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Tony Elumelu Foundation to host 1,300 entrepreneurs, business leaders from 54 countries

  The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Africa’s largest philanthropy focused on supporting entrepreneurship, has announced that the 3rd annual TEF Entrepreneurship Forum will take place on October 13-14 in Lagos. This is the first year the invitation-only Forum is open to non-TEF entrepreneurs and will allow SMEs from across Africa ...

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1,600 FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS BENEFIT AS ACCESS BANK CONCLUDES THE WOMENPRENEUR SERIES 1.0

In line with its commitment to empower women with the skills they need to thrive in the economy, Access Bank recently concluded the first season of the the much talked about Womenpreneur Workshop by training Female Entrepreneurs in the Eastern region of the country.   This edition which serves as ...

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AfDB calls on credit providers to increase lending to meet demand by African MSMEs

  THE African Development Bank (AfDB) has called on financial markets to increase affordable loans and provide more diverse and innovative financing instruments to Africa’s micro, small and medium sized enterprises. Industrialization is one of the High 5s priority areas of the African Development Bank. Credit providers need to increase ...

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Ecobank Nigeria Says ready to Meet SMEs FOREX Need on Importation

        Ecobank Nigeria has called on the operators of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the country to approach the Bank for their foreign exchange (forex) needs for importation. This is line with Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)’s recent directive to banks support the SMEs with forex ...

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Red Star Express to Host SME 1000

Red Star Express Plc is set to host entrepreneurs and owners of Small and Medium Enterprises to a forum to give them support by sharing insights, information and industry advice as it affects them in relation to the growth of their business. This event will seek to provide advice and ...

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United Capital , Societe Generale, others Support African SMEs with €77m

United Capital Plc has partnered with global financial and corporate institutions to set up a Franco-African Investment Fund (FFA), with investible funds of 77 million euro. The aim of the fund is to accelerate the growth of innovative and entrepreneurial African and French small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) with ...

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Partnership with Tony Elumelu Foundation will lift creative Industries-Minister

L-R: Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed and Chairman of Elumelu Foundation, Mr Tony Elumelu, after signing a Cooperation Agreement in Lagos yesterday. The partnership between the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture and the Tony Elumelu Foundation will help to re-position the Creative Industries in Nigeria, the Minister of ...

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Lending to SMEs through Credit Guarantee Corporation

Small and Medium Enterprises(SMEs) are seen as the driver of economic growth, especially, at a time the country is diversifying its revenue from oil. As critical as SMEs sector is, lending to operators is abysmal, therefore, limiting the impact of this critical sector on the nation’s Gross Domestic Product(GDP). To ...

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FirstBank Partners Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce to Drive MSME Growth

First Bank logo Nigeria’s premier financial Institution and most valuable bank brand, First Bank of Nigeria Limited has partnered the Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) to jointly host a Micro, Small & Medium Size Enterprises (MSME) workshop with the theme: Fundamentals of Building a Sustainable Business. The two day workshop ...

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Fidelity Bank empowers Nigerian youths with entrepreneurial skills

Fidelity Bank   Determined to eradicate the scourge of unemployment currently ravaging the country, Fidelity Bank Plc, one of the nation’s highly diversified lender, in strategic partnership with Gazelle Academy and University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN), has empowered 300 Nigerian youths with top-of-the-line entrepreneurial skills. The programme, which is part ...

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