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QUOTE OF THE WEEK: NOTHING WORKS UNLESS YOU DO

Nothing Works Unless You Do Start Small, Grow Big …….And Start Now

NEED FUNDING FOR YOUR BUSINESS? ATTED THE 1ST OGUN MSME BUSINESS CLINIC

Date: Wednesday, 30th October, 2019 Venue: Centenary Hall, Ake, Abeokuta, Ogun State Time: 10am – 3pm Do your best to attend!

BE PART OF THE NIGERIA INTERNATIONAL TEXTILE INDUSTRY FAIR

Date: 4 -7, November, 2019 Venue:  Hall 1, Tafawa Balewa Square

LEVENTIS FOUNDATION (NIGERIA) ONE-YEAR TRAINING PROGRAMME IN MODERN AND SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE 2019/20

Leventis Foundation invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for: Title: Admission into a One-Year Training Programme in Modern & Sustainable Agriculture Description The comprehensive one-year training exposes the participants to several areas of agriculture and other farm businesses.Admission is open to both male and female candidates.Tuition and...

ATTEND NATIONAL AGRIBUSINESS CONFERENCE 2019

Date: 18 -21 November, 2019 Venue: NAF Conference Centre, Abuja For Registration, visit: www.iamnconference.com

BE PART OF THE ABUJA FAIR AND FASHION SHOW 2019

Date: 26, October, 2019 Time: 9am Venue: Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja

BE PART OF THE NIGERIAN TRADE FORUM 2019

Date: 5 – 6, December, 2019 Venue: Radisson Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos

ATTEND THE NIGERIA FREE ZONES SUMMIT & EXPO 2019

Date: 2nd – 4th December, 2019 Venue: Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. Time: 9am – 5pm Daily Enquiry: 08086783097

ATTEND ALIMOSHO COMMUNITY SME TRADE FAIR

Date: Nov. 28th  – December 1st 2019 Venue: Oaks Garden Cultural Center, Powerline Bus Stop, LASU Expressway, Isheri Idimu, Alimosho, Lagos Time: 9am – 6pm daily Entry: Free Enquiry: 08034707553      

TIP OF THE WEEK – 10 PRICING STRATEGIES YOU NEED TO KNOW AS A SMALL BUSINESS OWNER

Are you about to start a new business? Well, congratulations in advance. Now, you’ll have to put a lot of thought into how you are going to price your products and/or services. It takes more than calculating your costs to set a price. It requires research and understanding consumers and the market. To fix an effective price, you have...

APPLY FOR THE STARTUPXS CHANGEMAKERS SEED GRANT OPPORTUNITY 2020

StartupXs has launched “ChangeMakers Seed Grant Opportunity 2020” for startups and social enterprises who want to change their community with their innovative business ideas. The aim of the ChangeMakers Seed Grant Opportunity 2020 is about identifying and promoting the best early-stage business idea of innovators, startups and social enterprises. StartupXs supports young entrepreneurs through the early stages of their company development. We believe...

APPLY FOR THE BRITISH COUNCIL #IDEASCHANGELIVES GLOBAL INNOVATION CHALLENGE 2019 (£20,000 PRIZE)

British Council #IdeasChangeLives is the global innovation challenge to find digital solutions to some of the world’s greatest problems. British Council is looking for people with a fresh, entrepreneurial spirit and a big idea that has the potential to make a positive impact on communities across the globe. The winning pitch will get £20,000 to invest in their idea, as well as mentorship and support from...

THE GIZ-SAIS INVESTMENT READINESS PROGRAMME FOR FOR AFRICAN AGRITECH AND FOOD START-UPS

African agritech and food start-ups, listen up! Have you successfully developed innovative digital solutions for the agricultural and food sector with a positive impact on income generation? Are you still looking for company development support to scale your business and increase your impact? The GIZ-SAIS Investment Readiness Programme provides tailor-made company development measures aimed at improving...

