Monday, July 22, 2019

CORPORATE AFFAIRS COMMISSION- EXTENSION OF THE 50% REDUCTION FOR BUSINESS NAMES REGISTRATION

The Corporate Affairs Commission(CAC) recently extended the deadline for the 50% reduction for business names registration. The new deadline is August 13. This is...

BANKS BEGIN DISBURSEMENT OF CREATIVE INDUSTRY INTERVENTION FUND

The Bankers Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria on Thursday said it was set to commence the disbursement of funds under the Creative...

ZENITH BANK CBN CREATIVE INDUSTRY FINANCING INITIATIVE (CIFI) LOAN AND HOW TO APPLY

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in collaboration with the Bankers’ Committee as part of efforts to boost job creation in Nigeria, particularly among...

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE LSETF SME LOAN

1.      Visit http:/apply.lsetf.ng 2.      Register and confirm email address 3.      Log in with email address and password 4.      Click loan application 5.      Complete step 1 – 6 of...

LSETF FREE GARMENT MAKING TRAINING – APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

To Apply: Apply through the link here: http://www.bit.ly/LSESPApply Screening Time: 9am – 3pm Daily Screening Address: HCDC Training Center, Nigerian Export Promotion Council Building, 13 – 15...

AFRICAN STARTUPS INVITED TO APPLY FOR GSMA AGRI-TECH FUND

African agri-tech startups are invited to apply for the GSMA Innovation Fund for Digitisation of Agricultural Value Chains, which aims to scale digital solutions...

NEED A LOAN? YOUR CREDIT HISTORY FIRST: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

Let’s face it, credit is important. We’re not talking about the alert you receive from your bank when someone pays in some money into your...

OXFAM IMPACT SME’S DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME 2019

Do you run an impact-driven enterprise and think it’s time to take it to the next level? Do you think your company is almost...

BUSINESS STRATEGY TIP – WHATEVER MAKES YOU UNCOMFORTABLE IS YOUR BIGGEST OPPORTUNITY

Whatever Makes You Uncomfortable Is Your Biggest Opportunity

GOOGLE NEWS INITIATIVE (GNI) INNOVATION CHALLENGE 2019 (USD $150,000 IN FUNDING)

As part of this program, the GNI will fund a set of projects from around the world that meet specified criteria, with the intent of producing...

TIP OF THE WEEK – 5 FACTORS THAT CONTRIBUTE TO THE SUCCESS OF YOUR...

Owning a business is very appealing to people for many reasons -- you get to be your own boss, work with amazing people, create...

INVEST2IMPACT BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION 2019 FOR WOMEN-BASED BUSINESSES

Leading development finance institutions (DFIs)including FinDev Canada, CDC Group(CDC)of the United Kingdom,Proparco of France and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) of the United...

AYADA LAB 2019 FRENCH-GERMAN INCUBATION PROGRAM FOR WEST AFRICAN ENTREPRENEURS

The AYADA Lab program takes place in Côte d’Ivoire, Cameroon, Nigeria, Senegal and Ghana from June 2019 to April 2020. It consists of local and regional...

AYADA LAB 2019 FRENCH-GERMAN INCUBATION PROGRAM FOR WEST AFRICAN ENTREPRENEURS

The AYADA Lab program takes place in Côte d’Ivoire, Cameroon, Nigeria, Senegal and Ghana from June 2019 to April 2020. It consists of local and regional...

CARTIER WOMEN’S INITIATIVE 2020 AWARDS FOR INNOVATIVE WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS (US$ 100 000 PRIZE)

The Cartier Women’s Initiative is looking for committed women entrepreneurs heading businesses with the potential to grow significantly in the years to come. It is...

2019 VC4A VENTURE SHOWCASE – SERIES A FOR HIGH-GROWTH AFRICAN STARTUPS

VC4A is looking for 10 innovative, high-growth scale-ups to showcase at Africa Early Stage Investor Summiton Nov 13-14 in Cape Town. Are you operating in...

