Sunday, February 28, 2021

APPLY FOR N1M START-UP GRANT TO GROW YOUR SMALL BUSINESS

@Quickteller has partnered with @AgsTribe to create business opportunities for small businesses looking to grow their income.  They have also launched a...

APPLY TO ATTEND THE SMEDAN FREE MSME DIGITAL ACADEMY AND GET QUICKER ACCESS TO...

SMEDAN has established a MSME Digital Academy and are about to commence trainig. Requirement: Full Names...

APPLY FOR A FREE VOCATIONAL TRAINING BY LAGOS STATE GOVT

The Lagos State Technical and Vocational Education Board has partnered with the Kessington Adebukunola Adebutu Foundation to provide free quality vocational training in 

NIGERIAN FEMALE ENTREPRENEUR? APPLY FOR SHE WORKS HERE WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESSES (SWOB) GRANT

That the COVID-19 pandemic caused a devastating impact on people’s lives, businesses, and the economy as a whole is no exaggeration.

UNION BANK INNOVATION CHALLENGE 2021 FOR YOUNG NIGERIAN ENTREPRENEURS

UnionX Innovation Challenge: A New Discovery The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the world as we know it, setting the stage for...

TIP OF THE WEEK – HOW TO MAKE YOUR SMALL BUSINESS MORE SUCCESSFUL

Do you feel like you’re treading water with your small business and not making progress towards your goals? Or are...

FG OPENS THE PORTAL FOR REGISTRATION FOR GUARANTEED OFF-TAKE STIMULUS SCHEME & MSME GRANT...

The Federal Government has announced that registration for the guaranteed offtake stimulus scheme and the general micro, small and medium enterprise (MSME) grant will commence...

BIG THINGS OFTEN HAVE SMALL BEGINNINGS….. START SMALL, GROW BIG

Big Things Often Have Small Beginnings….. Start Small, Grow Big And Start Now!

QUOTE OF THE WEEK

Business Is All About Solving People’s Problems  - At A Profit. Research And Search Out For A Problem You Can Solve In...

FEDERAL GOVT MSME SURVIVAL FUND SALARY PAYROLL SUPPORT SCHEME REGISTRATION REOPEN 27TH JANUARY TO...

The Steering Committee of the MSME Survival Fund and the Guaranteed Offtake Scheme Chaired by the Hon Minister of State, Federal Ministry of Industry,...

SMEDAN AND BANK OF AGRICULTURE (BOA) OPEN N5M LOAN TO SUPPORT BUSINESSES

The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) and the Bank of Agriculture (BOA) are building synergy towards boosting the capacity of...

LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT GRADUATE INTERNSHIP PLACEMENT PROGRAMME (GIPP) FOR UNEMPLOYED GRADUATES (N40,000 MONTHLY STIPEND)

As part of efforts to reduce the rate of unemployment in Lagos State, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved Internship Programme for 4,000 unemployed graduates...

LOANS WITH NO DOCUMENTATION, LOANS WITH NO COLLATERAL – ACCESS UP TO 5 MILLION...

Here is what you need to know! Specta is an online lending platform that gives you loans of up...

2021 EDITION OF ITS ANNUAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP MENTORING PROGRAMME

Are you an entrepreneur between ages 25 to 45?  Here is an opportunity for you to grab! The Lagos Chambers...

ACCESS UP N3M FROM THE N75BN NIGERIAN YOUTH INVESTMENT FUND

The Federal Government, through the ministry of youth and sports development, has launched a N75 Billion investment fund called The Nigerian Youth Investment Fund...

FREE 250,000 FG/CAC BUSINESS NAMES REGISTRATION FOR MSMEs

Business formalization Support of the MSME Survival Fund As part of Federal Government’s post Covid-19 Pandemic survival intervention to support micro and...

LIST OF AGREGATORS FOR THE FREE 250,000 FG/CAC BUSINESS NAMES REGISTRATION FOR MSMEs

Aggregators have been appointed to receive applications from interested persons in line with CAC requirements.  The names and  contact details of the...

AFRICAN WOMEN ENTREPRENEURSHIP COOPERATIVE (AWEC) PROGRAMME 2021 FOR AFRICAN FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS

AWEC is the accelerant behind hundreds of African female entrepreneurs who have transformed and grown their businesses. We are seeking the next 200 women...

