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WHAT INFORMATION SHOULD BE ON A LABEL?

When it comes to producing  food, the food manufacturers’ work doesn’t end with their finalized food product ready for distribution. The food product first needs to be labeled. NAFDAC is a federal agency that governs the labeling of food,...

LEAP AFRICA’S 11TH CEO’S FORUM!

LEAP Africa is excited to invite you to our 11th CEO’s Forum holding on Thursday June 2, 2016 at the Landmark Event Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos. Beyond networking opportunities, This year’s forum, themed Attracting Finance for your Business will bring together a panel of...

MTN BUSINESS LAUNCHES SME VALUE PACK

MTN Business has launched a new SME-tailored solution called MTN SME Value Pack. This is a complete business-enabling solution that comes with an MTN Business-branded Internet router, an MTN Business-branded desk phone, a professional email account, data bundle, voice...

Tradenigeria.ng PLATFORM TO BOOST BUSINESS GROWTH

The Nigerian small, medium and large entrepreneurs sector has received a boost with the introduction of Tradenigeria.ng, an interactive business-based platform, anchored on promoting entrepreneurship, business development and market growth in the country. “With Nigeria’s current economy no longer...

SKYE BANK ADVISES SMES ON LONG-TERM GROWTH

Skye Bank Plc has advised the Small and Medium Enterprises in the country to put in place strong internal control and effective book keeping measures as critical success factors for business sustainability. The Head, Small Business Group of the...

PROGNOSTORE INTRODUCES NEW SOFTWARE FOR SMEs

A software firm, Prognostore, has unveiled a three-in-one solution designed to help small businesses to track their trading activities. The solution, which is cloud-based, combines Point of Sale, inventory and analytics. The inventors are a team of young talented...

LAGOS, KONGA SUPPORT MSMEs

Online mall, Konga, has collaborated with the Lagos State Government to host the first-ever Micro Small and Medium Enterprises exclusive fair, which they said would deepen commerce and trade in Africa. The fair, according to them, will focus on...

TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED THIS WEEK

Attend our Business Fellowship! TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED THIS WEEK REASONS WHY NIGERIANS FAIL IN POULTRY FARMING HOW TO START POULTRY FARMING IN NIGERIA IDENTIFYING AND OVERCOMING THE CHALLENGES OF POULTRY FARMING IN NIGERIA Meet with us for our...

QUOTE OF THE DAY

“The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do” Do make the best of your weekend. Wish you a great week ahead. Tweet to smallbusinessng

BOI PLEDGES MORE FUNDING FOR INDUSTRIALISTS

The Bank of Industry on Wednesday said it would provide more funds for industrialists as part of efforts aimed at diversifying the economy. The Acting Managing Director, BoI, Mr. Waheed Olagunju, stated this at the China-Africa Trade, Investment Summit...

FIRM TO ASSIST SMES ACCESS $10BN CREDIT

A United States-based financial consulting firm, King Solomon Capital Empire, says it is set to assist indigenous entrepreneurs to secure alternative funding solutions outside commercial banks. The Chief Executive Officer, King Solomon Capital, Dr. Wilson Christson, said the firm...

WHY BANKS WON’T GIVE YOU LOAN

Most governments around the world have identified small businesses as major catalysts for economic growth. However, small businesses cannot achieve this without some form of financial assistance. The Central Bank of Nigeria in response has put forward several schemes...

QUOTES OF THE DAY

“Begin while others make excuses……..Keep going while others are quitting” – Billy Cox “Ambition is the best step to success. The second is action.” Do have the best out of your day. Tweet to smallbusinessng

BE A MEMBER OF SMALL BUSINESS CLUB

Attend our Weekly Business Fellowship! TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED THIS WEEK HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT BUSINESS FOR YOU HOW TO GET SMALL BUSINESS GRANT THE MAKING OF CUSTARD IN A SMALL SCALE INDUSTRY Meet with us for our...

HOW TO MAKE SPRAY STARCH

If you like the feel of spray starch, you’ll love being able to make this quick, easy, and eco-friendly version. Here’s how to make spray starch at home! Frankly, homemade spray starch is even better than the store-bought kind...

TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR ACCEESSING THE N500BILLION EXPORT STIMULATION FACILITY (CBN NON-OIL EXPORT INTERVENTION FUND)

FACILITY TYPES Working Capital (renewable)) Term loan for acquisition of plant and machinery/expansion ELIGIBILITY – Company must be duly registered/incorporated in Nigeria, commercially viable and have established relationships with counterparts and contracts with viable export off-takers Eligible Transactions Include...

WOMEN TO BENEFIT FROM N1B GEMS CHALLENGE FUND

WOMEN in agribusiness, who are usually at disadvantage in issues of agricultural financing, would now heave sigh of relief as they would be preferentially empowered in the Growth and Employment in States – Wholesale and Retail sector (GEMS4) project....

QUOTE OF THE DAY

“In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can”. Do have a fulfilled day, while you keep trying your best to succeed……. each day. Tweet to smallbusinessng

NIGERIA’S LARGEST CEOS FORUM IS BACK!

NIGERIA’S LARGEST CEOS FORUM IS BACK!      Successful business development requires additional sources of capital to support growth. LEAP Africa recognizes that many Nigerian entrepreneurs struggle with sourcing for funds due to internal and external challenges. Even more, a number of small and medium-sized enterprises are not investment ready and fear losing managerial control. The Forum will therefore: 1. Expose entrepreneurs to a breath of financing options available in the African context including angel investors, venture capitalists, private equity investors, banks, challenge funds, development financing and the stock market.   2. Equip them with the knowledge, skills and tools to enhance their business readiness to attract financing and effectively manage investor relationships.   3. Provide the unique opportunity for SMEs to meet and build valuable relationships with potential partners and...

THE ENUGU STATE INVESTMENT SUMMIT

About The Summit The Enugu State Investment Summit (Oganiru) is a platform through which the government of Enugu State seeks to collaborate with the private sector to promote enterprise and improve economic productivity. It is an initiative of the...

QUOTE OF THE DAY

Don’t aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally. – David Frost Do have a nice day! Tweet to smallbusinessng

HOW TO MAKE CORN FLOUR

Corn flour is known as “masa,” or “dough” in Spanish. Masa is made from corn that has been soaked in lime water overnight, dried and then ground. This flour is useful for making corn tortillas, tamales, empanadas and other...

FG UNVEILS BOI’S N10BN ENTREPRENEURSHIP SUPPORT SCHEME

Minister of Trade, Industry and Investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah has officially inaugurated the Bank of Industry (BoI)’s N10billion-Youth Entrepreneurship Support (YES) scheme, aimed at developing the entrepreneurial capacity of youths and providing start up loans at concessionary interest rates...

BE A MEMBER OF SMALL BUSINESS CLUB

Attend our Business Fellowship!   TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED THIS WEEK   Marketing Strategies What Do I need To Start A Business? The Making Of Custard in a Small Scale Industry   Meet with us for our business fellowship...

PAIR – GO TO WORK IN COMFORT; EARN MONEY

Pair (www.ilovepair.com) is a transportation service that enables Lagos workers go to and from work in comfort, by matching them with verified ride-owners(Cars and Buses) going the same route to work like themselves daily. Pair enables Lagos workers go...

ALPHAFEMMEYOU IS HIRING

Alphafemmeyou is a leading business conglomerate in Nigeria. We are one of the leaders of the Nigerian market in areas of healthcare and beauty products. We seek the services of field marketers who are ready to undertake the following...