2019 EDF PULSE AFRICA AWARDS FOR AFRICAN START-UPS

You are an african STARTUP or SME and you are developing innovative projects into the energy sector. Be part of the 3rd edition of the...

JOIN THE ASSOCIATION OF SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS OF NIGERIA – ASBON……………. WE’LL HELP GROW...

Start Small, GROW BIG….. and Start Now! All small business owners who need business support services and wish to build their capacities are encouraged to...

DOWNLOAD THE SMALL BUSINESS CLUB APP FROM GOOGLE PLAY STORE ON YOUR PHONE FOR...

Visit the Google Play Store and download our app – small business club – on your phone and begin to get regular, up-to-date, day...

BE STRONG AS YOU FIND YOUR WAY TO SUCCESS ……..

Be Strong As You Find Your Way To Success The Difficulty You Face Is Nothing Compared To The Joy Of Success Never Give Up!!!

QUOTE OF THE WEEK – NEVER GIVE UP!

Never Give Up Today Is Hard Tomorrow Is Worse But The Day After Tomorrow Will Be Sunshine JACK MA  

NAFDAC HIKE TARIFF EFFECTIVE 1, JUNE 2019

Nigeria’s National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has implemented a new tariff, effective from 1, June 2019. This alteration implies the...

GUARANTY TRUST BANK : GT BANK RECEIVES N25BN FUNDING FROM DBN TO DISBURSE TO...

Guaranty Trust Bank has partnered the Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN) in disbursing loans to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs). According to the bank...

YOU CAN NOW APPLY TO ACCESS LSETF N2M LOAN FOR SMEs WITHOUT COLLATERAL –...

The Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) has again open her portal for loan application to a maximum capacity of two million naira (N2,000,000). REQUIREMENTS:                                                        ...

ACCESS BANK’S W-POWER LOAN – ACCESS UP TO N20 MILLION WITHOUT PHYSICAL COLLATERAL

Are you a woman in fashion into Food business or Restaurant, Manufacturing, Beauty & Wellness, Hospitality & Tourism, Education, Information Technology or Healthcare? W Power...

APPLY NOW FOR BANK OF INDUSTRY MICROFINANCE BANK LOAN

Are you an entrepreneur, business owner or salary earner who requires Assest Finace, Working Capital or Consumer Loan? Kindly call *Idowu - 08108730799* At Bank...

TIP OF THE WEEK – 21 SMALL BUSINESS SURVIVAL STRATEGIES

Has your small business fallen on hard times? Are your sales and profits declining? To recover you need to take action and make changes....

ATTEND A 2-DAYS BUSINESS CAPACITY BUILDING WORKSHOP FOR FREE SPONSORED BY FIRS

Theme: Re-engineering for Growth Date: 9th  -10th July, 2019 Venue: Winning Life Conference Center, 2, Allen Avenue (3rd Floor), Ikeja, Lagos Time: 9am – 4pm daily Registration and...

APPLY FOR FCMB ZERO INTEREST LOAN FOR WOMEN

Have you heard about this opportunity??? #Funding #Opportunity #FemaleEntrepreneurs #ZeroInterestLoans FCMB has just launched a loan offer for FEMALE entrepreneurs ONLY where they can access up...

ATTEND CAREER KICKSTART – A 3-WEEK SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME ON EMPLOYABILITY AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Training Fee : Free Refreshment:  Lunch (Free) Date :  June 18 - July 5, 2019 Time: 9.00am – 4.30pm Location : Lekki, Lagos.   Do you have any young graduate...

ATTEND THE NIGERIA EXPORT PROMOTION COUNCIL (NEPC) ONE DAY TRAINING WORKSHOP

Theme: African Union (AU) Procurement System As a Tool For Increasing Fore Inflow Into The Nigerian Economy   LAGOS TRAINING WORKSHOP: Date: Thursday 13th June, 2019 Venue: NACCIMA...