AFDB’S USD 5 MILLION FUNDS CREATE ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES FOR AFRICAN YOUTH IN BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

About YEI MDTF The Youth Entrepreneurship and Innovation Multi-Donor Trust Fund (YEI MDTF) is a key grant-making vehicle of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB). The YEI MDTF’s objectives align to the AfDB Ten-Year Strategy (2013-2022) to promote inclusive economic growth including through accelerated investment in Africa’s youth. YEI MDTF is a financial instrument...

APPLY: WFP GLOBAL INNOVATION CHALLENGE 2019 (GET USD 100,000 IN FUNDING)

World Food Programme (WFP) announced the application for the Global Innovation Challenge 2019. WFP Global Innovation Challenge 2019  is seeking high-potential solutions to disrupt hunger worldwide. The applications are assessed according to a standard set of criteria and are reviewed by both WFP and external experts. How does the WFP Global Innovation Challenge work:

DON’T WAIT FOR OPPORTUNITY. CREATE IT

Don’t Wait For Opportunity. Create It

QUOTE OF THE WEEK – YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE GREAT TO START, BUT YOU HAVE TO START TO BE GREAT

You Don’t Have To Be Great To Start, But You Have To Start To Be Great Start Small …….. GROW BIG ….and….Start Now!

14 SOURCES OF BUSINESS FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR ENTREPRENEURS IN NIGERIA

Where can I find small business funding and how can I obtain the fund? This is the question on every entrepreneurs mind. People are beginning to put action behind their business ideas. But just as it’s always been, funding limits a lot of people. Therefore, finding the right source of business funding or small business grant becomes a priority.

ATTEND WOMEN IN BUSINESS, EXPORT AND FINANCE SUMMIT ORGANIZED BY NEW FACES NEW VOICES – NIGERIA

Date: 24th – 25th October, 2019 Venue: NECA House, Ikeja, Lagos Theme: Build Locally, Think Globally! Registration Link: wibefsummit.com.ng Attendance: Free Contact: 09029643121, 08103886999, 08023096464 Email: nfnvnigeria@gmail.com Website: nfnvnigeria.org

ATTEND AGRIC TRAINING AND FUNDING

Afe Babalola University Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD) together with International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice), University of Abomey-Calavi (UAC) and International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) partners to jointly announce International Training in Youth Employment in Agribusiness and Sustainable Agriculture. The overall training goal is to improve...

ATTEND AGRITECH INVESTORS’ SUMMIT FOR FREE

Date : 25th and 26th October, 2019 Venue: O.A.U. Ile-Ife, Osun State Faculty of Agriculture Time: 9am Theme: Effective Utilization of Agricultural and ICT Potentials for Sustainable Development and Job Creation Attendance: Free but strictly by registration online- Click here to register  -   http://bit.ly/2ksBvzL For enquiries, call Dayo –...

ATTEND A ONE DAY FREE TRAINING ON AGRICULTURE – PINEAPPLE, CASTOR AND GROUNDNUT

Date: Tuesday 1st October, 2019 Time: 10am Venue: No.7, Obasa Road, Off Oba Akran Avenue, Behind Forte Oil Filling Station (CHEMLINE HALL), Ikeja, Lagos  For Registration and Seat Bookings, Call – 07038641600, 08023181503, 08033434742

TIP OF THE WEEK – 11 TIPS TO INVEST YOUR MONEY WISELY

Avoid Individual Stocks It’s easy to get caught up in the hype of an individual stock and lose all your money.  The problem with individual stocks is that you’re risking money on one company.  If the company has a bad quarter or suddenly goes bankrupt, you can lose most or all of your investment overnight.  This happens...

APPLY FOR CISCO/GLOBAL CITIZEN PRIZE FOR YOUTH LEADERSHIP 2019 ($250,000 PRIZE)

The Global Citizen Prize: Cisco Youth Leadership Award was established by Cisco and Global Citizen to recognize and lift up a young person positively impacting the world, as a way to demonstrate the impact that young people are having on achieving the Global Goals, and to accelerate global problem-solving. Selected via an application process, the Global Citizen Prize: Cisco...