FINANCE ACT, 2020 – IMPACT ON THE MANUFACTURING SECTOR

On 31 December 2020, the President signed the Finance Bill, 2020 (now Finance Act, 2020) into law, alongside the 2021 Appropriation Act. Indeed, the...

FINANCIAL ACT BILL – HIGHLIGHTS OF THE NEW FINANCIAL REGULATION

*Highlights of the New Financial Regulations* If you're a low income earner on N30k p/mth or less, you're now exempted...

NATIONAL IDENTITY NUMBER – YOU MAY ALREADY HAVE YOUR NIN REGISTERED WITHOUT YOU KNOWING...

Good news: So many Nigerians have NIN and they are unaware. The truth is that...

HOW TO MAKE HUGE PROFIT SUPPLYING UNRIPE PLANTAIN TO LOCAL INDUSTRIES IN NIGERIA

On its diversity, Nigerian agriculture features tree and food crops, forestry, livestock and fisheries. In 1993 and 1994, constant factor cost, crops (the major source...

C.A.C GIVES ULTIMATUM FOR ACCOUNTS’ VALIDATION

Companies who refuse to validate their accounts will be accredited and would face a rigorous process of revalidation after April 1.

5 WEBSITES RELATED TO AFRICA CONTINENTAL FREE TRADE AREA (AfcFTA) THAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

5 websites related to Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) ,that you should know: 1. AfCFTA AU Website

HOW TO GET A BANK LOAN FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS

Need funding? A small business bank loan can be a good option, if you qualify for it. Here are some tips to make it...

FIVE FREE ONLINE CLASSES FOR ENTREPRENEURS

Five free online classes for entrepreneurs Are you a new entrepreneur looking to build your business, or a seasoned one...

HOW TO WRITE A GRANT PROPOSAL AND GET IT

Explanation of How to Write a Grant and Get It It can be very hard to find a genuine grant;...

FG, TIIMAFRICA TO PROVIDE $5,000 ONE-TIME GRANT TO YOUNG BUSINESS OWNERS

The Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports, in partnership with Tiimafrica, has organized a one-time grant of $5,000 to Nigerians between the ages of 25...

BUSINESS LEADERS TO EMPOWER FOUR MILLION YOUTHS WITH N175B

Business leaders under the auspices of Coalition Against COVID (CA-COVID) are to create four million jobs within the next five years.

BENEFICIARIES OF TRADERMONI, OTHERS ADVISED TO REPAY THEIR LOANS TO GET HIGHER LOANS

Beneficiaries of GEEP have been advised to repay their loan to enable them get a higher loan and access to other products.

STERLING BANK LAUNCHES AGRIBUSINESS FACILITY FOR WOMEN, YOUTHS

Sterling Bank Plc has launched a new product, Sterling Women and Youths in Agriculture Finance code-named SWAY-AgFin, to provide low-cost financing at single-digit rates...

CREATIVE WAYS TO COME UP WITH GREAT BUSINESS IDEAS?

You need a great idea if you want to start a business. You can know the five methods of creating a great business...

APPLY FOR AFRICAN WOMEN IN AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT (AWARD) ONE PLANET FELLOWSHIP 2021...

The One Planet Fellowship seeks to build a vibrant, highly connected and intergenerational network of African and European scientists equipped to lead research on the...

ORANGE CORNERS NIGERIA INCUBATION PROGRAMME 2021 FOR YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS

Orange Corners is an initiative of the Kingdom of The Netherlands that provides young entrepreneurs across Africa and the Middle East with the necessary training,...

CONSUMER PSYCHOLOGY: WHY DO WE BUY CERTAIN PRODUCTS AND PASS UP ON OTHERS?

Which products will sell out instantly, and which ones will collect dust on the shelves? Brands ask themselves these questions on an everyday basis....

5 FACTORS THAT CONTRIBUTE TO A COMFORTABLE RESTAURANT EXPERIENCE

Restaurants have one chance to attract and keep a customer. That chance starts with getting them in the door with a good marketing plan....

WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE: 7 WAYS TO PERSONALIZE YOUR BUSINESS

Personalization can make or break your success as a business owner. Consumers expect more from the organizations they interact with, especially when it comes...