ATTEND FREE WORKSHOP ON MARKETING STRATEGIES FOR FAST GROWTH

Theme: Marketing Strategies For Fast Growth IBADAN, OYO STATE WORKSHOP: Date: 11th June, 2019 Venue: Moremi Hall, Academy Suites, Ososami, Oke-Ado, Ibadan Time: 4pm   IKEJA, LAGOS WORKSHOP: Date: 12th...

TAKE PART IN THE 2 WEEKS INTENSIVE FREE VOCATIONAL TRAINING

You all are invited to participate for FREE in the two weeks vocational training organized by Kleenview Training and Development Center. Date: Monday 17th –...

REGISTER TO ATTEND AND EXHIBIT AT THE 2019 ICTEL EXPO

Conference Sessions Exhibitions Product Launch Theme:  Fourth Industrial Revolution: The Nigerian Story Date: 16 – 17 July, 2019 Venue: Landmark Event Center, Water Corporation Road, Victoria...

SAY GOOD THINGS TO YOURSELF – WHAT YOU TELL YOURSELF EVERYDAY WILL EITHER LIFT...

Say Good Things To Yourself What You Tell Yourself Everyday Will Either Lift You Up Or Tear You Down Be Nice To Yourself ……………….. Please!

INVITATION TO ATTEND THE AGRO AND ENGINEERING EXPO 2019

The Agro and Engineering  Expo is a two day expo to attract major players in the Agro industry in UK and leading players in...

ATTEND AFRIKA BUSINESS AND INVESTMENT FORUM

You are invited to register and to attend the Afrika Business And Investment Forum Theme: Reshaping Business and Investment To Meet The Demands Of Trade...

DOWNLOAD THE SMALL BUSINESS CLUB APP FROM GOOGLE PLAY STORE ON YOUR PHONE FOR...

Visit the Google Play Store and download our app – small business club – on your phone and begin to get regular, up-to-date, day...

IT’S A NEW WEEK – MAKE THINGS HAPPEN!

It’s A New Week  Make Things Happen! Do Make The Best Of This Brand New Week   …….Please!!

QUOTE OF THE WEEK – STAY BROKE … OR BUILD A BUSINESS

Stay Broke Or ………  Build A Business It’s Crazy How People Think 2 To 5 Years In Business Is A Long Time To Get Rich,...

HAVE YOU HEARD ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY? FUNDING OPPORTUNITY FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS WITH ZERO INTEREST RATE...

FCMB’s zero percentage interest loan for women in business provides easy access to capital to grow an existing business. If you are female and...

WIN N7M AT THE NEXT TITAN SEASON 6 ENTREPRENEURIAL REALITY TV SHOW

THE NEXT TITAN is back for the 6th season scouting for ambitious entrepreneurs seeking to demonstrate their entrepreneurial acumens with unbeatable business ideas, commercial insight and business...

NEED FUND FOR YOUR BUSINESS? BEGIN YOUR ENTREPRENEURIAL JOURNEY WITH GROFIN FUND

GroFin is a pioneering development financier specializing in financing and supporting small and growing businesses (SGBs) across Africa and the Middle East. GroFin combines...

STARTUP NIGERIA INCUBATION PROGRAM 2019- FREE EQUITY FUNDS AND TRAINING FOR ENTREPRENEURS

Startup Nigeria is a 3-Month Incubation Program designed to support innovative idea/early-stage companies across Nigeria with funding, mentorship, and training. The Startup Nigeria Program gives...

PARTICIPATE IN THE LAGOS BUSINESS SCHOOL YOUNG TALENTS PROGRAMME 2019 FOR YOUNG NIGERIANS

The purpose of the LBS Young Talents two-day programme is to help the school establish an ongoing relationship with the brightest university students in the country...

TIP OF THE WEEK: 5 SUPER EASY WAYS ON HOW TO IDENTIFY BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

Once you’re able to identify what the characteristics of a business opportunity are, the next step involves knowing how to identify business opportunities so...

SHE LEADS AFRICA (SLA) ACCELERATOR PROGRAM 2019 FOR EARLY STAGE FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS (N2 MILLION...

