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FG launches MSME clinic with mandate to resolve challenges of startups

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In line with the promises of the government in using Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to drive economic diversification, the Federal Government Tuesday unveiled the MSME Clinics. The programme is ...

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CBN boosts rice farmers’, plans joint interest-free loans for 7,000 Zamfara farmers

All is set for about 7,000 rice farmers in Zamfara State to benefit from interest-free loans being packaged by the state government and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for ...

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Kenya’s SMEs get $90m from AfDB to grow businesses, innovations

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Arrangements have been concluded between the government of Kenya and the Africa Development Bank (AfDB) to inject about $90m to the activities of SMEs in Kenya to boost trade finance. ...

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Lagos ETF beneficiaries hit 705, access total of N1bn

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday gave our cheques worth over N1billion to 705 beneficiaries of the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (ETF) pilot scheme. In ...

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MainOne boosts SME solution to new areas in Lagos

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Domineering cable service group, MainOne Cable Company has announced the extension of the coverage areas of its SME-in-a-Box bundled connectivity solution across new areas in Lagos. The lucky locations include ...

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BVN confusion raises questions on claims that it was used to scream N-Power beneficiaries

Whereas the National Orientation Agency (NOA), has said that wrong Bank Verification Numbers (BVN) and account numbers provided by beneficiaries of the N-power job was responsible for delay in payment ...

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Makwayiba, WFTU President begins 3 day working visit to Nigeria

The President of World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU), Comrade Mzwandile Michael Makwayiba arrived in Lagos, Nigeria on Monday on a three day working visit with labour leaders to review ...

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Why BoI launched N1Bn Solar Energy Fund, by Olagunju

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Acting managing director of The Bank of Industry (BoI), Mr. Waheed Olagunju has given more insights on why the federal agency launched its N1-billion solar energy fund. In an interview ...

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Stop sharing money to SMEs, fix infrastructure, multiple taxation, expert tells FG

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Leading development economist, Dr. Ken Igboanugo has called on the federal government to stop the act of sharing money to groups of people claiming to be members of one corporative ...

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FG, NYSC seal MoU on afforestation to deepen ‘Great Green Wall Project’

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In keeping with renewed efforts by the federal government to push back desertification in parts of the agricultural lands in Northern states, the Ministry of Environment has signed a Memorandum ...

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