APPLY FOR THE GOOGLE BUSINESS INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME 2020 FOR YOUNG AFRICANS

Google is inviting recent graduates to apply for their Business Internship Opportunity. The interns will be based at various Google offices around the world. Note: By applying to this position your application is automatically submitted to the following locations: Dubai – United Arab Emirates; Nairobi, Kenya; 8600 Lagos, Portugal; İstanbul, Turkey; Kyiv, Ukraine, 02000; Johannesburg, South Africa

APPLY FOR THE 2019 EUROMENA AWARDS – SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA EDITION FOR INNOVATIVE ENTREPRENEURS

The third edition of the euromena awards – sub-Saharan Africa edition – is officially launched! Euromena Consulting is organizing for the third consecutive year the Euromena Awards, a start-up competition dedicated to local and innovative entrepreneurs. After Abidjan in Côte d’Ivoire in 2017 and Beirut in Lebanon in 2018, the competition will take place in Dakar, Senegal, this...

TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL SMALL BUSINESS

Write a business plan, any business plan You have a passion, and you'd like to make it your profession. No matter how enthusiastic you are about your small business, though, it won't be successful unless you have a plan in place for how you're going to start and run it. It doesn't matter how...

APPLY FOR THE CHIVAS REGALS’ THE VENTURE 2020 COMPETITION FOR SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS ($1M FUND)

Every year, the Chivas Venture gives away $1 million in no-strings funding to social entrepreneurs, who blend profit with purpose to have a positive impact on the world. The Chivas Venture is an annual competition to find and support the most promising social entrepreneurs, who use business to solve social and/or environmental issues. Candidates must apply to...

APPLY FOR D-PRIZE CHALLENGE 2020 PRIZE FOR SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS TO FIGHT POVERTY ($USD 20,000)

The world has already invented products and services to end poverty, yet the best are not being distributed at mass-scale. Can you design a business or NGO that solves one of the Distribution Challenges below? If selected we will award you up to $20,000 USD to launch a pilot version of your new organization in any region where extreme poverty exists. 

BUSINESS SECRET OF THE WEEK – THE SECRET OF BUSINESS IS TO KNOW SOMETHING THAT NOBODY ELSE KNOWS

The Secret Of Business Is To Know Something That Nobody Else Knows

QUOTE OF THE WEEK: STOP GIVING AWAY YOUR TIME AND TALENTS – START CHARGING FOR IT

If You Don’t Value Your Time, Neither Will Others, Stop Giving Away Your Time And Talents – Start Charging For It

GET LOANS OF UP TO N5,000,000 FROM LSETF WOMEN’S ENTREPRENEURS PROGRAMME

Are you a female entrepreneur in Lagos State? Here is another opportunity to expand and improve your business. The LSETF W Initiative is targeted women-owned businesses in Lagos State with at least 50% ownership share. The LSETF Loan Programme aims to create affordable access to funding for small businesses to grow, expand, create wealth and put people to work....

5 NIGERIAN BANKS THAT GIVES BANK LOAN TO BUSINESSES WITHOUT COLLATERAL

An Entrepreneur Could Raise Business Funds through: Personal SavingsContributions from Friends & FamiliesGovernment GrantsVenture Capital vs. Angle InvestorsUsing Crowdfunding SitesThrough Banks LoansCorporate Societies and Associations

TOP 10 ONLINE LENDING PLATFORMS FOR SMALL BUSINESS LOANS IN NIGERIA

Most often, many small businesses may require extra funding or capital in terms of business loans to expand or keep the business going. When all other means of raising fund for your business has been exhausted, the best alternative is to consider getting a business loan. But many small business owners view the lending process as complicated and frustrating especially when approaching...

8 MONEY LENDING PLATFORMS IN NIGERIA AND THEIR INTEREST RATES

Here is a look at the top peer-to-peer lending platforms in Nigeria.The most popular loan lending platforms compete with various interest rates. Financial technology companies are disrupting the lending industry and some of them offer quick, easy and cheap loans with no collateral. Unlike the...