The SLA Accelerator is a 4-month program designed to identify, support and fund the next generation of Nigeria’s brightest female entrepreneurs. The winner of the...

MAY YOU SUCCEED WHERE NO ONE EXPECTED YOU WILL – WISHING YOU A GREAT...

May You Succeed Where No One Expected You Will Wishing You A Great Week Ahead

QUOTE OF THE WEEK – YES, YOU CAN!

Many Of Lives Failures Are People Who Did Not Realize How Close They Were To Success When They Gave Up. Keep Going, Keep Moving. It Does...

ATTEND CBN/BANKERS COMMITTEE ONE DAY FREE WORKSHOP ON FUNDING NIGERIA SME

KADUNA STATE Date : 23rd May, 2019 Time: 10am Venue: Syde Resort Events Centre   RIVERS STATE – PORT HARCOURT Date: 30th May, 2019 Time: 10am Venue: No. 57, Tombia Street, GRA,...

HOW SMES CAN ACCESS BUSINESS LOAN FROM DEVELOPMENT BANK OF NIGERIA (DBN)

Development Bank of Nigeria exists to alleviate financing constraints faced by Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) and small corporate in Nigeria through...

BANK OF INDUSTRY BOI LOAN 2019 – HOW TO APPLY

The Bank of Industry Limited (BOI) is Nigeria’s oldest, largest and most successful development financing institution. It was reconstructed in 2001 out of the...

SMEs IN NIGERIA CAN NOW APPLY TO GET N3M-N500M FROM CBN CREATIVE INDUSTRY FINANCING...

Are you a business owner or a student in Nigeria and you need a loan of N3 million upward for your business? Central Bank of Nigeria...

REGISTER TO ATTEND THE EXPO TECH BUSINESS-TO-BUSINESS WITH RUSSIAN DELEGATES

Venue –Commerce House, No. 1, Idowu Taylor, Victoria Island, Lagos Time – 9am Prompt Date: Thursday 23rd May, 2019 For Seat Reservation, Contact: Eniola – 08025685088 , eniolaoyebanji@lagoschamber.com ...

TIP OF THE WEEK – GET FUNDED! ORGANIZATIONS THAT CAN GIVE YOU CAPITAL TO...

Are you looking for capital to start a new business or grow an already established business in Africa? Have you tried other alternatives and sources...

PARTICIPATE IN THE 2019 NATIONAL BUSINESS CONFERENCE

Date: Thu, October 3, 2019 Time: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM WAT Location: Eko Hotels & Suites, 1415 Adetokunbo Ademola Street, VICTORIA ISLAND, Lagos, LA Event description ...

INVITATION TO THE U.S.A FAIR 2019: ACCESS NIGERIA —AFRICA’S LARGEST MARKET

The US Commercial Service is organizing the maiden edition of the U.S.A Trade Fair, a three-day trade promotion event. We write to invite you to...

SKYSTONE CAPITAL IS GIVING FUNDS/LOANS TO BUSINESSES IN NIGERIA

Skystone Capital is a financial institution operating under the Central Bank of Nigeria license, led by individuals with many Years of Banking experience under...

SHOW YOUR CERTIFICATE, GET A LOAN OF 5 MILLION NAIRA

DO YOU NEED A MAXIMUM OF 5 MILLION NAIRA TO FUND YOUR BUSINESS IDEA IN THESE CLUSTERS? Adire (Tie and Dye)/Aso Oke Animal Feeds ...

GET N1M BUSINESS GRANT AT THE NATIONAL YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP EMPOWERMENT SUMMIT

Are you a Business Owner, a budding/small scale entrepreneur or a fresh graduate looking to learn a few skills to start off your entrepreneurship...

AFdB AND FIDELITY BANK SEAL $15.35B DEAL TO FUND MSMEs IN NIGERIA

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has extended a $50 million (about N15.35 billion) facility to Fidelity Bank Plc for the growth of Micro Small...