MUCH MORE THAN A CASH REGISTER: EVERYTHING YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE CRUCIAL ROLE...

Every business sells something. That “something” can be products, services, or other transactions. Whatever the type of sale, each business requires a system for...

WELCOME TO RESPONSIBILITIES AND MORE CHANCES OF PROSPERITY IN 2021

Welcome responsibilities as it will bring in more chances of being successful and prosperous in this New Year Happy New Year

QUOTE OF THE WEEK

If the plan doesn’t work …… Change the plan…. But never the goal!

2020 LSETF W-INITIATIVE FOR LAGOS WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS (5 MILLION NAIRA)

Are you a female entrepreneur residing in Lagos State?. You can now access up to 5 million Naira when you apply for LSETF W-INITIATIVE.

BANKS OFFER YOUTHS N2B AGRIC LOAN AT 5% INTEREST

THE Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has authorised commercial banks to give up to N2 billion maximum loan to youths interested in going...

LAGOS DESIGNS ELIGIBILITY FORM FOR BUSINESSES TO ACCESS N1BILLION SEED CAPITAL

Lagos has designed a palliative eligibility form, to take in the applications of qualified practitioners for its N1 billion seed capital investment.

POSTPONEMENT OF 2020 LAGOS INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR

This is to inform members that the 2020 Lagos International Trade Fair earlier scheduled to hold from 6th – 15th...

HOW TO ACCESS UP TO 10 MILLION NAIRA COLLATERAL-FREE CBN LOAN

The Central Bank of Nigeria is giving collateral-free loans of up to N10,000,000 (Ten million Naira) to small businesses in a scheme called; Agric-Business/Small and Medium...

CAC TO IMPLEMENT NEW TECHNOLOGY FOR BUSINESS REGISTRATION, CUSTOMERS TO PRINT CERTIFICATES

CAC is set to implement new technology that will enable customers print their certificates with verifiable QR Codes from anywhere in the world.

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE SMEDAN CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION

If you are the owner of an SME in Africa, then you must have heard about the SMEDAN certificate of registration. We shared some...

ALMOST 100,000 MSMES SHARE N150BN LOAN FROM DBN

Close to 100,000 business owners in the Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) sector of the economy in Nigeria have received loans worth...

STERLING BANK LAUNCHES AGRIBUSINESS FACILITY FOR WOMEN, YOUTHS

Sterling Bank Plc has launched a new product, Sterling Women and Youths in Agriculture Finance code-named SWAY-AgFin, to provide low-cost financing at single-digit rates...

ATTEND 2020 NASSI (MSME) FAIR – 22ND NOV. – 1 DEC. 2020

Date: Friday 27th November – Tuesday 1st December, 2020 Venue: Adeyemi Bero Auditorium, Lagos State Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos.

FREE 250,000 FG/CAC BUSINESS NAMES REGISTRATION FOR MSMES

Business formalisation Support of the MSME Survival Fund As part of Federal Government’s post Covid-19 Pandemic survival intervention to support micro and...

WOMEN IN BUSINESS GROWTH LAB 2020 FOR NIGERIANS FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS

Connect Lab, an African focused Innovation Lab has launched a female entrepreneurship development programme designed to reduce the inequalities and barriers affecting women in business by accelerating...

5 WAYS TO RAISE FUNDING FOR YOUR BUSINESS

Here are a number of ways to raise funds for your business. One of the biggest challenges that entrepreneurs face...

9 BRILLIANT IDEAS TO PAY OFF DEBT FAST IN 2021

While debt repayment can be excruciating, this article will give you nine (9) brilliant ideas you can use to pay them off.

CBN LISTS BUSINESS ACTIVITIES ELIGIBLE FOR N75BN YOUTH INVESTMENT FUND

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has revealed main business activities and sectors in the Nigerian economy that are eligible to access its N75...

THE 23 MOST PROFITABLE BUSINESSES IN 2021

Some people venture into entrepreneurship knowing what industry they want to conquer and what type of business they want to start. However, for many...

FASTEST EMERGING ONLINE BUSINESSES IN NIGERIA

The global pandemic has led to many new online businesses in Nigeria emerging and making old ones going stronger than ever.  With an outbreak...