APPLY FOR THE 2019 BRITISH COUNCIL WEST AFRICA CREATIVE ENTERPRISE SUPPORT PROGRAMME

The West Africa Creative Enterprise Support Programme is an extension of our Creative Hubs Programme which was first launched in 2017, which aims to upskill young and emerging creative entrepreneurs towards the development of successful businesses which create job opportunities and prosperity in respective countries. We will do this through training, mentoring, coaching, internships opportunities, etc.    This call is...

EXPOSED! HOW TO APPLY FOR A SMALL BUSINESS LOAN FROM YOUR BANK AND GET IT APPROVED

How to get a small business loan from your bank? You’re about to learn some interesting tips that will improve your chances. Across Africa, smart entrepreneurs with brilliant business ideas find it hard, and often impossible, to get the small business loans they need to start up their dream businesses. ‘The banks are...

DOWNLOAD THE SMALL BUSINESS CLUB APP FROM GOOGLE PLAY STORE ON YOUR PHONE FOR DAY-TO-DAY BUSINESS INFORMATION ON THE GO!

Visit the Google Play Store and download our app – small business club – on your phone and begin to get regular, up-to-date, day by day business information on the go! You need information and knowledge to grow your business! Key-in today and begin to access business information. IT IS FREE!!!

5 WAYS TO IMPROVE THE CHANCES OF GETTING YOUR LOAN APPLICATION APPROVED…

Fortunately, it’s not an entirely sad situation; risks can be reduced. Entrepreneurs who can successfully apply any of the five ‘open secrets’ I’m about to reveal will significantly increase the chances of getting the loans they want from their banks. In the bank’s eyes, these methods increase the likelihood that your business can and will...

ATTEND POWER NIGERIA EXHIBITION 2019

Date: 24-26 Sep 2019 Venue: Landmark Centre, Lagos, Nigeria Time: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM Entry Fee: Free To Register: CLICK HERE "The event is focused on middle east electricity" Power Nigeria brings the latest power products and services from leading local and international manufacturers to West Africa. Power Nigeria...

ATTEND LAGOS FASHION FAIR 2019

Date: 25-27 Sep 2019 Venue: Eko Hotels & Suites, Lagos, Nigeria Time: 10am – 6pm Entry Fee: Free To Register: CLICK HERE "International Ready to Wear Exhibition" Lagos Fashion fair is an International Fashion Exhibition. The event is put together to showcase the elegant nature of fashion...

THE ROCKEFELLER FOUNDATION-ACUMEN STUDENT SOCIAL INNOVATION CHALLENGE 2019 ($20,000 PRIZE)

Develop innovative solutions to problems associated with poverty and pitch for a chance to win up to $20,000 plus an invite to a community of experienced entrepreneurs and investors to help you turn your idea into an impactful enterprise. Acumen, with the support of the The Rockefeller Foundation, is equipping student innovators to solve problems associated with poverty through...

TEACH A MAN TO FISH SCHOOL ENTERPRISE CHALLENGE 2019/2020

The School Enterprise Challenge is an international business programme for schools run by the educational charity Teach A Man To Fish. It guides and supports teachers and students to plan and set up real, sustainable school businesses. Students get the chance to gain hands-on experience of running a real business and generate real profits to help support their school or a social cause of their choice. The programme empowers students to...

MANDELA WASHINGTON FELLOWSHIP 2020 FOR YOUNG AFRICAN LEADERS IS OPEN

The 2020 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders is here. The Mandela Washington Fellowship will bring up to 700 young leaders to the United States in the summer of 2020 for a comprehensive executive-style program that is designed to build skills and empower Fellows to lead in their respective sectors and communities. The fellowship started in 2014. The benefits of...