ATTEND NIGERIA BUILDEXPO CONSTRUCTION AND BUILDING EXHIBITION

Date: 27 - 29 of June, 2019 Venue: Landmark Centre, Lagos Nigeria by Water Corporation Road, Victoria  Island, Lagos "The premier construction show in Nigeria." The 2018...

ATTEND ICT AND TELECOMMUNICATION EXPO

Date:   16-17 Jul 2019 Venue: Landmark Centre, Lagos, Nigeria   The ICTEL Expo gives top visibility to sweeping trends innovations as well as providing an excellent networking opportunity...

APPLY FOR PITCH AGRIHACK 2019 FOR YOUNG E-AGRICULTURE START-UPS (15,000 EUROS)

The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), in partnership with the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa(AGRA), the OCP Group, GreenTec Capital Africa Foundation, GreenTec...

DOWNLOAD THE SMALL BUSINESS CLUB APP FROM GOOGLE PLAY STORE ON YOUR PHONE FOR...

Visit the Google Play Store and download our app – small business club – on your phone and begin to get regular, up-to-date, day...

ASPEN NETWORK OF DEVELOPMENT ENTREPRENEURS WEST AFRICA REGIONAL CONFERENCE

When: 23 - 24 July, 2019 Where: 38/40 Isaac John St, Ikeja GRA 100271, Ikeja Ikeja, Lagos  23401, Nigeria Contact: Joshua Adedeji (Sign in to view e-mail address) ANDE West Africa Regional Conference...

PARTICIPATE IN THE LAGOS INTERNATIONAL FOOD AND BEVERAGE FAIR

The Largest Food Beverage Fair The Lagos International Food & Beverage Fair is a platform for food and beverage companies (manufacturers, distributors, and food services)...

BE PART OF THE NIGERIAN FOOD EVENT

What is NHE?  The Nigerian Hospitality Event (NHE) is West Africa's primary exhibition catering to the hospitality, beverage and food industry. Free to attend for...

ATTEND AFRICAN FOOD AND PRODUCTS EXHIBITION 2019

Attend AFPE 2019 Date: 24th  - 25th May, 2019 Venue: Grand Ball Room, Lagos Continental Hotel, Plot 52A, Kofo Abayomi Street, Victoria Island, Lagos For Exhibition bookings...

ATTEND MADE IN NIGERIA SHOE EXPO

Date: 01-03 Aug 2019 Venue: D' Podium International Event Center, Lagos, Nigeria Made In Nigeria Shoe Expo is an international footwear and leather fair. With around 100+...

ATTEND THE AFRICAN WASTE MANAGEMENT EXHIBITION AND CONFERENCE

New Date: 24-26 September, 2019 Venue: Landmark Centre, Lagos, Nigeria "Promoting Waste Management Brand Globally" African Waste Management Exhibition and Conference in collaboration with the ARC Exhibits LLP...

ATTEND TOTAL SCHOOL SUPPORT SEMINAR/EXHIBITION

Date: 06-07 Jun 2019 Venue:  10 Degrees Events Centre, Lagos, Nigeria   "Nigeria's leading Education event for the promotion and development of all learning and teaching."   TOSSE 2019 two...

JOIN THE ASSOCIATION OF SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS OF NIGERIA – ASBON……………. WE’LL HELP GROW...

Start Small, GROW BIG….. and Start Now! All small business owners who need business support services and wish to build their capacities are encouraged to...

BE PART OF THE NIGERIA REAL ESTATE SUMMIT AND EXPO

"Africa's Real Estate Marketplace" Date:  08 Jun 2019 Venue:  Eko Atlantic, Lagos, Nigeria   The 4th annual Nigeria Real Estate Summit and Expo (NIRESE) 2019 is billed as the...

ATTEND FOOD AND BEVERAGE WEST AFRICA

Date:  18-20 Jun 2019 Venue: Landmark Centre, Victoria Island,  Lagos, Nigeria   Food & Beverage West Africa The exhibition will host over 120 food and beverage companies both...

