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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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1000 young Nigerians to receive N500m grant for start ups

  Nigeria   Over 1000 Nigerians will this year be beneficiaries of N500 million grant seed capital set aside for young Nigerian entrepreneurs and students. This was disclosed today during the launch of the YESGrant Scheme (www.YESGrant.com) by the Nigerian Young Professionals Forum (NYPF) in partnership with Heritage Bank, which ...

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Real Sector Financing: CBN launches Youth Innovative Entrepreneurship Development Programme

  The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has launched the Youth Innovative Entrepreneurship Development Programme (YIEDP) in furtherance of its intervention in the real sector of the economy and job creation effort. Performing the official launch at the International Training Institute, Maitama, Abuja, on Tuesday, March 15, 2016, the Governor, ...

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1,000 African entrepreneurs join $100m Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme

  L-R: Selection Committee member, Nimi Akinkugbe; Tony Elumelu, Founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation, CEO Tony Elumelu Foundation, Parmindar Vir, Tony and Awele Elumelu Foundation Prize Awardee, Shadi Sabeh, Selection Committee Members; Angelle Kwemo, Sam Nwanze and Accenture Development Partner, Osato Noah during the announcement of the second round selection of ...

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FirstBank supports SMEs with bouquet of offerings

FirstBank   Consistent with its continued support for the sustainable development of the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) sectors of the Nigerian Economy, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, a subsidiary of FBN Holdings Plc and Nigeria’s most valuable bank brand, has unveiled its new proposition to its customers with the ...

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Facebook helps SMEs in Nigeria, Ghana

  Facebook logo     Facebook hosted a roundtable with small and medium sized enterprises from Ghana and Nigeria on Tuesday this week as part of its effort to support entrepreneurship in West Africa. The session focused on how Facebook can help small businesses reach exactly the right customers – ...

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