BUSINESS SECRET: THE SECRET THINGS OF SUCCESS IS TO DO THE COMMON THINGS UNCOMMONLY WELL

The Secret Things Of Success Is To Do The Common Things Uncommonly Well

DO YOU NEED FREE LEGAL ADVICE FOR YOUR BUSINESS? REGISTER AND GET FREE LEGAL ADVICE FOR YOUR BUSINESS

Do you need legal advice for your business? ​ We (LSETF) have partnered with Streamsowers & Kohn @sskohnng to offer free consultation for the following services: •Company Incorporation •Corporate Governance •Tax Issues, •Employment Contracts •Preparation of Business Plan •Preparation and Filing of CAC Documents •Preparation of Agreements or Other Documents •Other Legal Advisory Services. _ Date: Thursday, 19th September 2019

REGISTER AND BECOME A MENTOR – AN ENTREPRENEUR IN LAGOS NEEDS YOU AS A MENTOR

Register And Become A Mentor – An Entrepreneur In Lagos Needs You As A Mentor Nurture A New Generation Of Entrepreneurs TO REGISTER TO BE A MENTOR CLICH HERE OR MENTOR MENTORS REQUIREMENTS Professional Qualification – Minimum of 7 years of running a business enterprise...

DO YOU WANT TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS WITH THE SUPPORT OF EXPERIENCED PROFESSIONALS? APPLY NOW FOR LSETF MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

TO APPLY, Visit  http://bit.ly/2SHJk3D Or click HERE or APPLY FOR THE LIST OF MENTORS, Click HERE or LIST OF MENTORS THE KEY MODULES TO BE COVERED FOR THIS PROGRAMME INCLUDE: Marketing, Product Development, Risk Management, Entrepreneurial Leadership, Strategy, Cash-flow Management, Financial Management, Funding, Tax Management, Legal, HR Management, Corporate Governance and Succession Planning

QUOTE OF THE WEEK – TO BE SUCCESSFUL, SELL THE PROBLEM YOU SOLVE, NOT THE PRODUCT

To Be Successful, Sell The Problem You Solve, Not The Product Market The Problem Your Product Or Service Solves, Then You’ll See Money Pursuing You! It’s A Proven Secret, Apply it!!

ARE YOU A FEMALE ENTREPRENEUR RESIDING IN LAGOS STATE AND NEED FUND? APPLY FOR LSETF/ACCESS BANK FUND NOW

For Women in Business Only (Minimum of 50% ownership share)Must be in business between one to five yearsStartups are encouraged to apply tooApplication opens from September 4th, 2019Maximum amount of loan that can be applied for is N5,000,000.00 (Five million naira only) per business. APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS AND DOCUMENTS FOR THE APPLICATION PROCESS INCLUDES

NEED LAND OR LOAN OR MARKET FOR YOUR AGRIC BUSINESS? REGISTER WITH OGUN STATE ANCHOR BORROWERS’ PROGRAM

Are you interested in farming?Do you need a single digit loan to support your farming business?Do you need land to do your farming business?Do you need the market of off-takers for your farm produce?Do you want to be a part of the Ogun State Agricultural Revolution? Then the Ogun State Anchor Borrowers' Program is for you. To register follow the instructions ...

GET A LONG TERM LOAN TO GROW YOUR FASHION BUSINESS

YOU CAN GET: Up to N500 million fundingLow interest rate of 9% per annumFlexible repayment plan spread over 10 years Industry Segment Qualified For The Loan: FashionMusicMovieInformation Technology FOR APPLICATION AND ENQUIRIES Please contact: cifi@keystonebankng.com

ATTEND AGRIC BUSINESS AFRICA CONFERENCE 2019

Theme: Buy Local, Grow Together, Make Profit Date: October 1, 2019 Venue: Plot A3C Ikosi  Road, Ikeja, Lagos Time: 8am – 4pm Registration: Free To Register, Click HERE For more information, visit:  www.agricbusinessafrica.com

OGUN STATE GOVT SOFT LOAN FOR WOMEN – ARE YOU A WOMAN IN BUSINESS AND YOUR BUSINESS IS RESIDENT IN OGUN STATE? THEN APPLY FOR OKO’WO DAPO SOFT LOAN...

