The survival of the 21st century Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, (MSME) has been said to largely depend on the adoption and adaptation of digital technologies, hence, the call on entrepreneurs by the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), to embrace it to increase productivity and profitability of their businesses.
Wema Bank Builds Capacity For Owners, Managers Of SMEs In Enugu
In its bid to equip small and medium-scale enterprises (SMEs) in Enugu with adequate knowledge and skills to boost their businesses, Wema Bank Plc, Nigeria’s most innovative bank, is hosting its maiden Business Growth and Innovation Conference in Enugu, the Enugu State capital.
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 […]
NGX Reaffirms Commitment To Build Innovative Structures Towards SMEs Funding
Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX), has restated its determination to provide SMEs access to investors, seeking viable returns on investments.
COVID-19 Pandemic: Household, SMEs Received N253bn — CBN
While many households and small scale businesses are yet to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic, the Central Bank of Nigeria has said it has disbursed N253 billion to 548,345 beneficiaries as part of its response to the challenges.
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.
Nigerian Govt Can’t Provide Jobs For 75% Of Population, Enabled SMEs Can-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, […]
S/East Stakeholders Allege Corruption In SMEs Funding
Leaders of civil society and Community Based Organisations (CBOs) in the South East states have called for transparency in the disbursement of funds
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 […]
Connect Nigeria Ready To Host Business Fair In April
…Aims To Boost Local, Global Economic Growth Of SMEs Connect Nigeria will equip thousands of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) with social and technological innovation to grow their businesses amid current economic challenges during the seventh edition of its annual Business Fair. Chief Executive Officer, Connect Nigeria, Emeka Okafor, explained that lack of access to […]