Tag Archives: SMEs

Access Bank Gets U.S Devt Corporation’s $280m For SMEs

Tayo Olanipekun Access Bank has signed a commitment letter for $280 million SMEs financing  with the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC). Access Bank Managing Director, Roosevelt Ogbonna and DFC CEO, Scott Nathan, signed the letter in Lagos on Monday. The loan will help address the financing gap for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and advance financial inclusion in Nigeria, including through …

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When A Bank Puts SMEs First

Last week will go down as one of the most challenging weeks, if not the most challenging, Nigeria has faced in 2020. What started out weeks before as very well-organised peaceful protests by young Nigerians campaigning to #EndSARS, was supplanted by hoodlums engaging in wanton looting, arson and destruction of public and private properties across many states at an unprecedented scale. By the end of the week, many lives had been lost, many properties and businesses completely destroyed and Nigeria has been left reeling from a shock that dwarfs any the country felt even at the peak of the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Nigerian Govt Can’t Provide Jobs For 75% Of Population, Enabled SMEs Can-Okafor

Emeka Okafor

Mr. Emeka Okafor is the Managing Director, Connect Nigeria, an outfit planning the 8th edition of the annual ‘Connect Nigeria’ business fair. The fair, which promises to attract stakeholders and industry players from the Information Communication Technology (ICT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Agritech, Fintech and many other businesses is scheduled to hold at the Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos between 6th and 7th …

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NixxHash Communications To Organise Free Workshop, Promote SMEs In Ikorodu


A media consulting firm, NixxHash Communications has concluded plans to host the second edition of workshop to boost the skills of small and medium enterprises. The workshop, titled ‘How to Boost Your Business Using Social Media’ is slated for Thursday, October 31st and it is poised to help business owners within Ikorodu area of Lagos to make the best out …

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