MODE OF APPLICATION: To Apply, click HERE   or OKO’WO DAPO Fill the form online and submit 2000 Women have benefitted in the first phase of the women empowerment initiative tagged Oko’wo dapo which is a direct loan facility to women to enhance trade as well as micro, Small and medium scale enterprises

PARTICIPATE IN THE ABUJA INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR 2019

Date: 21 – 29 September, 2019 Venue: Abuja Trade Fair and Convention Centre, KM 8, Umaru Mussa Yar’Adua Way, Abuja Theme: Remodeling SMEs Financing: Options and Solutions Enquiries: + (0) 9 2908969 or 07011110615 Email: secretariat@accinigeria.com, abujatradecentre@accinigeria.com Website:  www.accinigeria.com

REGISTER TO ATTEND THE NIGERIA-SOUTH KOREA INVESTMENT FORUM AND EXPO 2019

Date: 17th – 18th October, 2019 Venue: Korea Chamber of Commerce & Industry Enquiries: Call Eniola – 081809100238   Email: eniolaoyebanji@lagoschamber.com                        or Funmi – 08025685088   Email: funmi@lagoschamber.com

10 TIPS FOR STARTING A SMALL BUSINESS THAT YOU HAVEN’T HEARD

If you’ve thought about opening your own business, you might have begun to look for advice. There are so many tips for starting a new business out there that choosing which ones to follow can get confusing. As a seasoned entrepreneur, I can tell you that there is no perfect formula for starting a small business. I’ve learned...

DO YOU DEAL IN NATURAL AND ORGANIC FOODS, HERBS, LEGUMES AND FRUITS? THEN PARTICIPATE IN THIS YEAR IJOYA 3.0 EXPO

Do You Deal In Natural & Organic Foods, Herbs, Legumes And Fruits? Come showcase your goods and services to 5,000 participants at this year’s IJOYA 3.0 Date: 5th October, 2019 Time: 7am to 2pm Venue: National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos Enquiries: Call Niola – 08051048166 or Tunji...

ATTEND NIGERIA EXPORT SUMMIT – PARTICIPATION IS FREE

Date: 27 – 28 September, 2019 Venue: Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja Theme: Promotion of Export and Import – Exploring Opportunities and Challenges of Doing Export In Nigeria Attendance: FREE Features: Workshop SeminarTrainingAwardsNetworkingPolicy AdvocacyEcommerceBuyers Meet Sellers For Enquiries, contact 08096265919    Email: ranacontinentalsynltd@gmail.com

5 TIPS FOR EXPANDING YOUR SMALL BUSINESS (THE RIGHT WAY)

Many small-business owners want to grow their companies, and they want to do it fast. But if you rush into expandsion without a plan, you risk losing everything you’ve worked so hard to build. Take Wise Acre Frozen Treats, which hired too many employees and bought too much equipment before they had the revenue or startup capital they needed; the company went bankrupt in just a...

INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE IN TOGO INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR (TITF)

Date: 22nd November – 9th December, 2019 Participating Countries: Over 25 countries We are delighted to invite you to participate in the TITF taking place at the Togolese Center of Exhibitions and Fairs of Lomé Togo, from the 22nd November to 9th December 2019. It is a key event in West Africa with over 1,100...

BUSINESS SECRET: A SATISFIED CUSTOMER IS THE BEST BUSINESS STRATEGY OF ALL

A Satisfied Customer Is The Best Business Strategy Of All Stick To It At All Times

HOW TO GET INSTANT LOAN FROM GTBANK QUICK CREDIT

What is GTB Quick Credit: GTB Quick Credit is a time loan available to salary and non-salary account holders with the bank. It’s an instant loan without collateral and you can get up to N5million as a salary account holder and up to N1million for a non-salary account holder. What is the interest rate: The interest rate of 1.75% monthly. That means...

QUOTE OF THE WEEK – EMBRACE TEAMWORK IN YOUR BUSINESS!

Great things in business are never done by one person. They are done by a team of people Embrace Teamwork! Embrace Oneness!! Embrace togetherness!!!

ATTEND POWER NIGERIA 2019 EXHIBITION

Date - 24-26 Sep 2019 Time: 10am Venue - Landmark Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria Telephone:   0705 634 2665 Email:    info@power-nigeria.com To Register, click here - REGISTER This event comprises of power exhibitions, conference and product launches and is themed: Energising the Industry.