APPLY FOR JCI/SDSN YOUNG LEADERS & INNOVATORS FOR THE UN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDG)

JCI and SDSN Youth launch joint program to empower the next generation of SDG innovators Junior Chamber International (JCI) and the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network Youth (SDSN Youth) are...

UNILEVER YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS AWARDS 2019 FOR YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS WORLDWIDE (€50,000+ PRIZE)

The Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards can help you take your sustainability initiative, product or service to the next level. Take a look at what you...

APPLY FOR TED 2020 IDEA SEARCH TO SPEAK AT TED CONFERENCE 2020 – CANADA...

If you have an idea the world needs to hear, put your name forward to speak at next year’s TED conference! We’ve just opened...

TU/UN WOMEN EQUALS IN TECH AWARDS 2019 FOR GENDER EQUALITY & MAINSTREAMING IN TECHNOLOGY

Each year, groundbreaking initiatives from around the world are invited to submit nominations for their work to bridge the gender digital divide. The 2019 EQUALS...

IT’S A NEW WEEK – MAKE THE BEST OF IT!

New Monday! New Week!! New Goals!!! Make The Best Out Of It!!!! 

UNICEF INNOVATION FUND CALL FOR DATA SCIENCE & A.I

List of Eligible Countries Call for application Research & Sciences 36 days left $100,000 Presentation The UNICEF Innovation Fund is looking to make up to...

ARE YOU A START-UP AND NEEDS FUNDING? APPLY FOR MEST AFRICA CHALLENGE 2019

List of Eligible Countries Call for application Startup 23 days left $50,000 USD Presentation The team at MEST, along with this year’s platinum sponsor Microsoft,...

19TH EDITION OF AFRICA-ISRAEL AGRICULTURAL TRADE MISSION COMING SOON!

We are pleased to inform you that we are now preparing the 19th edition of Africa-Israel Agricultural Trade Mission, to take place in Tel...

INVITATION TO THE DELHI FAIR 2019

Details: IHGF DELHI FAIR SPRING, 18-22 FEBRUARY 2019 Are you interested in attending this fair? If so, send...

NIGERIA ENERGY FORUM (NEF) 2019 AFRICA ENERGY IDEAS COMPETITION FOR EARLY-STAGE BUSINESS IDEAS.

The NEF 4th Energy Innovation Challenge is set to upscale the development of early-stage energy firms across Africa. Across Africa, the main energy challenge is to...

TIP OF THE WEEK – 6 REASONS YOUR SMALL BUSINESS WILL FAIL (AND HOW...

According to Small Business Administration research, only half of new businesses survive for the first five years and only one-third of new businesses are...

ACCOUNTABILITY LAB SDG 16 INNOVATION CHALLENGE 2019

The Accountability Lab SDG 16 innovation challenge is an initiative to findcreative solutions for SDG 16 on justice.The competition supports young men and women...

16 TIPS FOR BUSINESS OWNERS’ 2019 ‘TO DO’ LISTS

January is like the first blank page in a new notebook. What you do during that month can set the stage for success for...

DOWNLOAD THE SMALL BUSINESS CLUB APP FROM GOOGLE PLAY STORE ON YOUR PHONE FOR...

Visit the Google Play Store and download our app – small business club – on your phone and begin to get regular, up-to-date, day...

GOOGLE LAUNCHPAD AFRICA ACCELERATION PROGRAM CLASS 3 FOR SEED-STAGE AFRICAN STARTUPS

Google Launchpad regional accelerators are tailored specifically to their local markets, and provide access to the best of Google – its people, network, and...
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START SMALL, GROW BIG AND START NOW!

 A Big Business Start Small …. Start Small, Grow Big And Start Now! Start Your...

ARE YOU AN SME? ARE YOU LOOKING FOR FUND OR GRANT? REGISTER FOR THE...

Are You An SME or a Small/Medium Business Owner? Are You Looking For Funding Or Grant?        

GET A LOAN – DEVELOPMENT BANK OF NIGERIA. APPLY NOW!

Who qualifies for the DBN loan? All MSMEs (start up or existing) involved in productive enterprises are eligible for the...