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Lagos State Employment Trust Fund Grant for MSMEs

April 19, 2022

  The Lagos State Government, through the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) is inviting MSMEs in the state to apply for grants under the COVID-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus (CARES) program. If they meet preset criteria, they could receive grants of up to ₦1 million. This program is aimed at supporting the recovery … Continue reading Lagos State Employment Trust Fund Grant for MSMEs

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DBN Disburses N482bn To Boost MSMEs

April 19, 2022

The Development Bank of Nigeria Plc (DBN), announced it has shelled out a total sum of N482 billion to Micro, Small, and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) in the country since its commencement. The bank revealed that 65 percent of the beneficiaries were women and youth-owned businesses.  This was stated at its 2022 Annual General Meeting … Continue reading DBN Disburses N482bn To Boost MSMEs

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FinTech

How Fintech Companies Can Financially Include Underserved Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) In Nigeria. 

April 19, 2022

Despite the rise of FinTech companies in Nigeria, over 80% of micro, small and medium businesses are financially excluded. It is not strange that petty traders in Nigeria are not aware of the opportunities FinTechs offer. Read more about FinTech Most often, this FinTechs focus on big businesses or businesses captured on online data and … Continue reading How Fintech Companies Can Financially Include Underserved Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) In Nigeria. 

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African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement Opportunities For Nigerian MSMEs

April 19, 2022

  In the words of Cyril Ramaphosa, President of South Africa ‘A  free trade area for Africa is going to be like a flood. A flood that is going to lift all the boats. It is more about all of us. All countries of Africa participating – big and small.’ The AfCFTA has been lauded … Continue reading African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement Opportunities For Nigerian MSMEs

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Lagos Plans To Open Subsidised Workspace For Thousands Of MSMEs

April 19, 2022

  The Lagos State government has revealed that it plans to open a new workspace for Small and Medium Enterprises in the state. It says that the hub will be located at Cappa, in the Oshodi district of the state. Read more about Business Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu made this known at the 7th Lagos Corporate … Continue reading Lagos Plans To Open Subsidised Workspace For Thousands Of MSMEs

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FG Plans $1 Billion Syndicated Term-Loan For MSMEs In Nigeria

April 19, 2022

  The Federal Government says it’s preparing a $1 billion loan facility targeted at MSMEs in Nigeria. The loan will be managed by the Bank of Industry (BOI). Read more about Business This was disclosed by the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Adebayo Niyi, at an MSME Survival Fund capacity building program held in … Continue reading FG Plans $1 Billion Syndicated Term-Loan For MSMEs In Nigeria

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FG Rolls Out Survival Fund Program For Nigerian MSMEs

April 19, 2022

  The Federal Government has launched a survival fund program to support Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) through the challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more about Business The program includes Payroll Support, Guaranteed Offtake, and MSME Grant among others, all part of the National Economic Sustainability Plan. Criteria  To qualify for … Continue reading FG Rolls Out Survival Fund Program For Nigerian MSMEs

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BUSINESS Opportunities

How To Apply For The Federal Government MSME Survival Fund

April 19, 2022

  The MSME Survival Fund is a ₦75 billion facility set up by the Federal Government to help small businesses get through the operational difficulties brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s part of a broader ₦2.3 trillion Economic Sustainability Plan that’s aimed at engineering the country’s economic recovery from the effects of the coronavirus … Continue reading How To Apply For The Federal Government MSME Survival Fund

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Registration for the Federal Government’s MSME Survival Fund Commences

April 19, 2022

The Federal Government has announced a registration schedule for businesses interested in partaking in its payroll support scheme for MSMEs. A statement to this effect was issued by the Project Delivery Office in Abuja on Sunday. According to the statement, the registration will begin by 10 PM on Monday, September 21, with educational institutions being … Continue reading Registration for the Federal Government’s MSME Survival Fund Commences

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Lessons From Connect Nigeria’s Growth Webinar for MSMEs: Day Two

April 19, 2022

Connect Nigeria marked this year’s World MSME Day with two webinar sessions for small businesses. The seminars took place over two days, the 26th and 27th of June. Day one featured three speakers, who shared useful advice about funding, planning and resource management, and finding a route to market. Read more about Business The second webinar session … Continue reading Lessons From Connect Nigeria’s Growth Webinar for MSMEs: Day Two

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BUSINESS E-Commerce

The Effects 0f COVID-19 Might Spur e-Commerce To Further Growth

April 19, 2022

  It has been widely said that the aftermath of the Coronavirus outbreak includes the new reality that we will never return to our familiar world of normal. Instead, we are now in a world of new normal that implies we embrace new ways of doing things. Interestingly, one of the positive game-changing new realities … Continue reading The Effects 0f COVID-19 Might Spur e-Commerce To Further Growth

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Connect Nigeria’s Webinar: Meet The Speakers

April 19, 2022

In view of the circumstances which we have all slowly adapted to thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, Connect Nigeria has soldiered on in its bid to propagate and promote businesses all over Nigeria. Webinars have become more relevant as we cannot bring people together physically and it is against this backdrop that we are bringing … Continue reading Connect Nigeria’s Webinar: Meet The Speakers

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Attend Connect Nigeria’s Growth Webinar For MSMEs

April 19, 2022

  Are you looking for new ways to scale your business in today’s challenging economic environment? Connect Nigeria wants to help you with the answers you seek. On June 26th and 27th, we will be hosting a webinar for Micro, Small, and Medium-Sized Enterprises (MSMEs). It’s themed Exploring the Opportunities for Emerging Businesses, and it … Continue reading Attend Connect Nigeria’s Growth Webinar For MSMEs

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Post COVID-19: Recession, The Survival Of MSMEs And Consumers’ Dwindling Buying Power

April 19, 2022

  Containment remains the most viable response strategy to the escalating Coronavirus pandemic until there’s a cure. However, the increasingly negative health, social, economic, financial and humanitarian impacts of COVID-19 are already seen as clear pointers to a probable global recession, if not halted. Many countries including Nigeria are already in a recession panic mode. … Continue reading Post COVID-19: Recession, The Survival Of MSMEs And Consumers’ Dwindling Buying Power

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BUSINESS Opportunities Press Release Start ups Top 100 SMEs

26th/27th June: Connect Nigeria’s Webinar On MSMEs

April 19, 2022

In commemoration of the global world MSME day, Connect Nigeria will be hosting a webinar with the theme: Exploring The Opportunities For Emerging Businesses, on the 26th and 27th of June 2020 by 1:45 pm on both days. We are of the opinion that now more than ever before, there are great opportunities for businesses … Continue reading 26th/27th June: Connect Nigeria’s Webinar On MSMEs

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