GET FREE LEGAL ADVICE FOR YOUR BUSINESS. REGISTER TODAY

Get free legal advice for your business. ​We have partnered with #Templars to offer free consultation. Date: Thursday, 29th August 2019 Time: 10am Venue: 16, Billingsway, Oregun, Lagos To take advantage of this opportunity click http://bit.ly/2z21D8s  to register. #legal #legalclinics #legalservices #templars

BE PART OF THE LSETF AND USADF EMPLOYABILITY PROGRAM REQUEST FOR GRANT APPLICATION PROPOSALS

Application period ends August 30, 2019 Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) intends to collaborate with the U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF) on an Employability Program to help 3,000 eligible young people per year in Lagos State, Nigeria by equipping them with relevant skills that cut across sectors including, but not limited to, technology, creative arts, agriculture, transportation and...

APPLY FOR THE NEWLY LAUNCHED F.G. YOUTH EMPOWERMENT PROGRAM – P-YES

The Federal Government of Nigeria has launched another youth empowerment programme called P-YES. The full meaning of P-YES is Presidential Youth Empowerment Scheme. The scheme is structured as a Public Private Partnership (PPP) initiative driven by the Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Youth and Students Affairs (OSAPYSA). The program is targeted at providing solutions...

REGISTER NOW FOR MTN ICT AND BUSINESS SKILLS FREE TRAINING

The MTN ICT and Business Skills initiative aimed at building the capacity of young people in the area of ICT while contributing to their employability and entrepreneurial ability. The training will involve ICT/Employability and basic business skills, and would be facilitated by MTNN Ecosystem partners (IBM, KPMG, Google, Digital Bridge Institute and Oracle). The training programme is free and open...

ATTEND THE SENSITIZATION WORKSHOP ON ECOWAS TRADE LIBERALISATION SCHEME (ETLS) IN LAGOS ON AUG. 28, 2019

We invite you to a One-day Sensitization Workshop on ECOWAS Liberalisation Scheme (ETLS), Workshop is organised by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in collaboration with Fed. Min. of Industry, Trade & Investment, Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), NAFDAC, SON, NACCIMA and MAN. The Workshop is to be anchored by senior officials of the Min. of Foreign Affairs. The objective of...

ATTEND MADE-IN-NIGERIA EXPO 2019

Date and Time Monday 2nd  – Wednesday 4th September,  2019 Time: 9:00am  –  6pm Wed, Sep 4, 2019, 6:00 PM WA Location Lagos Oriental Hotel Lekki - Epe Expressway Victoria Island

REGISTER TO ATTEND AFRIEXPORTER EXPO

Theme: Regional Cross Border Trade – Gateway To International Export Date: 24th – 25th October, 2019 Venue: Oriental Hotel, Lekki, Lagos Tel: Call Dapo - 08069484557 or Idris – 08033935639 Website: www.afriexporter.com/conference

REGISTER TO WITH LSETF TODAY TO NETWORK AMONG PEERS AND BUSINESS ASSOCIATES

Networking among peers and business associates opens doors to bigger prospects. On the Alumni Lounge, you not only get to network with your peers, you also network with potential employers. Visit http://www.lsesp.ng  today to get connected.

IITA YOUTH AGRIPRENEURS ENABLE-TAAT YOUTH INCUBATION PROGRAMME 2019

Call for application from interested young people in Oyo, Abuja, Imo and Onne to participate in the 3 months incubation program organized for youths in the production, value addition, entrepreneurship, business plan development, and marketing skills in Cassava, Orange Fleshed Sweet Potato (OFSP), Aquaculture, Maize and Poultry. The incubation program organized by the ENABLE-TAAT compact, being implemented by the IITA Youth Agripreneurs through the Technologies for...

ATTEND THE STAKEHOLDERS’ FORUM ON IMPLEMENTATION OF ECOWAS TRADE LIBERALISATION SCHEME

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry presents its compliments. Established in 1888, the LCCI is the premier Chamber of Commerce and Industry in West Africa. As a leading voice in public policy advocacy. As part of its Public-Sector engagement programmes, the LCCI in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will be hosting a Stakeholders’ Forum on...