19 BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES TO HELP YOU WIN IN 2021

Creating a home-based business or finding profitable online business ideas can be challenging. There are thousands of possible choices, yet everything seems like it’s...

2021 BUDGET REVIEW: 5 KEY SECTORS TO INVEST IN

Without mincing words, the year 2020 has been an eventful one, from the coronavirus pandemic to the #EndSARS protest that shut the economies of...

QUICK WAYS TO MAKE MONEY FROM ANY BUSINESS

Businesses that solve today’s relevant problems are those that will create quick wealth in business. Not all business owners are...

CREATIVE WAYS TO COME UP WITH GREAT BUSINESS IDEAS?

You need a great idea if you want to start a business. You can know the five methods of creating a great business...

HOW YOUR BUSINESS CAN SURVIVE THE COVID-19 CRISIS (AND THEN THRIVE AFTER IT)

Getting a grip on your business first is the top priority. If you don't have cash, how can you get to a place of...

A GOAL WITHOUT A PLAN IS A WISH . PLAN WELL AS...

A Goal Without A Plan Is A Wish Plan Well As You Approach 2021!

QUOTE OF THE WEEK – PUSH HARDER THAN YESTERDAY, IF YOU WANT A DIFFERENT...

Push Harder Than Yesterday, If You Want A Different Tomorrow Start Small, GROW BIG ………And Start Now!

#ENDSARS: ACCESS BANK ANNOUNCES N50 BILLION INTEREST-FREE FACILITY FOR BUSINESSES

Access Bank Nigeria Plc has announced plans to offer N50billion interest-free credit facility to individuals and businesses.  This information was...

ARE YOU A LAGOS BASED BUSINESS AND YOUR STORE GOT LOOTED/VANDALIZED DURING THE CURFEW...

Are you a Lagos based business and your store got looted/vandalized during the curfew?   LSETF...

FREE 250,000 FG/CAC BUSINESS NAMES REGISTRATION FOR MSMES

Business formalisation Support of the Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Survival Fund As part of Federal Government’s post-Covid-19 Pandemic...

APPLY FOR THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT N75BN MSME SURVIVAL FUND

Are you an employee of MSMEs or self-employed individuals? Have you been affected adversely by COVID-19? If your answer is yes, then the Federal Government N75Bn MSME...

THE AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK’S AGRIPITCH COMPETITION 2020 FOR YOUTH AGRIPRENEUR (US$120,000) GRANT

The African Development Bank’s Youth Agripreneur AgriPitch Competition and DealRoom connects expansion-ready, youth-led African businesses with global investors (debt, equity and/or grant). The DealRoom focuses on youth-led agribusinesses...

FG RELEASES LINK TO APPLY FOR N75BN YOUTH INVESTMENT FUNDS

The federal government has given out the link for Nigerian youths to access funds for investment - The investment fund was...

TIP OF THE WEEK – HOW TO MAKE MORE MONEY SOLVING PROBLEMS

If you want to become more financially successful, you must figure out how to solve problems for other people. One of the...

20 BUSINESSES YOU CAN START WITH 50,000 NAIRA IN NIGERIA

It’s 2020 and the world is evolving at top speed. The world is becoming digitally globalized and the system is saturated with groundbreaking business...

STARTUPX CHANGEMAKERS SEED GRANT OPPORTUNITY 2021 FOR STARTUPS & SOCIAL ENTERPRISES ($1000 GRANT)

StartupXs has launched “ChangeMakers Seed Grant Opportunity 2021” for startups and social enterprises who want to change their community with their innovative business ideas.

WEMA BANK HACKAHOLICS 2.0 HACKATHON FOR YOUNG NIGERIAN ENTREPRENEURS – WIN $40,000 GRANT

The 2020 edition of the Wema Hackathon tagged ‘Hackaholics 2.0’ will be hosting participants virtually in a two-day pitch competition to exhibit innovative solutions with excellent...

STARTUPX CHANGEMAKERS SEED GRANT OPPORTUNITY 2021 FOR STARTUPS & SOCIAL ENTERPRISES ($1000 GRANT)

StartupXs has launched “ChangeMakers Seed Grant Opportunity 2021” for startups and social enterprises who want to change their community with their innovative business ideas.

