, Plans Use Of Local Languages At Digital Academy

EAGLE reportsThe Federal Government on Thursday launched three unique digital products designed and developed for the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to improve their sales, update skills and enhance knowledge. Amb. Mariam Katagum, Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, said while launching the products virtually, that plans were underway to use Nigerian […]

November 13, 2020

FG Disburses MSME Survival Fund To Tailors

On the 1st of October 2020, President Buhari launched the Artisan/Transport scheme under the Survival fund program. 333,000 artisans and transport businesses will be provided with 30 thousand Naira Grant each to reduce the effect of income loss during a pandemic. Punch reports, The Federal Government has commenced the disbursement of its Micro, Small and […]

November 12, 2020

Aig-Imoukhuede, FMDQ, NSE For Conference On SME Financing

Top global and Nigerian venture fund managers will hold a webinar to guide Nigerian Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) on how to use the capital market to attract safe foreign and domestic private equity investments and enable them to grow their businesses. The aim was of the conference is to provide and share ideas on […]

November 12, 2020

Buhari Flags Off The National Young Farmers Scheme

The National Young Farmers Scheme is a pilot programme that involves 100 young Nigerians from each of the 774 local governments in Nigeria. At the launch which took place in the Presidential Villa, Buhari urged agencies involved in agriculture to redirect their priorities to ensure the inclusion of youth in the promotion of modern methods […]

November 10, 2020

FG Implements N172m Youth Empowerment Projects In Bauchi

The Minister of State for Industries, Trade and Investment, Ambassador Maryam Yalwaji-Katagum, has disclosed that the Bank of Industry (BOI) has disbursed N172 million in the past one year on 27 projects that were designed to empower youths in Bauchi State. This Day reports, Yalwaji-Katagun explained at a town hall meeting on security issues that […]

November 10, 2020

NAFDAC Partners With MSMEs To Grow Economy

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has reassured its commitment to encourage Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to harness the potential of trade and investment for the nation’s economic growth and sustainability. The NAFDAC DG noted that the economy of Nigeria is undergoing diversification from oil to Non-Oil products, […]

November 7, 2020

Paystack Partners With Google To Empower SMEs In Nigeria, Kenya, And South Africa

Paystack’s partnership with Google is to help SMEs to grow and digitise their businesses with new tools, financial support, and training. This would also help business communities in Nigeria, Kenya, and South Africa to rapidly grow. Nairametrics reports, the Tech startup, Paystack has disclosed that it partnered with Google to aid over 500,000 Small and […]

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