REGISTER AND ATTEND NASME 3RD EDITION BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE

Date: Thursday 29th -  Friday 30th August, 2019 Time: 10 am Prompt Venue: Adeyemi Bero Hall, Beside Shoprite Mall, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos Theme: Impact of Technology on Micro, Small and Medium Businesses in Nigeria Registration and allocation of the exhibition space is still ongoing take advantage of...

ATTEND STERLING BANK AFRICA AGRICULTURE SUMMIT FOR FREE

Sterling Bank is organizing the Africa Agriculture Summit in September 5th and 6th, 2019 To attend please register; agricsummit.org . Share with others. Sterling Bank Plc is set to bring together policymakers, development agencies, international financial institutions, and value chain players on the continent through its Agriculture Summit Africa.

ATTEND FREE TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL SKILL TRAINING PROGRAM BY INDUSTRIAL TRAINING FUND

Kindly check out this free training for you or your loved ones. Their office is off kudirat Abiola way. Good morning. The Industrial Training Fund (ITF) and Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) in collaboration with the ITF - Industrial Skills Training Centre, Ikeja invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the programme below: Title: Technical and...

APPLY AND ATTEND SOCIAL INNOVATION PROGRAMME 2019/2020 FELLOWSHIP

LEAP Africa has partnered with Union Bank Nigeria, other corporate sponsors and development champions, to enable young change makers transition their social change solutions into scalable social enterprises. Through ...

ATTEND THE AGOA TRADE FAIR IN WASHINTON DC

Date: November 1 – 3, 2019 Venue: Washington DC To participate, visit: www.shopagoa.com

REGISTER AND ATTEND FEED NIGERIA SUMMIT 2019

Feed Nigeria Summit 2019 Date:  Tue Aug 27 2019 Time: 08:00 am to 05:00 pm Venue: Ladi Kwali Hall, Ladi Kwali Hall, Sheraton Hotel and Towers, Abuja Ladi Kwali Hall, Abuja, Nigeria, Abuja, Nigeria Theme: Unlocking Prosperity through Partnership To Register, visit this link:...

REGISTER TO ATTEND THE WINE SOUTH AMERICA FAIR

Date: 25th – 27th September, 2019 Venue: Rio Grand Do Sol, Brazil To register, contact Eniola: 08180910238  Email: eniolaoyebanji@lagoschamber.com Funmi: 08025685088   Email: funmi@lagoschamber.com

REGISTER FOR LCCI MEMBERS’ DAY EXHIBITION & NETWORKING INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE AS AN EXHIBITOR

To further promote business networking between members in particular and the business community in general; in addition to providing sales opportunities to our valued members, the Lagos Chamber invites you to exhibit your products and services at the 2019 “Members’. Day Exhibition and Networking” holding on:   Date:   Thursday, 5th September 2019 Time: 10 – 4pm Venue: LCCI Conference and Exhibition Centre, 10, Nurudeen Olowopopo...

INTERESTED IN A FIVE DAYS FREE PRACTICAL SKILLS TRAINING BY THE U.S. GOVT? THEN APPLY FOR ACADEMY FOR WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS (AWE) 2019 TODAY

The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Consulate General Lagos will launch the inaugural Academy for Women Entrepreneurs, part of the White House-led Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative, on Monday, August 26. The five-day intensive training will equip women with the practical skills needed to create sustainable commercial enterprises. Participants will also network with like-minded entrepreneurs and mentors. If interested, register promptly...

TIP OF THE WEEK – 12 ESSENTIAL PIECES OF SMALL BUSINESS ADVICE

Here we go: 1. “Every journey starts with one step — make sure you have the right shoes to go far.” Launching a small business involves many important decisions, both big and small. The choices you make today can affect your business for years to come, so it’s critical to get off to a strong start and...

APPLY FOR THE HELLO TOMORROW GLOBAL CHALLENGE 2019 AND GET EQUITY-FREE FUND

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