DEJI ALLI ARM YOUNG TALENT AWARD 2021 FOR INNOVATIVE NIGERIAN START-UPS GET UP TO...

The Deji Alli ARM Young Talent Award is an ARM initiative in partnership with TechnoVision’s TVC Labs that aims at providing young Nigerians with an opportunity...

NEVER PUT YOUR EGGS IN ONE BASKET – DIVERSIFY YOUR BUSINESS!

This is a typical example of putting all your eggs in one basket.... Imagine what will become of these...

QUOTE OF THE WEEK

Dream Big, Start Small. But Most Of All, Start Start Small, Grow Big And Start Now!

SURVIVAL FUND: FG OPENS REGISTRATION PORTAL 10 PM, SEPT. 21

As the portal for the registration of prospective beneficiaries of the Survival Fund, the Federal Government’s business support initiative, opens On Monday, interested Nigerians...

FG COVID-19 MSME SURVIVAL FUND APPLICATION REGISTRATION GUIDELINE (WWW.SURVIVALFUND.NG) – HOW TO APPLY

The federal government of Nigeria has flag the  MSME Survival Fund (www.survivalfund.ng)  this is to cushion the effect The COVID-19 pandemic whisc has created...

DETAILED LIST OF CBN LOANS AND FUND INTERVENTIONS FOR SME BUSINESSES AND AGRICULTURE –...

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in its bid to ensure that businesses across all sectors of...

HOW TO APPLY FOR FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S N75 BILLION MSME SURVIVAL FUND

To support businesses overcome challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Government of Nigeria is set to commence nationwide implementation of two MSMEs...

NIGERIAN YOUTH INVESTMENT FUND (NYIF) TO SUPPORT 500,000 YOUTH ANNUALLY – GIVE LOAN AT...

More detailed has emerged on how the Nigerian Youth Investment Fund (NYIF) will be disbursed. The Loan which targets to Support 500,000 Youth...

Google UNVEILS $3M GRANTS SUPPORT FOR 500,000 SMES, 25,000 TEACHERS, JOB SEEKERS AND OTHERS,...

Google has announced plans to help businesses, job seekers, educational institutions and vulnerable populations as they grapple with the “new normal” and begin to rebuild...

NIGERIA IMPACT STARTUP RELIEF FACILITY (NISRF) FOR POST-MVP STAGE HIGH-GROWTH STARTUPS ($5,000 TO $20,000...

Nigeria Impact Startup Relief Facility (NISRF) is an emergency facility designed by a consortium of funding partners to disburse grants to a significant number of existing...

APPLY FOR THE ENUGU SME BUSINESS SUPPORT LOAN

The Enugu State Government, through its SME Center, is offering collateral-free business loans to SMEs in the state. This SME Business Support Loan is...

5 THINGS TO NOTE ABOUT CBN N200 BILLION SOCIAL HOUSING LOAN AND HOW TO...

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has announced a financing initiative to support the Federal Government’s Economic Sustainability programme, the plan by the...

TOP 10 SMALL BUSINESS IDEAS TO BRING YOU PROFIT IN 2020

As we enter a new decade and feel the need for change and growth awake in us, many entrepreneurial minds around the world...

ARE YOU A BUSINESS OWNER? ENSURE YOU REGISTER WITH SMEDAN TODAY TO ENJOY F.G....

Register here: http://smedanregister.ng Hello Friends, if you own a small or medium sized business, please register...

5 THINGS TO NOTE ABOUT CBN N200 BILLION SOCIAL HOUSING LOAN AND HOW TO...

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has announced a financing initiative to support the Federal Government’s Economic Sustainability programme, the plan by the...
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QUOTE OF THE WEEK – DON’T EXPECT RESULT FOR THE WORK YOU DIDN’T DO

Don’t Expect Result For The Work You Didn’t Do Start Small, GROW BIG …..    And Start Now!

FCMB EXTENDS N5M INTEREST-FREE LOAN FOR WIMBIZ

FCMB Extends N5m Interest-Free Loan For WIMBIZ First City Monument Bank (FCMB) is providing interest-free loans of up to N5 million to...

APPLY FOR N1M START-UP GRANT TO GROW YOUR SMALL BUSINESS

@Quickteller has partnered with @AgsTribe to create business opportunities for small businesses looking to grow their income.  They have also launched a...